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State solo, ensemble contest
Members of the Refugio High School Bobcat Band traveled to Pflugerville over the Memorial Day holiday to compete in the 2016 Texas State Solo and Ensemble Contest. Band members received the followi...
Jun 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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SPEC awards $100,000 in scholarships to area students
Contributed information San Patricio Electric Cooperative recently awarded 20 scholarships, worth $5,000 each, to area students who will pursue a higher education in the fall. Five of these scholar...
Jun 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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McGuill, Castellano receive Koch Pipeline Scholarships
Contributed information CORPUS CHRISTI – Refugio High School seniors Anthony McGuill and Loren Castellano were awarded with a scholarship from Koch Pipeline at the FHR/KPL Outstanding Student Schol...
Jun 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henderson, Coach Hemphill defeat last year’s tennis champ
REFUGIO – Students and staff at Refugio High School finished the school year with their yearly Student/Staff Mixed Doubles Tennis Tournament. This year’s tournament had 11 teams. “The competition w...
Jun 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodsboro graduates celebrate end of high school
During the delivery of her commencement speech citing the importance of support on Friday evening, May 27, Woodsboro Valedictorian Gabriela Garza reflects on a whirlwind of a ride with classmates, ...
Jun 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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WJH presents student achievement awards
Contributed information WOODSBORO – The following students were recognized for their achievements at the 2015-2016 WJHS awards ceremony Tuesday, May 17. The student council officer are 2015/2016 Of...
Jun 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodsboro High School presents awards
Jun 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Contributed information WOODSBORO – The following students were recognized for their achievements at the 2015-2016 WHS awards ceremony Friday, May 20. The perfect attendance award went to junior Je...
Then there were 10
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Ten Refugio High School Bobcat Band students qualified to compete at the State Solo and Ensemble Contest to be held at Hendrickson High School Monday, May 30. Students are, front row, from left, Ma...
4-H competition
Apr 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Contributed photo The Refugio County 4-H group competed in the swine division at the Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show Saturday and Sunday, March 12-13. All the participants placed. Pictured with th...
McGuill headed to state
Mar 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
BISHOP – Two Bobcat powerlifters competed at the Region V powerlifting meet in Bishop on Saturday, March 13. Anthony McGuill, competing in the 181-pound weight class for the Bobcats, found himself ...
Dr. Seuss celebrated at Refugio Elementary
Mar 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – Refugio Elementary School celebrated Dr. Seuss Week Feb. 29 through March 4. The campus put a special emphasis on Dr. Seuss’ newly discovered book, “What Pet Should I Get,” and a therapy ...
Refugio student nominees named
Feb 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO COUNTY – Refugio High School has culled its most excellent students and named them nominees in the upcoming Refugio County Chamber of Commerce Banquest on Feb. 20. Every year, the Refugio C...
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Aedes aegypti mosquitoes are seen inside Oxitec laboratory in Campinas, Brazil
It could take years to learn how long men infected with Zika are capable of sexually transmitting...
2016-06-30 04:26:06 -0500
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U.S. Treasury Secretary Lew and Puerto Rico's Governor Garcia Padilla listen to kindergarden teacher Rivera during their visit to the elementary school Eleonor Roosevelt in San Juan
By Daniel Bases NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors in Puerto Rico's debt-burdened economy still face ...
2016-06-30 05:16:37 -0500
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When New York and California became the first states to lift the minimum hourly wage towards $15 ...
2016-06-30 05:04:41 -0500
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Vigil planned for 13-year-old boy shot, killed in Germantown
A vigil is planned for Thursday evening to honor a 13-year-old boy shot and killed in the Germant...
2016-06-30 06:51:03 -0500
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