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Lost: Car keys with remote access gadget, military dog tag on ring, last seen at Stockdale school parking lot during parade staging, maybe lost on the parade route. Linda 512-718-8902.

VideoLost: Substantial reward for female American Bully safe return, La Vernia, no questions asked, we really miss her and want her safe and at home. Call 210-999-1132. 
Found: Female Dachshund with a purple collar, July 6 on F.M. 775 and 3432 south of La Vernia. Call 830-947-3490.
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*Fair Housing notice. All help wanted advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or an intention, to make any such preference limitation or discrimination." This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for help wanted ads, which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis.
Diesel Mechanics needed at Coastal Plains Trucking to work in the following locations: Stockdale, TX; Charlotte, TX; and Jal, NM (housing provided at this location only). These positions are full-time and offer medical, dental, vision, STD, Life, 401k benefits and bi-weekly pay. Mechanic Responsibilities: Vehicle Maintenance and Repair on Transport and Bobtail Tanker trucks. Qualifications: Must have own tools, Certification in brakes is a plus, Experience preferred working on diesel trucks, Prefer experience working on Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks and PACCAR, Cummins and engines, Experience changing tires and performing all PM work; Detail oriented, organized, takes pride in work and is safety minded. Compensation: Depending on experience – hourly pay with overtime. CDL NOT REQUIRED. To apply log in to www.coastalplainsllc.com to complete an application or contact Human Resources at 830-996-3002.
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Elaine K.  
Floresville  
January 2, 2013 2:19pm
 
More about the Fiscal Cliff from the Center for Rural Affairs

An extension of the previous Farm Bill was attached to the complex fiscal cliff bill that passed New Years Day. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Vice President Joe Biden negotiated a nine-month extension of the Farm Bill.

“The farm bill extension measure attached to the fiscal cliff legislation passed by the House of Representatives late last night slashes investment in the future of small rural communities and family farming and ranching,” said Chuck Hassebrook, Executive Director of the Center for Rural Affairs in Lyons, Nebraska.

Many smaller, targeted programs that invest in proven strategies to create rural jobs, revitalize rural communities and initiatives to foster a new generation of family farmers and ranchers were completely left out of the final farm bill extension. The eleventh hour deal also prevents farmers and ranchers from being able to improve soil and water conservation through enrollment in the Conservation Stewardship Program in 2013.

“We applaud the efforts of Senate Agriculture Chair Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and House Agriculture Chair Frank Lucas (R-OK) who negotiated an agreement last weekend to address these crucial shortcomings,” explained Hassebrook. “But, regrettably their efforts were set aside in final negotiations over the fiscal cliff bill.”

“The message is clear - despite high market prices, virtually unlimited commodity and crop insurance premium subsidies to mega farms remain uncapped, but beginning farmers and rural communities are left twisting in the wind,” concluded Hassebrook. “And conservation of our precious land and water gets put on hold.”
     
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