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Section A: General News


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Wilson County News
December 26, 2013 | 3,083 views | 11 comments

An arrest warrant remains in force for 40-year-old Royce Houston Smith after he did not appear in court Dec. 19, according to Wilson County District Court records. . . .

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Larry Harley  
January 19, 2014 10:55am
 
Tyra I completely agree but the question I ask is if you know this why don't you do some thing to stop these people from destroying lives and taking away the most presious commodity DAYS ... There is no justice when from personal ... More ›

 
Larry Harley  
January 19, 2014 10:43am
 
Well wondering it's like this some of us that are incarcerated are just a little "lost " and at times he sees the sense of allowing certain people a chance to change !! He has showed me more respect and guidance ... More ›

 
Wondering?  
Floresville, Tx  
January 16, 2014 10:05am
 
Larry Harley, Why does the sheriff trust incarcerated criminals? If they are in jail there is a reason they are no longer allowed freedom.

 
Tyra  
FloTown  
January 16, 2014 8:32am
 
Mr. Harley, you are correct. The DA's office is about as corrupt as the Floresville City Hall. Oh wait... that office protected all those cronies! Also Rabble, obviously there is some heartache that you are showing towards ... More ›

 
Larry Harley  
January 15, 2014 11:50pm
 
Another thing about all this is the games the DAs office plays with people's lives it's wrong !! Smith was out 5 days when they put this bull crap on him and they know it will violate his parole and they can sit back and laugh ... More ›

 
Larry Harley  
January 15, 2014 11:35pm
 
Hey rabble why don't you tell the whole story then ex jailer why ex couldn't make the cut ?? Why must you focus on the things you do ? How about letting the county know that these trustees are ones that the sheriff trust ! ... More ›

 
Rabble Rouser Extraordinaire  
Adkins, TX  
December 30, 2013 12:48pm
 
Heck that's nothing...wait until the citizens learn than persons incarcerated in the Wilson County Jail are allowed to free roam (i.e. they can go outside at will and smoke cigarettes...unsecured doors)! Hope y'all sleep ... More ›

 
Sam Eagle  
Muppet Land  
December 30, 2013 11:52am
 
Mr. Tibbs: 2trusty noun ˈtrəs-tē also ˌtrəs-ˈtē : a prisoner who is trusted and given special privileges because of ... More ›

 
Delightful  
Downtown  
December 29, 2013 7:13am
 
When the proximity of the "holding cells" for prisoners going to court and the library was brought up at one of the Certificates of Obligation snow jobs, the audience was assured that there was no "risk" ... More ›

 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
December 28, 2013 1:38pm
 
Mr. Tibbs, are you making fun of our school board of trustees?

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