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Aiming for large turnout
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...
Jul 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Problem at our doorstep
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...
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reinforcing conservation
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...
Jul 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hobby Lobby ruling not the misogyny left makes out
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...
Jul 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eagle Ford swings a double-edged sword
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...
Jul 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Timely tribute reminds us of America’s best
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...
Jul 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Extra reasons for celebrating this Fourth
by Chip Latcham
Jul 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
As most of us are preparing for the July 4th holiday weekend, some recent developments deserve mention. First, Coastal Bend College officials are to be commended for achieving their long-awaited ac...
Most in surge of child border crossers aren’t leaving
by Guest editorial by The Heritage Foundation
Jun 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Of the more than 24,000 unaccompanied children who entered the United States illegally last year, most haven’t left — even those who were detained. “Eighty-seven percent of those are still here in ...
When are they going to wake up in Washington?
by Chip Latcham
Jun 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The headlines keep getting more dire and troubling. In Tuesday morning’s Corpus Christi Caller-Times: “Tension rises over border woes.” In the San Antonio Express-News: “Texas officials go on attac...
Props for Kids College changes
by Chip Latcham
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Three cheers for Coastal Bend College. Better make that four cheers, as all four campuses participated by hosting about a combined 100 young students at its newly revamped Kids College this week. F...
Noticeable improvement to Spohn Hospital’s ER
by Chip Latcham
Jun 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Count us among those impressed. A nice turnout of members of the Bee County medical community, Chamber of Commerce and business people was observed at Thursday afternoon’s ribbon-cutting ceremony a...
Don’t get skunked
by Chip Latcham
Jun 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
After an unusually cooler, wetter end of spring, the dog days of summer are fast approaching. And this year, in addition to the stifling heat and mosquitoes, we have something else to watch out for...