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Lost & Found

If you are missing a pet in Floresville, be sure to check the Floresville holding facility. Animals are only kept for 3 days. Contact Las Lomas K-9 Rescue, 830-581-8041.
Lost: Black female Chihuahua named Gloomy and black male Chihuahua named Rico, from CR 126, Floresville, missed dearly by their family! Call 210-428-3803. 
Lost: Small black female dog, no collar, her name is Shortcake, has long hair, Sutherland Springs area. Call 830-391-5099.
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VP Racing Fuels, Inc. is accepting applications for full-time warehouse personnel, must be willing to perform physical work outside and overtime, must pass background check and drug test, excellent benefits offered. Fax 210-635-7999; email resumes@vpracingfuels.com; 7124 Richter Road, Elmendorf, TX.
Watershed Foreman wanted. The San Antonio River Authority is looking for a dynamic and highly qualified Watershed & Park Operations Foreman. This position provides day-to-day supervision of the operation and maintenance activities of the San Antonio River Watershed. Minimum Requirements: HS/GED 5 yrs of progressive experience in general landscaping/or agricultural-type vegetative maintenance, assigning, and supervising. We offer an outstanding benefits package which includes fully paid employee health, vision, dental, & life insurance, paid vacation, generous retirement benefits, etc. Visit www.sara-tx.org/public_information/employment.php for more information!
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Meet Wilson!


Meet Wilson!
The Wilson County News NIE program extended a warm welcome to Wilson, the NIE mascot Oct. 27, 2004, his adoption day. He received his name from a Stockdale Elementary class shortly after. When he was adopted, he knew that his calling in life was to encourage children to read newspapers, but, he couldn't remember his past! So NIE students helped him jog his memory by writing the following "story" about his life.


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August 4, 2008
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"Hey! Did you know that before I was Wilson, the mascot, I was just a regular kid like you? I was born on a nice spring day in April. My mom’s name is Pink Lady and my dad’s name is Jonathan Gold. I do not have any brothers or sisters. I have a pet worm named Bookworm. I named him Bookworm because I like to read to him. I like to read because it helps me learn about many different things. Because I like reading so much, I became interested in reading the newspaper. The newspaper gives you information. Do you want to know why I became the NIE mascot? I became the NIE mascot because I want to encourage you to read the newspaper. So,if you want to learn something new, pick up a newspaper and start reading."
(Provided by a Floresville Primary student)

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Wilson County Papa  
Altus,Ok  
April 3, 2009 3:10pm
 
 
Wilson, you sure are a great big help to all the school kids in Wilson County. I am very proud of the outstanding job you are doing for the community. ... Read More Read More
 
 
Another Mother  
Floresville  
April 3, 2009 1:45pm
 
 
Did you know that Wilson is having a birthday in a couple of weeks? Watch for details ...
 
 
Wilson County Mom  
at home  
April 3, 2009 1:01am
 
 
Wilson, I think you are the 'COOLEST' mascot in the world!!!

I love your bright red color, your big smile and the way you talk with your hands.

Seeing you around ... Read More Read More
 

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