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VideoStill missing: Long hair Chihuahua, near 3rd and Hwy. 97, Floresville, she is very missed. If you see her please call Jeri, 409-781-3191.
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First Lutheran Church in Floresville is seeking a Director of Youth and Family Ministry, part-time 20 hours/week. Qualifications: Have active worship life and ongoing growth in faith, understanding of Lutheran-Christian tradition, ability to work with both adults and youth, basic computer and organizational skills. Director will disciple both parents and youth grades 1-12, establish appropriate caring relationships with youth, seek opportunities to connect with youth in their environment on their schedule, organize parents into groups for children's ministry work, arrange at least 3 annual local events or trips for Sr. high youth, recruit and encourage youth and adults to take positions of shared leadership and involvement, create and implement means for regular communication with parents and youth, manage youth and family ministry calendar in collaboration with staff, parents, and youth. Applications accepted thru Sept. 15. To apply call 830-393-2747.
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Select basketball team wraps successful season


Select basketball team wraps successful season
The Rising Stars basketball team celebrates its championship win at the inaugural National Travel Basketball Association tournament. Team members are (back, l-r) Coach Peggy Hosek, Falls City junior Kaelan Cheatham, Floresville junior MacLaine Pawelek, Floresville junior Kristyn Coldewey, Poth senior Amanda Wauters, Poth senior Dominique DeHoyos, Karnes City senior Clara Gotthardt, Poth sophomore Aidia Cruz, (front) Falls City senior Kelsey Labus, Falls City junior Alexis Sekula, Falls City senior Haleigh Blocker, Falls City junior Hannah Lyssy, and Falls City sophomore Lexi Ehlers. Floresville sophomore Hannah Knight is also a member of the team.


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They played together for many summers as little girls, but for several local seniors, the conclusion of the summer league basketball season marks the “first of the lasts” of high school sports.

Peggy Hosek’s Rising Stars “pink reunion team” formed when the girls -- who donned shiny pink uniforms -- were in second, third, and fourth grades. Over the next eight years, the girls have grown to become some of the most decorated high school athletes in South Texas. They have earned multi-sport championships at all levels, as well as numerous individual All-State, All-Region, All-Area, and All-District recognitions.

Despite very busy schedules, the varsity Rising Stars were able to participate in two National Travel Basketball Association tournaments, and the Greater-Austin Mid-America Basketball League tournament in June. The team earned a record of 13-2, with a narrow loss to a 5A team from the Dallas/Fort Worth area, and a buzzer-beater loss to 4A Kerrville-Tivy, who won with a last-second “Hail-Mary” shot.

Each of the girls, as well as Hall of Fame Coach Peggy Hosek, is looking forward to the upcoming high school basketball season, and for the opportunity to play each others’ schools.
 

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