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Riding toward a brighter Christmas holiday
BEEVILLE – Saturnina Del Toro, 3, displayed a smile that told more of her appreciation than words ever could. Her mom, Valerie Moreno, was just as excited when she heard the news Tuesday that both ...
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Altar servers recognized
Altar servers at St. Joseph Catholic Church were recently recognized in a ceremony by the Diocese os Corpus Christi with the Bishop W. Michael Mulvey officiating in the ceremony. Pictured (in front...
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Knife trumps screwdriver - Man pulls blade in self-defense
BEEVILLE – A Beeville man was sentenced to 45 years in prison Wednesday on three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. The defendant, Michael Cortez, 45, was accused of pulling a screw...
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Altar Society
St. Joseph Church and Altar Society held their annual Thanksgiving Dinner on Nov. 24, serving more than 350 meals. The Altar Society was assisted with the benefit by a donation from H-E-B through t...
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Breidenbach, Adkins to marry next June
Mr. and Mrs. John C. Breidenbach of Beeville are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Samantha Shea Heard Breidenbach, to James Kevin Adkins, son of Mr. an...
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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S-T Elementary Student Council gives back to community in numerous ways
SKIDMORE – The Skidmore-Tynan Elementary Student Council has been involved in several service projects the first semester of school. In October, they sponsored a Kiss a Cow contest to raise money f...
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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S-T picks up fourth win of year
SKIDMORE – Skidmore-Tynan picked up its fourth win of the season on Tuesday at home. The Bobcats upended visiting Freer 46-43 at the DuBose Special Events Center. The Bobcats won each of the first ...
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seeing the forest and the trees
The Christmas Tree Forest raised $490 to help with bills and maintenance costs of the McClanahan House. “This is just awesome, $187 over last year’s donations,” said Sylvia Garcia-Smith, treasurer ...
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holly jolly time
Under an unseasonably warm sun — more than 230 youngsters from the area enjoyed the Holly Jolly Christmas festivities on the train depot grounds Saturday. Numerous activities from rock climbing to ...
Dec 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Yonder Inn ribbon cutting
A large crowd gathered for the official ribbon cutting ceremony at the Yonder Inn on Nov. 20. The four pictured out front holding the ribbon and getting ready to cut it were, from left, Paul Thomas...
Dec 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Barris takes silver at Rough Rider Invite
SAN ANTONIO – Nathaniel Barris was the top finisher for the Beeville wrestling team at the Rough Rider Invitational. Barris went 3-1 at the tournament and won a silver medal at the 170-pound weight...
Dec 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trojans lose five straight games
The last week has not been kind to the Beeville boys basketball team. The Trojans lost five straight games during the stretch, falling to 3-6 on the season. The Trojans lost all four of their games...
Dec 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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New York Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at news conference at Woodhull Hospital about the two New York Police officers that were shot dead in the Brooklyn borough of New York
By Jonathan Allen and Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Mayor Bill de Blasio sought to ...
2014-12-22 15:58:12 -0600
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By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Reuters) - Florida court officials, citing confusion after t...
2014-12-22 18:07:03 -0600
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A sign of support of Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl is seen in Hailey, Idaho
By Phil Stewart WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. general will decide whether to pursue disciplinary ...
2014-12-22 14:42:01 -0600
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FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2009 photo, a bottle of Havana Club rum, center, sits on a shelf for sale at Pantry II Liquors in Miami. U.S. rum aficionados are abuzz over the potential for making Cuba Libres with Cuban rum, now that Americans visiting the Caribbean island will be allowed to bring home rum distilled there for the first time since the embargo took effect 55 years ago. Meanwhile, industry titan Bacardi, which was driven from the island by the 1959 Castro revolution, says it’s waiting to see what the impacts of thawing U.S.-Cuba relations will be. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
MIAMI (AP) — U.S. rum aficionados are abuzz over the possibility of mixing a Cuba Libre with auth...
2014-12-22 19:40:55 -0600
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