Berclair, TX

Council lets the dogs out

The potential for a Beeville dog park has been in the talks for months now. However, most recently, the discussions were put on hold due to a lack of potential locations. Dara Carrillo brought to the City Council multiple potential locations for a dog park. After a presentation, the City Council made the decision to designate a portion of South Tyler Park as a proposed location to house the potential dog park.
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Five county cagers claim awards

Bee County was a mecca for girls basketball during the 2021-22 season with five hoopsters winning all-district superlative awards. Beeville’s Carrah Davis headlined that group of award winners as the District 26-4A Most Valuable Player. Davis led the Lady Trojans to a 31-3 record, the outright 26-4A championship and...
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Dianne Nelson

Dianne Nelson, 81 of Louise, passed away on June 22, 2022. She was born on February 26, 1941 in Nordheim, Tx to the late Norman and Lucille Koester Thormahlen. Dianne is survived by her husband Lloyd Nelson of Louise; daughter Karen Middlebrook and husband Don Al of El Campo; son Eric Nelson and wife Jenny of Louise; grandchildren Andrew Nelson of Louise and Emma Weschler of Houston; sister Loyce Balas of Fredericksburg; and brother Jack Thormahlen.

Remember to water your grass, trees

Droughty conditions have settled in even though there has been an occasional local shower. I was hopeful we would get some rain when a storm crossed Mexico and entered the Gulf. But it headed to Florida taking all the moisture in the atmosphere leaving us with unrelenting heat. Driving around...

Students learn life saving skills in Beeville summer camp

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Students were able to learn valuable skills as part of a course offered at Angel Care Services. Madison Cano and Junior Esquivel are two of the many students who listened, learned and practiced life-saving skills through the course. Mickie Trevino is the instructor and co-owner...

Kenedy woman’s life transformed by hitting weight goal

Clothes that once fit are happily no longer a viable option for Lisa Luehrs, 30, of Kenedy. Putting aside these once go-to wardrobe choices is a joyful pursuit for her, she said. For more than a year, the Hampton, Virginia, native said she has watched the scale reflect her personal determination to end a cycle of weight gain that had her on the scale at 312 pounds in March 2021. Today, she said she weighs 175 pounds – a loss of 137 life-altering pounds. Along the way, she fought severe depression and deeper thoughts centered on a low sense of confidence and self-worth.

Here is Your Chance to Investigate Presidio La Bahia with Professionals

Here is a chance to really Experience Presidio La Bahia in Goliad! It is well known that the Presidio La Bahia is a paranormal Hot Spot in Texas and thanks to our friends at Haunted Rooms America, you will get to experience the Presidio with paranormal investigators. This paranormal hunt is set for Friday, July 1st from 8 PM-2 AM and costs $89.00.

Beeville Boys & Girls Club to host annual casino night

Ruffling cards and clinking chips are coming back to Beeville as the local Boys & Girls Club hosts its annual Casino Night on June 4. The event is designed to cover the club’s programming and operating needs. “It’s the chance we give to the community to contribute to the...

Coffee Barrel owner to open new Uncommon Market

After close to three months of back and forth, Dr. Dhaval Patel is now moving forward with the purchase of the Grant Building from the Coastal Bend Distilling Company. The Grant Building will be remodeled and transformed into the Uncommon Market, a new epicurean experience for Beeville and the rest of South Texas.

Hunting Reports

With the local spring turkey season opening up last week in Grayson, Fannin, and Lamar counties—by the way, the Eastern turkey regulation package season runs from April 22 through May 14 this year—there was a report or two of a local longbeard being taken. There was also a report or two of local toms being “henned up” and refusing to leave their hens…In North Texas, longtime Clay County turkey hunter Doug Rodgers indicates that the turkeys are scarce and tight-lipped as the Texas North Zone season continues for Rio Grandes through May 15…In southern Oklahoma near Waurika, North Texas Outfitters head guide Dakota Stowers indicates that the birds are gobbling and a number of good longbeards have fallen during the first couple of weeks of the 2022 Oklahoma spring turkey season. That includes a couple of birds with beard length measuring more than 10-inches and one sporting sharp 1 3/8-inch spurs. Stowers indicates that one hunter in camp took an Oklahoma Rio Grande, a trophy longbeard that capped a career turkey grand slam… Last fall, many hunters across the country were scratching their heads and wondering what happened to the rut in their local woods. And as it turns out, according to Dr. James Kroll— the Dr. Deer personality on North American Whitetail TV, a NAW magazine columnist, and professor emeritus from Stephen F. Austin State University, –there were actually some valid reasons for such thoughts. If you’d like to read his column, “What Happened to the 2021 Rut?”, visit NAW’s website at what-happened-to-2021-rut/459469.


Carmen Flores’ ability to bring out the best in people goes deeper than her 56 years as a beautician. Flores has inspired friends and family for over half a century in Goliad with her faith, personality and service to others. Flores was recognized for her 56 years as owner...

Local furniture store wins nationwide contest

Buddy’s Home Furnishings in Beeville went toe-to-toe against 278 other Buddy’s stores across the nation to see which one was the best. During the final week of the competition, Beeville’s store came out on top. The victors were determined by the store’s overall sales and continued payments....

Beeville animals looking to find new homes

People who are looking to add a new furry friend to the family have a new adoption event to look forward to on April 23. The Beeville Animal Shelter, the Beeville Veterinary Hospital and the Skidmore-Tynan National Junior Honor Society are all coming together to bring “Save a Life, Adopt a Pet” to Bee County.