Tuesday Aug 26
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.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
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.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
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)
Sat Aug 23, 2014
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.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Up in Flames
Retired Karnes City Police Chief Nolan Jonas owns property near an oil and gas collection site by Karnes City, Texas.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Mon Aug 18, 2014
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.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
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.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Karnes City Chamber Chatter
By Kourtney Green We've been busy here at the chamber making preparations for our upcoming events.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
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.
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.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
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.
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.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
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.
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.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
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.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
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.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
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.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
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.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
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.