The first norther of the season brought slightly cooler weather and spotty showers. I even wore one of my sweaters for a whole day, but now I’m back in shorts. It seems to have muted the intense heat of summer making it tempting to be back out in the garden. 

South Texas Trail Riders Inc. will hold the Harvey J. Tinnell Memorial play day ride in memory of Sudie Camp Oct. 8-10 at the Bee County Expo Center. Families are welcomed, and the event open to everyone.

After weeks of hot dry weather, Nicholas teased us with the hope of rain. Instead, the storm danced up the coastline giving us a whole three tenths – yippee! Sadly, the Houston area received too much rain, and hurricane season isn’t over yet.

Collective nouns are entertaining to those of us fond of words. Some of my favorites are: a glaring of cats, a murder of crows, a loveliness of ladybugs! A collective noun is a word for a group of a specific animal. Usually, the collective noun reflects a physical or behavioral aspect of tha…

New American Legion Auxiliary Unit 274 officers American Legion Auxiliary Unit 274 installed new officers in August. Pictured front row, from left are: President Adela V Meredith, Chaplain Linda Perez, Secretary Shirley Richardson, Secretary; back row: Second Vice President Nora Racicot, Fir…

Justin Landreth (right) was the winner of a lifetime hunting license during the Hunters Education class held at Blue Ribbon Country Store on Saturday, Sept. 11. The license was presented by Bee County Wildlife Management Association President Frank Massey. (Contributed photo)