Monday, August 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

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 dogs. Male terrier and female yellow lab mix lost between Floresville and Pleasanton Aug. 24 FM 3161 and CR 2505. No collars. If found, please call 830-391-5660.

VideoLost poodle mix in Sutherland Springs area. Reward. 210-789-0118
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.
In-home assistance for mom while I work, she has mild to moderate dementia, 2 shifts needed, 1-6 p.m. and 5-11 p.m.; assist with cooking, taking medications, companionship, light duties, position in Floresville. Call 830-379-2291, leave message if interested.
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





Video Vault ›
ShowcasePursch with auto package

Breaking News


Manhunt under way at Wilson-Gonzales county line




E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story

Wilson County News
November 8, 2013, 1:15pm
6,860 views | 20 comments

NIXON -- Sheriff’s deputies from Wilson and Gonzales counties are searching the area of C.R. 116 northwest of here after officials say a group of suspected illegal aliens fled following a vehicular pursuit Nov. 8.

Wilson County Sheriff Joe D. Tackitt Jr. said that Wilson County Deputy Emanuel Fultz reported observing a Chevrolet cargo van roll through a stop sign on F.M. 1681 in the Union Valley area before 9:30 a.m. Fultz, who was driving in front of the vehicle, pulled over to let the van pass before attempting to initiate a traffic stop.

The driver fled onto C.R. 477, then continued into Gonzales County where the road changes to C.R. 116, Tackitt said. The driver then crashed through a fence before an estimated 15 occupants bailed out of the vehicle. As of 12:45 p.m., no one had been captured.

Tackitt urges anyone in the area who observes suspicious activity or suspicious people to call 911.
 

Your Opinions and Comments

 
squawk box  
Pandora, Tx  
November 14, 2013 1:28pm
 
Sounds like a good idea since Mexico is one of our top three trading partners and Monterrey is a major business hub. San Antonio would certainly benefit but I'm not sure about Pandora. Mexico would pay for almost half. Laredo ... More ›

 
Ex-Tiger  
CA  
November 14, 2013 9:56am
 
Notsonewsworthy.. Sounds like a waste of tax payer money. Are there really that many people traveling from the U.S. to Monterrey as there are from Monterrey to the U.S.?

 
NotSoNewsWorthy  
Floresville  
November 13, 2013 8:14pm
 
Hey, did you all hear that our Congressman wants to have a high speed train from here all the way down to Monterrey, Mexico? That should really help cut down on the illegal trafficking problem, right? Not!

 
Ex-Tiger  
CA  
November 13, 2013 8:54am
 
Squawk box.... It all depends if they qualify. I have my doubts. :)

 
squawk box  
Pandora, Tx  
November 13, 2013 6:19am
 
Ex tiger....POPFO Do those certified get one of those blue USDA stamps ? :) RetiredinLavernia.....Annual weight checks....Then, Barney would be Chief.

 
retiredinlavernia  
lavernia  
November 12, 2013 4:21pm
 
It would seem like comman sense for yearly physical tests to keep a LEO license including max wt to height ratio. It is also obvious that there is not. Why???

 
Chief Noetall  
Wise, Texas  
November 12, 2013 3:13pm
 
Stop picking on Sergeant Schultz....Kemo Sabe

 
The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
November 12, 2013 11:20am
 
I am wondering exactly why we still try to apprehend these illegals. When they are caught ICE does nothing to them. After all they are potential demo voters. After amnesty.

 
Ex-Tiger  
CA  
November 11, 2013 10:39pm
 
Your the idiot. I know you have to be certified. People often get certified but are not qualified. If an officer chases a suspect on foot for fifty yards and is gasping for air that would make him certified but not fully qualified ... More ›

 
POFPO  
Floresville  
November 11, 2013 8:34pm
 
You idiot, you have to be certified to be a Peace Officer!

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 ExpertsHeavenly Touch homeFriesenhahn Custom WeldingAllstate & McBride RealtyVoncille Bielefeld home

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