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Kenedy improving animal control
Editor: In late May when we learned most dogs at the City of Kenedy animal control facility were being euthanized, we were very upset. We are all major dog and cat lovers. We will never understand ...
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dark horse in county politics
Editor: Well, all of you concerned citizens of Karnes County that signed the petition for a complete audit and all of you that I know would have signed it, we were kicked in the teeth when no actio...
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Health can’t be traded away
Editor: In the piece reporting on a family’s lawsuit claiming damages caused by bad air quality (August 20th, page 1), I was struck by the comments of an attorney for Marathon Oil after the case wa...
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Unhappy with obituary policy
Editor: I submitted an obituary for my dad to The Countywide last week. I was then informed that I would have to pay over $200 for it. Unbelievable. I understand having to pay for services – you ar...
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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People helping other people
Editor: I often ask children, “Besides our God and parents, who is your hero?” I relate to children my hero is a teacher. We can debate why a teacher is my hero. However, There are hundreds of hero...
Aug 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Good luck City of Kenedy
Editor: I would like to wish the City of Kenedy good luck with your latest Municipal Judge appointment, Barbara Shaw. However, I do feel your vetting process is flawed. To answer Brandon Briones’ q...
Aug 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Controversy!
Aug 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: I was at the special meeting of the Kenedy City Council. The meeting was held to appoint a city municipal judge. Mayor Garza broke a 2-2 tie and voted for Barbara Shaw. Congratulations to y...
Badger Comeback committee deserves thanks
Jul 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: June 28 was a special day, not only was Badger Comeback and anniversary classes celebrated, but I was also honored for my service in helping with the Comeback meetings every year. I was sur...
Wake up Karnes County citizens!
Jul 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: Does anyone realize that we no longer read anything in the local news about what is going on in our Commissioners Court? Why hasn’t anything been said about the discrepancies with our count...
Workers need breaks
Jun 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: I’ve always been glad and happy that I grew up in Karnes County. And especially I’ve admired how people, especially neighbors, cared about each other and watched out for them and their chil...
Fundraiser support is appreciated
Jun 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: On behalf of the KMS Cheerleaders, Mrs. Cuellar, and The Cheer Booster, we would like to thank everyone who made our BBQ plate sale a great success. A special thank you to LHR, Phelps Denti...
Surge of kids crossing border means trouble
by Chip Latcham
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 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...
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CDC Director, Dr. Thomas Frieden, speaks at the CDC headquarters in Atlanta
By Julie Steenhuysen and Sharon Begley (Reuters) - A man who flew from Liberia to Texas has becom...
2014-09-30 19:59:26 -0500
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A police vehicle and residents are seen at the crime scene where mayor of Bell Gardens, California Daniel Crespo was shot, at a condo in Bell Gardens, California
By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The mayor of a small Los Angeles suburb was shot to death...
2014-10-01 00:29:11 -0500
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U.S. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington
By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Secret Service faced scathing critici...
2014-09-30 20:20:16 -0500
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FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, file photo, Gambia's President Al Hadji Yahya Jammeh addresses the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly at the United Nations headquarters. Gambia accused European countries of "racist and inhuman behavior" for deliberately causing boats carrying black African migrants to sink. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Honduras, terrorized by drug gangs, railed against the world for ignoring t...
2014-10-01 00:52:34 -0500
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