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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 | 4 4 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
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...
Feb 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Let kids enjoy ‘their day’ in local south Texas junior livestock shows
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...
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Remembering a true public servant
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: Our old court reporter friend, Jim Maxwell passed away on October 18, 2014 after a long illness at 80 years of age. Jim and his wife Cyndia, together with their family, lived in Pleasanton ...
What is done in the real world
Nov 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: Recently I read in your paper that if a county employee can not do one’s job, one should create a new position and hire another to assist with an additional salary. Let me share with the re...
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Supreme Court weighs new conservative attack on Obamacare
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court appeared sharply divided on ideo...
2015-03-04 14:22:56 -0600
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By Scott Malone and Elizabeth Barber BOSTON (Reuters) - A lawyer for the accused Boston Marathon ...
2015-03-04 13:48:40 -0600
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St. Louis County Prosecutor's Office undated evidence photo shows Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson
A U.S. probe found systemic racial bias and unconstitutional policing that targeted blacks in Fer...
2015-03-04 14:49:22 -0600
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MIAMI (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott will not seek U.S. Supreme Court review of a law that would ...
2015-03-04 16:29:40 -0600
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