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February 19, 2014 | 4,365 views | 56 comments

“Hi, Granny,” came the voice over the phone Feb. 11 to Nina Kupper, who lives on F.M. 775 north of Floresville. . . .

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PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
March 27, 2014 9:10pm
 
The IRS has released the Dirty Dozen Tax Scams for 2014. Interesting.....just google for a bit of enlightenment.

 
Elaine K.  
Floresville  
March 27, 2014 7:08pm
 
You are right, Prairie. In fact, you can find it under our NEWS heading. Click on SCAM CENTRAL, and you will find the FBI warning that we published in February: Scam Central Callback scheme used in International Revenue Share ... More ›

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
March 27, 2014 5:15pm
 
I understand that there is a scam with the caller claiming to be from the IRS threatening all sorts of dire consequences if you do not authorize a direct debit on your bank account.

 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
March 27, 2014 2:29pm
 
Pay attention folks! These scammers are still around. Maybe young folks could warn their parents who may not know this continues to happen!

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
March 1, 2014 5:13pm
 
The windmill stands proud and still spinning in spite of the dastardly jousting by the Don Quixote of St. Hedwig. It's nice feeling the warm air flowing over my glorious body.....Have a nice weekend Bob, and don't take ... More ›

 
Bob Pritts  
St Hedwig, TX  
March 1, 2014 4:17pm
 
Grouch, You're right. I replied 9 times to you only. That's 33% of your rants on the same sight. Now, if you would just allow me to respond 18 more times without a response from you, I could tie with you. But, as everyone ... More ›

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
March 1, 2014 3:30pm
 
Bob Pritts, I noticed that you are in the runner up position in the number of comment submitted on this article. Don't be a sore user, with your capabilities, being second is not bad.:-)

 
Bob Pritts  
St Hedwig, TX  
March 1, 2014 3:01pm
 
Grouch, Just look at your last post. Your answer for the 27 replies was " ... that is caused by the number of persons commenting, (who can't stand the truth, including you)whose misinformed statements cry out for reply. Count ... More ›

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
March 1, 2014 1:19pm
 
Bob Pritts....Concerning the number of my comments in relation to others on this article. That is caused by the number of persons commenting, (who can't stand the truth, including you) whose misinformed statements cry out ... More ›

 
POFPO  
Floresville  
March 1, 2014 1:07pm
 
These threads take me back to grade school. I remember this game where one of us would be whispered a statement by our teacher. This phrase would be whispered to the next child until it was finally widowed to the last child. ... More ›

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