The response from my first newspaper article was really great. Before I wrote that and it was published the only thing I used newspapers for was … well you know, when I had to go. Now I use the convenient potty-house in my spacious living quarters here at The Beeville Bee-Picayune. And I wri…

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Salt was a precious commodity in early Texas, as it had been worldwide since ancient times. There are remains of man-made salt ponds along the Mediterranean coast that date back to early Rome. Roman soldiers received part of their pay as “salarium argentum” or “salt silver” and that phrase h…

As we prepare for the Memorial Day weekend, it’s only fitting that we pause to remember those who have sacrificed so much in service to our country and our communities.

As I write this article, gas prices in South Texas have plunged to $1.51 per gallon in Portland, $1.55 in Refugio, $1.77 in Taft and $1.78 in Sinton. That’s quite a range, but the prices are sharply lower than they were two months ago.

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