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High school principal challenges incumbent for CBC board seat
BEEVILLE – Incumbent Trustee Louise Hall said that the college is on the right track, and its recent successes highlight that. “We have increased Internet classes, offered dual credit classes in th...
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Curbing animosity following layoffs, campuswide cuts
BEEVILLE – College board trustee Martha Warner admits she wasn’t prepared for what she saw when she was sworn in earlier this year to fill a vacant seat. “When I started my very first meeting at Co...
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Lack of vision or lack of insight?
BEEVILLE – College board trustee hopeful Jeff Massengill voiced concern Monday that the seemingly cascading events have damaged the reputation of the nearly 50-year institution. However, incumbent ...
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Rising to occasion: FBC baking contest winners
BEEVILLE — It has to be one of the hardest jobs in Beeville. Judging the First Baptist Church’s baking contest, that is. The judges are supposed to be satisfied by tasting a small portion of a tiny...
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Role model needed to run district
PETTUS — In seeking input about selecting a permanent superintendent for the independent school district here, consultants from the Texas Association of School Board (TASB) talked first with the st...
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Latest oil and gas updates
Beeville Publishing Co. publishes oil and gas permits and completions for the following counties on a weekly basis: Atascosa, Bee, Goliad, Karnes, Live Oak, McMullen, Refugio and San Patricio. For ...
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Cranking up a marriage: Grand jury indicts couple for cooking meth
BEEVILLE – A Beeville couple faces possible 20-year prison sentences if they are convicted on second degree felony charges filed by Beeville Police Department investigators. Roman and Irene Me rlo ...
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Go-Texan members plan crawfish, shrimp boil for April 25
BEEVILLE – The volunteers with the Bee County Area Go-Texan committee will host their third annual crawfish and shrimp boil on April 25. According to Mike Scotten, one of the organizers, the event ...
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CBC board hopefuls have chance to speak on the issues
Bee-Picayune staff BEEVILLE – Those wanting to know just where the candidates for college board stand have their chance Monday evening. “It is not a debate. It is not a forum,” said Patty Johnson, ...
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Pettus involves community in superintendent search
PETTUS – Those who campaigned here for more community involvement from the Pettus Independent School District are going to get their chance in mid-April. Rather than do its own searching, the PISD ...
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Nursing director combat ready
Anyone with a life-threatening emergency in a hospital emergency room probably wouldn’t argue if the chief nursing officer was a veteran medic who practiced his trade in combat. That is exactly the...
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Prosperity through the eyes of a farmer’s son
BEEVILLE – Change always creates anxiety, but farmers surrounding Beeville who do business with Prosperity Bank can relax. The new president, Reagan Florence, was born and bred on a South Texas far...
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Kilts and pipes
At least this photo doesn't come with sound.
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File photo of fire boat response crews battling the blazing remnants of the offshore oil rig Deepwater Horizon off Louisiana
Four years after the Deepwater Horizon spill, oil is still washing up on the long sandy beaches o...
2014-04-18 05:36:58 -0500
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Handout photo shows mobile phones seized by Mississippi authorities at prisons across the state
By Colleen Jenkins WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina (Reuters) - Cellphones smuggled into prisons by ...
2014-04-18 06:02:02 -0500
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A man walks past a row of General Motors vehicles at a Chevrolet dealership on Woodward Avenue in Detroit, Michigan
If General Motors Co creates a fund to compensate victims of its faulty ignition switches, an opt...
2014-04-18 07:03:17 -0500
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CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio teacher has been fired after a black student who said he wanted to beco...
2014-04-18 10:25:03 -0500
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