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The Fellowship of the Ring
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...
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Purple Heart Recipients honored
The VFW Post and Ladies Auxiliary #9170 hosted a dinner for recipients of Purple Hearts and their families on Aug. 7 at the post home. Each recipient was given a certificate, thank for their servic...
Aug 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why didn’t the horned lizard cross the road?
by Karen Benson
Aug 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
You would think that they would cross roads, at least smaller roads. But a recent study of Horned Lizards in Karnes County, showed that most of the lizards there do not cross the roads. Why? Surely...
Old McDonald had a DOC, Scholarship recipient on pre-med route
by Jennifer Lewis
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
ODEM – Special moments can be defined by their unique and beautiful entrance into our lives and how they change us and touch our souls — the first time a parent holds their newborn in their arms, s...
VFW District 6 meeting
Aug 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Al Nuñez, commander of District 6 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, speaks to those gathered at the VFW 9170 hall Saturday morning. Representatives from all posts within the South Texas district wer...
‘Empty Bowls’ to be filled for charity benefit
by Kay Past
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The Tuesday Evening Potters and St. Philip’s organist John Blackburn are teaming up for a “cool” organ concert and “Empty Bowls” — to be filled with ice cream —to benefit the Beeville Vineyard and ...
New PISD superintendent: From Prince William Sound to Pettus
by Bill Clough
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
PETTUS – When the staff at the school district here learned that the new superintendent was from Alaska, they rolled their eyes. “Does she know what it’s like down here in August?” they asked. Ther...
A star at 6
by Paul Gonzales
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Last Friday the Hinojosa family decided to all head out together and enjoy a night of Tejano music at Summerfest 2014. Six-year-old Daniel Hinojosa was armed with his pearl white accordion and was ...