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County judge candidates square off in public forum
BEEVILLE – Candidates for county judge will square off in a debate Feb. 11 with residents being given a chance to suggest questions. Mike Showalter, who is coordinating this Republican Club of Bee ...
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From a brat to a blessing
BEEVILLE – The note simply read, “To a really nice teacher. Sorry I was a brat.” This note, written on the back of the lunch tab for five teachers, had no name and was all they know about the perso...
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Jones High students excel at regional leadership conference
BEEVILLE – A.C. Jones High School’s Business Professional of America team competed at the Regional Leadership Conference at Tuloso-Midway High School on Saturday, Jan. 23. Members competing were: A...
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Free tax filing preparation services available at CBC
BEEVILLE – Through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, Coastal Bend College (CBC) will provide free tax preparation services to members of the community and surrounding areas. The t...
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K-Bob’s open once again
BEEVILLE – The newest K-Bob’s Steakhouse opened here on Tuesday at 1912 N. St. Mary’s St. K-Bob’s is a family owned steakhouse chain with roots in Texas and New Mexico. Father Ed Tinsley III, his s...
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Tomasi, Franzen will exchange vows April 2
Elizabeth “Liz” Tomasi and Dr. Christopher “Chris” George Franzen, both of Houston, will marry on April 2 at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church located in River Oaks followed by dinner and dancing ...
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Got books?
Feb 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
No heroes were apparent at the Bee County Library Thursday afternoon on the next-to-the-last day of its book sale. Hardbacks were selling for $1; 50 cents for soft covers.
It just got harder to be a criminal
by Gary Kent
Feb 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – Bad guys need to beware when they come into Bee County. Both the Bee County Sheriff’s Office and Beeville Police Department are now connected to COPsync. Detective Sgt. Greg Baron is the...
Rebels march past Cougars, 100-63
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BAYTOWN – The Lee Rebels used a decided advantage in field-goal shooting and rebounding to blow past Coastal Bend on Saturday evening. The Rebels parlayed a 32-point halftime lead into a 100-63 win...
Office opens to help sexual assault victims
by Bill Clough
Feb 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – Coastal Bend College soon will have Women’s Shelters of South Texas (WSST) offices at its sites in Beeville, Alice and Kingsville. The three should be ready for operation Feb. 1; an offi...
Bobcat eighth-graders S-T tourney champs
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The Skidmore-Tynan eighth-grade purple boys basketball team captured the crown at its own tournament on Saturday afternoon. The Bobcats downed Three Rivers and Kenedy to win the eighth-grade champi...
First quarter woes doom Skidmore boys
by Kevin J. Keller
Feb 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
SKIDMORE – Standing around on the offensive end has never helped any basketball team. Standing around on the offensive end and watching your opponent light up the scoreboard on the other end, well,...
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Emergency responders respond to the scene of a 565-foot-tall crane that toppled and flipped upside down, stretching along nearly two city blocks in downtown Manhattan in New York
At the time, workers were lowering the crane to secure it as winds approached 25 miles per hour, ...
2016-02-05 17:09:24 -0600
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A U.S. judge on Friday granted a preliminary injunction stopping the distribution of surreptitiou...
2016-02-05 19:10:04 -0600
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The front of the Flint Water Plant is seen in Flint,
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder said on Friday he wants officials to focus on solving problems arou...
2016-02-05 14:57:09 -0600
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In this still frame from video provided by KABC-TV, a flotilla of boats search for wreckage from two small planes that collided in midair and plunged into the ocean off of Los Angeles harbor Friday, Feb. 5, 2016. There was no immediate word of any survivors, authorities said. The planes collided at around 3:30 p.m. and apparently went into the water about two miles outside the harbor entrance, U.S. Coast Guard and other officials said.(KABC-TV via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT TV OUT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two small planes collided over the ocean just outside Los Angeles Harbor and p...
2016-02-05 20:35:53 -0600
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