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Kenedy welcomes new ISD leader
Superintendent praises career, technical programs
Aug 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Runge ISD names Barron as lone finalist for position of superintendent
RUNGE – The Runge Independent School District board of trustees, at a special meeting on July 29, selected and named Dr. James Bakewell “Bake” Barron as the lone finalist being considered for the p...
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kenedy Chamber highlights teacher’s appreciation breakfast, upcoming events
The Kenedy Chamber of Commerce is currently sprucing up the front of the chamber by cleaning out the flower beds and planting new, fresh greenery. They are also getting their membership list and di...
Aug 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pawelek: 'This is where my heart is'
For Falls City’s Pawelek, there’s no place like home
Aug 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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CBC receives Talent Search Program grant from DOE
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, D-Brownsville, announced this week that Coastal Bend College-Beeville was among several South Texas colleges to receiving Talent Search Program grants award...
Aug 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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A&M names Jimerson among honor students
COLLEGE STATION – Texas A&M University has named its honor students for the summer semester, recognizing them for outstanding academic performance. Among those named a Distinguished Student was Kat...
Aug 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pettus ISD trustee applications available
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Aug 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
PETTUS – Applications for a position as trustee on the Pettus school board will be accepted July 23 through Aug. 22. Application are available at the district administration building which is open ...
Getting GED proves to be life-changing event for Runge mom
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Jul 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Joanne Williams was reminded of something during her oldest child’s high school graduation ceremony a year ago. Williams dropped out of high school at the age of 16 to have her first of four childr...
Search for Runge ISD superintendent continues
by William J. Gibbs Jr.
Jul 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
RUNGE – The field of 27 applicants vying to be the next superintendent of the Runge Independent School District has been narrowed from 27 applicants to just six, following a July 18 special meeting...
CBC Beeville set to host Cougar Day New Student Orientation July 28
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Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – Students who are planning on attending the Coastal Bend College (CBC) Beeville campus for the fall 2016 semester are invited to attend a Cougar Day New Student Orientation taking place o...
Demolition of former Falls City school continues
by William J. Gibbs Jr.
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
FALLS CITY – For approximately 80 years, it stood atop the hill on the curve where Nelson Street intersects Beaver Road. And now it’s gone. Demolition of the former Falls City Independent School Di...
McClellan to become new Kenedy ISD superintendent
by William J. Gibbs Jr.
Jul 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
KENEDY – Later this month, Travis McClellan will take the reins of the district’s highest administrative post, following the Kenedy Independent School District (ISD) board of trustees’ vote July 5 ...
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A gender neutral bathroom is seen at the University of California, Irvine
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Reuters) - North Carolina's university system must allow two transgender stu...
2016-08-26 20:22:02 -0500
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Thousands of tables are seen inside a hall in Hong Kong, one day before SAT examinations to be taken place
By Renee Dudley and John Shiffman WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal agents searched the home of a fo...
2016-08-26 19:52:11 -0500
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An officer prepares to escort Phillip Garrido out of the courtroom after receiving his sentence in Placerville
A woman who was kidnapped near her California home at the age of 11 and held captive for 18 years...
2016-08-26 17:09:25 -0500
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This Aug. 25, 2016 booking photo provided by the Metropolitan Detention Center shows Michelle Martens. New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez says what happened to the little girl "is unspeakable and justice should come down like a hammer" on whoever is responsible. Officer Tanner Tixier said in a news release Wednesday, Aug. 24, that charges are being filed against Martens, Fabian Gonzales, and Jessica Kelley.(Metropolitan Detention Center via AP)
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The killing this week of a 10-year-old Albuquerque girl who was drugged,...
2016-08-26 19:27:38 -0500
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