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Texas continues to be touted across the nation as a land of economic opportunity for those disenchanted with high taxes, high unemployment, and an unfavorable business climate.... More ›
FLORESVILLE -- A blaze March 29 that destroyed a mobile home and endangered two other structures on E Street here is the focus of an arson investigation, according to Detective Jesse Gutierrez of the Floresville Police Department.
Anna Rosa Salinas,... More ›
Floresville High School Air Force Junior ROTC cadets visited Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio recently to see their fall semester Corps Commander, Airman 1st Class (A1C)... More ›
Children are invited to join the Knights of Columbus Council No. 6641 for its annual Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 4, at 10 a.m. at Pecan Park in Floresville.
For information, call Ronnie Peña at 210-313-3715.... More ›
Various city and county offices will be closed in observance of Good Friday on April 3.
City halls in Stockdale, Floresville, La Vernia, and Elmendorf will be closed. Poth City Hall will close at noon.
The Sam Fore Jr. Wilson County Public... More ›
A Protecting Private Property in Texas workshop will be held Friday, April 17, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Three Oaks School House located at 158 C.R. 210, west of Floresville.
The Guadalupe-Blanco River Trust will sponsor lunch for the first... More ›
The city of Floresville will hold a public meeting Tuesday, April 7, at 6 p.m. at Floresville City Hall, located at 1120 D St. in Floresville, to inform the general public of the government application the city has filed for the sewer project.
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Two weeks after approving the bylaws for the Floresville Visitor and Tourist Bureau, Floresville City Council members voted at their March 26 meeting to change the bylaws.
Councilman... More ›
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Floresville city employees may see a cap on the number of vacation and sick leave days they can accumulate.
During the March 25 meeting of the city’s audit committee, Pat... More ›
Spring into action this April by helping save lives. It’s as easy as rolling up your sleeve and donating a pint of blood at either of two Floresville locations:
•Connally Memorial Medical... More ›
The Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) Knowledge Engineering Division has concluded an extensive 24-month study of the competitive trends, challenges, and opportunities for South Texas to expand existing industry and attract new investment.... More ›
With 146 people killed in Texas work zone crashes last year -- an increase of more than 20 percent from 2013 -- the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) urges drivers to slow down, pay attention, and be extra cautious when driving... More ›
KARNES CITY -- The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has closed F.M. 3191 in Karnes County due to damage from recent heavy rains.
F.M. 3191 is closed until further notice from S.H. 123 to F.M. 887 near the community of Cestohowa. Recent... More ›
What’s your opinion on rewarding kids with money for getting good grades in school?
Honestly, I don’t have a strong opinion about it one way or the other. We didn’t pay our kids... More ›
He helped the Falls City Beaver football team to reach the University Interscholastic League of Texas playoffs for the past three consecutive seasons. But as of March 24, Steve Marbach no longer is the athletic director and head football coach for... More ›
The city of Elmendorf is looking for six volunteers to serve on the Butterfield Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone (TIRZ) board. The TIRZ is where a portion of the property taxes that are collected... More ›
Halliburton Corp. has generously donated $2,500 to begin establishing the Elmendorf Community Library. Library board members, Elmendorf community members, and volunteers have begun revitalizing... More ›
The city of San Antonio will hold a Vendor Orientation on Wednesday, April 15, from 1:30-4:30 p.m. in Café Commerce located at 600 Soledad in San Antonio.
The purpose of the vendor orientation... More ›
Islamic terrorism is the subject of a presentation Sunday, April 19, at the First Baptist Church of Floresville.
Pastor Ghasem “Daniel” Akbari, a former Muslim, became an expert on sharia,... More ›
Campaigning for the 2016 presidential election got under way this week when Sen. Ted Cruz threw his hat in the ring, becoming the first official candidate in the race.
Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, Scott Walker, and other Republican hopefuls are likely... More ›
The Nixon Police Department has recently received COPsync, a computer network system for police. The COPsync network will enable Nixon Police Department officers to report and share actionable mission-critical data in real time, and... More ›
Directors for the Wilson County Emergency Services District No. 3 (WCESD No. 3) approved the financing structure and terms for a 2015 Dodge Frazer Type I ambulance during a March 26 special... More ›
The following defendants were among those listed on the March 23 Wilson County District Court docket:
•Samuel Pereida, 28, who is being considered for a motion to revoke probation, related to a 2013 charge of aggravated assault with a deadly... More ›
After a year’s delay, the board of trustees of the Stockdale Independent School District (ISD) has approved an elementary campus pavilion project. The 5,500-square-foot structure will have no... More ›
The next monthly meeting of the Greater La Vernia Chamber of Commerce will be held Wednesday, April 1, at noon in Witte’s Barbeque & Steak House at 12153 U.S. 87 W. in La Vernia.
Guest speaker will be Jay Gilmore from the YMCA.
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POTH -- Michael Ray Schauer, 25, of Falls City has been arrested and charged with forgery after he allegedly spent a phony $50 bill in the Dollar General store on U.S. 181 here.
According to Chief Lowell Hull of the Poth Police Department, a Dollar... More ›
“Why do we have to wait for damage to occur before we do something?” This was the question Chuck Scribner, who lives on C.R. 475 in Wilson County, asked of the Evergreen Underground Water Conservation District’s board at its March 27 meeting.
Scribner’s... More ›
A San Marcos man is recovering from his injuries following a two-vehicle crash March 28 on F.M. 775 south of La Vernia.
According to Sgt. Lynn Floyd of the Texas Department of Public Safety Highway Patrol, the preliminary investigation indicates... More ›
FLORESVILLE – Management and trustees for the Floresville Electric Light & Power System (FELPS) continue to weigh their options related to capital projects. At the board’s upcoming regular meeting set for April 29, bids for a new operations center... More ›
SAN ANTONIO -- Police continue to investigate a March 26 robbery at the H-E-B supermarket on Perrin Beitel Road here, which involved a truck registered to a Wilson County resident.
According... More ›
In the 1990s, Chris Robinson spent an estimated $100,000 stockpiling Beanie Babies. The Los Angeles man planned to resell his vast collection and fund his five kids’ college educations with... More ›
This is part of an article or a letter compiled by Alfred E. Menn, which was found in the files of the Wilson County Historical Commission Archives. Submitted by Gene Maeckel.
The old Floresville... More ›
The Alamo Area Council of Governments has grant money available to Wilson County residents and veterans living in homes that need weatherization assistance. This program is available to individuals... More ›
The River Bend Homeowners Association is accepting applications to honor deceased veterans by flying the flags that draped their caskets in the Floresville community.
Flags will be flown... More ›
The Consolata Healthcare Foundation will hold its second annual fund-raising golf tournament on Saturday, April 11, at the River Bend Golf Club in Floresville.
The tournament... More ›
A rabies clinic will be held Saturday, April 4, from 2-4 p.m. at Deason Animal Hospital, located at 1712 D St. in Floresville. The low-cost vaccines are available for both dogs and cats.
The Wilson County 4-H Council will also be accepting donations... More ›
The Education Service Center, Region 20 will hold an Educator Job Fair on Friday, April 17, from noon to 2 p.m. in Region 20 at 1314 Hines Ave. in San Antonio.
Twenty-four school districts from San Antonio and the surrounding area will be represented,... More ›
The USS Ajax reunion will be held Sunday through Thursday, June 21-25, in the Holiday Inn Opryland in Nashville, Tenn.
For more information, contact Thomas Judge at 830-745-2024 or email@example.com.
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Just when we think we have seen and read it all, the arguments from Global Warming Alarmists (Let’s call them GWAs), including our own American president, go from outrageous to more outrageous.
In... More ›
It is amazing how a simple question can cause a complex lie to collapse like a house of cards. The simple question was asked by Bill O’Reilly of the Fox News Channel, and it was addressed to... More ›
By Margo Thorning
A new proposal from the Environmental Protection Agency has already forced four major industrial projects worth $7 billion in new investment in the Baton Rouge area to be... More ›
I took two of my sons to Choke Canyon the last day of their spring break on March 6. We didn’t catch many fish and were headed back to Geronimo about 3:30 p.m. when suddenly our boat... More ›