Since 2014, Kenedy city officials have talked about the possibility of building a convention center, and after delays, dead ends and discussion, the idea is taking center stage once again.

Members of the Karnes County Commissioners Court are voicing strong opposition to pending legislation which they say would “silence county officials” in their efforts to monitor key issues and plans before the Texas Legislation.

Chip (left) and Jeff Latcham, former publishers of the Beeville Publishing Company, congratulate Dennis Wade (center), current publisher, on Coastal Bend Publishing Company’s first year of owning and operating the Beeville Bee-Picayune and its five sister publications (covering Karnes, Golia…

Some might have viewed it as an obstacle to progress, but for others, a historic oak tree that towered over the community of Helena was an irreplaceable historic treasure that met a sad and sudden end.

Although he’s only been with the Kenedy Police Department for about a year, Jesse Pham has already made a strong positive impact on the department, and was recently named officer of the year.

Since 1956, long before anyone in the area had heard of Wal-Mart or Home Depot, Falls City Supply has been a one-stop shop meeting the needs of both local residents and people coming from out of town to look through the store’s impressive assortment of items.