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Dark horse in county politics
Editor: Well, all of you concerned citizens of Karnes County that signed the petition for a complete audit and all of you that I know would have signed it, we were kicked in the teeth when no actio...
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Health can’t be traded away
Editor: In the piece reporting on a family’s lawsuit claiming damages caused by bad air quality (August 20th, page 1), I was struck by the comments of an attorney for Marathon Oil after the case wa...
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 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 | 2 2 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 | 4 4 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 | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Badger Comeback committee deserves thanks
Jul 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Wake up Karnes County citizens!
Jul 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Workers need breaks
Jun 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 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 | 2 2 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 | 7 7 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 | 2 2 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 ...
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Texas Governor Rick Perry, a possible Republican candidate for the 2016 presidential race waits to speak at a "NH GOP Victory Rally" in Stratham
By Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - Texas Governor Rick Perry on Friday ordered the Texas Nati...
2014-09-19 20:25:31 -0500
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U.S. President Barack Obama stands next to Vice President Joseph Biden (L) as he launches the "It's On Us" campaign to help prevent sexual assault on school campuses while in Washington
By Susan Heavey WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, ...
2014-09-19 14:03:46 -0500
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A U.S. Secret Service agent with an automatic rifle hurries people to evacuate the White House complex over a security alert moments after President Barack Obama and his family left for the presidential retreat, Camp David, in Maryland
By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A man jumped over the White House fence and ran for several ...
2014-09-19 20:00:41 -0500
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Actress Daniele Watts and Brian Lucas speak during an interview with KABC-TV in Los Angeles, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. The Los Angeles Police Department said Sunday that officers detained Watts and her companion last week after a complaint that two people were "involved in indecent exposure" in a silver Mercedes. Watts was detained until police determined no crime was committed. (AP Photo/KABC-TV)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An actress who was detained by Los Angeles police is refusing to apologize for...
2014-09-19 20:28:31 -0500
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