Thursday, December 8, 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

*Includes FREE photo online! mywcn.com/lostandfound
Found: Red Chihuahua, male, friendly but frightened, need to find his owner, in Floresville. 830-534-6413.

VideoFound: Dog, chocolate color, on old Pittman Rd., be prepared to prove it's your dog, looking for owner. Call or text Tammy at 830-391-6662.
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Carpenter's Helper needed! Starting $10.00 we do all kinds of remodeling, woodwork,new construction. Must have transportation call John 210-325-5929
Although we make every effort to spot suspicious ads before they run, one may occasionally get into print. If that happens, we ask the consumer to call us ASAP so that we can take corrective action.
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





Video Vault ›
Richardson Chevrolet homeTNMCRE/MAX home

Section A: General News


Strike force targets Eagle Ford traffic




E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story

Wilson County News
June 13, 2012 | 2,436 views | 8 comments

Increased traffic on area roadways because of the oil and natural gas exploration of the Eagle Ford shale has spurred numerous complaints to area law-enforcement agencies. As a result, 20 troopers from the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) are set to converge on Wilson and Karnes counties June 13-15. . . .

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. You’ve reached your free access limit for this week. The full article is available to Wilson County News subscribers only (if you receive the paper in the mail or if you have purchased an E-subscription). Minimum subscription length is one year. If you are already a subscriber, simply sign in using the Login form in the upper right of this page.
 

Your Opinions and Comments

 
The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
June 19, 2012 11:20am
 
Don't like to be a nit-picker but I think the paper left out the part where Sgt. Christian said the strike force would be working every day or did I just overlook it?

 
Something else to say 2  
June 19, 2012 4:57am
 
Marcelina, just because they are not out on 181 where everyone can see them does not mean they are not out in the county stopping the trucks. IF you know this county you know there is 123, 537, 539, 536, 97, 87 and other state... More ›

 
The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
June 18, 2012 1:30pm
 
So was Sgt. Christian wrong in his comment in the article? The strike force is working every day. You are sure about that.

 
jus thinkin  
floresville  
June 16, 2012 10:42am
 
Go get um guys. You are doing a great job.

 
Something else to say 2  
June 16, 2012 9:58am
 
The task force is enforce EVERYDAY. The truck companies are all on alert. The truck traffic is dangerous and I thank the local officers and dps for getting a hold on this. Marcelina Muse, just because you do not see locals... More ›

 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
June 15, 2012 1:14pm
 
I've seen two stops today but they were not big trucks. Drive safely, everyone.

 
The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
June 15, 2012 11:28am
 
Counted 4 DPS commercial vehicle units in Floresville Wednesday on my way to SA. Three had eighteen wheelers pulled over. We need not advertise the dates the strike force will be working do you think? I believe most of the truck... More ›

 
The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
June 13, 2012 9:22am
 
A question. Is speeding or enforcement of other traffic violations limited to DPS. Didn't think so. Someone needs to tell the locals. Laws of physics tell me that heavy trucks are much harder to stop than cars or light trucks.... More ›

Share your comment or opinion on this story!


You must be logged in to post a comment.




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

Section A: General News Archives


Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Community called to show off Floresville (December 7, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Council reviews city debt obligations (December 7, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Court Update (December 7, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Do both for Christmas (December 7, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Don’t let scammers take away your holiday cheer (December 7, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Editorial: Democrats continue to play the Nazi card (December 7, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Editorial: Remembering a night with Castro (December 7, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Editorial: Vision from the left blames ‘society’ for poor youth (December 7, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Educator dies in rollover (December 7, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Floresville chamber set to meet Dec. 13 (December 7, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Floresville sets early voting dates (December 7, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Greater LV Chamber set to meet Dec. 7 (December 7, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Group’s wish: a no-kill animal shelter for Wilson County (December 7, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Letter: America fiddles (December 7, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Letter: Weigh in about signs in St. Hedwig (December 7, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Master Gardener classes (December 7, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Meeting Watch: China Grove City Council (December 7, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Meeting Watch: St. Hedwig City Council (December 7, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Pleasanton native serves in Pearl Harbor (December 7, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Police Blotter (December 7, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Praying shouldn’t end when the storms of life subside (December 7, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Register for upcoming Food Handlers course (December 7, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Taxpayers hit hospital district with rollback petition (December 7, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Walmart to host blood drive Dec. 19 (December 7, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. ‘A date which will live in infamy’ Memories of Pearl Harbor Day, World War II (December 7, 2016)