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Gonzales raising funds for cheer competition
Jerrilyn Gonzales, who is a two-time national champion in competitve cheerleading, is trying to raise funds to in order to compete again at the national meets in San Antonio. Funds raised will go t...
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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'
by Joe Baker
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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...
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 ...

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An exterior photo shows a U.S. government detention facility in rural Karnes County, Texas
By Mica Rosenberg NEW YORK (Reuters) - For a handful of U.S. companies that have exclusive or lon...
2014-08-01 06:12:38 -0500
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Outgoing House Majority Leader Eric Cantor arrives for House Republican leadership elections in the Longworth House Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington
(Reuters) - Congressman Eric Cantor said he will resign his seat effective Aug. 18, months earlie...
2014-08-01 05:56:06 -0500
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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder speaks at the U.S. ambassador's residence in Oslo
Attorney General Eric Holder is calling on states to be more transparent about the drug cocktails...
2014-08-01 06:39:53 -0500
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FILE - House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., pauses during a news conference on the payroll tax cut on Capitol Hill on in this Dec. 22, 2011 file photo taken in Washington. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reported early Friday Aug. 1, 2014 that Cantor says he will step down Aug. 18 to make sure constituents have a voice during the "consequential" lame-duck session. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor told a Virginia newspaper he will resign his seat in t...
2014-08-01 06:54:35 -0500
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