Saturday, August 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


VideoFound senior female beagle/mix in Whispering Oaks. Blind and deaf. No identification. Call or text 210-259-6977.
Lost: Female German Shepherd, Aug. 13, Oak Hollow and Hwy. 87, La Vernia, mostly black with tan on legs, white on chest. Reward for safe return, call 210-296-1183.

VideoLost Chihuahua. He's a little larger. His name is Lenny. If found please call 8305348326. Thank you.
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Sears Hometown Store in Floresville, Texas is hiring warehouse/delivery driver and full-time sales associates. Applicants must be self-motivated with great customer service and sales experience. Management skills and bilingual is a plus. Qualified applicants may apply in person at 2301 10th., Floresville. No calls please.
Driver/Customer Service Rep., CDL (A or B) required, dual tandem flatbeds with off-load crane, experience driving off road and sand, septic installation and/or construction experience helpful, regional delivery, weekdays. American Precast Concrete, 525 10th St., Floresville.
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





Video Vault ›
ShowcasePursch with auto package

Breaking News


Floresville multi-vehicle crash sends two to hospital


Floresville multi-vehicle crash sends two to hospital
Members of the Wilson County Emergency Medical Services prepare to transport one of two motorists injured in a multi-vehicle crash July 11 at the intersection of U.S. 181 and C.R. 130 in Floresville.


E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story

Wilson County News
July 11, 2013, 3:55pm
4,833 views
12 comments

FLORESVILLE -- A multi-vehicle crash at the intersection of U.S. 181 and C.R. 130 near the Walmart Supercenter here has sent two via ambulance to the Connally Memorial Medical Center in Floresville.

According to Patrolman James “Billy” Mitchell of the Floresville Police Department, just after 1 p.m., Joel Tolle, 45, of Floresville was traveling southbound on U.S. 181 in a tractor-trailer owned by R Construction Oilfield Services, when he came upon traffic stopped in the intersection. Mitchell said the tractor-trailer struck the rear of a Ford F-250 pickup truck being driven by 71-year-old Wilburn Eddie Eckhardt of Fredericksburg, which spun through the intersection and into the grass median.

The careening F-250 struck a Ford F-150 pickup truck being driven by 71-year-old Donald Deaton of Floresville. A Ford Mustang -- driven by 38-year-old Miguel Salazar of San Antonio -- suffered front-end damage, which Mitchell said likely was from striking debris from the other vehicles.

The Wilson County Emergency Medical Services transported Eckhardt to Connally, along with Deaton’s 68-year-old wife, Holly.

Tolle was charged with failure to stop, Mitchell said.
 

Your Opinions and Comments

 
Holly  
Floresville  
July 13, 2013 7:36am
 
Just wondering...thank you for your advice, it is well heeded

 
Holly  
Floresville  
July 13, 2013 7:32am
 
Susan, I did not intend to leave you out of my appreciation. You are very sweet to have written, thank you friend!

 
Just Wondering  
Poth, TX  
July 13, 2013 1:43am
 
Swollen spine....concussion.......burns......bruises and a sore nose! Holly you should contact Waine Rigjt or John Adler (The Tejas HAMMER)! I had an accident last year and broke the tail light on my car when someone bumped me ... More ›

 
Holly  
Floresville  
July 12, 2013 4:19pm
 
Thank you so much Fred. I think I am going to see about trading in my little "Silver Lady". If I had been in her, I would have been dead, and I cannot bring myself to think about what would have transpired, had my ... More ›

 
Elaine K.  
Floresville  
July 12, 2013 12:49pm
 
Yes, Holly. You are lucky, but probably more than just lucky. Prayers and Blessings to you and your family. Take care and the best to you in your long recovery. I'm so sorry that this had to happen to you, but so glad that it ... More ›

 
Fred Ohnesorge  
Floresville, TX  
July 12, 2013 11:30am
 
holly just saw the article,,, glad you are ok and you wre not in the "baby" !!!! if you need anything just call me !!! take care fred o

 
Holly  
Floresville  
July 12, 2013 10:54am
 
My husband just told me to come look at the photographs and even though I do not feel like it, I am blessed that I did. To know that I have such wonderful friends touches my heart. The doctors said that I have swelling of the ... More ›

 
Elaine K.  
Floresville  
July 11, 2013 6:38pm
 
Drive carefully, folks!

 
Russell Dickerson  
Floresville, TX  
July 11, 2013 6:04pm
 
Praise God noone was killed!

 
Susan Hodges  
Floresville, TX  
July 11, 2013 5:14pm
 
Ditto, Elaine! Glad Holly's okay.

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


AgriLife Extension to offer programs on Zika, mosquito management in SA (August 24, 2016)
Falls City plans early release for Bruni game Aug. 26 (August 23, 2016)
Most Wanted Fugitive Captured in San Antonio (August 23, 2016)
Watch for signal lights at Standish and Fourth streets (August 23, 2016)
Filing deadline Aug. 25 for Floresville council Place 3, today for other offices (August 22, 2016)
Nixon-Smiley CISD closed first day of school (August 22, 2016)
Rain totals for the week (August 22, 2016)
Overnight flooding causes widespread damage in Wilson County; emergency... (August 21, 2016)
Shelter for flood victims open in Floresville (August 21, 2016)
Poth football scrimmage moved (August 18, 2016)
Counterfeit $20 bills spotted in Floresville (August 17, 2016)
DPS Reminds Drivers to Obey Traffic Laws, Watch For Children As New School... (August 17, 2016)
Weather moves Falls City Aug. 18 scrimmage (August 17, 2016)
Johnny Garcia: One of Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives (August 16, 2016)
Flash flood watch issued (August 15, 2016)
Local rain reports (August 15, 2016)
Authorities seek information on vehicle theft (August 11, 2016)
Texas Rangers arrest Nixon city manager (August 11, 2016)
What’s going on? Floresville Police Department closed (August 11, 2016)
Floresville Event Center fire-suppression system fails inspection; city... (August 10, 2016)
Venue change for Rancho de las Cabras film (August 10, 2016)
Police arrest suspect in Nixon armed robbery (August 3, 2016)
Prescribed Burn Planned for Government Canyon State Natural Area Wednesday (August 2, 2016)
Southern Electric
WCN Citizens Forum 5/28/15
Malcolm's Custom Welding
Triple R DC ExpertsFriesenhahn Custom WeldingVoncille Bielefeld homeAllstate & McBride RealtyHeavenly Touch home

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