Cibolo to welcome new charter school this fall
Students pre-K through eighth grade in the Cibolo area will benefit from a new educational opportunity this coming school year. Legacy Traditional Schools, a public, tuition-free network of charter schools, is opening its new Legacy Traditional Cibolo campus in the fall
Two swimmers who went missing found safely on San Marcos River, sheriffs office says
Update 4:30 p.m.:The swimmers have been found safely, according to the sheriffs office. Original story:The Guadalupe County Sheriffs Office is searching for two tubers who went missing on Tuesday. The tubers were on the San Marcos River, downstream from the Sons Blue River Camp, according to a news release form the sheriffs office. The swimmers are described as a male wearing khaki shorts and no shirt and a female wearing a black T-shirt and gray shorts, according to the news release. Anyone who sees them is asked to contact the sheriffs office at 830-379-1224 or 911 if its an emergency.
Man wounded in shootout with Guadalupe County deputies
Man wounded in shootout with Guadalupe County deputiesA man wanted on felony charges was wounded in a shootout with Guadalupe County Sheriffs deputies who were attempting to arrest him Tuesday, officials said. A man wanted on felony charges was wounded in a shootout with Guadalupe County Sheriffs deputies who were attempting to arrest him Tuesday, officials said. Photo: Larry W. Smith/Getty Images Photo: Larry W. Smith/Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Man wounded in shootout with Guadalupe County deputies 1 / 1 Back to GalleryA man wanted on felony charges was wounded in a shootout with Guadalupe County Sheriffs deputies who were attempting to arrest him, officials saidSheriff Arnold Zwicke said the incident began when deputies were attempting to arrest the 25-year-old man on a warrant for felony drug charges at about 4 p.m. Tuesday in the 2200 block of Weil Road. Zwicke said three deputies were approaching a camper trailer when the man, whom police have yet to identify, started shooting at them through the units walls. The man then exited the trailer and continued exchanging fire with the deputies, Zwicke said.mysanantonio.com
Schertz weighs options amid pandemic
Schertz weighs options amid pandemicIn the wake of Mayor Ralph Gutierrezs March 20 declaration of a community disaster and public health emergency, the coronavirus pandemic and what to do about it dominated the March 25 Schertz City Council meeting. Sitting at least six feet apart in a largely empty council chamber, city leaders and staff debated what actions they should take. Maggie Titterington, president of The Chamber, which covers the Schertz-Cibolo-Selma area, told city council that the local business community was struggling. A vote on a compromise to keep the emergency declaration in place until April 14 passed four to three with Scott, Hayward and Brown dissenting. Schertz also has a particular jurisdiction problem regarding enforcement of the pandemic restrictions, Councilman Mark Davis pointed out.mysanantonio.com
Guadalupe County alerts residents about possible exposure to coronavirus at Schertz grocery store
Guadalupe County alerts residents about possible exposure to coronavirus at Schertz grocery storePeople enjoy live music at Pickrell Park in Schertz on a Friday afternoon in June 2019. less People enjoy live music at Pickrell Park in Schertz on a Friday afternoon in June 2019. The risk of contracting the virus from these exposures is low, and isolation is not required for anyone that does not have symptoms, reads a news release issued by Guadalupe County Judge Kyle Kutscher. On ExpressNews.com: Guadalupe County alerts area residents about possible exposure to coronavirus at Schertz grocery storeSymptoms include fever, cough, sore throat and shortness of breath. People who were at the Schertz H-E-B Plus, 17460 IH 35 North, during the specified time period should monitor themselves closely for the symptoms until March 30, 14 days after the possible exposure, county officials said.mysanantonio.com
Guadalupe County reports first case of COVID-19, Boerne confirms second case
Guadalupe County reports first case of COVID-19, Boerne confirms second caseGuadalupe County officials declared a local state of emergency and confirmed the county's first case of COVID-19 on Friday. Guadalupe County officials declared a local state of emergency and confirmed the county's first case of COVID-19 on Friday. Guadalupe County Judge Kyle Kutscher said the coronavirus case was the result of exposure through travel, as opposed to community spread. Local officials were informed of the first case in the county by the Texas Department of State Health Services. The declaration activates the county emergency management plan and authorizes Guadalupe County authorities to take any actions necessary to promote health and suppress disease.mysanantonio.com
Guadalupe County's first-ever emergency shelter opens for abused, neglected children
The very first emergency children's shelter in Guadalupe County is now open, taking in children since early October. A nonprofit called Trulight127 originally just provided supportive services to families who foster or adopt children removed from their homes. She has roughly 80 local licensed foster families ready to take in children, but said that isn't enough for the constant flow of emergency cases. They call the shelter, "Youth Village," which sits next to an administration and training center, as well as a big playground and sandbox. The Youth Village is able to house children ages 0 to 17.
