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Let kids enjoy ‘their day’ in local south Texas junior livestock shows
Editor: For the next several weeks, junior livestock shows will be held throughout south Texas. This much-anticipated event features the youth of the county who pursue this interest despite the dec...
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Detention expansion could be good for Karnes City
Editor: I attended the meeting of the Commissioners Court. Judge Long and all four commissioners listened to several opinions regarding whether or not to approve the expansion of the Karnes City ar...
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dilley ready to meet ICE detention center needs
Editor: I am sure you have heard GEO is trying to get permission from the Commissioners Court to expand the ICE unit from 626 beds to 1,158. I am going to tell you it is not necessary. On Oct. 31, ...
Dec 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Remembering a true public servant
Editor: Our old court reporter friend, Jim Maxwell passed away on October 18, 2014 after a long illness at 80 years of age. Jim and his wife Cyndia, together with their family, lived in Pleasanton ...
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Help with Memorial appreciated
Editor: The Karnes City Home and Garden Club would like to thank the following who assisted in updating and painting the Women’s Star Memorial in Karnes City across the street from the old courthou...
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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What is done in the real world
Editor: Recently I read in your paper that if a county employee can not do one’s job, one should create a new position and hire another to assist with an additional salary. Let me share with the re...
Nov 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stop light needed in Runge
Nov 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: We had a terrible loss in Runge this week due to another bad accident. We lost a kind and gentle soul that was one of God’s angels. This accident may or may not have been prevented if we ha...
Help with luncheon is much appreciated
Nov 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: I would like to thank all the veterans that attended our first Karnes County Band of Brothers Luncheon. Even though the event was planned late and we did not reach all our county’s veterans...
‘Attitude of gratitude’ is appropriate
Nov 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: This past Veterans Day I had the privilege to attend a program honoring veterans of all the military service’s at Roger E. Sides Elementary School. As I engaged in the program I sensed some...
Lost wallet’s return teaches lesson
Nov 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: A short, but true story — I went golfing a couple of weeks ago and lost my wallet. I didn’t know if I lost it or someone stole it. Of course it had my driver’s license, credit card, and ove...
Lift leaders, one another up in prayer
Nov 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: The 2014 Election is behind us and I have heard the term “Going Forward” being used rather frequently. It just seems too me that what they really mean is to get further and further from the...
Concerned citizens versus ISIS
Nov 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: Recently I have seen where a ISIS represented standing tall with a knife ready to behead a person kneeling with his hands tied behind his back. Yet in my opinion he is a coward - as defined...
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Texas Attorney General Abbott speaks during an anti-abortion rally at the State Capitol in Austin
(Reuters) - Texas Governor Greg Abbott said on Friday he would officially declare Feb. 2 "Chris K...
2015-01-30 23:58:14 -0600
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San Francisco police said on Friday night they had detained two people in connection with a case ...
2015-01-31 02:09:54 -0600
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Doug Groves teaches a rawhide braiding workshop at the 31st National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko, Nevada
By Mary Papenfuss ELKO, Nev. (Reuters) - When long-time bronc rider Paul Zarzyski needed to rest ...
2015-01-31 06:17:59 -0600
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014 file photo, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler speaks during new conference in Washington. Whose Internet is it anyway? Wheeler says he’s keeping that question in mind as he pitches the biggest regulatory shake-up to the telecommunications industry since 1996, when people still used noisy modems and referred to the “information superhighway” as a fun way to buy books or check the weather. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Whose Internet is it anyway?
2015-01-31 08:11:13 -0600
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