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Experience joy of giving
As the final countdown to Christmas begins, it does our hearts good to know that more community members, particularly young people, have discovered the true meaning of gift giving. In last weekend’...
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Great expectations for winter festival
Fifty years ago, new Christmas street decorations were being hung with care downtown by Central Power & Light Company workers, adding to the festive holiday atmosphere. Twenty-five years ago, commu...
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Another form of plague - This ‘spice’ can snuff out young lives
Last weekend’s lead story about five teenagers found unconscious at Flournoy Park’s skate park after smoking synthetic marijuana apparently has stoked the community’s interest. As of Thursday morni...
Dec 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Season for joy, sharing
Most are still regrouping from the Thanksgiving feast and family gathering, but Christmas will be upon us before we realize it. Some essential ways to get in the holiday spirit are to attend the 37...
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Many blessings to share
Thanksgiving takes on a lot of different meanings for different folks this year. First, we give thanks we are not living in Ferguson, Missouri, where rioting, looting and burning have replaced basi...
Nov 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Going about this all wrong
The lead story by Joe Baker in this week’s Karnes Countywide certainly grabbed our readers’ attention areawide. Headlined “Border insecurity,” it dealt with a recent public forum held in Floresvill...
Nov 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Veterans, community exchange appreciation
by Chip Latcham
Nov 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Post-election thoughts
by Chip Latcham
Nov 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Remember: Vote on Tuesday
by Chip Latcham and Jeff Latcham
Oct 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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 (...
Spine-tingling setting for ghost stories
by Chip Latcham
Oct 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Need for speed returns to Chase Field
by Chip Latcham
Oct 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Lozano, Garza, Silva, Haggard, Prop. 1 endorsed
by Chip Latcham and Jeff Latcham
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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. ...