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  1. Oil Price Tremors Not Rattling Texas. Yet.Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Gilmer Mirror

    With crude oil prices nose diving in recent months, unsettling fears of idled rigs and plummeting profits have begun creeping through companies and countries whose livelihoods are tied to oil production. Don Tymrak, city manager in Karnes City, from his office in the heart of South Texas' booming Eagle Ford Shale.

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  2. Federal appeals court strikes down Arizona immigrant bail lawRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Jurist

    ... alleging widespread sexual abuse and harassment taking place at the immigration family detention center of Karnes City, Texas. In August the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) [advocacy website] settled a federal lawsuit [JURIST report] requiring ...

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  3. Groups opposed to immigrant detention stage protest at Karnes City ICE facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Countywide

    Contributed photo A protester holds a sign reading "Close Karnes" during a rally organized to protest the detention of immigrant mothers and their children at the Karnes County Residential Center Saturday near Karnes City. Contributed photo Karnes County Sheriff Dwayne Villanueva talks to protesters at the Karnes County Residential Center near Karnes City Saturday.

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  4. Immigrant Advocates Challenge Way Mothers Are DetainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | National Public Radio

    ... N.M., is one of three such facilities. There's a small one in Berks County, Pa., and a repurposed men's jail in Karnes City, Texas. A fourth facility - the biggest of them all, with 2,400 beds - is under construction in South Texas. In an emailed ...

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  5. Supreme Vacuum Services team earns top honors at Black Gold ShootoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Countywide

    ... Joe Rodriguez, Sheryl Armstrong, Mary Leal, Charles Thompson, Dean Kuenstler, Chris Shular, and Mark Hyden. The Karnes City Rotary Club expresses thanks to all the sponsors and participants in the Black Gold Shootout. There were 13 teams ...

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  6. Mustangs drop close game with Karnes City BadgersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Wilson County News

    Lost: Small black female dog, no collar, her name is Shortcake, has long hair, Sutherland Springs area. Call 830-391-5099.

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  7. Program seeking volunteers for project planningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | The Countywide

    ... projects. The first workshop is set for Thursday, Oct. 16 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will take place at the Karnes City Lodge, which is located near the intersection of U.S. Highway 181 and W. Calvert Avenue in Karnes City. Program representatives ... 5 comments

  8. Protesters demand closure of Karnes residential facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | MySanAntonio.com

    Andrea Ortiz of Austin joins others in a chant for justice for immigrants at the Karnes County Residential Center near Karnes City on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. About 100 protesters gathered to demand the closing of the facility and for the release of immigrants detained at the facility.

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  9. Rally Outside Karnes Detention Facility in Karnes City, TexasRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 12 | ImmigrationProf Blog

    KARNES CITY, TEXAS -- On Saturday, October 11th hundreds of concerned citizens and activists from around the country joined local Texans in a vigil outside the GEO-owned K arnes Detention Facility protesting the Administration's use of family detention for refugee women and children in the United States. The protest, which was organized by Grassroots Leadership, Texans United for Families, Austin Immigrants Rights Coalition featured nearly 100 people from around the state - including Austin, Waco, Dallas and San Antonio. 3 comments

  10. Runge Chamber hosting 2nd Friday Community BreakfastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | The Countywide

    ... Karnes County history. There will be a petting zoo, pony rides, fact painting, food from the "The Market" in Karnes City, tours of the museum and Ruckman house, local authors, artists and characters of all kinds, including a "Western Shoot-Out with ...

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  11. Couple speaks of Europe travels to Karnes City Home and Garden ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | The Countywide

    Contributed photo Tony and Dora Perez from Karnes City recently gave a talk at the Karnes City Home and Garden Club meeting about all their travels in Europe over the past several years. By Gladys Janysek Members of the Karnes City Home and Garden Club met Thursday, Sept.

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  12. County leaders considering use of red light cameras for buses, school zonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | The Countywide

    ... As part of the School Zone Speed Initiative, a well-marked and highly visible vehicle with cameras was placed in Karnes City recently as a way to gather data on the number of incidents of speeding and/or other moving vehicle violations such as ...

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  13. Caught on camera: Video goes viral, truck drivers cited for school zone violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | The Countywide

    Tracey Honig photo A white truck passes a Karnes City school bus, captured in this video freeze-frame image. Two truck drivers were cited for school bus stop sign violations last week south of Gillett on State Highway 80. Local officials are describing the problem as "epidemic."

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  14. Stanley H. TessmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | The Wilson County News

    ... construction of Shorty's Cafe, Falls City Baseball Field, and the football field lights at Poss Johnson Field at Karnes City High School. He began his work life as a carpenter's apprentice for his father. His career included being self-employed as a ...

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  15. Allegations of sexual abuse at Texas immigration detention centerRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 4 | Jurist

    ... alleging widespread sexual abuse and harassment taking place at the immigration family detention center of Karnes City, Texas. According to the allegations, guards and staff have groped, kissed and requested sexual favors from vulnerable female ...

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  16. Wartime friendship connects families across generationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | The Countywide

    David Chapman hosted some treasured visitors to Karnes City last week. Ann Boekelaar and her daughter Lilian McGregor spent several days with the Chapman family and friends.

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  17. New office offering victim services in Karnes CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | The Countywide

    Victims of crime now have a new office to turn to for help in situations where help is far too often needed. Established just a few weeks ago, the Karnes County Victim Services office is ready to offer help to such victims - now closer to home at the Karnes County Juvenile Probation office located at 210 W. Calvert Ave. in Karnes City.

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  18. Guards at Karnes immigrant detention centeraRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | KHOU-TV Houston

    Guards at Karnes immigrant detention center accused of sexual abuse Guards at Karnes immigrant detention center accused of sexual abuse Check out this story on KHOU.com: A complaint filed earlier this week with the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement demands an investigation into guards at the Karnes County Civil Detention Center in Karnes City A complaint filed earlier this week with the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement demands an investigation into guards at the Karnes County Civil Detention Center in Karnes City. 1 comment

  19. Stanley H. TessmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | The Wilson County News

    ... and wife Dale, and Nancy Puckett and husband Randall *Visitation: Sunday, Sept. 14, Rhodes Funeral Home Chapel, Karnes City *Funeral service: Monday, 2 p.m., funeral home chapel *Interment: New Bremen Cemetery, Karnes County near Coy City *Services ...

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  20. Alleged Sexual Abuse At Texas Immigration Detention CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | PressReleasePoint

    WASHINGTON D.C., UNITED STATES of America - The Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund and attorneys from the University of Texas School of Law, have issued a complaint alleging ongoing abuse at the Karnes County Civil Detention Center in Karnes City, Texas. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, , opened the Texas facility along with a facility in Artesia, New Mexico after a 500 percent increase in the number of illegal immigrants crossing the border from Central America last year.

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