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Area teams keep rolling in second round of playoffs
In Friday night's playoff action, Gregory-Portland won 28-24, Sinton won 38-9, Mathis won 46-16, ...
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George Alton Day
George Alton Day, 55, passed away November 16, 2014 at home in Mathis, Texas. He was born on June 18, 1959. George worked as a carpenter in Port Aransas for 30 years. He is survived by his parents,...
Minnie Chaisson
Minnie Chaisson passed away on November 11, 2014 at the age of 83. She was preceded in death by her parents, Idolina and Jesus Escobedo; husband, Albert John Chaisson; son, Christopher Paul Chaisso...
Maria Guadalupe “Lupe” Sanchez
Maria Guadalupe “Lupe” Sanchez, 88, died Monday Nov. 17, 2014. Mrs. Sanchez was born in Brownsville April 9, 1926, to Francisca and Manuel Tijerina Sr. She was preceded in death by her parents; her...
James Stanley Bushong
James Stanley Bushong, 82, died Monday, Nov. 17, 2014. Mr. Bushong was born in Sinton on Dec. 11, 1931, to Ted and Barbara (Hunt) Bushong. He was a Sinton High School graduate and served in the Uni...

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Taft mayor to host training course for locked out workers
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Civic Club to host annual Christmas Tour of Homes
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Business leaders express need for a trained workforce
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PORTLAND – New industries will bring thousands of jobs to the area ...
Carriage Inn honors its veterans
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County teams successful in first round of playoffs
Sinton wins 52-15, Odem wins 66-6, and Mathis wins 38-28. The playo...
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Protesters gather for candle light vigil, protesting over the August 9 police shooting of Michael Brown, outside the Ferguson Police Department in Ferguson
By Daniel Wallis FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - Police and protest organizers laid the groundwork on Fr...
2014-11-22 00:39:27 -0600
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An activist artist pastes images, part of the #AllHandsOnDeck project by artist Damon Davis, on top of boarded-up businesses in Ferguson
By Daniel Wallis FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - Two men suspected of buying explosives they planned to ...
2014-11-22 00:28:50 -0600
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U.S. President Obama delivers remarks on his use of executive authority to relax U.S. immigration policy during a speech at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas
By Steve Holland LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - President Barack Obama defended his decision to bypass Con...
2014-11-21 16:34:11 -0600
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