When Lt. Col. Rex Eiserer accepted command of an Army Reserve battalion at Fort Hood, his family wasn’t surprised.
“He’s a born leader,” Anna Campbell said of her brother. “He always wanted... More ›
Pastors and community members in Nixon have responded to the shooting of nine people by a self-confessed racist in South Carolina with prayer.
The community gathered June 25 in the Greater... More ›
Floresville City Council members voted 4-0 June 25 to continue to employ City Manager Henrietta Turner for at least two years.
While a handful of citizens remained in the chamber to await... More ›
Employees of the Floresville Independent School District will earn a little bit more in the coming school year, under a revised compensation manual approved by the board of trustees during a June 22 special meeting.
All professionals will receive... More ›
Floresville will have a new subdivision.
The Floresville Planning & Zoning Commission approved the preliminary and final plat for Parkside Homes at its June 24 meeting.
The subdivision... More ›
If you haven’t yet made it to the brand new Corner Store at 908 10th St., don’t miss the Grand Opening Celebration and Ribbon-cutting on Thursday, July 2, from 9 a.m. to noon in Floresville.
Attendees... More ›
Ongoing efforts to increase reliability for customers of the Floresville Electric Light & Power System (FELPS) have paid off, as reported by the utility’s management during the June 24 board... More ›
FLORESVILLE -- According to Trooper Joseph Lerma of the Texas Department of Public Safety Highway Patrol, 48-year-old Clifford Wayne Scott of San Antonio will be charged with driving a commercial motor vehicle without a valid commercial driver license... More ›
The La Vernia Independent School District, at a June 25 meeting, approved its 2015-16 budget. The meeting followed a public hearing on the spending plan and tax rate by which it is to be supported.
During her presentation, Chief Financial Officer... More ›
Miles Svododa of Nixon bucks the trend in junior high school rodeo, earning his saddle in chute dogging, instead of some of the more conventional events.
The No. 8 All Around cowboy in Region... More ›
The third annual Roger Crouch Memorial Bull Riding will be held Saturday, July 25, at the Nixon-Smiley Livestock Show arena, located off U.S. 87 east of Nixon.
Calcutta will start at 6 p.m. with bull riding at 7 p.m.
Proceeds will benefit... More ›
Deputies from the Guadalupe County Sheriff’s Office continue their search for 49-year-old Emilio Zapata of Seguin, who is the subject of an arrest warrant charging him with robbery.
According... More ›
A free training providing an overview of the many services and resources of the Area Agencies on Aging and the Alamo Service Connection, an aging, veteran, and disability resource center, will... More ›
The following defendants are among those who were listed on recent criminal court dockets for appearance in Wilson County District Court:
•Autumn Wellman, 29, for a hearing June 22 to determine whether her probation would be revoked. In 2011,... More ›
EAST CENTRAL -- While the regular monthly meeting for the East Central Independent School District (ISD) board of trustees was quite abbreviated on June 18, some exciting financial news was highlighted... More ›
AUSTIN -- Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick made the following statement regarding the Texas Attorney General’s opinion clarifying the First Amendment religious liberty rights of governmental... More ›
H-E-B is issuing a voluntary recall for H-E-B brand hamburger and hotdog buns and Hill Country Fare hotdog buns, due to the possible presence of foreign material that might impact the quality of the product. A terry cloth glove used... More ›
Karnes Electric Cooperative Inc. General Manager Leroy Skloss has retired, effective June 30. He has been with the cooperative for 42 years; for the last 25, he has been the general manager.... More ›
Back-yard fishponds or stock tanks on the back 40 may soon come under the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) control, if the agency has its way. The EPA is determined to redefine what waters... More ›
I’m currently a senior in college. I’m completely debt-free right now, and I am wondering what I should do to stay this way after graduation.
You’re already primed for a great... More ›
Imagine receiving an email message with the subject “You can RUN but can never HIDE,” in which the sender purports to be a hired gun. One Wilson County resident received such an email message June 20, which he shared with the Wilson County News.
In... More ›
Meeting: Special meeting, June 17, from 7:30-8 p.m.
•Accepted former City Clerk Heather Aguilar’s resignation
•Hired Audrey Frields-Rodriguez as the city clerk
•Approved... More ›
The San Antonio Small Business Development Center (SBDC) invites small-business owners and entrepreneurs in San Antonio and surrounding counties to attend one of its many free training sessions... More ›
Are you a widow of disabled veteran who has not remarried? If so, you are eligible for disabled veteran license plates. To qualify, you must show the following proof:
•VA letter showing your... More ›
The Stinson Municipal Airport will host Commemorative Air Force Independence Day events Friday through Sunday, July 3-5. Guests young and old will be able to view, tour, and even take a flight... More ›
“He who controls the past, controls the future. He who controls the present, controls the past.”
‑ George Orwell
The removal of all things Confederate following the recent shootings... More ›
There are no sure things in politics, but Hillary Clinton is the closest thing to a sure thing to become the Democrats’ candidate for president in 2016. This is one of the painful but inescapable... More ›
Oh, joy! Oh, goody! Oh, happy day! If you love the loopy side of American politics, your dream of some serious loco for 2016 has arrived: Donnie Trump is in the race! For president. Of the United... More ›
Much is and will continue to be said about the ruling by U.S. Supreme Court. We will not all agree and there will be a societal backlash that frightens my aging bones. I, for one, feel we’ve seen a major, if not final, shift away from... More ›