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Found: Male MinPin?, about 2 years old, not fixed, sweet, very smart, on Sept. 25 inside Floresville Walmart, healthy, no fleas, clean teeth, manicured nails, will keep if owner not found. 830-542-0280.
Lost: Chihuahua, black, tan, and white male, "Spy," very small, off F.M. 775, across from the Woodlands on Sept. 26, he is missed dearly. Call 830-391-5055.
Lost: Men's wallet, Sept. 21 at Wal-Mart fuel center in Floresville, left on side of truck, medical IDs needed. If found call 210-827-9753, no questions asked.
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ON-CALL CRISIS POOL WORKERS NEEDED. Part-time positions are available for after hours “on-call” crisis workers to respond to mental health crisis for Wilson and Karnes Counties. Duties include crisis interventions, assessments, referrals to stabilization services, and referrals for involuntary treatment services according to the Texas Mental Health Laws. You must have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, sociology, social work, nursing, etc. On-call hours are from 5 p.m.-8 a.m. weekdays, weekends and holidays vary. If selected, you must attend required training and must be able to report to designated safe sites within 1 hour of request for assessment. Compensation is at a rate of $200 per week plus $100 per completed and submitted crisis assessment, and mileage. If interested call Camino Real Community Services, 210-357-0359.
Henry Howard Services is accepting applications for QUALIFIED and EXPERIENCED vacuum, end dump and winch truck drivers. Applicants must have a class A CDL with tanker endorsement. Hazmat endorsement preferred but not required. Call 830-569-8144 for more information or pick up an application at 980 Humble Camp Rd, Pleasanton, Texas 78064. 
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What’s fueling food prices?

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WACO -- Consumers can expect to pay 3 percent to 4 percent more for food this year, according to the Consumer Price Index (CPI), and experts say the sudden increase is tied to a sharp rise in fuel costs and commodity prices, among other factors.

Fuel prices are a major component of food production. Nearly half of retail food price increases (44 percent) come from fuel, transportation, and energy costs. Comparatively, raw farm products contribute less than a third (29 percent).

Rising fuel prices affect every stop in the food production chain, starting in the field where the crops are grown. Farmers and ranchers are paying more for basic business inputs like diesel to power equipment and fertilizers that foster plant growth. Manufacturing and processing facilities also must account for the rising cost of fuel.

Commodity prices also have been increasing, due to rising global demand and recent supply disruptions around the world. Although the costs of raw farm products are higher, processed foods are more likely to post noticeable price increases.

Ultimately, food prices are expected to level out, and consumers can expect to pay only slight increases over the long term. As for the men and women who grow our food, they will continue providing the fresh produce, grains, and dairy products that stock our grocery store shelves, while trying to maintain profitable and lasting businesses.

The Texas Farm Bureau works to provide a voice for Texas farmers, ranchers, rural citizens, and everyone interested in preserving and protecting this way of life. Visit

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