The city of Floresville has released maps that show two areas prioritized for annexation by the city.
The first area stretches northward, along U.S. Business 181, to include around 959 acres outside the current city limits, at C.R. 130. Most... More ›
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ELMENDORF -- Police here are searching for two males who they say are responsible for two recent burglaries at the Dollar General store at the corner of U.S. 181 and Adkins-Elmendorf... More ›
The Floresville Electric Light & Power System (FELPS) estimates it could save $382,830 by refinancing its Series 2005 bonds. The utility’s board of trustees approved the proposal at a July 23 special meeting.
FELPS General Manager Kyle Dicke... More ›
The Floresville Mighty Tiger Band Boosters are gearing up for another exciting season! Join them on Tuesday, Aug. 4, at 7 p.m. in the high school band hall, for their first booster meeting of the school year. The meeting will be preceded by MTB... More ›
Floresville City Council members unanimously agreed at their July 23 meeting to approve refinancing the bonds issued in 2005 by the Floresville Electric Light & Power System (FELPS).
The... More ›
There are three Floresville City Council places up for election this November. Potential candidates have until Monday, Aug. 24, to file their intent to run for these seats.
Council places 3, 4, and 5 -- currently held by Johnny Ray Nieto, John... More ›
“Every year we say we are going to do something [about street improvements],” Floresville Mayor Diana Garza said. “People are tired. They want results.”
Garza made this statement July 20... More ›
Save the date now for AACOG’s annual Planning & Zoning Workshop, designed for planning commissioners, elected officials, and staff. The workshop will be held in the Al J. Notzon III Board Room at 8700 Tesoro Drive, Ste. 100 in San Antonio on Friday,... More ›
Meeting: Regular board meeting, July 21, from 7-7:37 p.m.
•Approved a non-exclusive, permanent utility easement agreement with the city of Floresville for potable water and sanitary sewer lines running under two roads on the perimeter... More ›
The Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative’s annual meeting was held on June 26 in the Gonzales High School Special Events Center. Either present or by proxy, 1,142 members were represented at the meeting.
Four incumbent directors were elected... More ›
I’m self-employed, and I travel about 30,000 miles a year in my van. I’m three payments away from having the vehicle paid off, but it has 170,000 miles on it. Do you think it would be a good idea for me to buy a new van and have the... More ›
Following the July 20 indictment of Gabriel Serna of Poth on three unrelated child sex-abuse cases, Chief Lowell Hull of the Poth Police Department has expressed concern that there could be... More ›
The following cases were among 36 indictments returned July 20 by a Wilson County grand jury:
•Deidra Michelle Silva of Floresville, charged with engaging in organized criminal activity, fraudulent use or possession of identifying information,... More ›
The following defendants were among those to appear July 22 in Wilson County District Court:
•Autumn Wellman, 30, for a hearing to determine whether her probation would be revoked. In 2011, she was sentenced to 10 years’ probation after being... More ›
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The Poth City Council has reduced the speed limit on U.S. 181 for motorists entering and exiting the city. At its July 20 meeting, the council approved setting the maximum-allowable... More ›
AACOG will hold its annual Newly Elected Officials Workshop on Friday, Aug. 7, in the Al J. Notzon III Board Room at 8700 Tesoro Drive, Ste. 100 in San Antonio. The workshop is targeted for... More ›
Altitude Trampoline Park in San Antonio is committed to giving back to the community. Since opening in May, it has partnered with numerous local nonprofit organizations, including the Autism... More ›
The La Vernia Lions Club wants your help to Stuff the Bus on Saturday, Aug. 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the H-E-B parking lot at 14414 U.S. 87 W. in La Vernia.
With the school year right around the corner, tax-deductible school supply donations... More ›
St. Hedwig officials are asking anyone with information about those responsible for stealing highway signs to come forward.
According to Councilman Susann Baker, early in the week of July... More ›
Dollar General will celebrate the opening of its new location at 3708 New Mathis Road in Elmendorf on Saturday, Aug. 1, at 8 a.m. with free prizes and special deals. The first 50 adult shoppers at the store will receive a $10 Dollar General gift... More ›
The Wilson County Appraisal District has begun exploring a way to centralize tax collections under one entity, according to board President Frank Pruski during a special meeting July 21. In addition to determining the value of real property for... More ›
Meeting: Regular board meeting, July 20, 6 p.m.
•Voted to purchase two refurbished Panasonic Toughbook computers for $879 each from Austin-based VicomPC. The computers will be... More ›
Meeting: Wilson County Commissioners Court regular meeting, July 27, 9 a.m.
•Approved use of the courthouse lawn and parking lot for the Floresville Peanut Festival, Oct. 6-10
•Authorized... More ›
Aspen Foods, a division of Koch Poultry Co., a Chicago, Ill., establishment, is recalling approximately 1,978,680 pounds of frozen, raw, stuffed, and breaded chicken product that may be contaminated with Salmonella Enteritidis, the U.S. Department... More ›
Good news! Congress passed a bill in April 2015 to replace the Social Security numbers on Medicare cards with a randomly selected number. They have four years to set up the system for new cards,... More ›
Workforce Solutions Alamo released information indicating that the Wilson County unemployment rate increased to 3.0 percent in June, up from 2.7 percent reported in May.
Wilson County’s unemployment rate registered lower than the overall jobless... More ›
“Together with millions of conservatives around the nation, we seek to be part of a larger effort to defund Planned Parenthood.” -- American Conservative Union
Merriam-Webster.com defines... More ›
Distinguished scientist Freeman Dyson has called the 1433 decision of the emperor of China to discontinue his country’s exploration of the outside world the “worst political blunder in the history... More ›
Thank you for taking a stand on the Confederate battle flag and the preservation of Southern history. As of this writing, those of us in the South, including the non-seceding Southern... More ›
I was alarmed to read that plans were proceeding to pump water from our aquifer, one that largely contains ancient water with little recharge opportunity. I have experience from a... More ›
Re: Editorial Page, July 15
Without doubt, this is the best editorial page I’ve read in a long time. Each article was excellent. Thank you.
I remember reading Thomas Sowell in the Appeal Democrat when I lived in Marysville, Calif.... More ›