Thursday, October 8, 2015
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search

Lost & Found

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.
*Includes FREE photo online!
Found: Pony. Call to describe, 830-391-0074.
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

*Fair Housing notice. All help wanted advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or an intention, to make any such preference limitation or discrimination." This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for help wanted ads, which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis.
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.
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos

Video Vault ›
You’ve been granted free access to this subscribers only article.

South Texas Living

Ice Cream Freeze-Off is big success

Ice Cream Freeze-Off is big success
Shown with the prizes they won in the Sam Fore Jr. Wilson County Public Library’s Ice Cream Freeze-Off July 14 are (from left) Austin and Henry Coleman, William Bowen, and Brittany Swiger. The contest was part of the library’s summer reading program, which winds up this month.

E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story
July 25, 2012
Post a comment


The weather in Texas this summer has been steamy and hot, but the Wilson County Public Library cooled down with our annual Ice Cream Freeze-Off on Saturday, July 14. The event was sponsored by the Friends of the Wilson County Public Library as part of the County-Wide Summer Reading Club.

This year’s event sported 53 tasters and 10 different flavors. The flavors entered into the 2012 contest included: Almond Cherry, Big Red, Butter Pecan, Butterfinger, Chocolate, Cinnamon, Honey, Milky Way, and White Chocolate Macadamia Nut. As an added treat for our ice cream tasters, library staff located the handwritten copy of Thomas Jefferson’s Vanilla Ice Cream recipe stored with the Library of Congress and made a batch for sampling.

Our winners this year were William Bowen with his batch of Puddin’ Pop, Brittany Swiger of San Antonio with her entry of Cinnamon, and brothers Austin and Henry Coleman (tied with Brittany) with their Big Red Ice Cream. William Bowen chose the Ice Cream Maker Ball and the popular cookbook Idiots Guide to Homemade Ice Cream; Brittany chose the new soft serve ice cream maker, along with the Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream Cookbook as her prize; and brothers Austin and Henry went home with the decorated basket of ice cream cones and various toppings.

Several of this year’s contestants are planning to crank up the heat for next year’s competition and have vowed to start working on an award-winning recipe for the 2013 Ice Cream Freeze-Off.

For information about library programs, contact us either online or by phone at 830- 393-7361.

Your Opinions and Comments

Be the first to comment on this story!

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Not a subscriber?
Subscriber, but no password?
Forgot password?

South Texas Living Archives