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Lost: Black female Chihuahua named Gloomy and black male Chihuahua named Rico, from CR 126, Floresville, missed dearly by their family! Call 210-428-3803. 
Found tan hunting dog. Elderly male not neutered or chipped. Please call 8303915099.
Found: Calico cat, female, white, orange, and black, on CR 352, La Vernia. 210-667-1052.
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F&W Electrical is now hiring journeyman, backhoe operators, and laborers. Apply at 6880 U.S. Hwy. 181 N., Floresville, Monday-Friday, 8-5. 830-393-0083. EOE.
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Editorial: When school districts lose their direction




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Pris Kincaid
Fellow Texans — Did You Know?
August 21, 2013 | 2625 views | 26 comments

As a concerned retired teacher, I just cannot sit back and watch the malignancy growing in the Floresville Independent School District (ISD). I have always been proud of my affiliation with Floresville ISD, but it appears something has gone awry. Problems are not limited to just Floresville; other districts in the county have had their scandals and are still dealing with them. But, are you, my fellow citizens, aware of the shenanigans taking place right here under our noses? . . .

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James Rethaber  
Floresville, TX  
August 23, 2013 11:55am
 
 
@ Baseball Mom: I noticed a disturbing trend at the elementary level while I was at the "Meet the Teacher" event for my kinder and 4th grader. It wasn't the ... Read More Read More
 
 
Baseball Mom  
Floresville  
August 23, 2013 11:26am
 
 
After dealing with the middle school yesterday, I now feel that our children are not children/students to the teachers/administrators, they are just a test score. That test ... Read More Read More
 
 
Small Town Girl  
Floresville  
August 23, 2013 10:55am
 
 
Pris, that is a good idea and please make sure that it is done. We need to hear from the candidates that are running, including those who currently hold those positions. ... Read More Read More
 
 
Pris  
Floresville  
August 22, 2013 6:51pm
 
 
Excellent! That is what we need - interest in our school district. My group of retired school personnel in Wilson County, WCRSP, are talking about sponsoring a public forum ... Read More Read More
 
 
Proud Tiger  
Floresville  
August 22, 2013 2:42pm
 
 
Two people have actually registered.
 
 
Anonymously Anonymous  
Unknown  
August 22, 2013 2:30pm
 
 
Good. I'm glad to hear that there is interest in filling these spots. I appreciate the info.
 
 
County Watch Dog  
Wilson Co  
August 22, 2013 2:19pm
 
 
There has been 3 in each district.
Should be interesting.
 
 
Airborne Trooper  
wilson cty  
August 22, 2013 1:40pm
 
 
Puzzled you are either one of those principals , married to one or good friends with one. I simply asked a question. Maybe you can tell me why. Don't get you Chones all ... Read More Read More
 
 
Anonymously Anonymous  
Unknown  
August 22, 2013 11:29am
 
 
Thank you for the info. Any word on how many, if any, will be running for these open/current positions?
 
 
B N Kilbey-Smith  
La Vernia, TX  
August 22, 2013 10:53am
 
 
The last day to file for a place on the ballot is Monday, Aug. 26, according to the Texas Secretary of State's website.
 

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