Wilson County COVID-19 report: July 13

Wilson County presents COVID-19 case counts as of July 13, 5:05 p.m. There are 220 total, 118 active cases, and 22 new cases. Updates, as they are made available from DSHS, are posted to the county’s website, www.co.wilson.tx.us/ – click on “Information Regarding COVID-19″.

Burn ban goes into effect July 20 for Wilson County

Wilson County commissioners approved a burn ban at their July 13 meeting that will take effect Monday, July 20. County Fire Marshal Edwin Baker told commissioners that current conditions don’t quite meet the conditions to declare a burn ban immediately. However, he didn’t want to wait until the next scheduled commissioners meeting to recommend a ban. “The way things are […]

Luis Ybarra Sr.

  3-18-1934 — 7-9-2020 Husband of Diamantina Ybarra; father of Dorelia Quintero (Tony), Alma Delia Contreras (Mario), and Luis Ybarra Jr. (JoAnn); and brother of Dominga de Luna, Isabel Fonseca, and the late Matilde and Simon Visitation: Tuesday, July 14, 9 a.m., St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Runge Rosary: Tuesday, 9:30 a.m., in the church Funeral Mass: Tuesday, 10 a.m., in […]

Bessie Rose Skalski Henze

  3-4-1927 — 7-9-2020 Widow of Augie Henze; mother of Debbie Henze; and sister of Josie Vajdos, Julia Zaiontz, Mary Holub, Carolyn Fowler, Joseph Skalski, and the late Annie Padalecki, Katherine Dylla, Agnes DeWinne, Joan Shadrock, Rosalie Skalski, and four young siblings Visitation: Tuesday, July 14, 1-3 p.m., Heritage Oaks Funeral Home, San Antonio Rosary: Tuesday, 7 p.m., Annunciation of […]

Record temperatures prompt excessive heat warnings across South Central Texas

As oppressive heat continues across Texas, the National Weather Service has expanded excessive heat warnings to include the Edwards Plateau and Rio Grande Plains for today. This covers most of South Central Texas, including Austin, San Antonio, and Del Rio. Record heat is likely today in many spots, and dangerous heat continues today and tomorrow, with heat advisories likely Tuesday. […]

Wynn Seale Wright

  9-4-1935 — 7-9-2020 Husband of Carolyn Wright; father of Wynn Austin Wright and wife Amanda and Rebecca Lynn Podgorski and husband Kenneth; and brother of the late Velma Richardson, P.T. Wright, Aaron Jack Wright, Bert Wright, Raymond Wright, Louise Carnes, Dobie Wright, Melba Wright, and Joe Tom Wright Graveside Visitation: Tuesday, July 14, 9 a.m., Fairview Cemetery, Wilson County […]

Joy Seideman Javior

  7-24-1937 — 7-9-2020 Wife of Paul B. Javior; mother of Paul Javior, Linda Kotara and husband Robert, Melissa Plate and husband Stephen, and a late infant daughter, Elisabeth Joy; and sister of Carolyn Coe Funeral Mass & Rosary: Pending, Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, St. Hedwig Services entrusted to: Finch Funeral Chapel, La Vernia, 830-779-1090, www.finchfuneralchapels.com […]

Wilson County COVID-19 report: July 10

Wilson County presents COVID-19 case counts as of July 10, 5:18 p.m. There are 198 total, 108 active cases, and 13 new cases. Updates, as they are made available from DSHS, are posted to the county’s website, www.co.wilson.tx.us/ – click on “Information Regarding COVID-19″.

National Weather Service warns of heat dangers July 10-16 for much of Texas

The National Weather Service Austin-San Antonio is warning of dangerous heat building today, through the weekend, and into early next week. Temperatures across much of Central, South Central, and South Texas are expected to climb into the 100s across much of the area, possibly reaching more than 105 in some locations. Heat advisories likely will expand across the area over […]

Baldamar ‘Balde’ Herrera Gomez

•12-2-1932 — 7-2-2020 •Husband of Guadalupe “Lupe” DeLaO Gomez; father of Susan, LeRoy, and the late Baldamar Gomez Jr.; and brother of Joe Gomez, George Gomez, Carrie Perez, Martha Gomez, and Maria Elena Uriega