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BCWMA to sponsor Dove & Quail Field Day
BEE COUNTY – The Bee County Wildlife Management Association will sponsor a Dove & Quail Field Day on Saturday, Aug. 30, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at The Lodge at Shorty’s Place. All-morning classroom d...
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Grass fire guts home
BEEVILLE — An unidentified firefighter had a tip for anyone living in Bee County where a threat of a runaway grass fire might strike as he watched a home burn on Carroll Lane Friday afternoon. “If ...
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TIF board schedules date for approving next year’s budget
BEEVILLE – Board members of city’s Tax Increment Finance Zone voted Monday to adopt an official budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year when they hold their next quarterly meeting on Sept. 3. TIF board ...
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Cheering on the Trojans
The Jones High School varsity cheer squad performs during the Trojans’ scrimmage against West Oso last Thursday. The Trojan cheer squad will be out in full force on Friday when Beeville opens the 2...
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Confidence key, says Mitchell
Spend any time at all around Jimmie Mitchell, and you’ll find out just how much importance he places on confidence. Whether it’s his football team, his assistant coaches or a sports guy from the ne...
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Tigerettes to host eight-team volleyball tournament
GOLIAD – The Goliad Tigerettes will host an eight-team volleyball tournament Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Goliad Events Center and GHS gym. In Pool A play Thursday, Goliad will play Shiner ...
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Officers force end to standoff
by Gary Kent
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BEEVILLE – Federal and local law enforcement officers surrounding a home with guns drawn and SWAT team members on standby on Tuesday afternoon. Members of the Gulf Coast Violent Offenders and Fugit...
Pettus ISD voters to decide board positions
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
PETTUS – The Pettus Independent School District is gearing up for two November elections – one general, one special. Voters on Nov. 4 will decide who will fill five of the board’s seven seats — inc...
New era set to begin for Pettus
by Kevin J. Keller
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The Jeff Doege era of Pettus football kicks off on Friday with a road trip. Doege and the Eagles will visit Santa Gertrudis Academy on Friday night for the season opener. For Doege, it’s a date he’...
State housing agency funds new service providers to fight poverty in Bee, other counties
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AUSTIN – Residents in Bee, Kenedy and Kleberg counties have a new service provider for two key Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) programs that help fight poverty and promote...
Latest oil and gas updates
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Beeville Publishing Co. publishes oil and gas permits and completions for the following counties on a weekly basis: Atascosa, Bee, Goliad, Karnes, Live Oak, McMullen, Refugio and San Patricio. For ...
The Fellowship of the Ring
by Bill Clough
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Not many men can claim to have their own ring trilogy. Gene Stephenson can. The former music professor at Coastal Bend College is still amazed by the chain of events that span 49 years, including t...
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Louisiana Governor Jindal speaks at the Family Leadership Summit in Ames
The measure, signed into law by Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal in June and due to take effect Se...
2014-08-31 22:48:11 -0500
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By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - All five people aboard a single-engine airplane died after it...
2014-08-31 22:04:44 -0500
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Arthur Ashe Stadium sits empty as rain falls on the court at the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York
Severe thunderstorms on Sunday forced an early end to New York's Electric Zoo music festival, del...
2014-08-31 20:59:54 -0500
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FILE - This March 25, 2014 file photo shows House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers, R-Mich., leaving a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. The chairs of both the House and Senate intelligence committees prodded President Barack Obama on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, to take decisive action against the growing threats from Islamic State militants on U.S. soil. "His foreign policy is in absolute free-fall," Rogers said of President Barack Obama. In a separate interview Sunday California Democrat Sen. Dianne Feinstein who heads the Senate intelligence panel said Obama efforts to combat Islamic state group are perhaps "too cautious." "This is a group of people who are extraordinarily dangerous," she said. "And they'll kill with abandon." (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Cities in the United States and Western Europe are being eyed as Islamic State ...
2014-09-01 03:23:41 -0500
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