Sunday, May 29, 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


VideoLost: German mix, male, tip of one ear missing, micro chipped, last seen with blue collar and blue bone tag with name and house number. Call if found, 830-779-2512.

VideoMISSING TORTOISE from S. Palo Alto Dr. in Estates of Eagle Creek on May 17th. If you see him, please contact us @ (210) 913-4558 or (830) 393-4030.
Reward! Lost: Fox Terrier, white and orange female, named Sara, no collar, went missing May 1, near F.M. 775 and 3432. Call Lindsay at 210-284-0094.
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

*Fair Housing notice. All help wanted advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or an intention, to make any such preference limitation or discrimination." This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for help wanted ads, which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis.
Full-time bartender needed at Olmos Country Corner Store, 9071 FM 467. Call Rick at 210-687-0108.
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





Video Vault ›
Heritage ParkBudget BlindsPursch with auto package

Breaking News


Two hurt in tanker truck crash


Two hurt in tanker truck crash
WILLIAM J. GIBBS JR. • Members of the Stockdale Emergency Medical Services tend to the injured Feb. 20 following a crash involving a water tanker truck on northbound U.S. 87 northwest of Stockdale.


E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story

Wilson County News
February 20, 2013, 2:13pm
4,852 views
2 comments

STOCKDALE -- Two men are undergoing treatment for their injuries following a Feb. 20 crash at approximately 1 p.m. that involved a water tanker truck on northbound U.S. 87 approximately 4 miles northwest of here.

According to Trooper Harold Estep of the Texas Department of Public Safety Highway Patrol, the truck’s driver -- identified as 23-year-old Mario Guerrero -- reported that he had fallen asleep, which caused the truck to drift into the left-hand guardrail. When he awoke, the truck was leaving the roadway, prompting him to turn the wheel sharply to the right, which caused the truck to skid out of control and land on its driver’s side.

Both lanes leading up to the northbound span of a bridge over the Cibolo Creek were blocked by the truck, which is owned by Houston-based T-Rex Services. Chief Edwin Baker of the Stockdale Volunteer Fire Department said the northbound lanes of U.S. 87 could be closed for as long as four hours.

The Stockdale Emergency Medical Services transported Guerrero and his passenger, identified as Albert Hart, to the Connally Memorial Medical Center in Floresville. Information about their conditions was not immediately available.
 

Your Opinions and Comments

 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
February 20, 2013 3:42pm
 
And there is a tremendous amount of traffic in that area. Drive safely folks.

 
Susan Hodges  
Floresville, TX  
February 20, 2013 2:58pm
 
I came up on this just as the ambulance was leaving -- took me 30 minutes to get around it. Hope the people aren't hurt too badly. Organization by DPS and Stockdale EMS was amazing, had traffic moving by (slowly, but moving!)

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?

Breaking News Archives


DPS Urges Safe Driving During Memorial Day Weekend (May 27, 2016)
Governor/Crime Stoppers Offer Reward In I-35 Rock Throwing Case (May 27, 2016)
‘Basics for the Best’ honors veterans May 28 in Floresville (May 27, 2016)
Flash flood watch (May 26, 2016)
Law officials seek info in connection with shooting (May 26, 2016)
Precinct 3 primary runoff is today (May 24, 2016)
Update on missing Floresville High School teens (May 24, 2016)
Attend Eagle Creek emergency services town hall meetings (May 20, 2016)
Boil water notice canceled for Cimarron residents (May 20, 2016)
FELPS continues power repairs in wake of Wilson County storms (May 20, 2016)
Updated rainfall for the week (May 20, 2016)
Rain closes schools in Nixon, roads in Wilson County (May 19, 2016)
Weather alert (May 19, 2016)
Storms cut swath of damage across South Texas (May 18, 2016)
Local rain reports (May 16, 2016)
Passersby find burning body (May 12, 2016)
Watch for two trucks reported stolen from Floresville High School (May 12, 2016)
Pilgrim’s Pride recall chicken products (May 10, 2016)
Police: La Vernia High School students are safe; no incident, despite rumors (May 9, 2016)
May 7 election night coverage (May 7, 2016)
Blue Bell recalls Rocky Road ice cream (May 6, 2016)
Firefighters battle grass blaze near Floresville (May 5, 2016)
Early voting closes in May 7 elections (May 4, 2016)
Early voting numbers (May 3, 2016)
Floresville ISD hires Rohrs as athletic director (May 3, 2016)
Floresville police seek information about Walmart theft (May 3, 2016)
Local rain reports (May 2, 2016)
Southern Electric
WCN Citizens Forum 5/28/15
Malcolm's Custom Welding
Allstate & McBride RealtyVoncille Bielefeld homeTriple R DC ExpertsHeavenly Touch home

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