New charges for Seguin woman who lived with mother's decomposing body for 3 years
SEGUIN - A Seguin woman accused of letting her mother die and decompose in their home for three years will be arraigned Tuesday, according to Guadalupe County court records. Delissa Crayton, 47, was indicted last month on three criminal charges, records show. The discovery of the remains shocked residents in that neighborhood. In the indictment, prosecutors accuse Delissa Crayton of ignoring her mother's "screams for help" and preventing her teenaged daughter from helping Jacqueline Crayton as well. Jacqueline Crayton was a beloved employee of Seguin ISD, serving in several positions in the district from 1965 until retiring in 2000.
Information sought in murder case dating back to 2006
Guadalupe County Crime Stoppers is seeking new information to help crack the almost 12-year-old murder case of Amber Lyn Smith, 28, who was reported missing in January 2006. Her body was found under a bridge about 10 miles from Lake McQueeney 18 days later.
Husband of Guadalupe County District Clerk indicted on theft-related felony charges
The husband of the Guadalupe County District Clerk turned himself in to law enforcement authorities Thursday, days after a grand jury indicted him on two felony theft-related counts. Copyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.
Guadalupe County Crime Stoppers seeks mail theft suspect
Guadalupe County Crime Stoppers is asking for help to track down a man accused of stealing mail in Guadalupe, Comal and Bexar counties for more than a year. Investigators are looking for Brian Casey Galindo on a charge of engaging in organized criminal activity. They said hes running a scheme to steal checks and/or personal information since spring 2018. Anyone with information is asked to call Guadalupe County Crime Stoppers at 877-403-8477. Copyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.
Pickup truck driver killed in crash with Amtrak train in Guadalupe County
MARION, Texas - The driver of a dually pickup truck died after his vehicle crashed into an Amtrak train Friday morning in Guadalupe County, officials said. According to the Guadalupe County Sheriff's Office, the pickup truck crossed the tracks and didn't yield to the train around 9:30 a.m. in the 1000 block of FM 78 east of Marion. Witnesses said the train sounded its horn and it didn't appear the truck driver acknowleged the train, a news release said. The train left the crash scene around 1:20 p.m., leaving one railcar that was damaged by debris from the crash, Amtrak Public Relations Manager Marc Magliari said. Each year, about 2,000 people are killed or injured in grade crossing and trespassing incidents nationwide.
Toyota supplier to bring 900 jobs to Cibolo
CIBOLO, Texas - A supplier for Toyota and other automakers is expected to break ground in September on a new manufacturing plant in Cibolo that officials say will provide 900 full-time jobs. City Manager Robert Herrera called it "probably the largest development project that has occurred in the last 10, 15 years." That upgrade isn't a certainty yet, but Judge Nelson Wolff thinks the county's actions may have helped the Cibolo deal along. "I think the supplier, when they saw us step up, felt more confident about the long term viability of the Toyota plant here. "Those 900 people, many of them are going to live here in Bexar County," Wolff said.