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Lost & Found

Found tan hunting dog. Elderly male not neutered or chipped. Please call 8303915099.
FOUND - Heifer on East Lupon Rd in St. Hedwig. Must Identify. Contact (210) 296-1988 - 10/22/14
Lost: Small black female dog, no collar, her name is Shortcake, has long hair, Sutherland Springs area. Call 830-391-5099.
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Help Wanted

Provider position in Wilson/Atascosa County, temporary part-time, hourly depending on family needs which may include some evening and weekend hours. Provides services to consumer with intellectual and developmental disabilities living in their own home or family home. Assists them with hygiene, housekeeping, meal preparation, and other services as needed. Trains individuals to do these activities independently.  Provides transportation to medical appointments, outings and other community access activities. Transportation will include travel out of the area and to other cities as  requires. High school diploma or GED, or pass competency test administered by Camino Real and provide 3 letters of reference; valid Texas driver’s license and acceptable driving record. Apply at Camino Real CS, 1325 3rd Street Floresville, or contact Human Resources for application 210-357-0359. EOE.
Maverick Grill is hiring waitstaff, kitchen manager, cashier, and line cook. Apply in person at 6671 U.S. Hwy. 181 N., Floresville, between 2-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday.
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One Opinion: The Ebola conundrum

October 18, 2014

Despite efforts from the White House and the Centers for Disease Control, to tamp down fears of a widespread Ebola outbreak in this country, Americans remain skeptical. The CDC has issued definitive protocols for handling Ebola patients, but... More ›

Voting is the only way to change our trajectory

October 12, 2014

Before we can change the nation, we must change our community, and by change, I mean citizen participation in government. It starts right here at home. Just sharing your disagreements on... More ›

One Opinion: America needs to refocus education

June 2, 2014

(Updated) Most people assume that in order to be successful, students need a college degree: “Educating every American student to graduate from high school prepared for college and for a career... More ›

One Opinion: News vs. opinion; are we biased?

August 26, 2013

Comments posted recently to our Web site are typical of frequent criticism of newspapers, however, many of them miss their mark. There is a lot of confusion, for instance, about information... More ›

One Opinion: Internet tax not as 'fair' as it appears

April 25, 2013

The Marketplace Fairness Act, may soon pass the Senate. It would require sellers to collect sales taxes for online purchases. At first glance, it would appear to be as it says: Fair. But... More ›

One Opinion: Headlines Including Fiscal Cliff

December 31, 2012

-- Headlines: House Republicans reversed course Tuesday evening (Jan. 1) and charted a path toward a possible late-night vote on the bipartisan agreement struck in the Senate to avoid the worst... More ›

One Opinion: Obama won

November 7, 2012

What does an Obama win mean? It means a LOT of things, but that would take volumes to explain. Suffice it to say that we will have more of the same. Higher unemployment. Increased costs for health insurance and health care. Higher prices... More ›

One Opinion: Leave no one behind

November 2, 2012

PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: "This is a tough time for a lot of people -- millions of folks ... . But America is tougher, and we’re tougher because we pull together. We leave nobody behind. We make sure that we respond as a nation and remind ourselves... More ›

One Opinion: Poor Michelle

October 29, 2012

It’s tough out there, with a hurricane bearing down on the East Coast and questions continuing about Libya-Gate, but campaigns must go on. This is, I believe, about the fifth or sixth email that I have gotten from Michelle Obama or someone else... More ›

One Opinion: Watching The Debates — or not

October 1, 2012

The headlines are all about “The Debates.” President Barack Obama’s camp claims that presidential contender Mitt Romney is “more prepared,” because he recently campaigned in the primaries.... More ›

One Opinion: Headlines

September 18, 2012

We’ve all seen the headlines in the last few days. The economy’s in the tank. The Middle East is in turmoil. Americans are being attacked and murdered by terrorists. American embassies are under siege. Iran is on the verge of... More ›

One Opinion: Good news from commissioners?

September 7, 2012

I know, you will have to think twice when you read this. ... too good to be true! "Wilson County commission meetings aren’t exactly the hottest ticket in town, but the last meeting was so... More ›

Times like these prove print still king

August 26, 2012

Saturday’s headlines from NBC: “Neil Young, first man to walk on the moon, dies at 82.” Of course, Neil Young is not an astronaut, nor is he 82. Cer-tainly, he is not dead! And, while... More ›

One Opinion: We ate chicken ‘with pleasure’

One Opinion: We ate chicken ‘with pleasure’

August 2, 2012

We drove into San Antonio Wednesday evening just to eat at Chick-fil-A, and it turned out to be an enjoyable experience. I don’t like boycotts, as they are negative, but I do enjoy positive... More ›

One Opinion: Farm Bill Pro and Con

July 31, 2012

PRO -- FROM The Texas Farm Bureau The president of Texas’ largest farm and ranch organization said the group would oppose an extension of the current farm bill, favoring instead a new five-year farm bill approved by the U.S. House of Representatives... More ›

One Opinion: Who built this country? Business or government?

July 18, 2012

“If you’ve got a business -- you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen.” This is what President Barack Obama said over the weekend! Really? Somebody else worked the 20-hour days... More ›

One Opinion: ‘Farm Bill’ feeds hungry children?

June 26, 2012

With the way money is being thrown about by this administration, it would appear that there is just too much money and they working really hard to get rid of it all. Throwing money around,... More ›

One Opinion: Obama says buy a thingamajig

June 2, 2012

Thanks to President Barack Obama, we keep pouring money into failed businesses such as Solyndra because they made big campaign contributions to him. He's repaying his friends, taking taxpayers... More ›

One Opinion: Headlines that speak for themselves — or not

May 23, 2012

Here are some interesting headlines from the last few days. Quote: APNewsBreak: Chamber to run congressional ads WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is launching ads in Florida,... More ›

One Opinion: Eagle Ford shale: Dream come true or nightmare?

May 9, 2012

There is no one in South Texas who has not seen the changes brought about by what some now predict is the largest-ever economic boom for Texas. Pre-dictions are that the Eagle Ford shale development... More ›

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