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Real-life ‘Hamburglar’ uses stolen credit card in local McDonald’s
REFUGIO – Police Chief Andy Lopez Jr. said he needs area residents’ help identifying a man who stole items from a parked car at a McDonald’s restaurant earlier this month. Refugio police Officer J....
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police chief warns against texting and driving
REFUGIO – Motorists in Refugio may not know the city has an ordinance against texting while driving, according to police Chief Andy Lopez Jr. on Monday. Lopez warned that the ordinance will be enfo...
Apr 27, 2016 | 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 days of April 15-2...
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tractor-trailer rigs dunk week apart in same place south of Bayside
BAYSIDE – No one was injured when a southbound 18-wheeler drove off into the water just north of the Copano Bay Bridge south of Bayside on Monday, April 18. The tractor-trailer went into the water ...
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dump fees adjusted to stop out-of-county solid waste
REFUGIO – County commissioners April 12 approved a complete revision of fees for dumping at the Citizens Collection Centers for Solid Waste, after months of working on the changes. County Judge Bob...
Apr 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials move students from mold- infested areas
WOODSBORO – Elementary school students were shuffled to other buildings for classes for health and safety because of mold detected during a recent inspection of the building. And school-board trust...
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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RISD discipline
by Lance Koonce Refugio
Apr 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: On April 18, I had my level two grievance meeting with the superintendent at 3 p.m. I will receive a written response within 10 days on the decision that is made. In the meeting I was asked...
FBC sign
by Bill Lindley, interim pastor FBC Bayside
Apr 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: There is controversy concerning the First Baptist Church Bayside sign. Accusations of FBC violating ordinances need to be addressed. The church has been before the city council twice, and I...
Thank you, county citizens
by Jackie Schubert and Michael Schubert Woodsboro
Apr 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: We would like to say thank you for all those who came out to the first 5K walk/run For Your Cause fundraiser, the goal we set was met. Thank you to our sponsors at Back to Basics (Sarah and...
Refugio deputy shoots, kills home intruder
Apr 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
According to a Victoria Police Department report, a Refugio County sheriff’s deputy shot and killed an intruder at her home in north Victoria early Saturday morning. Victoria police identified Tamm...
Refugio tennis brings home district title
Apr 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Contributed information PORT ARANSAS – The Refugio Tennis team won another district title at the competition in Port Aransas Wednesday and Thursday, April 6-7. It all started six years ago when an ...
Bobcat pitchers team up for no-hitter
Apr 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Contributed information REFUGIO – The Refugio Bobcat varsity baseball team continues to hold its opponents scoreless with victories over Yorktown and Runge. Refugio 16, Yorktown 0 Two Refugio Bobca...

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A man, claiming to have a bomb, lays in the street outside of the Fox45 television station, which was evacuated due to a bomb threat, in Baltimore
(Reuters) - A Maryland man accused of threatening Fox Television's Baltimore affiliate while wear...
2016-04-29 14:02:35 -0500
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Dylann Roof, charged with murdering nine worshippers at a historic black church in Charleston last month, listens to the proceedings with assistant defense attorney William Maguire during a hearing at the Judicial Center in Charleston
By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - The white man accused of slaying nine black parish...
2016-04-29 14:55:13 -0500
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The Supreme Court stands in Washington
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday rejected a bid to block a Texas law that requires voters to show...
2016-04-29 13:27:41 -0500
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress accomplished relatively little in a short work period, missing deadlin...
2016-04-30 01:46:25 -0500
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