Concepcion ‘Concha’ Cantu

  12-8-1933 – 9-14-2023 Widow of Joe M. Cantu; mother of Julia Ann Ramirez, Janie Barrera (Eddie), Joe O. Cantu (Ginny), Susie Martinez, and the late Joel Cantu; and sister of Ramon Ortiz Visitation: Wednesday, Sept. 20, 9:30 a.m., Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Floresville Rosary: Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., in the church Funeral Mass: Wednesday, 11 a.m., in the church Interment: […]

Koin Timothy Gunn

  3-11-1957 – 9-15-2023 Husband of Linda Martin Gunn; father of Crystal (Brett) Riff and Timothy M. (Tracey) Gunn; and brother of Lynn Robbins and Jeni Squiers Memorial Service: Saturday, Sept. 23, 11 a.m., Primrose Funeral Home, Devine Reception: First United Methodist Church of Devine Fellowship Hall Memorials: New Fountain Methodist Church, 2980 F.M. 2676, Hondo, TX 78861, or Devine […]

John Thomas Person

  8-18-1932 – 9-15-2023 Husband of Bernice Person; father of Nancy Person Moran (Bobby), John Steven Person (Diana), and Kathy Suzanne Person; and brother of the late James Edward Person Visitation: Friday, Sept. 22, 10 a.m., First Baptist Church, Stockdale Memorial Service: Friday, 11 a.m., in the church Interment: Stockdale Cemetery, Stockdale Memorials: First Baptist Church of Stockdale, 202 South […]

Johnny V. New

  1-8-1940 – 9-13-2023 Widower of Thelma Louise (Jennings) New; father of John and wife Shelly, Stuart, and Curtis; and brother of Martha and the late George, Arthur, Dan, Bertie, and Florence Visitation: Tuesday, Sept. 19, 9:30 a.m., Grace Bible Church, La Vernia Memorial Service: Tuesday, 10:30 a.m., in the church Interment: Saturday, Sept. 30, 10 a.m., Hawley Cemetery, Hawley […]

Justin Mitchell McDonald

  1-6-1982 – 9-14-2023 Son of Ruth Ann McDonald; and brother of James Scott Walk and Stephanie Ann Armstrong Visitation: Tuesday, Sept. 19, 5-8 p.m., Finch Funeral Chapel, La Vernia Funeral Service: Wednesday, 10 a.m., St. Mark Lutheran Church, Adkins Interment: Concrete Cemetery, La Vernia Services entrusted to: Finch Funeral Chapel, La Vernia, 830-779-1090, www.finchfuneralchapels.com

Wilson County deputies search for vehicle theft suspect near La Vernia

Wilson County sheriff’s deputies continue their search for Robert Atkins, 33, who eluded officers attempted to arrest him on Sunday in relation to vehicle burglaries and thefts. At approximately 1:03 p.m. Sept. 17, deputies learned that Atkins was at a residence in the 100 block of Blackjack Road near La Vernia. The individual holds warrants out of Wilson County for […]

Utility urges water conservation for Eagle Creek Ranch customers

Residents of the Eagle Creek Ranch water system near Floresville are being asked by Aqua Texas to conserve water. The private water utility company sent emails Sept. 15 to registered customers, explaining a “water tank failure” had been found earlier in the day. Residents driving by Aqua’s facility on Windmill Drive could see its water tank with serious damage and […]

Stockdale ISD cancels special Sept. 15 meeting

A special called meeting of the Stockdale Independent School District board of trustees set for 8:15 a.m. today was canceled, and is set to be rescheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 19, at 6 p.m. As members of the public and school board members gathered in the district administration building in Stockdale, Superintendent Todd Deaver was asked by a community member where […]

Sylvia Clark murder: Husband pleads to lesser charge

FLORESVILLE — Gary Clark — accused of murdering his wife, Sylvia, in 2009 — entered a plea in court Friday of nolo contendere (no contest) to a charge of manslaughter. Clark was originally charged with murder, after evidence indicated he struck his wife with a heavy object and strangled her with a “ligature” in their home in La Vernia. However, […]

Edwin Louis Felux

  5-16-1944 – 9-7-2023 Husband of Elaine Camber Felux; father of Gregory Felux and wife Terry and Christopher Ryan Felux; and brother of Elaine Felux Wiatrek, Marilyn Felux Mechler, Ephrem Felux, Wilbert Felux, and Ernest Felux Visitation: Thursday, Sept. 21, 5-7 p.m., Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, Cestohowa Rosary: Thursday, 7 p.m., in the church Funeral Mass: […]