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Generosity’s valuable lesson
It’s sunshine and a thousand degrees every day; the football teams and bands are outside sweating on the practice fields... Yes, that means the new school year is fast approaching. One other dead g...
Aug 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Be the exception
If only... Those words sometimes stand between a man (or woman) and a rewarding career; Or an honest, drug-free life, and loving family relationships; Or they could be etched on a tombstone on an e...
Aug 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Major hang-up rectified?
Can you hear them now? Many Bee Countians certainly hope so. For several weeks, county offices have been plagued with telephone problems. Disconnects and garbled audio were some of the woes mention...
Aug 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Summerfest-ivities ready to heat up the nights
Bee County Chamber of Commerce officials are cautiously optimistic as they head into the big Summerfest weekend. “Wednesday through Saturday is when ticket sales usually take place,” said executive...
Aug 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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No kidding around with heat
August, usually the hottest time of the year, has arrived. In addition, Thursday (July 31) officially was declared National Heatstroke Prevention Day. According to the National Highway Traffic Safe...
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Return to border crisis
Another week, another unresolved federal crisis. We read with great interest in this week’s Goliad Advance-Guard about a large amount of drugs seized after suspected illegal immigrants bailed out o...
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Aiming for large turnout
by Chip Latcham
Jul 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
How ’bout some guns and barbecue? Toss in some horses and that would be what commonly is perceived as an ideal gathering for most Texans. Instead, on Saturday, many Bee Countians will load up in th...
Problem at our doorstep
by Chip Latcham
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Many readers of our sister publication, The Karnes Countywide, were surprised this week to learn that a Karnes County Civil Detention Center will house immigrant families. U.S. Immigration and Cust...
Reinforcing conservation
by Chip Latcham
Jul 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
We knew it wouldn’t last. The wetter, cooler May-June has turned back into the customary hot, dry July, and our nearby lake levels are dropping accordingly. Just a week ago, Corpus Christi official...
Hobby Lobby ruling not the misogyny left makes out
Jul 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
It has long been suspected that the Supreme Court hates women, although it took the court’s 5-4 decision in the Hobby Lobby case to fully reveal its blatant misogyny. The court held that the Religi...
Eagle Ford swings a double-edged sword
by Chip Latcham
Jul 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Once again, we have an unobstructed, close-up view of the pros and cons of residing in the Eagle Ford Shale. In Saturday’s Corpus Christi Caller-Times, experts say the growing oil and gas play is a...
Timely tribute reminds us of America’s best
Jul 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Just when you think things couldn’t get much worse... From the unaccompanied illegal immigrant children pouring across the southern border to the worsening situation in Iraq to senseless acts of vi...