Thursday, October 27, 2016
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search

Preview the Paper Preview the Paper

Preview this week's Paper
A limited number of pages are displayed in this preview.
Preview this Week’s Issue ›
Subscribe Today ›

Lost & Found

Lost: Black Angus bull, C.R. 417 and C.R. 422 area, Stockdale. 210-241-1844.

VideoLost: Show lamb, C.R. 421/432 area in Stockdale, she is all white with a black head, tag No. 644, she belongs to my daughter. 830-534-8566.
*Includes FREE photo online!
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Be skeptical of ads that say you can make lots of money working from the comfort of your home. If this were true, wouldn’t we all be working at home?
The 81st & 218th Judicial District Community Supervision and Corrections Department (Adult Probation) is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Community Supervision Officer. Requirements: Must have a Bachelor's degree recognized by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and cannot be employed as a peace officer or work as a reserve or volunteer peace officer. Starting salary: $35,705.00 plus State benefits; Closing date: November 10, 2016; Procedure: Applicants should submit resume and copy of college transcript to: Renee Merten, Director, 1102 3rd Street, Floresville, TX 78114; or via email The 81st & 218th Judicial District Community Supervision and Corrections Department is also seeking qualified applicants for the position of Unit Manager for the Atascosa County office. Requirements: Must be a certified Community Supervision Officer in the State of Texas. At least five years of full time paid experience in the field of probation is preferred. Starting salary: Negotiable based on experience; Closing date: November 10, 2016; Procedure: Applicants should submit resume, references, and a copy of their CSO Certification to: Renee Merten, Director, 1102 3rd Street, Floresville, TX 78114; or via email
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos

Video Vault ›
City Base PlumbingPursch with auto packageShowcase

Breaking News

State Increases Reward on Sex Predator

State Increases Reward on Sex Predator
Troy Allison

E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story
Texas Department of Public Safety
April 3, 2012, 2:26pm
Post a comment

AUSTIN -- Troy Allison, 58, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is this month’s featured fugitive with a $12,000 reward offered for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of April. Texas Crime Stoppers tips are guaranteed to be anonymous.

Allison has an extensive criminal history, including Aggravated Rape, Sexual Assault, Assault and Sex Offense Against Child. He is currently wanted for Parole Violation and Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.

He went to prison for several years after sexually assaulting a 22-year-old woman at gunpoint in Houston in 1977. Allison was paroled in 2003 and has been on the run from authorities since 2004. He was last seen in the Lufkin area and has family in the Houston and Conroe areas. Authorities have reason to believe he was recently in the Laredo area. See wanted poster at:

Allison previously served in the military and has also worked as a pipe fitter, welder and meat cutter. He has the letters “ZAN” and “USMC” tattooed on the outside of his upper right arm.

One offender from the Texas 10 Most Wanted Program is featured each month in hopes the higher reward money from the Governor’s Criminal Justice Division will generate additional tips. The higher reward amount will only be paid if the tip comes in the same month the fugitive is featured.

Texas Crime Stoppers, which is funded by the Governor’s Criminal Justice Division, offers cash rewards to any person who provides information that leads to the arrest of one of the Texas 10 Most Wanted fugitives or sex offenders.

Anyone with information can provide anonymous tips in four different ways:
•Call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS (8477).
•Text the letters DPS--followed by your tip--to 274637 (CRIMES) from your cell phone.
•Submit a web tip through the DPS website by selecting the fugitive you have information about, and then clicking on the link under their picture.
•Submit a Facebook tip at by clicking the “SUBMIT A TIP” link (under the “About” section).

All calls, texts, e-mails and Facebook messages are anonymous.

DPS investigators work with local law enforcement agencies to select fugitives for the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and Sex Offender lists. You can find the current lists--with photos--on the DPS website at

Do not attempt to apprehend these fugitives yourself; they are considered armed and dangerous.

Your Opinions and Comments

Be the first to comment on this story!

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Not a subscriber?
Subscriber, but no password?
Forgot password?

Breaking News Archives

Southern Electric
WCN Citizens Forum 5/28/15
Malcolm's Custom Welding
Allstate & McBride RealtyHeavenly Touch homeTriple R DC ExpertsFriesenhahn Custom WeldingVoncille Bielefeld home

  Copyright © 2007-2016 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.