Friday, September 4, 2015
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search

Lost & Found

VideoLost: Shih Tzu, male, golden brown, from C.R. 320 in Floresville. If you have any information call 210-452-1829 or 832-292-3305.

VideoStill missing: Long hair Chihuahua, near 3rd and Hwy. 97, Floresville, she is very missed. If you see her please call Jeri, 409-781-3191.

VideoFound: Male dog in Eagle Creek, with collar no tags, clean and healthy, very friendly, non aggressive. Call if he's yours, 210-844-1951. 
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

The 81st Judicial District Attorney’s office, which includes Frio, La Salle, Atascosa, Karnes and Wilson Counties, is accepting resumes for an Assistant District Attorney position. The selected candidate will work directly under the Border Prosecution Unit Initiative dedicated to Human Trafficking/Human Smuggling. Responsibilities of the position include working closely with federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, felony intake, preparation of cases for grand jury, negotiating pleas and representation of the State of Texas in pretrial proceedings, as well as in criminal bench trials and jury trials in District Court. All applicants must be a graduate of an accredited law school and licensed to practice law by the State of Texas and have a minimum of fifteen (15) years prosecutorial experience and extensive felony trial experience. Salary commensurate with experience. Resumes will be accepted through close of business, September 3, 2015. EMAIL resumes and cover letters to or fax to 830-393-2205. DISTRICT ATTORNEY RENE PENA C/O, TERI REYES, Office Manager; 1327 THIRD STREET, FLORESVILLE, TEXAS 78114. Fax 830-393-2205,
Laborers for commercial plumbing contractor needed, expect to work outside Mon.-Fri. with long days. Apply in person, Mission Mechanical, 989 C.R. 345, La Vernia, Texas, 830-534-7883.
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos

Video Vault ›
You’ve been granted free access to this subscribers only article.

South Texas Living

Polished Edge: Cedric the Entertainer of ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire’

Polished Edge: Cedric the Entertainer  of ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire’

E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story
Celebrity Q&A
November 13, 2013
Post a comment

Q: Was Steve Harvey’s success in taking his comedic sensibility to “Family Feud” an inspiration for you to succeed Meredith Vieira on “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire”?

A: Definitely. Right off, it was one of the reasons why I was excited about doing the show ... Steve taking “Family Feud” and really making the show popular again. He has a lot of fun doing it. I called him. I was like, you know, “You’re having a real good time doing this show, and I have the opportunity to host ‘Millionaire.’ ”

So for me, it was one of the reasons -- and, of course, seeing other comedians who have done it: Drew Carey, Wayne Brady, Jeff Foxworthy. A lot of those guys motivated me to look at this as a great opportunity to do something fun and exciting.

Q: Is it also an opportunity to extend your own brand as a comedian?

A: I think that that’s the big thing about it, the opportunity to be a stand-up, to be engaged with the contestants and a bit of the audience. You can have fun and keep the show energetic while keeping the gameplay alive, and I think that’s what most comedians find attractive about this particular form of entertainment.

Q: What was your first thought about inheriting the “Millionaire” hosting job from Meredith Vieira and before her, Regis Philbin?

A: I just mainly wanted to be as sharply dressed as Regis. And hug and kiss as many people as Meredith.

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?

South Texas Living Archives