Friday, May 6, 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 orange & white female fox terrier on 5/1/16 near 775 & 3432. Please contact Lindsay @ 210-284-0094. Thanks.
*Includes FREE photo online!

VideoLost: Pitbull mix, brindle male, answers to Jake, since April 7 on I-37 between 536 and Hardy Rd. No questions, help Jake come home to his family, 361-765-7373.
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Floresville ISD is accepting applications at for the position of custodian, 260 days, 5 days per week, 8 hour workday.
Landscape Forman needed: Must have own transportation. Have knowledge decks, ponds, waterfalls, irrigation Call 830-534-2903
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos

Video Vault ›
You’ve been granted free access to this subscribers only article.

South Texas Living

Donate to Operation Christmas Child

E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story
November 13, 2013 | 2,381 views | Post a comment

With holiday supplies already covering the store shelves, Wilson County individuals, families, churches, and groups are working to make Christmas a reality for needy kids around the world by filling shoeboxes with toys, school supplies, hygiene items, and notes of encouragement. Operation Christmas Child, the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind, is ramping up as residents prepare to collect hundreds of gift-filled shoeboxes during National Collection Week Monday, Nov. 18, through Monday, Nov. 25.

Everyone is welcome to drop off a packed shoebox at the Oak Hills Community Church at 90 Eagle Creek Ranch Blvd. (U.S. 181) north of Floresville during the following hours:

•Monday through Wednesday, Nov. 18-20, 1-6 p.m.;

•Thursday, Nov. 21, 9 a.m. to noon;

•Friday, Nov. 22, 1-6 p.m.;

•Saturday, Nov. 23, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.;

•Sunday, Nov. 24, 2-5 p.m.; or

•Monday, Nov. 25, 9 a.m. to noon.

The First Baptist Church in La Vernia at 201 S. Crews St. will also be a drop-off site during the following days:

•Monday through Thursday, Nov. 18-21, 10 a.m. to noon;

•Friday, Nov. 22, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.;

•Saturday, Nov. 23, 10 a.m. to noon;

•Sunday, Nov. 24, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; or

•Monday, Nov. 25, 9 a.m. to noon.

For more information or for additional local collection drop-off sites, call 1-800-567-8580 or visit

Your Opinions and Comments

Be the first to comment on this story!

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Not a subscriber?
Subscriber, but no password?
Forgot password?

South Texas Living Archives

WCN Photo Contest HHF
WWII Clippings HHF
Coupon Q&A HHF-right
coupon home-rght
Heavenly Touch homeTriple R DC ExpertsEast Central Driving SchoolAllstate & McBride RealtyVoncille Bielefeld home

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