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Actively seeking a CDL driver, Floresville, TX., must have a VALID Class A driver license, clean driving record, and minimum 5 years’ driving experience. Responsibilities include hauling equipment and plastic to and from location. Driver is in charge of maintaining cleanliness and maintenance of vehicle. There is no set schedule, hours vary and traveling is involved. Call Mustang Energy Services, 830-393-1034.
The City of Floresville is currently accepting applications for the following position: ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER PART-TIME. A complete job description and application form may be obtained at City Hall, 1120 D Street, Floresville, Texas 78114, Monday – Friday, 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.; or Floresville website, Deadline to submit application is 5:00 PM on February 5, 2016. The City of Floresville is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, nationality, related medical condition or handicap.
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Youthful antics

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Rudy Elizondo
May 9, 2012 | 2,112 views | Post a comment

I sometimes think of the silly things we did as youngsters. In our journalism class in high school, we would recite this silly poem. “Starkle, starkle, little twink, who the heck you are, I think. I’m not under the alcofluence of incohol although some thinkle peep I are.”

After school, we would walk down to the city bus stop. As soon as we boarded the bus, the noisy group would yell, “Does your father work?” The loud response was, “No, he’s a bus driver.” I wonder if this practice still persists.

After school, I worked as an usher at the newly built Woodlawn Theatre. After the last movie and the theater closed for the night, we would ride the bus home. When we passed a restaurant on the way, one of my friends would say, “I named one of the waitresses there ‘Pancakes.’” When I asked why, he would say, “Because she is really stacked.”

There were two popular songs that we merged into a combined rendition. “In the middle of May I met a girl named June. Now June is busting out all over.”

When I went on one of my Naval Reserve cruises, my then-girlfriend, now wife Gloria, would write me a letter. On the back of the envelope, she would leave a bright red imprint of her lips with the letters “SWAK” (Sealed With A Kiss). This was a popular practice.

Rudy Elizondo is Julia Castro’s nephew and formerly of Floresville.

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