Friday, October 28, 2016
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 
global 2

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

Thanks to the kindness of our neighbors we have located 3 of our missing calves. Still missing brown limousine calf yellow ear tag #39 in Stockdale off CR334 call 210-887-5442
FOUND Small tan male terrier type with curly tail. No collar. Tower lakes subdivision. Call: 210-887-8758

VideoLost: Show lamb, C.R. 421/432 area in Stockdale, she is all white with a black head, tag No. 644, she belongs to my daughter. 830-534-8566.
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Experienced agricultural equipment technician needed. The right person for this job will have: a minimum of 5 years experience repairing agricultural or construction machinery with a good working knowledge of diesel engines, electronic service tools, transmissions, A/C systems, hydraulics, electrical, basic computer skills and general mechanical repair procedures. Must have your own tools, a good driving record, and be able to pass a background check, pre-employment physical and drug screen. This is not an apprentice or entry-level position. We offer competitive pay, paid employee insurance with insurance available for dependents, 401k, paid vacation, and holidays. Call Mike at 210-649-1715 or apply in person at 10862 U.S. Hwy. 87 S., Adkins, TX 78101.
The 81st & 218th Judicial District Community Supervision and Corrections Department (Adult Probation) is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Community Supervision Officer. Requirements: Must have a Bachelor's degree recognized by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and cannot be employed as a peace officer or work as a reserve or volunteer peace officer. Starting salary: $35,705.00 plus State benefits; Closing date: November 10, 2016; Procedure: Applicants should submit resume and copy of college transcript to: Renee Merten, Director, 1102 3rd Street, Floresville, TX 78114; or via email The 81st & 218th Judicial District Community Supervision and Corrections Department is also seeking qualified applicants for the position of Unit Manager for the Atascosa County office. Requirements: Must be a certified Community Supervision Officer in the State of Texas. At least five years of full time paid experience in the field of probation is preferred. Starting salary: Negotiable based on experience; Closing date: November 10, 2016; Procedure: Applicants should submit resume, references, and a copy of their CSO Certification to: Renee Merten, Director, 1102 3rd Street, Floresville, TX 78114; or via email
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos

Video Vault ›
ShowcasePursch with auto packageCity Base Plumbing

Breaking News

Wilson County orders evacuation along San Antonio River

E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story
May 25, 2013, 4:45pm
11,378 views | 6 comments

The Wilson County Judge has issued an evacuation order for all residents living along the San Antonio River from Elmendorf to below Floresville in Wilson County. The evacuation shelter is located at the Floresville Middle School located at 2601 B Street. Shelter will open at 5:30 pm.

The San Antonio River is forcasted to crest around 60 feet between 3:00 am and 6:00 am Sunday morning in central Wilson County with a slow fall sunday afternoon. Record crest of 64.7 Feet occurred in 1998. This a life treatening situation and should not be taken lightly or as a wait and see attitude. If you are in the area of the San Antonio River and have been flooded before, you will flood again.

Repeating: this is a flood emergency situation for the San Antonio River in Wilson County effective immediately.

Your Opinions and Comments

Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
May 26, 2013 10:16am
Giving thanks for the rain and praying for everyone's safety.

May 26, 2013 8:48am
That's great news for the area. So glad the river crested lower than expected.

Nannette Kilbey-Smith, Editor  
May 26, 2013 7:56am
The Wilson County Evacuation Order has been terminated. The SA River crested at 52.34 ft., approximately 8 ft below the initial National Weather Service prediction. No damage has been reported. The evacuation shelter has closed.... More ›

William J. Gibbs Jr.  
May 26, 2013 12:30am
The National Weather Service reported that at 11:30 p.m. May 25, the San Antonio River at Elmendorf already had reached 50.29 feet. It is expected to crest at 57.6 feet before daybreak. The evacuation order still is in effect... More ›

William J. Gibbs Jr.  
May 25, 2013 7:55pm
Karnes County Sheriff Dwayne Villanueva reported that U.S. 181 at the Karnes-Bee county line is shut down due to flooding. He also said that parts of Pettus are under water. The sheriff also advised that they are monitoring... More ›

James & Kristen Weaver  
Floresville, TX  
May 25, 2013 4:45pm
New post. Spread the word.

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

WCN Citizens Forum 5/28/15
Southern Electric
Malcolm's Custom Welding
Triple R DC ExpertsAllstate & McBride RealtyHeavenly Touch homeVoncille Bielefeld homeFriesenhahn Custom Welding

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