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Ready to fight for what’s right?
South Texans are preparing for the start of the new school year, and can’t wait for football and cooler weather. In addition, many area residents also are looking forward to some special weekend ac...
Aug 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community must be vigilant to have a prayer
Robbers and thieves are running rampant in this small, rural community. Surprising? Not so much, when one observes the news from this area and all across this nation. Theft of property and services...
Aug 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Learning a lesson in state’s political process
We hate to say we told you so, but... When we heard Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, whose duties include defending the laws and Constitution of the state, had surrendered to authorities, been fi...
Aug 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Preparing for a knockout
Those who consider themselves lovers, not fighters, should turn the page. However, community members and area visitors who occasionally enjoy watching some live fisticuffs – a large segment of our ...
Aug 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Life, liberty & happiness hanging in the balance
Another undercover video targeting Planned Parenthood has been released and, like many Americans, we find these revelations to be deeply disturbing. Whether one believes human life begins at concep...
Jul 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fun under the lights returns
by Chip Latcham
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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 ...
Disturbing role of those in authority positions
by Chip Latcham
Jul 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Paths part for time being with Brother Dunn
by Bill Clough
Jul 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
No offense but history cannot be eradicated
by Chip Latcham
Jul 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Silvas flashes wisdom, grit
by Jeff Latcham
Jul 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Oh, say did you see?
by Chip Latcham
Jul 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 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...