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Doege has Eagles believing
Greek writer and philosopher Nikos Kazantzakis once said that, “In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.” That quote might as well hang in the locker room of the Pettus Eagles. Last ...
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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First days of school
First Baptist Church School students went back after summer break this week in their new classrooms. Dr. Susan Warner said that all the classrooms, except for one fourth-grade class, are now in the...
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seniors ready to lead Beeville into season opener
For three years, the seniors on this year’s Beeville Trojan football team have languished in obscurity. They have been all but forgotten by most of the so-called pundits and gurus of Texas high sch...
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Win: That’s the only goal for S-T
The Skidmore-Tynan Bobcats have but one goal in Friday’s season opener at Bobcat Stadium: win. That’s the only thing on the mind of the players and coaches who sport the purple and gold after a bit...
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CBC honors Beeville LVN graduates at pinning and candlelighting ceremony
BEEVILLE – On Wednesday, Aug. 12 Coastal Bend College’s (CBC) Licensed Vocational Nursing (LVN) program students participated in the annual pinning and candlelighting ceremony at CBC Beeville’s Pet...
Aug 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Steeple part of $1.8M FBC construction project
BEEVILLE – A church without a steeple is like an altar without a cross. On Tuesday, the First Baptist Church got a new steeple. Not that it didn’t already have one. It was an almost 16-foot, copper...
Aug 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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These lizards don’t lounge around
I had been seeing these fast little lizards in my yard all summer. I could see that they were striped, but I could never get close enough to tell much more about them. If I approached one closer th...
Aug 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tynan VFD welcomes new brush truck
TYNAN – A $200,000 grant administered by Texas A&M Forest Service enabled Tynan Volunteer Fire Department to purchase a new brush truck. The new large brush truck will replace a converted 1974 Ford...
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Council talks of tax rate increase
BEEVILLE – City Council members scheduled a public hearing for next Tuesday, Aug. 26, at 6 p.m. to hear comments on a proposed 2016 property tax rate. It was discussed at a budget workshop on Aug. ...
Aug 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Unwelcome visitors
These eggs, found in downtown Beeville, are not oversized pollen spores, though some would prefer that over the truth. These are actually the eggs of the brown widow eggs. This spider, although not...
Aug 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hearts & Hooves
They say a horse has five hearts. If that is true, then Jason Hegarty works on four of them. A horse lives on its hooves, and it’s Jason’s job to keep them healthy. “If you don’t have a quality hoo...
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Whit’s Initiative gives to STCH Ministries
STOCKADE – South Texas Children’s Home Ministries (STCH Ministries) is truly blessed by the relationships built between our staff and the people we serve. The Mitchell family sought the services of...
Aug 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chris Hurst, a journalist at the station and boyfriend of killed journalist Alison Parker pauses for a moment as Jeff Marks, general manager for WDBJ7 looks on
By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The father of a Virginia journalist killed in an on-air sho...
2015-08-27 14:44:35 -0500
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One person was hospitalized after being shot and wounded near or inside the student union, the At...
2015-08-27 23:49:08 -0500
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A sign marks the entrance to St. Paul's School in Concord
By Ted Siefer CONCORD, N.H. (Reuters) - The jury in the rape trial of a former student at an elit...
2015-08-27 15:11:07 -0500
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An airplane tanker flies through smoky air as it drops fire retardant on a wildfire that flared up in the late afternoon near Omak, Wash., Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Firefighters were holding their own Thursday against the largest wildfire on record in Washington state, even as rising temperatures and increased winds stoked the flames. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
CHELAN, Wash. (AP) — Firefighters were holding their own Thursday against the largest wildfire on...
2015-08-28 00:19:01 -0500
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