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Praise to the Beeville Ministerial Alliance. ...although its members would be the first to say all praise should be directed to our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Actually, what they accomplished wa...
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Going back to the well
At the risk of sounding like Johnny One Note, we thought we’d sound the familiar alarm—again. On April 3, the city of Alice found itself without drinkable water. The Alice Echo-News reported, “Due ...
Apr 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Make hay while sun shines
United States energy imports were reported at a 26-year low, according to the lead story’s headline in last Sunday’s San Antonio Express-News Business section. Growth in the production of oil and n...
Apr 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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The game may be over
An eight-liner game room raid in Skidmore Monday evening should serve as a warning to others operating such businesses. District Attorney Jose Aliseda said that his office and deputies seized more ...
Apr 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Generosity goes a long way
At first glance last Friday morning, downtown business owners and employees wondered why so many cars were lining up behind their stores. Some super sale? Free barbecue? Spurs playoff tickets? Late...
Mar 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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From the jaws of victory
Talk about being blindsided. In this week’s Refugio County Press, Editor Tim Delaney reported that an anonymous tip will result in two elected county officials not being able to appear on the gener...
Mar 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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County site of rare two-fer
by Chip Latcham
Mar 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Spring officially arrives on Thursday, and bluebonnets and other wildflowers are popping up along the countryside. While some folks are excited about the start of March Madness, many cannot wait to...
Chamber director choice could pay great dividends
by Chip Latcham
Mar 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Welcome to Beeville and Bee County, Keith Arnold. He started as the new executive director for the Chamber of Commerce last week. Introduced by Chamber board member Tom Beasley at a City Council me...
Career center opens
by Chip Latcham
Mar 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
On Wednesday afternoon, Coastal Bend College hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open the new 4,000-square- foot Beeville Career Center located within the Grady C. Hogue Learning Resource Center. T...
Campaigns over; let the cleanup begin
by Jeff Latcham
Mar 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
With the primaries done save for the runoffs, we are left with the housekeeping of our community. By that, we refer to the campaign signage that becomes nothing more than litter, post election. Whi...
Critical to our city’s growth
by Chip Latcham
Feb 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Following recent damp and rainy days, Bee County officials have lifted the burn ban. Puddles can be spotted along the highways, and Lake Corpus Christi, our city’s water source, remains at 85.6 per...
Endorsements made in primary races
by Chip Latcham
Feb 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
After reviewing the plethora of candidates in the Texas primary elections and endorsements in major newspapers and from like-minded organizations such as the Texas Farm Bureau and Texas Association...