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Countywide show of support
NORMANNA — Fire Chief Sam McCoy was getting emotional as he strolled along a seemingly endless line of folks waiting to get inside the Normanna Volunteer Fire Department building Saturday. “We didn...
Jul 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Courthouse phones still on the fritz
BEEVILLE – Disconnects and garbled audio are just part of the problem the county is facing as it wrestles with phone system that doesn’t allow incoming or outgoing calls. Last week, the problem was...
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Caught mething around: Woman arrested in Berry Street raid
BEEVILLE – A 33-year-old woman was arrested on a drug-related charge Monday after police officers found what federal investigators said were chemicals used to make methamphetamine. Amber Michelle P...
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seal coating project expected this week in northwest corner
BEEVILLE – Residents of the northwest corner of Beeville will need to start preparing for this year’s seal coating project. Public Works Director Albert Bridge told the City Council Tuesday night, ...
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Tribute to the founders
Ivan Cordes, left, and Robert ‘Bob’ Horn stand next to the new bronze plaque naming the five men who founded the Normanna Volunteer Fire Department 40 years ago. The two men are the only survivors ...
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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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City told to involve prison in future water planning
BEEVILLE — Marvin Townsend was at the Beeville City Council’s meeting Tuesday to deliver his first report on his study of the city’s water situation. Townsend, who served as the interim city manage...
Jul 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Zone dove season to open Sept. 19
AUSTIN – Dove hunters will have more opportunity later in the season with dates and bag limits finalized by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department in early July. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service...
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two men indicted on charges of molesting children
BEEVILLE – Two suspected child molesters face possible life sentences in prison if they lose their cases in district court here. Charles Paul Chacon and Brandon David Garibay were indicted in unrel...
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What happens on the border doesn't stay on the border
BEEVILLE – Is Bee County ready for the influx of immigrants? Sheriff Carlos Carrizales Jr. says that the simplicity of that question is what makes it so difficult to answer. “Is the rest of the cou...
Jul 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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City sees sharp decline in sales tax rebates
AUSTIN – The City of Beeville continues to see a decline in sales tax rebates sent monthly from Austin, but Bee County experienced a tapering off of its losses. That news came this month from the o...
Jul 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celebration, benefit marks new era for Normanna VFD
NORMANNA – At one time, residents of Normanna would gather for ice cream and share with each other stories of their lives. Sam McCoy wants to bring that back. As fire chief he is starting with the ...
Jul 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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People hoping to reach the U.S. ride atop the wagon of a freight train, known as La Bestia (The Beast) in Ixtepec
By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bill to fund border security blew up in House Speaker J...
2014-07-31 20:02:26 -0500
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A woman walks to the Supreme Court in Washington
(Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court has been asked to review a case about whether the federal gove...
2014-07-31 21:03:37 -0500
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Employees at more than 100 medical centers run by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs falsifi...
2014-07-31 16:47:59 -0500
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Contractor and inspector stole $3.6 million from PennDOT, AG says
Two men, a contractor and an inspection consultant, have been charged with conspiring to steal $3...
2014-07-31 22:36:55 -0500
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