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Shooting ahead to fall attractions
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...
Sep 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Them’s fightin’ words
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...
Sep 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sending strong message
“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...
Sep 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blessing and a curse
As Labor Day nears, some people may think of those working in the Eagle Ford Shale, many of whom are not able to enjoy a holiday weekend. In the last few days, two major articles have caught our ey...
Aug 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Avoiding school daze
Most parents can be easily identified by their broad grins as children began the new school year. But for those of us with no children, grown children, or otherwise not paying attention, the school...
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Riding a cool wave
File this away under wishful thinking. The Beeville Art Museum presented a free screening of a family-friendly movie under the stars Thursday night. The featured film: “Frozen,” naturally. If you m...
Aug 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reminder: limit watering
by Chip Latcham
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Sadly, it’s getting drier and drier. Bee County remains under a burn ban; underground water tables are dropping; and even a few live oak trees are dying from years of drought. It’s not just here. I...
Generosity’s valuable lesson
by Chip Latcham
Aug 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s sunshine and a thousand degrees every day; the football teams and bands are outside sweating on the practice fields... Yes, that means the new school year is fast approaching. One other dead g...
Be the exception
by Chip Latcham
Aug 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
If only... Those words sometimes stand between a man (or woman) and a rewarding career; Or an honest, drug-free life, and loving family relationships; Or they could be etched on a tombstone on an e...
Major hang-up rectified?
by Chip Latcham
Aug 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Can you hear them now? Many Bee Countians certainly hope so. For several weeks, county offices have been plagued with telephone problems. Disconnects and garbled audio were some of the woes mention...
Summerfest-ivities ready to heat up the nights
by Chip Latcham
Aug 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Bee County Chamber of Commerce officials are cautiously optimistic as they head into the big Summerfest weekend. “Wednesday through Saturday is when ticket sales usually take place,” said executive...
No kidding around with heat
by Chip Latcham
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
August, usually the hottest time of the year, has arrived. In addition, Thursday (July 31) officially was declared National Heatstroke Prevention Day. According to the National Highway Traffic Safe...