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Come on guys!
Editor: I read The Countywide, where two of the Patriots responded to the letter of resignation by Judge Shaw. The first Patriot stated that it was done as a way to keep different people up to date...
Apr 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Help with KC Badger Relays appreciated
Editor: A big “thank you” goes out to the following people who helped make the KC Badger Relays a huge success this past Saturday. With your efforts, the Badger Relays remains one of the best and m...
Apr 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Proud of small town Texas
Editor: In 1951, my husband, Dr. C.W. Kimble and I, were encouraged by our college clinic director, Dr. Cletus Drain, to visit Karnes City as a place to establish our home and business. Upon arrivi...
Apr 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Speaking up... works!
Editor: We want to send out a big thank you to the County Commissioners for fixing CR 148 by putting limestone on it. Not only will it be a smoother ride, it will almost be dust free. Our house wil...
Mar 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thank you, Rami
Editor: I would like to recognize Miss Rami Flores -- who was initially named and crowned Miss Karnes County during the scholarship pageant held on February 15, 2014, which was sponsored by the Ken...
Mar 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Civility revisited
Editor: I noticed again in the paper some “Concerned Citizens” - hiding their identity - said negative things against Judge Shaw. Thank you Judge Shaw for running a clean campaign by indicating you...
Mar 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Please do not forget to vote
Feb 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: Political candidates are seeking and urging us to cast our vote in the upcoming elections, please start looking for your voter registration card and have it ready to go out and vote for the...
Spend tax money on roads, not signs
Feb 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: Ha, ha, ha! We’ve had 25 MPH signs on CR 163 for about a year now and not even the sorry road conditions have slowed the traffic. The only county attention I’ve seen is a passing road crew ...
Is the law for everyone or just a few?
Feb 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: I really wasn’t going to get involved in local county business, but my conscience wouldn’t let me keep from it. As the old saying goes, if you sit back and say or do nothing, then you are a...
Obamacare or the Affordable Care Act?
Jan 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: When everything was looking good for the new health care it was okay to call it Obama Care. Now that everything is falling apart its the Affordable Care Act. Its been reported that 2 millio...
County should focus on roads, not salaries
Jan 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: I think it is about time that I said something about our county roads. I have been living in Karnes County all of my life. County Road 163 is in poor shape. It has been graded one or maybe ...
Veterans services officer deserves thanks
Dec 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: I am writing this letter to say thank you to the Karnes County Veterans Services Officer Alex Caballero. This past weekend I attended the “Wreaths across America” ceremony that he organized...
national news
By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - The accused Boston Marathon bomber's relationship with family,...
2014-04-16 12:40:36 -0500
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File photo of a helicopter fliyingover the large debris pile left by a mudslide in Oso.
By Jonathan Kaminsky OLYMPIA, Washington (Reuters) - The official death toll from a mudslide that...
2014-04-16 11:58:55 -0500
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By Megan Twohey NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wisconsin has adopted a law to limit private custody transfe...
2014-04-16 16:28:29 -0500
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Death row inmate Jose Luis Villegas Jr is seen in an undated photo released by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice in Huntsville
By Brendan O'Brien (Reuters) - Texas executed by lethal injection on Wednesday a man who was conv...
2014-04-16 20:15:00 -0500
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