Citizens’ comments before the Floresville City Council will now be summarized in the minutes for posterity.
“I think the names people have been calling us should be recorded,” Councilman... More ›
Falls City senior Hannah Lyssy claimed the gold medal for pole vaulting at the April 29 2A Region 4 track meet at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, once again securing her spot... More ›
Who you gonna call?
“It’s the only way a person can remain totally anonymous and get paid for tips.”
That’s how Wilson County Crime Stoppers President Marrie Aldridge... More ›
The recovery process is still ongoing for the Floresville Electric Light & Power System in regard to its recovery from the Oct. 30 tornado that left a path of destruction through Floresville,... More ›
The Floresville Chamber of Commerce invites the community to a Chamber Luncheon Wednesday, May 18, at noon in the Holiday Inn Express & Suites conference room at 929 10th St. (U.S. 181) in Floresville.
Attendees can enjoy a catered meal while... More ›
Floresville Economic Development Corp. members want to make it clear they are not seriously considering making a $7.1 million city parks plan a reality -- at least not any time soon.
Instead,... More ›
Meeting: Wilson County Commissioners Court special meeting, May 2, 9 a.m.
•Approved application for a grant from the Texas Indigent Defense Commission to help streamline the appointment... More ›
Robert G. Ramirez was promoted to the rank of colonel in the U.S. Air Force on Feb. 26. The promotion ceremony took place at Offutt Air Force Base Nebraska and was officiated by U.S. Air Force Col. Mark Williamson, the 55th Wing Vice Commander.
In... More ›
The National Day of Prayer is an annual observance held on the first Thursday of May, inviting people of all faiths to pray for the nation. It was created in 1952 by a joint resolution of the U.S. Congress, and signed into law by President Harry... More ›
Dwellings At Home, located in historic downtown Floresville near the Wilson County Courthouse, is open for business. Malinda Pimentel-Lanford owns the retail furniture and design center business,... More ›
A long-term, collaborative investigation into organized crime has resulted in 86 separate charges handed down by an Atascosa County Grand Jury against numerous individuals. The charges were announced April 29 by District Attorney René M. Peña and... More ›
A two-vehicle accident sent two people to the Connally Memorial Medical Center in Floresville April 27.
According to Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. John Henke, Gabriella Soria, 19, of Floresville apparently failed to halt at the stop... More ›
Area law-enforcement agencies reported the following recent activity:
•April 19, police received a call about a theft at Walmart by a young male, 18-25, in a gray T-shirt.
•April 20, Ruben Cantu, 28, of Floresville was... More ›
The following defendants were among those listed on recent dockets for the 81st District Court in Wilson County:
•John David Deleon, 26, charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, is scheduled for a docket call June 7, with jury selection... More ›
Joe Kotwig of Bebe and Malcolm and Beverly Talley of Nixon are the 2016 Hall of Fame inductees of the Nixon-Smiley Livestock Show held March 11-12 in the Nixon-Smiley Show Barn.
Malcolm and... More ›
I know when it comes to investing you like mutual funds and paid-for real estate. What do you think about using condominiums as investment properties instead of single-family homes?
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Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologists are informing Texans on how to protect themselves from the mosquito vectors that spread Zika and other diseases.
Houston, Dallas, San Antonio,... More ›
The Alamo Area Council Of Governments’ (AACOG) Regional Review Committee will hold a public meeting Thursday, May 5, at 10 a.m. to set the criteria and regional funding priorities for the Texas Community Development Block Grant 2017-18 Funding Cycle.... More ›
On average, a motorcyclist dies in a crash on Texas roads every day. To mark Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month in May -- and to remember the 455 motorcyclists lost in crashes last year -- the Texas Department of Transportation is launching its “Share... More ›
The San Antonio Tea Party will hold a general meeting, “Securing the Blessings of Liberty,” and special luncheon on Saturday, May 21, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Lew’s Patio & Grill at 101 Club Drive in Floresville.
Finalists of the 2016 Ralph... More ›
In honor of the Jubilee Year of Mercy, the Archdiocese of San Antonio will hold a Celebration Mass on Sunday, June 12, at 5 p.m. in the Cathedral of San Fernando in San Antonio.
Special guest celebrant Monsignor Douglas Fater will lead the Mass,... More ›
The Sutherland Springs Cemetery Association’s annual member meeting will be held Sunday, May 15, at 2:30 p.m. in the Sutherland Springs Community Building.
Laura Hansen, secretary of the cemetery board, turned in her letter of resignation Feb.... More ›
Residents of Floresville’s three nursing homes are gearing up to participate in a fun-filled week of games, competitions, and more at the ninth annual Floresville Long Term Care Senior Olympics... More ›
Marlin Tanneberger, a Hermann Sons Life Insurance agent from La Vernia, has been recognized as a top producer for the first quarter of 2016. Tanneberger finished the quarter in first place statewide and in first place in Region 4 in the amount of... More ›
Kelly Parker of Floresville captured this image of a whitetail deer amid Texas bluebonnets. It’s among the entries in this year’s Wilson County News “Springtime in South Texas” photo contest.
There’s still time to enter the contest, which includes... More ›
Along with assistance for the Special Enrollment Period, the Daughters of Charity Services of San Antonio now offers families help completing Medicaid and CHIP applications for children.
Navigators... More ›
By Eric Moreno
Exclusive to the Wilson County News
From a very early age growing up in nearby Jourdanton, East Central High School’s new Athletic Director Tony Treviño and sports were... More ›
Election day in local school districts and some municipalities is Saturday, May 7.
In Floresville, a special election has been called to fill two council positions. The stakes have never... More ›
The sudden appearance of Donald Trump on the political horizon last year may have been surprising, but not nearly as surprising as seeing some conservatives supporting him.
Does Trump have... More ›
(This was published in 2009 in Chillicothe, Ohio, but the logic could apply to Floresville as well.)
Webster says “responsibility” means to be obligated to or accountable for, as well as... More ›
Re: “Clarity around FEDC contributions,” April 27
Fred, I stand by what I wrote. The only thing I corrected was whether it finally honored its commitment or not. Let’s try this... More ›