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Section A: General News


Officials: City pool safe




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WCN Correspondent
July 3, 2012 | 2,480 views | 12 comments

FLORESVILLE -- The life of a young girl was saved June 26 here, thanks to the quick action of the lifeguards at the Floresville City Pool. . . .

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POFPO  
Floresville  
July 10, 2012 7:25pm
 
I have no commented lately, but feel the need to do so now. It's bad enough for all the cover ups in City Hall, but this is shamefull. For Joslin to instruct the Lifeguard not to comment, why? I'll tell you why. Joslin thinks ... More ›

 
Mr. Tibbs  
Floresville  
July 10, 2012 12:04pm
 
Based on the comments here about the conditions of the city pool, i would say we are more than ready to manage an expensive system of new ball fields and the accompanying facilities !!!!

 
Turbo  
Wilson County  
July 10, 2012 9:43am
 
Im not going to comment on the facts surrounding this incident, but if first impressions are any indication, When you walk into this pool, and look around at the way it looks, you can tell that it is managed on a shoestring budget. ... More ›

 
TigerLily  
Floresville  
July 10, 2012 4:48am
 
First of all, we all hope the little girl is doing much better. Second, I know from a reliable source that the lifeguards were told not to say anything. Third, this was probably an accident waiting to happen. Sorry, but it ... More ›

 
txeagle  
Floresville  
July 9, 2012 9:10pm
 
Hello this is the txeagle,(the floresville, Defender). Who saved the little girls life was a friend of the little girls Mom. What the Wilson County news and the City Manager and Ms. Palacios, were all very mistaken. Ms. Palacios, ... More ›

 
JG  
Floresville  
July 9, 2012 9:06pm
 
Glad I don't have to rely on them to be "viligant" Tyra. I'm not the grammar police, but it sure is funny to watch someone accuse others of not being able to spell in the same breath they misspell a $2 word. Makes ... More ›

 
Tyra  
FloTown  
July 9, 2012 11:21am
 
Are you kidding me? The city cannot even run its own accounting system (much less know how to spell it) and we are relying on them to know how many lifeguards there are suppose to be at a pool at a given time. People need to ... More ›

 
newguyntown  
floresville  
July 7, 2012 10:11am
 
Obviously the city is worried due to liability concerns, reading the article though, what is the recognized standrd when it comes to lifeguards per person per pool size according to the industry norms. Does the Floresville policy ... More ›

 
txeagle  
Floresville  
July 7, 2012 10:00am
 
Hello this is the txeagle,(the floresville, Defender) been investigating the case that happen on the 26th of June 2012, that happen in the Floresville public swimming pool. I went to the swimming pool to ask some questions. Mike ... More ›

 
Airborne Trooper  
wilson cty  
July 6, 2012 8:24am
 
I am very grateful the little girl was saved and she is ok, but it does sound like the city needs to look into the safety at the pool. We as a whole sometimes get a little laxed when performing our jobs. I hope this is a wake ... More ›

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