Saturday night’s storms left a path of destruction, from washed-out roads to flooded homes and rain-soaked businesses. Wilson County and nearby areas continue to pick up the pieces and count the cost. And despite the damage overnight Aug. 20-21,... More ›
FLORESVILLE -- The 2,000-square-foot mobile home sits on a 5-acre lot on Fourth Street.
Amanda and Trevor Shaw and their four children moved there last February.
“We put a lot of work into the trailer,” she said.
On the same lot, on higher... More ›
Area law-enforcement agencies reported the following recent activity:
•Aug. 8, Kendell Gant, 27, of Floresville was charged with driving while license invalid after being pulled over at Standish and Third Street.
•Aug.... More ›
It’s a sign of things to come.
While construction continues at the site of the Floresville Crossing retail center, the Floresville Economic Development Corp. (FEDC) members approved a $7,500... More ›
Floresville voters will go to the same place to vote for mayor and city council members as they will go to vote for president on Nov. 8.
Precinct 206 voters will still vote at City Hall. Precinct 102 voters will vote in the Floresville Independent... More ›
The Connally Memorial Medical Center’s Strategic Planning Committee has recommended the hospital board support efforts toward a countywide EMS service as soon as the first part of fiscal year... More ›
Meeting: Floresville Convention, Tourist & Visitors Advisory Board regular meeting, Aug. 17, 5:39-6:27 p.m.
•Agreed to recommend to the Floresville City Council a $750 grant... More ›
Meeting: Wilson County Commissioners Court regular meeting, Aug. 22, 9 a.m.
•Lifted the county burn ban
•Approved the Oak Hills Community Church as the polling location for... More ›
Local businesses need to be on the lookout for counterfeit currency, particularly $20 bills, according to Floresville Police Department Sgt. Daria Fowler.
“We’ve had these at Walmart and... More ›
The following defendants were among those listed on recent dockets for the 81st District Court in Wilson County:
•Ernest Silva of Floresville, charged with driving while intoxicated with at least two previous charges for the same crime, had his... More ›
Meeting: Wilson County Beautification Association regular meeting, Aug. 15, 6 p.m.
•Formed a committee to establish criteria for scholarships for Master Gardeners classes
•Named... More ›
Meeting: Regular meeting, Aug. 15, at 7 p.m.
•Approved letter of engagement for legal services (interim city attorney) from Denton Navarro Rocha Bernal Hyde & Zech P.C.
•Approved the addition of stop signs at the intersections... More ›
Meeting: Regular meeting, Aug. 15, from 6:15 to 7 p.m.
•Approved $550 annual SAFE-D membership fee
•Approved $5,211.53 July attorney’s fee
•Approved $24,102.51 July payment... More ›
Meeting: Regular meeting, Aug. 15, from 7 to 7:32 p.m.
•Approved the logo for District 2 Emergency Services Inc.
•Opened bank account for ESD No. 2 and District 2 Emergency... More ›
The Elmendorf Police Department is participating in a driving while intoxicated (DWI) enforcement through Monday, Sept. 5.
“Our goal is to ensure the safety of the community and the public,” said police Chief Marco Peña.
In addition to potentially... More ›
Making the transition from junior high to high school can be an exciting and difficult time for students. During Fish Camp on Aug. 10, students at Poth High School received their... More ›
A chalice was presented to the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Poth on Aug. 4 in memory of the late Sir Knight Thomas Korzekwa. The chalice and the paten were inscribed with Thomas Korzekwa (1926-2015), and will be used in the... More ›
In a scene from a Thomas Kinkade painting, bright lights in the darkness welcomed travelers between Stockdale and Nixon Saturday night, as torrential rain and rising waters made driving difficult... More ›
I’m trying to help my elderly mom with her finances. She has no debt and more than $1 million in assets. There was also another $500,000 trust left for her by my dad. With access... More ›
There’s still time to file to fill the seat being vacated by Johnny Ray Nieto on the Floresville City Council, but 5 p.m. Aug. 22 was the last day to file to run for mayor and council places 1 and 2. Filing for place 3 closes at 5 p.m. Thursday,... More ›
The Stockdale City Council has adopted its 2016-17 fiscal year budget after two public hearings -- one each for the budget and tax rate -- were held.
During an Aug. 18 special called meeting, City Manager Banks Akin said the city’s operating budget... More ›
La Vernia Independent School District taxpayers may see a 2-cent property-tax rate increase.
District trustees proposed the increase in a special Aug. 15 meeting to consider the tax.
The... More ›
The community is welcome to attend a free Emergency Preparedness Fair on Saturday, Aug. 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at 636 Oakhaven Road in Pleasanton.
The event will include presenters, demonstrations,... More ›
Help raise awareness and reduce the stigma of drug-related deaths at International Overdose Awareness Day on Wednesday, Aug. 31, from 5-7:30 p.m. at Travis Park at 301 E. Travis St. in San Antonio.
The event spreads the message that overdose... More ›
RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) is currently seeking volunteers ages 55 and up for its America Reads program.
Volunteers read with elementary school students, helping with words and comprehension.
For more information, call 830-947-3465... More ›
DAV and RecruitMilitary will hold an All Veterans Career Fair at the Norris Conference Centers, located at 618 NW Loop 410, No. 207, in San Antonio on Thursday, Sept. 1, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
This is a free hiring event for veterans, military... More ›
People’s reaction to adversity is an indicator of character.
Tornados, fires, and floods can be viewed as catastrophic events that tear a family or a community apart by creating permanent... More ›
We expect to hear a lot of lies during an election year, and this year is certainly no exception. What is surprising is how old some of these lies are, and how often they have been shown to... More ›
In this time of ongoing turmoil, student exchange is good medicine for a world torn by terror. We want to invite the families of Floresville to help us combat international fears... More ›
Last fall, I traveled on a Good for Texas Tour, visiting with people from every corner of our state to talk about the strengths and weaknesses of our local economies. This year, I... More ›
Who is presidential? Who cares? Who do you want by your side?
Hillary is resting again, then off to Martha’s Vineyard for partying and fund-raising, while citizens in Louisiana... More ›