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Bomar’s hiring gets my stamp of approval
Three weeks ago, I wrote that Erasmo Rodriguez, Beeville’s interim superintendent, shouldn’t be leading the search for the district’s new athletic director and head coach. It was a popular opinion ...
May 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Our choices in primary runoff
Early voting started Monday and ends Friday in the Bee County primary runoff election, which will take place on Tuesday, May 24. “It only lasts five days,” County Clerk Mirella Escamilla Davis said...
May 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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New AD brings winning tradition, impressive résumé
Welcome to Beeville, Jerry Bomar, new BISD athletic director and head football coach. That would be the same Jerry Bomar who is the 41st winningest head football coach in Texas history and the No. ...
May 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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With water bond passage, city should start work on next step
The passage by 57 percent of the votes Saturday of a $4.5 million water bond package is a first step in the right direction of meeting Beeville’s long-term water needs. That said, the city council ...
May 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Voters return most incumbents
Instead of channeling the national electorate’s anger and frustration with elected officials, it appears that Beeville area voters are generally satisfied with the direction of our city, school and...
May 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Your future is calling
Saturday’s elections are finally upon us and the city council, school board, college board and city water bond proposal will all be laid to rest... we hope. At the top of the debate is the bond pro...
May 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Historic cemeteries deserve to be respected, tranquil
by Chip Latcham
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Saturday afternoon’s Texas historical marker dedication ceremony at Glenwood Cemetery was an appropriately serene and solemn observance. Our thanks to the county’s historians, including Barbara Wel...
Voters to make other decisions on May 7
Apr 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
In addition to the all-important water bond election on May 7, early voting has started in city council, college and school district board races. As stated in Wednesday’s edition, we encourage vote...
Citizens have decision to make in May 7 election: Beeville water bond proposal has pros, cons; but could help
by Jeff Latcham
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Some three decades and more ago, Beeville relied on city wells and the water was – as it was politely phrased at the Chamber of Commerce luncheon last week – “famous.” It was entertaining to watch ...
BISD board needs to lead process to hire new AD
by Kevin J. Keller/My Thoughts on Paper
Apr 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Beeville needs an athletic director and a head football coach. Finding someone for those positions is one of the most important hires the district will make. And Erasmo Rodriguez, the interim super...
The cause that refreshes
by Chip Latcham
Apr 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Curious Beeville citizens who want to learn more about potential solutions to our decades-long water problem will have two opportunities this week. On Wednesday evening, starting at 6 o’clock at th...
Delivering good news
by Chip Latcham
Apr 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Positive news simply leapt off the pages of our last edition. Our staffers reported large crowds at the first Spring Fest hosted last weekend at the Bee County Expo Center grounds. From roping and ...