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   Bay City Housing Authority Commissioners were locked out of the Housing Authority building for their posted meeting, Feb. 15.    Commissioners Ronnie Reeves, Danyal Manning and Vidala Rodas held their meeting on the walkway outside without Executive Director Belma Davalos... + continue reading

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A highlight for Matagorda County Day in Austin was a group photo of residents - including 80 seniors from the county’s four high schools - Tuesday morning in the Capitol Rotunda. Residents were joined by their state elected officials - State Rep. and Speaker of the House Dennis Bonnen and State Sen. Lois Kolkhorst.

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The Matagorda County Fair and Livestock Association's 2019 Rodeo Queen royalty court includes: First Runnerup Anna Claire Heth, and Rodeo Queen Katelyn Stone. Stone was crowned Feb. 15 and will ride her horse, Cadillac, while toting the American flag at the start of every rodeo night. Rodeo events and contests happen nearly every day from Feb. 27-March 3.

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DC Dunham gives her bright pink spoonbill lots of flighttime during the Matagorda Bay Birdfest Saturday along South Bay Boulevard in Palacios. The early-morning fog actually added an element to the parade that was one of many Birdfest events held throughout Palacios.
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The Van Vleck Leopards won the District 24-3A championship last week after a three-way district tie with Palacios and Hitchcock. The Leopards beat both of those teams in the district championship playoff at Tidehaven Thursday and Friday. Van Vleck (15-8, 10-2) faced Trinity for the bi-district title Tuesday, Feb. 19, at Sealy High School.
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Over 20 entries were submitted as part of the 2nd Annual Goulash Cook-off sponsored by Matagorda Lions Club, Feb. 16. Awards were given for first through fourth place and included a picture with Matagorda Lions Club president John Sira, center. Winners are: Melba Snedecor, Dewaun Gilkerson, Betty Sira and Mike Mikeska.
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Sentinel photo/Mike Reddell
A highlight for Matagorda County Day in Austin was a group photo of residents - including 80 seniors from the county’s four high schools - Tuesday morning in the Capitol Rotunda. Residents were joined by their state elected officials - State Rep. and Speaker of the House Dennis Bonnen and State Sen. Lois Kolkhorst.

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Sentinel photos/Jessica Shepard
The Matagorda County Fair and Livestock Association's 2019 Rodeo Queen royalty court includes: First Runnerup Anna Claire Heth, and Rodeo Queen Katelyn Stone. Stone was crowned Feb. 15 and will ride her horse, Cadillac, while toting the American flag at the start of every rodeo night. Rodeo events and contests happen nearly every day from Feb. 27-March 3.

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DC Dunham gives her bright pink spoonbill lots of flighttime during the Matagorda Bay Birdfest Saturday along South Bay Boulevard in Palacios. The early-morning fog actually added an element to the parade that was one of many Birdfest events held throughout Palacios.
Sentinel photo by Mike Reddell

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    Tidehaven ISD trustees unanimously approved hiring a professional engineering firm to design project specifications for possible renovations to Delvin Taska stadium during trustees... + continue reading

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Van Vleck High School senior De'Mitri Monroe was named to the Texas Sports Writers Association Class 3A All-State First Team

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Bay City High School tennis players Johnathan Smith and Brendan Westfall were the silver medalist doubles winners at the Brazosport Invitational on Feb. 1. Brendan and Jonathan won hard-fought sets in their first two matches. In the final they ran up against a buzz saw from Boling, losing 1-6, 1-6, winning the silver medal. BCHS Head Tennis coach is Larry Michael DeWitt.

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The Van Vleck Leopards won the District 24-3A championship last week after a three-way district tie with Palacios and Hitchcock. The Leopards beat both of those teams in the district championship playoff at Tidehaven Thursday and Friday. Van Vleck (15-8, 10-2) faced Trinity for the bi-district title Tuesday, Feb. 19, at Sealy High School.
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   I spoke up against Mayor Mark Bricker’s proposed code of conduct last week at city council’s workshop.    I have rarely addressed council on an issue in my long career,... + continue reading