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08/16/2018
Tidehaven trustees signaled their approval for raises for additional employee categories as they work on the fiscal 2018-19 budget Monday night, Aug. 13.    The board will have a public hearing for the 2018-2019 budget and will consider its adoption at a 5:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 29.... + continue reading
08/16/2018
   Finance Director Scotty Jones shared a rough draft of “Bay City Works” - an implementation/strategic plan for the Vision 2040 plan - during a city council workshop Aug. 9.    Jones used four main focus points, termed as “Vision 2040 Plan Elements.”    “Our focus... + continue reading

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County Judge Nate McDonald talks with fire chiefs from several county fire departments after commissioners court Monday, Aug. 13, when chiefs presented problems with the present emergency dispatch network.

Thursday, August 16, 2018
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   Crucial emergency dispatch problems among Matagorda County first responders drew fire chiefs from several fire departments to voice their concerns to commissioners court Monday, Aug. 13.    The fire chiefs and other first responders are asking the county to create a united... + continue reading

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Luca Zanotti, left, Tenaris president, visits with commissioners court Monday, joined by Roberto De Hoyos, Tenaris vice president of public affairs.

Thursday, August 16, 2018
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    Luca Zanotti was recognized as the new Tenaris president of U.S. operations at commissioners court’s meeting Monday, Aug. 13.    “I’m here to report good news,” Roberto De Hoyos, Tenaris Vice President Public Affairs, said in introducing Zanotti.    Zanotti,... + continue reading

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Council members, city attorney listen to discussions on mayor’s performance.

Thursday, August 16, 2018
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   City Council members unanimously approved the vote to reduce Mayor Mark Bricker’s salary to $63,000 starting Oct. 1, after more than an hour in executive session, Thursday, Aug. 9.    Bricker’s base annual salary was $83,000, city officials said.    Bricker was... + continue reading

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Bay City School Superintendent Dr. Marshall Scott III prepares to heave a pass to fans at the Communitywide Pep Rally Friday, Aug. 10 at BCHS gym. The event featured all of the upcoming fall participants - BCHS students, Blackcat football players, Ladycat Volleyball players, cheerleaders, Aristocats and the Blackcat marching band.

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Sato’s word-record, tip-to-tip horn spread is 125.75 inches, or 10.5-feet wide. The nine-year-old longhorn steer of Pam and Scott Evans at Red Bluff Ranch was measured last Thursday, to document the feat for the Guinness Book of Records.

Thursday, August 9, 2018
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   Red Bluff Ranch owners Scott and Pam Evans’ longhorn steer Sato is the new world champion with the longest horn spread of 125.75 inches or 10.5 feet.    That official measurement – part of what the Evans will send to the Guinness Book of Records – was witnessed last Thursday... + continue reading

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County Judge Nate McDonald talks with fire chiefs from several county fire departments after commissioners court Monday, Aug. 13, when chiefs presented problems with the present emergency dispatch network.

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   Crucial emergency dispatch problems among Matagorda County first responders drew fire chiefs from several fire departments to voice their concerns to commissioners court Monday, Aug. 13.    The fire chiefs and other first responders are asking the county to create a united... + continue reading

Sentinel photo/Mike Reddell
Luca Zanotti, left, Tenaris president, visits with commissioners court Monday, joined by Roberto De Hoyos, Tenaris vice president of public affairs.

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    Luca Zanotti was recognized as the new Tenaris president of U.S. operations at commissioners court’s meeting Monday, Aug. 13.    “I’m here to report good news,” Roberto De Hoyos, Tenaris Vice President Public Affairs, said in introducing Zanotti.    Zanotti,... + continue reading

Sentinel photo/Jessica Shepard
Council members, city attorney listen to discussions on mayor’s performance.

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   City Council members unanimously approved the vote to reduce Mayor Mark Bricker’s salary to $63,000 starting Oct. 1, after more than an hour in executive session, Thursday, Aug. 9.    Bricker’s base annual salary was $83,000, city officials said.    Bricker was... + continue reading

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Bay City School Superintendent Dr. Marshall Scott III prepares to heave a pass to fans at the Communitywide Pep Rally Friday, Aug. 10 at BCHS gym. The event featured all of the upcoming fall participants - BCHS students, Blackcat football players, Ladycat Volleyball players, cheerleaders, Aristocats and the Blackcat marching band.

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The Bay City High School Blackcats began their summer conditioning regime Monday, Aug. 6, under the direction of Patrick Matthews, the new head football coach and athletic director. Above, Matthews reviews the first workout with part of the estimated 100 players who arrived at BCHS practice fields Monday. The coach told the boys what they need to accomplish to e xcel and what his expectations were.
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4-H: Matagorda County 4-H recognized the efforts and accomplishments of members and leaders during the annual recognition banquet held July 31. Award winners in no particular order include Cheryl Saha, Scollie Saha, Karly Brown, Slade Saha, Brooke Vandenbergh, Madilyn Spale, Avery Kubecka, Mallory Grimes, Shelly Grimes, Kim Sliva, Jodi Spalek and Amy Kubecka.

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   You know, there was a time not so many years ago that I thought I was bulletproof.    A fallacy, to be sure, but after a hip replacement in March and last week’s heart attack... + continue reading