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Citizens have decision to make in May 7 election: Beeville water bond proposal has pros, cons; but could help
Some three decades and more ago, Beeville relied on city wells and the water was – as it was politely phrased at the Chamber of Commerce luncheon last week – “famous.” It was entertaining to watch ...
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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BISD board needs to lead process to hire new AD
Beeville needs an athletic director and a head football coach. Finding someone for those positions is one of the most important hires the district will make. And Erasmo Rodriguez, the interim super...
Apr 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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The cause that refreshes
Curious Beeville citizens who want to learn more about potential solutions to our decades-long water problem will have two opportunities this week. On Wednesday evening, starting at 6 o’clock at th...
Apr 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Delivering good news
Positive news simply leapt off the pages of our last edition. Our staffers reported large crowds at the first Spring Fest hosted last weekend at the Bee County Expo Center grounds. From roping and ...
Apr 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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We don’t need a garden-variety war
No one wants to witness this battle. As related in Friday’s edition, there will be no winner in this heated war of words between the veterans of our community and the ladies of the Beeville Garden ...
Apr 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Water decision critical to city, shouldn’t get muddied
It’s funny how the most basic of essentials – water – used for everything from drinking, bathing, washing and even baptism, can generate such heat. But this is Texas. And water is precious. It’s a ...
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Don’t be April fooled
by Chip Latcham
Apr 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Beware the Ides of March, or even April it would appear. No matter the season, whether Easter, another glorious observance of spring or the fast approaching tax day, it seems scammers are out and a...
The Good News of Easter
Mar 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Early Sunday morning, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb and found that the stone had been rolled away from the entrance. She ran and found Simon Peter and the other disciple,...
Would you like some salt with your news?
by Jeff Latcham
Mar 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Longtime A.C. Jones High School English and journalism teacher Jean Dugat made it a point to teach her students to become discerning readers by always including propaganda as a subject. Those lesso...
About to get loud, proud
by Chip Latcham
Mar 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The signs of spring are everywhere. Birds are singing in the early morning, wildflowers are popping up in the countryside and the mesquite trees are budding out. Perhaps even more telling are the b...
Heed spring break warnings
by Chip Latcham
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Daylight-saving time began Sunday and, although not advocates of moving around the internal clock, we look forward to spending more time outdoors in the evenings. This spring should provide a bount...
Continuity honors Carlos
by Chip Latcham
Mar 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Bee County commissioners appear to be in no hurry to appoint a successor to our late sheriff, and that’s as it should be. As several lawmen have succinctly noted, “There’s no one who could fill his...