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Woman writes kid’s book
REFUGIO – The old typewriter sat there on the desk, unused for a good while. But then, Jacobe started banging on the letters, and soon he learned how to do a return, setting off that little bell – ...
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Latest oil and gas updates
Beeville Publishing Co. publishes oil and gas permits and completions for the following counties on a weekly basis: Bee, Goliad, Karnes, Nueces, Refugio and San Patricio. For the week of Sept. 1-11...
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Court considers buses for residents
REFUGIO – Refugio County residents could benefit from rural transportation across the county. Currently, that kind of transportation is available for the disabled, but it could be available to all ...
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commission starts work on new calendar
REFUGIO – The Refugio County Historical Commission began the process to create the 2015 historical calendar on Tuesday, Sept. 8. The Commission is seeking 24 sponsors for the calendar. Sponsors eac...
Sep 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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DPS reports death on state Highway 35
TIVOLI – A Kingsville man traveling east on Farm-to-Market Road 774 failed to stop at state Highway 35 and was killed by an oncoming vehicle at 6:51 a.m. Monday, Sept. 8, according to Texas Departm...
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Austwell Cook-off set for Sept. 27
AUSTWELL – The first Austwell Cook-off is set for Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Austwell Pavilion. Early check in is Sept. 26, judging starts at 9:30 a.m. Winners will be announced at 6 p.m. for each ...
Sep 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nixon-Smiley stuns Woodsboro in season opener
by By Henry Balderamas Special to the County Press
Sep 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
NIXON – The Nixon-Smiley Mustangs used a time consuming running game to keep the Eagle offense off the field and stunned the Eagles 28-7 in the season opener for both teams. “We made some mistakes ...
Game room robbed at gun point
by Tim Delaney
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO COUNTY – The game room that is now at the old Cody’s Corral on Farm-to-Market Road 2678 was robbed Thursday morning, according to the Refugio County Sheriff’s Office. A pickup dropped off a...
Mayor changes his mind
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYSIDE – Bayside Mayor Tom Van Buren changed his mind about resigning Tuesday evening, Sept. 9. Van Buren said he guessed about 90 percent of the people wanted him to stay as mayor, so he honored ...
Bobcats hammer Longhorns, 54-0
by By Billy Swinney Special to the County Press
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The biggest question on everyone’s mind was could the Bobcats uphold another No. 1 pre-season ranking with a brand new quarterback at the helm. This past Friday night, the Bobcats took on the Hebbr...
Library gets Tocker grant to digitize newspapers
Sep 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO COUNTY – Newspapers are in essence “time capsules” of valuable information, allowing us to relive history through the eyes of people in past times. Newspapers are also “the first draft of h...
Latest oil and gas updates
Sep 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Beeville Publishing Co. publishes oil and gas permits and completions for the following counties on a weekly basis: Bee, Goliad, Karnes, Nueces, Refugio and San Patricio. For the week of Aug. 25-31...

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Free Syrian Army fighters carry a rocket before firing it towards Hama military airport that is controlled by forces loyal to Syria's President Assad, in the Hama countryside
By Patricia Zengerle and David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress gave final approva...
2014-09-18 19:21:17 -0500
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U.S. Department of Homeland Security emblem is pictured at the National Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Center in Arlington Virginia
By Julia Edwards WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration is routinely arguing against the...
2014-09-19 00:15:30 -0500
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Eight dead in Florida shooting
(Reuters) - Florida police will search on Friday for clues to why 51-year-old Don Spirit shot dea...
2014-09-19 05:00:26 -0500
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This undated image provided by the Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 shows Don Spirit. On Thursday, officials said Spirit is suspected of killing six of his grandchildren, his daughter and himself near Bell, Fla. (AP Photo/Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office)
BELL, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a man with an extensive criminal record — he spent time in pris...
2014-09-19 08:27:39 -0500
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