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Lenten message of faith, action
Ash Wednesday marked the beginning of the Lenten season, the 40 days leading up to Easter Sunday for Christians. Some Bee County residents observed Shrove Tuesday with church services and pancake s...
Feb 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Saluting them with love
What a powerful demonstration of our appreciation. Many Americans have been searching for ways to thank our veterans for their service, and we had one fall directly into our collective lap. At Mond...
Feb 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prices could be going up
It never fails. As soon as last weekend’s edition of our newspaper started rolling off the press, featuring the front-page story on “What happens when (oil) prices plummet,” gasoline prices at the ...
Feb 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Keepin’ cowboy tradition alive
For more than 50 years, the South Texas Trail Riders have braved cold, sleet and howling north winds as they have driven their horses and covered wagons on their annual journey from Corpus Christi ...
Feb 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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In a dangerous spot
For anxious parents wanting to connect the dots, at least two local health professionals are joining national officials’ calls for children to be vaccinated to stop the measles outbreak. Sarah Will...
Feb 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Volunteers a wonderful testimony; justice will not rest
As disgusting as the massive vandalism to the Glenwood-St. Joseph Cemetery was before Christmas, Saturday’s outpouring of community volunteers provides reassuring testimony to humanity’s decency. V...
Jan 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Win, place, show
Jan 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
The youths of Bee County, along with their animals, crafts and food entries, again are taking center stage at the Expo Center this week. We wish the best of luck to all the young participants at th...
Spiraling out of control
by Chip Latcham
Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Did you hear the New England Patriots cheated to reach the Super Bowl? Seriously... that’s what the national media is fixated on? ISIS terrorists are marching across the Middle East; citizens in We...
Innovators and educators
by Chip Latcham
Jan 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Fifty years ago, Bee County Chamber of Commerce leaders were bringing state education officials to Beeville in order to gauge interest in establishing a junior college here (please see the column b...
Good reason to observe MLK Day
by Jeff Latcham
Jan 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
After such a turbulent year for race relations across the nation, the need for simple communication has never been stronger. Certainly there are no absolutes, but we are fortunate here in Bee Count...
Better tighten those belts
by Chip Latcham
Jan 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Boom and bust. Those working in the oil and gas industry and receiving royalty checks have seen this cycle play out time and again. Now Texas cities, including those in the Eagle Ford Shale, heavil...
Great will be their reward
by Chip Latcham
Jan 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
This community owes an enormous debt of gratitude to Garrett Tindol and Tindol Construction Company. He and his employees are volunteering their time and expertise to right a horrible wrong committ...