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Lozano, Garza, Silva, Haggard, Prop. 1 endorsed
Continuing our endorsements from the last issue in contested area and local races on the Nov. 4 general election ballot, we offer these recommendations: For State Representative, District 43, J.M. ...
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cornyn, Smith, Abbott, Houston earn top of ballot endorsements
Early voting begins Monday in the 2014 general election, an important midterm in many states, including Texas, which are deciding the outcomes of races for governor and U.S. senator. After much res...
Oct 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Go West, for goodness’ sake
Where else can real and imaginary cowboys and cowgirls gather this weekend to: • experience bull riding, bronc riding, calf roping, barrel racing and steer wrestling at a certified pro rodeo produc...
Oct 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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You must prove who you are everywhere but the ballot box
Well, here we go again. A federal judge in Corpus Christi on Thursday evening rejected Texas’ voter ID law, just days before early voting begins on Oct. 20. Friday’s Corpus Christi Caller-Times rep...
Oct 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Measured response to Ebola needed to contain disease
It would seem a good dose of composure and common sense is just what the doctor ordered now. Fears are spreading about the Ebola virus. Certainly it warrants the attention of U.S. health officials ...
Oct 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chamber roars back
Friday night’s Chamber of Commerce banquet at Chase Field was praised by many of those in attendance. If it had not been for the poor acoustics and lack of a cool breeze at the beginning of the eve...
Oct 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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EFS boom showing no signs of slowing down
by Chip Latcham
Sep 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
“How long is it going to last?” That’s the $64 billion question – adjusted to Eagle Ford Shale values. Many of us who reside amidst this productive oil and gas play in South Texas get asked that fa...
Spotlights shining brightly Friday night
by Chip Latcham
Sep 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Friday night should prove to be quite memorable for this community. First, it’s the Beeville Trojans’ Homecoming game vs. Carrizo Springs at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Yes, that happens every year,...
The late, great Wednesday edition (or how we got de-pressed)
by Jeff Latcham
Sep 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
“Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.” – Mike Tyson, former heavyweight boxing champion Astute readers may have noticed the different sizes of Wednesday’s Bee-Picayune sections...
Shooting ahead to fall attractions
by Chip Latcham
Sep 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Although many people are ecstatic about this weekend’s special events (Fight Night 2 and Diez y Seis), others already are eagerly looking forward to next weekend. Of course, hunters from near and f...
Them’s fightin’ words
by Chip Latcham
Sep 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Fiesta goers may have to fight to get through the crowds Saturday night at the Bee County Expo Center. For many of those attending, the featured event will be the “Fight Night 2” boxing and mixed m...
Sending strong message
by Chip Latcham
Sep 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
“He is the kind of guy that should have been deported a long time ago.” One can feel the frustration in the voice of District Attorney José Aliseda. He and criminal prosecutor James Sales were desc...