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12/05/2019
   With less than a week before filing deadline for the March 3 party primaries, several candidates have announced or have filed for office.    The filing deadline with party chairs is Monday, Dec. 9, said County Clerk Stephanie Wurtz.    District 25 State... + continue reading
12/05/2019
   In keeping with the holiday season and spirit of giving, some local businesses and organizations are getting together to do more for citizens throughout Matagorda County.    Donations vary from toys and cold weather clothing to money and non-perishable food items.... + continue reading

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The annual Matagorda and Sargent boat parades capped off Thanksgiving festivities Nov. 28 and 29 respectively. Above, one of the 18 boats in Matagorda featured a "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" theme. Sargent boats lit up Caney Creek as they passed their audiences along the banks and piers.

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Dozens of citizens turned out to grab the best deals for "Black Friday," Nov. 28 at Walmart in Bay City. Popular purchases included TVs, children's toys and a variety of home goods like pots and pans sets.

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Over 25 angel ornaments were hung as part of the first-ever Bay City Police Department “Tree of Angels” ceremony, Dec. 2. The ornaments were placed in memory of loved ones lost to violent crime over the last decade. The angels are a permanent part of the tree decorations and will be used for years to come.

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   Over 25 angel ornaments were hung as part of the first-ever Bay City Police Department “Tree of Angels” ceremony, Dec. 2.    The ornaments were placed in memory of loved ones lost to violent crime over the last decade. The victims named were: Nazar Ali Rajab, John... + continue reading

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First-time performer Steven Stai, right, practices his lines and stage direction in preparation for the opening of "It's a Wonderful Life" during rehearsals Dec. 2. Stai is playing the main character, George Bailey.

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   The Community Actors of South Texas partners with Bay City High School Dungeoneers to produce “It’s a Wonderful Life” starting at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Dec. 12-14, and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15.    Tickets are $7 per person and available at dungeoneers.ticketleap.... + continue reading

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About 150 people participated in the 2nd Annual Matagorda Thanksgiving Turkey Trot at Matagorda Beach, Nov. 28. The event raised donations for the Matagorda Food Pantry, including 6,500 baby wipes, 200 toothbrushes, underwear, hats, and canned goods.

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Sentinel photo/Mike Reddell
The annual Matagorda and Sargent boat parades capped off Thanksgiving festivities Nov. 28 and 29 respectively. Above, one of the 18 boats in Matagorda featured a "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" theme. Sargent boats lit up Caney Creek as they passed their audiences along the banks and piers.

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Sentinel photo/Jessica Shepard
Dozens of citizens turned out to grab the best deals for "Black Friday," Nov. 28 at Walmart in Bay City. Popular purchases included TVs, children's toys and a variety of home goods like pots and pans sets.

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Sentinel photo/Jessica Shepard
Over 25 angel ornaments were hung as part of the first-ever Bay City Police Department “Tree of Angels” ceremony, Dec. 2. The ornaments were placed in memory of loved ones lost to violent crime over the last decade. The angels are a permanent part of the tree decorations and will be used for years to come.

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   Over 25 angel ornaments were hung as part of the first-ever Bay City Police Department “Tree of Angels” ceremony, Dec. 2.    The ornaments were placed in memory of loved ones lost to violent crime over the last decade. The victims named were: Nazar Ali Rajab, John... + continue reading

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   The Bay City High School swim team’s Nov. 14 home meet - (Bay City/Brazosport/Columbia/Hightower - was postponed due to poor weather conditions.    “The only school able to... + continue reading

Sentinel photo/MaLinda Reddell
About 150 people participated in the 2nd Annual Matagorda Thanksgiving Turkey Trot at Matagorda Beach, Nov. 28. The event raised donations for the Matagorda Food Pantry, including 6,500 baby wipes, 200 toothbrushes, underwear, hats, and canned goods.

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Bay City Parks and Recreation Department held a groundbreaking ceremony for the LeTulle Dreamscape project construction phase, Monday, Nov. 25, at the park. The project costs $400,000 and will be the first playground in Matagorda County for children with all abilities

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Tidehaven High School band members added a colorful and acrobatic routine to their halftime show at the Tidehaven-Poth playoff game last Friday in Calallen. Above, senior drummer Wyatt Fitzgerald plays the quads upside down while other members of the percussion section circle him.

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