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County moves forward with CDBG project
REFUGIO – The Refugio County Commissioners Court approved the low bid of three submitted for the construction contract for Tivoli community water and sewer improvements in the Refugio County Water ...
Jul 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boil Water Rescind Notice
REFUGIO – On June 28, 2014, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) required our public water system Town of Refugio Waterworks, PWS ID 1960001 to issue a Boil Water Notice (BWN) to in...
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Live auction set for Woodsboro Lions Club July 4th activities
WOODSBORO – The Woodsboro Lions Club will host the 4th of July celebration Friday, July 4, at the Woodsboro Square. Included in the activities for the day will be the live auction. Numerous items h...
Jul 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tivoli annual Lions Club parade and barbecue, July 4
TIVOLI – The annual Lions Club Parade will begin at 10:30 a.m. in downtown Tivoli, Friday, July 4, lineup is 10 a.m. across from the Tivoli Motel. There is no charge for entries. The Lions Club/4-H...
Jun 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pappy’s comes to animals’ rescue
REFUGIO – His eyes, big and brown, held the deep desire he had for a friend. And anybody who befriended him would have a special partner for life: loyal, forgiving, understanding and dependable. He...
Jun 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Austwell fish fry, dance, fireworks planned for Saturday, June 28
AUSTWELL – Austwell VFD will conduct a fish fry, dance, auction, raffle and fire works show Saturday, June 28, to raise money for needed equipment. The fish fry is 5-7 p.m. at Wilson Heard Park. Pl...
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Bringing Beijing to Beeville
by Bill Clough
Jun 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Those old enough to remember the piano-playing satirist and singer, Tom Lehr, will remember his comic song about the German rocket genius, working for NASA, admitting, “Now I’m learning Chinese, sa...
Pappy’s comes to animals’ rescue
by Tim Delaney
Jun 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – His eyes, big and brown, held the deep desire he had for a friend. And anybody who befriended him would have a special partner for life: loyal, forgiving, understanding and dependable. He...
Austwell fish fry, dance, fireworks planned for Saturday, June 28
Jun 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
AUSTWELL – Austwell VFD will conduct a fish fry, dance, auction, raffle and fire works show Saturday, June 28, to raise money for needed equipment. The fish fry is 5-7 p.m. at Wilson Heard Park. Pl...
Barefield School receives historical marker during Juneteenth Celebration
Jun 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – The late Willie O. Brown Sr.’s presence was felt at the annual Juneteenth celebration in conjunction with the dedication of a Texas historical marker at the Barefield Learning Center on S...
Thank you
by Majorie Shaw, RCCA President
Jun 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: The Refugio Community Cemetery Association would like to take this opportunity to express our sincere appreciation to all who were involved in the dedication of Barefield School and the Wil...
Iraq controversy
by Arnold Macias Bayside
Jun 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: There is so much controversy of the United States invasion of Iraq. Before and after 9/11 of the “Iraq/Afganistan war.” The costly 43 U.S. President and Vice President, clearly not getting ...
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Shelly Sterling, 79, speaks at a news conference with her lawyer Pierce O'Donnell in Los Angeles
By Eric Kelsey LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The estranged wife of Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Donald...
2014-07-28 19:50:24 -0500
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Firefighters protect an evacuated home while the "Sand Fire" burns behind, near Plymouth, California
A private drone trying to film a wildfire that has charred nearly six square miles in Northern Ca...
2014-07-28 23:37:29 -0500
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A National Security Agency (NSA) data gathering facility is seen in Bluffdale, about 25 miles (40 kms) south of Salt Lake City
U.S. surveillance programs are making it more difficult for government officials to speak to the ...
2014-07-28 17:18:24 -0500
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FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2009, file photo, a smiling Kenneth Ireland leaves Superior Court in New Haven, Conn., after all charges were dropped against him in connection with the rape and murder of Barbara Pelkey. New DNA evidence proved he did not commit the crimes. Ireland filed a wrongful imprisonment claim against the state seeking up to $8 million, and a hearing begins Tuesday, July 29, 2014, to determine how much he should be compensated. (AP Photo/Bob Child, File)
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A man who was imprisoned 21 years for a rape and murder he did not commit ...
2014-07-29 01:15:04 -0500
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