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No bites on police bait car
BEEVILLE – Police Chief Robert J. Bridge had heard several radio calls from fellow officers on patrol last Friday night and early Saturday morning. It was obvious the wee hours after midnight would be warmer than usual for Dec. 1. A cool breeze out of the south made the weather comfortable for shirt
Lawmen offer tips to protect homes, property during Christmas season
BEEVILLE – Law enforcement officials in Bee County are urging residents to take precautions during the days before Christmas to avoid thefts. Beeville Police Department Chief Robert J. Bridge said one of the most important steps citizens can take is to watch what is going on around them.
When it pours, it snows
Unfortunately, although true to form this year, just as county organizers were closing the block north of the courthouse and setting up for Thursday night’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, a winter storm was preparing to dump rain.
Trojans never recover from 32-0 run
BEEVILLE – The visiting Calallen Wildcats ran away with a win over Beeville Tuesday night. The Wildcats used a 32-0 run that bridged the second and third quarters to help beat the Trojans 69-41 at Marion B. Horton Gymnasium.
Volunteers mail gift boxes to military personnel
BEEVILLE – Talk to the local volunteers who put together the Christmas gift boxes for military personnel, and they will tell you it’s a labor of love. Holland has ramrodded the gift drive for years at her home.
Locals seek Chase Field historical marker designation
BEEVILLE – More than 25 years after closing, Chase Field soon will receive a marker designating its significance to the county and the country. Kay Mix, with the Bee County Historical Commission, said that she began her research into the former military base three years ago.
St. Mary’s Academy students learn the art of marketing
BEEVILLE – The cafeteria of St. Mary’s Academy Charter School was turned into a market Thursday, Dec. 6, with students selling their handcrafted wares as part of the school’s financial literacy program.
Ashe to lead Kenedy police
Kenedy – After six months of searching, the Kenedy Police Department found its new police chief – Rick Ashe. Chief Ashe, who brings 31 years of experience to the department, will begin on Dec. 31. He is currently the police chief in Salado, which is about 57 miles north of Austin. His last day there
Artists continue painting of fiberglass bees
BEEVILLE – There are two sides to Hattie J. Odom. One is the numbers crunching, accounting minded half of Hattie & Hazel’s Catering. The other is the artistic side and what she will showcase as she paints the fiberglass bee statue for the restaurant.
Lawmen recall Bush’s hunting trips to Lazy F
BEEVILLE – Few local citizens got to know George H.W. Bush as well as the law enforcement personnel who were assigned to Bush’s security details when he came to town. Bill Lazenby remembered that before Bush became vice president in 1981, he always came with smaller security teams. No one ever knew
Meeting the man who would be president
BEEVILLE — This isn’t what anyone would consider a metropolis. Berclair is even further from one. But what these towns both share is they were a recreational destination for the now late President George H.W. Bush.
Munoz participates in leadership program
Austin – Leticia Munoz, trustee from Beeville ISD, joined 33 other school board members from across Texas Nov. 15-17 in Amarillo for the second session of the Leadership TASB class of 2019.
Eagles’ historic season ended by Falls City
BEEVILLE – The Woodsboro Eagles’ historic and memorable season came to a sudden halt last Friday night. The No. 4 state-ranked Falls City Beavers, a perennial power for many years, took full advantage of several uncharacteristic Eagle turnovers. Those turnovers were too much to overcome, and the Bea
Failure at wastewater plant not imminent
BEEVILLE – City Manager Joe B. Montez said Beeville residents are not facing an imminent failure at the Moore Street wastewater treatment plant. Montez was responding to a rumor that the plant was operating on only one pump, and if that fails residents could end up without water and having to use po
Chief warns of extreme fire risks throughout county this time of year
BEEVILLE – Just days after destructive wildfires in California were contained, firefighters in the Texas Coastal Bend are concerned about similar conditions right here. Chief Bill Burris of the Beeville Volunteer Fire Department said there is plenty of reason to be concerned now.
Berclair woman hurt in crash
GOLIAD - A Berclair woman was injured Nov. 26 when she rear-ended traffic that was stopped because of a separate accident at the intersections of U.S. 59 and state Road 239. Ruby Segura, 47, driving a 2003 Nissan Ultima, rear-ended a 2016 Chevrolet Tahoe, driven by Kelly Metz of Rosharon.
Skidmore cheerleading senior duo to perform at Disney
SKIDMORE – Caitlin Leonard and Madelin Dougherty of Skidmore-Tynan High School are two of more than 800 high school cheerleaders and dancers from across the country who will represent the camp brands of Varsity Spirit in the fourth annual Varsity Spirit Spectacular at the Walt Disney World Resort in
S-T finishes Lady Badger Classic with wins
KARNES CITY – The Skidmore-Tynan Lady Cat basketball team wrapped up play at the Lady Badger Classic Saturday with a double-digit win over Luling. The Lady Cats bookended the win with 18-point quarters to claim a 54-37 triumph over the Lady Eagles and move to 8-6 on the season.
Church on Southeast Side catches fire, no one hurt
SAN ANTONIO - San Antonio firefighters responded to a fire at a church on the city's Southeast Side early Sunday morning. The fire broke out around 5 a.m. at the Highland Hills Baptist Church, not far from the intersection of East Southcross and Goliad when a storage room started smoking near a clas
Robber holds up westside store
BEEVILLE – Police department investigators are looking for information that could lead detectives a suspect in an armed robbery that occurred Saturday night, Nov. 24. According to a report, a young, white male wearing a hoody and dark-colored pants entered the Big Country West convenience store at 2