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Woman harasses Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff at H-E-B

A woman yelled at and harassed a San Antonio area politician over the mask mandate while he walked through an H-E-B parking lot last weekend. The woman, a hairstylist who goes by Ashley Rocks on social media, posted a video of her following Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff on her Instagram on Sunday, September 5. The clip showed her calling Wolff a "communist" and a "traitor" for imposing mask mandates.
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Wilson County News

River Bend officially opens The Links Phase II

The Villages at River Bend developer Richard Kunz cuts a ribbon Sept. 17 to mark the official opening of Phase II of The Links at River Bend. Kunz is flanked by Floresville Economic Development Corp. (FEDC) Executive Director Ben Reed (l-r) and Floresville Mayor Cissy Gonzalez-Dippel on his right, by FEDC President Daniel Tejada and Floresville City Manager Andy Joslin on his left, and surrounded ...

Texas Rep. Joaquin Castro decries lack of Latinos in media as 'dangerous'

WASHINGTON — Latinos hold just 12 percent of the jobs in American media, though they make up nearly 20 percent of the U.S. population and workforce, according to a new federal report highlighting how badly the nation’s largest minority group is underrepresented in industries producing news, movies, books and other communications.

After losing to a Democrat in 2020, former GOP state Sen. Pete Flores seeks election in newly drawn Republican district

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. Former state Sen. Pete Flores is mounting a comeback bid for the upper chamber — with significant support — in one of the first major examples of this year’s redistricting process creating new opportunities for Republican candidates.
Wilson County News

Roy Idrach steps down from Floresville service

Roy Idrach (r) has been an active member of several Floresville city boards since 2017. Idrach resigned as treasurer Aug. 25, from the Floresville Economic Development Corp. Replacing him as FEDC treasurer will be Jacob Gaona (left). The two are shown here at a Nov. 2, 2019, marker rededication ceremony in the historic De La Zerda Cemetery in Floresville. COURTESY/Floresville Economic Development ...

Arkansas Man Sues Texas Doctor for Performing Abortion in Texas

One Arkansas man filed a lawsuit against a doctor who just performed an abortion in Texas. The act is currently regarded as illegal as imposed by the state’s new abortion guidelines. This was following six weeks of pregnancy of the client.A former lawyer, Oscar Stilley, who was expelled from the Bar on arraignments of conspiracy and tax evasion in 2010, sued Dr. Alan Braid, a doctor in San Antonio, Texas on Monday.
Wilson County News

Planning & Zoning nixes Lodi Grove PUD proposal

Lodi Grove civil engineer and consultant Lance Elling shares the proposed Lodi Grove Planned Unit Development plans with the City of Floresville Planning & Zoning Committee at a Sept. 8 meeting; those plans were unanimously rejected by the committee a week later. DEVAN SUTTON/Wilson County News. Residents of Floresville desire...

San Antonio kids represent Texas in Times Square for Down syndrome advocacy

On Saturday, the bright lights of New York City's Times Square had some friendly competition when photos of a few San Antonio kids lit up the tourist attraction. Eight-year-old Audrey Diaz is one of five San Antonio-area kids who were recognized in an hour-long video for the National Down Syndrome Society, supported by Clear Channel Communications. Each state was represented and Audrey along with sisters Sadie and Harlow Martinez, Nolah McBride, Andrew Puntel, and Megan Wieland showed off their smiling faces for the San Antonio area.

Podcast: Councilman calls for reform at CPS Energy

Puro Politics is a weekly podcast hosted by columnist Gilbert Garcia, covering the drama and nuance of local government issues. Listen and subscribe on: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS | All Episodes. During last week’s contentious City Council budget-approval meeting, freshman Councilman Mario Bravo proposed...

Texas has the most cases so far in cross-country salmonella outbreak

The CDC is still searching for the source of a multi-state salmonella outbreak that is impacting Texas the most. Of the 127 confirmed infections of the outbreak strain Salmonella Oranienburg, 45 live in Texas, the CDC reported on Sept. 17. Although cases have been reported in 25 total states, no other state has reported more than 13 salmonella infections connected to the outbreak.

Sunken Gardens Could Get a Huge Makeover Into an Amazing Venue

San Antonio, TX — A plan has been developed by the Brackenridge Park Conservancy that could turn the Sunken Garden Theater into an amazing outdoor performance venue!. The plan includes seating for 7,000, with a roof over the fixed stadium seats, a grass seating section, enclosed stage, restored waterfall, expanded entrance, and more.

Major road projects lined up for San Antonio highways

SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — The Texas Department of Transportation joined the San Antonio Mobility Coalition on Monday for the State of the District event to provide updates about ongoing and future roadway construction projects. TxDOT District Engineer Gina Gallegos said the San Antonio district has completed and delivered more...
Wilson County News

St. Hedwig opposes Green Valley SUD wastewater treatment plant

Dee Grimm is the mayor of St. Hedwig in eastern Bexar County.This summarizes a statement presented during a Sept. 14 public meeting. The City of St. Hedwig requests the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) deny the application and corresponding Draft Permit by Green Valley SUD for its proposed wastewater treatment plant on Stapper Road in our city’s extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ)....