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Greeley Tribune
Eaton bullfighter making a name — and some money — for himself at the Greeley Stampedestar in the business. Ryder Rich, Eaton, 86; Dustin Konig, Eaton, 84; Travis G
Eaton bullfighter making a name — and some money — for himself at the Greeley Stampede
Greeley Tribune / Posted 15 hours ago
star in the business. Ryder Rich, Eaton, 86; Dustin Konig, Eaton, 84; Travis Gidley, Grandview, Texas, 83; Wayne Ratley, Floresville, Texas, 82; Jon Roberts, Friendship, Tenn., 81; Chase Wright, Hustger, Texas, 78; Austin Rutherford, St.... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Floresville school bus hit by wrong-way driverFLORESVILLE, Texas -- The driver of a pickup truck driving against traffic cras
Floresville school bus hit by wrong-way driver
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 3 days ago
FLORESVILLE, Texas -- The driver of a pickup truck driving against traffic crashed into a Floresville Independent School District bus, police said. The incident occurred just after 3:15 p.m. Thursday at the corner of Highway 181 and Tipton... Read more
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Wilson County News
Margarita Gomez JimenezG. Almanza, Guadalupe Gomez, Ramon Gomez, and the late Trinidad Gomez, Maria G.
Margarita Gomez Jimenez
Wilson County News / Posted 4 days ago
G. Almanza, Guadalupe Gomez, Ramon Gomez, and the late Trinidad Gomez, Maria G. Deleon, and Tony Gomez �Visitation: Sunday, June 26, 5 p.m., Vinyard Funeral Home, Floresville �Funeral Mass: Monday, 11 a.m., Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Floresv... Read more
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Wilson County News
Hartmann takes the steer by the horns to win state championshipJENNINGSRODEOPHOTOGRAPHY.COM — McKade Hartmann of Floresville takes the steer b
Hartmann takes the steer by the horns to win state championship
Wilson County News / Posted 5 days ago
JENNINGSRODEOPHOTOGRAPHY.COM — McKade Hartmann of Floresville takes the steer by the horns and takes it down during the Texas Junior High School Rodeo finals in May. The chute dogging state champion will represent Texas in national competition this... Read more
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Wilson County News
Esparza reunion planned for July 9of Gregorio and Ana Esparza will hold a reunion to remember and celebrate their
Esparza reunion planned for July 9
Wilson County News / Posted 5 days ago
of Gregorio and Ana Esparza will hold a reunion to remember and celebrate their Texas hero on Saturday, July 9, in the Floresville Event Center at 600 S.H. 97 W. in Floresville. Jos� Mar’a Esparza, better known as Gregorio Esparza, defender of... Read more
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Wilson County News
Relief from the heatof three days the pool offers free admission. For more information and regular
Relief from the heat
Wilson County News / Posted 5 days ago
of three days the pool offers free admission. For more information and regular updates, Southern recommends visiting the Floresville City Pool’s Facebook page. Your Opinions and CommentsBe the first to comment on this story! You must be logged... Read more
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Wilson County News
Council meets ‘the enforcer’GREGORY RIPPS — Floresville police Officer James “Billy” Mitchell presents docu
Council meets ‘the enforcer’
Wilson County News / Posted 5 days ago
GREGORY RIPPS — Floresville police Officer James “Billy” Mitchell presents documentation of his activity as city code-enforcement officer to Floresville City Council members at their June 16 meeting.Tweet Code-enforcement Officer James “Billy”... Read more
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Wilson County News
Meeting Watch: Floresville Convention, Tourist & Visitors Advisory Board�Approved an amendment to the bylaws to remove a requirement to have a represen
Meeting Watch: Floresville Convention, Tourist & Visitors Advisory Board
Wilson County News / Posted 5 days ago
�Approved an amendment to the bylaws to remove a requirement to have a representative of the Floresville Independent School District on the board, at the request of the district. The amendment is subject to approval by the Floresville City... Read more
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Wilson County News
A look at area’s reptilian past and presentThe recent sighting of and subsequent decision by wildlife experts to kill an a
A look at area’s reptilian past and present
Wilson County News / Posted 5 days ago
The recent sighting of and subsequent decision by wildlife experts to kill an alligator just outside of the Floresville city limits sparked a flood of responses from the public. Here’s a little more lore and legend about these reptiles. Making... Read more
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Wilson County News
Tax watchmarket value this cycle $174,931; proposed average tax bill $2,028.24, an incre
Tax watch
Wilson County News / Posted 5 days ago
market value this cycle $174,931; proposed average tax bill $2,028.24, an increase of $81.42. �Tuesday, June 28, 7 p.m., Floresville ISD Administration Building, 1200 Fifth St. Proposed rate: $1.445, comprising $1.04 maintenance and operations... Read more
