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   The Peyton Creek Wind Farm is going forward.    Commissioners court approval for the wind farm to lay a collection line of three cables along Shepard Mott Road - at the court’s regular meeting Monday, March 18 - was the first public sign the project is still alive. The... + continue reading

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The Bay City Public Library hosted a robotics camp through spring break. Children got hands-on tips and help from team members from Bay City High School's robotics teams. Above, Brittany Miller, BCHS robotic team member, shows off one of the robots the children designed, coded, and built. Bay City High School robotics is headed to state-level competition April 4-6 in Austin.

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Bay City High School Dungeoneers finish nailing down details for their One Act Play competition, March. 17. This year's play "6, 12, 16, 49..." was written by theater director Magda Mirelez and features students in roles on stage and off. The play was performed for the public Wednesday, March 20, and featured showcases from Sweeny, West Columbia, Brazosport, and La Marque as well. All proceeds from the door fees support BCHS students attend summer camps.

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City Council unanimously approved a resolution to ceremoniously rename Seventh street as "Tom Uher Memorial Highway," during a special meeting March 12. The renaming will not affect postal addresses or 911 call outs. The resolution states that only the section of the street within Bay City city limits will be renamed. The renamed signage appearance and placement will have to be approved by TxDOT before it can be installed. That portion of the resolution is passed to the City's Public Works Department, which is required to notify the council and the city secretary upon completion.

Thursday, March 14, 2019
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Van Vleck Elementary's second-grade students serenaded family and friends as part of their "Celebrate Texas" choir program March 7. Students were dressed in their red, white, and blue western attire while leading everyone in the pledges to the American and Texas flags and sang nine songs including Texas, Our Texas, The Yellow Rose of Texas, Deep in the Heart of Texas, Don’t Fence Me In, and the Ballad of Davy Crockett.
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Van Vleck Elementary's kindergarten students held their annual rodeo in fully decked out western wear, March 8. Due to the rainy weather, it was held in the E. Rudd Intermediate school gym, and featured several Matagorda County Fair and Livestock Association fair royalty. The students rode their stick horses on a trail ride around the school several times before heading to the gym. Students participated in “Bucking Bronc”, “Bull Riding”, “Buddy Pick-Up”, and “Barrel Racing.”

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The Bay City Public Library hosted a robotics camp through spring break. Children got hands-on tips and help from team members from Bay City High School's robotics teams. Above, Brittany Miller, BCHS robotic team member, shows off one of the robots the children designed, coded, and built. Bay City High School robotics is headed to state-level competition April 4-6 in Austin.

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Sentinel photo/Jessica Shepard
Bay City High School Dungeoneers finish nailing down details for their One Act Play competition, March. 17. This year's play "6, 12, 16, 49..." was written by theater director Magda Mirelez and features students in roles on stage and off. The play was performed for the public Wednesday, March 20, and featured showcases from Sweeny, West Columbia, Brazosport, and La Marque as well. All proceeds from the door fees support BCHS students attend summer camps.

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Sentinel photo/Jessica Shepard
City Council unanimously approved a resolution to ceremoniously rename Seventh street as "Tom Uher Memorial Highway," during a special meeting March 12. The renaming will not affect postal addresses or 911 call outs. The resolution states that only the section of the street within Bay City city limits will be renamed. The renamed signage appearance and placement will have to be approved by TxDOT before it can be installed. That portion of the resolution is passed to the City's Public Works Department, which is required to notify the council and the city secretary upon completion.

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Bay City High School FFA competed in the Ag Mechanics Show at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, bringing home a blue ribbon. Avery Smith, Jonathan Smith and Clayton Allison entered their 14-foot custom utility trailer. BCHS welding teacher is Brian Zuniga..

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This is the 2nd consecutive year the team has qualified for State. This is also the second year the team has been in existence. The State contest is the FIRST Tech Challenge / UIL Robotics State Championship 1A-4A Event on Friday, April 5, at the Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, Texas 78704. BCHS Robotics directors are Michael Ashleman and Brian Zuniga.

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