Tuesday, May 26, 2015
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search


Lost & Found


VideoLost: Big yellow Purebred Lab disappeared from my home on Sunday May 17. North 181 and 775 area. "Sammy" Reward 830-391-4578
Lost: Bi-fold 7.5 foot aluminum ramp, May 4 after 6:30 p.m., Hwy. 97 W. between Pecan Park and FM 478, Floresville. Reward. Call 210-601-1605, 830-393-2352.

VideoLOST!!! Black and white long haired cat. Missing since May 17th from the Vintage Oaks subdivision. If found please call (210)288-3033
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Native Oilfield Services is seeking CDL Class A drivers to work in Western Oklahoma and South Texas. All applicants must be 25 years old, have at least 2 years verifiable CDL experience, no major moving violations or accidents, no DWI or felony convictions in the last 10 years. We provide paid orientation and pneumatic trailer operation training as well as medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. Call 817-783-3636 or 830-426-3220.
La Vernia Pool & Spa, full-time help wanted for swimming pool service, will train, great growth opportunity. Apply in person only Tues.-Fri. from 10-6, 13774 Hwy. 87, La Vernia.
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





Video Vault ›
RE/MAX homeTNMCRichardson Chevrolet home

Section A: General News


Letter: Republicans turn blind eye to Medicaid expansion




E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story
May 14, 2014 | 2,624 views | 13 comments

Editor:

Republican politicians like Texas Sen. Donna Campbell make a big deal about being Christians when campaigning, yet when it comes to caring for the least among us, she and other Republicans like Sen. Dan Patrick turn a blind eye. They had a golden opportunity to make the lives of hundreds of thousands of Texans better by expanding Medicaid as offered by Obamacare. Campbell and Patrick chose to play politics instead and now, according to a Kaiser Family Foundation study, an estimated 1,261 Texans will die needlessly every year simply for lack of medical insurance. My old Catholic school principal, Sister Agnes, would not call that Christian behavior. . . .

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. The full article is available to Wilson County News subscribers only (if you receive the paper in the mail or if you have purchased an E-subscription). Subscribe today or purchase this issue (May 14, 2014) for $3.00. (If you are already a subscriber, simply sign in using the Login form in the upper right of this page.)
 

Your Opinions and Comments

 
4th Generation Texan  
Sutherland Spriungs  
May 20, 2014 10:47am
 
The writer of this is not quite as dumb as dirt, but almost. This person does not know what a bait and switch is do they? Obama wanted to pay for Medicaid for the first 2 or 3 years, but then the state would have to pick up ... More ›

 
Chief Noetall  
Wise, Texas  
May 17, 2014 7:39pm
 
Pete..... Are you jerking someone's chain of just spreading a bit of humor ?

 
Bob Pritts  
St Hedwig, TX  
May 17, 2014 5:16pm
 
Pete, I think you are thanking the non-existent if you're truly an atheist.

 
Chief Noetall  
Wise, Texas  
May 17, 2014 5:15pm
 
JC..... What would Sister Anges say about abortion ???????

 
Pete  
Wilson County  
May 17, 2014 5:10pm
 
Thank god I'm an atheist.

 
Bob Pritts  
St Hedwig, TX  
May 17, 2014 3:28pm
 
JC, And, if we demand that everyone in San Antonio buy car insurance, how many lives will be saved? Just askin'!

 
David F.  
San Antonio  
May 15, 2014 5:29pm
 
JC, you are extremely confused. Under the current ideology of the democrats you would never make it to needy. Yo mama has the license to pull your plug before you are born. Why do these killers deem themselves as the ones looking ... More ›

 
Chief Noetall  
Wise, Texas  
May 15, 2014 1:53pm
 
Oh Wendy, Oh don't you pee for me. For I come from Alabama with Plan B on my knee. Having eliminated over 50 million potential Democrat voters, how is the Democrat going to survive ?

 
Be Careful  
Floresville, TX  
May 15, 2014 11:35am
 
As for Leticia Van de Putte, I like to call her the coward of Texas. She was one of the eleven who left Texas and hid in New Mexico. A cry baby who says if I don't get my way, I will take my toys to New Mexico. I don't ... More ›

 
Be Careful  
Floresville, TX  
May 15, 2014 11:28am
 
When do Christians starting doing God's work through the church? To bad, Mr. Boone doesn't appear to be religious man so why would Christians vote for him? Exactly why is Mr. Boone running? Not financial responsibility or ... More ›

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?

