The Floresville and San Antonio communities continue to mourn and remember Detective Benjamin “Ben” Marconi.
He was laid to rest Nov. 28 in a ceremony in San Antonio, after being shot and... More ›
“You’re definitely going to see growth along that corridor.”
Commercial real estate broker Bill Osborne was referring to U.S. 181 north of Floresville.
The pattern is becoming familiar in Floresville: A lot is cleared and leveled for commercial... More ›
The Wilson County Memorial Hospital District’s Strategic Planning Committee will meet Wednesday, Nov. 30, at 5 p.m. in the conference room at Connally Memorial Medical Center in Floresville.
The... More ›
Area law-enforcement agencies reported the following recent activity:
•Nov. 22, H-E-B reported a counterfeit $20 bill in one of their tills.
•Nov. 24, a burglary was reported in the 600 block of 10th Street after the... More ›
The Floresville Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the city of Floresville and FELPS, has purchased new holiday/event lights for downtown. The lights will be strung from power pole to power pole on the existing lead wires. We have purchased... More ›
Sign up to spruce up Rancho de las Cabras, Mission Espada’s ranch located in Wilson County, on Saturday, Dec. 10, from 8:30 a.m. to noon.
Interested volunteers are encouraged to wear closed-toed... More ›
Floresville voters won’t be finished with the 2016 city council election until early next year.
A majority of the council opted at a special Nov. 23 meeting to hold a Jan. 3 runoff election... More ›
The Texas School of Phlebotomy will host a Blood Drive on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 11 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. at the courthouse square in downtown Floresville.
For more information, call Amber Munson at 210-390-0551... More ›
The resignation of two city council aldermen in the newly incorporated city of Sandy Oaks has resulted in a cessation of all government business until the vacancies can be filled.
The November... More ›
The San Antonio River Authority (SARA) will host the Environmental Advisory Committee public meeting on Friday, Dec. 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Blue Quail Deli at 224 S. Commercial St... More ›
The Poth Independent School District’s School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) will hold its first-ever SHAC Fun Run on Saturday, Dec. 10, at 9 a.m. at Jake Lane Field in Poth.
Registration for the 5K walk/run will begin at 8 a.m. at the field... More ›
Wilson County second responders and CERT will hold their last meeting of the year on Wednesday, Dec. 7, from 6-9 p.m. in the Wilson County Emergency Management Office at 800 10th St. (U.S. 181)... More ›
Meeting: Wilson County Beautification Association regular meeting, Nov. 21, 6 p.m.
•Approved a donation of poinsettias for table decorations at the Dec. 14 senior citizen luncheon... More ›
Meeting: Regular board meeting, Nov. 21, 6:30 p.m.
•Approved a new synthetic football/track stadium for $4,058,116, which will use all of the remaining bond funds, plus $1,124,728 out of the district’s fund balance. Paragon Sports... More ›
Meeting: Wilson County Commissioners Court regular meeting, Nov. 28, 9 a.m.
•Approved the purchase of a skid-steer loader, for use at the county waste collection site, for $41,056... More ›
Meeting: East Central Independent School District board of trustees special meeting, Nov. 16, 7:30 a.m.
•Canvassed the results of the Nov. 8 school board election
•Declared winners: Claudia Barrientos, District 6; John Massengale... More ›
Meeting: Regular meeting, Nov. 21, 7 p.m.
•Approved Poth ISD School Health Advisory Council request to hold Dec. 10 5K SHAC Fun Run along North Wright, Eschenburg, and Houston streets.
Discussed, no action:
•Heard update from... More ›
The Three Oaks Community Center Inc. will hold its Christmas party on Friday, Dec. 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the Three Oaks Community Center located at 158 C.R. 210 in Floresville.
Roast beef will be provided. Attendees are asked to take a side dish... More ›
A brand new school has brand new needs, which is why Falls City has opted to use its $275,000 Rural Community Development Block Grant from the Texas Department of Agriculture to rehabilitate... More ›
The next meeting of the La Vernia Historical Association will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m. in the GVEC Community Room at 13849 U.S. 87 W. in La Vernia. Everyone is welcome.
Attendees are encouraged to take an item of local historical... More ›
The following defendants were among those listed on recent dockets for the 81st District Court in Wilson County:
•Ernest Silva, 49, of Floresville, charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI) with at least two previous charges for the same crime... More ›
We’re completely debt-free with a fully funded emergency fund, and we have $350,000 sitting in the bank from a land sale a couple of months ago. My wife and I would like to buy a chicken farm with two houses and upgrade it to contract... More ›
The Wilson County Historical Society is taking orders for its 2016 Christmas ornaments and tote bags. This year, the ornament features the Wilson County Jailhouse Museum, built in 1887. A prominent county historic treasure, the Jailhouse is a Recorded... More ›
It is said that there is no “me” in team. I think there is plenty of room for “me’s” on any team, as long as one knows that their particular skill, great or small, ought to be refined to its... More ›
Once the results of an election are known, the usual protocol is for the losing candidate to concede. However, nothing about the Nov. 8 election was usual.
Hillary Clinton apparently was... More ›
People who call themselves “progressives” claim to be forward-looking, but a remarkable amount of the things they say and do are based on looking backward.
One of the maddening aspects of... More ›
The mainstream media are worried about the possible ramifications of a problem they created.
CNN’s British-Iranian talk show host, Christiane Amanpour, is worried that there will be government... More ›