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Wilson County News
Old newspaper makes memories ‘Local and Personal’| Post a commentI found an old newspaper in my cedar chest. It was in a box wit
Old newspaper makes memories ‘Local and Personal’
Wilson County News / Posted 5 days ago
| Post a commentI found an old newspaper in my cedar chest. It was in a box with other things I saved. I loved reading the Floresville Chronicle-Journal back in the 1940s and I especially loved reading the Local and Personal items. You could catch... Read more
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Wilson County News
Waclawczyk, Erwin plan July weddingJune 22, 2016 17 views Post a commentDavid and Nancy Waclawczyk of Floresville,
Waclawczyk, Erwin plan July wedding
Wilson County News / Posted 5 days ago
June 22, 2016 17 views Post a commentDavid and Nancy Waclawczyk of Floresville, Texas, are pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kelly Fae, to Jason Perry Erwin, the son of Charlie and Pam Erwin of Sweeny. The bride-elect is... Read more
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Wilson County News
Florence Rose Coia Burkeof Canyon Lake, Texas; her daughters and sons-in-law, Marilyn and Anthony Rodri
Florence Rose Coia Burke
Wilson County News / Posted 5 days ago
of Canyon Lake, Texas; her daughters and sons-in-law, Marilyn and Anthony Rodriguez and Lorraine and Raymond Murry, all of Floresville, and Mary and Mike Dickenson of Seminole, Fla.; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and two... Read more
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Wilson County News
Esperanza Pe�a Compian11, 1931, in Fashing. Esperanza married Eusebio Compian Sr. on April 25, 1948,
Esperanza Pe�a Compian
Wilson County News / Posted 5 days ago
11, 1931, in Fashing. Esperanza married Eusebio Compian Sr. on April 25, 1948, in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Floresville. She was a devoted wife and mother, and loved planting flowers and gardening. She was preceded in death by her... Read more
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Wilson County News
Stacy Maples Hrnaborn to Leona Daniel and Frederick Maples Jr. on Nov. 15, 1961. She grew up in
Stacy Maples Hrna
Wilson County News / Posted 5 days ago
born to Leona Daniel and Frederick Maples Jr. on Nov. 15, 1961. She grew up in the neighboring towns of Elmendorf and Floresville, Texas. Her parents instilled in her the love of family and the importance of education early on, two things she... Read more
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Wilson County News
Getting your hands dirty — in the garden with Iris SealeGardeners Iris Seale is a member of the Guadalupe County Master Gardeners, but
Getting your hands dirty — in the garden with Iris Seale
Wilson County News / Posted 5 days ago
Gardeners Iris Seale is a member of the Guadalupe County Master Gardeners, but she’d love to see a chapter in Wilson County, too. “There’ve got to be people in Floresville, Poth, and other parts of the county who would be interested,”... Read more
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Wilson County News
Police BlotterFloresville �June 9, a man walked out of the Walmart Supercenter without paying
Police Blotter
Wilson County News / Posted 5 days ago
Floresville �June 9, a man walked out of the Walmart Supercenter without paying for a cartload of merchandise, which he then unloaded into a Ford Focus and drove away. Security video, still under examination, shows items amounting to at least $737... Read more
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Wilson County News
Court UpdateThe charges stemmed from him allegedly stealing a credit card and using it in J
Court Update
Wilson County News / Posted 5 days ago
The charges stemmed from him allegedly stealing a credit card and using it in January 2015. �Blake Lewis Burk, 31, of Floresville, charged with possession of less than 1 gram of a controlled substance after a traffic stop for running a stop... Read more
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Wilson County News
Fond memories of Floresville’s ‘fast food’ hangoutsGrowing up in Floresville from the ’50s, I remember several things. No “senior
Fond memories of Floresville’s ‘fast food’ hangouts
Wilson County News / Posted 5 days ago
Growing up in Floresville from the ’50s, I remember several things. No “senior moment” on this one! I remember going to The Spot (That is what it was called in the ’70-’80s) in high school and eating Frito pies, French fries, hamburgers,... Read more
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Wilson County News
Let the dead rest in peaceI am writing to ask for your help. My grandfather, Glenn C. Garnand, died back
Let the dead rest in peace
Wilson County News / Posted 5 days ago
I am writing to ask for your help. My grandfather, Glenn C. Garnand, died back in 2002 and is buried in the Floresville City Cemetery. When I was there on a recent visit, the flag at my grandfather’s grave was desecrated. According to my parents,... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Texas gators pop up in unlikely spots following recent floodingand lifeguards in a lengthy search that yielded nothing. A 12-foot alligator w
Texas gators pop up in unlikely spots following recent flooding
