Lifestyle

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Mar

Aristocats continue to win

BCISD photo/Allison Sliva
The Bay City High School dance team, the Aristocats, show off the awards they won at contest.

   The Bay City High School Aristocat Dance Team competed at Show Time International’s Texas Pride  Contest at Willis High School on February 21st, bringing home eight awards. 
   The team and officer line each entered routines in three different categories in order to be eligible for sweepstakes honors consideration.  

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Fri
27
Feb

Tidehaven celebrates National FFA week

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Tidehaven FFA chapter members will celebrate National FFA week with a different activity each day. FFA chapter members include, from left: Melanie Brewer, Jason Fitzgerald, Payton Bates, Mason Ledwig, Jordan Rickaway and Kyle Moerbe.

Fri
27
Feb

Using acrylics as art medium

Sentinel photo/Jessica Shepard
Local artist Raleigh Conklin, left, and Charley Hebert discuss on Hebert’s works on display at the Art League of Bay City.

   Local artist Charley Hebert is proudly displaying his artwork at the Art League of Bay City and Matagorda County’s gallery through Feb. 28. 
   His work, titled “Space Truckin’ 2015” gives the viewer a vividly contrasted view of out-of-this-world landscapes. 
   Herbert works carefully with different layers of spray paint and various tools to complete his artwork. 
Fri
27
Feb

THC recognizes Bay City Main Street progress

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The Main Street Board includes, front row (from left), Alice Lowery, Alicia Waters and Eva Peterson. The back row, from left, includes Mark Stoub, DC Dunham, Rosalyn White, Karen Hitzfeld, Carol Ann Huitt, Gertrude Hardy, Ann Ryan, De Ann Snead, Becca Sitz and David Holubec.

   The Texas Historical Commission (THC) commended Bay City  
   Main Street for successful annual progress as a designated Main Street community, one of 60 to be recognized this year.  
   Bay City has been a sustaining Texas Main Street city since 1992, making Bay City one of the oldest Main Street programs in Texas. 
   The Main Street program in Texas began in 1981 as one of the first state coordinating programs in the country. 

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Fri
27
Feb

Over 35 take part in talent show, public speaking contest

Sentinel photo/Jessica Shepard
Kenzie Brown and Victoria Sliva won the children’s group round with their dance to “Rainbow Connection” by Kermit the Frog.

   On Sunday, over 35 local youth participated in the Talent Show and Public Speaking Contest at the Bay City Civic Center. 
   Talent Show acts were divided into solo and group performers amongst three different age categories. 
   Children, junior and senior age groups all had their own performers. 
Fri
27
Feb

Occasion makrjs ending, beginning

Becca Sitz combined a party Friday, Feb. 20, to celebrate her retirement from Bay City Independent School District, above, with a ribbon cutting a little later to observe her newest venture, the opening of her Pegasus Fine Properties at 2212 Ave. G.
Sentinel photos/Mike Reddell

Fri
27
Feb

Blessing Eflm Lions Club pancake supper a success

Rebecca Beard photo
Blessing Eflm Lions Club pancakesupper and membership drive was Feb. 16, at the Blessing Community House. The supper was a success - there were people from surrounding communities like Midfield, Markham, El Campo, Bay City, El Maton, Palacios and Francitas.

Fri
27
Feb

Sargent Lions raise funds for playground

   The Sargent Lions Club is currently raising money for a new playground for children.
   So far, they have only reached ten percent of their goal funds.
   “We are looking at various ways to fund the playground project,” said Sargent Lions Club President Ray Fessenden.
   Every first Saturday of the month the club offers a pancake breakfast at the Gulf Coast Office Building in Sargent.
   The meal includes pancakes, eggs, and sausage as well as a beverage choice between juice, coffee and milk.

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Fri
27
Feb

BCHS band sends 7 to state

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     The Bay City High School Blackcat Band participated in Solo and Ensemble Competition on Feb. 7 in Edna. 
   Seven students earned a Division One rating on their solos and ensemble to qualify for State competition.  
   They will be going to State Solo and Ensemble competition in May in Austin.   
Fri
27
Feb

2015 Rodeo Queen

Sentinel photo/Jessica Shepard
Above, the 2015 Rodeo Queen Jenni Reynolds and her horse Flicka as well as first runner up Meagan Schrader and her horse, Stephanie.

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