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Crosslands Construction Company workers install drainage infrastructure at the Portland site where the new Applebee's restaurant will be constructed.
Crosslands Construction Company workers install drainage infrastructure at the Portland site where the new Applebee's restaurant will be constructed.
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Applebee's on track to open within the next three months
Construction workers have finished foundation work for the new Applebee’s that will be constructe...
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Dora Ann Botello Garcia
Dora Ann Botello Garcia died July 28, 2014. She was 59. Dora was born in Sinton, Texas, on August 12, 1954 to Eusebio, Sr. and Maria Louisa Rodriguez Botello. She was a homemaker and resident of Pr...
Jack Carlton Hardwick
Jack Carlton Hardwick, 94, of Devine, died Monday, July 28, 2014. Mr. Hardwick was preceded in death by his parents, Henry Lee and Olive (Raiford) Hardwick; and his wife, Mary Lois Hardwick. Surviv...
Kathy Martin
Kathy Martin passed away July 27, 2014 at the early age of 51. She was born in Beaumont, Texas on January 10, 1963, to James and Barbara Parr Estep. Kathy was a real estate agent, employed with ReM...
Crystal Ann Cool
Crystal Ann Cool, 57, of Aransas Pass, died Friday, July 25, 2014, at Oak Crest Nursing Center in Rockport. Ms. Cool was born June 21, 1957, in Cheyenne, Wyoming, to Mr. Charles Richard and Donna L...

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