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Some flights grounded; others getting airborne
County officials’ hopes for successful usage of our improved aviation-related facilities were grounded by some unforeseen turbulence this week. Joe B. Montez, executive director of the Bee Developm...
Jul 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fun under the lights returns
The dog days of summer have arrived; August is quickly approaching. That means that Texas football fans are counting down the days until the most glorious season of the year returns. Already, some ...
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Disturbing role of those in authority positions
Serious allegations against a teacher in the George West school district have been brought to the attention of the school board and local authorities, the lead story in The Progress revealed this w...
Jul 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paths part for time being with Brother Dunn
Let us now praise famous men. James Dunn, 83, died July 4, and considering his love for this country, it was an appropriate date. His reputation was nationwide, even international, which will becom...
Jul 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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No offense but history cannot be eradicated
We live in a complicated age. The world’s stock markets collapse as Greece degenerates into chaos and riots while refusing to accept austerity measures. Americans wait and wonder when another viole...
Jul 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Silvas flashes wisdom, grit
When appointed to fill the position of county judge following David Silva’s death, some wondered about the wisdom and fortitude Stephanie Silvas would bring being just a few years out of law school...
Jul 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Oh, say did you see?
by Chip Latcham
Jul 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Everyone in attendance at Coastal Bend College’s big Baseball Birthday Bash on the Fourth of July came away impressed. The brand new Joe Hunter Field stadium, artificial turf and facilities are imm...
Attorney generals gone wild
by Jeff Latcham
Jul 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
While we’re all in favor of protecting freedom of religion, we can’t help but wince at Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s opinion that county clerks don’t have to issue licenses for same-sex marri...
Marriage equality could trample religious rights
by Kevin J. Keller/My Thoughts on Paper
Jul 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
I am a Democrat and I am not ashamed to say that. I voted for Barack Obama and I am not ashamed to say that. I believe in most of the tenets of the Democratic Party and I am not ashamed to say that...
Leaving no stone unturned
by Chip Latcham
Jul 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
We want to add ours to the many voices in the community in thanking Beck Brothers, their crew and heavy equipment for assisting the Beeville Cemetery Association in repairing the damage caused by v...
Fix slow drip on resolving water woes
by Chip Latcham
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Articles on last Friday’s front page gave us several items to ponder. In the lead story about still no decision being reached on how to solve the city’s water problem, we simply wish the city’s eng...
Fireworks, helicopters to take flight here soon
by Chip Latcham
Jun 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The final countdown has begun. Just a week remains until the spectacular Independence Day celebration hosted this year at Coastal Bend College (not the Expo Center) as part of its 50th anniversary ...