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FLORESVILLE -- A San Antonio man is being held in the Wilson County Jail on multiple charges after police say he fled while in custody May 12.
Derrick Blaze “Lil D” Rodriguez,... More ›
As Texas emerges from a five-year prolonged drought, the recent rains -- initially welcome -- have been wreaking havoc across the state, and South Central Texas is no exception.
Severe thunderstorms... More ›
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Floresville could be on the grow again, as city officials are planning to hold a workshop Wednesday, June 3, related to the annexation of areas outside the current city limits.... More ›
Local car enthusiast Larry Bertrand traveled to Temple on May 2 to participate as a judge at the 10th annual SPJST Car Show and Czech Heritage Celebration. Larry is first vice president of the Floresville SPJST Lodge No. 107.
The event boasted... More ›
On May 2, SPJST Lodge No. 107, with the help of the Girl Scouts, Livestrong, Floresville Volunteer Fire Department, and Wilson County EMS, spearheaded a bottled-water drive in... More ›
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The YMCA of Greater San Antonio wants a new YMCA to serve Wilson County communities, but hasn’t decided whether it will be in Floresville or La Vernia.
The decision will... More ›
The Floresville Volunteer Fire Department held its monthly meeting on May 5, with its election of officers. Members elected are Chief Lorenzo Ortiz, First Assistant Chief Jeff Oltjendiers, Second Assistant Chief Eric Yosko, Secretary... More ›
As a result of the stringent implementation of the ongoing insolvency turnaround plan and tough decisions by city officials, Standard & Poor’s Rating Services (S&P) has raised its underlying... More ›
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The Poth Independent School District (ISD) board of trustees has reached a compromise with Poth Elementary School teachers Gina Korzekwa and Debra Liska, related to their separation... More ›
All city and county offices will be closed in observance of Memorial Day, which is Monday, May 25.
City halls in Stockdale, Poth, Floresville, Elmendorf, and La Vernia will be closed.
The Sam Fore Jr. Wilson County Public Library will be closed... More ›
My husband and I have been following your plan. We just paid cash for our new home after selling the old one, so we’re out of the Baby Steps. But we’ve still got about $50,000 in student loan debt hanging over our heads. We make over... More ›
The Stockdale Chamber of Commerce held its regular monthly meeting on April 27, and the board is busy finalizing plans for the 71st annual Watermelon Jubilee that is now just a few weeks away!
Jubilee festivities get started on Saturday, June... More ›
Welcome to the wet month of May!
Graduation is just around the corner. Graduation ceremonies are scheduled for Friday, May 29, at 7 p.m. in the Stockdale High School gym.
Once again Stockdale Independent School District (ISD) would like... More ›
By Rick Rutland
The Stockdale Independent School District (ISD) Education Foundation recently awarded nearly $9,000 for the first round of teacher innovative instruction grants. A second round of grants will be awarded in the early fall. The... More ›
The Stockdale Masonic Lodge No. 470 partnered with the Grand Masonic Lodge of Texas and the Scottish Rite Hospital for Children to participate in the Take Time To Read program. Masonic lodges of Texas have been active supporters of... More ›
The board of the Wilson County Emergency Services District No. 2, serving the Eagle Creek area with fire and emergency medical services, is considering the purchase of its second ambulance.... More ›
Meeting: Regular board meeting. May 12, at 6:30 p.m.
•Approved the donation of six mini-grants totaling $8,696 from the Stockdale Independent School District (ISD) Education Foundation
•Swore in two trustees for an additional... More ›
Meeting: Regular meeting, May 14, 6:30-6:50 p.m.
•Administered the oath of office for returning councilmen Marie Gerlich and Mark Doege; both were unopposed in the May 9 election,... More ›
Agility Recovery and the U.S. Small Business Administration will hold a webinar, “Leading with Resiliency during a Disaster,” on Tuesday, May 26, from 1-2 p.m.
The webinar will focus on... More ›
Community members and guests are invited to the American Legion’s fourth annual Memorial Day Ceremony to be held on Monday, May 25.
A motorcade will kick off the event at 10 a.m. beginning... More ›
Due to recent rains, the Sutherland Springs Memorial Day Ceremony, hosted by the Sutherland Springs Cemetery Association, has been moved to the Sutherland Springs Community Building.
The ceremony will be held on Monday, May 25, at 9:30 a.m.... More ›
Donations are welcome through Friday, May 22, for the Basics for the Best veterans supply drive.
Donations of new socks, T-shirts, toiletries, blankets, throws, and military-themed items will be delivered Saturday, May 23, to residents of the... More ›
ELMENDORF-- In a late-night vote that was contested, the city council here voted 3-2 to renew the contract of City Administrator Cody Dailey for another five years, at more than $75,000 per year.
Although... More ›
See life and its surroundings from “Women’s Perspective” in a photography exhibit at Second Street Gallery on Friday, May 22, from 6-8 p.m. at 122 S. Second St. in Kenedy.
A small group of... More ›
Join the San Antonio River Authority for the park dedication ceremony of John William Helton - San Antonio River Nature Park on Saturday, May 30, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Enjoy free park tours, food, music, giveaways, and family-friendly activities... More ›
Fox Chapel Oil Field Services will continue to operate in the Stockdale Industrial Park, following the Stockdale Economic Development Corp. (SEDC) board of directors’ approval at its May 12... More ›
Emily Sczepanik Brysch, the daughter of I. “Pete” and Lailey Sczepanik of Panna Maria, and wife of Joseph Brysch, the son of James and Helen Brysch of Hobson, graduated magna cum laude with... More ›
Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, and each year there are more new cases of skin cancer than the combined incidence of breast, prostate, lung, and colon cancer. Skin cancer can affect anyone, regardless of skin color, gender,... More ›
Physician’s offices Allied Institute of Medicine and Alamo City Medical Group have united forces under the new name, Partners in Primary Care.
By bringing these two long-standing medical... More ›
The Connally Memorial Medical Center Stroke Support Group will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, May 28, from 2-3 p.m. in the large conference room of the medical center at 499 10th St. (U.S. 181) in Floresville.
Created for stroke survivors... More ›
The recent shooting of two Islamic terrorists in Granbury as they opened fire at an art exhibit about the Muslim prophet Muhammed has brought world issues to Texans’ doorsteps. Gain insight... More ›
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La Vernia Independent School District (ISD) campuses will be getting a new security camera system and a new phone system over the summer.
La Vernia ISD trustees approved... More ›
Meeting: Regular board meeting, May 14, from 6-8:30 p.m.
•Set June 4 as the date of the district’s annual planning workshop
Discussed, no action:
•The board and fire-service... More ›
Introducing Ginger Coleman of Stockdale, and her blog, “The Key to Community.” Coleman has served the area communities in several capacities during the past 20 years. Read more from her at wilsoncountynews.com,... More ›
By Jim Hightower
Neither rain, sleet, nor snow -- nor even the likelihood that he’d be killed -- could stop this letter carrier from making his appointed rounds.
Doug Hughes is one gutsy mailman.
In April, this rural letter carrier from Florida... More ›
Obama’s new attorney general, Loretta Lynch, has announced a federal investigation of the Baltimore Police Department for violations of civil rights against blacks. This investigation will run... More ›
By Kay Love
California has water problems. California is experiencing a drought. California aquifers are being pumped down. Not our problem? Well, it might be.
San Jose Water Corp., a... More ›