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FLORESVILLE -- In an unusual turn of events, the city attorney closed the Sept. 28 Floresville City Council meeting. He ended it shortly after the mayor and two council members... More ›
Wilson County Judge Richard L. “Dickie” Jackson is inviting county residents, especially those who reside in Precinct 1, to attend a Town Hall meeting Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 6:30 p.m. The meeting... More ›
The Floresville Police Department reported the following recent activity:
•Sept. 21, After completing a bank transaction at the Floresville H-E-B, a man went farther into the store and walked out with an ice chest and a DVD player, valued at... More ›
Floresville Electric Light & Power System (FELPS) interim General Manager Marcy Jacobs has announced the utility anticipates saving nearly $1 million by refinancing a portion of its debt. Refinancing... More ›
The following defendants are among those recently scheduled to appear in Wilson County District Court:
•Sept. 28, Kyle McKay, 21, who is serving a 35-year prison term related to his 2014 admission that he killed Dakotah Reynolds and left his... More ›
Meeting: Floresville 4A Corp. regular meeting, Sept. 29, 6:30 p.m.
•Approved revision of a proposed contract with the All City Youth Group regarding use of the Lauro G. De Leon III Floresville Event Center, to resolve potential time... More ›
Two Corpus Christi women who own the Lady Luck Game Room near the corner of Blessing and Carroll streets in Poth have been hit with criminal charges, in connection with an ongoing Wilson County Sheriff’s Office investigation.
Sheriff’s Investigator... More ›
SAN ANTONIO -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has announced that a lawsuit has been filed against Paul A. Esquivel, Paul A. Esquivel, PLLC, Paul Esquivel, PC, JCP Law Firm and Associates, PLLC, JCP Law Office, PC, its owner Olvia Martinez, and... More ›
The annual meeting of the Laubach Family & Friends Cemetery Association will be held Sunday, Oct. 18, at 2 p.m. at the Laubach Ranch house, 100 C.R. 224, in Karnes City. Members and anyone interested in becoming a member are cordially invited to... More ›
If a credit card company has charged off a debt, can they still sell that debt to someone else who can come after it? I’m currently receiving calls about a debt that’s more than... More ›
FALLS CITY -- Luther Thomas Elementary School in the Falls City Independent School District has been recognized by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan as an exemplary high performing National... More ›
Meeting: Special board meeting Sept. 28, 7 p.m.
•Following a public hearing attended by none of the district’s taxpayers, the board adopted an ad valorem tax rate of $1.4356 per $100 of taxable value for the 2015-16 fiscal year
•Voted... More ›
AACOG (Alamo Area Council of Governments) will hold a free small-business workshop, Uncovering the Advantages of the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP), on Tuesday, Oct. 13.
This is the only tool specifically created to lower the cost... More ›
The 27th annual Nixon-Smiley Livestock Show’s Wild Hog Cook-off and Ranch Rodeo is set for Saturday, Oct. 17, in the Nixon-Smiley Livestock Show Arena, located east of Nixon off U.S. 87. This... More ›
Feather Fest on Sept. 5 in Nixon was a lot of fun for many folks. For some, it was an opportunity for exercise.
The winners of the Feather Fest 5K Walk/ Run, according to information from Patsy V. Scherrer, are: first-place men’s walker, Michael... More ›
STOCKDALE -- The importance of countywide training and working together as one is the message La Vernia Emergency Medical Services (EMS) President Paul Brunner shared during a presentation to... More ›
Meeting: China Grove City Council regular meeting, Oct. 1, 6:30 p.m.
•Appointed Mayor Pro Tem Glenn McCarty as mayor until the next council election in May 2016. He will serve... More ›
These days, Kenneth McKenzie is back to work at his family business, La Vernia-based MarKen Construction, despite having been bedridden and near death less than three months ago.
The active,... More ›
According to Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar, the state’s long-term general obligation debt has again been assigned the highest possible credit ratings from Moody’s (Aaa), Standard and Poor’s (AAA), and Fitch (AAA), with stable outlooks from all.
“Credit... More ›
Texas A&M University-San Antonio, as of Oct. 1, will accept freshman and sophomore applications for the first time in its history. The university will welcome the inaugural freshman class... More ›
By Justin Boatsman, M.D.
South Texas Radiology
October is a month to raise awareness about breast cancer -- to remind men and women that despite many advances in treatment and understanding... More ›
During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Connally Memorial Medical Center in Floresville is offering discounted mammograms to self-pay patients without insurance for $50.
Low-cost mammograms will be available the week of Oct. 19-23.
Don’t delay.... More ›
St. Hedwig will not be taking responsibility for the streetlights in the Churchview subdivision.
Mayor Dee Grimm said following the Oct. 1 city council meeting that upon advice from St. Hedwig’s legal counsel, councilmen decided it would not... More ›
AUSTIN -- This fall, state parks in the Austin/San Antonio area will be participating in a pilot digital photography program with classes designed to help aspiring photographers fine-tune their... More ›
Uncertainty reigns in Texas farm and ranch country as the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Waters of the United States rule is now in effect.
“This rule essentially gives the EPA regulatory authority over Texas waterways... More ›
As former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel once said: “You never want a serious crisis to go to waste.”
He explained that every crisis presents an opportunity to achieve things you... More ›
The impending departure of Speaker of the House John Boehner gives the House Republicans a real opportunity to accomplish something. But an opportunity is not a guarantee. It is a little like... More ›
By Glenn Mollette
I had never heard of Chicago suburb Fox Lake police officer Joe Gliniewicz. Recently, three men murdered him. Sadly I now know about what a great man and police officer... More ›
By Lee H. Hamilton
People who care about the United States’ place in the world often fret about challenges to representative democracy from other countries. I’d contend that the more formidable challenge comes not from abroad, but from within.
For... More ›
Re: “Celebrating a century -- and then some,” Sept. 23
Our family would like to thank everyone who wished our mother, Maria De La Peña Guerrero, best wishes for her 103rd birthday... More ›