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Editor: To parents, family and friends, As we begin the mass of school activities, the Pettus Independent School District coaching staff and administration would like to remind parents of the Unive...
Aug 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Many thanks
Editor: The Beeville Vineyard would like to thank the following for their donations of food, volunteer hours and other donations. First, a huge thank you to the United Methodist Basic Mission Team,...
Aug 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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NVFD thanks
Editor: The Normanna Volunteer Fire Department would like to thank the people of Bee County and Normanna for all their support as we celebrated our 40th anniversary of the department. We appreciate...
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Act of compassion or a mockery of system?
Editor: Getting things done in City Hall is as slow as the Time Warner Internet service as our county official says. A person on the west side has been violating a city ordinance since July 2012. A...
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thanks for support
Editor: We would like to thank everyone who participated with the benefits that was held for funeral expenses for Carlos Valdemar Gutierrez—the car wash, bake sale and plate sale; we appreciate eve...
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Another successful bake sale
Editor: I recently held my 6th annual Great American Bake sale to help end childhood hunger. I am proud to announce that a total of $800 was raised. With the “Share Our Strength” program, that is e...
Jul 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cartoon a lie
Jun 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: While reading your Saturday, June 14, paper, I saw the editorial page cartoon claiming 74 school shootings since the Newtown, Connecticut, shooting. I find myself wondering why your paper w...
Misleading information
Jun 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: Has anyone noticed how the media and even the president are feeding us misleading information that could be labeled as propaganda. The latest is when Michael Bloomberg and the gun ban crowd...
Best lawyer/insurance story
Jun 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: This actually took place in Charlotte, North Carolina. A lawyer purchased a box of very rare and expensive cigars, then insured them, among other things for fire. Within a month, having smo...
Students need support from home
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: A recent issue of the Bee-Picayune contained your light criticism of the BISD board for the low rating achieved by BISD schools and also contained the story of the superior academic achieve...
Surge of kids crossing border means trouble
by Chip Latcham
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
What started as a trickle has turned into a steady, troubling flow. Articles in the national and international media have again turned the spotlight on Texas-Mexico border crossing problems. Last m...
Water warning came too late
Jun 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: The state’s warning about turbidity in Beeville’s water supply reached us by telephone May 30, far too late for my wife and me to avoid consuming tap water disguised as iced tea in a local ...
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Demonstrators shout "Hands up, don't shoot," while protesting the killing of unarmed black teen Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri
Attorney General Eric Holder met with community members in Ferguson, Missouri, on Wednesday and v...
2014-08-20 23:00:38 -0500
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By Carey Gillam FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - (Please note: there is strong language used by the polic...
2014-08-21 00:53:21 -0500
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A City of Detroit Water and Sewerage man-hole cover is seen along Jefferson Avenue in the Delray neighborhood of Detroit
(Reuters) - Detroit has once again raised the possibility of having a regional water and sewer sy...
2014-08-21 01:33:42 -0500
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Attorney General Eric Holder, left, listens during his meeting at the U.S. Attorney's office in St. Louis, Mo., Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. Sitting with clockwise from the far left, Richard Callahan, US Attorney for the Eastern District of Missouri, Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, Acting Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights Molly Moran, Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, D-Mo., Rep. Lacy Clay, D-Mo., and Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Pool)
ST. LOUIS (AP) — It's been a quieter night in Ferguson, Missouri. Some demonstrators returned to ...
2014-08-21 02:11:20 -0500
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