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$100,000 scratch-off shocked purchaser
WOODSBORO – “Shocked” was the reaction of a Woodsboro man when he realized he won $100,000 on a $5 scratch-off ticket Friday morning, Aug. 15. Jimbo Lewis was in Haertig’s convenience store when he...
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Latest oil and gas updates
Beeville Publishing Co. publishes oil and gas permits and completions for the following counties on a weekly basis: Bee, Goliad, Karnes, Nueces, Refugio and San Patricio. For the week of Aug. 1-8 a...
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Court orders countywide burn ban
REFUGIO – Refugio County commissioners approved a 60-day ban on burning in Refugio County on Tuesday morning, Aug. 12. Refugio County Chief Deputy Sheldon Wiginton said the county was in a drought ...
Aug 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grad plan spells success
REFUGIO – What does a 14-year-old, or so, want to be in life? Out of House Bill 5 passed in 2013, the idea was to make 14-year-olds decide a career path while they are in the eighth grade. The stud...
Aug 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council adopts proposed tax rate
WOODSBORO – The Woodsboro City Council approved a proposed 2014 tax rate of 73.9 cents per $100 of property value Tuesday, Aug. 5. The rate is the effective tax rate, the rate that will generate th...
Aug 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Latest oil and gas updates
Beeville Publishing Co. publishes oil and gas permits and completions for the following counties on a weekly basis: Bee, Goliad, Karnes, Nueces, Refugio and San Patricio. For the week of July 24-31...
Aug 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Report child abuse and neglect
by Tim Hornback
Aug 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: The beginning of a school year often reveals child abuse and neglect . The end of summer and the start of a new school year is an exciting time for most children. But for some, the beginnin...
Council adopts proposed tax rate
by Tim Delaney
Aug 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
WOODSBORO – The Woodsboro City Council approved a proposed 2014 tax rate of 73.9 cents per $100 of property value Tuesday, Aug. 5. The rate is the effective tax rate, the rate that will generate th...
Latest oil and gas updates
Aug 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Beeville Publishing Co. publishes oil and gas permits and completions for the following counties on a weekly basis: Bee, Goliad, Karnes, Nueces, Refugio and San Patricio. For the week of July 24-31...
Trustees work toward balanced budget
by Tim Delaney
Aug 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – Refugio school district trustees continued to grapple with setting the 2014-15 expenditure budget Thursday, July 31. Just when the budget was balanced, it was realized that last year one ...
Convicted: negligent homicide
by Tim Delaney
Aug 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – Leo Click Jr., of Victoria, listened to the families who lost loved ones in a fatal accident he caused that killed a 14-year-old boy and his friend’s 45-year-old mother before he was led ...
Truck stop advances
by Tim Delaney
Aug 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – What will be the Refugio Travel Center is being built at a good pace now. Last week, Fred Ghavidel, 45, who owns the project, said framing for the 10,000-square-foot building is going up....

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National Guard troops stand guard at a staging area inside a shopping center parking lot in Ferguson, Missouri
By Carey Gillam and Scott Malone FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - Missouri's governor ordered the withdra...
2014-08-21 19:46:25 -0500
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Groom figurines are seen on a cake at a ceremony to celebrate the wedding of Jeff Zarrillo and Paul Katami at Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills
By Letitia Stein TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) - A federal judge in north Florida on Thursday struck down ...
2014-08-21 17:59:19 -0500
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Sign outside a shop remembers James Foley in his hometown of Rochester
The online news publication that employed slain U.S. Boston-based GlobalPost said on Thursday the...
2014-08-21 20:26:48 -0500
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Taney Dragons lose to Chicago 6-5, eliminating them from Little League World Series
Philadelphia's Taney Dragons loss to Chicago 6-5 on Thursday, knocking them out of the Little Lea...
2014-08-21 21:10:07 -0500
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