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Rising to occasion: FBC baking contest winners
BEEVILLE — It has to be one of the hardest jobs in Beeville. Judging the First Baptist Church’s baking contest, that is. The judges are supposed to be satisfied by tasting a small portion of a tiny...
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Role model needed to run district
PETTUS — In seeking input about selecting a permanent superintendent for the independent school district here, consultants from the Texas Association of School Board (TASB) talked first with the st...
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Latest oil and gas updates
Beeville Publishing Co. publishes oil and gas permits and completions for the following counties on a weekly basis: Atascosa, Bee, Goliad, Karnes, Live Oak, McMullen, Refugio and San Patricio. For ...
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Cranking up a marriage: Grand jury indicts couple for cooking meth
BEEVILLE – A Beeville couple faces possible 20-year prison sentences if they are convicted on second degree felony charges filed by Beeville Police Department investigators. Roman and Irene Me rlo ...
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Go-Texan members plan crawfish, shrimp boil for April 25
BEEVILLE – The volunteers with the Bee County Area Go-Texan committee will host their third annual crawfish and shrimp boil on April 25. According to Mike Scotten, one of the organizers, the event ...
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CBC board hopefuls have chance to speak on the issues
Bee-Picayune staff BEEVILLE – Those wanting to know just where the candidates for college board stand have their chance Monday evening. “It is not a debate. It is not a forum,” said Patty Johnson, ...
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Pettus involves community in superintendent search
PETTUS – Those who campaigned here for more community involvement from the Pettus Independent School District are going to get their chance in mid-April. Rather than do its own searching, the PISD ...
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Nursing director combat ready
Anyone with a life-threatening emergency in a hospital emergency room probably wouldn’t argue if the chief nursing officer was a veteran medic who practiced his trade in combat. That is exactly the...
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Prosperity through the eyes of a farmer’s son
BEEVILLE – Change always creates anxiety, but farmers surrounding Beeville who do business with Prosperity Bank can relax. The new president, Reagan Florence, was born and bred on a South Texas far...
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Four killed in LaSalle wreck
COTULLA – Four Bee County men were killed instantly early Wednesday when the 2007 Ford pickup in which they were riding struck a trailer parked on the shoulder of Interstate 35 in La Salle County n...
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GameStop named as part of new building on north end
BEEVILLE – A Wisconsin contractor has taken out a permit at City Hall to build a retail center at 2400 N. St. Mary’s St. The property is situated at the intersection of North St. Mary’s and North W...
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Transformer sparks fire, consumes nearby home
BEEVILLE – When firefighters rushed to a fire call at the intersection of the 400 block of North Matamoros and 800 block of West Diaz streets Friday morning, they thought they had a power pole down...
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tales of old Bee County
Kilts and pipes
At least this photo doesn't come with sound.
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Area religious leaders light candles during a memorial service at the Jewish Community Center in Overland Park
By Kevin Murphy and Carey Gillam OVERLAND PARK, Kansas (Reuters) - The scene of what authorities ...
2014-04-17 11:23:21 -0500
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GM Chief Executive Officer Barra testifies during a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington
A federal judge on Thursday rejected a bid to compel General Motors Co to tell customers to stop ...
2014-04-17 12:33:28 -0500
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Abu Hamza al-Masri sits next to defense attorney Lindsay Lewis in Manhattan federal court in New York
By Joseph Ax NEW YORK (Reuters) - From his perch as a prominent imam at a north London mosque, Ab...
2014-04-17 12:50:39 -0500
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DENVER (AP) — A Wyoming college student who jumped to his death from a Denver hotel balcony ate m...
2014-04-17 13:32:20 -0500
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