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School begins in BISD
Monday was the first day of school for students in Beeville ISD and the other districts within Bee County. With so many students headed back to class, there will undoubtedly be more traffic on the ...
Aug 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pettus ISD voters to decide board positions
PETTUS – The Pettus Independent School District is gearing up for two November elections – one general, one special. Voters on Nov. 4 will decide who will fill five of the board’s seven seats — inc...
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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BISD staff will see 4% more on their paychecks
BEEVILLE — Beeville Independent School District employees are getting a 4 percent raise this next fiscal year. BISD trustees approved the raise, which is part of the district’s FY2014-2015 budget. ...
Aug 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Otte receives master’s from Troy University
TROY, Alabama – Irma Otte of Beeville graduated this summer from Troy University’s Global Campus division. Otte received a master of science in human resource management degree. More than 350 stude...
Aug 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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JHS Mighty Trojan Band
The A.C. Jones High School Mighty Trojan Band and Color Guard gear up for the coming school year and athletic season.
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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CBC announces new Accelerated Learning Academy addition
Coastal Bend College’s (CBC) latest addition to its vast course offerings is its new Accelerated Learning Academy (ALA). The ALA aims to increase the number of courses offered during non-traditiona...
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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CBC board, Espinoza present balanced budget
by Bill Clough
Aug 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – Coastal Bend College trustees have approved both a proposed budget and a proposed tax rate for 2015. The board met in special session Wednesday evening last week. CBC President Dr. Beatr...
BISD accepting G/T referrals
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Beeville lSD will accept referrals in August for the placement of students in the 2014-2015 Gifted/Talented Program. In order to be considered for the program, referral forms must be submitted to t...
Skidmore-Tynan ISD sets tax increase election to be held Sept. 13
by Bill Clough
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
SKIDMORE – For the first time since 2008, the Skidmore-Tynan Independent School District has scheduled an election to raise its taxes. The board on Aug. 4 approved the Sept. 13 election. “The board...
PISD ballot filing dates, times
Aug 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The Pettus ISD Administration Office has announced that persons wishing to apply for a place on the Pettus ISD election ballot may do so during the following dates and times: • July 19 through Aug....
UH announces honorees, graduate
Aug 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
HOUSTON – The University of Houston (UH) announces that the following Beeville residents have been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2014 semester: Jerry Batchelor, a UH construction manageme...
Spread the cheer
Aug 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The energy of the Jones High cheerleaders is contagious Tuesday morning as these youngsters learn what it takes to become one themselves. The camp is ongoing this week at Moreno Middle School.
national news
Firefighters battling the King Fire watch as a backfire burns along Highway 50 in Fresh Pond
By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Fire crews in California battled on Tuesday to halt t...
2014-09-16 23:32:53 -0500
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Illustration file picture shows a man typing on a computer keyboard in Warsaw
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hackers associated with the Chinese government have repeatedly breached th...
2014-09-17 11:21:03 -0500
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The word 'Bankruptcy' is seen painted on the side of a vacant building by street artists as a statement on the financial affairs of the city on Grand River Avenue in Detroit
By Lisa Lambert DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes ordered a week-long break...
2014-09-17 10:36:33 -0500
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Missing University of Virginia student Hannah Elizabeth Graham is seen in an undated photo provided by the Charlottesville, Va., Police Department. University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan says the university community is deeply concerned about Graham, who has been missing since early Saturday, Sept. 13. Police say she was last heard from at 1:20 a.m. Saturday when she texted a friend. According to U.Va. officials, Graham is 5-foot-11 with blue eyes, light brown hair and freckles. Anyone with information on Graham's whereabouts is asked to contact the Charlottesville Police Department at 434-970-3280. (AP Photo/Charlottesville, Va., Police Department)
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Police are expanding their search in Charlottesville for a missing Un...
2014-09-17 12:38:07 -0500
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