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KC annexation plan is a bad idea
Editor: On April 28, I attended the second meeting at City Hall in Karnes City to determine the annexation of homes on State Highways 80 and 123. During that meeting I was appalled to hear a counci...
May 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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All were winners in Miss Runge Pageant
Editor: March 14, 2015 the Miss Runge Scholarship Pageant was held. This was project of the Runge Chamber of Commerce under the tutelage of Mrs. Brenda Hansler. If you missed this event, you have n...
Mar 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Support of benefit fundraiser appreciated
Editor: Ignacio and Andy Casarez, Jr., would like to thank all the wonderful people who responded to the benefit fundraiser. To J.R. and Rosie Farias for the use of the Hanky Panky. To all the peop...
Mar 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Please vote in Tuesday’s election
Editor: Tuesday, Feb. 17 marks an important special runoff election date for Karnes County and the rest of State House District 17.  A new state representative will be selected for our area.  Voter...
Feb 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Interest in new unit appreciated
Editor: I would like to extend my appreciation to the Karnes County Chamber of Commerce, The Karnes Countywide, and many various people within our community who were able to view our Memory Care Un...
Feb 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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A decision by three?
Editor: As a retired county commissioner with 14 years of service I think any member of a board has been schooled to stay away from a quorum. We have been taught to stay away from a three count at ...
Feb 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gray city building?
Feb 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: Oh my goodness! A gray Municipal Building? What are they thinking? It is atrocious! It doesn’t match anything in town. It looks like an old prison. Please paint it to match the rest of the ...
Parents need to ask questions, be informed about local pageants
Feb 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: This is a letter to the Karnes County Community. We are the parents of the former pageant winner, I say this honestly and without any misunderstanding. My daughter was announced, crowned an...
Help with fundraiser appreciated
Feb 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: The Loma Alta Cemetery Association would like to give a special thank you to everyone who helped with our fundraiser this past Saturday. To all the men and women who helped set up and serve...
Thanks deserved by many for supporting Christmas in Kenedy
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: Christmas in downtown Kenedy was once again a beautiful sight and a true effort of unity. The new bows on the wreaths and the lighted trees made an impressive statement. A big thank you to ...
Let kids enjoy ‘their day’ in local south Texas junior livestock shows
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Detention expansion could be good for Karnes City
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
national news
Accused Aurora theater gunman James Holmes listens during his arraignment in Centennial
James Holmes, the Colorado movie massacre gunman, could face the death penalty after jurors found...
2015-08-03 16:00:23 -0500
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(Reuters) - A gunman shot and wounded two people outside a hip hop concert in New Jersey late on ...
2015-08-04 02:44:54 -0500
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University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing's body camera shows driver Samuel Dubose pulled over during a traffic stop in Cincinnati
DuBose was pulled over by police officer Raymond Tensing on July 19 because the vehicle he was dr...
2015-08-03 19:17:50 -0500
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Authorities investigate Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, in Canton Miss. A man fatally shot a defendant waiting in a small courtyard outside a criminal courthouse in Mississippi on Monday morning, and a suspect is in custody, law enforcement officials said. The suspect has been arrested and is in jail, Madison County Sheriff Randy Tucker said, but he declined to identify him or the victim. (AP Photo/Jeff Amy)
CANTON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man arrested for fatally shooting another man at a courthouse ...
2015-08-04 03:40:41 -0500
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