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Jobs?!? We don’t need no stinking jobs
If you’re a small business, you likely feel under siege. And you are right. For all the talk about being for the small guy that comes out of Washington and the White House, make no mistake small bu...
May 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Barnhart Scholars not slowing down despite significant losses
Of course, the annual Barnhart Scholars dinner Thursday night was a bit different without Paula Duffy. Duffy, who ran the mentor program for the Joe Barnhart Foundation from its inception, died Apr...
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Don’t need feds’ guidance to tell us where to go
C’mon now, keep the federal government out of our restrooms. If the feds have no business in our bedrooms, then, for heaven’s sake, why should we allow them to bother us in bathrooms. According to ...
May 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bomar’s hiring gets my stamp of approval
Three weeks ago, I wrote that Erasmo Rodriguez, Beeville’s interim superintendent, shouldn’t be leading the search for the district’s new athletic director and head coach. It was a popular opinion ...
May 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Our choices in primary runoff
Early voting started Monday and ends Friday in the Bee County primary runoff election, which will take place on Tuesday, May 24. “It only lasts five days,” County Clerk Mirella Escamilla Davis said...
May 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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New AD brings winning tradition, impressive résumé
Welcome to Beeville, Jerry Bomar, new BISD athletic director and head football coach. That would be the same Jerry Bomar who is the 41st winningest head football coach in Texas history and the No. ...
May 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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With water bond passage, city should start work on next step
by Jeff Latcham
May 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The passage by 57 percent of the votes Saturday of a $4.5 million water bond package is a first step in the right direction of meeting Beeville’s long-term water needs. That said, the city council ...
Voters return most incumbents
by Chip Latcham
May 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Instead of channeling the national electorate’s anger and frustration with elected officials, it appears that Beeville area voters are generally satisfied with the direction of our city, school and...
Your future is calling
by Jeff Latcham
May 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Saturday’s elections are finally upon us and the city council, school board, college board and city water bond proposal will all be laid to rest... we hope. At the top of the debate is the bond pro...
Historic cemeteries deserve to be respected, tranquil
by Chip Latcham
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Saturday afternoon’s Texas historical marker dedication ceremony at Glenwood Cemetery was an appropriately serene and solemn observance. Our thanks to the county’s historians, including Barbara Wel...
Voters to make other decisions on May 7
Apr 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
In addition to the all-important water bond election on May 7, early voting has started in city council, college and school district board races. As stated in Wednesday’s edition, we encourage vote...
Citizens have decision to make in May 7 election: Beeville water bond proposal has pros, cons; but could help
by Jeff Latcham
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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 ...