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KAML radio goes back on the air; tune in on 990 AM

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Radio Station KAML has formally reopened its studio between Karnes City and Kenedy; KAML was welcomed back to the airwaves with a celebration May 22. After the station had been dormant for a few years, Pastor Lee De Los Santos and his brothers began leasing the building and equipment last March, just as the pandemic hit. Struggling through 2020, Pastor […]

Property appraisal protests grind on

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FREE County, taxing entities await certified appraisals to set budgets, tax rates


The Wilson County Appraisal District has received 7,462 property tax appraisal protests this year. That’s more than three times the number of protests received last year, when 2,434 protests of appraised property value were filed. In 2019, the appraisal district received only 1,954 protests, according to Beka Lerich, director of operations with the Wilson County Appraisal District. As of June […]

Mustang twirler is tops at State!

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The Nixon-Smiley High School Band is proud to announce that 11th-grader Emilie Janicek has earned a gold medal for her recent performance at the Texas State Solo & Ensemble Contest in the Twirling category. This year’s contest was held virtually with asynchronous judging, where students had to submit a video recording of their performance. Emilie’s twirling routine earned her a […]

Going batty!

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Woods, Waters & Wildlife

We were on our deck watching it rain. But our dogs seemed highly interested in the empty collapsible trash bin we put pruned branches in. Vicky said it might be a cotton rat as she tipped it over. Our smaller dog darted in, snapped at something unseen, and dashed out, heading to the doggie door, and inside. “Something’s in his […]