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Lohse elected Coastal Bend College board chairman
BEEVILLE – Those in the audience at last month’s regular meeting of the Coastal Bend College board of trustees exhibited both anticipation and curiosity as vice chairman Carroll Lohse called the me...
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Counselor named high school principal
REFUGIO – Refugio school district trustees, following a closed meeting, hired Refugio schools’ counselor Melissa Gonzales as the high school’s new principal on Monday evening, April 28. Todd Deaver...
May 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Refugio FFA performs well in recent competitions
On April 3, the Refugio FFA Chapter competed in Jourdanton at the South Texas Invitational in Ag Mechanics and Livestock Judging. The Ag Mechanics team placed first overall, Mikey Valdez won the in...
Apr 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dreyer receives state recognition, Duke Talent Identification Program
REFUGIO – Refugio I.S.D. is proud to announce Kymberlee Dreyer has qualified for State Recognition with the Duke Talent Identification Program. She earned this award by scoring at or above the nati...
Apr 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bauer named to Houston Baptist Dean’s List
HOUSTON – Cecilia Bauer, a 2013 Refugio High School graduate, has been named to the Houston Baptist University Dean’s List for the Fall 2013 semester. She is the daughter of Jeb and Lee Ann Bauer a...
Mar 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cortez named to TLU Dean’s and President’s Academic Honor List
SEGUIN – Carlos Andre Cortez of Austwell was recently named to the Texas Lutheran University (TLU) Dean’s Academic Honor List and the President’s Academic Honor List for the 2013 fall semester. To ...
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UIL announces realignments for Refugio County Schools
Feb 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO COUNTY – The University Interscholastic League announced realignments Monday morning, Feb. 3. Refugio High School football was placed in Conference 2A, Division 1, District 15, with Flatoni...
Bobcats subdue Wildcats in semifinals
by Billy Swinney Special to the County Press
Dec 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
HOUSTON – At the beginning of the season there was talk from around the state that this was a rebuilding year for the Bobcats – that this team contained too many players without experience. Well, w...
4-H Livestock Judging competes at AggieFest
Dec 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
COLLEGE STATION – On Nov. 16, the Refugio 4-H Livestock Judging Team, coached by Clay Neel, competed in College Station at the AggieFest competition. There were 136 individuals in the junior divisi...
Story night
Sep 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Refugio Elementary School will have their annual Bedtime Story Night from 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, in the library. Students and parents in Pre-kinderarten through first grade are invited to t...
Aranda awarded Eagle Scout rank
Aug 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
SINTON – Thomas Xavier Aranda, son of Juan and Ruth Aranda, was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout on Saturday, Aug. 3. The ceremony was held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Sint...
Lone Star FFA
Jul 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
The Refugio FFA chapter attended the 85th Annual Texas FFA State Convention on July 8-12 in Dallas.
national news
U.S. President Obama disembarks from Air Force One as he arrives at Los Angeles International Airport
By Steve Holland and Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama urged the leaders o...
2014-07-25 17:00:58 -0500
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The front door on the home of Jared Lee Loughner, 22, who is accused of killing six people dead and wounding 13 others in Tucson
(Reuters) - Jared Lee Loughner, who killed six people and shot former Arizona lawmaker Gabrielle ...
2014-07-26 03:19:45 -0500
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A Customs and Border Protection vehicle patrols near the Rio Grande along the U.S.-Mexico border near Mission
By Marice Richter DALLAS (Reuters) - Texas has launched a law enforcement surge to crack down on ...
2014-07-25 17:58:04 -0500
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FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2014, file photo, Sen. John Walsh, D-Mont., right, and his son Michael leave the Old Senate Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, after a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony with Vice President Joe Biden. Walsh's thesis written for the U.S. Army War College contains unattributed passages that appear to be taken word-for-word from previously published papers. The Democrat is running to keep the seat he was appointed to in February. Walsh faces Republican U.S. Rep. Steve Daines on Nov. 4. (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke, File)
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The talk in American Legion and Veterans of Foreign War halls and barrooms a...
2014-07-26 02:34:25 -0500
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