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Found: Basset Hound, Hwy. 97 W./Hospital Blvd., Floresville. Call 830-391-2153 between 9 a.m.-11:30 p.m.

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*Fair Housing notice. All help wanted advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or an intention, to make any such preference limitation or discrimination." This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for help wanted ads, which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis.
Immanuel Lutheran Church is now hiring for a Youth and Family Ministry Director. Pastoral: Minister to youth and their families during Sunday School and other church programs, being present in their lives outside the church walls, available for common concerns and in crisis situations. Leadership: Recruit and nurture Youth and Family Ministry program. Administration : Manage the planning process and coordinate with Pastor and Youth Committee all regular ministries to youth and their families. This includes youth of all ages on Sunday mornings and mid-week events; assisting with Confirmation, special events, trips and retreats, and parent meetings. Stewardship: Ongoing evaluation of the effectiveness of youth programs, manage youth ministry budget, and collaborate with the sponsors of each Youth group. Ability to build, lead, and empower youth. Ability to implement a ministry vision. Familiarity with Lutheran Doctrine required; must be comfortable teaching it and representing Lutheran Theology. Proficient computer skills using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, database, email, internet, and social media. Supervisory experience preferred. Ability to adapt and evaluate curriculum preferred. Must have excellent organization, communication (verbal and written), and listening skills, with a high degree of initiative and accountability. Exceptional interpersonal and relational skills required, with sensitivity to church members and visitors. Understanding and enjoyment of youth and families and guiding their spiritual development. Please send resumes to immanuellavernia@gmail.com or call 830-253-8121.
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Marilyn Davis Byrd, 65, died Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, in her home in Nixon, Texas. She was born in Nixon on Dec. 9, 1945. Marilyn was the former city secretary/administrator for the city of Nixon and a member of the Leesville Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Conley “J.C.” and Armour (Littlefield) Davis; a daughter, Chandra Koenig; and her sister, Gwynel Hartsell.

Marilyn is survived by her husband, John D. “Pete” Byrd of Nixon; two daughters, Wendy Dietrich and husband Derrick of Fredericksburg and Kendra Wuest and husband Jason of Stockdale; two step-sons, Chris Byrd and wife Heidi of College Station and Josh Byrd of Austin; her brother, Jim Ed Davis and wife Margaret of Nixon; three grandchildren, Dax Dietrich, Karlee Wuest, and Teagen Wuest; and nieces, nephews, and many friends.

Visitation took place Wednesday, Feb. 23, from 5-8 p.m. in the Finch Funeral Chapel in Nixon.

A funeral service was held Thursday at 2 p.m. in the funeral chapel, with the Rev. Jack Shuford and the Rev. Jim Kennedy officiating.

Interment followed in the Nixon Cemetery in Nixon.

Serving as pallbearers were Charles Mahan, Malcolm Talley, Verne Colwell, Darrell Morrow, Scott Hartsell, and Duane Hartsell.

Memorial contributions may be made to Guadalupe Regional Hospice, 1215 East Court St., Seguin, TX 78155, or to the American Cancer Society.
 

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