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Lost: Border Collie, black and light brown, 9 months old, wearing a green collar, last seen Sept. 22 near CR 427 in Poth. If found call 210-324-1208.
Found: Pony. Call to describe, 830-391-0074.

VideoMissing Chihuahua off 775 across from the Woodlands on Sept. 26th. Spy is very small, he is Black, Tan, & White. Spy is missed dearly. Please contact 830-391-5055.
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Help Wanted

ON-CALL CRISIS POOL WORKERS NEEDED. Part-time positions are available for after hours ďon-callĒ crisis workers to respond to mental health crisis for Wilson and Karnes Counties. Duties include crisis interventions, assessments, referrals to stabilization services, and referrals for involuntary treatment services according to the Texas Mental Health Laws. You must have at least a Bachelorís Degree in psychology, sociology, social work, nursing, etc. On-call hours are from 5 p.m.-8 a.m. weekdays, weekends and holidays vary. If selected, you must attend required training and must be able to report to designated safe sites within 1 hour of request for assessment. Compensation is at a rate of $200 per week plus $100 per completed and submitted crisis assessment, and mileage. If interested call Camino Real Community Services, 210-357-0359.
Henry Howard Services is accepting applications for QUALIFIED and EXPERIENCED vacuum, end dump and winch truck drivers. Applicants must have a class A CDL with tanker endorsement. Hazmat endorsement preferred but not required. Call 830-569-8144 for more information or pick up an application at 980 Humble Camp Rd, Pleasanton, Texas 78064. 
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November 26, 2013 4:52pm
I vote maintaining anonymity. If I want my full name posted Iíll write a letter in or editorial.
-Leaving your full name and location where you live allows for others to research all of your public records and social media profiles (Some of those records may reveal items that most people rather keep private or somewhat more private i.e. home address, phone number, spouse and children). Controversial subjects can become personal, and when they become personal they can lead to people acting out and doing ugly things. This County is small, and itís easy to find people. Example: I eat meat, pay the Vet to castrate my male horses, and spay and neuter my dogs/cats, but I rather not have some extreme PETA advocate show up at my house and torment my family for it.
-Anonymity allows people to have a voice on a media site w/o consequence of work. For example they may make a political statement, but if someone has their full name and digs to find out what company they may work for or that they may be a service member, and changes their statement in a way that can reflect that itís something their company or military service represents it can lead to disciplinary actions towards them.
-Although anonymity can lead to people feeling that they can say hurtful comments about others, it wonít stop the more brazen when they use their real names either. It does, however, hold them accountable to a larger audience. Enable content monitoring on the website or review all comments prior to posting.
*****Most importantly I love hearing town gossip, and sometimes people post some juicy stuff. I always find it amusing living in a small community when I run into someone, and can put a face to the name. Iím sure the town gossip will go down if you take the anonymity away.
-I dislike seeing public officials posting comments on the news articles to defend themselves. If they want to write something then write it in an open letter to the press, so everyone can read it easily and ready available. Not hidden 30 comments down. Itís unprofessional. The comments sections are not meant to be used as platform for official statements.
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