Geraldine Joyce Rypple

  6-2-1947 — 5-22-2021 Wife of Chuck Rypple; mother of Artie Rypple and wife Laura and Eric Rypple; and sister of Dennis Alderman, Terry Alderman, and the late Mike Alderman Memorial Service: Saturday, May 29, 2 p.m., Marcelina Baptist Church, Floresville Services entrusted to: Grimes Funeral Chapels, Bandera, 830-796-3922, www.grimesfuneralchapels.com

Police arrest fugitive following pursuit north of Floresville

A man wanted by Floresville police for aggravated robbery and attempted capital murder is in police custody. JoAustin Fred Garza, 23, of Floresville was arrested just before 6 p.m. after a police pursuit that began in Floresville. Garza, considered armed and dangerous, was wanted on warrants charging him with aggravated robbery and attempted capital murder related to two separate incidents […]

Ofelia Muñoz Sanchez

  6-18-1940 – 2021 Wife of Raymond Sanchez; mother of Robert (Melinda), Saul (Heather), Senaida, and Frank (Annette); and sister of Stella De Los Santos, Lydia Martinez, Carlos Muñoz, and Richard Constantino Private Visitation: Thursday, May 20, Franklin Funeral Home, Floresville Visitation: Friday, 9 a.m., Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Floresville Rosary: Friday, 10 a.m., in the church Celebration of Mass: […]

David Ray Ojeda

  1961 — 4-22-2021 Companion of Irma Martinez; and brother of Arthur Lopez Memorial Service: Will be held at a later date Services entrusted to: Franklin Funeral Home, Floresville, 830-393-0459  

Linda Hernandez

  2-14-1938 — 5-21-2021 Wife of Frank Hernandez Sr.; mother of Frank (Lupe) Hernandez Jr., Oscar Hernandez, and Norman (Mary) Hernandez; and sister of Katie Hernandez, Antonio Luna, Armando Luna, Oralia Regalado, Nancy Reed, Mary Leal, Pauline Sanchez, Adelfa Castro, Janie Luna Leos, Frank Luna, Ruben Pineda, Lupe Pineda, Susie Ramirez, and the late Fernando Luna, Narciso Luna, Elisa Greczyk, […]

Beverly ‘Bev’ June Kent

  7-3-1944 — 5-20-2021 Wife of David Kent; mother of Michele Glass, Shaun Rosi, Corey Kent (Kim), Brian Kent (Debbie), Charry Kent-Ngo, David “JR” Kent (Adriana); and sister of the late Harold “Kep” Kepner Funeral Service: No service planned Memorials: Dementia Society of America at www.dementiasociety.org/donate

Floresville graduation will be ‘old school’ — no masks or COVID limits on attendance

Floresville High School graduation on Friday, May 28, will be “normal” — no tickets required, no limit on the number of family or friends attending, face coverings optional for graduates and attendees, according to a decision made by the Floresville Independent School District late May 20. Social distancing will be encouraged, but not required. The district has not indicated if […]

This week’s videos: 5/19/2021

Floresville Economic Development Corp. 5/10/2021 –Meeting Watch Wilson County Emergency Services Dist. #5, 5/11/2021 –ESD 5 plans living quarters in Floresville for firefighters

Work slows U.S. 181 traffic between A and B streets in Floresville

Work on a sewage line on the east side of U.S. 181 between A and B streets in Floresville may affect Thursday afternoon traffic. The Floresville Independent School District advises parents picking up children at Floresville South Elementary School and Floresville Middle School to use C Street. School buses will use G street to access campuses; some buses may run […]

Floresville police seek JoAustin Garza for attempted murder

Floresville police are asking for help in locating 23-year-old JoAustin Fred Garza, who is wanted on warrants charging him with attempted capital murder and aggravated robbery, related to two separate incidents on May 5 and May 14. Police warn that Garza should be considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached. Anyone who may know Garza’s whereabouts is urged […]