As of press time Sept. 19, no charges had yet been filed, as the investigation continues into an incident Sept. 14 in which a car struck a Floresville Independent School District (ISD) student waiting at a bus stop.
“The investigation is ongoing... More ›
Area law-enforcement agencies reported the following recent activity:
•Sept. 10, Angelica R. Courvier, 27, of Floresville was arrested and charged with two counts of assault causing bodily injury involving family violence.... More ›
Even late on a warm September weekday morning, Elmendorf City Park was populated.
Two women and a male jogger were getting their exercise on a newly paved walking trail. Children were climbing... More ›
“Somebody’s gotta be here; somebody’s gotta be in charge,” Floresville 4A Corp. member Joe Tejada said at the corporation’s Sept. 15 meeting.
Members were grappling with what to do about... More ›
Floresville Economic Development Corp. (FEDC) financing of $1.4 million for Floresville’s big park project is official.
Corporation members, in two technically separate actions, voted to... More ›
The Floresville Chamber of Commerce welcomes the community to its monthly meetings held on the second Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m.
The chamber office is located at 1805 Railroad St. in Floresville.
For more information, call 830-216-3276.... More ›
The Floresville City Council passed its fiscal year 2016-17 budget and a new organizational chart Sept. 12, despite some confusion about changes members requested at their Sept. 8 meeting.
The council also approved a property-tax rate of 36.25... More ›
The Floresville Peanut Festival Association and city of Floresville have approved changes to the annual parade route through downtown Floresville. The parade is set for Saturday, Oct. 8, at... More ›
Floresville city-wide cleanup and bulk trash drop-off will take place Saturday, Sept. 24, from 8 a.m. until noon at the city yard located at 815 Goliad in Floresville.
A recent water bill... More ›
Volunteer voter registration training will take place Thursday, Sept. 22, starting at 6 p.m. in Wilson County Annex III in Floresville.
Annex III is located at 1103 Fourth St.
For information, call the Wilson County voter registrar at 830-393-7380.... More ›
Michael Anthony Pimentel, the late chief of the Elmendorf Police Department, is among those honored Sept. 12 by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott with the Star of Texas Awards.
The awards recognize... More ›
A would-be thief was apprehended after leaving a trail of receipts at the crime scene.
Members of the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office and Pleasanton Police Department arrested Johnny Grove... More ›
The following defendants were among those listed on recent dockets for the 81st District Court in Wilson County:
•John Douglas Johnson, 54, of Adkins, charged with injury to an elderly individual after allegedly shoving a woman to the ground... More ›
My husband and I own three commercial buildings in Boise, Idaho, that are leased out long-term. We owe about $500,000 on one and $400,000 on each of the others, and they earn $190,000. The only other debt we have is a small amount... More ›
Attention all Peanut fans, near and far! You can win some fun Floresville Peanut Festival prizes by participating in this contest. The Wilson County News invites you to share old photos from... More ›
A veteran’s DD 214 is the ticket to benefits. But do you have yours?
Most of us veterans were so anxious to get home and get out of uniform that we packed up all our military gear and papers into a duffel bag or a footlocker to ship home. These... More ›
The third annual Bull-A-Rama will be held Saturday, Oct. 1, at 6 p.m. in the Stockdale City Park rodeo arena. Proceeds will benefit the Roger Crouch Memorial Scholarship.
Jim West of Crazy J Rodeo Co. of Stockdale said this fund provides for... More ›
The Stockdale Ex-Students and Teachers will celebrate their 63rd Homecoming Friday and Saturday, Sept. 23-24. Honor classes from 1936, 1946, 1956, 1966, 1976, 1986, 1996, 2006, and 2016 will... More ›
The Stockdale Independent School District (ISD) Education Foundation will host a skeet-shooting tournament Saturday, Oct. 15, from 9 a.m. to noon, at the Bexar Community Shooting Range in New... More ›
Get registered now to vote in the Nov. 8 general election, or in the local elections taking place in Floresville, Sandy Oaks, East Central, and Stockdale.
The last day eligible Texas residents can register to vote is Tuesday, Oct. 11.
Ballots... More ›
Area churches, including First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, First Baptist of La Vernia, La Vernia United Methodist, Grace Bible Church in La Vernia, and River of Life Christian Fellowship in Adkins, invite all area high school students... More ›
Three Stockdale Independent School District (ISD) teachers were honored as 2015-16 Teachers of the Year during the Sept. 12 board of trustees meeting. Among the honorees are: James Williams,... More ›
STOCKDALE -- One month after VLS Industries LLC (Vernon Lambeck, owner) received a six-month line of credit extension from the Stockdale Economic Development Corp. (SEDC), Lambeck now plans to relocate outside the Stockdale Industrial Park.
According... More ›
Ron Grier, owner of the Colour Bar Salon in Floresville and San Antonio, and his team will compete Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 in the Battle of the Salons Glamour Fatale National Competition in Las... More ›
Meeting: Regular meeting, Sept. 12, 6:30 p.m.
•Approved Board Policy EHBAF (Legal) and (Local) and TASB Policy Update 106 for installation of cameras in Special Education settings
•Approved purchase of a Ford Econoline commercial... More ›
Meeting: Regular board meeting. Sept. 12, 6:30 p.m.
•Amended the 2016-17 budget to include payments for the $300,000 in time warrants for remodeling the multi-purpose open building to be used for Life Skills classrooms.
•Approved... More ›
The National Ground Water Association will host a free webinar for household water well owners, “Perchlorate? What It Is and How to Remove It from Drinking Water,” Tuesday, Sept. 27, at noon.
Perchlorate contamination has been recognized in groundwater... More ›
A panel discussion of critical issues related to this year’s Hispanic vote will highlight a special Latino Voting Issues Symposium on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 9:30-10:45 a.m. in the University of the Incarnate Word’s Seddon Recital Hall in the Bennack... More ›
AACOG Bexar Area Agency on Aging will present The Bus Stops Here: A Program for Maximizing Trans-portation Options and Independence on Tuesday, Sept. 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in The Neighborhood Place at 3014 Rivas St., room 25, in San Antonio.... More ›
Pokémon Go may be one of the hottest new smartphone games around, but it can also be potentially dangerous. The Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative (GVEC) would like to remind players of all... More ›
It is reported that an average of 22 veterans, including service members, commit suicide each month. There may be individuals who want to dismiss this number or minimize the causes. Regardless, we are losing too many.
If you are struggling with... More ›
Mrs. Fannie A. D. Darden writes to the Citizen an account of Sutherland Springs. The town which bears the name of Sutherland Springs is very prettily situated on a hilly promontory, projecting into the valley of the Cibolo (or Sewilla, as it is... More ›
By Mary C. Forister
Former Floresville resident Mary C. Forister recently came across the April 6 article, “Sutherland Springs woman: Snakes alive!” and shared this recollection.
I’m not... More ›
September 17 is a significant day in history, and it was part of the very busy weekend just past.
As was noted in the Wilson County News last week, Sept. 17 has been established as Constitution... More ›
Ordinarily, it is not a good idea to base how you vote on just one issue. But if black lives really matter, as they should matter like all other lives, then it is hard to see any racial issue... More ›
By Jeffery Legere
When did our society learn to accept being lied to? We teach our young that lying is wrong; we scold and punish them when we catch them doing it. Yet, we do nothing to scold... More ›
By Lee H. Hamilton
I’ve been a Democrat all my life. But that doesn’t mean I favor a weak Republican Party. Indeed, just the opposite. Before my Democratic friends drum me out of the party,... More ›