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County cuts jobs to narrow budget gap
REFUGIO – After some jobs were eliminated and cuts made earlier in the month, the county still has a shortfall of $136,500. That was the message in Refugio County Commissioners Court on Friday morn...
Aug 21, 2016 | 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 days of Aug. 6-11,...
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vacation Bible School ‘under water’
AUSTWELL/TIVOLI – Wow! That’s what the youth thought as they traversed an underwater cave dodging stalagmites and stalagtites, as well as cave pools. Much of what they saw was amplified by their ow...
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bell takes district judge oath
VICTORIA – Known as a strict, stern and tough Jackson County district attorney, Bobby Bell began a new era Monday afternoon in the old Victoria County Courthouse as he was given the oath of office ...
Aug 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Intoxication manslaughter suspect pursues plea
BAYSIDE – A July 21 motions hearing was reset for Margarita Lissett Galeana of Victoria in the intoxication manslaughter case against her in the fatal accident March 18 that claimed the life of 33-...
Aug 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Layoffs loom on horizon for county
REFUGIO – County Judge Bobby Blaschke described the county’s financial woes and solution as “unfortunate” during the commissioners court meeting Tuesday morning, Aug. 9. The county will have to lay...
Aug 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Intoxication manslaughter suspect pursues plea
Aug 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYSIDE – A July 21 motions hearing was reset for Margarita Lissett Galeana of Victoria in the intoxication manslaughter case against her in the fatal accident March 18 that claimed the life of 33-...
Bobcats prepare for upcoming season
by Billy Swinney, Special to the County Press
Aug 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – The Bobcats prepare for the upcoming season with big changes to their offense, but no changes to their high expectations for another state championship run. One of the biggest changes is ...
Layoffs loom on horizon for county
by Tim Delaney
Aug 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – County Judge Bobby Blaschke described the county’s financial woes and solution as “unfortunate” during the commissioners court meeting Tuesday morning, Aug. 9. The county will have to lay...
Youth football camp
Aug 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Woodsboro coaches held their annual Summer Youth Football Camp last week, where active and future players came to condition and hone their skills.
Two-a-days in Refugio County get underway
Aug 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
RISD announces 2016 football season ticket schedule
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – Current football season ticket holders will be able to purchase their reserve tickets for the six home games the week of Aug. 1-5. Any person who wishes to become a new season ticket hold...

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Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and his wife Donna greet U.S. President Barack Obama as he arrives aboard Air Force One at Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport in Baton Rouge
By Ayesha Rascoe BATON ROUGE, La. (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama walked door to door in ...
2016-08-23 14:49:18 -0500
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Aedes aegypti mosquitoes are seen inside Oxitec laboratory in Campinas, Brazil
By Julie Steenhuysen and Letitia Stein CHICAGO/TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) - Florida officials on Tuesd...
2016-08-23 13:28:39 -0500
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David Becker, 18, a former three-sport athlete from East Longmeadow High School in western Massac...
2016-08-23 16:59:26 -0500
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FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2015, file photo, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Marilynne Robinson visits the State Library of Iowa in the Ola Babcock Miller Building in Des Moines, Iowa. On Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, Dayton Literary Peace Prize organizers announced Robinson as the recipient of the annual Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award, to be presented at a Nov. 20, 2016, ceremony in Dayton, Ohio. The lifetime achievement award celebrates the power of literature to foster peace, social justice and global understanding. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
CINCINNATI (AP) — Writer Marilynne Robinson has been named the winner of a lifetime achievement a...
2016-08-24 03:11:09 -0500
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