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VideoLost: Lab/Pit, missing evening of Mon., June 6, between 5-8 p.m., from Shannon Ridge Subdivision, Floresville, his name is Buster. Call 210-331-8966 if found.

VideoLost: Yellow Maine Coon named Felix, missing since May 22 from F.M. 536, Floresville. Call if found, 210-365-6305.
Found: Husky on Hwy. 181 in Floresville near Whataburger. Call 210-997-6010.
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Maverick Grill is hiring wait staff, bus staff, line cook, and dishwasher. Apply in person Mon.-Fri. between 2-5 p.m., 6671 U.S. Hwy. 181 North, Floresville. 830-216-2712.
Diesel Mechanics Needed Coastal Plains Trucking is currently hiring for Diesel Mechanics to work in the following locations: Stockdale, TX – Charlotte, TX – Jal, NM (housing provided at this location only) These positions are full time and offers medical, dental, vision, STD, Life, 401k benefits and bi-weekly pay. Mechanic Responsibilities: Vehicle Maintenance and Repair on Transport and Bobtail Tanker trucks. Qualifications: Must have own tools Certification in Brakes is a plus Experience preferred working on Diesel trucks. Prefer experience working on Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks and PACCAR, Cummins and engines. Experience changing tires and performing all PM work. Detail oriented, organized, takes pride in work and is safety minded. Compensation - Depending on experience – hourly pay with overtime. CDL NOT REQUIRED To apply: Log in to www.coastalplainsllc.com to complete an application Or contact Human Resources at 830-996-3002.
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Afternoon blaze incinerates vacant structures


Afternoon blaze incinerates vacant structures
WILLIAM J. GIBBS JR./Reprints at wilsoncountynews.com Rising smoke darkens the sky above an abandoned house burning on C.R. 117, with the only illumination coming from the glowing flames.


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Wilson County News
July 14, 2011, 5:09pm
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FLORESVILLE -- Firefighters from both stations of the Floresville Volunteer Fire Department are fighting triple-digit temperatures and a stubborn blaze on C.R. 117 near the San Antonio River.

J.W. Shiflett said he reported the fire at 2:55 p.m. He was setting corners for a new fence nearby when he saw smoke. Shiflett said he drove up to investigate when he realized that an abandoned barn was ablaze.

Wind swept the flames to the roadway and up a hill to a vacant farmhouse, which was also consumed. An active electrical connection and the lack of available water nearby hampered firefighters’ efforts to save the structure.

As of 4:43 p.m., firefighters from the Floresville Volunteer Fire Department and the Floresville-Cañada Verde Volunteer Fire Department remained at the scene.
 

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One Voice  
Floresville  
July 14, 2011 9:43pm
 
It must have blazed back up - around 8:30 - I called 911. It looked under control when I was driving back home. ... but, boy, it was exploding when I first saw it at 8:30 pm!! Stay safe all.

 
Elaine K.  
Floresville  
July 14, 2011 6:00pm
 
Thank you for being on the scene, William. And thanks to all the volunteer firefighters who always rush to the aid of those in need. Honestly, I cannot imagine being in that heat battling a blaze on a day as hot as today. Thank ... More ›

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