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Refugio’s first black female mayor
REFUGIO – Longtime Refugio Council member Wanda Dukes was sworn in as mayor Tuesday evening, July 19, by Municipal Judge Gary Bourland. Bourland expressed great pleasure in giving the oath of offic...
Jul 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodsboro man dies in wreck
WOODSBORO – A local resident died in a two-vehicle crash near Woodsboro at 6:25 p.m. Thursday, July 14. Frankie E. Abila, 43, was killed when his blue 2006 Honda Accord collided with a black 2014 D...
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Power lifter McGuill visits summer reading program
REFUGIO – Throughout history, sports and games have kept people busy, entertained, physically fit and connected to one another. The Dennis M. O’Connor Public Library’s Summer Reading Program, “On Y...
Jul 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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$500,000 turned away for Woodsboro Mission Oaks water improvement project
REFUGIO – Turning down money has become a sign of the bad economic times. Of course, when it comes to a matching grant, that means paying out some percentage of the grant, and some just don’t have ...
Jul 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 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 July 8-15,...
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hearing set in Bayside fatality case
REFUGIO – A clerk in the Calhoun County District Clerk’s Office said Monday that a trial motions date in the intoxication manslaughter case against Margarita Lissett Galeana, 30, of Victoria has be...
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Latest oil and gas updates
Jul 20, 2016 | 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 days of July 8-15,...
Hearing set in Bayside fatality case
by Tim Delaney
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – A clerk in the Calhoun County District Clerk’s Office said Monday that a trial motions date in the intoxication manslaughter case against Margarita Lissett Galeana, 30, of Victoria has be...
Road projects long from finishing
by Tim Delaney
Jul 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO COUNTY – Travelers down Farm-to-Market Road 774 will encounter delays for some time because of bridge construction, according to Texas Department of Transportation spokesman Rickey Dailey. ...
Houston couple, dog emerge OK in rollover
by Tim Delaney
Jul 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – A Houston couple and their dog were inside their Toyota Tundra when it rolled over on Farm-to-Market Road 774 just east of Dry Creek on Monday afternoon, July 11. The driver, who was head...
Communities support local law enforcement in wake of tragic shootings
by By Tim Delaney, Shane Ersland and Jason Jansky Special to the County Press
Jul 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
While local law enforcement is understandably shaken by the shootings that killed five officers in Dallas last week, they are receiving plenty of support from the community following the tragedy. P...
South Texas Blood & Tissue Center blood drive July 13
Jul 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – South Texas Blood and Tissue Center will conduct a blood drive at the Refugio County Memorial Hospital, 107 Swift St., Wednesday, July 13. The drive will be conducted from 2:45 to 530 p.m...

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A fire fighter is sprayed with retardant as a helicopter makes a drop as emergency workers continue to battle the so-called Sand Fire in the Angeles National Forest near Los Angeles, California
By Krystain Orlinski ACTON, Calif. (Reuters) - Thousands of California residents were allowed to ...
2016-07-25 23:40:31 -0500
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Fort Myers police officers walk in the parking lot of Club Blu after a shooting attack in Fort Myers
By Chris Tilley FORT MYERS, Fla. (Reuters) - Florida police said on Monday they had taken three p...
2016-07-25 18:22:52 -0500
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The headquarters of the Democratic National Committee is seen in Washington
By Mark Hosenball and Arshad Mohammed WASHINGTON (Reuters) - If the Russian government is behind ...
2016-07-26 04:57:21 -0500
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CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio police chief says a man who crashed into multiple police crui...
2016-07-26 05:06:11 -0500
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