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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.
Found: 2 brindle cows, on Sept. 12, at the end of La Gura Rd. in South Bexar County, located between South Loop 1604 and the San Antonio River, Gillett Rd. on east and Schultz Rd. on the west. Call after 8 p.m., 210-310-9206.
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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The Floresville Independent School District is accepting applications for District Wide Custodian Positions, 2:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. shift. Applications may be obtained online at or contact Sylvia Campa at 830-393-5300 ext. 14002 for appointments. FISD Personnel Office is located at 1200 5th St., Floresville, Texas. 830-393-5300 (Office hours: 8:00-4:00). Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. An Equal Opportunity Employer.
Office help needed: Must be organized, knowledgeable with Microsoft and Quickbooks, must pass background and drug test prior to employment. Apply by email or apply in person at 952 FM 99 Whitsett, TX 78075.
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FHS FFA Public Realtions Team wins at state competition

FHS FFA Public Realtions Team wins at state competition
Texas FFA State First Vice President Taylor Shackelford (far left) and Texas FFA State Officer Abby Prause (far right) congratulate the Floresville FFA Public Relations Team, which placed fifth in the Texas FFA State Public Relations Leadership Development Contest at Sam Houston State University. Team members are (from left) Taylor Wall, Hannah Sawers, Ashlyn Talley, Georgia Dunn, and Mark Jarzombek, advisor.

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December 14, 2011
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By Ashlyn Talley

The Floresville FFA Public Relations Team competed at the Texas FFA State Leadership Contests on Dec. 2-3, held on the campus of Sam Houston State University. Team members Ashlyn Talley, Georgia Dunn, Hannah Sawers, and Taylor Wall had previously competed in the Guadalupe Valley District FFA Leadership Contests, placing first; and placed second in the Area VII FFA Leadership Contests.

In the state contest, the team must give a 5-8 minute presentation about the FFA to an audience that knows nothing about it and answer questions. This year’s target audience is the school board.

The team competed in the state semifinals Dec. 2 against nine other teams from all over the state. The team finished in fourth place, qualifying them to compete in the finals.

In the finals, they competed against nine other teams again and finished fifth overall.

There were 326 FFA Public Relations teams that competed across the state this fall and Floresville FFA has the fifth-best. This is the highest that any leadership team from Floresville has placed in the Texas FFA State Leadership Contest Finals, having competed three previous times.

The Floresville FFA Public Relations Team would like to thank all of their parents for the help and support throughout the fall semester as they planned for contests. The team would also like to thank Mrs. Hubbert, Mrs. Jarzombek, and members of the Floresville High School staff for their criticism and help to prepare for contests.

The Floresville FFA advisors and team coaches are Mark Jarzombek and Mike Billings.

For more information about the FFA or leadership teams, contact the Floresville High School Ag Department at 830-393-5370.

Ashlyn Talley is the Floresville FFA reporter.

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