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Karnes City, Texas is located in Karnes County. Zip codes in Karnes City, TX include 78118. More Karnes City information.

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$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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Mon Aug 18, 2014

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KC Home and Garden Club continues homage to military; plans meeting

A statue of a military soldier honoring a fallen comrade by kneeling by his boots, is one of four statues added to the Karnes City Veterans Memorial Garden by the Karnes City Home and Garden Club.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

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Lonesome Dove Fest seeking parade entries

Lonesome Dove Fest is seeking entries for the 2014 Lonesome Dove Fest Parade planned for Saturday, Sept.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Denver Post

Kaminsky: No, border kids don't deserve asylum

A Spanish and English welcome sign is seen above a door in a secured entrance area at the Karnes County Residential Center in Karnes City, Texas on July 31. Federal officials gave a tour of the immigration detention facility that has been retooled to house adults with children who have been apprehended at the border.

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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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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Democracy Now

New Family Detention Centers Hold Immigrant Women and Children Without Bond as Asylum Claims Pend

The Obama administration has opened two new family detention centers to hold hundreds of women and children from Central America who fled to the United States reportedly to escape violence in their home countries.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

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Oversized signs emphasize driver safety

The Texas Department of Transportation hosted a press conference in Karnes City July 29 to help draw attention to their media campaign aimed at making state highways safer to drive.

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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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Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Wilson County News

Falls City City Council, Aug. 13

Post a comment Regular Meeting August 13, 2014 7:30 p.m. The State of Texas * County of Karnes * City of Falls City * TO THE MEMBERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL, THE CITY SECRETARY AND THE CITY ATTORNEY OF THE CITY OF FALLS CITY, TEXAS: Notice is hereby given that a Regular Meeting of the City Council of the City of Falls City, Texas, is scheduled to be ... (more)

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Karnes City Head Start enrollment

Families interested in applying for Head Start may apply in person on the following enrollment day: Tuesday, Aug. 12 from 4: to 6:30 p.m. at the Karnes City Head Start Center at 1025 East Main Street.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

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Karnes City Home and Garden Club pays tribute to military

A statue of a United States military soldier carrying another soldier in need of assistance, is shown above with Karnes City residence Gumicindo Cruz, who helps with the landscaping and Karnes City Garden Club members and sisters, Marlane Smith and Johnie Hall, who gave their time to get this statue and three others added to the Veterans Memorial ... (more)

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

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Janacek earns award

Contributed photo Maxine Janacek, SSA Clerk at the Karnes City Post Office, was recently presented with a "Spot Cash Award" by Postmaster Jimmy Loya.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

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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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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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Wed Aug 06, 2014

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KCHS Highstepper Annual Team Camp 2014

The Karnes City Highsteppers, pictured above, had their annual team camp during the week of July 7-11.

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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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Lucianne.com

As U.S. Speeds the Path toDeportation, Distress FillsNew Family Detention Centers

As U.S. Speeds the Path to Deportation, Distress Fills New Family Detention Centers New York Times, by Julia Preston After declaring the surge of Central American migrants crossing the border a humanitarian crisis, the Obama administration has shifted sharply to a strategy of deterrence, moving families to isolated facilities and placing them on a ... (more)

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

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30 years of service

Contributed photo Jeffrey L. Moy, City Carrier at the Karnes City Post Office was recently presented with a 30 Year Service Award Pin.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

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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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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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