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Have you seen Bear? Reward! Black Manx cat (no tail), shy, short legs, 9 years old, needs shots, missing since October, Tower Lake area. 210-635-7560.
Lost: Calf, red and black tiger striped, white faced, Oak Hill Rd. off U.S. Hwy. 87, La Vernia. Call Carrol, 210-488-3071. 
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.
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Karnes/Wilson Juvenile Probation Department is seeking the following positions: Juvenile Probation Officer: Must be degreed in Criminal Justice or related field with experience working with children and parents. Position is year round supervising juvenile offenders, making recommendations to court, curfew checks, and being on call. Attendance/Juvenile Probation Officer: Must be degreed in Criminal Justice or related field with experience working with children and parents. The Attendance Officer works same hours as the school districts providing prevention services to children and parents who have issues with truancy. Juvenile Probation Officer will manage a small caseload of juvenile offenders making recommendations to court, curfew checks, and being on call. Position is year round.  Individual must be versatile and able to separate prevention from intervention skills. Prevention Specialist: Position acts as a drill instructor within the environment of the Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Program (JJAEP). Follows JJAEP school calendar. This is a quasi-military program, so prior military experience a plus. Degreed individual preferred with experience working with children. Must be a Juvenile Supervision Officer or be able to obtain the certification. Administrative Prevention Specialist: Position acts as a drill instructor but takes on administrative assistant role to the Assistant Chief within the Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Program (JJAEP). Position will include direct contact with the child and parent. Must be a Juvenile Supervision Officer or able to obtain. Prefer degreed individual. Must have knowledge of military procedures. To apply send resume to n-schmidt@kwjpd.com.
Irrigation, landscape helper needed for local landscape company. To apply call 830-393-4534, leave name and number or call cell phone 210-508-0073.
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Healthy Living: Ring in New Year safely




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If you’re planning on ringing in the New Year with fireworks, make sure you do it the right way. Dr. Brad Scott, associate professor of surgery at the Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), offers a few tips to ensure a safe New Year’s celebration.

•Always have adult supervision.

•Use eye protection.

•Maintain distance once fireworks are lit and keep a fire extinguisher handy.

•Do not alter or relight fireworks.

•Do not wear loose clothing.

•Do not consume alcohol.

•Only light fireworks in areas where the law permits.

Many injuries that occur are burns on the hand. If the burn is small and looks similar to a sunburn, wash it with cold water and apply a light dressing. If, however, the area bubbles or is a waxy texture, visit the emergency room as soon as possible, Scott said. If an eye injury occurs, wash it out with water and do not put anything on it, and avoid scratching or rubbing the area, Scott recommended.

A majority of fireworks injuries occur in children, so be sure to teach them fireworks safety at an early age.
 

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