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  1. Bill Clough photo.A mother hugs her child who has just safely gotten off the school bus Tuesday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 23 | The Countywide

    At 3 o'clock every school day a school bus driver at Goliad High School goes through a private checklist: air conditioning a air brakes a rolls of toilet paper. Toilet paper? They're a useful method Jason Howard uses to get the attention of drivers who ignore the flashing red lights and stop signs on his school bus when he's dropping off passengers.


  2. Contributed photo..Members of the Goliad County Garden Club working on projects.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 17 | The Countywide

    The roots of the Goliad County Garden Club run deep. As early as 1940, some of our Goliad residents met to form an organization to promote a greater interest in home and civic gardening.


  3. Pettus-Tuleta firefighters feed masses with fish, hushpuppiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 11 | The Countywide

    One of the volunteers at the Pettus-Tuleta Volunteer Fire Department's annual fund-raising fish fry scoops up another batch of fresh, hot hushpuppies Sunday morning. The department expected to sell about 325 plates that day, along with desserts and raffle tickets.


  4. A Bible sits open on a stand in the Pettus gym where the vigil was held.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 4 | The Countywide

    The mood was fittingly somber as friends gathered on the Pettus school campus where the teenager once attended. James Salinas was killed Wednesday when he was hit by a truck while crossing U.S. Highway 181 near Tuleta.


  5. Community remembers life of teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 2 | The Countywide

    The Pettus Independent School District community continues to mourn the death of James Salinas of Normanna. James was a beloved 13-year-old who lost his life in a Wednesday morning traffic accident while en route to the school that he so faithfully and eagerly attended.


  6. Pettus-Tuleta VFD fish fry, raffleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 1 | The Countywide

    The annual Pettus-Tuleta Volunteer Fire Department fish fry and raffle will be held Sunday, Sept. 4, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Pettus Community Center .


  7. Pettus wins two of three at Nordheim tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 29 | The Countywide

    The Pettus Lady Eagle volleyball team went 2-1 in bracket play matches at the Nordheim tournament last week. After going 0-1-1 in pool play, the Lady Eagles downed the Refugio and Karnes City JV teams and fell to Bruni in bracket play.


  8. County leaders propose slightly higher tax rateRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | The Countywide

    County leaders say they need a couple pennies extra on their tax rate to help offset the costs associated with rising inmate medical fees. "It would amount to $397,077 in additional tax levy, which would essentially cover the increased transfer to the healthcare fund," said County Judge Stephanie Silvas.


  9. Head Start registrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | The Countywide

    BCFS Education Services is accepting applications for children ages 3 and 4 who reside in Beeville, Skidmore, Pawnee, Pettus, George West, Three Rivers, Refugio and Goliad. BCFS staff will be at the 2016 Jamboree located at the Beeville Youth Complex at 601 N. Minnesota St. on Saturday, Aug. 20, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. To register, bring proof of income such as a W2, parent ID, proof of residency, child's shot record and birth certificate.


  10. Through the smoke & haze: Dry conditions spark daytime fires in countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | The Countywide

    A continued absence of measurable precipitation and daytime temperatures near or surpassing triple digits have contributed to an increase in grass and brush fires across the area. Firefighters from Beeville, Normanna and Pettus were among those summoned just before 3 p.m. Monday to a property at the end of County Road 331 where Beeville Fire Chief Donnie Morris said a controlled burn got out of control.


  11. Bee County Showcase takes overRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | The Countywide

    A close play at the plate highlighted the contest between Rockport and Pettus during the inaugural Bee County Showcase this past weekend. The showcase drew nearly 20 baseball and softball teams to Bee County.


  12. Pettus ISD trustee applications availableRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | The Countywide

    Applications for a position as trustee on the Pettus school board will be accepted July 23 through Aug. 22. Application are available at the district administration building which is open during the summer, starting June 7, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday. The office is closed on Friday.


  13. FBC Pettus, Normanna VBSRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | The Countywide

    First Baptist Church of Pettus and First Baptist Church of Normanna will hold Vacation Bible School, "Deep Sea Discovery " July 25-30 from 6-8:30 p.m. at FBC Pettus. Preregistration is Sunday July 24, at 6 p.m. at FBC Pettus.


  14. Pettus ISD: Ending the exodus of educators: Superintendent aims to curb high turnoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2016 | The Countywide

    Among the challenges facing Jaime Velasco, the new superintendent of the Pettus Independent School District, is a multi-million-dollar renovation and construction project. Many of the buildings on the district's campus were built by the Works Projects Administration - a New Deal initiative designed to target infrastructure needs during the Great Depression - and feature Tuleta-stone Spanish-mission-style facades.


  15. Beeville has new school leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | The Countywide

    Dr. Marc Puig will take the reins of Beeville ISD on July 1, by unanimous vote of the school board. Little discussion was had Tuesday night as trustees raised their hands in favor of the decision.


  16. City manager search narrows to threeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | The Countywide

    Councilmen began the process of interviewing city manager hopefuls on recently. But this is not going to be that quick of a process.


  17. City manager search narrows to threeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | The Countywide

    Councilmen began the process of interviewing city manager hopefuls on Tuesday. But this is not going to be that quick of a process.


  18. No 4-day school week for BISDRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | The Countywide

    BISD President Kevin Behr said that he doesn't think the four-day school week implemented by Pettus would work here. This, he said, would place a burden upon parents who would have the added expense of additional day care.


  19. Pettus ISD picks Velasco lone finalist for superintendent: Decision unanimous by trusteesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | The Countywide

    Jaime Velasco has been selected from among 26 applicants as the lone finalist in the Pettus Independent School District's superintendent search. The school board, at a brief special meeting held June 2, voted unanimously to select Velasco.


  20. BISD trustees name their lone finalist for superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | The Countywide

    Marc Puig, lone finalist as Beeville school superintendent, and his wife, Kelly, talk with Trustee Darryl Martin after Tuesday evening's school board meeting. BEEVILLE - Dr. Marc Puig has plans for Beeville's public schools.


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