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Unhappy with obituary policy
Editor: I submitted an obituary for my dad to The Countywide last week. I was then informed that I would have to pay over $200 for it. Unbelievable. I understand having to pay for services – you ar...
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Good luck City of Kenedy
Editor: I would like to wish the City of Kenedy good luck with your latest Municipal Judge appointment, Barbara Shaw. However, I do feel your vetting process is flawed. To answer Brandon Briones’ q...
Aug 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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People helping other people
Editor: I often ask children, “Besides our God and parents, who is your hero?” I relate to children my hero is a teacher. We can debate why a teacher is my hero. However, There are hundreds of hero...
Aug 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Controversy!
Editor: I was at the special meeting of the Kenedy City Council. The meeting was held to appoint a city municipal judge. Mayor Garza broke a 2-2 tie and voted for Barbara Shaw. Congratulations to y...
Aug 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Badger Comeback committee deserves thanks
Editor: June 28 was a special day, not only was Badger Comeback and anniversary classes celebrated, but I was also honored for my service in helping with the Comeback meetings every year. I was sur...
Jul 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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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
Jun 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Fundraiser support is appreciated
Jun 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Surge of kids crossing border means trouble
by Chip Latcham
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
RES PTO says ‘thanks’
Jun 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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 ...
Regarding the Kenedy Pound
Jun 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
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...
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Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana
The measure, signed into law by Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal in June and due to take effect Se...
2014-08-31 22:48:11 -0500
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Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist greets supporters outside the North Miami Public Library in Miami in this file photo
By David Adams MIAMI (Reuters) - When Charlie Crist last governed Florida, his green energy and c...
2014-09-01 11:28:00 -0500
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U.S. missionary Bae appears before a limited number of media outlets in Pyongyang
By James Pearson, Alina Selyukh and Matt Spetalnick SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three American c...
2014-09-01 15:56:13 -0500
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Teen soccer player on life support after Hamilton Twp. crash
Authorities say a teenage soccer player who was seriously injured in a multi-vehicle crash in Ham...
2014-09-01 16:45:30 -0500
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