2021-10-06

Emmet Ross Harris

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7-19-1946 — 10-10-2021 Husband of Novia Kinsel Harris; father of Lee Farrell Harris Saunders and husband Stuart Donovan Saunders; and brother of Karen Harris Elliff Celebration of Life: Saturday, Oct. 16, 2 p.m., First United Methodist Church, George West Memorials: In Ross’ memory to First United Methodist Church, 501 Crockett St., George West, TX 78022, or to a charity of […]

Wilson County sheriff’s deputies search for men on foot after ‘bailout’

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The Wilson County Sheriff’s Office urges county residents to “be on the lookout” today for men or boys who may be undocumented immigrants. According to Chief Deputy Clint Garza on Tuesda, Oct. 12, a property owner in the 3200 block of C.R. 120, northwest of Floresville, reported seeing a vehicle getting stuck in his field and seeing a number of […]

Mildred Lois Laymance Krueger Emmons

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  4-9-1929 — 9-29-2021 Widow of Albert A. Krueger and Douglas Emmons; mother of Linda Mutz, Jim Layton and Ashley Simms, Gwendolyn Layton, and the late Janice Mutz and Jerry Layton; and sister of the late VJ, David, Clyde, Carlos, Glyn, Loine, Ina Fay, and Tina May Graveside Service: Monday, Oct. 11, 10 a.m., New Bremen Cemetery, outside of Karnes […]

Betty Jane (Swanner) Mills

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  9-2-1944 — 9-28-2021 Widow of Richard Mills; mother of Lesa and husband David Woodlee, Wendy Mills, and the late Rusty Mills; and sister of Barbara Hughey and the late Walter and Jimmy Swanner Memorial Service: Sunday, Oct. 3, 2 p.m., Franklin Funeral Home, Floresville Services entrusted to: Franklin Funeral Home, Floresville, 830-393-0459

Floresville police seek suspect in  Roper’s shooting incident

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Floresville police seek assistance from the public to locate a suspect involved in a shooting early Sunday morning. Two individuals were shot outside Roper’s Dancehall on 10th Street (U.S. 181) just before 2 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 10. A lone shooter reportedly fired two shots, each striking a separate individual, the Floresville Police Department advised. The suspect fled the scene immediately […]

Wilson County lifts burn ban

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Wilson County is no longer under a burn ban. County commissioners approved lifting the burn ban at their Oct. 11 meeting, on the recommendation of county Fire Marshal Edwin Baker, who noted conditions have improved with recent showers, with more rain in the weather forecast. The burn ban had been in effect since Sept. 27. reader@wcn-online.com

Steven ‘Steve’ Arthur Keeland

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  8-29-1949 — 10-10-2021 Father of Amy (Quentin) Ellis and Bradley Keeland; brother of Laura (Buzz) Heye; and grandfather of Griffin, Quinn, Piper, and Saylor Visitation: Saturday, Oct. 16, 1 p.m., Finch Funeral Chapel, La Vernia Funeral Service: Saturday, 2 p.m., in the funeral chapel Interment: Concrete Cemetery, La Vernia Memorials: To a charity or organization of one’s choice Services […]

John Anthony Winn

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  3-7-1929 — 10-3-2021 Husband of Eleanor (Waclawczyk) Winn; father of William “Bill” Henry Winn; and brother of Angeline Polasek, Benny Winn, and the late Mary, Geraldine, Joann, Franklin Floyd, and Alfred Funeral Mass: Saturday, Oct. 9, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Somerset Interment: St. Mary’s Cemetery, Somerset  

James ‘Jim’ Cooksey

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  5-6-1963 — 10-10-2021 Husband of Doris (Parks) Cooksey; father of James “David” Cooksey Jr. and wife Lucinda; and brother of Jamye Moss and Nancy Pawelek Visitation: Tuesday, Oct. 12, 5-7:30 p.m., Finch Funeral Chapel, Nixon Graveside Service: Wednesday, 2 p.m., Nixon Cemetery, Nixon Memorials: In Jim’s name to Guadalupe Regional Medical Center Hospice, Nixon Cemetery Association, or American Kidney […]

Lawrence ‘Butch’ Bosanko

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  11-16-1935 — 10-7-2021 Husband of Marjorie Bosanko; father of Cathy Follmann (David), Carolyn Ziober (Greg), Rodger Canion (Judy), and the late Larry Bosanko; and brother of the late Daniel C. Bosanko, Thomas Calvin Bosanko, John Alfred Bosanko, and Margaret “Mary Sue” (Bosanko) Rhoads Visitation: Tuesday, Oct. 12, 9-10 a.m., First Baptist Church, Stockdale Funeral Service: Tuesday, 10 a.m., in […]