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Grounds for concern; hope for a new refuge
The lead story in this week’s Karnes Countywide was certainly an eye-opener for many readers. Editor Joe Baker began the disturbing tale by reporting, “People are being kept as sex slaves in South ...
Jan 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Galloping forward to junior show & a warning
Another trip around the sun and already it’s time again for the Bee County Junior Livestock & Homemakers Show. The 2016 version starts this week with the queen’s contest at the Expo Center on Thurs...
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Angels all around us
What a glorious morning and spectacular turnout greeted organizers and participants in this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day march and commemorative service. It may not have matched the magnitude ...
Jan 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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The dream lives on and still challenges all
The inspiring article about Nellie Hinderman McLeod, appearing in today’s edition written by reporter Bill Clough, made us proud to be from Beeville. McLeod married a Navy man stationed at Chase Fi...
Jan 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Measured response by court appreciated
Common sense is woefully in short supply nowadays. Particularly, in the public arena when it comes to the volatile issue of guns. As U.S. Sen. John Cornyn of Texas mentioned in his response to Pres...
Jan 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local economic engine still firing on several cylinders
Tracy Florence, new Bee County Chamber of Commerce executive director, and her board of directors have ambitious goals for the year ahead. “Our biggest thing here is to promote tourism,” she said, ...
Jan 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blessing others in our midst
by Chip Latcham
Dec 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Area auto racing fans received a huge Christmas present when the Beeville City Council voted last week to approve a $40,000 grant for next year’s Texas Mile event. After hearing Shannon Matus’ plea...
Rediscover Immanuel
by Chip Latcham
Dec 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Despite the precious children’s letters to Santa and Vineyard volunteers wrapping up another successful Toys for Tots distribution, readers of last week’s editions may have been disheartened. Sever...
Serving and witnessing as Christmas approaches
by Chip Latcham
Dec 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Toys for Tots and Holly Jolly organizers have packed their bags for another year. Christmas concerts, ballets, tree forests and home tours are winding down for the season. However, this weekend wil...
’Tis the season for thieves, accidents, too
by Chip Latcham
Dec 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Like a game with the play clock winding down, the nights before Christmas have entered the final countdown. Ten, nine, eight... In the blink of an eye, it will be over for another year. While every...
Holiday avalanche seen along southern border
by Chip Latcham
Dec 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
We’ve heard this story before – like watching Christmas classic movie reruns. According to the Los Angeles Times, “Federal officials plan to open new shelters in Texas and California this month, ad...
Stars of wonder will shine
by Chip Latcham
Dec 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
While the world worries about the next terrorist attack, and politicians grapple over what to do about Middle Eastern refugees, we encourage area residents to be vigilant when visiting the big citi...