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Lady Marlins swim past Pettus in four
PETTUS – Ashlynn Schauer and Anna Elder had the only two hits of the game for the Pettus Lady Eagles in a loss to Port Aransas on April 7. The visiting Lady Marlins ran away with the game, downing ...
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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S-T rallies, but AP wins with walk-off
The District 29-3A schedule for the Skidmore-Tynan Lady Cats is front-loaded with the district’s top two teams in Odem and Aransas Pass. The Lady Cats began the second half of that schedule on Apri...
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Vega wins gold for S-T
GEORGE WEST – Vanessa Vega led the way for the Skidmore-Tynan Lady Cat track and field team at the Longhorn Relays on Thursday. Vega won her team’s only gold medal at the event, besting the field i...
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Preservation in store
If April showers bring May flowers, we all should be covered in fields the size of the floats entered in the Tournament of Roses Parade. Yet, even though most longtime citizens would never turn awa...
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Beeville’s run halted in quarters
PORTLAND – The Beeville Lady Trojan soccer team met a familiar foe in the regional quarterfinals and, unfortunately, the result probably seemed eerily familiar as well. Rockport-Fulton bounced the ...
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Lady Trojan JV team second in Alice
ALICE – The Beeville Lady Trojan junior varsity track and field team won 11 medals on Friday at the Coyote Relays, fueling a runner-up finish for the team. Beeville finished with 120 team points an...
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Bringing light to a tiny part of the Dominican Republic - On mission from Beeville
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The same almost perpetual sunlight of the Dominican Republic that brings out the glory of Caribbean flowers also lightens the darkness in the form of solar panels charging batteries in the daylight...
The ‘Negotiator’
by Gary Kent
Apr 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – “Donnie and I have been adamant that our money goes to buy equipment,” said Ronald “Buddy” Hardy last week. Hardy has been president of the Beeville Volunteer Fire Department for more th...
County conservation partners host work group meeting
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BEEVILLE – The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Texas’ Bee County and the Bee Soil and Water Conservation District invite the public to attend the FY16 Local Working Group (LWG...
JHS students place at UIL District
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On March 28, A.C. Jones students participated in the UIL District Academic meet in Robstown. Region qualifiers included (pictured) Joshua Schwindt, 3rd place – Poetry Interpretation; and Jerald Cis...
Owner says Texas Mile will return in October
by Gary Kent
Apr 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – Three vehicles set new Texas Mile records during the weekend of March 27-29 in Bee County. Those included the Fastest All Electric Vehicle, the Fastest Mustang Shelby GT500 and the Faste...
One-act play advances to bi-district
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On March 27, the A.C. Jones Theatre Department participated in the UIL One-Act Play competition in Rockport with its performance of scenes from “Still Life With Iris” by Steven Dietz, directed by K...
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A firefighter watches the blaze after a gas line exploded near Fresno
By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - A construction crew on Friday accidentally rup...
2015-04-17 22:23:00 -0500
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(Reuters) - A 23-year-old African-American man who barricaded himself in his mother's house in a ...
2015-04-18 13:34:50 -0500
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Torrential rain triggered flooding on the streets of Houston and sent spectators fleeing from a c...
2015-04-18 16:45:27 -0500
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3-year-old bitten by dog in West Philadelphia
A 3-year-old girl suffered serious injuries after she was bitten by a relative's dog in West Phil...
2015-04-18 18:19:18 -0500
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