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09/20/2018
   Environmental nuisance lawsuits were authorized against six Matagorda County properties in Matagorda, Pledger, Sargent, Van Vleck and Markham by commissioners court at its regular meeting Sept. 17.    County Attorney Denise Fortenberry presented the proposed lawsuits to... + continue reading
09/20/2018
   Bay City’s city attorney, Timothy Kirwin, turned in his letter of resignation Friday afternoon following an evaluation given to him from Mayor Mark Bricker Sept. 13.    “It was just your typical sort of evaluation,” said Bricker in a phone interview Tuesday afternoon, Sept.... + continue reading

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Tidehaven Homecoming was celebrated last Friday, Sept. 21, and the big event was the crowning of the Homecoming King Ataydie Nunez and Homecoming Queen Marie Galvan. The game was a muddy nightmare for both teams, as Palacios won in overtime 7-6.

Thursday, September 20, 2018
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A crane is used to unload steel pilings that will be hammered into place to support the Sargent swing bridge replacement span.

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   Rain totals of at least 18 inches since Labor Day have slowed construction of the $41.2 million Sargent swing bridge replacement project.    “It has pretty much rained every day,” said Michael Zanella, senior project manager for the main contractor, Irving-based Austin... + continue reading

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With the help of Green Bros. Jewelers, $6,780 was raised in support of the Boys and Girls Club of Bay City and Matagorda County Sept. 13. Attendees got a chance to purchase a "Diamond in a Glass" with a chance to win a .50ct diamond and chocolate diamond from LeVian jewelry collection. The Boys and Girls Club's next fundraising event is a red carpet premiere of "The House With a Clock in its Walls," starting at 5:30 p.m. this Thursday, Sept. 20.

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Blackcat senior linebacker Alec Smith (24) makes a stop on the Wildcats main running back.

Thursday, September 20, 2018
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   Bay City Blackcats will face District 18-6A Westbury here Friday night in a contest between two schools with a lot to prove.    Both schools have incurred three losses in the young season, but in Westbury’s case, those three defeats have been by lopsided margins.  ... + continue reading

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Markham Fire Chief Robert Henske makes a point during the county workshop on the emergency dispatch network.

Thursday, September 13, 2018
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   Solutions to Matagorda County emergency response dispatch problems were proposed by fire chiefs, police chiefs, EMS coordinators and county officials at a dispatch workshop Friday morning, Sept. 7.    “Coordination is crucial here – if we all coordinate and communicate,”... + continue reading

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Sentinel photo/Mike Reddell
Tidehaven Homecoming was celebrated last Friday, Sept. 21, and the big event was the crowning of the Homecoming King Ataydie Nunez and Homecoming Queen Marie Galvan. The game was a muddy nightmare for both teams, as Palacios won in overtime 7-6.

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A crane is used to unload steel pilings that will be hammered into place to support the Sargent swing bridge replacement span.

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   Rain totals of at least 18 inches since Labor Day have slowed construction of the $41.2 million Sargent swing bridge replacement project.    “It has pretty much rained every day,” said Michael Zanella, senior project manager for the main contractor, Irving-based Austin... + continue reading

Sentinel photo/MaLinda Reddell
With the help of Green Bros. Jewelers, $6,780 was raised in support of the Boys and Girls Club of Bay City and Matagorda County Sept. 13. Attendees got a chance to purchase a "Diamond in a Glass" with a chance to win a .50ct diamond and chocolate diamond from LeVian jewelry collection. The Boys and Girls Club's next fundraising event is a red carpet premiere of "The House With a Clock in its Walls," starting at 5:30 p.m. this Thursday, Sept. 20.

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   Bay City Tourism Council members considered different locations for the statue of Bay City Olympian Joe Deloach that’s nearly complete at an Oklahoma studio.    Bay City... + continue reading

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Blackcat senior linebacker Alec Smith (24) makes a stop on the Wildcats main running back.

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Soggy field conditions caused lots of grief to Palacios and Tidehaven football squads last Friday. Palacios won 7-6 in overtime in the muddy contest that also was Tidehaven’s homecoming. Unfortunately, it was the first time Tidehaven was able to use its field after battling turf problems.

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