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02/18/2021
   Freezing rain and historically low temperatures hit Matagorda County Valentine’s Day – only to drop even further Monday, Feb. 15.    The low for Monday was 12 degrees while it only got up to 23 degrees during the day and a blustery North wind bounced between 10-15 mph.... + continue reading
02/18/2021
   Several sites are the answer to getting COVID-19 vaccines delivered in Matagorda County, an MRMC official said this week.    “Matagorda County truly needs multi-site vaccine distribution if we’re going to be effective in getting doses out quickly,” said Aaron Fox, MRMC’s... + continue reading

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The Bay City Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture celebrated the grand opening of “Beauty Bliss” with a ribbon cutting ceremony, Feb. 12. Beauty Bliss is located at 1824 7th St. in Bay City. Apart of the celebration, the Chamber gave the new business its ceremonial first dollar as well.

Thursday, February 18, 2021
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Bay City Ladycat soccer has turned into one of the top 4A girls soccer teams in the state. The Ladycats - shown here in a 5-1 win over Columbia here last week - are ranked No. 2 in Region 3 and No. 4 in the state. Bay City freshman Chloe Rodriguez (1) is shadowed by a Columbia defender. Bay City (8-0, 2-0) played District 23-4A-1 opponent Sweeny Monday night, Feb. 8.
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Thursday, February 11, 2021
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Bay City High School freshman Powerlifter Marco Mata strains to complete his bench press lift at Tidehaven’s Powerlifting Meet Saturday, Feb. 6.

Thursday, February 11, 2021
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   BCHS Powerlifting results from the Tidehaven meet on Feb. 6.      Girls: 5th out of 8 Teams      Lizbeth Amezquita - 1st in 148, 330 Squat, 175 Bench, 280 DL, 785 Total      Named Outstanding Lifter on the Light Platform.... + continue reading

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Work on the new Linnie Roberts Elementary is moving largely inside the buildings as exterior finishes are shaping up towards completion Feb. 1. The campus will feature state-of-the-art technology and will include science labs, a media room, and an art studio. Linnie Roberts Elementary houses first- and second-grade students in Bay City ISD.

Thursday, February 4, 2021
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Stephen Weathers, left, presented the 2020 Silver Spur Award to Worth Lucus.

Thursday, February 4, 2021
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   The Matagorda County 2020 Silver Spur Award - the most prestigious honor given by the ranching and livestock industry in the county – went to Worth Lucus.    Last year’s award recipient Billy Mann presented the award recently on behalf of the Matagorda County Cattleman’s... + continue reading

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Sentinel photo/Jessica Shepard
The Bay City Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture celebrated the grand opening of “Beauty Bliss” with a ribbon cutting ceremony, Feb. 12. Beauty Bliss is located at 1824 7th St. in Bay City. Apart of the celebration, the Chamber gave the new business its ceremonial first dollar as well.

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Bay City Ladycat soccer has turned into one of the top 4A girls soccer teams in the state. The Ladycats - shown here in a 5-1 win over Columbia here last week - are ranked No. 2 in Region 3 and No. 4 in the state. Bay City freshman Chloe Rodriguez (1) is shadowed by a Columbia defender. Bay City (8-0, 2-0) played District 23-4A-1 opponent Sweeny Monday night, Feb. 8.
Sentinel photo/Mike Reddell

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Bay City High School freshman Powerlifter Marco Mata strains to complete his bench press lift at Tidehaven’s Powerlifting Meet Saturday, Feb. 6.

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   BCHS Powerlifting results from the Tidehaven meet on Feb. 6.      Girls: 5th out of 8 Teams      Lizbeth Amezquita - 1st in 148, 330 Squat, 175 Bench, 280 DL, 785 Total      Named Outstanding Lifter on the Light Platform.... + continue reading

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Living his best life, Ian Castillo catches a ride down a McDonald Meadows ice-coated street dressed in his winter wear that holds off the sub-freezing temperatures Monday, Feb. 15.

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Bay City Aristocats were Grand Champion Team at the Cinco Ranch Classic hosted by Showtime. The dance team earned the following with four dances: Super Sweepstakes and a Judges Award; Best in Class Contemporary; Best in Class Jazz; Best in Class Pom; Best in Class Military; Supreme Award for our Contest Military; and Kelis, Aristocat Captain, won with her solo-Solo Champion.

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02/18/2021 - 0 comment(s)
   In my long years in Texas – mostly in places where snowfall is described as a dusting – whatever white stuff is on the ground when the sun arrives soon disappears.    Looking... + continue reading