Carlos Estrada

  10-28-1977 – 7-2-2022 Husband of Nicole Estrada; father of Dyandra Estrada, Dayzsa Estrada, Dalyssa Estrada, and Carlos Estrada Jr.; and brother of Monica Montoya, Jimmy James Estrada, Sonia Estrada, Javier Estrada, Jason Estrada, Marcus Estrada, and Octavian Estrada Visitation: Thursday, July 7, 5-7 p.m., Vinyard Funeral Home Chapel, Floresville Funeral Service: Friday, 10 a.m., El Mesias United Methodist Church, […]

William ‘Willie’ Bill Mazur

  11-26-1940 – 6-30-2022 Husband of Sarah Welch Mazur; father of Melissa Popham (Andy Joslin), Cindy Sewell (Mike Sewell), Tara Mazur (Jeremy Taft), Lindsay Strunk (Marshall Lane), Randy Mazur (Rayanne Mazur), Jeanie Jones, Robbie Opiela (Frank Opiela), and the late William Wayne “Billy” Mazur; and brother of the late Burnie Mazur, Doris Burrier, and Ruby Swinnay Visitation: Tuesday, July 5, […]

Panna Maria man dies after oil tanker crash

A Panna Maria man is dead, following an early-morning crash June 29. According to Texas Department of Public Safety Highway Patrol (DPS) Sgt. Kenny Mata, a truck-trailer rig hauling crude oil on F.M. 81 early Wednesday morning left the roadway and rolled into the front yard of a home near the road. The rig caught fire, which spread to the […]

Eloise Eaken Newman

2-18-1943 – 6-27-2022 Widow of Gabe B. Newman; mother of Greg Newman and wife Mary, Gale Hodge and husband Randy, and the late Gabriel “Gaby” Newman, Gary Newman, and Gaelen Newman; and sister of Richard Eaken and the late Alice Sheppard Visitation: Wednesday, July 6, 10 a.m., Vinyard Funeral Home Chapel, Floresville Funeral Service: Wednesday, 11 a.m., in the funeral […]

When is it time to start a fall garden?

Q: With this drought the deer are coming into my yard (along with everything else). What should I have planted that they won’t eat? A: The problem is that, if we have a drought, or food is hard to come by, deer will eat even the things that they don’t normally. Also, deer sometimes eat young plants, yet won’t eat […]

Peter M. Doggett

  7-25-1964 – 6-20-2022 Husband of Theresa Cornali Doggett; father of Meagan Hill and Michael Hill; and brother of John Doggett, Kevin Doggett, Tina Trank, and Linda Caruth Graveside Service: Monday, July 25, 10:30 a.m., Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio Services entrusted to: Finch Funeral Chapel, La Vernia, 830-779-1090, www.finchfuneralchapels.com

Calvin ‘Doug’ Douglas Smith

  7-23-1944 – 6-25-2022 Husband of Shirley Hayes Smith; and father of Michael Smith (Tamara) and Michell Barthold (Erwin Jud II Memorial Service: Saturday, July 2, 10 a.m., Fathers Heart Ministries, La Vernia and Friday, July 8, 10:30 a.m., Bible Baptist Church, Brady Services entrusted to: Finch Funeral Chapel, La Vernia, 830-779-1090, www.finchfuneralchapels.com

This week’s videos: 6/29/2022

The following meetings include Wilson County News video coverage and meeting coverage in the June 29, 2022 edition, as noted below. Wilson County Commissioners, 6/27/2022 – Meeting Watch – www.wilsoncountynews.com/articles/meeting-watch-298/ Wilson County ESD 2, 6/20/2022 – Supply costs whittle into ESD 2 budget – www.wilsoncountynews.com/articles/supply-costs-whittle-into-esd-2-budget/ Floresville City Council, 6/23/2022 – Floresville water well, trail projects move ahead; council members question […]

Postponed: Polish Heritage Center’s ‘Celebrating Women’s History’ event

The Polish Heritage Center at Panna Maria’s June 30 event, “Celebrating Women’s History: How Polish Women Preserved Cultural Traditions Through Work, Faith, and Family,” has been postponed. A new date will be announced soon. This is due to “unforeseen circumstances,” said the center’s Public Programs Director Mo Brown June 29. “A new date will be announced soon. Please share and […]

Wilson County disaster declaration: No aerial fireworks sales

The sale and use of fireworks will be further restricted in Wilson County July 2-5 due to a disaster declaration. County Judge Richard L. “Dickie” Jackson declared the state of disaster Wednesday morning, citing “major drought conditions [causing] a great risk of conflagrations which will tax local first responders.” The declaration prohibits selling or using not only of “restricted fireworks” […]