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Repair or replace? Weight room cannot wait
BEEVILLE – Beeville school district buildings are aging, and some are well past their prime. The question, though, is just what should be done. Kevin Behr, board president, said this week that trus...
Aug 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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School’s in! Play it safe
BEEVILLE – Now that area youngsters are back in school, Chief Joe Treviño of the Beeville Police Department is urging caution for motorists and pedestrians alike. Treviño said motorists should be m...
Aug 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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CBC hosts Nurse Pinning, Candle Lighting Ceremony for LVN grads
BEEVILLE – Coastal Bend College’s Licensed Vocational Nursing (LVN) program hosted its annual pinning and candle lighting ceremony on Thursday, Aug. 18, at the CBC Beeville campus. CBC’s ceremony h...
Aug 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Students come before politics: Transgender restroom use not issue here
BEEVILLE – Bee County schools, for now, don’t have to comply with the federal regulations that either sex can use either bathroom, according to a federal ruling. Marc Puig, the new superintendent i...
Aug 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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TAMU-CC announces graduation of area students
CORPUS CHRISTI – The following students from the area graduated from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi during the 2016 Summer Commencement on Saturday, Aug. 6. • Bobbie Jo Hill of Beeville — Doct...
Aug 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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'When I see a backpack, I see the face of a child'
BEEVILLE – Their partnership came about by chance, luck or divine intervention, and it is the scores of needy who will benefit. On Saturday, hundreds of backpacks, all loaded with school supplies, ...
Aug 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cracking code of education
by Jason Collins
Aug 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – Beeville is the first school district in the state to bring game design through Globaloria to all students in the district. During a meeting Monday of teachers, faculty and staff, Superi...
BISD: Tax rate staying the same, more state money
by Jason Collins
Aug 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – School board trustees in Beeville approved a tax rate that totals the same as last year but will bring in significantly more state funding, thanks to what is known as a tax swap. The tru...
Martinez competes at SkillsUSA national finals
Aug 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – Nathaniel Martinez, a 2016 A.C. Jones High School graduate, competed in the SkillsUSA National Finals in Louisville, Kentucky, on June 23. Martinez qualified for the national competition...
JHS senior wins $1K scholarship
Aug 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
BRYAN – To celebrate the centennial of the Farm Credit System, Capital Farm Credit is awarding 100 scholarships to Texas students over 100 days. A.C. Jones High School senior Colton Russell was awa...
Beeville teachers receiving $5K raise
by Jason Collins
Aug 04, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – Beeville schoolteachers, registered nurses and librarians will receive a $5,000 raise, while sthe rest of the staff will receive a 4 percent increase. Plus, the district will now offer 1...
Texas sales tax holiday set Aug. 5-7
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
AUSTIN – Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds shoppers they can save money on certain items priced for less than $100 during the state’s annual sales tax holiday. This year, the sales tax holiday ...
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Ground crew hold U.S. and Cuban flags near a recently landed JetBlue aeroplane at the Abel Santamaria International Airport in Santa Clara, Cuba
By Jeffrey Dastin FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - The first regularly scheduled commercial flig...
2016-08-31 09:04:31 -0500
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Ethan Couch enters the courtroom for a hearing in Fort Worth Texas
By Marice Richter FORT WORTH, Texas (Reuters) - Lawyers for the Texas "affluenza" teenager who ki...
2016-08-31 18:15:19 -0500
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Otto Frederick Warmbier, a University of Virginia student who was detained in North Korea since early January, is taken to North Korea's top court in Pyongyang, North Korea
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Wednesday urged North Korea to pardon and release on ...
2016-08-31 14:30:00 -0500
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4 injured after 2 vehicles collide on Lincoln Drive
At least four people are injured after two vehicles collided on Lincoln Drive.
2016-08-31 20:57:38 -0500
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