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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. 
Have you seen Bear? Reward! Black Manx cat (no tail), shy, short legs, 9 years old, needs shots, missing since October, Tower Lake area. 210-635-7560.

VideoLost: Cat in Floresville, end of Sutherland Springs Rd., wearing blue flea collar, grey and cream with tabby stripes, my little boy is worried about me. Call 210-216-9634 or 830-393-8496. 
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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.
The Floresville Independent School District is accepting applications for District Wide Custodian Positions, 2:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. shift. Applications may be obtained online at www.fisd.us or contact Sylvia Campa at 830-393-5300 ext. 14002 for appointments. FISD Personnel Office is located at 1200 5th St., Floresville, Texas. 830-393-5300 (Office hours: 8:00-4:00). Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. An Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Editorial: Missing jet: It’s time for U.S. intelligence to take over




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March 19, 2014 | 2,615 views | 3 comments

By Dr. Earl Tilford

The disappearance of a Boeing 777 airliner with 239 people on board has ignited speculation ranging from catastrophic malfunction to hijacking. That the United States, a global power with the intelligence assets to solve this mystery, has decided to keep a low profile in addressing this mystery is not surprising. For one thing, “leading from behind” has become a theme in the Obama administration’s approach to global affairs, especially in the Islamic world. This is evidenced in the lack of reaction to the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi on Sept. 11, 2012, the ongoing tragedy in Syria where Moscow has taken the lead and is bolstering the murderous Assad regime, and to the blind eye turned to persecution of Christians from North Korea to the Middle East. In this case, however, there may be good reasons for keeping a low profile and doing so does not necessarily reflect U.S. impotence or lack of initiative. . . .

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Bob Pritts  
St Hedwig, TX  
March 20, 2014 3:30pm
 
Why don't we just call Prime Minister Netanyahu or the leader of the Israeli Mossad (their version of the CIA) and find out where the damn jet is once and for all!

 
BSP  
Floresville  
March 20, 2014 10:51am
 
I think you give the government too much credit. For a retired USAF Intelligence officer I’m not surprised you would think you could just log into a super computer, and have that information readily available. Between budget ... More ›

 
Russell Dickerson  
Floresville, TX  
March 20, 2014 9:24am
 
The NSA is too busy spying on Americans.

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