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 6 days ago
and lifeguards in a lengthy search that yielded nothing. A 12-foot alligator weighing in at 400 pounds and captured in Floresville outside of San Antonio last week was put down after officials deemed the animal’s size “an issue of public... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Texas gators pop up in unlikely spots following recent floodingand lifeguards in a lengthy search that yielded nothing. A 12-foot alligator w
Texas gators pop up in unlikely spots following recent flooding
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 6 days ago
and lifeguards in a lengthy search that yielded nothing. A 12-foot alligator weighing in at 400 pounds and captured in Floresville outside of San Antonio last week was put down after officials deemed the animal’s size “an issue of public... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Texas gators pop up in unlikely spots following recent floodingand lifeguards in a lengthy search that yielded nothing. A 12-foot alligator w
Texas gators pop up in unlikely spots following recent flooding
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 6 days ago
and lifeguards in a lengthy search that yielded nothing. A 12-foot alligator weighing in at 400 pounds and captured in Floresville outside of San Antonio last week was put down after officials deemed the animal’s size “an issue of public... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Texas gators pop up in unlikely spots following recent floodingand lifeguards in a lengthy search that yielded nothing. A 12-foot alligator w
Texas gators pop up in unlikely spots following recent flooding
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 6 days ago
and lifeguards in a lengthy search that yielded nothing. A 12-foot alligator weighing in at 400 pounds and captured in Floresville outside of San Antonio last week was put down after officials deemed the animal’s size “an issue of public... Read more
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ajc.com
Texas gators pop up in unlikely spots following recent floodingand lifeguards in a lengthy search that yielded nothing. A 12-foot alligator w
Texas gators pop up in unlikely spots following recent flooding
ajc.com / Posted 6 days ago
and lifeguards in a lengthy search that yielded nothing. A 12-foot alligator weighing in at 400 pounds and captured in Floresville outside of San Antonio last week was put down after officials deemed the animal’s size “an issue of public... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Texas gators pop up in unlikely spots following recent floodingand lifeguards in a lengthy search that yielded nothing. A 12-foot alligator w
Texas gators pop up in unlikely spots following recent flooding
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 6 days ago
and lifeguards in a lengthy search that yielded nothing. A 12-foot alligator weighing in at 400 pounds and captured in Floresville outside of San Antonio last week was put down after officials deemed the animal’s size “an issue of public... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Texas gators pop up in unlikely spots following recent floodingand lifeguards in a lengthy search that yielded nothing. A 12-foot alligator w
Texas gators pop up in unlikely spots following recent flooding
Dayton Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
and lifeguards in a lengthy search that yielded nothing. A 12-foot alligator weighing in at 400 pounds and captured in Floresville outside of San Antonio last week was put down after officials deemed the animal’s size “an issue of public... Read more
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Wilson County News
Florence Rose Coia BurkeRaymond, and Mary Dickenson and husband Mike; and sister of Christine Burke and
Florence Rose Coia Burke
Wilson County News / Posted 7 days ago
Raymond, and Mary Dickenson and husband Mike; and sister of Christine Burke and George Coia �Rosary: Thursday, June 23, 11:30 a.m., Sacred Heart Church, Floresville �Interment: Thursday, 2 p.m., Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, S... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
June 19a politician. He’s brusque, doesn’t care about stepping on toes, and won’t kowt
June 19
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
a politician. He’s brusque, doesn’t care about stepping on toes, and won’t kowtow to political correctness. Don Ripley, Floresville Trump positives Re: “Choose wisely,” Your Turn, June 8: A recent letter writer lamented that no one is citing... Read more
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Wilson County News
Esperanza Pe�a CompianOrthopedic facilities looking for a motivated individual to join our team as a
Esperanza Pe�a Compian
Wilson County News / Posted 11 days ago
Orthopedic facilities looking for a motivated individual to join our team as a full time LEAD Physical Therapist for our Floresville location. We provide a friendly, positive environment while delivering high quality care to our patients and are... Read more
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Wilson County News
Gregorio and Ana Esparza Reunion2016 8 views Post a commentThe descendants of Gregorio and Ana Esparza will be
