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Found: Charm with picture of couple, at Pecan Park, July 17. Call to identify and pick up, 830-393-6785.
Lost/dognapped: Black Lab/Pyrenees male puppy, about 30 pounds, vaccination tag on collar, last seen on Wood Valley Dr., Wood Valley Acres, Adkins, Sat., July 18 around noon. 210-827-9533.
Lost: Black cow off Hwy. 119 and Denhawken area, has a horseshoe brand with N on left hip and two ear tags. Call 830-391-5589 or 830-391-4802.
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The 81st & 218th Judicial District Community Supervision and Corrections Department (Adult Probation) is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC). This is a full-time position that will require travel to the following counties: Atascosa, Frio, Karnes, LaSalle, and Wilson. Requirements: Must be licensed as a chemical dependency counselor through the Texas Department of State Health Services. Starting Salary: $33,705 (Associates Degree), $35,705 (Bachelor’s Degree), plus State benefits and mileage. Closing date: August 14, 2015. Procedure: Applicants should submit resume and license verification to: Renee Merten, Director, 1144 C Street, Floresville, TX 78114 OR via email rmerten@81-218cscd.org. For inquiries contact Renee Merten at 830-393-7317.
The Floresville Independent School District is accepting applications for: Licensed Plumber, Monday-Friday from 7:30-4:30. Applications may be submitted online at www.fisd.us. FISD Personnel Office is located at 1200 5th St., Floresville, Texas, 830-393-5300, (Office hours: 8:00–4:30). Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. An Equal Opportunity Employer. 
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Polished Edge: Shaquille O’Neal of the NBA playoffs on TNT


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Q: This is your second year doing the NBA studio show on TNT. How do you like doing it?

A: It’s fun. I think we give (fans) a mixture of comedy and expertise. Like me, when I’m watching I don’t want to hear all that straight talk all the time. Every now and then, I want to know what’s going on with Paul Pierce or what’s going on with (Kevin) Garnett. But I think that’s why we’re the No. 1 show, because people look forward to our antics, and me and Charles (Barkley) going back and forth. It’s not scripted; it’s real. So I just think we’re something different, and I think we’re something futuristic. And I’m not on the Ernie (Johnson) level as an analyst, but I’m going to be here for a while, so by the time I’m done, I will be on that Ernie level.

Q: You have an interest in law enforcement. Where did that come from?

A: I’ve always been a leader. It’s always been one of my aspirations to be a sheriff. Now I know I could probably get in as “Shaq the Sheriff.” But now the question you have to ask yourself is, would the troops really respect me as a law enforcement guy? So I decided to go to three different police academies, so if I ever do get elected sheriff, everyone across the world knows I’m a full-fledged police officer. So when and if I become an elected sheriff, they’ll look at me as Shaq 70 percent, but 30 percent of the time, they’ll know I know what it takes to be in law enforcement. I know the ins and outs; I did the same thing they did to obtain the badge. So that’s why I did it.
 

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