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Who is she? Is the Emergency Management position needed?
Editor: Who in the world is Susanna Koliba? Ma’am, you repeated yourself about three times “coordinating your new position and agency with the now available resources,” you should have saved a litt...
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Road needs to be fixed correctly
Editor: The picture you see is a problem for travelers on County Road 388 just over a 1/2 mile north of FM 791. County workers did put some dry material in the pot holes but in a short time the dry...
Oct 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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How things change
Editor: I held office as a Commissioner of Precinct 4 for 14 years. It was a known fact that items had to be placed on the agenda for discussion and then a vote after the vote, a decision was made ...
Oct 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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School bus safety and inclement weather
Editor: We live on a small ranch off a county road about six miles outside of Kenedy. My husband, my children and my grandson all rode a school bus down this county road at one time or another. Rec...
Sep 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 4 4 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 | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Health can’t be traded away
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Unhappy with obituary policy
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Good luck City of Kenedy
Aug 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
People helping other people
Aug 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Controversy!
Aug 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 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...
Wake up Karnes County citizens!
Jul 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 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...
national news
By Eric M. Johnson and Victoria Cavaliere MARYSVILLE Wash. (Reuters) - A student opened fire in t...
2014-10-24 16:48:34 -0500
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Staff of the emergency medical services in France (SAMU) dressed in Ebola virus protections outfits stand near a stretcher placed inside an ambulance during a press presentation
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A healthcare worker who had been treating patients in West Africa was detain...
2014-10-24 16:24:40 -0500
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An exterior view of Bellevue Hospital in New York City
By David Morgan and Ellen Wulfhorst WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York and New Jersey will ...
2014-10-24 16:48:51 -0500
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SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A California jury has concluded that a castrated sex offender is no long...
2014-10-24 17:10:48 -0500
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