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Karnes City ISD Superintendent Column: Great Admiration
With the annual summer Badger Comeback event, in which alumni hold their yearly gathering to celebrate Badger Pride and reminisce about the old (or not so old) days, a special request was made to m...
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Welcome to the new year
RUNGE – On behalf of Runge ISD, I want to take this opportunity to thank our community and staff for a great start of the school year. Their commitment to the children of Runge made for a smooth tr...
Sep 21, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paxton says subpoena of corporation’s records violated First Amendment
AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Sept. 9 announced he had filed a friend-of-the-court brief “in defense of the First Amendment.” The brief, he said, explains that Massachusetts Attorne...
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Real life is not like a video game
I might be dating myself a bit, but one of my favorite video games is the original Super Mario Bros., which was included in the Nintendo Entertainment System my parents gave us as a Christmas gift ...
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Printed public notices help keep local taxing entities transparent
From the desk of Lozano By J.M. Lozano, State Representative
Sep 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Education chief announces fines assessed to testing service
AUSTIN – Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath on Aug. 23 announced the Texas Education Agency will fine the company that delivers and administers STAAR — the State of Texas Assessments of Acade...
Sep 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Helena Handbasket: When the camera turned around
by Cletus Bianchi
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Although “selfie” became the Oxford Dictionary’s 2013 word of the year, the first self-portrait was actually taken in 1839 by Robert Cornelius while testing his camera. Seems models weren’t as read...
Working to provide better Karnes coverage
by William J. Gibbs Jr., Long Way from Home
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
After hours on Tuesday, July 19, I decided to do a bit of sprucing up at The Karnes Countywide offices on South Second Street in Kenedy. I employed a top-to-bottom approach, starting with sweeping ...
Excellent work by hospital team
by Dee Haveman, Karnes City
Jul 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: Recently I was a patient in the Otto Kaiser Memorial Hospital. It started in the emergency room after midnight with severe abdominal pain. I had never known such pain, and I thought I would...
Surge of kids crossing border means trouble
by Chip Latcham
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
What started as a trickle has turned into a steady, troubling flow. Articles in the national and international media have again turned the spotlight on Texas-Mexico border crossing problems. Last m...
Perfect timing
Apr 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
By Cletus Bianchi Striking while the iron is hot. Making hay while the sun shines. Mrs. Purser hated clichés when she taught me readin’ and writin’ at KCHS in the 1980s, but their ubiquity offers t...
Hagel’s interpretation of law withholds survivor benefit payments to those who earned them
Oct 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor’s note: The following was submitted by a local who found himself, to put it mildly, a bit put off by what has, or better yet, what has not been happening in Washington, D.C.. The inquiry, ha...