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He caught ‘fish of a lifetime’
WOODSBORO – Beads of sweat and near exhausted muscles plagued the fisherman as he battled with a behemoth that had worn out his friends, as well. Let the monster out, take the monster in, let the m...
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Refugio mayor logged long path of hard work
A full story on Mayor Wanda Dukes will appear in this week’s County Press.
Jul 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Refugio’s first black female mayor
REFUGIO – Longtime Refugio Council member Wanda Dukes was sworn in as mayor Tuesday evening, July 19, by Municipal Judge Gary Bourland. Bourland expressed great pleasure in giving the oath of offic...
Jul 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodsboro man dies in wreck
WOODSBORO – A local resident died in a two-vehicle crash near Woodsboro at 6:25 p.m. Thursday, July 14. Frankie E. Abila, 43, was killed when his blue 2006 Honda Accord collided with a black 2014 D...
Jul 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Power lifter McGuill visits summer reading program
REFUGIO – Throughout history, sports and games have kept people busy, entertained, physically fit and connected to one another. The Dennis M. O’Connor Public Library’s Summer Reading Program, “On Y...
Jul 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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$500,000 turned away for Woodsboro Mission Oaks water improvement project
REFUGIO – Turning down money has become a sign of the bad economic times. Of course, when it comes to a matching grant, that means paying out some percentage of the grant, and some just don’t have ...
Jul 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Refugio’s first black female mayor
by Tim Delaney
Jul 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – Longtime Refugio Council member Wanda Dukes was sworn in as mayor Tuesday evening, July 19, by Municipal Judge Gary Bourland. Bourland expressed great pleasure in giving the oath of offic...
Name left off
by Gwen Koliba Woodsboro
Jul 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: A name was left off of the official thank you run in the Refugio County Press last week for the Woodsboro Lions Club 4th of July Celebration. The Woodsboro Lions Club would like to thank Ca...
Animal dumping
by Richard Ward Bayside
Jul 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: Again two dogs have been dumped in our back yard. The area along Old St. Mary’s Cemetery Road and Rancho Grande Road just north of Bayside is an area where unwanted dogs and cats are freque...
Woodsboro man dies in wreck
by Tim Delaney
Jul 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
WOODSBORO – A local resident died in a two-vehicle crash near Woodsboro at 6:25 p.m. Thursday, July 14. Frankie E. Abila, 43, was killed when his blue 2006 Honda Accord collided with a black 2014 D...
Power lifter McGuill visits summer reading program
Jul 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – Throughout history, sports and games have kept people busy, entertained, physically fit and connected to one another. The Dennis M. O’Connor Public Library’s Summer Reading Program, “On Y...
$500,000 turned away for Woodsboro Mission Oaks water improvement project
Jul 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – Turning down money has become a sign of the bad economic times. Of course, when it comes to a matching grant, that means paying out some percentage of the grant, and some just don’t have ...

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Aedes aegypti mosquitoes are seen inside Oxitec laboratory in Campinas, Brazil
The state of Florida, the first to report the arrival of Zika in the continental United States, h...
2016-07-29 17:31:48 -0500
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U.S. District Judge James Peterson, ruling in a legal challenge to the laws by two liberal groups...
2016-07-29 20:20:29 -0500
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A pile of government pamphlets explaining North Carolina's controversial "Voter ID" law sits on table as the law goes into effect for the state's presidential primary in Charlotte
A U.S. appeals court on Friday struck down a North Carolina law that required voters to show phot...
2016-07-29 15:10:01 -0500
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San Diego Police heavily armed police officers surround a house about a half-mile away, urging a man inside to surrender in San Diego Friday, July 29, 2016. One San Diego police officer was killed and another was wounded in a shootout following a late-night traffic stop, Friday night. A suspect was wounded and taken into custody a short time later and hours later police surrounded the home as they searched for man described as a possible accomplice. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego police were trying to determine whether a shooting that killed a veter...
2016-07-30 02:11:03 -0500
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