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ALL ABOARD! Industrial ra...
By Ben Tinsley The Progress LIVE OAK COUNTY – The partners behind the Live Oak Railroad predict that it might become “the little train that could” when it comes to generating new jobs for the South...
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‘He had no intention of s...
By Ben Tinsley The Progress GEORGE WEST – A Live Oak County sheriff’s deputy was forced to shoot out the front and back passenger tires of a 2002 Ford pickup early Saturday to stop the out-of-contr...
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Karnes leading state in o...
KENEDY – The Karnes County Appraisal District hosted a meeting in Kenedy last week aimed at helping local residents understand the methods used in the appraisal of tax values on oil and gas resourc...
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Contestants will compete ...
KENEDY – A total of 31 contestants will compete for honors across four categories in the Miss Bluebonnet Days Pageant happening Saturday, April 26 at 6 p.m. at the Kenedy Elementary School Cafeteri...
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Beavers clinch district c...
Carole Gaskamp photo Falls City senior, Justin Twine, hit a walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth against Port Aransas to clinch the 31-A District Championship for the Beavers. FC scored the...
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Kenedy golfer advancing t...
Contributed photo Andrew Aguirre, a senior from Kenedy High School, participated in the 1A Region IV golf tournament held at the Brenham Country Club this past week. All of the participants battled...
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KCRTA donates books
Each year the Karnes County Retired Teachers' Association provides books for the kindergarten students of Karnes County. At their April 16 meeting these KCRTA members prepared for distribution the ...
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Hometown Hero: Anthony L....
Contributed item Anthony L. Gonzales, of Kenedy, is a sailor with US Fleet Forces Command. His rank/rate is O-1E/ENS. He is currently in Norfolk Va. He is a 1999 Kenedy High School graduate and a 2...
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Yard of the Month
The Karnes City Home and Garden Club has selected the home of Eddy and Ofelia Garza for the Yard of the Month for April. The home is located at 1431 S. Hwy 123 in the triangle of Hwy 181 and Hwy 12...
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Second Monday Ladies
The Second Monday Ladies Fellowship of FBC Kenedy met April 14 with the theme being "Let's Swap." Tina Sczepanik started the activities with a devotional entitled "You Say - God Says." Tina directe...
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CBC board responds to call for resignation
by Bill Clough
Apr 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – Following the dictates of both the United States and the Texas Constitution and the Texas Open Meetings Act, regular board meetings of elected officials include a public forum on the age...

Karnes leading state in oil production: Appraisal specialist explains mineral values and local effect of Eagle Ford Shale development
by Joe Baker
Apr 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
KENEDY – The Karnes County Appraisal District hosted a meeting in Kenedy last week aimed at helping local residents understand the methods used in the appraisal of tax values on oil and gas resourc...

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