This week’s videos: 4/13/2022

Wilson County Commissioners, 4/11/2022 – Meeting Watch www.wilsoncountynews.com/articles/meeting-watch-287/ Poth Economic Development Corporation, 4/4/2022 – Meeting Watch www.wilsoncountynews.com/articles/meeting-watch-287/

Good Friday office closures

All city and county offices will be closed Friday, April 15, in observance of Good Friday, including the Wilson County Courthouse, Clerk’s Office, Tax Office, and the Wilson County Appraisal District. City halls in Elmendorf, Floresville, La Vernia, and Stockdale will be closed. Poth City Hall will close at noon. The Sam Fore Jr. Wilson County Public Library will be […]

2022-04-13 E-Edition

Floresville third-grader helps choking classmate

A third-grader at Floresville North Elementary School who aspires to be a doctor demonstrated his commitment to helping people when he went to the rescue of a choking classmate. The event took place in March during lunch in the school cafeteria, according to the Floresville Independent School District. A a fellow student mouthed to Jonathan Garcia that he couldn’t breathe, […]

Sir Duke: From shelter dog to canine comforter

It was a past-due honor April 1, as PAWS for Service in San Antonio posthumously recognized the life and service of “Sir Duke” with a Lifetime Achievement Award. PAWS — Pets Are Wonderful Support — presented the recognition to William and Arlene Wimp of San Antonio, who adopted Sir Duke from the Passion for Paws Memorial Animal Shelter in Nixon […]

Candidates for May 7 elections invited to enter WCN Candidates’ Forum April 20

The Wilson County News invites candidates facing opposition for area city council and school board seats on the May 7 ballots to participate in our print “Candidates’ Forum.” There is no charge for inclusion in the Candidates’ Forum, planned for publication Wednesday, April 20. This is restricted to candidates in contested races only. Efforts have been made to email this […]

Royal court shines at Bluebonnet Parade

The Floresville Peanut Festival Court of Ancestral Remembrance Royal Court and Children’s Court celebrate placing first at the La Vernia Lions Club 42nd annual Bluebonnet Parade March 26 in La Vernia.

Love of the flame

Mo.opuna Lucian Edward “Keola” Bellinger, a sixthgrader at Floresville Middle School, participates in his first-ever sivi afi (fire knife dance) April 2-3, at the 25th Annual TX Alamo Aloha Fiestaval at Traders Village in San Antonio, alongside “The Tribal Guy” James Sabaan. Keola fell in love with sivi afi four years ago and feeds his love of the flame by […]

Floresville ISD approves purchase of two new buses

Some Floresville Independent School District students will get to ride in brand new school buses — but not until next school year. District trustees at their April 4 meeting approved the purchase of two 2023 International buses from Longhorn Bus Sales, at a cost of $233,408. The buses will be able to seat 77 passengers and will come equipped with […]

Floresville updates brush pickup, mulching schedule

The City of Floresville has announced it has updated its brush pickup and mulching schedule to twice a year for Floresville residents. Brush collection months are designated by the day of residents’ regular trash service route as follows: Monday trash day — Brush pickup in January and June Tuesday — February and July Wednesday — March and August Thursday — […]