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From left, Commissioners Pete Jauer, James Rosales and County Judge Walter Long Jr. discuss salary issues during a recent meeting of Karnes County’s Commissioners Court in Karnes City.
Joe Baker photo
From left, Commissioners Pete Jauer, James Rosales and County Judge Walter Long Jr. discuss salary issues during a recent meeting of Karnes County’s Commissioners Court in Karnes City. Joe Baker photo
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Commissioners raise their own pay
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Ellis Y. Herrera
Ellis Y. Herrera, 84, of Beeville, died Wednesday, July 29, 2015. Mr. Herrera was born Jan. 16, 1931, in Mineola to Matilda (Valdez) and Santos Herrera. He was a self-employed horse trainer and of ...
Albert “Dickey” Laubach
Albert “Dickey” Laubach, 80, of Karnes City, Texas, died on Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at the Laubach Family Ranch. Born March 9, 1935, in San Antonio, Texas, one of 14 children to Adolph Laubach and ...
Otis L. Cooks
Otis L. Cooks, 77, of Kenedy died Saturday, July 25, 2015. Mr. Cooks was born June 30, 1938, in Wagoner, Oklahoma, to Will Lee and Vivian Murray Cooks. He was a Baptist minister and a member of Gal...
Lisa Luthringer Hays
Lisa Luthringer Hays, 58, died Saturday, July 25, 2015. Mrs. Hays was born in Karnes City on March 9, 1957. She graduated from Karnes City High School in 1974 and earned a bachelor of science degre...

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