Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s Criminal Prosecutions Division will prosecute Brownsville residents Jose A. Garza and Rafael Elizondo, who were indicted for possessing marked ballots without the consent of the voter, in violation of Section... More ›
FLORESVILLE -- A 15-year-old male’s alleged theft of a case of soda from the Murphy USA convenience store on U.S. 181 here is being credited with leading police to two fugitives March 19.
Investigator Daria Fowler of the Floresville Police Department... More ›
FALLS CITY -- Plans to demolish and rebuild the Falls City Beavers’ football stadium will not adversely affect May commencement exercises for those graduating from Falls City High School.
During... More ›
A well-known African proverb states that it takes a village to raise a child. Floresville High School’s AVID community has risen to the challenge. AVID (Advancement Via Individual... More ›
Floresville city-wide cleanup and bulk trash drop-off will take place Saturday, March 28, from 8 a.m. until noon at the city yard located at 815 Goliad in Floresville.
A recent water bill and identification are required to establish proof of... More ›
Smart Money Smart Kids, the No. 1 New York Times best-selling book, is the inspiration for a new class designed to help parents teach children to win with money. Through short, informative, and entertaining videos, financial experts Rachel Cruze... More ›
Wilson County commissioners moved ahead March 23 in pursuit of a $450,000 grant from the Texas Historical Commission.
To receive the funds, commissioners ratified an agreement stating they... More ›
Trustees for the Floresville Independent School District (ISD) have approved the issuance of $8.5 million in unlimited tax refunding bonds, to refinance that portion of the remaining debt left... More ›
In an effort to help raise funds for Floresville High School’s Class of 2015 Project Graduation, students, parents, and faculty are putting together two fun-filled evenings with the Miss FHS... More ›
Meeting: Special called board meeting, March 16, 6 p.m.
•Canceled the May 9 elections, due to each place receiving one application. Re-elected to the city council are -- Stockdale... More ›
Meeting: Elmendorf City Council special meeting, March 16, 6 p.m.
•Approved a 60-day extension on a contract with Stephen Johnson for Internet technology and computer services
•Approved... More ›
Meeting: Regular board meeting, March 16, 6:30 p.m.
•Canceled the May 9 elections, due to each place receiving one applicant. Re-elected to a three-year term are Barry Osborne II, Place 3; and Patricia Donsbach, Place 4
•Designated... More ›
Meeting: Elmendorf Planning & Zoning Commission regular meeting, March 17, 7 p.m.
•Approved two map amendments to the city’s zoning ordinance, to change the designation of properties... More ›
My daughter is in her late twenties, and she has a good job making $50,000 a year. The other day, she told me she has $15,000 in credit card debt and has financed an expensive car she’s upside down on. Her apartment in Omaha costs... More ›
The Texas Veterans Commission Fund for assistance has created a free transportation program for honorably discharged veterans and their immediate family. Qualified persons may be eligible for... More ›
School districts throughout the Eagle Ford shale oil and natural gas play are bracing for the worst as declining crude oil prices threaten to wreak havoc on school budgets over the next three... More ›
The Wilson County office of the Texas AgriLife Extension Service and county 4-H office will be closed Friday, March 27, due to the La Vernia Junior Livestock and Poultry Show.
The stock show begins Thursday, March 26, and continues through March... More ›
Since the epic drought of 2011, Texas’ water supply has improved overall, but some areas remain in critical condition.
In particular, it can take a while for low reservoir and groundwater levels to resolve. It takes higher-than-normal precipitation... More ›
Voters residing in the city of Poth will be asked May 9 whether the city should renew its quarter-cent streets-maintenance sales tax. This will be the only item on the ballot, as the Poth City... More ›
The Alamo Area Council of Governments (AACOG) will hold a free workshop -- Age Well Live Well Connections: Your Resource for Spiritual and Physical Wellness -- on Friday, April 17, from 1:30-4... More ›
Superintendent Scott Caloss of the Poth Independent School District (ISD), following the March 18 board of trustees meeting, said he wished to inform the community that the district is prepared... More ›
Poth High School seniors Sarah Rosenberg, Daniel Soto, and Clayton Jaskinia were awarded Certificates of Recognition by the Poth Independent School District school board on March 19 for their participation in the State University Interscholastic... More ›
Despite a loss of $19,000 for February, the Wilson County Memorial Hospital District board of directors received other news to cheer them at their March 20 meeting.
Brandon Durbin of Durbin... More ›
Meeting: La Vernia Independent School District board of trustees special meeting, March 19, 6 p.m.
•Received a review of a Texas Association of School Boards staffing study, presented by a representative of the association.
In... More ›
Meeting: Regular board meeting, March 16, 6 p.m.
•Approved changes to the district’s bylaws to include added language related to procedures to deposit proceeds of its recently... More ›
The San Antonio River Authority (SARA) will host an Environmental Advisory Committee public meeting on Friday, March 27, from 12-4 p.m. in the Karnes City Lodge at 309 S. U.S. 181 in Karnes City.
The River Authority encourages active citizen... More ›
The San Antonio River Authority (SARA) has ratified an operations and maintenance agreement in action taken March 18 to pay for rehabilitating the Parita Creek Dam.
The dam, also known as... More ›
Connally Memorial Medical Center has announced that it has been named by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of the “150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare.” The organizations featured on the list... More ›
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal income tax refunds totaling $1 billion may be waiting for an estimated one million taxpayers who did not file a federal income tax return for 2011, the Internal Revenue Service announced. To collect the money, these taxpayers... More ›
Just think how different things could be … if … .”
Think how different things could be, if there were positive leadership from the White House. Why, under different circumstances,... More ›
When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed a joint session of Congress on March 3, it was the third time he had done so. The only other person to address a joint session of Congress... More ›
Re: Navasota Energy proposes Union Valley power plant, March 18.
Thanks to Wilson County News for the great coverage of this proposed project, beginning last year when the... More ›