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Early RSVP advised for those hearing speaker on drones

Bee Development Authority Executive Director Joe B. Montez has encouraged anyone interested in learning more about the testing program of unmanned aircraft to attend the Wednesday luncheon of the Beeville Rotary Club on Sept.

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Related Topix: Beeville, TX, Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi, TX

Fri Aug 29, 2014

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Former Amish indicted for child molesting

A former member of Bee County's Amish community, a 44-year-old leather worker who maintained a shop in his Gaitan Lane home, has been indicted on four counts of continuous sexual assault of a child.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

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Grass fire guts home

Gary Kent photo.Fire fighters make the initial rush to a house that caught fire on Carroll Lane just before 2 p.m. Friday.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Beeville, TX, Normanna, TX

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Officers force end to standoff

Federal and local law enforcement officers surrounding a home with guns drawn and SWAT team members on standby on Tuesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Beeville, TX

Tue Aug 26, 2014

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Application moves forward for uranium mining in south Bee

Burke Hollow is still a go - at least that is the goal for UEC officials who filed an application to proceed recently hoping to soon begin mining uranium.

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Related Topix: Beeville, TX, Environment, Science

Wed Aug 20, 2014

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Some illegals harbor more than a dream

Since 2005, Bee County Sheriff Carlos Carrizales Jr. figures his deputies have corralled more than 3,000 Mexican nationals after they entered Texas illegally.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Texas, Beeville, TX, US News, Illegal Immigration, Drugs

Tue Aug 19, 2014

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Daniel Hinojosa: armed with a pearl white accordion

Jesse Turner poses with Daniel Hinojosa after the concert where the two of them performed side-by-side during Tejano night at Summerfest 2014.

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Grand jury indicts suspects on drug charges

A suspect who tried to conceal a prescription drug from a Texas Department of Public Safety canine officer faces a possible 10-year prison sentence if he is convicted of any of three counts listed in a grand jury indictment.

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Related Topix: Drugs, State Prisons, Prison, Brooks County, TX, Gonzales County, TX

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Not all volunteer firefighters receiving 911 pages

Communication problems seem to be plaguing the county. Now it is the emergency dispatchers who are unable to notify volunteer firefighters when there is a fire, wreck or other emergency in the county.

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Related Topix: Skidmore, TX

Sat Aug 16, 2014

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Jailer arrested on theft charge

Investigators with the Bee County Sheriffs Office have arrested a 19-year-old jailer on a theft charge.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

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Summerfest 2014 sees record crowd on - Tejano night'

Pat Green put on an electric performance Saturday night during Summerfest 2014. Green headlined the local annual event at the Bee County Expo Center which also featured performances by Cory Morrow and The Dave Rukkus Band.

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Related Topix: Texas, Pat Green, Country, Cory Morrow, Beeville, TX

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Legion Post 818 historical marker dedicated

The new Texas Historical Marker for the Charles Major Lytle American Legion Post 818 was unveiled in a ceremony last Saturday.

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Related Topix: Texas, Lott, TX, Beeville, TX

Thu Aug 14, 2014

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Students face school without supplies

It's an almost indescribable scent that everyone recognizes. One whiff reminds most of imagination inspiring coloring books and artwork on fridges.

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Related Topix: Beeville, TX

Wed Aug 13, 2014

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Sheriff orders arrest of new jailer on theft charge

Investigators with the Bee County Sheriffs Office have arrested a 19-year-old jailer on a theft charge.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

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Council schedules public hearing on annexation of U.S. 59 hotels

City Council members, when they met Tuesday, scheduled public hearings for Aug. 12 and 26 to hear comments on a proposed annexation of property where some of Beeville's new motels are located.

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Related Topix: Beeville, TX

Sun Aug 10, 2014

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Police, firefighters attend COG's interoperable communications class

About 60 law enforcement officers and volunteer firefighters attended classes Monday to learn how to better communicate with other agencies.

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Related Topix: Beeville, TX

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Women's fellowship

The women of First Baptist Church in Tuleta are organizing a Ladies Fellowship group for the women of North Bee County.

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Related Topix: Tuleta, TX

Sat Aug 09, 2014

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Sen. Cornyn will speak at Chamber banquet

For the first time in living memory, a seated United States senator will be the keynote speaker at the annual Bee County Chamber of Commerce banquet.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Commerce, TX, Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, TX

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Republican Club

The Republican Club of Bee County invites the community to their August meeting on Monday, Aug. 11, at 5:30 p.m. at 118 N. Washington.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

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Siggno closes out Friday's Tejano Night at 10:30.

Make it a summer to remember, organizers say of this year's Summerfest being held Friday and Saturday, Aug. 8-9.

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Related Topix: Cory Morrow, Country, Pat Green

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