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Letter to the Editor: Judge not
Editor: First of all, I want to thank you and your staff for printing my articles for over 15 years. Second, thank you to the numerous persons, even out of state, who have favorably commented on my...
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the Editor: School salvage shouldn’t have been permitted
Editor: On Thursday, June 16, several members of the public entered the demolition site for the Falls City Independent School District facilities and removed various salvage items from the site. Th...
Jul 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pets need shelter in storms
Editor: It breaks my heart to hear dogs barking and howling in the rain storm last week. Thunder, lightning scare them too. Please get them shelter. If you don’t want them anymore give them to the ...
May 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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KC annexation plan is a bad idea
Editor: On April 28, I attended the second meeting at City Hall in Karnes City to determine the annexation of homes on State Highways 80 and 123. During that meeting I was appalled to hear a counci...
May 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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All were winners in Miss Runge Pageant
Editor: March 14, 2015 the Miss Runge Scholarship Pageant was held. This was project of the Runge Chamber of Commerce under the tutelage of Mrs. Brenda Hansler. If you missed this event, you have n...
Mar 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gray city building?
Feb 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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 ...
Please vote in Tuesday’s election
Feb 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Interest in new unit appreciated
Feb 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
A decision by three?
Feb 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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 ...
Help with fundraiser appreciated
Feb 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Parents need to ask questions, be informed about local pageants
Feb 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 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...
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