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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 | 0 0 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 | 0 0 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 | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stop light needed in Runge
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...
Nov 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lost wallet’s return teaches lesson
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...
Nov 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Help with luncheon is much appreciated
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...
Nov 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Attitude of gratitude’ is appropriate
Nov 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 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...
Concerned citizens versus ISIS
Nov 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 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...
Lift leaders, one another up in prayer
Nov 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 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...
Wool over our eyes?
Nov 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: Well fellow tax payers and residents of Karnes County, this is to let you know about the last action taken by our Commissioners Court on Oct. 3l. As you recall Judge Butler originally wante...
150 years too late
Oct 30, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: Some Republicans of congress including Senator Ted Cruz of Texas demand that the president stop all persons from Africa from coming to the United States. Where were they in 1850 when boat l...
Escondido Creek bridge becoming a hazard
Oct 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
national news
Alan and Judy Gross walk through a parking garage after arriving for a news conference in Washington
By Daniel Trotta and Steve Holland HAVANA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and Cuba agree...
2014-12-17 19:48:36 -0600
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City of Miami Mayor Tomás Regalado speaks with journalists in Little Havana in Miami
By Zachary Fagenson and David Adams MIAMI (Reuters) - Some Cuban exiles responded with outrage. O...
2014-12-17 17:13:46 -0600
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Handout of revamped lethal injection room at San Quentin State Prison
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Amid growing concerns about how executions are carried ...
2014-12-17 23:21:28 -0600
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(Reuters) - One person was killed and about a dozen injured when a driver plowed into a row of pe...
2014-12-18 01:08:52 -0600
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