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VideoMissing: Male Boxer, since evening of Jan. 4, Hwy. 97 West, rear of Promised Land Creamery, $500 REWARD. Call 830-391-2240 with information.
Lost: Male Red Nose Pit Bull, "Chevy," wearing an orange collar, friendly, last seen on County Road 403. 830-477-6511 or 830-534-9094.

VideoREWARD. LOST CAT: Gray and white male cat, since Nov. 13, on C.R. 429, Stockdale, wearing a silver collar. Call 512-629-2005 with any information.
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Immanuel Lutheran Church is now hiring for a Youth and Family Ministry Director. Pastoral: Minister to youth and their families during Sunday School and other church programs, being present in their lives outside the church walls, available for common concerns and in crisis situations. Leadership: Recruit and nurture Youth and Family Ministry program. Administration : Manage the planning process and coordinate with Pastor and Youth Committee all regular ministries to youth and their families. This includes youth of all ages on Sunday mornings and mid-week events; assisting with Confirmation, special events, trips and retreats, and parent meetings. Stewardship: Ongoing evaluation of the effectiveness of youth programs, manage youth ministry budget, and collaborate with the sponsors of each Youth group. Ability to build, lead, and empower youth. Ability to implement a ministry vision. Familiarity with Lutheran Doctrine required; must be comfortable teaching it and representing Lutheran Theology. Proficient computer skills using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, database, email, internet, and social media. Supervisory experience preferred. Ability to adapt and evaluate curriculum preferred. Must have excellent organization, communication (verbal and written), and listening skills, with a high degree of initiative and accountability. Exceptional interpersonal and relational skills required, with sensitivity to church members and visitors. Understanding and enjoyment of youth and families and guiding their spiritual development. Please send resumes to immanuellavernia@gmail.com or call 830-253-8121.
Seeking Diesel Mechanic for concrete batch plant in Wilson County. Experience with eighteen-wheeler and/or ready mix concrete trucks may be required. Company provides paid time off, medical insurance benefits, and paid holidays. Contact Mesquite Concrete, Inc. at 830-216-1530, ask to talk to Nicolas. 
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4 th Generation Texan  
Sutherland Springs  
February 26, 2011 1:30pm
 
Elaine has touched on some pretty significant items in this commentary.

Experts predicted that a passage of the "Cap and Trade Bill" last year would have caused the average consumer a "MINIMUM" of $1700 extra per year for heating/cooling cost. And, several hundred thousand jobs would have been shipped overseas because the additional cost to industry would greatly curtail their ability to compete with foreign industry. This is not me saying it, but experts that study these type areas.

Every time that someone from Washington tells us to paint our roof white, put more air in our ties,what foods to eat, you and I lose a little bit more of the power to make our own choices. I for one am sick to death of Ms. Lamebama telling schools and restaurants what they need to serve. That is the job of parents and individuals. She needs to mind her own business and her own family and leave the rest of us alone.

Experts in the field of energy indicate that we have a couple hundred years supply of natural gas. Why aren't we developing more supply of natural gas and ways to utilize it in autos, homes, and industry? Nuclear energy is clean and safe. Why aren't we developing more nuclear facilities? Other petroleum experts indicate there is large supplies of petroleum in Alaska and off the Coast of America, but Congress won't let American Companies develop it. It feels like going into the ring to fight the World Heavyweight Champion with one arm tied behind out backs. Also, sick to death of 'tree huggers'...better to have a tree than feed, clothe, cool and heat a human being.

And, I believe it was Spain that wanted to go 'green'...it cost them several hundred thousands of jobs and helped bring down their economy....so much for an example of going green.

We have a whole group of folk in Washington that call themselves Progressives (another name for Socialist and Communist) that want to change our country and our economy to something a little more to their liking. They either forget or don't give a damn that the capitalistic system and our moral values is what has provided one of the highest standards of living in the history of the world and made possible so many thrilling advancements in technology, medicine, space, science. If our Government would get out of the way, the USA could be self-sufficient and even more prosperous within the next 10 years...but, they won't. They want to sit in Washington and run Government by committee slanted toward special interest groups and ideology and damn with people.

Elaine has brought up some very timely and important issues that we are now facing and that will become ever more relevant to everyone's lives.
     
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