2021-04-14

May 1 local election coverage

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Election Day: May 1, 2021, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Unofficial election results will be posted here after 7 p.m. as they are received. This week’s Election coverage WCN’s printed Candidates Forum published 4/14/2021 CITIES LA VERNIA — final •Special election: “to authorize the adoption of a local sales and use tax in the City of La Vernia at the […]

Welcome to the Candidates’ Forum

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Welcome to the Wilson County News Candidates’ Forum. In advance of early voting in the May 1 local elections, we’ve invited candidates facing opposition on the ballots to participate in the newspaper’s longstanding Candidates’ Forum tradition. This is a free service presented to assist area voters. All candidates were invited to respond to the following questions: •What do you think […]

Secretary Hughs encourages Texans to vote early and make preparations to cast a ballot in the May 1 Election

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AUSTIN — Texas Secretary of State Ruth R. Hughs today encouraged all eligible Texas voters to take advantage of the early voting period ahead of the May 1st election, which begins on Monday, April 19th and ends on Tuesday, April 27th. Voters across the state will have the opportunity to cast ballots in county, local, and political subdivision elections, including […]

Two-vehicle crash stops traffic on U.S. 181 north of Floresville

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A two-vehicle crash has both southbound lanes of U.S. 181 closed at its intersection with F.M. 775 north of Floresville. Drivers are urged to use caution in the vicinity, and find alternate routes if possible, while law enforcement officers and first responders work the scene of the crash, which happened about 6 p.m. Monday during evening drive time. According to […]

Margaret Kolodziej

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  12-10-1924 — 4-18-2021 Widow of Eddie Kolodziej; and mother of Eddie (Annamarie) Kolodziej, Leon (Carol) Kolodziej, Melvin Kolodziej, Michael Kolodziej, Mary (Jim) Fazier, Elaine (Michael) Anastasio, and Darlene (Tony) Noll Visitation: Wednesday, April 21, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, Cestohowa Rosary: Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., in the church Funeral Mass: Wednesday, 11 a.m., in the […]

Margie Ann Gilbreath Lothringer

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  10-19-1934 — 4-6-2021 Widow of Gene Lothringer; and mother of Brenda Christensen and husband Brian, Deborah Cotton and husband Brad, Janice DuLong and husband Hank, and the late Audrey Lothringer Visitation: Friday, April 9, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Franklin Funeral Home, Floresville Graveside Service: Friday, 11 a.m., Fairview Cemetery, Fairview Services entrusted to: Franklin Funeral Home, Floresville, 830-393-0459

This week’s videos: 4/14/2021

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Wilson County Commissioners, 4/12/21 –Meeting watch www.wilsoncountynews.com/articles/meeting-watch-235/ –Link to video youtube.com/playlist?list=PLzuTABS4GaBww3FAOIDCGYGmTTLna2OdE

Wilson County Sheriff’s Office arrests suspect

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4/17/2021 – The Wilson County Sheriff’s Office arrested Robert Atkins III today, April 17. Watch next week’s Wilson County News for more. ***(Update at 4:45 p.m.) Sheriff’s deputies have suspended a search in eastern Wilson County on F.M. 539 near the Polley Mansion, but encourage members of the public to report sightings of a suspect, who was the target of […]

Registration begins April 17 for COVID vaccine clinics April 21-22 in Floresville

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Registration begins Saturday, April 17, at 9 a.m. for COVID-19 vaccine clinics in Floresville set for Wednesday and Thursday, April 21-22. Wednesday’s clinic is in the evening. You must be at least 18 years old to receive this vaccine. Connally Memorial Medical Center, Wilson County, and Wilson County ESD 3 are partnering to offer the clinic, to administer doses of […]

Students, community members mount anti-bullying protest at Floresville ISD central office

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“Our kids deserve to be safe!” Waving posters and chanting, protesters — including a number of students — took a stance across the street from the Floresville Independent School District’s administration office today, saying they want the district’s campuses safe for all students. “It’s not fair; these kids have no voice,” said Sara Quezada. She’s the aunt of Jordan, a […]