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Lost: Calf, red and black tiger striped, white faced, Oak Hill Rd. off U.S. Hwy. 87, La Vernia. Call Carrol, 210-488-3071. 

VideoFound female med sized dog on Hickory Hill Dr in LaVernia. Pic in WCNews online ad. Probably not neutered, very playful and gets along well with cats. Please call 830-947-3458
Lost: Cow, black with white face, female, west of La Vernia, near 2831 FM 1346, weighs about 1000 lbs., she is a fence jumper. Anyone with information call 830-534-4675.
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Karnes/Wilson Juvenile Probation Department is seeking the following positions: Juvenile Probation Officer: Must be degreed in Criminal Justice or related field with experience working with children and parents. Position is year round supervising juvenile offenders, making recommendations to court, curfew checks, and being on call. Attendance/Juvenile Probation Officer: Must be degreed in Criminal Justice or related field with experience working with children and parents. The Attendance Officer works same hours as the school districts providing prevention services to children and parents who have issues with truancy. Juvenile Probation Officer will manage a small caseload of juvenile offenders making recommendations to court, curfew checks, and being on call. Position is year round.  Individual must be versatile and able to separate prevention from intervention skills. Prevention Specialist: Position acts as a drill instructor within the environment of the Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Program (JJAEP). Follows JJAEP school calendar. This is a quasi-military program, so prior military experience a plus. Degreed individual preferred with experience working with children. Must be a Juvenile Supervision Officer or be able to obtain the certification. Administrative Prevention Specialist: Position acts as a drill instructor but takes on administrative assistant role to the Assistant Chief within the Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Program (JJAEP). Position will include direct contact with the child and parent. Must be a Juvenile Supervision Officer or able to obtain. Prefer degreed individual. Must have knowledge of military procedures. To apply send resume to n-schmidt@kwjpd.com.
Help wanted, skills needed: cement, plasterer, welder, fence construction. Call 210-771-5255.
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Polished Edge: John O’Hurley of the National Dog Show on NBC


Polished Edge: John O’Hurley of the National Dog Show on NBC


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November 27, 2013
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Q: You’re co-hosting the National Dog Show from Philadelphia on Thanksgiving Day on NBC. Is that your only canine-related project?

A: I have a new book called “The Perfect Dog” that came out on Oct. 31.

Q: You once said the perfect dog is the one next to you on the couch. Is there a connection?

A: That’s exactly right. You got it. Spoiler alert! It’s very funny to have a children’s book, because you don’t mind telling the ending of the story. Adults, they care, but kids: “Read it again! Read it again!”

Q: You have a Cavalier King Charles spaniel, which a lot of people have seen; and a Havanese, a dog similar to the far more well-known Maltese and bichon frise. Do you plan to add another breed to your personal pack?

A: No, you know, we have the two. They’re kind of like Tweedledee and Tweedledum. But as every year goes by, we fall more in love with the Havanese breed. They’re such great dogs. My brother, they lost one of theirs, and they’re now getting another. They went to get a Havanese this year. So they flew out to Colorado, to the same breeder we went to, and picked out a gorgeous little puppy.

They feel the same way about it. They’re just the perfect dog. It’s such a great little breed. They’re not as yippy as the Maltese, very family-friendly and very smart. They certainly don’t shed, and they’re kind of hypoallergenic in that way. They are great dogs.
 

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