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Section A: General News


Eagle Ford: Possible compromise for snakes ban?


Eagle Ford: Possible compromise for snakes ban?
Wilson County Treasurer Jan Hartl (left) presents a plaque Feb. 25 to former treasurer’s office employee Cindy Pruski, in recognition of her years of service.


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Wilson County News
February 27, 2013
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Jason Royer of Royer’s Reptiles has proposed a compromise in the wake of the Wilson County Commissioners Court’s recent decision to restrict certain non-indigenous snakes being kept as pets in unincorporated regions of the county. Royer’s recommended amendment to the commissioners court’s Nov. 28, 2012, ordinance was one of the topics discussed during the commissioners’ Feb. 25 meeting. . . .

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PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
March 1, 2013 9:41am
 
I just heard that a sink hole swallowed a grown man in Florida. This is a clear present and future danger to residents of Wilson county. I hope that the county commissioners take notice and ban all sink holes in the county.

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
March 1, 2013 5:30am
 
It is my sincere opinion that one's life would be greatly enhanced if the only laws existing upon their death are those that existed at their birth. The most dangerous threat to one's pursuit of happiness are the following... More ›

 
The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
February 28, 2013 11:31am
 
Why snakes have rights too. Maybe even entitlements, even if they are here illegally. Therefore if the risk of escape is miniscule, the premium on the $100,000.00 insurance policy to cover the cost of recovery in case of escape,... More ›

 
Kassandra Royer  
La Vernia, TX  
February 27, 2013 10:54pm
 
Dr. Hill mistakenly believed that dart frogs are poisonous. Wild dart frogs secrete toxins which they incorporate from the wild insects they eat, whom obtain the substances from plants native to their homelands. This is simply... More ›

 
MyOpinion  
Floresville  
February 27, 2013 11:24am
 
Royers recommendations are just not enough. People do stupid things. When they can no longer or do not want to take care of their snakes or other exotic 'pets', they just turn them loose.

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