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‘OUR TINY ANGEL’ Students...
By BEN TINSLEY The Progress THREE RIVERS – Sometimes babies pass away because they’re born too soon, or because they’re too ill. The senseless tragedy of such young deaths tears through the social ...
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Holbert receives graduati...
WOODSBORO – On an evening in Vivian, La., June 1938, a proud, yet forlorn, Mary Evelyn Holbert, sat on stage awaiting her high school graduation. She was the first and only member of her family to ...
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Property acquisition movi...
KENEDY – Representatives of the San Antonio River Authority (SARA) presented information about the status of Phase I of the Escondido Creek Parkway project during the Kenedy City Council meeting Ap...
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Former Refugio County far...
REFUGIO COUNTY – Dewey Bellows, who farms in Refugio County and the surrounding area, said he remembers Doug Williams as a guy who was always thinking of ways to improve farming. “He worked quite a...
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GHS duo takes third at st...
Kirkland Eggemeyer, left, and Jake Schneider won third place at the Texas Computer Education Association state robotics contest in Deer Park on Saturday. They competed against 56 other teams from a...
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The power of three: A mot...
By Ben Tinsley The Progress THREE RIVERS – It’s hard to deny the appeal the River Gypsy Boutique and Outfitter has to its growing customer base. Responses come quickly when subjects of interest — s...
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Goliad Main Street’s annu...
GOLIAD – Spring has sprung and the Goliad Main Street Program is hosting the 18th Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19 at 10 a.m. on the Courthouse Square. An Easter Parade of decorated whe...
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Dreyer receives state rec...
REFUGIO – Refugio I.S.D. is proud to announce Kymberlee Dreyer has qualified for State Recognition with the Duke Talent Identification Program. She earned this award by scoring at or above the nati...
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GWEF awards nearly $150,0...
Contributed report The Progress GEORGE WEST – The George West Education Foundation awarded almost $150,000 in grants last week to George West ISD teachers—an emotional event for many of the educato...
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Falls City Education Foun...
FALLS CITY – The Falls City Education Foundation held its very first major fundraising gala on the evening of April 5 at the Falls City Community Hall, with the gala’s theme being “Blue & White” in...
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PETRA GONZALES can laugh and cry at the same time—and she has compelling reasons for both. Hers is a demeanor that reveals a relevant advantage. In her 44 years of life, she has discerned the vital...

Council approves agreement to have Townsend work with city on future water system improvements, construction
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BEEVILLE – City Council members quickly approved an agreement Tuesday night, April 8, with Interim City Manager Marvin Townsend that will allow him to work for the city on a month-to-month basis on...

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