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ALL ABOARD! Industrial ra...
By Ben Tinsley The Progress LIVE OAK COUNTY – The partners behind the Live Oak Railroad predict that it might become “the little train that could” when it comes to generating new jobs for the South...
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‘He had no intention of s...
By Ben Tinsley The Progress GEORGE WEST – A Live Oak County sheriff’s deputy was forced to shoot out the front and back passenger tires of a 2002 Ford pickup early Saturday to stop the out-of-contr...
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Karnes leading state in o...
KENEDY – The Karnes County Appraisal District hosted a meeting in Kenedy last week aimed at helping local residents understand the methods used in the appraisal of tax values on oil and gas resourc...
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Contestants will compete ...
KENEDY – A total of 31 contestants will compete for honors across four categories in the Miss Bluebonnet Days Pageant happening Saturday, April 26 at 6 p.m. at the Kenedy Elementary School Cafeteri...
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Leopard seniors lead the ...
The Kenedy Leopards concluded their 2014 campaign with a heartbreak loss to the Yorktown Kats by the score of 12-11. The Leopards plated 3 runs in the First, Second and Fourth innings while scoring...
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Train the trainer
Otto Kaiser memorial Hospital and the Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Council (STRAC) held a “Train the Trainer” event in Kenedy on April 9. The “Ambus” made a stop at the hospital to show staff ...
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Runge cheerleaders
The 2014-2015 Runge Varsity Cheerleaders and Mascot are (l-r) bottom row: Veronica Serrano, Desiree Hyatt and Kayci Molina; middle row: Kamryn Gutierrez (mascot), Lauren Tollefson, Delanie Ramos, a...
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Falls City students parti...
Falls City Elementary participated in the Book-It program sponsored by Pizza Hut.
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Kenedy students donate blood
Kenedy High School had a successful blood drive on April 16. The projected goal was 20 units. A total of 27 units was collected. KHS also had eight students who tried but were unable to donate. Eac...
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Snapshots from Karnes Cou...
Snapshots from Karnes County Government Day Contributed photos by Sue Butler Carter
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CBC board responds to call for resignation
by Bill Clough
Apr 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – Following the dictates of both the United States and the Texas Constitution and the Texas Open Meetings Act, regular board meetings of elected officials include a public forum on the age...

Karnes leading state in oil production: Appraisal specialist explains mineral values and local effect of Eagle Ford Shale development
by Joe Baker
Apr 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
KENEDY – The Karnes County Appraisal District hosted a meeting in Kenedy last week aimed at helping local residents understand the methods used in the appraisal of tax values on oil and gas resourc...

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Frazier Glenn Cross appears in court on murder charges in Olathe, Kansas
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