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Cougars fall twice in Region XIV play
The Coastal Bend women’s basketball team dropped a pair of games in the last week, falling at home to Angelina and on the road to San Jacinto. On Jan. 14, the Cougars fell to Angelina 75-71 at the ...
Jan 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Innovators and educators
Fifty years ago, Bee County Chamber of Commerce leaders were bringing state education officials to Beeville in order to gauge interest in establishing a junior college here (please see the column b...
Jan 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Organist to perform concert Sunday at St. Philip’s
Dr. Joyce Jones, organist emeritus at Baylor University, will perform a concert at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church Sunday, Jan. 18, at 3 p.m. The performance is presented by the Beeville Concert Asso...
Jan 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eastwood and Cooper aim high in ‘American Sniper’
BEEVILLE – “American Sniper” tells the true story of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, proclaimed the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history. The film is directed by 84-year-old Clint Eastwood, who even a...
Jan 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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A record-breaking victory
BEEVILLE – The Coastal Bend women’s basketball team snapped its skid in spectacular fashion on Saturday afternoon. The Cougars poured in a school-record 119 points and blew past Southwest Texas 119...
Jan 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Texas Big Game Awards program accepting entries
SAN ANTONIO – Hunters can show their Texas pride by entering their big game harvest in this year’s Texas Big Game Awards program. The program is accepting entries now through Feb. 15. Celebrating i...
Jan 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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New year, new you?
by Paul Gonzales
Jan 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – As the new year settles in to the middle of its first month, many people are second guessing their New Year’s resolutions. A recent poll shows that nearly 50 percent of Americans have ma...
PISD facilities tour: ‘It needs some work, that’s for sure’
by Bill Clough
Jan 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
PETTUS – Members of a Facilities Planning Team—created by the school district here to assess the need to improve the school buildings—got their first, in-depth look at the campus Tuesday evening. M...
CBC Foundation grant will help historical artifacts
Dec 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – The Coastal Bend College Foundation awarded two ConocoPhillips Innovative Teaching Grants to four Coastal Bend College faculty members. The funds for the grants are made possible thanks ...
Bikers provide Santa escort to children’s home
Dec 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
PETTUS – Every year, the children at the Boothe Campus of South Texas Children’s Home Ministries (STCHM) eagerly await Santa’s visit. Last weekend, Santa’s escorts drove about an hour and half one ...
‘Exodus’ is the greatest story ever re-told
by Paul Gonzales
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – Some stories are timeless. And perhaps the greatest collection of these timeless tales is in the Bible. And, of course, they make for great film fodder with all their epic battles, sweep...
New Life Church to host Piper
Dec 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The community is invited to come hear Don Piper, speaker and author of New York Times best-seller “90 Minutes in Heaven,” at New Life Church on Sunday, Dec. 14, at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Following a r...