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VideoLost: Shih Tzu, male, golden brown, from C.R. 320 in Floresville. If you have any information call 210-452-1829 or 832-292-3305.
Lost: Small black/white tortoise shell cat, 1-1/2 years old, Aug. 8, Country Hills area, La Vernia, friendly, "Cinnamon" but responds to "Kitty," rhinestone collar w/bell, shots, spayed. Reward! 210-725-8082.

VideoStill missing: Long hair Chihuahua, near 3rd and Hwy. 97, Floresville, she is very missed. If you see her please call Jeri, 409-781-3191.
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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 work directly under the Border Prosecution Unit Initiative dedicated to Human Trafficking/Human Smuggling. 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 fifteen (15) years prosecutorial experience and extensive felony trial experience. Salary commensurate with experience. Resumes will be accepted through close of business, September 3, 2015. EMAIL resumes and cover letters to terireyes@81stda.org or fax to 830-393-2205. DISTRICT ATTORNEY RENE PENA C/O, TERI REYES, Office Manager; 1327 THIRD STREET, FLORESVILLE, TEXAS 78114. Fax 830-393-2205, terireyes@81stda.org.
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Letter: Redistricting maps not about race or ethnicity




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Editor:

Ciro Rodriguez’ recent comments regarding the new proposed redistricting maps as ordered by the court shows the entitlement mentality that predominates in among liberal Hispanic Democrats like Rodriguez.

Rodriguez wants the court to draw a congressional district that is predominantly Hispanic and, by assumption, Democrat so he can have a better chance to win. Besides asking why Rodriguez assumes that all Hispanics are Democrats, it should be asked why he cannot craft a campaign message that appeals to anyone in any new district regardless of race or ethnicity?

The role of an elected official in America should be to represent the views of his or her constituents, not just the views of any one given ethnic/racial group. Rather than complaining about new district maps, and holding up the political process for all Texans, Ciro Rodriguez should stop playing the role of a victimized minority who expects preferential treatment, even in politics.

Rodriguez should roll up his sleeves and campaign in his new district with a message that appeals to all his new constituents, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, and economic status.

GEORGE RODRIGUEZ

President, San Antonio Tea Party
 

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The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
March 7, 2012 1:34pm
 
Well George, now you are on Ciro's, as well as the Floresville city council's, do not invite to lunch list. That's OK though, you are definately on my do lunch list and probably lots of others where the conversation will be ... More ›

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