Thursday, May 5, 2016
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search


Preview the Paper Preview the Paper

Preview this week's Paper
A limited number of pages are displayed in this preview.
Preview this Week’s Issue ›
Subscribe Today ›

Lost & Found


VideoReward! Trooper, gray and white male cat is missing from C.R. 429, Stockdale, he might have been accidentally transported off, missing since 11/13/2015. Call 512-629-2005.
Lost: Border Collie, black and white male, one eye, microchipped, C.R. 319/F.M. 775 area. 210-382-2167.
Terrier mix, female, "Marma," missing near F.M. 427/C.R. 537, 30 lbs., orange/red medium length fur, can be extremely shy. Call or text if seen, 210-440-3889.
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

The 81st Judicial District Attorney’s office is seeking candidates for the position of an Administrative Assistant. Duties will include but not limited to: answering incoming calls and greeting visitors, prepare discovery for defense bar as required, providing administrative and clerical support to the ADAs and District Attorney, assist in general office work and perform related duties as follows: Operate a multi-line telephone switchboard, proficient use of software applications and computer equipment, scanning and compiling files for eDiscovery, filing and creating court files, generating reports as required. Applicants must have at least five (5) years of administrative assistant experience, strong computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) ability to multi-task, excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Some heavy lifting (about 40 pounds) required. Please mail, fax or email resumes and cover letters to the address and email below. DEADLINE FOR RESUME SUBMISSION IS MAY 6, 2016 AT 5 P.M. District Attorney Rene Pena, C/O Teri Reyes, Office Manager, 1327 THIRD STREET, FLORESVILLE, TEXAS 78114. Fax 830-393-2205. terireyes@81stda.org.
Billing Clerk: Must have Quick Books and Open Invoice experience. Cortex software is a plus. MS Office applications, computer equipment, scanning, and filing a must. Application - call Engineered Well Service Floresville, Tx 830-216-0509.
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





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

South Texas Living


Polished Edge: Kevin Ryan of ‘Copper’ on BBC America


Polished Edge: Kevin Ryan  of ‘Copper’ on BBC America


E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story
Celebrity Q&A
September 12, 2012
3,161 views
Post a comment

Q: As an Irishman in America, what did you learn about being a cop in Manhattan’s largely Irish-American Five Points neighborhood in 1864?

A: As a cop, you were in a gang. That’s what these guys were. They were all gangs. Even the politicians were gangs; they just got more power. And you’ll see that in the show.

Q: Did you do much research?

A: When I initially went out for the audition, I knew (nothing) about it. When I knew I booked it, I went to New York and spent a lot of time with a history professor at NYU and a historian, so I was able to get two tours of the city. There’s history that isn’t documented. I was able to spend about nine days researching going down to where the original Five Points was, police museums, New York Historical Society. That was, for me, so important. I was able to get books, as well, on New York. I went to the Tenement Museum.

I did an enormous amount of reading. There were documentaries I got a hold of, which happened to be the same ones Tom and Barry (executive producers Tom Fontana and Barry Levinson) were looking at as well, which is great, because you know you’re on the right track.

History over here is so quick. What happened in 200 years would have taken 1,500 years in Ireland. It all happened at once, and there’s so much of the minutiae, the little details, that you find out.
 

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


WCN Photo Contest HHF
WWII Clippings HHF
Coupon Q&A HHF-right
coupon home-rght
Allstate & McBride RealtyHeavenly Touch homeTriple R DC ExpertsEast Central Driving SchoolVoncille Bielefeld home

  Copyright © 2007-2016 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.