Thursday, May 26, 2016
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search


Preview the Paper Preview the Paper

Preview this week's Paper
A limited number of pages are displayed in this preview.
Preview this Week’s Issue ›
Subscribe Today ›

Lost & Found


VideoLost: German mix, male, tip of one ear missing, micro chipped, last seen with blue collar and blue bone tag with name and house number. Call if found, 830-779-2512.

VideoFound: Shepherd mix, showed up near C.R. 307 and C.R. 317, La Vernia, about one week ago, has orange collar with no tags. 210-385-2892.

VideoMISSING TORTOISE from S. Palo Alto Dr. in Estates of Eagle Creek on May 17th. If you see him, please contact us @ (210) 913-4558 or (830) 393-4030.
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Full-time bartender needed at Olmos Country Corner Store, 9071 FM 467. Call Rick at 210-687-0108.
Paramedics FT/PRN - Wilson County ESD #3 is a 911 Provider seeking Paramedics for 12 and 24 hour shifts. We operate Frazer Units using modern technology to include Life Pak 15, Lucas 2, Pentax Airway System, EPCR and Aggressive Protocols.  We offer Holiday Pay, Health Benefits and competitive pay. To apply please visit our office, 111 State Highway 123 North, Stockdale, to inquire call 830-996-3087, or email your resume to barbara.duncan@wcesd3.com.
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





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

Sports


Game wardens receive water training




E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story
March 19, 2014 | 3,653 views | Post a comment

VICTORIA -- On Feb. 11-12, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) game wardens provided officer water survival (OWS) training in advance of the spring and summer water safety season. This training is part of the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators Boat Operations and Training Program catalog of nationally credentialed courses.

“Texas game wardens are by statute the primary law enforcement officers on the state’s waters, and that environment brings its own hazards,” said Asst. Cmdr. Cody Jones, Texas’ Boating Law Administrator. “In the course of their duty, game wardens wear gear including their duty belt and ballistics vest that add an additional 18 to 20 pounds of weight to them. It’s important that if they enter the water, whether expectedly or unexpectedly, they know their capabilities and how to survive.”

“Six of our game wardens have drowned in the line of duty and that’s something we think about every day,” said Col. Craig Hunter, TPWD Director of Law Enforcement. “Game wardens are routinely on the water in very demanding situations and this training will save lives.”

Twenty game wardens were scheduled to go through the two-day course, which included skills in surviving a water entry in uniform, disengaging from an assailant while in the water, water extraction techniques, and other lifesaving water skills.
 

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?

Sports Archives


WCN Football Report
WCN Sports Report SPTS
WCN Volleyball Report
WCN Sports Notice sports
Allstate & McBride RealtyHeavenly Touch homeVoncille Bielefeld homeTriple R DC Experts

  Copyright © 2007-2016 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.