For the second consecutive year, Kickin’ for a Kure, which has attracted some of country music’s biggest name performers and raises money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, has been canceled because of outside factors.

It’s been a long road to get there, but the Karnes County Commissioners Court unanimously voted to accept a $1.9 million settlement with defendants in a lawsuit involving work at the Karnes County Jail and annex.

Karnes City ISD STAR Badgers for April 9 were (back row from left)) Wyatt Martinez, Jessa Morin, Jordan Urias, Alelia Trevino, Mattalyn Garza, and Brody Reyes and (front row) Timothy Jones, Violeta Tovar and Daryn Reyes. Not pictured is Kamree Johnson. (Photo couresty of Karnes City ISD)

Boomer's Buddies from Karnes City Roger E. Sides Elementary for April 9 were: (back row, from left) Greyson Hill, Scarlett Snyder, Chloe Roberts Swan, Angel Alvarez, Smyra Walker and Autumn Uribe; (middle row) Raelynn Pollard, David Leal, Jasper Billegas, Gabriella Gonzales, Nadia Ramirez, J…

Golden anniversaryHarvey and Janie Menn of Runge celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on April 4. Their daughters Marcia (George) Flores and Debbie Gorubec hosted them at Saltgrass Steakhouse in San Marcos for dinner. Also attending were granddaughter Mikayla Flores and grandson Dylan G…