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Found: Young male Black Lab, first week in October, wearing orange collar, friendly, on C.R. 158 off F.M. 2579. Call Jeanette at 830-391-4036 to claim.
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: Kitten, 5 months old, Jack disappeared Wed., Oct. 7 from Oak Hill Road, La Vernia, no collar, not neutered. Text/call, 210-464-2486.
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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.
The 81st Judicial District Attorney’s office, which includes Frio, La Salle, Atascosa, Karnes and Wilson Counties, is accepting resumes for an Assistant District Attorney position. The selected candidate will manage a specialized caseload with a focus on criminal enterprise, human trafficking/human smuggling and other cases as needed. Responsibilities of the position include working closely with Federal, State and Local law enforcement agencies, felony intake, preparation of cases for grand jury, negotiating pleas, and representation of the State of Texas in pretrial proceedings, as well as in criminal bench trials and jury trials in District Court. All applicants must be a graduate of an accredited law school and licensed to practice law by the State of Texas and have a minimum of five (5) years prosecutorial experience with felony cases and extensive trial experience. Salary commensurate with experience. Resumes will be accepted through the close of business October 19, 2015. Please EMAIL resumes and cover letters to terireyes@81stda.org. DISTRICT ATTORNEY RENE PENA. C/O Teri Reyes, Office Manager, 1327 Third St., Floresville, Texas  78114, fax 830-393-2205. terireyes@81stda.org.
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National AMBER Alert Awareness Day — January 13

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Texas Department of Public Safety
January 13, 2012, 10:19am
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In recognition of the AMBER Alert program’s success towards recovering abducted children, Texas will join the nation in observing the National AMBER Alert Awareness Day on January 13, 2012.

AMBER stands for America’s Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response, named for 9-year-old Amber Hagerman, who was kidnapped and murdered in Arlington, Texas, in 1996. Shortly after Amber Hagerman’s death, law enforcement and media representatives in the Dallas/Fort Worth area created the first AMBER Alert program, serving as a model plan nationwide for alerting the public regarding abducted children. Currently, every state in the U.S. has an AMBER Alert Plan, in addition to several countries around the world. January 13 marks the anniversary of Amber Hagerman’s abduction, and became the date selected by the U.S. Department of Justice for National AMBER Alert Awareness Day.

In August of 2002, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) implemented its statewide Texas AMBER Alert Network, complementing existing local AMBER Alert programs. Activation of the Texas AMBER Alert Network involves the dedicated resources of:
· Texas Department of Public Safety
· Office of the Governor
· National Weather Service
· Texas Department of Transportation
· Local, state and federal law enforcement
· Media
· Texas Association of Broadcasters
· Independent Bankers Association of Texas
· Texas Lottery Commission
· BeyondMissing.com
· The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) was added as a state partner in 2005, providing notification to the public through wireless carriers, content providers and major retailers.

Since the Texas AMBER Alert Network’s creation in 2002, DPS has issued 75 AMBER Alerts. A total of 82 missing children were recovered safely. Note: Some alerts have involved more than one child.

If your child is missing:
Immediately call your local law enforcement agency to file a missing persons report.
Be prepared to provide law enforcement with the most recent photo of the child, a detailed description of what the child was wearing and any other information that could help identify the child or the abductor, such as vehicle and license plate information.

Members of the general public can also register to receive AMBER Alerts via text messages on their wireless telephones by visiting www.wirelessamberalerts.org. The wireless industry has partnered with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (www.missingkids.com) to provide this service.

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