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Rebecca Rooke, left, and Robert Rooke stand by the historical marker installed at Driscoll Rooke Covenant Park in Bayside on Saturday, Feb. 21. The Rookes are descendants of the Clara Driscoll family. St. Mary's at Bayside is the birthplace of Clara Driscoll.
Tim Delaney photo Rebecca Rooke, left, and Robert Rooke stand by the historical marker installed at Driscoll Rooke Covenant Park in Bayside on Saturday, Feb. 21. The Rookes are descendants of the Clara Driscoll family. St. Mary's at Bayside is the birthplace of Clara Driscoll.
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Bayside gets designation as Clara Driscoll birthplace
BAYSIDE – With about 30 people present, including residents, Boy Scout Troop 188, officials and r...
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Homer Dearl Tucker
REFUGIO – Homer Dearl Tucker, 84, of Refugio, died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015. Mr. Tucker was born June 19, 1930, in Bayside, to Homer and Goldie Tucker. Survivors include a son, Edward Dale Tucker of...
Kevin David Stallings
REFUGIO – Kevin David Stallings, 56, died Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, in Houston. Mr. Stallings was born June 12, 1958, in Kermit to Jimmy Allen and Billie Lou Stallings. He graduated from Refugio High ...
Jack Fairchild
REFUGIO – Jack Fairchild, 83, of Refugio died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015. Mr. Fairchild was born July 16, 1931, in Green to Manley and Lena Mae Fairchild. He was preceded in death by his parents. Sur...
Daniel “Danny” Hause Fagan, Jr.
Daniel “Danny” Hause Fagan, Jr., 73, died on February 10, 2015 after a long battle with cancer. Danny was born August 16, 1941 in Beaumont, TX to Daniel Hause Fagan, Sr. and Mary Evelyn Preble Faga...

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Bayside gets designation as Clara Driscoll birthplace
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Courtroom sketch shows Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tsarnaev during the jury selection process in his trial at the federal courthouse in Boston
By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - From the moment U.S. prosecutors stand up on Wednesday and beg...
2015-03-01 06:05:26 -0600
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In this Feb. 27, 2015, photo, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., accompanied by House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer of Md., voice their objections to the Republican majority during a delay in voting for a short-term spending bill for the Homeland Security Department during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Democrats didn’t get all they wanted in Congress’ struggle over Homeland Security, but many feel they are winning a broader political war that will haunt Republicans in 2016 and beyond. "It’s a staggering failure of leadership that will prolong this manufactured crisis of theirs and endanger the security of the American people," said Pelosi. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
By Richard Cowan and David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congress narrowly averted a partial shut...
2015-03-01 08:18:27 -0600
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A Jan. 15, 2015 photo shows the exterior of Vive La Casa in Buffalo, N.Y. The shelter, which helps refugees seek asylum in Canada and the United States, announced it is being purchased by fellow Buffalo nonprofit Jericho Road Community Health Center, which will continue the shelter's mission. (AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson)
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The list goes up on the lobby bulletin board of Vive La Casa and the refugee...
2015-03-01 11:09:11 -0600
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