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Found tan hunting dog. Elderly male not neutered or chipped. Please call 8303915099.

VideoLost Dog! Golden/Pyrenees mix, Kaiha, was last seen October 11 - Hwy 119 - Denhawken area. Was wearing collar (Drama Queen). Please help us find her! Call Billy 210-745-6059. Thank you!
FOUND - Heifer on East Lupon Rd in St. Hedwig. Must Identify. Contact (210) 296-1988 - 10/22/14
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Watershed Foreman wanted. The San Antonio River Authority is looking for a dynamic and highly qualified Watershed & Park Operations Foreman. This position provides day-to-day supervision of the operation and maintenance activities of the San Antonio River Watershed. Minimum Requirements: HS/GED 5 yrs of progressive experience in general landscaping/or agricultural-type vegetative maintenance, assigning, and supervising. We offer an outstanding benefits package which includes fully paid employee health, vision, dental, & life insurance, paid vacation, generous retirement benefits, etc. Visit www.sara-tx.org/public_information/employment.php for more information!
VP Racing Fuels, Inc. is accepting applications for full-time warehouse personnel, must be willing to perform physical work outside and overtime, must pass background check and drug test, excellent benefits offered. Fax 210-635-7999; email resumes@vpracingfuels.com; 7124 Richter Road, Elmendorf, TX.
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Wilson County History

The Texas Independence Trail

January 22, 2014

The Texas Independence Trail is one of the 10 Texas Heritage Trail Regions. Each trail is marked by highway signage installed and maintained by the Texas Highway Department. The intent of these highway markings is to support the historical heritage... More ›

A very benevolent citizen of Sutherland Springs

December 26, 2013

William Waldo was one of the early burials in the Sutherland Springs Cemetery. He is best remembered for his help and contributions in assisting American immigrants from the Plains states of... More ›

Farmer finds pot of gold in Wilson County field

December 4, 2013

In the month of August 1891, a young farmer named Edwards was plowing his field near Sutherland Springs. As he was going along, his plow hit a large solid object buried in the earth. On inspection... More ›

El Camino del Cibolo links trail of historic treasures

September 4, 2013

Historians look back in time and wonder what past events took place to bring us to where we are today. They attempt to solve the historic mysteries that link the past to the present. El Camino... More ›

A taste of Wilson County history prior to the Texas Revolution

June 26, 2013

Wilson County did not exist as an individual area prior to this period. However, it was an area which was greatly involved in the Texas Revolution of 1836. The majority of the county area as... More ›

The history of Lodi, land of the Chayopines

January 30, 2013

By J.T. Jaeggli July 14, 1971 It was called the land of the Chayopines by the Mission Padres and early citizens of Bexar for the Indian tribes that inhabited the surrounding region and were... More ›

Beauregard Ranch spawns ‘maverick’ moniker

December 26, 2012

The Beauregard Ranch was one of the earliest ranches established in Wilson County during the open range days prior to the American Civil War. It was located in the San Antonio River Valley and... More ›

A historic Texas gunfight

December 19, 2012

Albuquerque was a small community in Wilson County located on the old San Antonio-Gonzales Road near Union Valley. This historic fight occurred on May 17, 1873, at the local blacksmith shop, between John Jack Helm and John Wesley Hardin. Both... More ›

Celebrate with Wilson County Sept. 25

September 7, 2010

In 1960, Wilson County celebrated its 100th birthday with great fanfare. As the centennial year drew to a close, the county interred a time capsule under the Wilson County Courthouse lawn, not... More ›

Write a letter to future Wilson County generations

August 31, 2010

The deadline to submit a letter to the future for inclusion in the Wilson County Sesquicentennial time capsule is Wednesday, Sept. 15. The Wilson County Sesquicentennial Committee invites... More ›

Historic finds down on the farm

Historic finds down on the farm

August 24, 2010

George Alston owns a farm in the Nockenut community near Stockdale. In 1975, he uncovered on his farm what appears to be a gravestone, he told local historian Shirley Grammer. The stone bears the year “1796” and an inscription. “As best as we... More ›

County to unearth Centennial Capsule Sept. 25

August 17, 2010

As Wilson County’s sesquicentennial year comes to a close, plans are under way to dig up the a time capsule buried on the grounds of the Wilson County Courthouse in 1960. A ceremony will take... More ›

Sesquicentennial art, essay contests

August 13, 2010

The Wilson County Sesquicentennial Committee announces an art contest and essay contest to be held on September 25, 2010. This is an opportunity for students in grades 4 through 12 to showcase their best art and writing skills. View the rules and... More ›

Write a letter for county’s time capsule

August 10, 2010

The Wilson County Sesquicentennial Committee invites letters from county residents to be included in a time capsule to be buried Sept. 25, as the county’s 150th birthday celebration draws to... More ›

The history of the Dewees Remschel House, part IV

The history of the Dewees Remschel House, part IV

August 3, 2010

This is the final part of the history of the Dewees Remschel House. The house that you see today looks very different from its original appearance. Visualize a three-sided, two-story porch... More ›

The history of the Dewees Remschel House, part III

July 27, 2010

This is part III of a multi-part history of the Dewees Remschel House. After the death of Dr. Robert Taggert Knox in 1898, his wife sold the house in Gonzales, which later became known as... More ›

The history of the Dewees Remschel House, part II

July 20, 2010

This is part II of a multi-part history of the Dewees Remschel House. Dr. Robert Taggart Knox was born in Danville, Ky., in 1832, the second in a family of three children. He was raised in... More ›

The history of the Dewees Remschel House, part I

July 13, 2010

This is part I of a multi-part history of the Dewees Remschel House. Wilson County and the Wilson County Historical Society have had the good fortune of being bequeathed a historic home situated... More ›

School days

July 6, 2010

Members of the third-grade class of the Kosciusko Independent School District gather for a group photo during the 1950-51 school year. Pictured are (back, from left) John Niemietz, Virgil Wiatrek, Sylvester Niemietz, Lorene Moy, Kathryn Kopecki,... More ›

Family restores cemetery

Family restores cemetery

June 22, 2010

Descendants of the Wheeler-Butler family gather April 24 for a reunion in the Wheeler-Butler Cemetery in Wilson County. Family members formed an association and pay dues to maintain the cemetery. Pictured are (standing, from left) James Wheeler,... More ›



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