Floresville residents are not the only ones to cool off in the Floresville City Pool.
Pool Manager Lisa Southern told the Wilson County News that the pool attracts people from miles around.
“We have people who come from San Antonio to use... More ›
Floresville’s code enforcement is different from what it used to be.
Code-enforcement Officer James “Billy” Mitchell has been walking around the downtown area, knocking on doors, and introducing himself. He said he is utilizing the community-oriented... More ›
Area law-enforcement agencies reported the following recent activity:
•June 9, a man walked out of the Walmart Supercenter without paying for a cartload of merchandise, which he then unloaded into a Ford Focus and drove... More ›
If you live in or near Floresville and found your Internet service down June 13, here’s why!
According to Wilson County Information Technology Director John Holcombe, a truck snagged the... More ›
Meeting: Wilson County Memorial Hospital District regular meeting, June 16, 6 p.m.
•Approved affiliation with the University of the Incarnate Word Osteopathic Medical School,... More ›
Meeting: Floresville Convention, Tourist & Visitors Advisory Board regular meeting, June 15, 5:30 p.m.
•Approved an amendment to the bylaws to remove a requirement to have a... More ›
Video to come
The recent sighting of and subsequent decision by wildlife experts to kill an alligator just outside of the Floresville city limits sparked a flood of responses from the public.... More ›
Public meetings about taxes are coming up for the following school districts. These meetings are open to the public. Taxpayers are welcome.
All rates are per $100 of taxable property value.
•Thursday, June 23, 6 p.m., La Vernia ISD Administration... More ›
My husband and I are retired, we both receive nice pensions, and we owe $46,000 on our home. This is our only debt. I’m 65, he is 82, and we have more than $800,000 in variable annuities, along with substantial cash in savings. We... More ›
Pat Donsbach has resigned after 12 years of dedicated service as a member of the Stockdale Independent School District board. She resigned during the June 13 board meeting.
Donsbach has served as secretary of the board and saw the construction... More ›
The Stockdale Independent School District (ISD) will complete paying for its track upgrade project this month, three years early. The school board approved to pay off the Time Warrants, S-2013 taken out in 2013 for the upgrade of the track. The... More ›
Kellogg Co. announced June 15 that it is voluntarily recalling certain varieties and limited dates of production of Mother’s, Keebler, Kellogg’s Special K brownies, Murray, and Famous Amos... More ›
The Texas Historical Commission’s state historic sites will again participate in the Blue Star Museums program, which gives active military personnel and their families free admission to museums... More ›
Jehovah’s Witnesses invite all to the group’s 2016 “Remain Loyal to Jehovah!” Regional Convention Friday through Sunday, July 1-3, in the Freeman Coliseum Expo Hall located at 3201 E. Houston... More ›
The following defendants were among those listed on recent dockets for the 81st District Court in Wilson County:
•Joe Luke Sanchez, 37, of Stockdale pled true June 13 to two counts of credit card abuse, each netting him eight months in state... More ›
The Texas Crime Stoppers Council marked its 35th anniversary June 8. Since its inception, it has grown to more than 150 certified organizations, serving both in the community and on middle and high school campuses statewide. They have collectively... More ›
In May, third-grade students at Poth Elementary School completed a project tied to their financial literacy unit of planning and running a concession stand. The students learned about income, expenses, profit, and, most importantly, charitable expenses.... More ›
The Second (Indianhead) Division Association is searching for anyone who served in the U.S. Army’s 2nd Infantry Division at any time, as it makes plans for its 95th annual reunion Sept.... More ›
The public is invited to attend a USDA Housing Seminar planned for Wednesday, June 29, from 10 a.m. to noon in the Jourdanton City Hall at 1604 S.H. 97 E., Ste. A, in Jourdanton.
Topics will include how 100 percent financing can be used to purchase... More ›
The County Executive Committee for the Wilson County Republican Party will hold a social on Tuesday, June 28, at 6:30 p.m. to honor the Republican candidates in the 2016 General Election.
Attendees will hear presentations on each candidate... More ›
Retired Texas Ranger Chief Henry “Hank” Whitman is the new Texas Department of Family and Protective Services commissioner. Whitman, from Wilson County, has more than 34 years of law-enforcement experience.
“I can’t think of anyone better than... More ›
The Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium (RDPC) is hosting a free U.S. Department of Homeland Security-certified course, “Pipeline Security in Rural Communities,” for the rural communities in the Beeville area. This eight-hour instructor-led course... More ›
With words not always popular today, Don Rackler is putting his words -- and his money -- where his mouth is.
Loyalty, patriotism, American pride, and taking a stand are all part of a two-page... More ›
However great the shock of the massacre in Orlando, it is only a matter of time before we start hearing again the fact-free dogma that “diversity is our strength.” If there is any place in the... More ›
How she arrived was not her doing. Her very existence demanded everything, as there is no other responsible way to respond. He stepped up to the demands more determined to meet her needs than... More ›
Re: “It’s gone! The Spot is gone!” June 15
Growing up in Floresville from the ’50s, I remember several things. No “senior moment” on this one! I remember going to The Spot (That... More ›
Re: “Trump loves Latinos but just not judging him,” Gilbert Garcia, June 8, San Antonio Express-News
Judge Gonzalo Curiel is a lifetime member of the Hispanic National Bar Association. This organization calls for a complete boycott... More ›
I am writing to ask for your help. My grandfather, Glenn C. Garnand, died back in 2002 and is buried in the Floresville City Cemetery. When I was there on a recent visit, the flag at my grandfather’s grave was desecrated. According to... More ›