Police departments in various parts of Wilson County have been investigating burglaries at local businesses.
In Floresville, officers seek clues into an incident reported at approximately... More ›
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Highway Patrol continues its investigations into two unrelated fatal crashes that occurred on Nov. 14 and 15.
Pedestrian Mary Schrade-Morgan, 68, of Runge was pronounced dead by Karnes County Pct. 4... More ›
New billing by the Floresville Electric Light & Power System could have some customers seeing double, with two bills due this month.
FELPS will send bills throughout the month as meters are read, rather than holding the billing until all meters... More ›
Alleging that the city of Floresville violated his 14th Amendment right to equal protection under the law, Tomas Robles has confirmed that he will be filing a complaint related to the Nov. 4... More ›
The Floresville Chamber of Commerce is currently seeking vendors of all kinds for its Christmas Along the Corridor 2014 event, taking place Saturday, Dec. 6.
Chamber members’ booth cost is $35 and non-members are $55. Booth spaces are 10-by-10... More ›
The Floresville City Council has set Saturday, Dec. 20, for a runoff election, and welcomed a new councilman into its ranks during its Nov. 13 meeting.
The city council canvassed the returns... More ›
Former Farmers Insurance agent Patsy Lynne Ritchey, 55, could be facing up to life in prison following her two-count indictment returned Nov. 14 by a Wilson County grand jury. She is charged... More ›
The public is invited to a Faces and Masks of Human Trafficking Seminar on Monday, Dec. 8, from 7-8 p.m. in Witte’s Barbeque at 12153 U.S. 87 in La Vernia.
Informative speakers from the perspective of both the victim and law enforcement will... More ›
All city and county offices will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday Thursday and Friday, Nov. 27-28.
City halls in Stockdale, Poth, Floresville, Elmen-dorf, and La Vernia will be closed.
The Sam Fore Jr. Wilson County Public... More ›
Members of boards that are required to comply with the rules of the Texas Open Meetings Act are required to have training related to the rules and regulations found within the act, according to a law that became effective in 2006. That training... More ›
The San Antonio River Authority and the South Texas Herpetology Association will host an educational program featuring live snakes from the South Texas area.
“Snakes in the Park” is set for Saturday, Nov. 22, from 9-11 a.m. at the Jackson Nature... More ›
I’m 19, and I have a job making $30,000 a year. I’ve also got about $40,000 in stocks and $10,000 in savings. I want to buy a house in the near future. Should I pay cash and buy it outright, or is a 15-year mortgage okay?
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Poth High School will hold a blood drive on Tuesday, Nov. 25, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the CCD parking lot located at 510 Titcomb in Poth.
Prizes will be awarded to teachers and students who donate. All donors will receive a free T-shirt and... More ›
The Joshua D. Brown Chapter of The Daughters of the Republic of Texas will meet at 10 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 24, in the Chapel at Trinity Baptist Church at 800 Jackson Road in Kerrville.
The program, “Kerrville Homes, 1932 and today,” will be... More ›
CLA Estate Services will provide an Estate Planning Workshop on Wednesday, Dec. 3, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Sleep Inn & Suites at 2138 Water St. in Gonzales.
During the free event, CLA representatives will provide valuable information to... More ›
The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) has approved financial assistance in the amount of $75,920,000 from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund to the City of San Antonio, acting by and... More ›
The La Vernia City Council also will now act as the five-member board of the La Vernia Municipal Development District (MDD), following approval by the council during its Nov. 13 meeting.
Councilmen... More ›
Meeting: Stockdale Independent School District board of trustees regular meeting, Nov. 13; 6:30 p.m.
•Heard a 2013-14 audit report from Cameron Gulley, CPA. Gulley noted a drop in the fund balance, due to the construction and completion... More ›
Meeting: Public hearing, Nov. 10; 6:30 p.m.
•To consider a rezoning request from residential to a multi-family district for 608 Cemetery St. Multi-family allows for manufactured... More ›
The Wilson County Appraisal District board of directors has approved a property reappraisal plan for 2015 and 2016. This occurred during the board’s Nov. 12 meeting.
“The reappraisal plan is just what we’re doing over the coming year regarding... More ›
LA VERNIA -- According to George Jones, president of the Wilson County Emergency Services District No. 1 board of commissioners, the district’s second fire station could be fully operational... More ›
Stray dogs captured within the city limits of Elmendorf now will be transported to a city of Selma facility, following action taken by the Elmendorf City Council at its Nov. 13 meeting. The... More ›
As we prepare for the holidays, let’s remember the home care “heroes” who make a difference every day for our seniors, disabled, and infirm. They make it possible for our elderly... More ›
Open Enrollment for the coverage under the Affordable Care Act will run through Feb. 15, 2015. In conjunction with the Open Enrollment period, SRA International, a leading provider of IT solutions... More ›
Enrollment for the health insurance marketplace has begun and Texas physicians want to ensure you have the information to successfully enroll. In this “Hey, Doc” segment, you will learn who... More ›
According to U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas 28, a report in October shows the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is working not only for people across the United States, but in Texas Congressional... More ›
The Stockdale Independent School District (ISD) Education Foundation is getting started, and we are very excited!
Foundation funds will be used to support teacher grants for... More ›
The Wilson County 4-H Llama Project and the Freedom Riders 4-H Club will host a Christmas with the Llamas event Saturday, Dec. 6, at Leslie Lane Farms near La Vernia.
The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with check-in starting at... More ›
Courvier Productions will present Alamo Vaudeville, a variety stage show, on Saturday, Dec. 13, in the Tobin Center for the Arts at 100 Auditorium Circle in San Antonio.
The event will feature a variety of acts such as the NESA dancers performing... More ›
It was the first week of November and I had just returned from shopping at Bealls, where I commented to the clerk that I wanted to run out of the store screaming. I love Christmas music and... More ›
Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes said there were “phrases that serve as an excuse for not thinking.” One of these phrases that substitute for thought today is one that depicts the current problems of blacks in America as “a legacy of... More ›
By Rob Schwarzwalder
MIT’s Dr. Jonathan Gruber, touted as an architect of the Affordable Care Act (the ACA, or Obamacare), has referred to the “stupidity” of the American people as necessary... More ›
A short, but true story. I went golfing a couple of weeks ago and lost my wallet. I didn’t know if I lost it or someone stole it. Of course it had my driver license, credit card, and more than $100 in cash. Bummer.
Now the rest of... More ›