Friday, October 31, 2014
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Lost & Found

If you are missing a pet in Floresville, be sure to check the Floresville holding facility. Animals are only kept for 3 days. Contact Las Lomas K-9 Rescue, 830-581-8041.
Found: Heifer on East Lupon Rd. in St. Hedwig, Oct. 22, must identify. Call 210-296-1988.
Lost Black Manx Cat (No Tail) in La Vernia, Country Hills. Short black hair easy to identify with no tail. Call Diane or Pat 830-253-1235
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Help Wanted

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.
Boat mechanic/rigger needed, semi-custom shallow water boat builder seeking full-time help in assembly/rigging department, health insurance, holiday/sick pay, vacation, fast paced work environment, seeking self starter. NewWater BoatWorks, 210-648-2206.
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Listen to your spirit: the real invisible you

October 29, 2014

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Just a couple of croakers making a lot of noise

October 15, 2014

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Spiritually, we are what we eat

October 8, 2014

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If … two letters, one word, strong meaning

October 1, 2014

I received a phone call one day last week from a fellow identifying himself as the prize van driver for Publishers Clearing House and that I had won second place in a drawing. My prize consisted... More ›

Society’s moral compass is slowly being eaten away

September 24, 2014

A published article reported that a young man who once found a $5 bill on the street resolved that from then on he would keep his eyes on the ground while walking. The article went on to say... More ›

‘That is just the way I am,’ but you can change your way

September 17, 2014

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Without mistake or error

September 10, 2014

I promised myself I’d get to work on some of the things that desperately need tending to around the house before winter breaks and I have another excuse. My latest surgery went smooth and I’m still cancer-free so I figure I ought to put my good... More ›

One thing leads to another

August 27, 2014

Have you ever done something for yourself to make life easier and in the long run it only produced a new problem in your life? Example: This year I resolved to chemically eliminate the need to use the grass trimmer around my chain link fence, thus... More ›

God’s seed — no other will do

August 20, 2014

A successful businessman was growing old and knew it was time to choose a successor to take over the business. Instead of choosing one of his directors or his children, he decided to do something different. He called all the young executives... More ›

There are no loopholes

August 13, 2014

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Unexpected troubles

August 6, 2014

If you are a regular reader of my column you probably know my history with vocal cord problems. If not, I have had several surgeries on them to remove growths and pre-cancerous tissues all of which, thank God, have never shown full-blown cancer.... More ›

Who are we trying to impress?

July 30, 2014

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How to cope: keep swimming

July 23, 2014

The world is becoming more challenging every day and in the words of Oliver Hardy as he frequently reprimanded Stan Laurel, “Well, here’s another nice mess you’ve gotten me into.” I suppose as long as there are hatred, jealousy, and greed, wars... More ›

Incontrovertible truth

July 16, 2014

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238 years old, showing signs of illness

July 9, 2014

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Learn to be content in life’s circumstances

July 2, 2014

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Understanding takes time

June 25, 2014

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More is expected of fathers

June 18, 2014

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It’s more than a race

June 11, 2014

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The devil is at work

June 4, 2014

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