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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.

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.

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.
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Help Wanted

The City of Poth is currently accepting applications for the position of Chief of Police. The Chief is responsible for all operational and administrative aspects of the police department, provide patrol, criminal investigations, crime prevention, enforce all laws and ordinances and be responsible for public health and safety. Must be community oriented, have strong public relations skills, strong work ethics, must be physically fit and maintain a professional image while in uniform. A High School Diploma or GED is required. Must have a valid Class C or higher Texas Driverís License. Must be TCLEOSE Master Peace Officer certified and have at least 5 years of experience with law enforcement agency; SWAT, Gang Unit, Narcotics or Detective experience a plus, pass a thorough background check investigation with drug screen and credit check. The City offers benefit package with retirement plan and medical insurance. Salary dependent on qualifications. EOE. Applications/resume will be accepted until June 3, 2016, 5:00 P.M. at the Poth City Hall, 200 N. Carroll St, P O Box 579, Poth TX 78147; email: cityhall@cityofpoth.org.   
Full-time bartender needed at Olmos Country Corner Store, 9071 FM 467. Call Rick at 210-687-0108.
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A warning about traveling paving contractors




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April 16, 2014, 6:59pm
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From the Atascosa County Crime Stoppers:

The gypsy pavers (travelers) are back in the Atascosa area working. If you are approached by persons wanting to pave your driveway, use caution. These folks will try to hard sell you and then do a shabby job. After the so called job is (in) complete, they will often return and demand additional funds saying they used more material than anticipated. The pavers will often threaten leagal action if not payed their inflated price. If you have issues with the pavers, contact law enforcement in your jurisdiction.
 

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Rabble Rouser Extraordinaire  
Adkins, TX  
April 22, 2014 10:02am
 
Darn Gypsy's... While one is in the house trying to hard-sell you on something (i.e. keeping you at bay) the others will rob you blind!!! ...as bad as a pack of wild dogs! >8(

 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
April 16, 2014 7:11pm
 
You are right, Prairie! ... sad to say, no matter how many warnings, people still fall for these fly-by-night operators.

 
Elaine K.  
Floresville  
April 16, 2014 7:07pm
 
If you want a paving contractor, check the local newspaper first. Look under Contractors or Construction for those who can do the job. Ask for references.

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
April 16, 2014 7:06pm
 
Senior Citizen.....No reason to stop fishing when you're catching fish. :-)

 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
April 16, 2014 7:00pm
 
These guys never give up, do they?

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