Saturday, January 31, 2015
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search


Lost & Found

Our beloved Gracie is missing since October, Dachshund/Lab mix, microchipped, about 30 pounds, black with little white. $1000 reward for safe return. Call with any information, 830-393-9999 or 419-250-9099.
Found: Pretty white medium female dog, Jan. 11, in Homeplace Subdivision, Adkins, has black spot over eye, very friendly and sweet, misses owner, must find home, cannot keep. 210-649-1886.
Lost: English bulldog, friendly male, "Scooter," chipped and fixed, missing off Gillette Rd. in Elmendorf, he is greatly missed. Any information, call 210-778-6522.
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Driver needed. Driver must have CDL with hazmat. Must pass physical, background check, and drug/alcohol test. Paid training, paid uniforms, paid family insurance (medical and dental), paid holidays and vacation. Call 830-393-2533, Smith Gas Company.
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 ›

Tips from the Coupon Queen


Coupon tips and comments




E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story

Disclaimer:
Jill Cataldo is responsible for this content, which is not edited by the Wilson County News or wilsoncountynews.com.

CTW Features
December 12, 2012 | 866 views | 2 comments

I love receiving email from my readers, and they often write in with great coupon tips of their own! Here’s a sampling:

Dear Jill, You may have mentioned this already, but couponers can use the back of scrap paper instead of using a brand new sheet for coupon printing. They just have to make sure they’re not printing on paper with personal or confidential information on the other side. The printer should show how to place the paper correctly in order to print on the blank side. This way, you save money and trees! - P.D.

Dear P.D., This is a great tip! I keep a box next to my printer that holds junk paper from around the house. If you have kids in school, you know that schools are a never-ending source of notes, newsletters and announcements. Flip them over and print on the back!

Dear Jill, It’s so important to print and carry the coupon policies of your stores with you. Most major stores and pharmacies post guidelines on their websites. It only takes a minute to print, and then you have the policy on hand in case you need it at checkout. When my supermarket has a buy one, get one free sale, you don’t have to buy two items. If you buy one, it’s half the price on the sign. I do this sometimes when I only have one coupon for an item and don’t want to buy the second and spend more than I have to. Sometimes I will get a cashier who says I have to buy two to get the deal, and I just pull out the policy from my coupon wallet and show it to them. It is easy and fast to be prepared! - Bea D.

Dear Bea, I agree. If you carry your coupons in a coupon wallet, it’s easy to print each policy, fold it up and keep it in the corresponding store’s pocket. Then, in the event that you need the policy, it’s right there. You should also periodically check the store’s website in case it makes a policy change so you always have the newest version on hand.

Dear Jill, If you are new to couponing, it helps to ask a lot of questions. I spend a lot of time reading your coupon blog. You have the patience of Job with all of the questions new couponers ask! I have never seen a site as friendly for beginners as yours. I don’t think you talk about your blog enough! - Rosie L.

Dear Rosie, I appreciate all the kind words about my blog, jillcataldo.com. When I started writing it in 2008, I wanted to create the kind of website I wished for when I first started couponing. These days, there are several sites for experienced couponers, but there aren’t so many for beginners.

My blog is a trove of information for anyone learning to coupon. I answer questions from my readers, and I post each week’s best coupon deals in an easy-to-understand step-by-step format. I also link to spam-free sources for printable and electronic coupons, tools to match coupons to sales and articles related to couponing trends or topics in the news. It’s a great destination for anyone seeking more coupon knowledge!
 
« Previous Blog Entry (December 5, 2012)
 


Your Opinions and Comments

 
Alvin Charmaine  
December 14, 2012 3:13am
 
 
I never get coupons for meat.

This is texas, we want discount sirloin.
 
 
Webmaster  
Floresville  
December 12, 2012 12:29pm
 
 
Coupons in today’s paper:
•Free Drink at Murphy USA, 3A
•Free Gallon of Tea at Golden Chick, 3A
•$6.99 haircut special at Rios Salon, 3A
•Free appetizer at Texas Road-house, ... Read More Read More
 

Share your comment or opinion on this story!


You must be logged in to post comments:



Other Tips from the Coupon Queen

Tips from the Coupon Queen bio header
WCN Coupons tips from the coupon queen
Voncille Bielefeld homeHeavenly Touch homeSacred Heart SchoolEast Central Driving SchoolWilson's Auto ChooserTriple R DC ExpertsChester WilsonBlue Moon Karaoke & DJAllstate & McBride RealtyDrama Kids

  Copyright © 2007-2015 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.