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School begins in BISD
Monday was the first day of school for students in Beeville ISD and the other districts within Bee County. With so many students headed back to class, there will undoubtedly be more traffic on the ...
Aug 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pettus ISD voters to decide board positions
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...
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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BISD staff will see 4% more on their paychecks
BEEVILLE — Beeville Independent School District employees are getting a 4 percent raise this next fiscal year. BISD trustees approved the raise, which is part of the district’s FY2014-2015 budget. ...
Aug 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Otte receives master’s from Troy University
TROY, Alabama – Irma Otte of Beeville graduated this summer from Troy University’s Global Campus division. Otte received a master of science in human resource management degree. More than 350 stude...
Aug 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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JHS Mighty Trojan Band
The A.C. Jones High School Mighty Trojan Band and Color Guard gear up for the coming school year and athletic season.
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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CBC announces new Accelerated Learning Academy addition
Coastal Bend College’s (CBC) latest addition to its vast course offerings is its new Accelerated Learning Academy (ALA). The ALA aims to increase the number of courses offered during non-traditiona...
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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CBC board, Espinoza present balanced budget
by Bill Clough
Aug 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – Coastal Bend College trustees have approved both a proposed budget and a proposed tax rate for 2015. The board met in special session Wednesday evening last week. CBC President Dr. Beatr...
BISD accepting G/T referrals
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Beeville lSD will accept referrals in August for the placement of students in the 2014-2015 Gifted/Talented Program. In order to be considered for the program, referral forms must be submitted to t...
Skidmore-Tynan ISD sets tax increase election to be held Sept. 13
by Bill Clough
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
SKIDMORE – For the first time since 2008, the Skidmore-Tynan Independent School District has scheduled an election to raise its taxes. The board on Aug. 4 approved the Sept. 13 election. “The board...
PISD ballot filing dates, times
Aug 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The Pettus ISD Administration Office has announced that persons wishing to apply for a place on the Pettus ISD election ballot may do so during the following dates and times: • July 19 through Aug....
UH announces honorees, graduate
Aug 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
HOUSTON – The University of Houston (UH) announces that the following Beeville residents have been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2014 semester: Jerry Batchelor, a UH construction manageme...
Spread the cheer
Aug 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The energy of the Jones High cheerleaders is contagious Tuesday morning as these youngsters learn what it takes to become one themselves. The camp is ongoing this week at Moreno Middle School.
national news
A vacant and blighted home, covered with red spray paint, sits alone in an east side neighborhood once full of homes in Detroit
By David Greising, Karen Pierog and Tim Reid DETROIT Reuters) - Detroit’s plan to recover from ba...
2014-09-02 00:02:35 -0500
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Demonstrators chant in the driveway during a protest at the McDonald's headquarters in Oak Brook
The protests, announced on Twitter by organizer Fight For 15, come as cities across the nation pr...
2014-09-01 22:24:19 -0500
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(Reuters) - A California high school has retired its Middle Eastern-themed mascot and accompanyin...
2014-09-01 20:05:46 -0500
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FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2008 file photo, armed al-shabab fighters on pickup trucks prepare to travel into the city, just outside Mogadishu, in Somalia. U.S. military forces targeted the Islamic extremist al-Shabab network in an operation Monday, Sept. 1, 2014 in Somalia, the Pentagon said. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh, File)
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — U.S. military forces attacked the extremist al-Shabab network in Somali...
2014-09-02 03:55:18 -0500
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