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Excellent work by hospital team
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...
Jul 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Surge of kids crossing border means trouble
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...
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perfect timing
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...
Apr 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hagel’s interpretation of law withholds survivor benefit payments to those who earned them
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...
Oct 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why do I wonder?
By Bill Tipton After reviewing the proposed budget, several areas arouse interest, questions and concerns. Having been a landowner in Karnes County since 1972, and having enjoyed the past forty-one...
Sep 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Domestic oil production expected to give Americans relief at the pump
By David Holt The price at the pump has had more swings than a schoolyard playground of the past couple of months, and consumers can expect more. Yet America is on track to take more long-term cont...
Aug 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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A vote in favor of Kenedy bond election is a vote for the future of Kenedy students
May 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
By Walter Chance The School Bond election in Kenedy is coming up quickly. I find this bond election so important to the future of our education system here in Kenedy; I wanted to share my thoughts....
Vote ‘FOR’ local control
by Cletus Bianchi
Oct 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
You’re probably familiar with Texas’ system of school funding known as recapture, but more commonly referred to as the “Robin Hood plan,” wherein school districts with higher tax bases send funds t...
Amnesty for illegal immigrants is not the solution
Jun 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
By Jose Aliseda State Representative Let us suppose for a moment, that you are the victim of a theft of a substantial amount of money. Let’s suppose further, that you know who the perpetrators are....
Hey, TXDOT, this is killing us
Feb 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Three of Beeville Publishing Co.’s community newspapers serve four counties directly involved in the Eagle Ford Shale petroleum play. And all too frequently now, each issue seems to carry a story o...
Fracking means energy security
Oct 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
By David E. Roberts Jr. Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Marathon Oil Corporation October 12, 2011 -- The continued development and application of advanced technologies has led ...
Guest Editorial: Courthouse restoration: Responses submitted to seven questions
Sep 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
The Karnes Countywide submitted a list of seven questions to Karnes County citizens who have taken a public stance on the issue of courthouse restoration. Karnes County Historical Commission Chairm...