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H-E-B employee named Woman of Distinction
REFUGIO – Kathy Watt never expected to be recognized for her desire to help, but she was March 31 by H-E-B. Watt was among 32 women employees of H-E-B chosen as 2015 Women of Distinction. The groce...
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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University study involving Joe Galloway lands student an A
BAYSIDE – Juliette Brown of Bayside said her 15 minutes of fame only lasted a couple of minutes ... if that. Brown was referring to graduation ceremonies at the University of Houston’s main campus ...
Apr 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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NHS helps at egg hunt
REFUGIO – National Honor Society members had originally planned on holding their own egg hunt Saturday, April 4, at the grounds of the Refugio County Museum. “We watched several weather sources all...
Apr 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council takes first step to build new City Hall
WOODSBORO – The first step toward constructing a new City Hall was approved Tuesday night, April 7. The Woodsboro City Council unanimously approved hiring LNV architectural and engineering services...
Apr 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eggs cause three stampedes
REFUGIO – They listened intently to the “Ready,” slowly followed by “Go” commands. Big smiles crossed their faces and shrieks of joy escaped their mouths as they charged toward the brightly colored...
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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High school roof, kitchen, larger classrooms possible with bond
REFUGIO – For about the cost of a soft drink a day, the Refugio school district could build a new primary school, renovate the high school and upgrade numerous other aspects of the district’s facil...
Apr 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Livestock show results
Apr 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Other than grand champions and reserve grand champions, here are the Refugio County Livestock Auction results: Other Sales: Steer, Brianna Rios, John J Garcia, Mepco, INC, Refugio County Steer Supp...
Latest oil & gas updates
Apr 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 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 March 19-2...
Rain did not stop Bobcat Relays as boys take first
Apr 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – The Refugio High School track teams competed in the Bobcat Relays at Jack Sportsman Stadium in Refugio Thursday, March 19. The varsity boys took first place overall, while the varsity gir...
Bobcats win county battle 17-1
Apr 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
WOODSBORO – A nine-run explosion in the third inning hoisted Refugio to a 17-1 win in five innings over Woodsboro on Monday. Refugio Bobcats scored in the third on an error, a wild pitch, an RBI do...
Livestock auction supports youth scholarships
by Tim Delaney
Apr 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – The 2015 Youth Livestock Show auction produced a total of $658,746, or $14,951 more than last year’s auction. “It was a very successful auction,” said Brenda Mundine with the Youth Livest...
Participants gain confidence in special show
by Tim Delaney
Apr 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – Master of Ceremonies Dawn Butler at the Special Needs Show on Friday, March 27, said all the kids in the show were champions. Butler, who is an ag teacher in Goliad, said the show gives t...

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A firefighter watches the blaze after a gas line exploded near Fresno
By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - A construction crew on Friday accidentally rup...
2015-04-17 22:23:00 -0500
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By Marice Richter DALLAS (Reuters) - A bill that would stop Texas cities from enacting their own ...
2015-04-17 13:44:14 -0500
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A fully budded marijuana plant ready for trimming is seen at the Botanacare marijuana store ahead of their grand opening on New Year's day in Northglenn, Colorado
By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) - Advocates for legalizing marijuana launched a petition camp...
2015-04-17 21:12:39 -0500
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SEATTLE (AP) — Two aging female elephants that a Seattle zoo dispatched earlier this week on a 2,...
2015-04-17 22:34:34 -0500
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