Saturday, April 25, 2015
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search


Lost & Found


VideoFound: Dog off F.M. 775, brown color, very sweet dog. Call if this is your dog, 830-391-7955.
Lost: Australian Shepherd/Border Collie, 7-year-old male, "Sam," tan w/1 brown eye, 1 blue eye, and bad leg, friendly, no collar, since April 12 off C.R. 436, Stockdale. 830-391-4662.
Reward! Black Manx cat (no tail), shy, medium build, "Bear", missing since Oct. 22, we miss him so much! 210-635-7560.
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Needed experienced journeyman electrician with reliable transportation. Call 210-837-4521.
Service Coordinator, Camino Real Community Services position in Floresville, Texas. Service Coordinator is responsible for service planning, monitoring, assessing and identifying needs and goals for persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD). Requires Bachelor’s degree with a major in social, behavioral or human services. Apply at 1325 3rd Street, Floresville, Texas or submit resume to Camino Real Community Services Center, Attn: HRS, P.O. Box 725, Lytle, TX 78052; Fax 830-772-4304. Visit www.caminorealcs.org for details. EOE. 
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





Video Vault ›
WCN essential oilsWCN your news your way subscribeWCN Citizens Forum 5/28/15

Breaking News


DPS Reminds Texans of Halloween Safety Tips




E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story
Texas Department of Public Safety
October 30, 2013, 10:42am
2,215 views | Post a comment

AUSTIN -- The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) urges drivers to use extra caution in areas where children are likely to be gathering this Halloween, and asks parents and trick-or-treaters to do their part to stay safe.

Drivers should expect and be prepared for children and adults walking along streets and in neighborhoods. DPS offers the following tips to help ensure the safety of Texans on our roadways during Halloween:
· Don’t drink and drive. (Designate a driver or take a cab.)
· Eliminate distractions, including the usage of mobile devices.
· Slow down; and further reduce speeds in bad weather, construction areas and heavy traffic.

Parents can also check the Texas Public Sex Offender Registry for offenders in their neighborhood at: https://records.txdps.state.tx.us/SexOffender/PublicSite/Index.aspx.

Texans can also put safety first by using these tips:
•Look both ways before crossing roadways, and always walk; don’t run.
•Cross the roadway at intersections and crosswalks.
•Travel in groups with adult supervision.
•Do not enter the cars or homes of strangers, and avoid homes without visible porch lights.
•Make sure children know their home phone number and how to call 911 or their local emergency number in case they have an emergency or become lost.
•Take all treats home for an adult to inspect before eating anything, and never eat unwrapped candy.

Individuals should also keep the following tips in mind when selecting a costume:
•Avoid toy guns and knives -- they could be mistaken for the real thing.
•Wear costumes that are light in color, or place reflective material on the costume, so drivers can see you.
•Consider using face paint instead of masks to allow for better visibility and peripheral vision.
•Carry a flashlight.
 

Your Opinions and Comments


Be the first to comment on this story!


You must be logged in to post a comment.




Not a subscriber?
Subscriber, but no password?
Forgot password?

Breaking News Archives


Southern Electric
Connally Memorial MC breaking news banner
Malcom's Custom Welding
Triple R DC ExpertsHeavenly Touch homeVoncille Bielefeld homeAllstate & McBride Realty

  Copyright © 2007-2015 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.