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Driver trapped after truck runs into trailer in Poth

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A man was trapped in his vehicle in Poth May 19, after it crashed into the back of a tractor-trailer rig. At about 12:40 p.m., according to Poth Police Chief Jerry Sanchez, the 18-wheeler was crossing U.S. 181 at Westmeyer Street (F.M. 541) to continue west when a heavy-duty Will Call Services truck traveling south on U.S. 181 struck the […]

Sunday storms wreak havoc in Karnes County

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John Wiatrek of Karnes City — while welcoming the 1.4 inches of rain he received Sunday morning — experienced intermittent power outages and broken tree branches during the storms that also brought cooler temperatures to South Central Texas. The winds in the early morning hours May 22 also swept the canopy from the front of the 5D Steakhouse in Kenedy. […]

Falls City kicks off area graduations

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Falls City High School graduating senior Cole Thomas receives a check for $101,000 for further education from U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Simmon May 20, during the commencement ceremony in Falls City. Graduations for Floresville, Karnes City, La Vernia, Nixon-Smiley, Poth, and Stockdale seniors are this Friday, May 27; East Central’s commencement is Saturday. Watch for the Wilson County News’ special […]

Floresville police respond to gun threat; man arrested

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A call about a gun being held to a woman’s throat led Floresville police to find an illegal drug in their search for the firearm. The police responded to the call May 18 in force: Detective Sergeants George Ortiz and Gilbert Rodriguez, Detective Victor Favella, and Officers Jesse Gutierrez, Brian Zuniga, and Raul Guerrero converged on the reported location in […]


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