FLORESVILLE -- A truck driver is recovering from his injuries, following an accident in which his rig overturned Oct. 15. The incident tied up traffic throughout Floresville for more than 12... More ›
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS -- A man attempting to walk across U.S. 87 lost his life the night of Oct. 18 after being struck by a northbound truck near the SS Express convenience store.
Dennis Ray Allen, 49, of Sutherland Springs was pronounced dead on... More ›
Karnes County has its own perspective on the subject of undocumented immigration.
The story is familiar: A van leads law enforcement on a chase, crashes through a fence, and stops in a field.... More ›
Floresville Parks Foundation members have reached a consensus -- Pecan Park requires primary attention, especially its restrooms.
This was among the discussion Oct. 15 as the board met to... More ›
Residents living in and around Floresville can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture as American Legion Post 38 hosts a Life Line Screening on Thursday, Oct. 23, at the Legion Hall, located at 1412 Fourth St. in Floresville.... More ›
The Floresville High School class of 1995 will celebrate its 20-year reunion Friday and Saturday, Oct. 24-25.
The reminiscing will begin on Friday at the Homecoming football game as the Tigers take on Memorial at 7:30 p.m. at Eschenburg... More ›
Come sweat for a good cause at the fifth annual Party in Pink Zumbathon charity event on Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 7-8:30 p.m. in Studio C at 246 Paloma Drive in Floresville.
Admission is $10 with all proceeds to benefit the Susan G. Komen Foundation.... More ›
The Floresville Rotary Club will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 28, at 6:30 p.m. at Lew’s Patio & Grill at 101 Club Drive in Floresville.
Guest speaker Dr. Maryanne Arienmughare will speak about her visit to Nigeria, and more. Everyone... More ›
A family-owned business for the past 93 years in Falls City has closed a part of its operation. Pollok’s Inc. ceased its grocery operation Sept. 30; the management has moved staple goods, such... More ›
The Texas Department of Transportation has scheduled road work Thursday, Oct. 23, in Karnes County from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Crews will be spot sealing S.H. 123 from S.H. 80 to F.M. 81. There will be one-lane traffic controlled by flaggers.
For... More ›
Dollar General Corp. has announced plans to build a new state-of-the-art distribution center in San Antonio. It will be the 13th facility in the retailer’s growing distribution network, according... More ›
Floresville Electric Light & Power System (FELPS) is currently conducting a pole audit project and anticipates it will be complete in the summer of 2015.
During this time, residents may... More ›
I’m in college, but I’m not the typical college student. I’ve gone back to law school after working for several years. My wife and I have followed your plan, and we’re completely debt-free. I’m cash flowing school, and we’ve been fortunate... More ›
Wilson County, the San Antonio River Authority, and Marathon Oil Corp. will host an event Oct. 25 to allow county residents to get rid of their household hazardous waste.
The event will take place from 8 a.m. to noon at the Wilson County Pct.... More ›
LA VERNIA -- If and when the need arises for hauling services, consider calling Kim and Mark at K&M Trucking.
Mark Scrimpsher, a La Vernia High School graduate, and Kim Howard, originally from Corpus Christi, have started the local business, providing... More ›
Workforce Solutions Alamo and its partners will conduct Employer Workshops where businesses of all sizes can learn the benefits of hiring a veteran and the methods to do so. There is no requirement... More ›
San Antonio SCORE encourages new or existing business owners to attend its workshop, Legal Requirements for Small Business, on Thursday, Oct. 30, from 5-6:30 p.m. at TriPoint at 3233 N. St. Mary’s in San Antonio.
Speaker Ivan Ramirez will discuss... More ›
Individuals who face barriers due to physical, developmental, and sensory challenges are invited to attend the AccessAbility Fest 2014 on Sunday, Oct. 26, in El Mercado at 514 W. Commerce in San Antonio.
The event will be held from 10 a.m. to... More ›
The San Antonio Area Foundation’s Talk About It program will hold its fourth Community Conversation on the topic of making San Antonio a no-kill city on Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 6:30-8:30 p.m.... More ›
It has been more than a year since Abrianna Hernandez, now 17, ran away from her Floresville foster home.
It was on Sept. 10, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. that Patrolman James “Billy” Mitchell of the... More ›
The Association of Mature American Citizens has announced the creation of a new small-business initiative -- a sister company called AMAC Small Business Solutions.