Gregorio and Ana Esparza Reunion
Wilson County News / Posted 11 days ago
2016 8 views Post a commentThe descendants of Gregorio and Ana Esparza will be gathering this summer, July 9, 2016, at the Floresville Event Center. Gregorio Esparza, defender of the Alamo, fought and died at the Alamo on March 6, 1836. His wife,... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
E3 makes a play for video game fansDE WITT-LAVACA- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BASTROP...GIDDINGS...SEGUIN... LOCKHA
E3 makes a play for video game fans
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 11 days ago
DE WITT-LAVACA- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BASTROP...GIDDINGS...SEGUIN... LOCKHART...LA GRANGE...FLORESVILLE...KARNES CITY...GONZALES... CUERO...HALLETSVILLE 659 PM CDT WED JUN 15 2016 ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Cron, Bandy with 3 RBIs each in Angels' 10-2 win over TwinsDE WITT-LAVACA- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BASTROP...GIDDINGS...SEGUIN... LOCKHA
Cron, Bandy with 3 RBIs each in Angels' 10-2 win over Twins
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 11 days ago
DE WITT-LAVACA- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BASTROP...GIDDINGS...SEGUIN... LOCKHART...LA GRANGE...FLORESVILLE...KARNES CITY...GONZALES... CUERO...HALLETSVILLE 659 PM CDT WED JUN 15 2016 ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT... Read more
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Pleasanton Express
Pleasanton Council approves Phase II of Street CIP; Mayor appoints HOT committeeAtascosa Health Center will be at the June 16 council meeting. They recently op
Pleasanton Council approves Phase II of Street CIP; Mayor appoints HOT committee
Pleasanton Express / Posted 12 days ago
Atascosa Health Center will be at the June 16 council meeting. They recently opened a satellite in Tilden, Carrizo Springs, Floresville and Live Oak. The mayor then invited former District 2 councilman Abraham Saenz Jr. to receive a special... Read more
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Wilson County News
Vendors needed for Freedom FestOrthopedic facilities looking for a motivated individual to join our team as a
Vendors needed for Freedom Fest
Wilson County News / Posted 12 days ago
Orthopedic facilities looking for a motivated individual to join our team as a full time LEAD Physical Therapist for our Floresville location. We provide a friendly, positive environment while delivering high quality care to our patients and are... Read more
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Wilson County News
Martinez Social Club keeps you dancingOrthopedic facilities looking for a motivated individual to join our team as a
Martinez Social Club keeps you dancing
Wilson County News / Posted 12 days ago
Orthopedic facilities looking for a motivated individual to join our team as a full time LEAD Physical Therapist for our Floresville location. We provide a friendly, positive environment while delivering high quality care to our patients and are... Read more
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Wilson County News
Sansing medals at Southwest ClassicFloresville Tiger Quinton Sansing was invited to the 41st annual Great Southwes
Sansing medals at Southwest Classic
Wilson County News / Posted 12 days ago
Floresville Tiger Quinton Sansing was invited to the 41st annual Great Southwest Track & Field Classic earlier this month in Albuquerque, N.M., as a member of Team Texas. He joined athletes from all around the country and others who had distinguished... Read more
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Wilson County News
Floresville Jaguar memories from the courtEdna BednarzJune 15, 2016 18 views Post a commentWith the end of the 2015-16 sc
Floresville Jaguar memories from the court
Wilson County News / Posted 12 days ago
Edna BednarzJune 15, 2016 18 views Post a commentWith the end of the 2015-16 school year, we bid farewell to 10 awesome Floresville Jaguar basketball players and one awesome manager. Being in a very tough district for the past two seasons, the girls... Read more
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Wilson County News
Witness Summer Solstice performanceOrthopedic facilities looking for a motivated individual to join our team as a
Witness Summer Solstice performance
Wilson County News / Posted 12 days ago
Orthopedic facilities looking for a motivated individual to join our team as a full time LEAD Physical Therapist for our Floresville location. We provide a friendly, positive environment while delivering high quality care to our patients and are... Read more
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Wilson County News
Giant gator causes alarmbe? This was the question facing wildlife officials when they responded to a c
Giant gator causes alarm
Wilson County News / Posted 12 days ago
be? This was the question facing wildlife officials when they responded to a call just outside the city limits of Floresville near the San Antonio River, where a huge alligator was found taking a stroll June 9 near a house along F.M.... Read more
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Wilson County News
Zella Mae McMahon Holmesthe collection of their “replication,” which she bequeathed to her descendants!
