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11/08/2018
   County Judge Nate McDonald narrowly won re-election Tuesday as nearly half of Matagorda County’s 21,654 registered voters turned out to vote.    A total of 10,636 or 49.1 percent of voters cast ballots in early, absentee and election-day polls.    The JP 1... + continue reading
11/08/2018
   The tax abatement reinvestment zone for Air Liquide’s proposed $107 million production plant was unanimously approved by Matagorda County Commissioners Court Monday, Nov. 5.    Noting that Air Liquide’s continued negotiations with the Port of Bay City Authority were in place... + continue reading

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A Bay City student tentatively reaches to pet a piglet that was part of the Ag Day instructional program sponsored by Farm Bureau at the Matagorda County Fairgrounds last Friday, Nov. 2. Kids learned about foods, rice and cotton farming, ranching, farm safety and several other topics.

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The Government Finance Officers Association awarded the City of Bay City the “Distinguished Budget Presentation Award” for its Fiscal Year 2018 Budget. Shown, from left, are: Councilman Jason Childers; Finance Director Scotty Jones; Council Member Julie Estlinbaum; Jennifer Leverett and Starla Justice, finance department; Mayor Mark Bricker; Council Member Becca Sitz; Sharmane Brown, finance department; Council Member Chrystal Folse; and Councilman Bill Cornman.

Thursday, November 8, 2018
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   Parents, swimmers and BCISD staff members took issue with the swimming pool curfew - prompted by the lack of overhead lighting - at the Bay City Pool at city council’s regular meeting Thursday, Nov. 1.    Bay City High School Swim Team Coach Bob Button said the curfew caused... + continue reading

Trick or Treat Around the Square last week brought scores of kids in brightly colored Halloween costumes featuring old and new themes.
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Blackcat senior quarterback Dylan Davidson (2) eludes two El Campo as he looks downfield for receivers. Davidson had 212 yards passing and 181 yards rushing against the Ricebirds.

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   The Bay City Blackcats will get a week off to savor their win over El Campo – after 12 seasons on the losing end of this historic Texas football rivalry – and begin preparing for the playoffs.    “It was a big night - more so for the kids,” Blackcat Head Coach Patrick... + continue reading

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The Markham Industrial Group (MIG) , comprised of Underground Services Markham , Lyondell Equistar Pipeline, DOW Seadrift Pipeline, Tres Palacios Gas Storage, Williams, Enterprise Products, Kinder Morgan and Oxy Ingleside Ethylene, took a recent opportunity at one of the MIG company events to give a $6,000 donation to the Midfield and Markham volunteer fire departments for the service they offer in emergency response. MIG donations go for gear and training in supporting their efforts. In the photo above left, from left to right are: Sean Sleigh (Tres Palacios Gas Storage), Joey Barton ( Markham VFD) , Geren Roecker ( Markham VFD), and Jerry Lundquist (Underground Services Markham).

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Sentinel photo/Mike Reddell
A Bay City student tentatively reaches to pet a piglet that was part of the Ag Day instructional program sponsored by Farm Bureau at the Matagorda County Fairgrounds last Friday, Nov. 2. Kids learned about foods, rice and cotton farming, ranching, farm safety and several other topics.

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Sentinel photo/Mike Reddell
The Government Finance Officers Association awarded the City of Bay City the “Distinguished Budget Presentation Award” for its Fiscal Year 2018 Budget. Shown, from left, are: Councilman Jason Childers; Finance Director Scotty Jones; Council Member Julie Estlinbaum; Jennifer Leverett and Starla Justice, finance department; Mayor Mark Bricker; Council Member Becca Sitz; Sharmane Brown, finance department; Council Member Chrystal Folse; and Councilman Bill Cornman.

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   Parents, swimmers and BCISD staff members took issue with the swimming pool curfew - prompted by the lack of overhead lighting - at the Bay City Pool at city council’s regular meeting Thursday, Nov. 1.    Bay City High School Swim Team Coach Bob Button said the curfew caused... + continue reading

Trick or Treat Around the Square last week brought scores of kids in brightly colored Halloween costumes featuring old and new themes.
Sentinel photo/Jessica Shepard

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Blackcat senior quarterback Dylan Davidson (2) eludes two El Campo as he looks downfield for receivers. Davidson had 212 yards passing and 181 yards rushing against the Ricebirds.

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   The Bay City Blackcats will get a week off to savor their win over El Campo – after 12 seasons on the losing end of this historic Texas football rivalry – and begin preparing for the... + continue reading

Van Vleck running back De’metri Monroe (4) goes airborne over Bloomington defenders last Friday.
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