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Section A: General News


Letter: Vote ‘no’ for $8.5 million Wilson County bond




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September 11, 2013 | 2,168 views | 13 comments

Editor,

Re: “Education group supports library,” Sept. 4 . . .

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The Knowledgebox  
Doghouse  
September 12, 2013 10:32pm
 
I say we take $8.5 million and hire competent individuals to occupy the sheriff's department; contract with professional emergency service providers; upgrade county infrastructure; and throw these leeches who do nothing but ... More ›

 
Winston Shaffer  
Floresville, TX  
September 12, 2013 1:13pm
 
Just because one or two items in the bond, which were not vetted by the public, I cannot support passing the bond. However, I would love to see a new Library and I personally would be willing to help pay for it. I was recently ... More ›

 
Something else to say 2  
September 12, 2013 11:35am
 
Airborne, you don't have to be a lawyer to be a county judge. Out of all the counties in Texas, less than 2% are lawyers. The job doesn't need a lawyer, it is an elected position, anyone can run. Visiting judges happen everywhere ... More ›

 
Untrue Resident  
Floresville  
September 12, 2013 11:30am
 
Airborne, there is no requirement to be a judge or an attorney to be a County Judge in the State of Texas. Judges of the Constitutional County courts must only be "well informed in the law of the State" but are ... More ›

 
Fed Up With Arrogance  
Sin City  
September 11, 2013 7:31pm
 
VOTE NO!!!!! Make them listen to the people. We will make them lay it all out for us. We want to know how they are spending our money.

 
Airborne Trooper  
wilson cty  
September 11, 2013 6:58pm
 
This guy is ridiculous. How does someone become a judge when you have no background as a lawyer or law degree? He can't even try certain cases in Wilson county because he doesn't have the degree or educational background required. ... More ›

 
Untrue Resident  
Floresville  
September 11, 2013 6:20pm
 
The new bond does not include the rumored dog kennel for stray animals. Maybe we can take the $385k parking lot money not included in the $4M Justice center and build a dog kennel for Quinney and Call it the Quinney "No ... More ›

 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
September 11, 2013 4:55pm
 
They just had to have that 5 percent pay raise, too.

 
Eric  
Floresville  
September 11, 2013 4:04pm
 
You think the judge would have learned from watching the mayor of Floresville and the former mayor of Floresville both self destruct.

 
Never going to change  
poth  
September 11, 2013 3:27pm
 
no no please don't defeat this judge needs that plague or he wont retire

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