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Cibolo Creek water quality meeting will be April 4 in La Vernia

LA VERNIA – The Texas Water Resources Institute is hosting an April 4 meeting for anyone interested in becoming involved in a partnership to improve and protect the mid and lower Cibolo Creek watershed.


Texas SUV crash kills 4, sends 6 to hospitals

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) Four people died and six more were injured, all foreign nationals, after the sport utility vehicle in which they were traveling crashed while speeding away from deputies.


La Vernia students earn spots in state art contest

More than two dozen artworks by La Vernia High School art students are headed to state competition in the Visual Arts Scholastic Event (VASE) April 26-27 in San Marcos. The students competed Feb. 2 in the Region 20 East VASE event at East Central High School. The competition featured art by students


Bumble founder wants Texas lawmakers to make unwanted sexting a crime

Whitney Wolfe Herd, founder and CEO of Austin-based Bumble, urged a panel of lawmakers Monday to support a measure that would criminalize the sending of unsolicited nude or sexual photos.


Gun in pocket kills Texas country singer Justin Carter while filming music video

A rising Texas country musician died earlier this month when a gun in his pocket went off while he was filming a music video. Fox News reported Justin Carter’s death last week after his mother, Cindy McClennan, confirmed the news to Fox.


C.R. 327 near La Vernia to close for repairs

Prepare for detours, if you drive C.R. 327 (Pittman Road) northwest of La Vernia. According to Wilson County Pct. 3 Commissioner Ernest “Skip” Hajek, C.R. 327 will be closed for work for approximately one week — weather permitting — starting this Friday, March 22.


New face on Texas most-wanted list: MS-13 member with MS-13 tattooed on his face

You don't have to be an expert in gang tattoos to spot the latest addition to Texas' 10 most wanted fugitives list. Authorities in "The Lone Star State" are hoping the listing's newest add won't be tough to find: A gang member whose face is literally branded with "MS-13."


Bluebonnet Parade is March 30!

Get ready for the 40th annual La Vernia Bluebonnet Parade!. This year’s parade will be Saturday, March 30. There’s still time to register your club, organization, business, marching band, etc. by Friday, March 22. There is no charge to enter or participate. Simply download the application at www.LaV


Could Texas' property tax solution be in California?

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Of all the places Gov. Greg Abbott might go for policy ideas, it's hard to imagine a less likely place than California. But the uber-expensive, highly-taxed, bluest-of-blue states may actually hold the answer to an issue Abbott called an "emergency" during his State of the State addr


Popular TV show comes to town and visits several popular locations

The smorgasbord menu at Guero’s Backyard and the eerie hallways of The Magnolia Hotel are just some of Seguin’s treasures that the crew of the PBS television show, “The Daytripper,” explored last week.


Records: Seguin PD created fake police credential for radio executive

SEGUIN, Texas - Internal records obtained by the KSAT 12 Defenders confirm that officials with the Seguin Police Department created a fake police credential for a radio executive last year.


TRAFFIC: I-35 to close Tuesday night at FM 1103 in Cibolo

I-35 will close in both directions late Tuesday night through early Wednesday morning in Cibolo. The interstate will closed at FM 1103 from 9 p.m. Tuesday to 6 a.m. Wednesday.


Gunman opens fire in Stockdale RV park

Edie Upperman had just arrived home to the Quail Ridge RV Park in Stockdale last Wednesday morning after working the night shift at the Circle K convenience store, when she heard a loud noise. She stepped outside her RV to see what was going on, and saw a man with a gun, walking around the RVs and s


Floresville ISD discusses human trafficking

Kara Little with Harvest House in Beaumont presents information about human trafficking March 7 to the Floresville Independent School District counselors, sharing potential indicators of human trafficking to aid in identification of victims. The school district has asked Little to present this impor


City: Death follows police call

The city of Floresville has confirmed the death of an individual after city police responded to a report of a disturbance during the weekend. According to a statement released by City Manager Henrietta Turner Monday afternoon,


No-hitter: Boenig’s pitching leads Seguin baseball to run-rule Memorial 15-0

SAN ANTONIO — Chase Boenig threw a five-inning no-hitter with six strikeouts in a 15-0 road victory over San Antonio Memorial High School on Friday. “The kids went out and played really hard,” Seguin baseball head coach Dusty Brittain said. “Chase threw a lot of strikes and really kind of kept them


San Antonio farmers market moving from Broadway to Live Oak

An established San Antonio farmers market is moving to the Live Oak area on a permanent basis. Starting March 31, the market that was held at the Boardwalk on Broadway for the past nine months is moving to Pat Booker Road, right off Loop 1604, in a lot next to a Starbucks. The Live Oak Farmers Marke


For the love of the game

Henley Merecka, representing the Ryan Merecka Scholarship Fund in honor of her late father, throws out the first pitch for the softball teams March 23 during the opening day of Little League at River Park in Floresville. She is joined by her grandmother — Ryan’s mother — Donna Pastrano. A 2011 Flore


Marion baseball comes up short against Comfort

The Comfort Bobcats plated home twice in the bottom of the seventh to hand the Marion baseball team a 6-5 road loss on Friday. The Bulldogs had a 4-0 lead in the top of the sixth, but Comfort scored two runs in the bottom frame and again in the fifth inning to tie the game up.


Council Candidate Bobby Herrera: A Bit Player in the Bad Old Days

The first time I met Gordon Hartman was over breakfast at the late and legendary El Mirador restaurant. Hartman is now a semi-retired developer and philanthropist whose Morgan’s Wonderland has gained international fame as an imaginative and innovative amusement park for special-needs children.