Driver dies in Monday morning crash north of Stockdale

A two-vehicle crash north of Stockdale this morning has resulted in the death of one driver. Following reports of a collision at the “Y” where U.S. 87 and S.H. 97 separate at the Cibolo Creek, District 1 Fire and Rescue, District 3 EMS, and Wilson County Sheriff’s Office personnel responded. One driver, an adult female, was trapped in one of […]

Marguerite Frimel Zigmond

  5-31-1938 – 7-27-2023 Mother of Michael and Mark Zigmond; and sister of the late Irene Duelm, Robert Frimel, and Millie Brietzke Visitation: Thursday, Aug. 3, 9-10 a.m., Finch Funeral Chapel, La Vernia Funeral Service: Thursday, 10-11 a.m., in the funeral chapel Interment: Shilo Cemetery, Wilson County Services entrusted to: Finch Funeral Chapel, La Vernia, 830-779-1090, www.finchfuneralchapels.com

Update: Picosa Water Supply lifts ‘boil water’ alert

Update Aug. 2, 2023: Picosa Water Supply Corp. has lifted the “boil water” alert that was issued July 30. Effective Aug. 1, the notice was rescinded, after the water supplier in northwestern Wilson County received lab confirmation that all corrective action taken resulted in the water for human consumption meeting the required Texas Commission on Environmental Quality standards, according to […]

Floresville police seek three suspects in hotel robbery

Floresville police are asking the public for assistance in identifying three male suspects in a July 26 robbery. According to Floresville police Administrative Sgt. George Ortiz, the three men entered the La Quinta Inn at 1919 10th St. (U.S. 181) Wednesday at about 11:30 p.m. One of the three displayed a firearm as they “held up” hotel staff at the […]

Charlotte LeBlanc Rolland

3-10-1929 – 7-24-2023 Visitation: Thursday, Aug. 3, 10-11 a.m., Vinyard Funeral Home chapel, Floresville Funeral Service: Thursday, 11 a.m., in the funeral home chapel Interment: Thursday, Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio Services entrusted to: Vinyard Funeral Home, Floresville, 830-393-2588, www.vinyardfuneralhome.com

Deputies deter suicide attempt outside Wilson County Sheriff’s Office

Tragedy was avoided early Tuesday afternoon when a man who had threatened to hang himself allowed himself to be escorted into the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office. The man had driven a pickup truck to a tree near the sheriff’s office, climbed into the tree, and prepared to hang himself with a rope. As sheriff’s deputies and others reacted to the […]

This week’s videos: 7/26/23

The following meetings include Wilson County News video coverage and meeting coverage in the Wilson County News 7/26/23 edition as noted below. Elmendorf City Council 7/20/2023 – Elmendorf council eyes street project www.wilsoncountynews.com/articles/elmendorf-council-eyes-street-project/ Wilson County ESD 2, 7/17/2023 – Meeting Watch www.wilsoncountynews.com/articles/meeting-watch-354/ Wilson County ESD 2, 7/21/2023 – ESD 2 ends contract with Chief Marconi www.wilsoncountynews.com/articles/esd-2-ends-contract-with-chief-marconi/ La Vernia City Council […]

2023-07-26 E-Edition

Sunday storms strip roof near La Vernia

Grant could help lawmen beat crime-lab backlog

FLORESVILLE – Waiting months, sometimes years, for evidence to be tested in one of the state’s overburdened crime laboratories could be a thing of the past if the 81st Judicial District is successful in securing more than $5.3 million in grant funds from the governor’s office. The Wilson County Commissioners Court, at its July 24 meeting, voted unanimously to enter […]