The next stop is San Antonio for 17-year-old Ella Jostes and her black cross steer following an impressive showing at the Bee County Junior Livestock and Homemakers Show.

With a Democratic administration that has remained steadfast in its commitment to green energy set to take office in Washington, the uneasiness among oil and gas industry executives and employees alike is palpable across the state.

Criste Reynolds spent four years managing Jesus Maria Restaurant in Beeville, and throughout that time, a seed that had been planted in her brain several years before had continued growing as she soaked up as much knowledge about the restaurant industry as she could.