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A perpetual astonishment
Every spring is the only spring — a perpetual astonishment. —Ellis Peters Ellis Peters was but one of four nom de plumes of English author Edith Mary Pargeter, knighted for her penning numerous mur...
Mar 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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First National Bank: Yesterday and tomorrow
Part of the bank’s lobby now is a temporary museum—documents, newspaper clippings, one of its first mechanical adding machines, checkbooks and even its own currency (right): all artifacts found in ...
Mar 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Having a lot of gall
by Karen Benson
Mar 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The wildflower season has arrived. We are beginning to see swaths of golden Huisache Daisies, fields of stately Bluebonnets, and flashes of flaming Indian Paintbrushes. But there are lots of tiny l...
From on the streets to a 4.0
by Bill Clough
Mar 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – Whether locked in a room as a child, or later, when he was living on the streets, the one comfort for Nicholas Mullins was art. Now an art student at Coastal Bend College, Mullins is mai...
Don’t be startled; a mammal that resembles a reptile
by Karen Benson
Mar 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Armadillos are such odd creatures. Although they are warm-blooded and have hair (on their undersides), they have a bony, protective shell on their backs and heads. They are the size of a terrier bu...
2015 Barnhart Scholar: A way with words
by Mackey Torres
Mar 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Even at a young age, one could not separate Claryssa Luera and a book. But questions arose as she would continue to flip from page to page. “...I would read a book, and I’d think, ‘Hey, wouldn’t it...
Mann, Lauer plan April wedding
Mar 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Elyssa Marie Mann of Beeville and Travis Lee Lauer of Orange Grove are pleased to announce their engagement and approaching marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Rocky and Serena Mann of Bee...
Coffeys celebrate golden anniversary
Mar 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Lloyd David and Linda Coffey of Beeville recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. The two were married Feb. 19, 1965, and have raised four children, Lisa (Lonnie) Jordan of Beeville, Lau...