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Fizz! Boom! Read! awards at The Falls City Public Library
At the Falls City Public Library, it's been a summer of fun with lots of activities and programs for all the eager readers.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
What happens on the border doesn't stay on the border
The Karnes County federal detention facility will now house not only adults but children suspected of entering the country illegally.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
KC Detention Center Will House Immigrant Families
An employee at the Karnes County Civil Detention Center walks out of the building Monday morning.
Law Firm Newswire
Fracking Industry Connected to Increase in Traffic Accidents
A spike in traffic accidents has been attributed to the growing number of large trucks hauling drilling equipment and fracking waste on U.S. streets.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Traffic signals in Gillett, Helena will be activated July 31
In an effort to increase safety and ease congestion in Karnes County, the Texas Department of Transportation plans to activate two new traffic signals on State Highway 80 on July 31, one in Gillett and the second in Helena.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Runge Chamber News
By Brenda Hansler The Runge Independence Day Celebration was a huge success! From opening ceremonies to the fireworks finale it was a day to remember.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Permit denied for oilfield disposal well
Karnes County residents who expressed opposition to a planned saltwater disposal facility were pleased to find out that the Texas Railroad Commission denied a permit requested by Supreme Vacuum Services.
This Texas Sheriff Says He's Not Any Lone Ranger in His Quest to...
A Texas sheriff who has adamantly and indefatigably worked on a criminal case against hauling company On Point Services LLC, that allegedly dumped hydraulic fracking waste all over eight miles of public roadways, is not a maverick lawman as some media outlets have reported him as being.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Bishop Man Killed in Head-on Crash: Driver who fell asleep at the wheel sustains minor injuries
A Bishop man was killed and several others seriously injured in a head-on crash that happened early Monday morning at a location about 2.5 miles north of Kenedy.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
San Antonio Food Bank holding Food Fair July 15
The San Antonio Food Bank will be holding a food fair in Karnes County. It will be held Tuesday, July 15 at St. Paul Church located at 408 S. Davidson Street in Karnes City to distribute food to those in need.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Shorty's Place changing ownership and management
In one week, Shorty's Place, an iconic Karnes County restaurant, will change ownership and management, but the new owner hopes to continue the restaurant's long-standing tradition of great food and great service while also offering some new delicious choices for customers.
The Miami Herald
Texas sheriff wants criminal charges filed in fracking pollution case
A Texas waste hauling company that is already facing civil charges for a March accident that spread toxic drilling waste along a rural road could also be facing criminal charges.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Mente Group sees surge in corporate aviation jets from oil and gas execs
Mark Payne and Brian Proctor are the co-founders and partners with Mente Group, an Addison-based aviation consulting group that's seeing a ton of interest in corporate jets from the oil and gas industry.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
TCEQ report finds three violations related to oil spill
The Texas Commission on Environment Quality released a report last week related to an oil spill along state highways and county roads more than three months ago.