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Wake up Karnes County citizens!
Editor: Does anyone realize that we no longer read anything in the local news about what is going on in our Commissioners Court? Why hasn’t anything been said about the discrepancies with our count...
Jul 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Workers need breaks
Editor: I’ve always been glad and happy that I grew up in Karnes County. And especially I’ve admired how people, especially neighbors, cared about each other and watched out for them and their chil...
Jun 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fundraiser support is appreciated
Editor: On behalf of the KMS Cheerleaders, Mrs. Cuellar, and The Cheer Booster, we would like to thank everyone who made our BBQ plate sale a great success. A special thank you to LHR, Phelps Denti...
Jun 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Surge of kids crossing border means trouble
What started as a trickle has turned into a steady, troubling flow. Articles in the national and international media have again turned the spotlight on Texas-Mexico border crossing problems. Last m...
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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RES PTO says ‘thanks’
Editor: Roger E. Sides Elementary Parent Teacher Organization would like to have an opportunity to send a tremendous “thank you” to the parents and families of R.E.S. Elementary. It is amazing how ...
Jun 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Regarding the Kenedy Pound
Editor: In response to your last newspaper about the Kenedy Pound, I can only say that I have seen many stray dogs roaming the streets with no collars. A dog that came loose from his chain on 4th S...
Jun 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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The flag is flying again
May 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: The Flag is Flying Again. The flag at the Karnes City Veterans Memorial is flying again today, due to help from some very kind, nice young men. My sister, brother-in-law and I went there to...
Karnes County should be proud of and support its firefighters
May 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: The citizens of Karnes County should be very proud of the volunteers working for the local fire departments. The recent lightning strikes and subsequent fires tested these first responders ...
Glass ceiling still part of the oilfield
May 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: I recently read yet another informative article on the current Oil and Gas Industry in South Texas. The article in yesterday’s paper, unless I am wrong, primarily stated the shortage of emp...
Kenedy speed trap is unfair
May 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: I would like to share this with you. I am a worker at the new Conocophillips office in Kenedy. I was shocked to hear stories of coworkers being pulled over by Kenedy police and thought it w...
Lives change at your library
May 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: Seven years ago I discovered the other “love of my life” - the Kenedy Public Library. I have always been an avid reader and “card carrying member” of libraries across the country. I imagine...
Brush burning causing health problems
Apr 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: On Feb. 16, about 5 p.m. or so I was told that we had smoke coming into the back bedroom and hall through the air conditioners. We turned them off, sprayed the room and installed another ai...
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Handout photo of Dr. Kent Brantly speaking with colleagues at the case management center on the campus of ELWA Hospital in Monrovia
By David Beasley ATLANTA (Reuters) - Two American aid workers, both seriously ill after being inf...
2014-08-01 20:05:03 -0500
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A San Francisco police officer stands in front of a Google commuter bus after clearing demonstrators blocking its path in the Mission District in San Francisco
By Jennifer Baires SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Commuter shuttles run by Google Inc, Facebook Inc an...
2014-08-01 16:34:11 -0500
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Jeffrey Fowle is shown in this City of Moraine handout photo
By James Pearson SEOUL (Reuters) - American tourist Jeffrey Fowle was arrested by North Korean au...
2014-08-01 22:09:31 -0500
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This Monday, July 28, 2014 photo released Thursday, July 31, 2014 by the U.S. Forest Service, shows flames and smoke in the Sierra National Forest, Calif. On Thursday, Fire crews are battling a blaze in Sierra National Forest about 60 miles northeast of Fresno, Calif. that was creeping closer to the Mammoth Pool Reservoir, a popular recreation spot that supplies drinking water. (AP Photo/U.S. National Forest Service, Burt Stalter)
ALTURAS, Calif. (AP) — Wildfires burning through dry terrain in West Coast states have forced sco...
2014-08-02 03:23:10 -0500
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