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‘Inspired by Books’ fundraiser luncheon seeks raffle prizes
With the Mathis library’s “Inspired by Books” fundraiser luncheon only three weeks away, all who are planning to attend the event are encouraged to reserve their place at a table. To add a name to ...
Aug 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mr. Kippy heads back to school
Mr. Kippy returned to the public library just in time. Kids, who were excited about his return, learned all about heading back to school during story time which takes place on Tuesdays at 4 p.m
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fishing fun in the sun
Jedidiah Rios hones his fishing skills with his grandma Tina Benavides at the grand opening of the brand new pier at Lake Corpus Christi State Park. Loaner rods and free bait were available to the ...
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public library fundraising luncheon set for Sept. 12
The Mathis Public Library’s summer reading program ended with a magic show that summed up the eventful year. At least 368 patrons attended the various activities. The live snake presentation had 78...
Aug 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public library seeks donors
Underwriters and donors are the backbone of all not-for-profit public organizations. Due to the withdrawal of funding from the state of Texas to public libraries, they now have to provide their own...
Aug 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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City of Mathis to sponsor Labor Fest BBQ cook-off
The city of Mathis will hold an International Barbeque Cookers Association (IBCA) cook-off as part of its Labor Fest on Friday, Sept. 4, and Saturday, Sept. 5, at 100 Acre Park. Local and regional ...
Aug 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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the Magic man at Mathis Library
by Paul Gonzales
Aug 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Paul Gonzales photo Jacob Cole (left) attempted to help out magician John O’Bryant during his comedy magic show last Friday at the public library, but things didn’t go as planned when a snake was s...
Lake Corpus Christi State Park pier grand opening
by Paul Gonzales
Aug 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The fishing pier at Lake Corpus Christi State Park will be having it's grand opening Tuesday, Aug. 11 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. During the event, visitors will be allowed free admission to the state...
CBC’s Talent Search programs renewed
Aug 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The Talent Search TRIO programs located at the Coastal Bend College (CBC) Beeville campus and Alice site have been renewed by the U. S. Department of Education through 2016. CBC’s Talent Search pro...
O’Bryant brings magic to Mathis
by Paul Gonzales
Jul 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
John O’Bryant was just a kid in San Antonio when he got his first magic kit. And it was that little kit that got him started doing magic as a hobby for family and friends. When he turned 15, O’Brya...
House of Rock to celebrate 10 years
by Paul Gonzales
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
CORPUS CHRISTI – Back in 2005, a small venue opened up in downtown Corpus Christi called the House of Rock. One of the co-owners and prominent faces of the venue, Casey Lain, has been the go-to-guy...
Rain, rain won't go away
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Rain is expected to return to South Texas today, according to the National Weather Service. Locally heavy rainfall is possible. Highs in the mid 80's are expected with 10 to 15 mph ESE winds.