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The 81st Judicial District Attorney’s office, which includes Frio, La Salle, Atascosa, Karnes and Wilson Counties, is accepting resumes for an Assistant District Attorney position. The selected candidate will work directly under the Border Prosecution Unit Initiative dedicated to Human Trafficking/Human Smuggling. Responsibilities of the position include working closely with federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, felony intake, preparation of cases for grand jury, negotiating pleas and representation of the State of Texas in pretrial proceedings, as well as in criminal bench trials and jury trials in District Court. All applicants must be a graduate of an accredited law school and licensed to practice law by the State of Texas and have a minimum of fifteen (15) years prosecutorial experience and extensive felony trial experience. Salary commensurate with experience. Resumes will be accepted through close of business, September 3, 2015. EMAIL resumes and cover letters to terireyes@81stda.org or fax to 830-393-2205. DISTRICT ATTORNEY RENE PENA C/O, TERI REYES, Office Manager; 1327 THIRD STREET, FLORESVILLE, TEXAS 78114. Fax 830-393-2205, terireyes@81stda.org.
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Letter: Animals must be heard




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February 13, 2013 | 1,394 views | 31 comments

Editor:

Re: “A voice for animals,” Jan. 23

Since writing my past article, “A voice for animals,” I’ve read some of the comments people have posted and frankly one pulled my heartstrings.

There was a driver that witnessed another driver that sped up to hit a dog and was smiling about it. That sank my heart knowing I live in a world where people are just plain cruel and don’t respect life. I’m writing again on behalf of the animals and this time I want to be heard.

After writing my article I have seen two more animals run over on the highway here in Poth and Floresville. I understand sometimes it’s an accident, but I also notice people do it on purpose. Animals are companions, best friends. They are not meant to be abused for our amusement.

I would like to see signs upon entering towns/cities showing dogs/cats crossing just like there are for deer crossing so people can watch out for animals and know sometimes animals do get out of their back yards. Who wants to drive through town and see pets lying on the road?

Some people might read this and just laugh and think this is silly, but I only say what my heart and mind want me to. Some people have a heart for animals and that is truly me, and I am proud to say that I stand up for them when they can’t.

God put animals on Earth for a reason, for Him to see that we respect all walks of life, even four-legged ones.

So citizens of Wilson County, I’m begging: Please try to avoid hitting animals if possible. Don’t speed up. That just shows how evil some people truly are.

Martin Luther King Jr. said, “Never, never be afraid to do what’s right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Society’s punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way.”

ELIZABETH KOOPMANN

Poth
 

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PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
February 20, 2013 4:04am
 
You really have all the lib terms down pat. You engage in those liberal games of labeling someone a hater when you have no idea of what you are writing about. In about six months, I will be entering my ninth decade on ... More ›

 
POFPO  
Floresville  
February 19, 2013 7:33pm
 
Look at all your past blogs PG. they are all negative. You're just a bitter hater.... But you're good for a few laughs. (Still a moron)... But something to read when in the bathroom.

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
February 19, 2013 1:05pm
 
POFPO....I have published my name several times on the WCN forum. What will your next pretense be ? A Vietnam vet, a Navy Seal, maybe a super hero ? What do you want to be when you grow up ?

 
POFPO  
Floresville  
February 19, 2013 12:45pm
 
What kind of "real mans" name is Prairie Grouch? Guess you like to hide also. What a fool. Lmao.

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
February 19, 2013 4:58am
 
POFPO.....Real men don't pretend. I suggest that you soak your socks in gasoline to keep the fire ants off your candy *ss. Pathetic simple twit.

 
POFPO  
Floresville  
February 18, 2013 9:13pm
 
Now now Beji, calm down. I just enjoy watching morons like you and P G get your hackles up. I couldn't help but notice your reference to "bathouse" is that where you met your G F P G?

 
Beji Amhoudi  
La Vernia  
February 18, 2013 8:46pm
 
@POFPO: If figured it was a lie - no federal agents I work with are as inept as you're claiming to be - but I gave you the benefit of the doubt. I guess tomorrow you'll be masquerading as a gay bathouse owner.. well, we all ... More ›

 
POFPO  
Floresville  
February 18, 2013 11:15am
 
You clowns are to easy. LMAO.

 
Beji Amhoudi  
La Vernia  
February 18, 2013 5:42am
 
I also find it telling that 'an officer on the state and Federal level for over 30 years' was apparently unaware of the law, but a layman was able to pull it right up. Grouch is right.. paycheck for nothing.

 
Beji Amhoudi  
La Vernia  
February 18, 2013 5:38am
 
POFPO, whether you CHOOSE to enforce the law is a totally different discussion. They remain criminals whether you choose to enforce the law or not. I find it sad that you took an oath to enforce the law and yet apparently gleefully ... More ›

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