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The 81st & 218th Judicial District Community Supervision and Corrections Department (Adult Probation) is currently seeking a qualified applicant for the position of Supervision Officer for ATASCOSA COUNTY. Requirements: A Bachelor’s degree recognized by the Texas Higher Education Coordination Board in Criminology, Corrections, Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement/Police Science, Counseling, Pre-Law, Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Human Services Development, Public Administration, or a related field that has been approved by the Community Justice Assistance Division (CJAD), or one year of graduate study in one of the above mentioned fields, or one year experience in full-time casework, counseling, or community or group work that has been approved by CJAD.  This position requires some evening and/or weekend work. Salary: Negotiable, plus Regular State benefits. Closing Date: Resumes will be taken until November 4, 2014. Procedure: Applicants should submit a typed resume and copy of college transcript to: Mario Bazan, Director, 914 Main Street, Ste #120, Jourdanton, TX  78026 The 81st & 218th Judicial District Community Supervision and Corrections Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 
Mission Road Ministries is a nonprofit organization serving more than 825 children and adults with intellectual & other developmental disabilities each day with residential, day services and vocational programs in San Antonio, Texas helping clients reach independence, productivity and inclusion in the community. Seeking Residential Care Professionals for our Children and Adult Programs; FT, PT.  $8-$10.25/hr. depending on experience and education.  Must be at least 21 years of age; pass background check and drug testing.  Interviews every week. Call for an appointment, 210-924-9265.
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Recognizing The Heroes Among Us




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U.S. Sen. John Cornyn
September 9, 2011 | 1341 views | 1 comment

On September 11, 2001, America experienced the worst terrorist attacks in our nation’s history. This year, we mark the 10th anniversary of that tragic day and remember the thousands of innocent people who lost their lives. As we join the families of the fallen to mourn for those we lost, we also pay tribute to the many who rose to the occasion that day--and since then--to protect their neighbors and defend the freedoms we hold dear.

I’m reminded of the wise words of former President Ronald Reagan, who said, "Those who say that we are in a time when there are no heroes--they just don't know where to look.” As Americans, we need only look to the thousands of men and women -- the fire-fighters, first responders, service members and ordinary citizens -- who risked their lives to save others on the day that changed our nation forever.

This call to duty was answered not only on September 11, but in the days following and throughout the past 10 years. In Texas, we’ve seen thousands of heroes answer the call of duty by serving in the military, joining the intelligence or law enforcement field, or becoming fire-fighters and first responders. These men and women have sacrificed daily to keep their fellow Texans safe -- whether it has been on the front lines in Iraq or Afghanistan, or here at home, securing our schools, communities and businesses.

On this somber anniversary, I challenge all Texans to keep these heroes in your prayers -- our troops, intelligence professionals, law enforcement officers, first responders, and all those who have dedicated their lives to keep us safe and free. They understand the sacrifices they and their families have to make. Let us never leave them in doubt of our gratitude.

Let us also remember those who lost loved ones on 9/11 and in the days that followed. Ten years may seem like a long time to many of us, but for others the memories are all too vivid --and the personal pain all too real.

Finally, the greatest honor we can give to those we lost is to live lives worthy of their sacrifice; to relish the freedoms guaranteed by our Constitution; and to remember that our birthright includes the pursuit of happiness.

May God Bless Texas, and may God Bless America.

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Sen. Cornyn serves on the Finance, Judiciary, Armed Services, and Budget Committees. He serves as the top Republican on the Judiciary Committee's Immigration, Refugees and Border Security subcommittee. He served previously as Texas Attorney General, Texas Supreme Court Justice, and Bexar County District Judge.
 
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