Project R.E.A.C.H. (Rural Education and Awareness for Community Health), implemented through the Coastal Bend Wellness Foundation, is an innovative community approach that expands options for substance use disorder (SUD) and opioid use disorder (OUD) services for rural Coastal Bend residents.

Just as the summer starts to wind down, area organizations have stepped up their games to provide a rich assortment of events that are equally fun and beneficial to fundraising efforts in Karnes County.

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Bishop John Walter Yanta will be remembered with fondness and respect each time someone enters the Panna Maria Polish Heritage Center, 3909 N. Farm-to-Market Road 81 in Panna Maria--a structure to which he devoted much of his retired life.

Karnes County Commissioner Benny Lyssy and his wife, Christina after over 50 years are transitioning ownership of the Big B food store located in Karnes City. KC Lodge and Karnes Liquor store has purchased Big B. The new owner is planning a grand re-opening with pizza, ice cream and live mus…

Karnes County Food Bank held a food distribution Monday, Aug. 1 at the Karnes County Youth Show Barn, 1480 CR 345 with the assistance of volunteers and the Karnes Electric Co-op Inc. who assisted in providing food for the community. Food bank distribution is Sept. 6. (Photo courtesy of Karne…

“There is a snake on the back patio,” uttered my spouse. Indeed, there was a snake. The trespasser, and all critters not invited, in the eyes of my spouse are breaking unwritten rules and will pay the ultimate price for their transgressions. The violator of the unwritten rule was a checkered…