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Reading along with the Runge Public Library challenge
By Peggy J. Hailey So how is your Reading Challenge going? (For those who might have missed it, I invited everyone to join me in attempting to read 10 books over this year.) Mine's off to a great s...
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Earthquake detected 4 miles north of Fashing
According to information from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) an earthquake measuring 3.0 on the Richter scale was detected in Karnes County Friday night, Jan. 30, at 8:17 p.m. The quake happened...
Jan 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Karnes City Chamber Chatter: Chamber will honor hometown heroes at Annual Banquet
By Melissa Malik Gomez The Karnes City Community Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit organization dedicated to building and promoting a strong community to which residents, visitors and investors ar...
Jan 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Governor sets District 17 state rep. runoff for Feb. 17
KARNES COUNTY – Texas Governor Greg Abbott ordered a special runoff election to fill the vacancy created in the position of State Representative for District 17 which includes Karnes, Bastrop, Cald...
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Protesters demand investigation
KARNES CITY – About two dozen people staged a protest outside the Karnes County Residential Center, and delivered a petition with 40,000 signatures calling on the Department of Homeland Security (D...
Jan 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lions top Beavers in barn burner
Kenedy’s Jacob Asebedo and Falls City’s Zach Jimerson go head to head in district competition Jan. 20. In a game that went right down to the wire, Kenedy brought home the 51-50 win, which puts them...
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Loma Alta holds barbecue chicken benefit fundraiser
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The Loma Alta Cemetery Association is having a barbecue chicken fundraiser Saturday, Jan. 31 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 1/2 barbecue chicken (no leg quarters here) with all the trimmings will be sold a...
Kenedy Cemetery Association elects officers for new year
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Contributed intformation The Kenedy Cemetery Association held its regular quarterly meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 20 at 6:30 p.m. at Barth’s Restaurant. Board President, Janice Blaschke welcomed those i...
Goliad tops Lady Badgers
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Clara Gotthardt prepares to shoot for the Lady Badgers during basketball competition against Goliad Friday night in Karnes City. Goliad won the game, 67-27. Joe Baker photo
Lady Jackets
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Runge’s Raven Jackson fights for control of the ball during recent Lady Jackets basketball competition. Eva Tollefson photo
Runge powerlifters take top honors at Skidmore meet
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Emily Molina placed first in the 148 division, and Kayci Molina placed 2nd in the 148 division at the Skidmore powerlifting meet on January 17th, 2015. Amanda Castaneda also placed 6th, Caroline Co...
Leopards fall to Yorktown, 33-20
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kenedy Leopards varsity basketball team faced Yorktown on Jan. 23. Yorktown won the game by a score of 33-20. Score by quarters: Kenedy: 4, 2, 0, 14 Yorktown: 8, 11, 8, 6 The Leopards will trav...

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Frank Gehrke, chief of snow surveys for the California Department of Water Resources, measures the snowpack in Phillips, California
By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California has experienced one of the driest Januarys...
2015-02-01 09:14:26 -0600
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(Reuters) - A 3-year-old boy shot and wounded his father and pregnant mother with a 9 mm handgun ...
2015-02-01 10:42:24 -0600
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By Erwin Seba HOUSTON (Reuters) - Union leaders and oil companies were unable to agree on a new l...
2015-01-31 23:40:10 -0600
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AccuWeather: Winter Storm Arrives Tonight
Meteorologist Chris Sowers says light snow develops very late this afternoon.
2015-02-01 10:49:56 -0600
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