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Throwdown 3: Return of the Librarian
By Peggy J. Hailey The Runge Reading Throwdown is upon us, and I am super excited! We, four teams (of eleven folks each) all trying to out-read me. Our intrepid readers range in age from under 7 to...
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21st Annual Beaver Roundup
Contributed item The 21st Annual Beaver Roundup will be held Saturday, Aug. 2 at the Falls City Community Hall. Activities will begin with registration at 4 p.m. and will include a silent auction, ...
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Food Pantry event planned for Falls City Aug. 4
KARNES COUNTY –The San Antonio Food Bank will be holding a mobile food pantry in Karnes County on Monday, Aug. 4 at 10 a.m. at the baseball park on Wilma Street in Falls City to distribute food to ...
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Low cost sports physicals this Saturday
This Saturday, Aug. 2 at Otto Kaiser Memorial Hospital in Kenedy, local physicians will offer back to school sports physicals for only $10. Student athletes will need to bring their UIL forms provi...
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Shaw appointed Kenedy municipal judge
KENEDY – Kenedy Mayor Randy Garza cast a tie-breaking vote Monday evening to appoint Barbara Shaw as municipal judge for the City of Kenedy. The position became vacant when Municpal Court Judge Dav...
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'This is your store'
They say, “Here everything’s better.” If that’s the case, then life in Kenedy now must be even better than “better.” A new H-E-B grocery store and H-E-B convenience store opened in Kenedy last week...
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Man injured by electrical shock at saltwater disposal site
by Joe Baker
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CESTOHOWA – An energy company employee was injured as a result of an electrical shock on the morning of Friday, July 18. According to information from the Karnes County Sheriff’s Office, at 6:19 a....
County courthouse roof bids cancelled, for now
by Joe Baker
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KARNES CITY – Construction bids being solicited by Karnes County for work to repair and reconstruct the roof of the Karnes County Courthouse have been cancelled for now, according to an architect w...
Independent auditing firm expresses concerns to Karnes County leaders
by Joe Baker
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By Joe Baker Countywide staff KARNES CITY – An independent auditing firm has expressed concerns with the county treasurer’s office during a recent meeting of Karnes County Commissioners Court. Jane...
Last registration for Karnes County Oilers football/cheer season
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The Karnes County Oiler football/cheer will have a car wash at Auto Zone this Saturday August 2 from 9 a.m till 3 p.m. All donations will go towards equipment and uniforms. At this same time you ca...
El Oso calls boil order a 'precautionary measure'
by Joe Baker
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El Oso Water Supply Corporation General Manager Carolyn Pfeil Black said the public notice to boil water issued yesterday was done as a "precautionary measure" and that water in the system has not ...
Humphries honored as Television Photojournalist of the Year
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Michael Humphries, a graduate of Kenedy High School, recently received seven awards at The Houston Press Club’s annual Lone Star Awards. Among the awards Humphries received recognizing his work in ...

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People hoping to reach the U.S. ride atop the wagon of a freight train, known as La Bestia (The Beast) in Ixtepec
By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bill to fund border security blew up in House Speaker J...
2014-07-31 20:02:26 -0500
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A woman walks to the Supreme Court in Washington
(Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court has been asked to review a case about whether the federal gove...
2014-07-31 21:03:37 -0500
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President Obama attends celebration of Special Olympics
By Annika McGinnis WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Katy Perry, Jason Derulo and Stevie Wonder were all the...
2014-08-01 00:43:50 -0500
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In this July 8, 2014 photo, founder Cynthia Watkins kisses a wolf inside the Seacrest Wolf Preserve in Chipley, Fla. The 450 acre preserve is home to 30 gray, Arctic and British Columbian wolves. It is the largest wolf preserve in the Southeastern United States. The preserve was damaged during heavy rains that flooded the region in April. (AP Photo/Melissa Nelson-Gabriel)
CHIPLEY, Fla. (AP) — At Seacrest Wolf Preserve in northern Florida, billed as the largest such fa...
2014-08-01 03:41:01 -0500
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