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SALSA FEST REBORN ‘The Big Bang Salsa Fest’ debuts noon July 5 at Hilbert Kopplin Park
THREE RIVERS –Everything old is new again when it comes to the brand new incarnation of Salsa Fest. “The Big Bang Salsa Fest” debuts at the Hilbert Kopplin Park in Three Rivers at noon on Saturday,...
Jun 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Summer track jumps off to good start
GEORGE WEST – The younger summer track competitors got their monthlong season started on Friday and jumped right into the midseason form, according to the coaches. “Our young Beeville Trojans compe...
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two local World War II vets invited to D-Day celebration Perry Kerr describes the ceremony on the Battleship Texas as very emotional
THREE RIVERS – Two Three Rivers veterans recently were invited to attend the 70th anniversary of D-Day on the Battleship Texas in La Porte on June 6 in honor of their vigorous service to their coun...
Jun 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 ...
Jun 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Special LOC auction raises money for children’s hospital
LIVE OAK COUNTY – On Monday, Erynn Studlar, 11, donated $100 of her own money—funds she had been saving since early childhood—to a special auction designed to raise funds for a new ambulance for Dr...
Jun 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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LULAC wants to know if GW watchdog group is going after city manager because she’s Hispanic
GEORGE WEST – Members of the League of United Latin American Citizens want to know if members of the “Friends of George” have been politically attacking City Manager Sandra Martinez because she’s a...
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CBC open late on select dates in June
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Coastal Bend College locations in Beeville, Alice, Kingsville and Pleasanton will remain open until 7 p.m. for evening registration on Wednesday, June 18. Prospective students can get one-on-one as...
Lohse elected Coastal Bend College board chairman
by Bill Clough
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – Those in the audience at last month’s regular meeting of the Coastal Bend College board of trustees exhibited both anticipation and curiosity as vice chairman Carroll Lohse called the me...
TR Council endorses waste facility protest
Jun 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Members of the Three Rivers City Council don’t simply want to endorse opposition to a planned McMullen County oil and gas waste disposal facility—many of them wish to actively oppose it. Council me...
CEO addresses water concerns
Jun 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
McMULLEN COUNTY – Although local officials still have concerns, the chief executive officer of Petro Waste Environmental LP of San Antonio this week denied allegations that a planned oil and gas wa...
'CENTER' OF ATTENTION The Three Rivers Chamber of Commerce has endorsed a plan for a new convention center and festival park. How will the TR City Council respond?
Jun 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
THREE RIVERS – A proposed convention center and festival park inside Three Rivers city limits might be an architect’s plan away—if the City Council is receptive to the idea. Murrell Foster, both a ...
McMullen has high incarceration rate
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
TILDEN – McMullen County’s extremely high May incarceration rate—the second highest in the state—is described as a fairly regular occurrence. Authorities say it is largely attributable to the small...
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A demonstrator protesting against the shooting of Michael Brown talks to the police in Ferguson, Missouri
Attorney General Eric Holder was due to visit Ferguson, Missouri, on Wednesday, hours after nearl...
2014-08-20 05:55:34 -0500
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Still image from undated video of a masked Islamic State militant holding a knife speaking next to man purported to be James Foley at an unknown location
By Alexander Dziadosz and Michael Georgy BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State militants posted a vid...
2014-08-20 06:29:39 -0500
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A lock icon, signifying an encrypted Internet connection, is seen on an Internet Explorer browser in Paris
Hackers who stole the personal data of about 4.5 million patients of hospital group Community Hea...
2014-08-20 01:29:40 -0500
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British Prime Minister David Cameron will interrupt his holiday and return to London on Wednesday...
2014-08-20 07:10:28 -0500
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