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Veterans, community exchange appreciation
Beeville and Bee County certainly know how to make veterans feel welcome. From school observances and the traditional ceremony at Veterans Memorial Stadium to the Wounded Warriors on their Ride Tex...
Nov 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Post-election thoughts
Congratulations to all the winners, and especially to County Judge David Silva – believed to be the first person elected to the county’s highest office for three consecutive terms in recent history...
Nov 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Remember: Vote on Tuesday
Early voting ended on Halloween at the courthouse. If one has not already done so, the only way to make one’s ballot count in the general election is to go to one of the Bee County polling places (...
Oct 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spine-tingling setting for ghost stories
Halloween has an extra special significance this year for some celebrants in the Bee-Live Oak County area. What better setting to hear ghost stories and other Texas tall tales than at the supposedl...
Oct 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Need for speed returns to Chase Field
For those who think the rural lifestyle around here is too slow-paced, we offer a rare alternative. But you had better hurry or you might miss out. If you are wondering why some unusual sports cars...
Oct 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lozano, Garza, Silva, Haggard, Prop. 1 endorsed
Continuing our endorsements from the last issue in contested area and local races on the Nov. 4 general election ballot, we offer these recommendations: For State Representative, District 43, J.M. ...
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cornyn, Smith, Abbott, Houston earn top of ballot endorsements
by Chip Latcham and Jeff Latcham
Oct 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Early voting begins Monday in the 2014 general election, an important midterm in many states, including Texas, which are deciding the outcomes of races for governor and U.S. senator. After much res...
Go West, for goodness’ sake
by Chip Latcham
Oct 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Where else can real and imaginary cowboys and cowgirls gather this weekend to: • experience bull riding, bronc riding, calf roping, barrel racing and steer wrestling at a certified pro rodeo produc...
You must prove who you are everywhere but the ballot box
by Chip Latcham
Oct 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Well, here we go again. A federal judge in Corpus Christi on Thursday evening rejected Texas’ voter ID law, just days before early voting begins on Oct. 20. Friday’s Corpus Christi Caller-Times rep...
Measured response to Ebola needed to contain disease
by Chip Latcham
Oct 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
It would seem a good dose of composure and common sense is just what the doctor ordered now. Fears are spreading about the Ebola virus. Certainly it warrants the attention of U.S. health officials ...
Chamber roars back
by Chip Latcham
Oct 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Friday night’s Chamber of Commerce banquet at Chase Field was praised by many of those in attendance. If it had not been for the poor acoustics and lack of a cool breeze at the beginning of the eve...
EFS boom showing no signs of slowing down
by Chip Latcham
Sep 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
“How long is it going to last?” That’s the $64 billion question – adjusted to Eagle Ford Shale values. Many of us who reside amidst this productive oil and gas play in South Texas get asked that fa...