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Story & photos by Nannette Kilbey-Smith
Members of the La Vernia Volunteer Fire Department are working to contain a blaze on Oak Hill Road near La Vernia.
According to Assistant Fire... More ›
Monday at 4:39pm
AUSTIN – Carlos Lopez Isaac, 59, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after turning himself in on Feb. 16. Isaac was wanted for parole violation and failure to comply with... More ›
Monday at 4:37pm
AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Iris Iliana Rodriguez, 25, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $5,000 is now being offered for... More ›
February 22 at 5:42pm
AUSTIN -- The Texas Department of Transportation Sunday issued a warning to drivers in north and west Texas to be prepared for a wintry mix that could impact rush hour traffic Monday morning... More ›
February 18 at 3:02pm
UPDATE: As of 4 p.m., Joseph Sullivan has been located and is safe.
Texas Center for the Missing has issued a Houston Regional Amber Alert for the Harris County Sheriff's Office for missing... More ›
February 17 at 2:03pm
HOBSON (revised) -- An Alabama man is dead and his common-law wife is being treated in the Otto Kaiser Memorial Hospital in Kenedy, following a Feb. 17 crash at the junction of U.S. 181 and F.M. 81 here. The incident was reported at 10:02 a.m.
The... More ›
February 17 at 11:17am
KARNES COUNTY -- U.S. 181 is closed to traffic in Hobson, due to a fatal vehicle accident a short time ago near the highway’s intersection with F.M. 81.
Sheriff Dwayne Villanueva advises drivers... More ›
February 13 at 2:18pm
(Austin) Handgun owners would have fewer restrictions on when and how they carry those weapons under two bills considered by a Senate committee Thursday.
The Senate State Affairs Committee took up these controversial measures; one which would... More ›
February 11 at 11:33am
Update: As of 11:52 a.m., one lane is reopened with alternating traffic flow as directed by officers on the scene.
S.H. 123 is closed in both directions north of Kosciusko for an overturned... More ›
February 10 at 10:55am
AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Carlos Lopez Isaac, 59, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $5,000 is now being offered for... More ›
February 5 at 3:20pm
Karnes County Sheriff Dwayne Villanueva is advising motorists to avoid S.H. 80 between Gillett and Helena, due to an overturned gasoline tanker truck.
The sheriff said at 2:45 p.m. that a... More ›
February 3 at 12:43pm
Due to the inclement weather, the OWL PROWL event has been RESCHEDULED for this Friday evening, Feb. 6, at 6:30pm. . There will be owl crafts, owl s'mores, and owl pellet dissection starting at 6:30pm, a live owl presentation at 7:15pm, followed... More ›
February 3 at 12:16pm
SOURCE: Bexar County Sheriff's Office
Bexar County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help finding a murder suspect. Wayne M. Taylor, DOB 11/27/80, SID #863869, is accused of shooting and killing Lloyd Hughes on December 30, 2014... More ›
February 2 at 11:39am
The investigation continues into allegations of a sexual relationship between a teacher and a 16-year-old La Vernia High School student. Chief Bruce Ritchey of the La Vernia Police Department... More ›
February 1 at 10:44am
The Wilson County News will follow this to present the facts as they are available.
From La Vernia ISD:
Dear La Vernia Community:
I would like to make you aware that the District received an allegation on Friday, January 30, 2015. The allegation... More ›
January 30 at 12:06pm
One man has been transported to San Antonio via AirLife, following a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 87 a few miles south of La Vernia just after 8 a.m. Jan. 30. Texas Department of Public Safety... More ›
January 28 at 12:37pm
SOURCE: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Office of Public Affairs
WASHINGTON --U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) released... More ›
January 27 at 5:48pm
AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today announced that three fugitives on the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list were captured recently. Paul Ray Bass, 53, was arrested... More ›
January 27 at 11:20am
More than seven hours have passed since a tanker hauling crude oil overturned this morning on U.S. 87 in Stockdale. However, workers continue their efforts to salvage its spilled cargo.
Edwin... More ›
January 27 at 6:32am
STOCKDALE -- According to Wilson County Health and Public Safety Office Coordinator Edwin Baker, a tractor-trailer hauling a load of crude oil overturned near the intersection of U.S. 87 & Main... More ›