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Nothing deters this valedictorian, not even broken bones
GOLIAD – Nothing was going to keep Danielle Garza from being named the Goliad High School valedictorian. Not even a broken collarbone. The 17-year-old is the youngest of three sisters — Elizabeth a...
May 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Walleks to celebrate diamond anniversary
BEEVILLE – Edwin and Jessie May (Harris) Wallek will celebrate 60 years of marriage on June 1. The Walleks were high school sweethearts and married when each were 19 years old, and people said “Tha...
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Got mosquitoes? Keep calm and use essential oils
by Gwen De Witt, Texas Master Gardener
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
And the rains came! Boy did they come – a little over three inches. Now, the evil little vampires come to make life miserable for anyone spending time outside! Not only do these little pests make y...
Summer sentence to jail: Youngsters beginning effort to restore historic jailhouse
by Jason Collins
May 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – The two 10-year-old girls stood inside the jail. Their eyes were wide as they stared at the weathered wood. So many questions need answers. What did it originally look like? Was it origi...
Big Time Texas Hunts entries on sale now
May 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
AUSTIN— The upcoming hunting seasons may still be months away, but it’s never too early to start making plans and with the Big Time Texas Hunts program. Big Time Texas Hunts provide opportunities t...
Music, rides highlight Armed Forces Day celebration
by Gary Kent
May 20, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – Downtown Beeville will be jumping this Saturday, May 21, when the community gathers to celebrate Armed Forces Day with a huge block party. Music Bros Entertainment, a company owned by lo...
Happy 100th birthday, National Park Service
by Karen Benson
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Some called it “America’s Best Idea.” I am inclined to agree. The idea was the concept of national parks! In 1872, the Yellowstone National Park Act created the world’s first national park. Yellows...
Hinojosa hoping to make the band: Final round of competition Sunday on ‘Domingo Live’
by Jason Collins
May 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
He is at nearly every veterans event leading the Pledge of Allegiance — saying it first in English and then in Spanish. Daniel Hinojosa is 8, and while he admits he isn’t fluent in the foreign lang...