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Commission starts work on new calendar
REFUGIO – The Refugio County Historical Commission began the process to create the 2015 historical calendar on Tuesday, Sept. 8. The Commission is seeking 24 sponsors for the calendar. Sponsors eac...
Sep 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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DPS reports death on state Highway 35
TIVOLI – A Kingsville man traveling east on Farm-to-Market Road 774 failed to stop at state Highway 35 and was killed by an oncoming vehicle at 6:51 a.m. Monday, Sept. 8, according to Texas Departm...
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Austwell Cook-off set for Sept. 27
AUSTWELL – The first Austwell Cook-off is set for Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Austwell Pavilion. Early check in is Sept. 26, judging starts at 9:30 a.m. Winners will be announced at 6 p.m. for each ...
Sep 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nixon-Smiley stuns Woodsboro in season opener
NIXON – The Nixon-Smiley Mustangs used a time consuming running game to keep the Eagle offense off the field and stunned the Eagles 28-7 in the season opener for both teams. “We made some mistakes ...
Sep 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Game room robbed at gun point
REFUGIO COUNTY – The game room that is now at the old Cody’s Corral on Farm-to-Market Road 2678 was robbed Thursday morning, according to the Refugio County Sheriff’s Office. A pickup dropped off a...
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor changes his mind
BAYSIDE – Bayside Mayor Tom Van Buren changed his mind about resigning Tuesday evening, Sept. 9. Van Buren said he guessed about 90 percent of the people wanted him to stay as mayor, so he honored ...
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bobcats hammer Longhorns, 54-0
by By Billy Swinney Special to the County Press
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The biggest question on everyone’s mind was could the Bobcats uphold another No. 1 pre-season ranking with a brand new quarterback at the helm. This past Friday night, the Bobcats took on the Hebbr...
Library gets Tocker grant to digitize newspapers
Sep 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO COUNTY – Newspapers are in essence “time capsules” of valuable information, allowing us to relive history through the eyes of people in past times. Newspapers are also “the first draft of h...
Latest oil and gas updates
Sep 10, 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 Aug. 25-31...
DPS reports fatality near Tivoli
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A Kingsville man traveling east on Farm-to-Market Road 774 failed to stop at state Highway 35 and was killed by an oncoming vehicle at 6:51 a.m., Monday, Sept. 8, according to Texas Department of P...
Council reverses decision to buy burner
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – The Refugio City Council reversed its decision to purchase a trench burner because it learned of new Texas Commission On Environmental Quality requirements. The trench burner would have c...
Construction finished on unusual house
by Tim Delaney
Sep 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYSIDE – Here’s a hypothetical problem: How do you break extreme temperatures? If extreme temperatures equal a camel, then here’s the straw that broke the camel’s back. Most walls in houses have i...

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By Steve Ginsburg (Reuters) - The Minnesota Vikings should sideline running back Adrian Peterson ...
2014-09-16 15:15:42 -0500
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NASCAR: Tony Stewart-Press Conference
By Steve Ginsburg (Reuters) - The case of a fatal dirt-track incident involving three-time NASCAR...
2014-09-16 15:30:26 -0500
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Handout photo of fire supression at Happy Camp Complex fire in the Klamath National Forest
By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Fire crews in California battled on Tuesday to halt t...
2014-09-16 16:08:58 -0500
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Up to 12 suspects sought in Center City Philadelphia hate crime
Philadelphia police say as many as 12 suspects are being sought for an assault in Center City tha...
2014-09-16 16:24:10 -0500
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