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Runge schools announce retirement of superintendent
RUNGE – Runge Superintendent Janice Sykora has announced her retirement as superintendent of schools for the Runge Independent School District, according to information in a news release sent by th...
Dec 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jr. High Lady Badgers win second place honors in recent tournament
On Thursday, Dec. 11 both the Karnes City Jr. High girls teams, 7A and 8A, faced Randolph. Both teams won, 7th A 24-18 and 8th A 53-4. Both teams advanced to the championship game on Saturday. Scor...
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Leopards fall to Stockdale, 52-19
The Kenedy Leopards varsity basketball team lost to Stockdale in competition on Dec. 9, 52-19. Score by quarters: Kenedy: 3, 4, 7, 5 Stockdale: 7, 13, 15, 14 Gailynn Morales led the Leopards in sco...
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Jackets win third place in Agua Dulce Tournament
Eva Tollefson photo Runge’s Valerie Mejia drives to the basket during recent basketball competition. The Lady Jackets won third place honors in the Agua Dulce Tournament.
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beaverettes beat Ingleside, Brooks Academy
The Falls City Beaverettes beat Ingleside and Brooks Academy in basketball competition last week. On Dec. 9, the Beaverettes beat Ingleside by a score of 69-28. Score by quarters: Falls City: 22, 2...
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Karnes City Jr. High Lady Badgers rack up wins against Poth, Marion
The KCJH Lady Badger basketball teams traveled to Poth on Monday, December 8. The 7th and 8th grade B teams won and the 7th and 8th grade A teams lost. 7th grade B team scores: Half 9-4 Final 23-10...
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Falls City Jr. High boys beat Pawnee, 50-16
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The Falls City Jr. High combined teams defeated Pawnee Jr. High by a score of 50-16 in basketball competition on Dec. 8. Score by quarters: Falls City: 9, 10, 13, 18 Pawnee: 4, 2, 6, 4 Corey Dzuik ...
Giving life
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The students pictured to the left participated in the Dec. 4 Kenedy High School Blood Drive, back row: Gabe Tafolla, Damon Hermosa, James Cooksey, Noah Rodriguez, and Maria Sanchez; front row: Jean...
Texas A&M-Kingsville honors future leaders in Who’s Who Recognition
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
KINGSVILLE - The 2014-2015 edition of Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges includes the names of 150 students from Texas A&M University-Kingsville who were selected as out...
Malik honored with 2014 Humanitarian Award
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Karnes City Hermann Sons Lodge 215-2 has selected Charlie Malik to receive the humanitarian award for his service and dedication to the lodge and the community for 2014. The award was presented to ...
Help area patients - Give blood
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Help area patients by giving blood to the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center, Tuesday, Jan. 6 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the parking lot of Karnes City United Methodist Church. All presenting donors ...
Texas A&M-Kingsville holds winter commencement
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
KINGSVILLE - More than 800 graduates crossed the stage to receive their degrees during three commencement ceremonies to be held at the Steinke Physical Education Center at Texas A&M University-King...

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U.S. President Barack Obama reponds to a question during his end of the year press conference in the briefing room of the White House in Washington
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Friday that U.S. blacks are better off now ...
2014-12-19 14:19:31 -0600
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Hayden, defense attorney for Matanov who is accused of lying to federal investigators about his ties to accused Boston Marathon bombers Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev, talks to reporters following Matanov's arraignment in federal court
By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Friday ordered prosecutors and defense attorne...
2014-12-19 14:31:48 -0600
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By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rabbi Harold Schulweis, a tireless innovator who impl...
2014-12-19 15:12:26 -0600
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Cuba's President Raul Castro smiles during a twice-annual legislative session at the National Assembly in Havana, Cuba, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. When the leaders of the U.S. and Cuba had their first phone conversation in more than 50 years, they were not at a loss for words. As President Barack Obama told the story at his news conference Friday, he opened his call with Cuban President Raul Castro _ brother of famously longwinded Fidel _ with a 15-minute monologue, then apologized for taking so much time. "He said, 'Don't worry about it, Mr. President,’” Obama related. “’You're still a young man, and you have still the chance to break Fidel's record. He once spoke seven hours straight." (AP Photo/Ismael Francisco, Cubadebate)
WASHINGTON (AP) — When the leaders of the U.S. and Cuba had their first phone conversation in mor...
2014-12-19 15:36:01 -0600
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