Tuesday, July 28, 2015
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search


Lost & Found


VideoFound: older Dachshund running down the road. If this is your dog please call (210)789-0925. Will need proof and verification that the dog is your's.

VideoLost female longhair chihuahua that had been trimmed. Near 3rd and hwy 97 floresville. Pls call jeri 409 781 3191 Miss her very much.
Lost/dognapped: Black Lab/Pyrenees male puppy, about 30 pounds, vaccination tag on collar, last seen on Wood Valley Dr., Wood Valley Acres, Adkins, Sat., July 18 around noon. 210-827-9533.
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

ON-CALL CRISIS POOL WORKERS NEEDED. Part-time positions are available for after hours “on-call” crisis workers to respond to mental health crisis for Wilson and Karnes Counties. Duties include crisis interventions, assessments, referrals to stabilization services, and referrals for involuntary treatment services according to the Texas Mental Health Laws. You must have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, sociology, social work, nursing, etc. On-call hours are from 5 p.m.-8 a.m. weekdays, weekends and holidays vary. If selected, you must attend required training and must be able to report to designated safe sites within 1 hour of request for assessment. Compensation is at a rate of $200 per week plus $100 per completed and submitted crisis assessment, and mileage. If interested call Camino Real Community Services, 210-357-0359.
La Vernia United Methodist Childcare has openings for employment, childcare experience preferred but not required, CPR training is a plus. Call LVUMC Child Care at 830-779-5117 for more information.
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





Video Vault ›
WCN your news your way subscribeWCN printingWCN Citizens Forum 5/28/15

Breaking News


DPS Responds to Texas-Mexico Border Incidents




E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story
Texas Department of Public Safety
July 12, 2013, 5:00pm
2,862 views | 5 comments

AUSTIN -- On Thursday, Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) officers responded to multiple incidents that took place on the Texas-Mexico border.

According to preliminary information, the first incident occurred early Thursday afternoon, when a Texas Rangers’ boat responded to a “shots fired” call by the U.S. Border Patrol on the Rio Grande River. After arriving at the scene, the Rangers observed that the Border Patrol agents had taken cover inside their boat while pointing across the river toward individuals on the Mexico side believed to be responsible for the shots fired. Rangers then launched tear gas rounds in the direction of the individuals in Mexico, who vacated the area.

Later in the afternoon in a separate incident, a DPS Tactical Marine Unit (TMU) team was patrolling the river, when they came upon a raft that was nearing the U.S. shore, and observed multiple subjects aboard. As the TMU team approached, the subjects abandoned the raft and swam to Mexico. The TMU team seized the raft, which was on the U.S. side and contained several bundles of marijuana, totaling approximately 1,100 pounds.

Around the same time, at approximately 5 p.m. CT, the Texas Rangers’ boat responded to assist with the marijuana seizure incident. While en route, the Rangers’ boat was fired upon from Mexico. DPS officers aboard the Rangers’ boat returned fire, at which time the subjects in Mexico vacated the area. (The TMU patrol vessel was not present at the time of this particular shooting.)

No injuries were reported in all three incidents. Additionally, no charges have been filed in these cases, as all subjects fled into Mexico. While these incidents occurred in the South Texas area, the specific locations will not be released at this time for security purposes.

No additional information is available at this time.
 

Your Opinions and Comments

 
The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
July 17, 2013 11:13am
 
Why Billy Bob, you politically incorrect devil you!

 
The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
July 16, 2013 10:09am
 
Yeh New Guy. It's a dirty job but someone has to do it. When your federal government refuses to enforce the immigration law and protect our border I guess it falls to the State to protect itself. I personally think we should ... More ›

 
New Guy  
Wilson County  
July 15, 2013 4:03pm
 
How about why is the TMU doing a Federal Mission of protecting our borders. They are just trying to start a war between US and Mexico. Next thing you know they will be buying an aircraft carrier and parking off the Mexician ... More ›

 
Proletariat  
Utopia,Tx.  
July 15, 2013 1:40pm
 
You said it MM. This is comprehensive immigration reform at its best. Brought to you by BHO and friends.... No wonder that Janet Napolitano is stepping down. Her job securing the border is done !!!.

 
The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
July 15, 2013 12:35pm
 
Do you mean that our future Democrat voters are firing at us and bringing dope into our Country? There must be some mistake. This could not possibly be true. Quick call the WH to start a cover up.

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


Malcolm's Custom Welding
Southern Electric
Connally Memorial MC breaking news banner
auto chooserAllstate & McBride RealtyTriple R DC ExpertsHeavenly Touch homeVoncille Bielefeld homeDrama Kids

  Copyright © 2007-2015 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.