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EFS boom showing no signs of slowing down
“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...
Sep 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spotlights shining brightly Friday night
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,...
Sep 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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The late, great Wednesday edition (or how we got de-pressed)
“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...
Sep 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 3 3 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 | 4 4 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 | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blessing and a curse
by Chip Latcham
Aug 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Avoiding school daze
by Chip Latcham
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Riding a cool wave
by Chip Latcham
Aug 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Reminder: limit watering
by Chip Latcham
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 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 | 6 6 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 | 5 5 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...