2014-03-05

Primary Election, March 4, 2014 — Election Coverage



The following reflect the unofficial totals for the March 4 primary election, as reported by election officials in Wilson and Karnes counties. For Statements of Votes Cast, Wilson County, click here. ………………..WILSON COUNTY……………….. Early voting totals & all boxes; as of 11:08 p.m. March 4 U.S. Senator Chris Mapp (R) … 102 Curt Cleaver (R) … 24 Dwayne Stovall (R) […]

Gardening Q&A: March 2014



Q: I want to plant tomatillos. What should I know about them? A: You probably have to buy the tomatillo or husk tomato (Physalis ixocarpa) by seed. There are lots of varieties available, such as Cape Gooseberry, Mayan Husk Tomato, and Rendidora. When I was a kid growing up in Florida, everyone had a plant or two in their garden. […]

NASCAR News: New NASCAR Hall of Fame nominees announced



On Friday, the NASCAR Hall of Fame nominating committee met at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway to select the 20 individuals from whom the 2015 class of five NASCAR Hall of Fame inductees will be chosen. Previously, Hall of Fame inductees were chosen yearly from a list of 25 nominees, but in December, the Hall changed its induction process to include […]

NASCAR News: Ben Kennedy’s family tree: help or hinderance?



To say the Dillon brothers, Austin and Ty, who just happen to be the grandsons of NASCAR team owner Richard Childress, receive a lot of flak for their lineage is pretty much an understatement. I’m sure you’ve heard the criticism, or maybe even hurled said criticisms, yourself. You know what I’m talking about — those claims that they only got […]

NASCAR News: Blake Koch joins Front Row for next two Sprint Cup races



Blake Koch is set to make his second-career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start on Sunday, racing the No. 35 Ford for Front Row Motorsports at Phoenix Interneational Raceway. He is also slated to drive the car the following weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. “I’m really excited to get into the Cup car,” Koch said. “I’m looking at this as […]

Polling Locations: March 4, 2014 Primary Election



For election night coverage, Click here. Election Day polling locations. MARCH 4 • 7 am – 7 pm Precinct 101 Former Office Remax Vista, 51 CR 150 Floresville, Texas 78114 Precinct 102 Sacred Heart Parish Hall, 1009 Trail Street, Floresville, Texas 78114 Precinct 103 Canada Verde V.F.D., 7529 FM 1303, Floresville, Texas 78114 Precinct 104 SPJST Hall, 1156 FM 1303, […]

DPS investigates S.H. 97 wreck




Texas Department of Public Safety Highway Patrol Cpl. Javier Reyes (left) and Trooper Anthony Flores speak with witnesses at the scene of a single-vehicle rollover wreck Feb. 27 on S.H. 97 east of F.M. 1922 near Sutherland Springs. Reyes said it is yet unknown why the driver — 59-year-old Kirk P. Haskell of Somerset — lost control of his Chevrolet […]

NASCAR News: Ruben Garcia Jr. ready for Nationwide Series debut



Ruben Garcia Jr. plans to make his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut on Saturday in the Blue Jeans Go Green 200 at Phoenix International Raceway on Saturday, according to an announcement on Thursday from SR2 Motorsports. He’ll drive the No. 24 Toyota entry for SR2. “I can’t believe this is finally happening; it seems like it’s all a dream,” Garcia said. […]

Floresville election deadline March 10



According to Floresville City Attorney Louis T. Rosenberg, because the election in Floresville is a special election, the filing deadline actually is Monday, March 10. The last day to file for a place on the ballots for the regular May 10 elections was Friday, Feb. 28. Thursday, April 10, is the deadline to register to vote for the May elections. […]

Rose Petals: Annie moves to town #2



A few days later, Annie got a call from Leroy, the guy she had met at the community dance. They visited a while on the phone; then he asked her out. She got permission from her mother, and they agreed on the following Saturday. Leroy was two years older than Annie, so he had a driver’s license; or so he […]