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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 | 6 6 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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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 July 8-15,...
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hearing set in Bayside fatality case
REFUGIO – A clerk in the Calhoun County District Clerk’s Office said Monday that a trial motions date in the intoxication manslaughter case against Margarita Lissett Galeana, 30, of Victoria has be...
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Life is precious
by Mike, Sue Ellen and the entire Brown family
Jul 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: On March 18, my life changed with the loss of my daughter, Emily Jean. I see things in a different way now. To be granted life is a most precious thing. Every parent’s worst nightmare is to...
Speed limit increases on FM Roads 2678, 136
Jul 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO COUNTY – The speed limit on Farm-to-Market Road 136 north of Bayside through Farm-to-Market Road 2678 to southeast of Refugio (about 17 miles) has changed from 70 mph to 75 mph. A couple of...
County athletes advance to national meet
Jul 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – Two Refugio County athletes qualified for the AAU Junior Olympic National Track Meet in Humble. Isabella Coscetti and Caleb Moore competed at the Regional Championships in San Antonio Sat...
Refugio alum nominated for Allstate team honors
Jul 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
NORTHBROOK, ILLINOIS – Refugio native, Refugio High School alum and current Baylor University wide receiver Lynx Hawthorne is one of 165 nominees for the 25th anniversary Allstate AFCA Good Works T...
Three Woodsboro students graduate with nursing assistant certification
Jul 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Contributed information WOODSBORO – Three Woodsboro High School students completed the Spring 2016 Certified Nursing Assistant class at Woodsboro High School. On Thursday, June 30, Patricia Garza, ...
Woodsboro July 4th winners announced
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Contributed information WOODSBORO – The Woodsboro Lions Club July Fourth Celebration and parade was a success – from the 5K race turnout to the vendors around the square and more than 35 entries in...
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The New York State Department of Health unveiled a Zika Prevention Kit for pregnant women during the rollout of a Zika Information hotline and website, in New York
CHICAGO/MIAMI (Reuters) - Florida Governor Rick Scott said on Wednesday the federal government ha...
2016-08-24 21:44:41 -0500
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By Susan Guyett INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Several tornadoes plowed through central Indiana on Wedn...
2016-08-24 22:20:45 -0500
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President Barack Obama walks on the South Lawn of the White House upon his return to Washington
By Ayesha Rascoe WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Wednesday designated 87,500 acr...
2016-08-24 16:58:33 -0500
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2 separate shootings on the same Germantown street
A man and a woman were wounded in two separate shootings in Philadelphia's Germantown neighborhood.
2016-08-25 04:32:22 -0500
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