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Court orders countywide burn ban
REFUGIO – Refugio County commissioners approved a 60-day ban on burning in Refugio County on Tuesday morning, Aug. 12. Refugio County Chief Deputy Sheldon Wiginton said the county was in a drought ...
Aug 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grad plan spells success
REFUGIO – What does a 14-year-old, or so, want to be in life? Out of House Bill 5 passed in 2013, the idea was to make 14-year-olds decide a career path while they are in the eighth grade. The stud...
Aug 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council adopts proposed tax rate
WOODSBORO – The Woodsboro City Council approved a proposed 2014 tax rate of 73.9 cents per $100 of property value Tuesday, Aug. 5. The rate is the effective tax rate, the rate that will generate th...
Aug 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 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 July 24-31...
Aug 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trustees work toward balanced budget
REFUGIO – Refugio school district trustees continued to grapple with setting the 2014-15 expenditure budget Thursday, July 31. Just when the budget was balanced, it was realized that last year one ...
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Convicted: negligent homicide
REFUGIO – Leo Click Jr., of Victoria, listened to the families who lost loved ones in a fatal accident he caused that killed a 14-year-old boy and his friend’s 45-year-old mother before he was led ...
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Latest oil and gas updates
Aug 13, 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 July 24-31...
Trustees work toward balanced budget
by Tim Delaney
Aug 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – Refugio school district trustees continued to grapple with setting the 2014-15 expenditure budget Thursday, July 31. Just when the budget was balanced, it was realized that last year one ...
Convicted: negligent homicide
by Tim Delaney
Aug 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – Leo Click Jr., of Victoria, listened to the families who lost loved ones in a fatal accident he caused that killed a 14-year-old boy and his friend’s 45-year-old mother before he was led ...
Truck stop advances
by Tim Delaney
Aug 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – What will be the Refugio Travel Center is being built at a good pace now. Last week, Fred Ghavidel, 45, who owns the project, said framing for the 10,000-square-foot building is going up....
Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church 10th annual summer fellowship social Aug. 15
Aug 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – The Women’s Intermediate Auxiliary of Mt. Pilgrim Baptist church in Refugio will host its 10th annual summer fellowship social at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15. The theme is “Living Debt Free.” ...
Rural beginnings lead to top city position
by Tim Delaney
Aug 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
“I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the community, and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can.” – George Bernard Shaw WOODSBORO – Growing up in Woodsboro was a c...

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A demonstrator protesting against the shooting of Michael Brown talks to the police in Ferguson, Missouri
Attorney General Eric Holder was visiting Ferguson, Missouri, on Wednesday, hours after nearly 50...
2014-08-20 14:36:22 -0500
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President Barack Obama expressed revulsion on Wednesday at the beheading of an American journalis...
2014-08-20 14:30:21 -0500
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Former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell arrives with his legal team for his trial in Richmond
By Gary Robertson RICHMOND Va. (Reuters) - Prosecutors in the bribery and corruption trial of for...
2014-08-20 14:37:04 -0500
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This photo taken on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, and provided by Robert A. Franco, shows a billboard in Coshocton, Ohio opposing deep-injection wells . Michael Boals, an Ohio man who uses a biblical reference and a statement against “poisoned waters” on billboards opposing local deep-injection gas wells is fighting a legal threat from the Texas well owner on grounds he’s exercising his free speech. (AP Photo/Robert A. Franco)
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who uses a biblical reference and a statement against "poisoned...
2014-08-20 15:06:13 -0500
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