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Found: Dachshund in Abrego Lake Estates, Floresville, on July 23. Call Tracy to describe, 830-477-7779.
Found: Chihuahua and Dachshund near Floresville High School. Call 210-548-0356.
Lost: White Maltese dog, 12 pounds, answers to Brookley, on Sun., July 19, 10 miles north of Floresville on Hwy. 181, $100 reward! Tom and Jean Harris, 830-393-0814. 
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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.
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KENEDY -- There’s a story behind every photograph, so imagine the lessons learned from the traveling “Wildlife In Focus” exhibit featuring 259 award-winning museum-quality photos. The exhibit showcases 22 different classifications of birds, and numerous classes of native mammals, insects, arachnids, reptiles, amphibians, and landscapes of South Texas.

View the exhibit at the former “Little Red Schoolhouse,” located at 216 W. Main St. in Kenedy, Sept. 9-20.

A special open house with light refreshments will be held Monday, Sept. 9, from 5-8 p.m. Special Lonesome Dove Fest hours will be Saturday, Sept. 21, from 4-6 p.m. Regular viewing will be during office hours. The exhibit is sponsored by the Karnes County Historical Society and Brenda Hansler of Vernon Co.

The exhibit travels throughout 16 counties of the Coastal Bend region. To date, it has visited more than 200 venues including libraries, museums, banks, schools, and art centers, with a permanent exhibit at the Corpus Christi International airport. By the end of its two-year tour, the photos will be seen and appreciated by more than 100,000 people, spreading public awareness about wildlife conservation.

Known as one of the richest wildlife photo contests in the world, it is also one of the most unique and innovative programs in Texas. Initially, the sponsors raised $70,000 dollars in prize money; they then recruited top nature photographers from around the world and teamed them up with South Texas ranchers. The teams were given nine months to photograph.

Three world-renowned judges selected 259 winning images out of more than 3,020 digital images submitted in the contest. Winning photographers and landowners shared the prize money equally.

In Texas, 94 percent of land is privately owned and it is that partnership that made these photographs possible. Many times, until the landowner sees his/her land through the lens of a photographer they don’t truly understand and appreciate their land and role they play in protecting it.

For more information, call 361-881-9316 or visit www.wildlifeinfocus.org.
 

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