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KARNES COUNTY –  The county emergency management department will be testing the early warning system on Wednesday, July 10, at 11 a.m. 

The test will be in the cities of Karnes City, Kenedy, Runge and Falls City.

There will be only one continuous tone and will last for one minute. This will be a drill only to test the early warning system.

County commissioners continue to urge residents to report oil tanker accidents and spills as soon as they are located. Reports can be made to the Sheriff’s Office or to your commissioners.