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High speed chase ends with gunfire Monday morning
BEEVILLE – A high-speed chase that started in a Beeville neighborhood ended at about 10:15 a.m. Monday when Texas Ranger James Bennett fired at the fleeing pickup and shot out a tire. The chase beg...
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Bee County unemployment rate rises in February
Bee-Picayune staff BEEVILLE – Bee County’s unemployment rate rose slightly in February over the previous month. Last month’s rate was 5.8 percent, up from 5.7 percent in January but still lower tha...
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County approves $500 per 8-liner charge
BEEVILLE – When commissioners met last week they were discussing whether they should charge a tax per eight-liner machine and require that all parlors be 1,000 feet from school or church property. ...
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Eyes on the sky, feet on the ground
For such a large man, Raymond Carolan’s office at Coastal Bend College seems diminutive. He seems much more at home in the Aircraft Maintenance Building, a nondescript structure on the eastern edge...
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Emma Finke Villa complex getting massive overhaul
BEEVILLE – Residents of the Emma Finke Villa apartment complex will have assistance in moving and will be reimbursed for their expenses associated with the move. That was explained as more than 50 ...
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New high school graduation plans go into effect this fall
BEEVILLE – Educational reform laws passed last year by the Texas Legislature have changed high school graduation requirements. They are keeping the high school’s four counselors up late. The new re...
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To Bee or not to Bee: Hamlett hires on as new city manager
by Gary Kent
Apr 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – Beeville will have a new city manager beginning May 1. The City Council agreed to a contract with Jack Hamlett during a special, closed session Tuesday night at City Hall. Hamlett will s...
Townsend addresses city’s water intake structure
by Gary Kent
Apr 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – Whatever Beeville’s water problems are, Interim City Manager Marvin Townsend does not think the location of the intake structure is part of them. Townsend addressed the intake structure ...
County sets final day for its control of Head Start
by Jason Collins
Apr 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
County leaders have done away with one of the largest portions of the Bee Community Action Agency — Head Start. This leaves only a handful of programs under the agency, including the energy assista...
Grass fire in downtown Beeville
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Smoke filled portions of downtown Beeville Friday morning when a utility pole and transformer fell into tall grass in the 400 block of Matamoros Street. The fire also ignited an abandoned house at ...
Out of this world idea
by Bill Clough
Apr 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – When it comes to fundraisers, count on the Coastal Bend College’s STEM club to come up with something unique. Forget the bake sales and the car washes. How about charging $2 to send a me...
Council approves agreement with Chamber for use of hotel motel funds to pay salary of new director
by Gary Kent
Apr 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – City Council members voted Tuesday, March 25, to approve a contract with the Bee County Chamber of Commerce for the use of hotel and motel tax funds. According to the agreement, the cham...
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Esparza sleeps in the arms of her grandfather as they wait in line at a health insurance enrollment event in Cudahy, California
By Gabriel Debenedetti WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Americans increasingly think Democrats have a bette...
2014-04-15 17:08:03 -0500
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(Reuters) - A rig vessel and a container ship collided in a shipping channel in the Chesapeake Ba...
2014-04-16 00:59:23 -0500
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Abu Hamza al-Masri, the radical Islamist cleric facing U.S. terrorism charges, stands with his legal team in Manhattan federal court in New York
By Joseph Ax NEW YORK (Reuters) - Prosecutors can use radical preacher Abu Hamza al-Masri's own i...
2014-04-15 17:26:58 -0500
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UN Syria Torture Photos
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council fell silent Tuesday after ambassadors viewed a se...
2014-04-16 02:10:07 -0500
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