Floresville has a new mayor, a new mayor pro tem, and a new council majority that is already making its presence known.
The city council’s acceptance of the resignation of Mayor Diana Garza, who earlier announced her intention to step down after... More ›
“I am overjoyed with the responses I had received, as well as how many people were there,” said Samantha Juarez.
Her comments followed a Nov. 8 prayer service on the Wilson County Courthouse lawn, which united city residents, pastors, and city... More ›
Thank you to all who contributed to recover from the tornado disaster we recently had.
To the city, county, and hundreds of volunteers that responded by clearing debris and trees from homes... More ›
The Floresville Chamber of Commerce will hold a window-decorating contest to coincide with Christmas Along the Corridor for businesses in downtown Floresville.
Interested participants should... More ›
Operation Christmas Child will be gathering gift-filled shoeboxes during National Collection Week Monday, Nov. 16, through Monday, Nov. 23. Participants are asked to fill a shoebox with things... More ›
The Floresville Economic Development Corp. (FEDC) is asking people what they want regarding their city parks.
Residents of Floresville, the city’s extraterritorial jurisdiction, and the Floresville... More ›
The Floresville Peanut Festival Association is currently seeking individuals who are interested in submitting designs for the festival court of 2017. Those interested must submit design work to the association at the Jan. 14 meeting set for 7 p.m.... More ›
Enjoy a free Family Movie Night with popcorn on Tuesday, Nov. 24, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Living Waters Church at 1006 C St. in Floresville.
All are welcome to gather for fun, food, and fellowship while watching a family friendly movie, which... More ›
The community is invited to a free Thanksgiving Dinner with all the fixings at Living Waters Church at 1006 C St. in Floresville on Sunday, Nov. 22, from 12:30-2 p.m.
For more information, contact Vicki Root at 210-355-1594 or email@example.com.... More ›
Even though most people are going about their daily routines in Floresville, a number of individuals continue to deal with damage done to their homes or businesses by the Oct. 30 tornado.
The... More ›
The sight of a tornado is something Floresville resident Yvette Urena won’t easily forget.
“It looked like it was coming right at us,” she recalled.
Urena arrived at work at the Corner... More ›
FLORESVILLE -- It will take an estimated five to six weeks to repair the Wilson County Appraisal District’s Railroad Street office building, which sustained damage during the EF-2 tornado that... More ›
I work as the executive director of a nonprofit charitable organization. Lately, I’ve been wondering if I should hire an employee as a development person. I don’t want to damage the work we do, and I can’t help but look at bringing... More ›
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has a program that may help some Floresville residents who suffered home damage from the Oct. 30 tornado.
The Rural Housing Program offers a 20-year loan for up to $7,500 at 1-percent interest to homeowners... More ›
It was a mixed bag of financial decisions for the Stockdale City Council during its Nov. 10 meeting, as the city awarded bids for two of three projects presented. Before the evening was over,... More ›
Meeting: Stockdale Independent School District (ISD) regular board meeting, Nov. 10, 6:30 p.m.
Public hearing, no action:
•Overview of Stockdale ISD’s rating of School FIRST (Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas). The district received... More ›
The San Antonio River Authority (SARA) will hold an Environmental Advisory Committee public meeting on Friday, Nov. 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Blue Quail Deli at 224 S. Commercial in... More ›
Greetings from Stockdale Independent School District (ISD). Thanksgiving and Christmas are right around the corner.
A big congrats goes out to Ashley West and Carline Burrier for organizing this year’s Veterans Day program that was held at... More ›
Stockdale Elementary School is happy to introduce a new program that the school has adopted to help enhance the students’ learning process. The program is called “The Leader in Me.” It is an International Personal Leadership Program... More ›
Stockdale Elementary School hosted its Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads Of Great Students) kickoff event in September with a pizza party. Watch D.O.G.S. is an educational initiative of the National Center For Fathering that promotes father involvement... More ›
The Stockdale-area Thanksgiving Service will be held Sunday, Nov. 22, at 6 p.m. in the First Baptist Church with the Rev. Ray Perales, pastor of Christ United Methodist Church, delivering the message. The church is located at 202 S. Seventh St.... More ›
The Stockdale Chamber of Commerce will host an evening with Santa Saturday, Dec. 5, from 5-7 p.m. The event will take place on Main Street at the building that used to house Dugi’s Garage and will feature pictures with Cowboy Santa, free hot chocolate... More ›
Meeting: Regular meeting, Nov. 12, 6:30 p.m.
