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Karnes County politics turns ugly
Editor: The full page political ad about Mr. Yarter two weeks ago left out two important facts: the warrants were not signed and the case was dismissed...due to lack of evidence. This is not to con...
Oct 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Escondido Creek bridge becoming a hazard
Editor: Call it Escondido Creek Bridge, or Helena Highway, but North FM 792 (inside Kenedy’s city limits), and next to a school crossing and, a school bus stop, has taken a real beating in the last...
Oct 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Karnes City streets need to shape up
Editor: I read your community newspaper today and I do have a very big concern about our streets. I own property in Karnes City, off North Davidson Street and Park. So I used my GPS to get to North...
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Who is she? Is the Emergency Management position needed?
Editor: Who in the world is Susanna Koliba? Ma’am, you repeated yourself about three times “coordinating your new position and agency with the now available resources,” you should have saved a litt...
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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How things change
Editor: I held office as a Commissioner of Precinct 4 for 14 years. It was a known fact that items had to be placed on the agenda for discussion and then a vote after the vote, a decision was made ...
Oct 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Road needs to be fixed correctly
Editor: The picture you see is a problem for travelers on County Road 388 just over a 1/2 mile north of FM 791. County workers did put some dry material in the pot holes but in a short time the dry...
Oct 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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School bus safety and inclement weather
Sep 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: We live on a small ranch off a county road about six miles outside of Kenedy. My husband, my children and my grandson all rode a school bus down this county road at one time or another. Rec...
Kenedy improving animal control
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: In late May when we learned most dogs at the City of Kenedy animal control facility were being euthanized, we were very upset. We are all major dog and cat lovers. We will never understand ...
Dark horse in county politics
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Health can’t be traded away
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Unhappy with obituary policy
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Good luck City of Kenedy
Aug 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
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Kaci Hickox and boyfriend Ted Wilbur go for a bike ride in Fort Kent
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2014-10-30 23:27:51 -0500
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By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Air Force may miss its target of August 2016 to ...
2014-10-30 22:23:17 -0500
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A construction crew tries to contain the lava flow from Mount Kilauea in Pahoa, Hawaii
By Karin Stanton PAHOA Hawaii (Reuters) - National Guard troops arrived in a Hawaii town threaten...
2014-10-30 19:08:00 -0500
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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai delivers his speech at the opening ceremony of the 4th Ministerial Conference of Istanbul Process of Afghanistan, at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, China Friday, Oct. 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Takaki Yajima, Pool)
BEIJING (AP) — Afghanistan's new president invited the Taliban to join in a peace process backed ...
2014-10-31 01:38:15 -0500
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