AUSTIN – Texas continues to lead the nation in oil and gas production, creating jobs and prosperity statewide, but communities in the state’s main energy production areas have also seen a rise in deaths on the road accounting for close to half of all traffic fatalities in Texas. 

Beeville Publishing Co. publishes oil and gas permits and completions for the following counties on a weekly basis: Atascosa, Bee, Goliad, Karnes, Live Oak, McMullen, Refugio and San Patricio.

Clearing Land For Sports Complex Crews continue to clear land where the Larry Keisling Sports Complex will be in Kenedy. The projected completion date is Jan. 15, 2020.

Eric Taylor, county agent in Karnes County, speaks to ranchers about heard health management at the Karnes County Livestock Exchange during a seminar held by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Nov. 7. Taylor discussed the importance of vaccinations, along with a variety of examinations hel…

The San Antonio Food Bank held its monthly distribution in Karnes County, Monday, Nov. 4. The event had 219 families, or approximately 875 food insecure citizens. The SA Food Bank donated new produce bags for the event. Pictured from left: Cheryl Salas; Buzi Fletcher Holzer; Justin Meyer; Ch…

On Nov. 1, Kenedy sixth grader Marlene Sandoval received a special invitation during the pep rally. she was asked to participate in a three point shot skit to win a "prize." She, unfortunately, did not make the shot but was still awarded a special prize for her efforts. Her brother, Jesse Sa…

Karnes City Primary celebrates students with positive behavior by recognizing a "Star Badger" every other week. These are students that have made great choices, been kind to their friends, worked hard, and demonstrated STAR expectations. Pictured first row from left: Easton Fluitt; Violeta T…