“Small businesses are the most important sector of the U.S. economy, accounting... More ›
The Stockdale Independent School District (ISD) is counting its summer program for high school students under HB 5 a success, according to a report by Stockdale High School Principal Sandra... More ›
Meeting: Regular board meeting. Oct. 14, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Discussed, no action:
•Heard a planning and organized growth presentation by Ginger Coleman, followed by a round-table discussion
•Reviewed... More ›
AACOG will present a Grantsmanship Training Program Monday through Friday, Oct. 27-31, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. each day in the AACOG classroom 3-01 at 8700 Tesoro Drive in San Antonio.
The... More ›
Celebrate Texas Native Plant Week by visiting a nearby plant nursery through Sunday, Oct. 26, to find native plants.
Volunteers from the Guadalupe County and the Lindheimer (Comal County) Native Plant Society of Texas chapters have put Texas... More ›
According to Roy White, a student of Islamic ideology, there is no such thing as a “moderate Muslim.” White will share his knowledge Thursday, Oct. 30, during a Citizens Forum on Border Security... More ›
St. Ann’s Catholic Church will hold a blood drive on Sunday, Oct. 26, from 8 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in the church parking lot at 14151 U.S. 87 in La Vernia.
All donors will receive a T-shirt and a mini physical.
Anyone who is 16 years old weighing... More ›
LA VERNIA -- Police here are warning residents of the latest telephone scam, in which callers purport to be from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
Sgt. Danny Pitts of the La Vernia Police Department said Oct. 16 that he took a report from a... More ›
The third annual Union Valley Area National Night Out was another success and another big step toward building a sense of community in the rural Union Valley area of... More ›
Hospitals throughout the country continue to take a hard look at their internal protocol as TV-news broadcasts continue to be dominated with stories of the mounting concern over Ebola. During its Oct. 16 board meeting, the Wilson Memorial Hospital... More ›
All breast cancer survivors are invited to a Breast Cancer Survivors Breakfast on Thursday, Oct. 23, from 9-10:30 a.m. in the Humana Guidance Center at Las Palmas Shopping Center at 803 Castroville Road, Ste. 300, in San Antonio.
The event will... More ›
According to City Attorney Michael Guevara during an Oct. 15 special meeting of the Elmendorf City Council, as many as 43 people have applied to serve as the city’s next police chief.
Before... More ›
The memory of slain Police Chief Michael Pimentel will live on in Elmendorf, following the city council’s Oct. 9 vote to name its City Hall after him.
The council also voted to honor Pimentel by posthumously awarding him a medal of honor, according... More ›
Floresville yoga instructor Elizabeth Ohnesorge recently returned from a weeklong intensive, exclusive workshop with ashtanga yoga Guru Sharath Jois, whose grandfather, Sri K.... More ›
“Oh, I can see the water tower, we are home now.”
Otillia Montez, “born and bred in Poth,” responded to the Wilson County News’ invitation to share memories of the Poth water tower, after... More ›
Three Poth High Speech Communication School students Jasper Graham, Brianna ValVerde, and Michael Jarzombek are collecting canned and non-perishable food items for the Poth Food Pantry. These items will be distributed to those in need for the... More ›
Early voting is under way, and political ads saturate the airwaves. For those who have weathered the attack-ad storm and are still interested, now is the time to make decisions.
Several readers... More ›
Speaker of the House Tip O’Neill once said, “All politics is local.” That may have been true in Tip O’Neill’s day, but some elections are decisively on national issues -- and the Congressional... More ›
Think about this …
We are told not to judge all Muslims by the actions of a few lunatics, but we are encouraged to judge all gun owners by the actions of a few lunatics.
Although workers pay into the Social Security fund, it’s always running... More ›
Re: “Has the U.S. become a nation of atheism?” Sept. 24
I feel that is exactly what is happening to our country as of 150 years ago with two people -- Thomas Huxley and Charles Darwin. The concepts of evolution have invaded our textbooks, science... More ›
Re: “Area resident continues to be a voice for animals,” Oct. 8
I would like to kindly offer my kudos to letter writer Elizabeth Koopman for her tireless effort to aid and assist the homeless animals of Wilson County.
Her generous... More ›
Although I am not a fan of buffets due to the fact that I am done after one plate, I wanted to thank Tasty Buffet for coming to town. They offer food that is tasty, hot, fresh, has a variety, and most importantly, the restaurant is... More ›