Amil M. Baker Jr.

8-5-1934 – 8-21-2022 Widower of Beatrice Ann and Carole Grace; and father of Cheryl Hill and husband Peter and Chris Amil Baker Visitation: Saturday, Aug. 27, 10 a.m., Crofts-Crow Funeral Home, Blanco Funeral Service: Saturday, 11 a.m., in the funeral home Memorials: American Cancer Society Services entrusted to: Crofts – Crow Funeral Home, Blanco, 830-833-4523, www.crofts-crowfuneralhome.com

Wilson County commissioners declare border invasion

Wilson County commissioners have unanimously approved a resolution that “recognizes” the state’s southern border “is suffering an invasion.” The resolution today identifies dangers resulting from a lack of border control, including the trafficking of people and drugs into Texas by “paramilitary, narco-terrorist organizations.” Citing articles in the U.S. and Texas constitutions, the resolution calls upon Gov. Greg Abbott and the […]

Dennis Koehler

  10-30-1950 – 8-18-2022 Husband of Darlene Kosub Koehler; father of Sean Koehler and wife Raquel and Michelle Comes and husband Justin; and brother of James Koehler, Calvin Koehler, Frances Carol Durben, Betty Joyce Willemim, and the late Alfred Koehler Jr., Lenroy Koehler, Shelby Koehler, and Larry Koehler Visitation: Wednesday, Aug. 24, 5-8 p.m., Finch Funeral Chapel, La Vernia Rosary: […]

Explore WCN Aug. 20 topics in ‘The Press Room’ episode 5

The Press Room Ep. 5 – August 20, 2022 The Press Room is produced by the Wilson County News’ WCN TV. In this week’s episode of The Press Room, we’re talking the following topics from our August 17 edition of the Wilson County News in more detail: — Wilson County holds public hearings concerning tax rates — Poth Independent School […]

Kenneth ‘Mike’ Brett Sr.

  10-6-1943 – 8-15-2022 Husband of Jan Brett; father of Kenneth Brett Jr. (Rose), Michelle Golla (David), and the late Barbara Aguirri and Kelly Hunnicutt; and brother of Debbie Netek Celebration of Life: Will be held at a later date Condolences: P.O. Box 261, Adkins, TX 78101

Secretary Scott Encourages Eligible Texans to Register to Vote by October 11

AUSTIN — Texas Secretary of State John Scott today encouraged all eligible Texas voters to make sure they are registered to vote by October 11th to participate in the upcoming November 8 General Election. Texas law requires eligible voters to be registered 30 days before Election Day, and since the 30th day before November 8th, 2022 falls on the Sunday […]

This week’s videos: 8/17/2022

The following meetings include Wilson County News video coverage and meeting coverage in the Wilson County News 8/17/22 edition as noted below. Floresville City Council, 8/11/2022 – Floresville’s Gloria Cantu asks: Where are the parks? www.wilsoncountynews.com/articles/floresvilles-gloria-cantu-asks-where-are-the-parks/ Poth ISD, 8/10/2022 – Poth ISD residents to vote on new bond proposition this November www.wilsoncountynews.com/articles/poth-isd-residents-to-vote-on-new-bond-proposition-this-november/ Stockdale City Council, 8/9/2022 – Stockdale plans for […]

The Economist: Population Dynamics – Texas Style!

Texas is a state known for wide open spaces, and we certainly have plenty of them. Nonetheless, people and jobs are increasingly concentrated in metropolitan areas. Let’s look at some long-term trends and their implications. Urban areas continue to see much higher levels of population and employment growth than rural areas. Patterns in jobs and business activity determine the boundaries, […]

Substance spill closes northbound lanes of U.S. 181 in Floresville

Drivers traveling north on U.S. 181 (10th Street) through Floresville are advised to proceed with caution, following a spill of an unidentified substance at lunchtime today. The right northbound lane and and turn lanes on U.S. 181 in front of Circle K at Standish Street (S.H. 97, near H-E-B) are temporarily closed. Wilson County ESD 5 Fire & Rescue personnel […]

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