HOBSON -- The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Highway Patrol continues its investigation into a Feb. 17 crash on U.S. 181 here that claimed the life of a 44-year-old Anniston, Ala., man. Karnes County Pct. 2 Justice of the Peace Caroline... More ›
Wilson County will continue current interlocal agreements with all the volunteer fire departments (VFDs), emergency medical services (EMS) providers, and emergency services districts within... More ›
Connally Memorial Medical Center patients will receive one more look-over before discharge if a new concept becomes reality.
Sue Tackitt, the hospital’s chief officer for both nursing and... More ›
Spokesmen for two very different companies told members of the Floresville City Council and the Floresville Economic Development Corp. (FEDC) at a Feb. 17 workshop that they can help the city... More ›
The Panna Maria Heritage Center is asking the community to share photos and documents of their Silesian Texas ancestors. These can include baptisms, birthdays, family picnics or reunions, graduations, parish events, school activities, and more,... More ›
The Floresville Parks Foundation will have an elevated visibility if members follow through with plans to become a part of local events on an almost-monthly basis.
Foundation board members... More ›
Meeting: Floresville Independent School District board of trustees regular meeting, Feb. 18, 7 p.m.
•Approved an amendment to the budget to move funds from the maintenance function to the technology function to cover costs of repairing... More ›
A public meeting regarding Navasota Energy’s application for permits for a power generation facility near Union Valley in northeast Wilson County is set for Tuesday, March... More ›
I’m 30 and debt-free. Do you think I should stop making contributions to my 401(k) account for a year in order to save up an emergency fund?
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A Canadian corporation with a Floresville field office says that its filing for bankruptcy will not adversely affect the local economy.
GasFrac Energy Services Inc., based in Calgary, Alberta, filed for protection of its assets under bankruptcy... More ›
The trials in San Antonio of two men accused of terrorist connections make especially timely the words spoken at a Feb. 13 seminar on domestic jihad and ISIS in the same city.
The seminar... More ›
“The Obama Administration has made it clear that it has no intention of following the law or respecting the legislative process when developing federal rules and regulations,” said Arizona U.S.... More ›
FALFURRIAS -- Falfurrias Border Patrol agents patrolling south of Encino Feb. 14 were advised of a group of subjects walking within a nearby ranch. The agents, along with nearby BORSTAR agents,... More ›
FLORESVILLE -- Intrepid Surveying and Engineering Corp., formerly known as Intrepid Surveying Corp., has paired with Professional Engineer Russell Jaskinia to provide engineering services to the South Texas area.
Jaskinia, a Wilson County native,... More ›
AUSTIN -- Get ready for a new Texas Two Step.
Beginning March 1, the state of Texas will stop issuing vehicle inspection stickers and change to a “Two Steps, One Sticker” inspection and registration... More ›
Poth VFW Post No. 8555 will hold its quarterly District 20 Meeting on Saturday, Feb. 28, at 8 a.m. in the VFW located at 715 Houston St. in Poth.
All VFW members from District 20 are encouraged to attend and receive updates on news from within... More ›
A parole revocation hearing for 28-year-old Nicholas Moreno of Floresville -- which was set for Feb. 18 -- has been rescheduled to March 25, according to Wilson County District Court records. His parole is related to convictions of aggravated assault... More ›
The recent drop in crude oil prices, coupled with a decline in enrollment, could result in the Poth Independent School District (ISD) finishing the current school year with an even larger deficit... More ›
Amid grappling with a looming deficit, the Poth Independent School District also is considering personnel changes, of which two were discussed during the district’s Feb. 18 board of trustees meeting.
The board voted to advertise for a speech... More ›
STOCKDALE -- Two suspects have been charged, and a third is on the run after Wilson County Sheriff’s Office deputies say the three Stockdale residents spent approximately $3,400 with an elderly... More ›
Johnny Stahl will continue to serve as the Stockdale Economic Development Corp. (SEDC) administrator, following a decision Feb. 17 by the SEDC board. The board also approved a price for sale... More ›
Representatives from the Eagle Creek Volunteer Emergency Services now say they will repair a 2007 Chevrolet ambulance.
During the Feb. 17 meeting of the Wilson County Emergency Services District... More ›
Meeting: Board of trustees meeting, Feb. 19 at 6:30 p.m.
•Approved the construction project delivery and contract award method to acquire bids for new child nutrition serving counters at both Harmony and Sinclair elementary schools
•Set... More ›
SAN ANTONIO -- Courtney Hyriease Velasques, 19, has been arrested and faces a charge of capital murder of multiple persons for allegedly killing his girlfriend and her unborn child.
The victim,... More ›
The Wilson County Historical Society is seeking photos of the air shows and barnstormers that provided rides to the attendees at the Wilson County Fairs from 1920-31. The Wilson County Fairs... More ›
Applications are being accepted through Friday, March 20, for the Texas Historical Commission’s Diversity Internship Program. The program builds interest and awareness in historic preservation, specifically among students from underrepresented cultural,... More ›
Palo Alto College, one of the Alamo Colleges, has launched a new associate degree program designed to support the growing demand for cosmetologists, entrepreneurs, and beauty specialists in... More ›
Dr. Darren Silvester takes pride in making your journey to health both easy and effective. Equipped with the latest technology and most innovative treatments, his office has been recognized... More ›
The IRS announced Feb. 18 a limited test in 10 of its larger Tax Assistance Centers around the country. IRS is now testing an appointment-only service approach to determine if it will increase... More ›
When Alfred E. Neuman said, “What, me worry?” on the cover of Mad Magazine, it was funny. But this message was not nearly as funny coming from President Barack Obama and his National Security... More ›
By Ernest Buck, M.D.
Re: Vaccinations should be a choice, not law, Feb. 11
The Disneyland measles outbreak hasn’t made its way to Texas, yet. But it’s only a plane ride away. And depending... More ›
By Texas Sen. Lois Kolkhorst
Sometimes I wonder how Texas history will survive in the future. When you think about today’s world of “smart phones” and computers, the dusty days of the Texas... More ›
Re: America’s dilemma; what’s wrong with these numbers? Feb. 11
What’s wrong is you are questioning the numbers under a democratic president. The way the calculations have been... More ›