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Support of benefit fundraiser appreciated
Editor: Ignacio and Andy Casarez, Jr., would like to thank all the wonderful people who responded to the benefit fundraiser. To J.R. and Rosie Farias for the use of the Hanky Panky. To all the peop...
Mar 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Interest in new unit appreciated
Editor: I would like to extend my appreciation to the Karnes County Chamber of Commerce, The Karnes Countywide, and many various people within our community who were able to view our Memory Care Un...
Feb 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Please vote in Tuesday’s election
Editor: Tuesday, Feb. 17 marks an important special runoff election date for Karnes County and the rest of State House District 17.  A new state representative will be selected for our area.  Voter...
Feb 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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A decision by three?
Editor: As a retired county commissioner with 14 years of service I think any member of a board has been schooled to stay away from a quorum. We have been taught to stay away from a three count at ...
Feb 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gray city building?
Editor: Oh my goodness! A gray Municipal Building? What are they thinking? It is atrocious! It doesn’t match anything in town. It looks like an old prison. Please paint it to match the rest of the ...
Feb 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Help with fundraiser appreciated
Editor: The Loma Alta Cemetery Association would like to give a special thank you to everyone who helped with our fundraiser this past Saturday. To all the men and women who helped set up and serve...
Feb 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parents need to ask questions, be informed about local pageants
Feb 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: This is a letter to the Karnes County Community. We are the parents of the former pageant winner, I say this honestly and without any misunderstanding. My daughter was announced, crowned an...
Let kids enjoy ‘their day’ in local south Texas junior livestock shows
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: For the next several weeks, junior livestock shows will be held throughout south Texas. This much-anticipated event features the youth of the county who pursue this interest despite the dec...
Thanks deserved by many for supporting Christmas in Kenedy
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: Christmas in downtown Kenedy was once again a beautiful sight and a true effort of unity. The new bows on the wreaths and the lighted trees made an impressive statement. A big thank you to ...
Detention expansion could be good for Karnes City
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: I attended the meeting of the Commissioners Court. Judge Long and all four commissioners listened to several opinions regarding whether or not to approve the expansion of the Karnes City ar...
Dilley ready to meet ICE detention center needs
Dec 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: I am sure you have heard GEO is trying to get permission from the Commissioners Court to expand the ICE unit from 626 beds to 1,158. I am going to tell you it is not necessary. On Oct. 31, ...
Help with Memorial appreciated
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: The Karnes City Home and Garden Club would like to thank the following who assisted in updating and painting the Women’s Star Memorial in Karnes City across the street from the old courthou...
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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is pictured in this handout photo presented as evidence by the U.S. Attorney's Office in Boston
By Scott Malone and Elizabeth Barber BOSTON (Reuters) - Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar T...
2015-03-31 09:12:32 -0500
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By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that private me...
2015-03-31 09:38:15 -0500
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Los Angeles city firefighters battle a massive fire at a seven-story downtown apartment complex under construction in Los Angeles
(Reuters) - A suspect who sparked a massive arson fire last year that gutted a multi-story apartm...
2015-03-31 02:22:15 -0500
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This undated booking photo provided by the Dallas County Jail shows Alicia Carroll. Carroll has been charged with leaving her 7-year-old daughter to sleep overnight in a dumpster outside a spa in Dallas, police said. Carroll, of Garland, was being held in the Dallas County jail on charges of abandoning and endangering a child. Bond for the 28-year-old woman was set at $25,000. (AP Photo/Dallas County Jail)
DALLAS (AP) — A mother has been charged with leaving her 7-year-old daughter to sleep overnight i...
2015-03-31 09:44:25 -0500
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