The Floresville City Council has selected a talent agency for future city-sponsored events, during its April 9 meeting.
The selection was made after hearing a presentation by just one agency,... More ›
Through attrition, and through staffing cuts approved during the April 8 school board meeting, the Poth Independent School District (ISD) will shed the equivalent of 7-1/2 positions from its staff prior to the beginning of the 2015-16 school year.
The... More ›
Workforce Solutions Alamo Career Center has extending its hours in the Bexar County community. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, all centers are open until 7 p.m. Additionally, effective Saturday, April 18, the Hillcrest and E. Houston centers will be... More ›
Floresville is applying for $9.4 million in loans for proposed improvements to the city’s wastewater treatment.
City engineer Larry Heimer outlined the proposal at an April 7 hearing at City... More ›
Friday, April 17, is the last day to comment on a proposal to improve Floresville’s wastewater collection and treatment.
Comments may be submitted to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development office at 3251 N. S.H. 123 Bypass,... More ›
The Floresville Food Pantry & Resource Center has a new home, on the campus of the Floresville Independent School District Alternative Education Center, just off U.S. 181.
Everyone is invited to help celebrate its grand opening Saturday, April... More ›
Wilson County commissioners made quick work of a lengthy agenda dominated by recognitions and appointments at their April 13 meeting.
Commissioners modified the Rules of Procedure, Conduct... More ›
We have two girls in competitive gymnastics, and it’s costing $12,000 to $15,000 a year at a professional gym to do all this. My wife and I both work, and we make about $115,000 a year, but virtually all of her income goes toward paying... More ›
Falls City Mayor Brent Houdmann is touting his city’s continued financial success, following a clean financial audit for the 2013-14 fiscal year.
Houdmann, following the April 8 city council meeting, said that accountant Wayne Beyer of Pleasanton-based... More ›
Workforce Solutions Alamo will be offering several job fairs in April and May and is seeking employer participation. Upcoming opportunities include:
•Monday, April 20 – San Antonio Public Library Bazan Branch Job Fair, http://conta.cc/1a2lo0g
•Wednesday,... More ›
Veterans, beware when you are calling the VA National Call Center at 1-800-827-1000 or the GI Bill Call Center at 1-888-442-4551.
A marketing company has created two phone numbers that differ by one digit. If you misdial and call the marketing... More ›
Municipal water soon will cost more in Elmendorf, following the city council’s decision at its April 9 meeting to approve a rate increase.
City Administrator Cody Dailey said the city’s supplier,... More ›
The Poth Economic Development Corp. (PEDC) plans to make good on its plan to bring a park to the south side of town, as the board soon will solicit quotes for a concrete basketball court.
During the board’s April 7 meeting, the members reached... More ›
In memory of fallen police officers, the city of Elmendorf will hold a Memorial Bicycle Trek on Wednesday, April 22, starting at 1 p.m. in front of Elmendorf City Hall at 8304 F.M. 327.
All are invited to participate in the remembrance ceremony... More ›
Brady Zunker has graduated magna cum laude from the University of Texas at San Antonio on Dec. 18, 2014, with a Bachelor of Science in kinesiology, with a specialization in athletic medicine.
Brady was able to complete a rigorous academic program... More ›
The last regular meeting of the Stockdale Chamber of Commerce was held on March 30, and discussions centered around the upcoming 71st annual Stockdale Watermelon Jubilee.
The Jubilee will kick off this year with the annual Jubilee volleyball... More ›
The Stockdale 4-H Club will host a recycling event Saturday, April 18, from 8 a.m. until noon at the Stockdale City Park, behind the fire department located off S.H. 123. Proceeds will go toward the 4-H Scholarship Program.
The group will be... More ›
The Stockdale Independent School District (ISD) Education Foundation recently awarded its first full round of innovative teaching grants. Six grants totaled nearly $8,700 were... More ›
Guadalupe Regional Medical Center of Seguin will soon be conducting diabetes classes one night a week for six weeks in the Stockdale Community Building. The Stockdale City Council waived the... More ›
As Floresville prepares for a “balloon spectacular” in May, here’s an interesting look back at hot-air ballooning in Texas.
