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David Silva, county judge and pastor, has been battling leukemia and had hoped it was now in remission. He received word last week it wasn’t. He will now likely undergo either a bone marrow transplant or stem cell treatment. This is the second time he has battled this cancer.
David Silva, county judge and pastor, has been battling leukemia and had hoped it was now in remission. He received word last week it wasn’t. He will now likely undergo either a bone marrow transplant or stem cell treatment. This is the second time he has battled this cancer.
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Through the valley of the shadow of death - Silva battling leukemia for a second time
News Thursday wasn’t quite what David Silva was expecting. The leukemia he had hoped had subsided...
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Obits
Jack Wayne Cowell
Jack Wayne Cowell passed peacefully from this life from congestive heart failure on October 28, 2014, in Grand Junction, Colorado. Jack was born on November 21, 1948, to Loy and Therese Cowell in R...
Ismaiel Hernandez Sr.
Ismaiel Hernandez Sr., 86, of Pettus, died Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. Mr. Hernandez was born Sept. 20, 1928, and married Martina Pena Hernandez in 1948. He was retired from the Pettus ISD as a custodia...
Marcelino Gomez Jr.
Marcelino Gomez Jr., 52, of Beeville, died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. Mr. Gomez was born on July 28, 1962, to Luisa (Barrera) and Marcelino Gomez Sr. He was a welder for Beck Brothers. Survivors incl...
Patrick A. Mattingly
Patrick A. Mattingly, 67, of Beeville died Monday, Nov. 17, 2014. Mr. Mattingly was born on July 17, 1947, to Francis and Faith Mattingly. He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister and tw...

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National News
Activists hold hands during a silent protest at a hearing of the United States at the Committee against Torture at the United Nations in Geneva
By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - The U.N. Committee against Torture urged the United State...
2014-11-28 07:56:17 -0600
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Protesters hold signs aloft outside Macy's before the kick off of Black Friday sales in New York
By Edward McAllister and Daniel Wallis FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - Protesters in Ferguson, Missouri...
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A protester shouts at the National Guard standing on duty outside the Ferguson Police Department after the grand jury verdict in the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Missouri
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2014-11-27 23:07:40 -0600
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Black Friday shoppers swarm to Cherry Hill Mall
Action News reporter Katherine Scott was at the Cherry Hill Mall where Black Friday shoppers are ...
2014-11-28 07:38:54 -0600
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