Elmendorf police are looking for a truck and two occupants suspected to be involved in the Aug. 8 burglary of a building.
The burglary took place about 1:30 a.m. at the Alamo Rail Yard on Old Corpus Christi Road, according to Elmendorf police... More ›
The Harmony Volunteer Fire Department (VFD) came under fire at the Aug. 11 Elmendorf City Council meeting, for its relatively slow response times to two recent house fires, compared with other... More ›
Area law-enforcement agencies have reported the following recent activity:
Wilson County Sheriff’s Office
•July 27, three Stockdale minors were detained after a short crime spree that apparently targeted sports facilities. On July 8,... More ›
Vandals have struck the Floresville Skate Park.
The privacy doors inside the men’s and women’s restrooms have been torn off their frames. One of the doors was found outside the building.
Floresville Parks Foundation member Maxine Cruz received... More ›
Faults with the Floresville Event Center’s fire-suppression system prompted a fire safety inspector to red-tag the system two weeks ago, but these issues will be corrected this week, according... More ›
The Floresville City Council and the Floresville Economic Development Corp. (FEDC) inched closer to an agreement on development of the city’s parks master plan at a joint Aug. 8 meeting.
The... More ›
The Floresville Parks Foundation board of directors will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 17, at 6:30 p.m. in The Beer Warehouse at 1302 South Second St. in Floresville.
For more information, contact Douglas Jones at 830-393-2373 or... More ›
The Floresville Police Department was closed Aug. 11 for three hours.
The reason was a meeting about retirement benefits.
“The administrative staff attended, as well as the chief of police and some police officers,” Floresville City Manager... More ›
Which is more confusing? Voting at a new location or voting at two locations?
Floresville City Council members would prefer to have everyone voting in the next city council election at City... More ›
A fourth suspect in a three-month-old murder case has been arrested.
The Wilson County Sheriff’s Office took Stuart Alexander Fraser, 40, of San Antonio into custody Aug. 9.
Fraser was charged with murder and engaging in organized criminal... More ›
Manuel Zepeda, 66, of Nixon was arrested Aug. 10 on one count of aggravated sexual assault of a child and one count of improper relationship between educator and student in Gonzales County, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS).
The... More ›
The following defendants were among those listed on recent dockets for the 81st District Court in Wilson County:
•Autumn Wellman, 32, of Sutherland Springs is ordered to appear in court Aug. 30, related to a 2011 conviction for an attempted robbery.
•Alexander... More ›
My husband and I had to rent a car on a recent trip to Florida. When we tried to pay with our debit card, the attendant told us he would have to pull our credit report if we used debit instead of credit. He said all rental car companies... More ›
STOCKDALE -- The Stockdale Independent School District (ISD) board of trustees will maintain its current property-tax rate for a fifth consecutive year. This action was taken during an Aug. 8 regular meeting and public hearing.
According to... More ›
With soaring temperatures and minimal rain, mosquitoes continue to be in full attack mode! Texas A&M AgriLife offers a few tips to avoid the pesky insects:
•Drain or dump out all standing water around your home; clean clogged gutters; empty birdbaths... More ›
By Robin Hamiter
Stockdale Elementary School is ready to kick off another great school year! The teachers are excited to welcome the students back at Meet the Teacher on Thursday, Aug. 18,... More ›
Crafting an emergency medical services plan for all of Wilson County has garnered some serious deliberation.
County and city elected officials, physicians, emergency medical services (EMS)... More ›
La Vernia Mayor Robert Gregory has quashed recent rumors spreading throughout La Vernia that the city plans to sell the city park.
During the city council meeting Aug. 11, he said nothing could be further from the truth.
“These rumors are... More ›
Meeting: Public hearing, Aug. 9, from 6:30-6:40 p.m.
Discussed, no action:
•Public hearing to consider Jimmy Garcia’s rezoning request from a residential district to a multi-family residential... More ›
Meeting: Regular board meeting of the Stockdale Economic Development Corp., Aug. 9, from 6:30-7:10 p.m.
•Approved the financial report as presented. SEDC balance as of July 31 totaled $237,955. Outstanding loans balance as of Aug.... More ›
Meeting: Regular board meeting, Aug. 11, 6:30-7:16 p.m.
•Approved Clark Construction’s bid for the street maintenance project for Dry Hollow, Hillcrest, Warren, DL Vest, and San... More ›
As movie-goers flock to theatres to see the latest summer blockbusters, Santikos Entertainment is giving them a special opportunity to help their communities. Santikos Entertainment is only... More ›
The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) has announced a new tuition discount program to support families that have multiple dependent children at UIW from the same household.
Eligible... More ›
The Atascosa Ham Radio Club will hold a free Amateur Radio Course (technician class) on consecutive Saturdays, Sept. 17 and 24, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the old Leming Elementary School, Building A, on Fifth Street in Leming.
Bob Rodriguez, a... More ›
Humana invites San Antonio residents to participate in “Humana is Bringing Wellness to You” on Friday, Aug. 26, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the MCCI Medical Group at 7075 San Pedro in San Antonio.
The event is free and will feature preventive health... More ›
Bar-S Foods Co., an Altus, Okla., establishment, is recalling approximately 372,684 pounds of chicken and pork hot dog and corn dog products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and... More ›
Sam Kane Beef Processors, LLC, a Corpus Christi establishment, is recalling approximately 60,350 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with foreign materials, specifically metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety... More ›
AACOG is currently accepting nominations for its 2016 Regional Awards. Categories for nomination are Regional Citizen of the Year, Corporate Steward of the Year, Community/Nonprofit Project of the Year, Government Project of the Year, and Lifetime... More ›
By Kenric Ward
A Texas lawmaker is calling local politicians to account for their persistent assertions that steady tax rates mean flat property tax bills.
“That’s simply not true,” said... More ›
A year ago, in August 2015, this column called “The Donald” the Democrats’ Trump card. It is hard to imagine any other Republican candidate who could rescue a thoroughly discredited Hillary... More ›
Thanks to all who came to the 10th annual Denim and Diamond Casino Night on Aug. 6, a fund-raiser for the Consolata Healthcare Foundation.
After serving Wilson County residents... More ›
Helping teens make good choices is as simple as starting a conversation, and back-to-school is an ideal time for parents to talk about avoiding peer pressure to drink underage. Research... More ›
Today’s 10 highest grossing box office releases are about animals, including “Finding Dory,” “The Jungle Book,” “Zootopia,” “The Secret Life of Pets,” and “Kung Fu Panda 3.” Nearly half of our households include a dog and nearly 40 percent... More ›
Donald Trump has told us the truth. He said that Bernie Sanders has made a deal with the devil. Sanders, who choked and sold out totally to “Hellary” Clinton, is just another unprincipled partisan political hack full of empty blather,... More ›