The last big balloon event to hit South Texas was the National... More ›
The city of La Vernia will hold a ribbon-cutting event Friday, April 17, at 10 a.m., to celebrate its newest municipal well coming into service. The well is located at 2071 C.R. 342 in La Vernia.... More ›
“I believe illegal drugs are in the city of Stockdale and the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office should help to run this out of the city.”
Stockdale Mayor Ray Wolff was unequivocal during the... More ›
Meeting: La Vernia Independent School District board of trustees regular meeting, April 6, 6:30 p.m.
•Approved hiring Brandon Layne as the district’s new athletic director and head football coach, following executive session... More ›
Meeting: Regular meeting, April 9, 6:30-7:25 p.m.
•Approved an ordinance amending the 2014-15 fiscal year budget, following a mid-year budget review, to allow for a revised... More ›
Allison Hodo Clements of Talley Benefits has been named the featured partner of the month for April by The Brokerage Inc.
Allison is a graduate of the University of Texas at San Antonio with a bachelor’s degree in management/marketing. After... More ›
LA VERNIA -- By Saturday, April 18, the La Vernia Volunteer Fire Department could be the first such agency to operate three fire stations in Wilson County.
George Jones, board president for... More ›
Officers from the Elmendorf Police Department are among those seeking 49-year-old Raymond Moreno, who is considered a fugitive after allegedly failing to comply with his annual sex-offender registration requirements.
Elmendorf police Chief Marco... More ›
Law-enforcement agencies throughout the Wilson County News coverage area report the following active investigations:
•Poth police are investigating a March 28 incident in which someone used four counterfeit $10 bills to make a purchase in the... More ›
For many, special occasions throughout the year are marked with hours spent around the table visiting with family and friends over a nice meal. For those whose ability to eat normally has diminished... More ›
If you are in need of enrollment assistance for health-care insurance through the Affordable Care Act, don’t miss the Special Enrollment Period being held in the Sam Fore Jr. Wilson County Public... More ›
The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) seeks to recognize an individual cancer survivor in San Antonio and the surrounding area who has committed his or her time and energy to volunteering in their local community.
The winner of... More ›
This year’s tax season is the first time tax filers will be asked to provide basic information regarding their health coverage on their tax returns. Here’s what taxpayers need to know:
•Most tax filers -- about 75 percent -- will just need to check... More ›
In response to continuing economic challenges and the uncertainty of state funding for health-care services, Baptist Health Foundation of San Antonio trustees will be granting $5.9 million in... More ›
According to Texas Medical Association President Austin I. King, M.D., the Veterans Choice Program isn’t working.
“I am terribly disturbed by the VA’s inability to fix this problem,” King... More ›
SAN ANTONIO -- Floresville’s Rancho de las Cabras may soon share recognition as a World Heritage Site.
The local landmark, along with the Alamo and San Antonio’s other four missions, is part... More ›
Enjoy an afternoon of honoring Confederate veterans in the San Antonio Confederate Cemetery during Texas Heroes Day -- Decoration Day on Sunday, April 26, at 2 p.m. The Confederate Cemetery is located at the corner of Commerce and New Braunfels streets... More ›
The Hood’s Texas Brigade Camp 153 Sons of Confederate Veterans will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 21, at 6:30 p.m. in Grady’s Bar-B-Q at 6519 San Pedro at Jackson Keller in San Antonio.
All are welcome to attend. Meetings are held... More ›
All those who have accused me of being racist for daring to disagree with Barack Hussein Obama’s politics can relax. It’s time to start with Hillary Rodham Clinton.
She released a video... More ›
By abandoning virtually all its demands for serious restrictions on Iran’s nuclear bomb program, the Obama administration has apparently achieved the semblance of a preliminary introduction... More ›
By Rick Manning
White House spokesperson Josh Earnest declared the treaty ratification process dead when he told the White House press corps that those who disagree with Obama on global warming... More ›
David (H-E-B) with latest earnings of $13 billion and Goliath (Walmart) with earnings of $476 billion -- nearly 1/2 trillion -- and first in earnings in Fortune 500 for the last 10... More ›