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County won’t regulate game rooms
REFUGIO – The 84th Legislature passed over two bills that would have given counties authority to regulate game rooms when it recessed in June. One bill, House Bill 1385, would have allowed a refere...
Aug 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Judge nixes lobbyist contract
REFUGIO – An annual contract with a legislative lobbyist representing Refugio County was not renewed, according to Refugio County Judge Bobby Blaschke on Friday, July 24. Carlos Truan Jr., a vetera...
Aug 02, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Big industry could be Big for county
REFUGIO – Refugio County Community Development Foundation representative Ray De Los Santos said Refugio County is a tier-two county for the big industries being built in San Patricio County – Tianj...
Aug 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Anthony McGuill earns Lone Star FFA Degree
Contributed information CORPUS CHRISTI – Anthony McGuill of Refugio earned the Lone Star FFA Degree at the 87th annual Texas FFA Convention in Corpus Christi. The Lone Star FFA Degree is the highes...
Jul 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Oliver qualifies for AAU Junior Olympics
Contributed information SAN ANTONIO – During the regional qualifiers meet, in San Antonio July 3-4, Peyton Oliver qualified to advance to the 2015 AAU Junior Olympic games in Norfolk, Virginia, whi...
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Animal heroes presented at summer reading program
REFUGIO – History is full of heroes—young and old, human and animal. Last week, a couple of animal heroes joined the summer reading program participants at the Dennis M. O’Connor Public Library. Mo...
Jul 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Animal heroes presented at summer reading program
Jul 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – History is full of heroes—young and old, human and animal. Last week, a couple of animal heroes joined the summer reading program participants at the Dennis M. O’Connor Public Library. Mo...
Thank you
by Ricky Piwetz, Scoutmaster Troop 188
Jul 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: Woodsboro’s Scout Troop and Cub Scout Pack 188 would like to thank Rosie Trevino for honoring us with being the Color Guard for Woodsboro’s 4th of July parade. After the parade we were aske...
Idea was voted down
by Sandra Spada Bayside
Jul 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: I would like to comment on Mr. Van Williams’ letter to the editor in your paper July 16. I was shocked this was written by someone who was at the June 30 workshop. However, Mr. Williams was...
Commission candidates to be confirmed Aug. 11
Jul 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – Because of a scheduling conflict, five candidates for membership on the Refugio County Historical Commission will be confirmed on Aug. 11 rather than July 28, Those candidates will be con...
Latest oil and gas updates
Jul 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 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 17-23...
Refugio violates TCEQ rules
Jul 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – The town of Refugio was issued a violation for deficient monitoring of its drinking water system from Jan. 1 to March 31, according to a statement issued by Refugio utilities superintende...

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Accused Aurora theater gunman James Holmes listens during his arraignment in Centennial
James Holmes, the Colorado movie massacre gunman, could face the death penalty after jurors found...
2015-08-03 16:00:23 -0500
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Mementos for 20 students and six educators, killed in the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, hang from a tree in Newtown, Connecticut
The families of 14 people killed in the 2012 massacre at Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary Scho...
2015-08-03 15:55:24 -0500
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By Tim Ghianni NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Reuters) - A man suspected of fatally shooting a police officer ...
2015-08-03 18:07:50 -0500
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President Barack Obama speaks about his Clean Power Plan, Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, in the East Room at the White House in Washington. The president is mandating even steeper greenhouse gas cuts from U.S. power plants than previously expected, while granting states more time and broader options to comply. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama sought to clamp down Monday on power plant emissions wit...
2015-08-03 18:23:25 -0500
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