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Tuesday Aug 26 | The Countywide

Why didn't the horned lizard cross the road?

Big Mama, a Texas Horned Lizard in Karnes County, helped researchers discover the home range of these reptiles.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Kenedy, TX

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Countywide

Kenedy Chamber Town Topics... Teachers welcomed with a Back to School Breakfast

By: Kelsey Yeater At Market Days last weekend two dogs from the Kenedy Animal Shelter were adopted.

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Related Topix: Kenedy, TX, Education Etc.

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Countywide

Karnes County Humane Organization seeking donations, volunteers

Donation boxes have been set up at Dynasty Enterprises, located at 105 S. Sunset Strip in Kenedy, and Lone Star Real Estate, located at 601 Borroum Street for donations of food, treats, toys, cleaning supplies, blankets or other items to be used for the benefit of animals in Karnes County through the efforts of the Karnes County Humane ... (more)

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Related Topix: Kenedy, TX

Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Countywide

Historical Society awarded Volunteer Grant

There will be a meeting of the Karnes County Historical Society at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 2 at 216 West Main, in Kenedy.

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Related Topix: Kenedy, TX, Bandera, TX

Fri Aug 22, 2014

MySanAntonio.com

Up in Flames

Retired Karnes City Police Chief Nolan Jonas owns property near an oil and gas collection site by Karnes City, Texas.

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Related Topix: Texas, Karnes City, TX, Nordheim, TX, San Antonio, TX, Eagle Ford, TX

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Countywide

$78,000 Per Acre? County leaders get pushback from public on proposed property purchase

Image: Google A metal building stands on property on State Highway 123 just north of Karnes City.

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Related Topix: Karnes City, TX, Kenedy, TX

Mon Aug 18, 2014

ThinkProgress

Texas Judge Throws Out Family's Lawsuit Blaming Nosebleeds, Asthma On Fracking Fumes

A Texas family claiming they were severely sickened by air pollution from two companies' hydraulic fracturing operations near their home had their lawsuit against the companies thrown out last week, in the second high-profile decision to come down this year alleging sickness from fracking operations in the state.

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Related Topix: Texas, Allison, TX, US News, Liberal Political News

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Countywide

18 indicted by Karnes County grand jury

By Joe Baker Countywide staff KARNES CITY - A Karnes County grand jury indicted 18 individuals July 18 on various felony charges and one misdemeanor charge.

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Related Topix: Karnes City, TX, Prison

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Countywide

Karnes City Chamber Chatter

By Kourtney Green We've been busy here at the chamber making preparations for our upcoming events.

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Related Topix: Karnes City, TX

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Countywide

Marker dedication in Nordheim

On May 3, the Karnes County American Legion Group participated in the Official Texas Historical Marker dedication ceremony for the Sociedad De Sementerio Union Mexicana at the St. Ann's Cemetery in Nordheim.

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Related Topix: Nordheim, TX, Texas, Dewitt County, TX

The Countywide

Volunteers seeking donations for animals at Kenedy Animal Control Facility

Donation boxes have been set up at Dynasty Enterprises, located at 105 S. Sunset Strip in Kenedy, and Lone Star Real Estate, located at 601 Borroum Street for donations of food, treats, toys, cleaning supplies, blankets or other items to be used for the benefit of animals at the Kenedy Animal Control Facility.

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Related Topix: Kenedy, TX

Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Countywide

Karnes County Extension/4-H Column

COMMERCIAL STEER/HEIFER VALIDATION FOR KCYS August 9 at 8 a.m. at Karnes County sale barn in Kenedy.Questions? Call: 830-780-3906 TAG ORDERS Lamb, goat and breeding sheep orders due by Thursday, Aug. 21. Place orders at the Extension Office, 115 N Market, Karnes City.

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Related Topix: Karnes City, TX

The Countywide

TxDOT places oversized signs to emphasize driver safety

Joe Baker photo A giant-size sign placed near the Karnes County Courthouse sends a message to local drivers highlighting TxDOT's recent Be Safe.

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Related Topix: Eagle Ford, TX, Karnes City, TX

Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Countywide

Refugees land on county's doorstep

Bee County Sheriff Carlos Carrizales Jr. had little comment when asked about families coming here from Central America being housed temporarily at a former detention center in Karnes County.

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Related Topix: Bee County, TX, US News, Illegal Immigration, Immigration Reform, Prison, San Antonio, TX

The Countywide

Historical marker to be dedicated Friday

The Texas Historical Commission and the Karnes County Historical Commission will dedicate an official Texas Historical Marker, which tells the history of the Kenedy Enemy Alien Detention Station during World War II.

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Related Topix: Kenedy, TX, US News

Wed Aug 06, 2014

KUT-FM Austin

A Private Prison Group Runs Texas' New Immigrant Detention Center

Cameras monitor every area of the Karnes City immigrant facility, managed by GEO Group, but officials say residents have freedom of movement within the locked facility.

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Related Topix: Texas, Karnes City, TX, Austin, TX

Sun Aug 03, 2014

The Countywide

Inside the Karnes County Residential Center

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials welcomed media to its newly remodeled illegal immigrant detention center near Karnes City on July 31. After a tour, a press conference was held where ICE officials answered questions from local, state and national media.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, Karnes City, TX

Sat Aug 02, 2014

VDARE

Texas: Deluxe Detention Center for Illegal Aliens Gets an Upgrade

I've reported earlier about the fancy lodging for alien invaders in Karnes County Texas that cost $30 million to build and included cable TV, basketball courts, a library and Internet access.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Lamar Smith, Illegal Immigration, Immigration Reform, Karnes City, TX, San Antonio, TX

Fri Aug 01, 2014

KUT-FM Austin

Central American Immigrants Are Welcomed in This Texas Town

Today, buses with Central American mothers and children apprehended at the border start arriving in Karnes City, about 54 miles southeast of San Antonio.

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Related Topix: Karnes City, TX, Hutto, TX, Austin, TX

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Countywide

Shaw appointed Kenedy municipal judge

Kenedy Mayor Randy Garza cast a tie-breaking vote Monday evening to appoint Barbara Shaw as municipal judge for the City of Kenedy.

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Related Topix: Kenedy, TX, Karnes City, TX

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