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Section A: General News


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July 10, 2013 | 2,671 views | 28 comments

(Revised 7/14/13) Wilson County citizens concerned about the county government’s plan to issue certificates of obligation for courthouse repairs and other capital projects have started a petition drive. . . .

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Michael Abbott  
Sutherland Springs, TX  
July 31, 2013 1:10pm
 
NEW SIGNUP LOCATIONS: Poth: Germania Insurance - Through Friday (8 a.m. - 5 p.m.) Farmer's Gin - Through Friday (7 a.m. - 7 p.m.) Kosciusko: Pruski's Feed & Seed - Through Friday (7 a.m. - 5 p.m.)

 
Michael Abbott  
Sutherland Springs, TX  
July 20, 2013 7:05pm
 
Special sign up event: Tomorrow, Sunday the 21st La Vernia Busy Bear 8am-2pm

 
I told you so  
adkins tx  
July 18, 2013 10:34am
 
well well all you voters had a chance to change the commissioner court but you decided to stick with the good ole boys well I told you so hee hee enjoy you tax increase!

 
Never going to change  
poth  
July 18, 2013 7:03am
 
Mr abbott any comment from your commissioner morales

 
Its Me  
Over Here  
July 18, 2013 12:07am
 
Is there a total on the signatures collected so far?

 
Michael Abbott  
Sutherland Springs, TX  
July 17, 2013 11:56pm
 
Sign up events this week are: 1)Sutherland Springs - Valero/SS Stop Thurs. 5:30pm-8:30pm 2)Floresville - Photos by Jim C St. Sat. 9am-12pm 3)La Vernia - Busy Bear Restaurant Sat. 8am-2pm

 
Michael Abbott  
Sutherland Springs, TX  
July 16, 2013 10:10pm
 
Something to think about..... Elected officials have to go to you, the voter, to get voted into the position to where they then, don't have to ask your permission concerning YOUR money? What's wrong with this picture???

 
Michael Abbott  
Sutherland Springs, TX  
July 16, 2013 7:03pm
 
Change of plans... Sign up event tonight has moved to the Valero/SS Stop in Sutherland Springs until 10:00pm. Sorry for the inconvenience.

 
Michael Abbott  
Sutherland Springs, TX  
July 16, 2013 5:51pm
 
This just in... A petition sign up event will be at the Sutherland Springs Ballpark located at 6th & 11th Streets starting at 6:30pm - 10:00pm tonight Tues. July 16th. This is a good opportunity for voters from La Vernia, ... More ›

 
Michael Abbott  
Sutherland Springs, TX  
July 16, 2013 2:24pm
 
Please use the Facebook link above at the end of the article...it is working.

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