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Section A: General News

Give blood Oct. 26 in La Vernia

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. St. Ann’s Catholic Church will hold a blood drive on Sunday, Oct. 26, from 8 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in the church parking lot at 14151 U.S. 87 in La Vernia. All donors will receive a T-shirt and a mini physical. Anyone who is 16 years old weighing... More ›

Beware IRS scam phone calls

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. LA VERNIA -- Police here are warning residents of the latest telephone scam, in which callers purport to be from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Sgt. Danny Pitts of the La Vernia Police Department said Oct. 16 that he took a report from a... More ›

Union Valley builds community spirit

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Contributed The third annual Union Valley Area National Night Out was another success and another big step toward building a sense of community in the rural Union Valley area of... More ›

Connally CEO outlines Ebola prep

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Hospitals throughout the country continue to take a hard look at their internal protocol as TV-news broadcasts continue to be dominated with stories of the mounting concern over Ebola. During its Oct. 16 board meeting, the Wilson Memorial Hospital... More ›

Breast Cancer Survivors Breakfast

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. All breast cancer survivors are invited to a Breast Cancer Survivors Breakfast on Thursday, Oct. 23, from 9-10:30 a.m. in the Humana Guidance Center at Las Palmas Shopping Center at 803 Castroville Road, Ste. 300, in San Antonio. The event will... More ›

More than 40 vie to be Elmendorf’s top cop

More than 40 vie to be Elmendorf’s top cop

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Video to come According to City Attorney Michael Guevara during an Oct. 15 special meeting of the Elmendorf City Council, as many as 43 people have applied to serve as the city’s next police... More ›

City Hall named for fallen chief

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. The memory of slain Police Chief Michael Pimentel will live on in Elmendorf, following the city council’s Oct. 9 vote to name its City Hall after him. The council also voted to honor Pimentel by posthumously awarding him a medal of honor, according... More ›

World-renowned yoga guru mentors Floresville instructor

World-renowned yoga guru mentors Floresville instructor

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Contributed Floresville yoga instructor Elizabeth Ohnesorge recently returned from a weeklong intensive, exclusive workshop with ashtanga yoga Guru Sharath Jois, whose grandfather, Sri K.... More ›

Poth water tower comes down; heartbreak as icons disappear

Poth water tower comes down; heartbreak as icons disappear

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. “Oh, I can see the water tower, we are home now.” Otillia Montez, “born and bred in Poth,” responded to the Wilson County News’ invitation to share memories of the Poth water tower, after... More ›



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Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Editorial: Elections today are no longer local,... (October 22, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Editorial: Time to wake up, America! (October 22, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Food drive for Poth Food Pantry (October 22, 2014)
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Border security forum: Addicott to lead discussion... (October 15, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Commissioners lift burn ban, hear about dusty road (October 15, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Connally is prepared for Ebola (October 15, 2014)
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Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Editorial: Celebrate with a prayer walk (October 15, 2014)
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Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. H-E-B ground beef recall (October 15, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Health-care support for vets, Oct. 18 (October 15, 2014)
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Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. La Vernia councilman resigns (October 15, 2014)
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Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Meeting Watch: Stockdale City Council (October 15, 2014)
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Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Poth ISD OKs $220K land buy (October 15, 2014)
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Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Editorial: A rare good movie tells story of... (October 8, 2014)
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Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. FEDC stands firm on contract (October 8, 2014)
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Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Letter: Area resident continues to be a voice... (October 8, 2014)
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Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Celebrate National Night Out Oct. 7 (October 1, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. China Grove has new police chief (October 1, 2014)
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Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Letter: More good news for CMMC (October 1, 2014)
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