Section A: General News Archives


Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. American Legion Memorial Day Ceremony (May 20, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Brahma Happenings (May 20, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Brysch earns Doctorate of Pharmacy from UIW (May 20, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Celebrate in Sutherland Springs (May 20, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Community groups combine with SPJST for water drive (May 20, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Countdown to annual Jubilee begins (May 20, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Editorial: A mailman on a mission (May 20, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Editorial: Blame veterans, racism, not rioters (May 20, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Editorial: Water and the future: The choice is ours (May 20, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Editorial: Wilson County needs to address water future (May 20, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Elmendorf council renews administrator’s contract (May 20, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Emergency district reviews eight ambulance quotes (May 20, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Floresville practice joins Partners in Primary Care (May 20, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Floresville prepares to annex additional land (May 20, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Forum May 28 to highlight Islam, terrorism (May 20, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Foundation news (May 20, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Fox Chapel will continue its operations in Stockdale (May 20, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Free leading during a disaster webinar May 26 (May 20, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Holiday office closures (May 20, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. La Vernia trustees hire new principal, OK spending for cameras, athletics, more (May 20, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Local man judges car show (May 20, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. May is skin cancer awareness month (May 20, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Meeting Watch: La Vernia City Council (May 20, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Meeting Watch: Stockdale ISD (May 20, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Meeting Watch: Wilson County Emergency Services District No. 1 (May 20, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Nature Park dedication is May 30 (May 20, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Officers capture fleet-footed fugitive (May 20, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Out of step with the ‘Baby Steps’ (May 20, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Poth ISD reaches deal with two teachers (May 20, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. S&P gives Floresville three-point upgrade (May 20, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. See beauty through ‘Women’s Perspective’ (May 20, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Stroke Support Group to meet (May 20, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Study will determine where YMCA locates in Wilson County (May 20, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Support ‘Basics for the Best’ (May 20, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Thunderstorms wash out roads, events, and power (May 20, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. VFD holds election (May 20, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. 'Take Time To Read' (May 20, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Buckle up, Floresville! (May 13, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Cemetery association to meet (May 13, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. China Grove cracking down on solicitors, traffic violators (May 13, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Church pushback (May 13, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. County’s second responders to meet (May 13, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Court Update (May 13, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Crossing the Line: Executive amnesty ‘violates Constitution’ (May 13, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Daughters of the Republic to meet (May 13, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Diabetes classes start May 18 (May 13, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Donate blood ahead of summer break (May 13, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Editorial: Don’t sell your water rights! (May 13, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Editorial: Race, politics and lies (May 13, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Editorial: The real drug racket (May 13, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Elite roofing repairs storm damage (May 13, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Fire coverage split in Sutherland Springs (May 13, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Head-on U.S. 87 crash leaves many injured (May 13, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Historical association offers museum, fair, art show, more (May 13, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Judge grants probation in robbery case (May 13, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. La Vernia kicks off new ‘shop local’ campaign (May 13, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. La Vernia police enforce ‘Click it or Ticket’ campaign (May 13, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Learn about stroke risks (May 13, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Legion Post plans Memorial Day ceremony May 25 (May 13, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Letter: Criminals usurp memory of Freddie Gray (May 13, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Letter: One view of Fox News (May 13, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Lions welcome Poth members (May 13, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Masons honor John Flieller (May 13, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Meeting Watch: Floresville Planning & Zoning Committee (May 13, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Negotiations continue with Stockdale VFD to increase its coverage area (May 13, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Nixon City Council seat left undecided (May 13, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. No quorum for Poth EDC (May 13, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Nursing test available in Pleasanton (May 13, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Outdoor art competition, sculptures invited (May 13, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Police Blotter (May 13, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Police say man assaulted, robbed girlfriend in Nixon (May 13, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Rabies Clinic is May 16 (May 13, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Severe weather, tornadoes expected across the state (May 13, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. SS Cemetery meeting (May 13, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. St. Hedwig, Bexar County pursue partnerships, interlocal agreements (May 13, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Stockdale-area EMS adds ambulance to its fleet (May 13, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Thieves target apartment-complex rent drop boxes (May 13, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. USDA announces $9.3M for Floresville water projects (May 13, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. WCN hot-air balloon ride contest winners (May 13, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. 4A board continues to play ‘Musical Chairs’ (May 6, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Brooks City-Base plans to build spay, neuter clinic (May 6, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. City’s Parks Foundation will meet (May 6, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Class act: officials get schooled in meetings law (May 6, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Deputy nabs suspected trailer thief (May 6, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Donate blood in Poth (May 6, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Editorial: Baltimore riots: Shades of Ferguson — or something else? (May 6, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Editorial: Google, Europe, and anti-trust laws (May 6, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Editorial: Wall Street banks on buying the Democrats’ love (May 6, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. FELPS reports damage from recent severe weather (May 6, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Floresville trades training class graduates first 12 veterans (May 6, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Forecasting crude oil prices continues to be a highly complicated science (May 6, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Free child seat inspections (May 6, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. God is whispering to you (May 6, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Golden Krust product recalls (May 6, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Lawmen take down reputed dope kingpin (May 6, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Learn how to start a business (May 6, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Letter: A message to my son Tommy (May 6, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Maybe The Tea Cup’s your cup of tea (May 6, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Panna Maria to host Bishop Reiman (May 6, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Police Blotter (May 6, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Poth ISD discusses personnel cuts (May 6, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Proposed Floresville Event Center lease raises concern (May 6, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Time for some digital spring cleaning (May 6, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. TxDOT schedule in Karnes County (May 6, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Vote in local elections May 9 (May 6, 2015)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Wilson County library to host Maker Corps this summer (May 6, 2015)