Zella Mae McMahon Holmes
Wilson County News / Posted 12 days ago
the collection of their “replication,” which she bequeathed to her descendants! Mae resided in Sheffield until moving to Floresville in 2009. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Giles Holmes; brother Bunny Willman; and... Read more
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Wilson County News
Police BlotterFloresville �June 4, Mark Salinas, 35, of Stockdale was arrested and charged wi
Police Blotter
Wilson County News / Posted 12 days ago
Floresville �June 4, Mark Salinas, 35, of Stockdale was arrested and charged with his second driving while intoxicated offense after his vehicle was pulled over for a broken taillight. �June 4, a Pizza Hut delivery driver was given a citation for... Read more
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Wilson County News
Floresville closes in on parks plan implementationThe Floresville Parks Master Plan comes into sharper focus as phase one of its
Floresville closes in on parks plan implementation
Wilson County News / Posted 12 days ago
The Floresville Parks Master Plan comes into sharper focus as phase one of its implementation takes place. Professional engineer Gary Freeland of M&S Engineering outlined the implementation stage at a June 6 workshop that brought together members of... Read more
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Wilson County News
Vehicle drives discussionWhile Floresville City Manager Henrietta Turner was out of town at a profession
Vehicle drives discussion
Wilson County News / Posted 12 days ago
While Floresville City Manager Henrietta Turner was out of town at a professional conference, the Floresville City Council took the opportunity to question a recent purchase she approved. Floresville is the new owner of a 2016 Chevy Tahoe sport... Read more
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Wilson County News
FEDC will sell bond for city parks when time is rightone of the parks plan primarily focuses on building a new community park on lan
FEDC will sell bond for city parks when time is right
Wilson County News / Posted 12 days ago
one of the parks plan primarily focuses on building a new community park on land adjoining the Lauro G. De Leon III Floresville Event Center. The Floresville 4A Corp., which manages the event center, owns the land. The 4A corporation plans... Read more
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Wilson County News
It’s gone! The Spot is gone!Spot too, since part of it was part of the building. In its heyday, The Spot w
It’s gone! The Spot is gone!
Wilson County News / Posted 12 days ago
Spot too, since part of it was part of the building. In its heyday, The Spot was very popular, especially with students of Floresville High School. They could eat lunch there, until the administration decided to make it a closed campus. Then the... Read more
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Wilson County News
Napoli GlassOrthopedic facilities looking for a motivated individual to join our team as a
Napoli Glass
Wilson County News / Posted 12 days ago
Orthopedic facilities looking for a motivated individual to join our team as a full time LEAD Physical Therapist for our Floresville location. We provide a friendly, positive environment while delivering high quality care to our patients and are... Read more
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Wilson County News
Claudette Elsie (Thompson) Miller72, of Muldoon, Texas, died peacefully in her home on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, su
Claudette Elsie (Thompson) Miller
Wilson County News / Posted 12 days ago
72, of Muldoon, Texas, died peacefully in her home on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, surrounded by her family. She was born in Floresville on Sept. 6, 1943, the daughter of Rex Benjamin and Amanda Frieda Matilda (Blohm) Thompson. She was a lifelong... Read more
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Wilson County News
Marvin Alvin Biecka good fight before succumbing to prostate cancer while a resident at the Frank
Marvin Alvin Bieck
Wilson County News / Posted 12 days ago
a good fight before succumbing to prostate cancer while a resident at the Frank M. Tejeda Texas State Veterans Home in Floresville. He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother Julius Bieck. Marvin is survived by his sister, Charlene... Read more
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Wilson County News
Chonita Flores CarvajalJune 12, 2016, in San Antonio, Texas, at the age of 94 years, 2 months, and 17
Chonita Flores Carvajal
Wilson County News / Posted 12 days ago
June 12, 2016, in San Antonio, Texas, at the age of 94 years, 2 months, and 17 days. She was born on March 25, 1922, in Floresville to Justo and Eusebia Rodriguez Flores. Chonita was a former resident of Floresville and a resident of San... Read more
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