•Approved a lease with CommZoom for a fiber hut near City Hall to provide fibernet services in the La Vernia community; fibernet... More ›
By WCN Staff
POTH -- Game rooms with video slot -- or “eight- liner” -- machines could be legislated into extinction here, if the city council adopts a stringent set of proposed rules.
The Poth Planning and Zoning Commission, following a Nov.... More ›
In all the increased interest the historic San Antonio missions are receiving, birds are not being left out.
The San Antonio River Authority (SARA) is contracting for an avian study in conjunction with its Mission Reach Ecosystem Restoration... More ›
It’s apparent by the number of television debates in recent weeks that 2016 will bring a presidential election. But that’s not the only choice voters will make next year.
Seats from city council and school board to state and national level will... More ›
The following defendants were among those listed on the docket for appearance Nov. 10 in the Wilson County District Court:
•Jeremiah Mark Zavala, 30, who is the subject of a motion to revoke probation, related to a 2014 conviction for possessing... More ›
Road closures around the intersection of Richter and Old Corpus Christi roads near Elmendorf will occur for a period from December to January 2016 to accommodate road and drainage... More ›
Affordable Care Act (ACA) health-insurance enrollment assistance is available at the Sam Fore Jr. Wilson County Public Library at 1 Library Lane in Floresville every Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 5... More ›
ELMENDORF -- The San Antonio Water System’s (SAWS) recent announcement of rate hikes for its wholesale water customers has the city of Elmendorf considering ways to create its own municipal water system.
According to the SAWS website, the water... More ›
Because of the city’s limited ability to offer incentives aimed at wooing potential employers, Elmendorf is considering the creation of an economic development corporation. Residents will be able to weigh in on the idea at a public hearing to be... More ›
Meeting: Sandy Oaks City Council, regular meeting, Nov. 12, 6:30 p.m.
•Voted to ban the sale of fireworks within the city limits
•Voted to amend the city’s health and safety... More ›
Trustees from the Poth Independent School District hope to yield even more savings with approximately $60,000 left over from the district’s recent bond project.
At its Nov. 11 meeting, the... More ›
SAN ANTONIO -- Southwest General Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Bronze Quality Achievement award. The award... More ›
Continuing in its mission of bringing mental health crisis services closer to home for residents of South Texas, Camino Real Community Services is set to open the Atascosa Adult Mental Health... More ›
There was a painful irony when France’s immediate response to the terrorist attacks in Paris was to close the borders. If they had closed the borders decades ago, they might have avoided this... More ›
I’m afraid that some are more accepting of the situation in the UK than I am, and this is part of the problem -- complacency.
It is so wrong for Moslems, mainly women (about 200... More ›
The newspaper headline this morning was one that the whole world has anticipated, not ever knowing when the terror would strike us again, but we knew it was going to happen. Sadly it has, this time with multiple attacks in Paris.
I... More ›
Re: “Falls City honors Maryjo Balser,” Nov. 4
My wife Ann Jendrush Wynn was reading an article sent to her by her sister, Harriet Jendrush Herbert. She yells at me, “This is not... More ›
Just take a look at all of our social programs, federal departments, lobbying organizations, federal benefits programs, federal insurance programs, agricultural departments and subsidies, and every other government program.
Analyze... More ›
I would like to express my sincere thanks and appreciation to the Stockdale school system for the wonderful program they put on for Veterans Day.
There were no long-winded speeches.... More ›
Each of the Republican presidential candidates should ask Hillary Clinton a different question as part of their opening statements in the debate. Two suggestions:
Mrs. Clinton, as president, would you mandate that all people on your... More ›