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VideoFound baby kitten outside my house boy. Free can't not keep already have a lot of animals
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.
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.
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The Floresville Independent School District is accepting applications for District Wide Custodian Positions, 2:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. shift. Applications may be obtained online at www.fisd.us or contact Sylvia Campa at 830-393-5300 ext. 14002 for appointments. FISD Personnel Office is located at 1200 5th St., Floresville, Texas. 830-393-5300 (Office hours: 8:00-4:00). Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. An Equal Opportunity Employer.
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.
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Attract beautiful butterflies


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Planning ahead for the right plants to attract butterflies is a must when you want to enjoy these beautiful insects in your landscape. Butterflies are a welcome sight for many Texas gardeners and landscapers as they plan and often grow their gardens to make them irresistible to butterflies.

Butterfly gardening requires some knowledge of local butterfly species, flowers that are attractive to nectar-feeding adults and host plants for the developing caterpillars.

Marigolds, nasturtiums, zinnias, hollyhocks and daylilies are among the favorites of butterflies. Also, Texas Superstars are popular with the butterfly population including, Gold Star Esperanza, Flare Perennial Hibiscus, Texas Lilac Vitex and Lord Baltimore Perennial Hibiscus. The designation of a Texas Superstar is given only to the toughest, most reliable and best-looking plants that have stood up to years of field trials by Texas A&M University’s Agriculture Program. During the field trials, the plants receive minimal soil preparation, minimal water and no pesticides.

The following tips will help make your garden, backyard or landscaped area a haven for butterflies:

•Locate in a sunny area. Butterflies like direct sunlight and heat.

•Provide shelter by planting along a fence, hedge or building if wind is a problem.

•Avoid using chemical pesticides.

•Provide a warm resting spot by placing a board or a few flat stones around the garden.

•Fill a shallow saucer with water and sink it into the soil.

•Provide food plants for the caterpillar. These can include milkweed, thistle, clover, goldenrod and other natives in a spot where their invasive habits will not be a problem. Other menu favorites are carrots, dill, parsley and nasturtium. Choices for the annual border include marigolds, red salvia, zinnias, lantana, cosmos and impatiens.
 

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