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So you want to draw birds…
How hard can it be? An oval for the body, a circle for the head, a triangle for the beak, and you’ve drawn a bird. Or so I thought. I found out differently when I attended Lars Jonsson’s Master Cla...
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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The day the walls fell
The stretch of old buildings along U.S. Highway 181 in Pettus came down Tuesday afternoon. This was the work of John Hensley, who wanted to remove the eyesore. The buildings weren’t salvageable and...
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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A shining light of kindness
BEEVILLE – When Rosemary Gomez asked her children what they wanted for Christmas, she wasn’t prepared for the answer. “My wish is to give it to a needy family,” her daughter said without hesitation...
Dec 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Sovereign Visitor from an old desk drawer
The interest in advertising seems to be in indirect proportion to a publication’s age. The older the newspaper, the more fascinating the ads. “I thought maybe you would like to see this,” said a co...
Dec 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coffee Barrel is about more than a daily dose of caffeine
Alysa Drake smiles as she hands over the steaming cup of coffee. Only moments ago, her face was serious — a look of concentration — as she steamed the milk, brewed the java and mixed the morning co...
Dec 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Taking a page out of county’s storied past
Although the information is more than 120 years old, it’s still fascinating for us county old-timers. Copies of the Beeville Bee dating back to the 1890s, which were delivered to our newspaper offi...
Dec 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Campos indicted on murder charge
by Gary Kent
Dec 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE — Bee County grand jurors returned a first degree felony indictment against a 31-year-old Beeville man on a charge of murder when they met Thursday. The defendant, John Michael “Stone” Cam...
New K-9 officer at PD
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The star of this show is the four-legged fellow pictured here. Field Training Officer Chris Haller, standing at left, said all the other officers going through canine handling training at the World...
Resident walks in on burglars
by Gary Kent
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE — Fast action on the part of a burglary victim and city police officers Thursday morning resulted in the arrests of two men just minutes after the victim reported the incident. Police Chie...
Valero blesses children’s home
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Three Rivers – South Texas Children’s Home Ministries (STCHM) is a faith-based, nonprofit organization that has been caring for children and families since 1952, all thanks to the generous donation...
Special mansion tours this Sunday
Dec 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
New Life Church to host Piper
Dec 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The community is invited to come hear Don Piper, speaker and author of New York Times best-seller “90 Minutes in Heaven,” at New Life Church on Sunday, Dec. 14, at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Following a r...
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People pose with laptops in front of projection of binary code and CIA emblem in this picture illustration taken in Zenica
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A panel investigating the CIA's search of a computer network used by U.S. ...
2014-12-20 10:17:12 -0600
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(Reuters) - A gunman fatally shot two New York police officers as they sat in their squad car on ...
2014-12-20 17:34:12 -0600
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(Reuters) - Hundreds of protesters against police violence shut down part of the Mall of America ...
2014-12-20 17:33:16 -0600
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Adolpho Sabogal walks with a Cuban flag at a protest in the Little Havana neighborhood of Miami, on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. Sabogal, who is originally from Columbia, said he was apolitical but came to support the Cuban community, as well as sell Cuban flags to the crowd. (AP Photo/Rachel La Corte)
MIAMI (AP) — Cuban opposition leaders from the island joined Cuban American politicians and activ...
2014-12-20 17:35:46 -0600
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