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  1. Two landfill bills left languishing in Senate committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 16 | The Countywide

    With less than three weeks left until sine die - the end of the current state legislature session - May 29, it is becoming less likely that two bills designed to protect the area's drinking water will ever get out of a senate committee. Both bills are authored by state Sen. Judith Zaffirini of the 21st Senate district, which includes both Live Oak and McMullen counties.

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  2. Staff cuts could mean savings for Three Rivers ISDRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 29 | The Countywide

    Dr. Mary Springs superintendent of the Three Rivers Independent School Distirct, ponders a point voiced by an audience member as others are eager to be heard during an April 24 town-hall-style meeting about topics including the district's financial status. Dr. Mary Springs superintendent of the Three Rivers Independent School Distirct, ponders a point voiced by an audience member as others are eager to be heard during an April 24 town-hall-style meeting about topics including the district's financial status.

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  3. ConocoPhillips awards more than $230,000 in grants to Eagle Ford area organizationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 24 | The Countywide

    Local recipients included: CASA of Bee, Live Oak and McMullen Counties and the George West, Three Rivers and Whitsett County Volunteer Fire Departments, $10,000 each; City of Three Rivers and George West Education Foundation Inc., $5,000 each; and Live Oak County Child Welfare, $2,500. "Our company believes in giving back to the communities where we live and work," said Randy Black, manager, Eagle Ford operations.

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  4. Janssen named 2016 Runge Citizen of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | The Countywide

    The Citizen of the Year award was given to Gloria Janssen, center, during the Runge Chamber of Commerce banquet on Friday night. Pictured with Janssen are, on the left, chamber vice president Melinda Gonzales and chamber treasurer Brenda Hansler, and on the right, chamber president Gloria Zapata and chamber secretary Gloria Brewer.

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  5. Youth Livestock auction falls short of last year's salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | The Countywide

    Peyton Levien shows her grand champion steer at the Refugio County Youth Livestock Aution on Satruday afternoon in Padilla Hall. The steer sold for $15,000.

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  6. March sales tax rebate to Beeville shows increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | The Countywide

    It was the first good news on the sales tax front since activity in the Eagle Ford Shale oil field began shutting down drilling rigs because of a steep decline in the price of crude oil. According to the latest report from the office of State Comptroller Glenn Hegar, the city's rebate earlier this month came to $267,609.52.

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  7. Positive energy aboundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | The Countywide

    Actually, the weather has been warming for a while, and Bee County students and teachers have just returned from their spring break. Yet, the glorious displays of wildflowers, green pastures and trees can't help but pick up everyone's spirits.

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  8. Tymrak steps down as city manager of Karnes CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | The Countywide

    The town is searching for a new city manager as the result of a sudden retirement by Don Tymrak Feb. 24. Karnes City Mayor Leroy Skloss received a retirement letter from Tymrak and during the regular council meeting Feb. 28. He and the council accepted the resignation. "He did a good job for us," Skloss said.

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  9. Sales taxes continue downward trendRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | The Countywide

    While sales tax receipts across Texas have seen a slight increase this year, compared to 2016, the figures for Beeville are still not good. The February sales tax rebate for the city was $346,001.25, according to the latest report from State Comptroller Glenn Hegar, a decline of 17.25 percent compared to $418,152.14 the city received from Austin last February.

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  10. Eagle Ford rig count taking flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | The Countywide

    Rigs like this one are popping up all over western Karnes County again as there is a noticeable increase in petrochemical exploration activity within the Eagle Ford Shale. Activity had been on the decline from 2014 until late last year.

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  11. Eagle Ford rig count on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | The Countywide

    Oil and natural gas rig towers like this one are popping up all over western Karnes County again as there is a noticeable increase in petrochemical exploration activity within the Eagle Ford Shale. Activity had been on the decline from 2014 until late last year.

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  12. Commissioners' resolution honors former Mayor Sylvia SteeleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | The Countywide

    Live Oak County Judge Jim Huff presents a framed copy of a resolution honoring the life of former George West Mayor Sylvia Steele to her family and friends, including Steele's daughter Diana McBride Self Feb. 13. The commissioners court, which met that day, voted unanimously in support of the resolution, honoring Steele, who lost her battle with cancer in December. Live Oak County Judge Jim Huff presents a framed copy of a resolution honoring the life of former George West Mayor Sylvia Steele to her family and friends, including Steele's daughter Diana McBride Self Feb. 13. The commissioners court, which met that day, voted unanimously in support of the resolution, honoring Steele, who lost her battle with cancer in December.

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  13. Gala brings in nearly $150,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | The Countywide

    The Pannia Maria Hall on Saturday night looked like a mini Las Vegas as half the hall was converted into a max shift casino with numerous card tables and a few slot machines. All in an effort to raise money for the Karnes City ISD Education Foundation as part of its Boots 'N Bling Gala.

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  14. Valero says all's fair with the flareRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2017 | The Countywide

    A plume of white steam floats below an overcast sky above Valero's Three Rivers refinery Friday. Despite the clouds, the sky is much clearer than it was on Jan. 11, when a blue sky was marred by thick, black smoke from a flare stack.

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  15. City not springing for added festival fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2017 | The Countywide

    Spring Fest organizers, President Lupe Cuellar and Vice President John Gutierrez, were at last Tuesday night's City Council meeting to request funding from the city's hotel and motel occupancy tax fund. The two men said their concern for this second annual event was being able to get a big-name entertainer for the weekend dance.

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  16. Workshop energizes teachers to educate students on energyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | The Countywide

    In an effort to spark an interest among future scientists and engineers, ConocoPhillips recently hosted a full-day workshop to engage and inform local teachers about the science behind the energy industry. Forty-five area primary and secondary teachers participated in the Jan. 25 workshop where they learned creative ways to incorporate energy into their classrooms.

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  17. Karnes County bank designated to be in - troubled condition' by federal regulatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | The Countywide

    "I personally feel that the OCC wants to make sure the bank was going to take these issues seriously and so this agreement was issued," said Hugh B. "Trip" Ruckman III, Karnes County National Bank CEO, president and chairman. "I personally feel that the OCC wants to make sure the bank was going to take these issues seriously and so this agreement was issued," said Hugh B. "Trip" Ruckman III, Karnes County National Bank CEO, president and chairman.

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  18. Sales tax rebates from Austin continue to declineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | The Countywide

    According to the latest report from the office of State Comptroller Glenn Hegar, sales tax rebates from Austin were at $254,130.55 this month. That was a decline of 7.87 percent compared to the $274,839.09 rebate the city received for the first month in 2016.

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  19. Craddick elected chairman of Texas railroad commissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | The Countywide

    "We are in a pivotal time for enormous energy growth in the United States, and particularly in Texas," Craddick said. "Through innovative regulatory oversight, the Railroad Commission has been a thought leader for energy states in keeping the public and environment safe.

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  20. At 130, we're excitedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | The Countywide

    In our last edition, we announced changes to our website. MySouTex.com has a new, clean, modern look with added benefits and features designed specifically for our readers.

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