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BHA board takes no action on director
BEEVILLE – Beeville Housing Authority board members took no action last Wednesday night after an executive session to discuss the employment of Executive Director Viola Salazar Maldonado. The board...
Sep 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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The late, great Wednesday edition (or how we got de-pressed)
“Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.” – Mike Tyson, former heavyweight boxing champion Astute readers may have noticed the different sizes of Wednesday’s Bee-Picayune sections...
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Roundup: Beeville JV falls at home
The Beeville junior varsity football team fell to Orange Grove last week at Veterans Memorial Stadium. The visiting Bulldogs blanked the Trojans 24-0. “We had a couple of good drives, but penalties...
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Three Bobcat turnovers turn into first S-T loss
KENEDY – The quickest and most effective way to ensure a loss in football is to turn the ball over. Skidmore-Tynan learned that lesson the hard way on Friday night. The Bobcats turned the ball over...
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Public invited to pep rally, parade at A.C. Jones High
The public is invited to a community pep rally for the A.C. Jones High homecoming. A parade around Jones High School starts at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25. A pep rally will immediately follow. Aft...
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There could be only one
Fans were in for a night of mixed results when they showed up for Fight Night 2 at the Bee County Expo Center Saturday. On the bright side, local boxer Robert Serna won his bout with a unanimous de...
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pettus facing another prolific offense
Pettus faced a pair of prolific offenses over the first two weeks of the 2014 season. The Eagles get to face another one this week. Pettus hits the road again for a date with unbeaten London. The P...
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Concert season opener Sept. 28 features many local musicians
The Beeville Concert Association’s 2014-2015 season kicks off Sunday, Sept. 28, at 3 p.m. at the Coastal Bend College Gertrude R. Jones Performing Arts Auditorium. Performances will include talente...
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Burn ban lifted
BEEVILLE – County Judge David Silva lifted the burn ban Thursday morning in Bee County. A notice was also sent out through Blackboard Connect informing residents of the ban’s removal. See more in t...
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eagles get in end zone, still fall at home
PETTUS – Pettus coach Jeff Doege said last week that his team needed to be competitive in a game. He got his wish on Friday night at James V. Beauchamp Stadium. His Eagles were in it to the end, bu...
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Dromgoole begins first year at Marine Academy
Contributed information HARLINGEN – Trey Dromgoole of Beeville graduated from introductory training on Sept. 13 and became an official member of the Marine Military Academy Corps of Cadets. At the ...
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Shooting’s done; photo contest winners to be named Saturday
BEEVILLE – The photos are judged and the winners selected — but their names will remain a secret for a few more days. Sponsored by the Bee County Historical Society, this photo contest was geared t...
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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A U.S. Secret Service agent with an automatic rifle hurries people to evacuate the White House complex over a security alert moments after President Barack Obama and his family left for the presidential retreat, Camp David, in Maryland
By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A man jumped over the White House fence and made it to the f...
2014-09-19 23:59:22 -0500
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A piece of burnt metal is seen at the King Fire in Fresh Pond northeast of Sacramento
By Dan Whitcomb and Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Fire crews in California's rugged Sierra...
2014-09-20 01:43:44 -0500
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A girl holds a U.S. flag
By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - The failed Scottish vote to pull out from the United Kingdom s...
2014-09-19 06:41:09 -0500
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FILE - In this June 30, 2010, file photo, Bishop Blase Cupich, 61, of Rapid City, S.D., poses for a photo at The Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes after his announcement in Spokane, Wash. Cupich will be named the next archbishop of Chicago, The Associated Press has learned. Cupich will succeed Cardinal Francis George, according to a person with knowledge of the selection, who spoke Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, on the condition of anonymity because the person wasn't authorized to speak publicly. (AP Photo/The Spokesman-Review, Dan Pelle)
Bishop Blase Cupich, a moderate who has called for civility in the culture wars and has embraced ...
2014-09-20 04:04:29 -0500
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