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ON-CALL CRISIS POOL WORKERS NEEDED. Part-time positions are available for after hours “on-call” crisis workers to respond to mental health crisis for Wilson and Karnes Counties. Duties include crisis interventions, assessments, referrals to stabilization services, and referrals for involuntary treatment services according to the Texas Mental Health Laws. You must have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, sociology, social work, nursing, etc. On-call hours are from 5 p.m.-8 a.m. weekdays, weekends and holidays vary. If selected, you must attend required training and must be able to report to designated safe sites within 1 hour of request for assessment. Compensation is at a rate of $200 per week plus $100 per completed and submitted crisis assessment, and mileage. If interested call Camino Real Community Services, 210-357-0359.
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Lawmen dig at Patty Vaughan’s former residence


Lawmen dig at Patty Vaughan’s former residence
Chief Deputy Johnie Deagen of the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office directs a heavy-equipment operator onto a property on Oak Park Road in Adkins March 24, where investigators are seeking clues into the unsolved 1996 disappearance of Patty Inez Brightwell Vaughan.


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Wilson County News
March 24, 2014, 3:14pm
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ADKINS -- Officials from the Texas Rangers, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and deputies from both the Bexar and Wilson county sheriff’s offices are among those at the scene on Oak Park Road here, at the former residence of missing area resident Patty Inez Brightwell Vaughan.

Personnel began arriving at the scene at approximately 10 a.m. March 24 and an excavator was delivered to the location about an hour later.

Wilson County Sheriff Joe D. Tackitt Jr. said investigators are “going on some rumors” that Vaughan was murdered and buried at the property she once shared with her husband, Jerry Ray. Vaughan was reported to have last been seen Dec. 25, 1996, when her husband reported that she left home after a heated argument.

“After it happened, the place was checked out,” Tackitt said. "There was no sign of anything being disturbed.”

For more, read our March 26 edition.
 

Your Opinions and Comments

 
POFPO  
Floresville  
April 1, 2014 2:58pm
 
Hoffa is in a retirement home in Lake Superior.

 
squawk box  
Pandora, Tx  
April 1, 2014 2:01pm
 
I see that they did not find Jimmy Hoffa.

 
William J. Gibbs Jr.  
WCN  
March 31, 2014 8:55am
 
Prairie Grouch: Yes and no. See the update in our April 2 print edition, which will be available starting tomorrow.

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
March 31, 2014 7:55am
 
Mr Gibbs.....Is the operation still active ?

 
Rabble Rouser Extraordinaire  
Adkins, TX  
March 28, 2014 9:12am
 
Mr. Gibbs, I thought the trial was this August...thanks for the great news! Time flies when you're having fun? Thx!

 
William J. Gibbs Jr.  
WCN  
March 27, 2014 3:11pm
 

 
Rabble Rouser Extraordinaire  
Adkins, TX  
March 27, 2014 3:03pm
 
Wilson County should drop the charges against Patsy (Patty's Mom) from the 1990's! The woman has been thru enough and the B&E and Assault are BS!

 
Facts only please  
TX  
March 25, 2014 1:20pm
 
POFPO, I believed they used ground radar at Medina County high school, not at Oak Park Road. Do you have info that it was used at Oak Park?

 
James Branum  
Grand Prarie, TX  
March 25, 2014 5:54am
 
POFPO....If they find remains, they have also discovered an initial botched search. If remains are not found, it will be a case of wasted effort.

 
POFPO  
Floresville  
March 25, 2014 5:06am
 
Retiredinlavernia. When initially looking for the body, ground radar an K/9's were applicable, and both methods were utilized. Due to the amount of time that has passed, the anomalies usually present for ground radar are not ... More ›

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