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Citizens have decision to make in May 7 election: Beeville water bond proposal has pros, cons; but could help
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 ...
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deadline to join is May 7: Community invited to take part in trip to Oaxaca
Retired Spanish teacher Kay Past’s Mexican friend Dalel Cortés has announced a six-day trip to Oaxaca which includes the internationally famous Guelaguetza Festival, July 21-27. Participants will f...
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fifty shades of orange
BEEVILLE – Among the emotions associated with the color orange are amusement, energy, taste and the unconventional. All were exhibited by Beeville Independent School District trustees during debate...
Apr 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trojan trio highlights all-district teams: Jones, Garcia, Luce win top honors for Beeville on 31-4A all-district hoops team
The District 31-4A co-champion Beeville Trojans took two of the top three awards in the all-district selections, which were released shortly after the basketball season ended last month. Forward Wa...
Apr 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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City depleting HOT funds
BEEVILLE – City Council members voted Tuesday night to stop funding requests from organizations which want assistance from the city’s hotel and motel occupancy fund. City Manager Jack Hamlett told ...
Apr 25, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Early voting begins Monday for college, school
BEEVILLE – In the May 7 election, four candidates are running for positions on the Coastal Bend College board, and four are running for positions on the Beeville Independent School District board. ...
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Engineers offer reasons for approving Chase Field well project
BEEVILLE – Engineers offered two main reasons for approving a project to provide groundwater from wells to be drilled at the Chase Field Industrial and Airport Complex. Those were water quality and...
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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TxDOT employees turn producers to create own highway safety video
BEEVILLE – Those bright orange signs, flags, flashing lights and warning devices on the side of the U.S. Highway 181 access road in front of the Beeville office of the Texas Department of Transport...
Apr 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Karla Chavez qualifies for regionals: Shelton, Rands win mixed doubles bronze
ROCKPORT – Beeville’s Karla Chavez booked a spot in the Region IV tournament on April 8 after a runner-up finish at the District 31-4A tournament. Chavez won her first two matches before falling in...
Apr 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officers search for shooter: No one reports injury when boyfriend fires gun in air
BEEVILLE – Motorists trying to get north or south on FM Road 673 Tuesday morning were forced to turn around and find another route to get where they were going. Chief Deputy Ronnie Jones of the Bee...
Apr 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council to hold presentation on proposed groundwater project at Event Center today
BEEVILLE – The City Council has scheduled a special meeting for 6 p.m. Wednesday to explain its upcoming $4.5 million bond sale to finance a ground water system for Beeville. The meeting will be he...
Apr 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Biker club removes signs from city’s utility poles
BEEVILLE – Members of the newly formed Eagle Ford Chapter of the Reguladores LEMC were on the streets of Beeville recently doing a good deed. Jon “Iceman” Richardson said the Eagle Ford Chapter of ...
Apr 20, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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The life of a Ladybug
My husband has gotten into roses lately. He has even had some success growing new rose bushes from cuttings, a feat I have not yet mastered. So when a friend brought us a rose cutting a few days ag...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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It's in my blood: 12-year-old knocking out the competition
She is small in size at less than a hundred pounds. Raelynn Camareno is petite but solid and fierce when she ties on the boxing gloves and steps into the ring. This 12-year-old hits hard — hard eno...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forecast team predicts average hurricane season
BEEVILLE – The hurricane forecast team at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado, is predicting a near-average 2016 hurricane season. The researchers cite the El Niño effect in the eas...
Apr 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Williamson delivers on mound
BEEVILLE – Jacob Williamson hurled yet another gem for the Beeville Trojans last Friday, carrying his team to a 4-0 victory over the visiting West Oso Bears at Joe Hunter Field. Williamson threw a ...
Apr 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Veteran’s tribute restored
BEEVILLE – The Beeville Garden Club re-dedicated its rebuilt Blue Star Memorial Tuesday and, appropriately, carried it out with military precision. The ceremony began exactly at 11 a.m. and lasted ...
Apr 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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