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Sunday Jul 27 | The Countywide

Two men indicted on charges of molesting children

Two suspected child molesters face possible life sentences in prison if they lose their cases in district court here.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Countywide

What happens on the border doesn't stay on the border

The Karnes County federal detention facility will now house not only adults but children suspected of entering the country illegally.

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Related Topix: Karnes County, TX, Karnes City, TX, Beeville, TX, Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration

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City sees sharp decline in sales tax rebates

The City of Beeville continues to see a decline in sales tax rebates sent monthly from Austin, but Bee County experienced a tapering off of its losses.

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Related Topix: Beeville, TX

Fri Jul 25, 2014

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Celebration, benefit marks new era for Normanna VFD

At one time, residents of Normanna would gather for ice cream and share with each other stories of their lives.

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Related Topix: Normanna, TX

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VFW breakfast

The membership of VFW Post 9170 would like to invite all Bee County veterans and their families to a free breakfast on Saturday, July 26, at the Post Home Bingo Hall, 1801 South Washington.

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The Countywide

Council approves funding request from Fiesta Bee County

City Council members voted unanimously July 15 to approve a request for $40,000 in hotel and motel occupancy tax funds from Fiesta Bee County.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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Shelton Home in Refugio moved to new location

This two-story Victorian mansion at 809 S. Alamo St., was originally built by Ben Shelton, who started a business at Blanconia in Bee County.

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Related Topix: Refugio, TX, Blanconia, TX, South Alamo, TX

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Countywide

Deputy calls death of 3-year-old boy - a tragic accident'

Deputy Lt. John Davis, Bee County Sheriff's Office chief investigator, said he believes no one was at fault in the Saturday evening death of a 3-year-old boy.

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Related Topix: Beeville, TX, Corpus Christi, TX

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Police investigating death of Texas toddler

Police are investigating the death of a 3-year-old boy who was run over at a birthday party in South Texas.

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Related Topix: Beeville, TX

Sun Jul 13, 2014

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Toddler Hit and Killed by Vehicle at Birthday Party Identified by Family

We have new information on an horrible accident that claimed the life of a toddler in Beeville on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Beeville, TX

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Countywide

Dark side of Eagle Ford

Bee County law enforcement officers are hoping that the county will authorize not only additional staff but the purchase of tasers for those patrolling the highways and country roads.

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Related Topix: Eagle Ford, TX, Drugs

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Hales bales

Two deputies with the Bee County Sheriff's Office stopped drug smugglers from getting more than 600 pounds of marijuana out onto the streets of American cities at the end of June.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Countywide

Lighting up the Fourth

'Admiral' Daniel Hinojosa waves to the crowd as his float, the USS Lexington, makes it way around the H-E-B parking lot on July 4. Several bikes, tricycles and wagons were decorated in stars and stripes to participate in the 17th annual HEB July 4th parade.

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Related Topix: Beeville, TX

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Thunderstorm possible for parts of Goliad and Bee counties

This shows the line of showers and thunderstorms coming into Bee and Goliad counties.

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Related Topix: Goliad County, TX, Weather

Sat Jul 05, 2014

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BCHS hosting youth photography contest

The Bee County Historical Society is sponsoring its first Youth Photography Contest.

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Countywide

Sandra Clark - - Our loss is heaven's gain'

Longtime district clerk and deputy district clerk Sandra Clark died Saturday at the age of 61. A well-known figure around the Bee County Courthouse for many years, Clark had worked with Margie Carter and had served as her deputy before running for the office and being elected.

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Related Topix: Beeville, TX

Wed Jul 02, 2014

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Young Jessica McDonald checks her batch of cool, blue slime.

Thursday's Mad Science Day at the Joe Barnhart Bee County Library had the youngsters making "slime."

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

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