An early-morning fatality July 21 indirectly led to the injury of an investigating officer a few hours later.
A vehicle was reported to have turned over about 4:30 a.m. in the median just... More ›
Caution: Construction ahead.
After months and months of talking, planning, and paperwork, a major Floresville wastewater project will soon get under way, said City Manager Henrietta Turner,... More ›
Changes are coming to Elmendorf!
According to Elmendorf City Administrator Cody Dailey, a new restaurant will soon open on Old Corpus Christi Road. Progress also continues on the Tex-Best... More ›
Area law-enforcement agencies reported the following recent activity:
•July 7, Felipe Godina III, 20, and Joaustin Garza, 18, both of Floresville, were arrested and charged with aggravated robbery. An altercation was reported... More ›
Offer your two cents’ worth Wednesday, July 27, on whether or not the Floresville Economic Development Corp. (FEDC) should take on funding, issuing bonds for, or paying for professional services... More ›
“Did we make money? Yeah! Nobody can say we didn’t.”
That’s how Floresville Marketing, Communications & Events Manager Tony Rivera summed up his financial report on the Family, Fun & Freedom... More ›
The Floresville Police Department has received some wonderful surprises recently, letting the officers know their efforts to protect and serve are appreciated.
On July 14, Joanne Schroeder visited the police department with the... More ›
Property owners in the Sutherland Springs area are invited to attend a public hearing Tuesday, Aug. 2, at 6:30 p.m. in the Sutherland Springs Community Center.
Wilson County Emergency Services... More ›
The La Vernia Independent School District is planning its annual Newcomers & Community Information Fair on Monday, Aug. 8, from 6-7:30 p.m. in the district auditorium on F.M. 775. It will include a welcoming address for everyone, complete with mini-performances... More ›
Drivers using S.H. 97 in Floresville will continue to experience delays, and drivers on U.S. 181 south of the city will get a taste of the same soon, according to Josh Donat of the Texas Department... More ›
The Floresville Police Department is looking for help in identifying two males who allegedly charged more than $400 on a stolen credit card June 22 at Walmart.
The two men are believed to be in their mid- to late 20s, both with dark hair, possibly... More ›
Our daughter is a special needs child, who doctors say will live about half as long as the average adult. There’s also a good chance she will be under our care her entire life. We just finished Baby Step 3 of your plan, so we have... More ›
The Eagle Creek Volunteer Emergency Services and Wilson County Emergency Services District No. 2 (Eagle Creek-area ESD) will merge to become one entity.
The Eagle Creek-area ESD currently contracts with the volunteer organization for emergency... More ›
The city of Stockdale has been asked to assume the responsibility for care of the Stockdale Cemetery. This was discussed July 18 during a special called meeting of the Stockdale City Council.
Three ladies involved with the Stockdale Cemetery... More ›
Utility rates are set to go up in Poth after city council members voted in favor of a 2-percent hike across the board for water, sewer, and refuse collection at their July 18 meeting. This was in addition to a 40-percent hike for water and sewer... More ›
Meeting: Regular board meeting, July 18, 7-8 p.m.
•Approved engineering plans for the 2016 Water-Sewer-Street Rehabilitation Projects at a cost of $44,750.
•Approved allocation of $171,677.96 for water works projects, including... More ›
The Poth Independent School District is gearing up for the 2016-17 school year and welcomes all returning and new students to Poth High School registration on the following dates:
•Monday,... More ›
La Vernia Chiropractic and Massage will soon become Wilson County Chiropractic, as Dr. Bruen Goolsby moves his office from La Vernia to Floresville.
He established his La Vernia practice... More ›
The South Texas office of Hunt Oil Co. earned recognition June 28 by the Wilson County Beautification Association for the renovation and continued enhancement of its offices and landscaping... More ›
Older folks have so many memories about La Vernia, but sadly, too many of their stories are already gone. The La Vernia Historical Association wants to Save LV Stories before it’s too late, and is urgently seeking stories, interviews, and photos... More ›
The National Weather Service will provide a free Skywarn Weather Spotter Training class on Tuesday, Aug. 2, from 6-8 p.m. in Elmendorf City Hall at 8304 F.M. 327 in Elmendorf.
Attendees will learn basics of thunderstorm development, fundamentals... More ›
Wilson County commissioners continued discussion of the 2016-17 fiscal year budget at their July 25 meeting and ended up approving the posting of a proposed budget that maintains the current... More ›
Water well owners concerned over disease-causing bacteria in drinking water can learn about well disinfection in the first of a series of free one-hour well owner webinars offered by the National... More ›
Meeting: Wilson County Memorial Hospital District regular meeting, July 21, 6 p.m.
•Approved selection of Durbin and Company LLP as the auditor for fiscal year 2016
•Decided... More ›
Meeting: Called board meeting July 18, 6:30-6:48 p.m.
•Accepted Ram 2 General Construction’s bid of $172,448 for the construction contract for a water system improvement project... More ›
Meeting: Floresville Parks Foundation, regular meeting, July 20, 6:30 p.m.
Discussed, no action:
•Discussed plans for lighting, electrical outlets, security, and fencing at the Skate... More ›
Meeting: Regular board meeting, July 20, 5 p.m.
•Voted to move forward with the restoration of its headquarters, using Gerloff Co. and plans by architect Kerry Andrews, after... More ›
The next monthly meeting of the Wilson County second responders and CERT will be held Saturday, Aug. 6, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Wilson County Emergency Management Office at 800 10th St. (U.S. 181), Courthouse Annex II, Building B, in Floresville.... More ›
The La Vernia Ministerial Alliance is calling on everyone in the community and beyond to attend and partake in Pray for America on Monday, Aug. 1, at 7 p.m. in Hope Church at 313 W. Chihuahua St. in La Vernia.
For more information, contact Joel... More ›
The objections to Donald Trump are many and varied and they began a year ago when he first announced that he would run for the presidency of the United States on the Republican ticket.
One... More ›
If there were a contest for the most stupid idea in politics, my choice would be the assumption that people would be evenly or randomly distributed in incomes, institutions, occupations, or... More ›
OK, folks. Let’s put this plagiarism thing to rest. “My word, my bond” was the motto of the London Stock Exchange beginning in 1801 in a time when deals were made without exchange... More ›
I have contacted the city about the Floresville walking trail and how the city of Floresville is caring for it.
There is a small portion behind my residence that I would regularly care for even though the area is owned by the city.... More ›
Hispanic Democrats are understandably disappointed that neither of the Castro twins became Hillary Clinton’s choice for vice president. The news media, especially the Texas news media,... More ›
Does it not bother you -- for the sake of responsible journalism -- that you publish no opinions that give a view other than conservative? Bill Moyers, a native Texan and well-respected journalist, would be a wonderful addition. Also, http://blue-in-guadalupe.blogspot.com,... More ›
Do not call me a Democrat. Do not call me a Republican. Call me a conservative.
In 2010, cbo.gov predicted the national debt to exceed $16 trillion by 2020. We are way ahead.
The debt July 25, 2016, was $19,360,334,254,000.
VIRGIL... More ›