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City, school elections take shape
REFUGIO COUNTY – Filing for city and school elections ended Friday, Feb. 27 for the May 9 election. Write-in candidate deadline was Friday, too. Early voting will begin April 27 and end May 5. Here...
Mar 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Archaeologists talk McNeil Ranch site
BAYSIDE – An arrow point or bone that would be about 1,000 years older than artifacts found at the McNeil Ranch archaeological dig north of Victoria could mean the prehistoric Clovis people had liv...
Mar 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Manslaughter suspect convicted, sentenced
REFUGIO – A Karnes City man was sentenced to 10 years probation on a second degree felony manslaughter charge on Feb. 10 in District Judge Skipper Koetter’s court. David Leal, 25, of Karnes City, p...
Feb 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Cats win bi-district championship
CALALLEN – Its been a while since Refugio Lady Cat basketball has been able to label themselves basketball bi-district champions, but last night they pulled out a nail-biter, defeating the Riviera ...
Feb 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Refugio County Fair exhibit deadlines set
REFUGIO – The 2015 Refugio County Fair is scheduled for March 25-28. Homemaking pre-entry cards are now available. Entry cards can be picked up at the County Extension Office at 107 E. Roca Street....
Feb 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Refugio reworks substandard building ordinance
REFUGIO – The Refugio City Council after a workshop and open meeting approved having the city’s attorney revamp the substandard buildings and procedures ordinance. The action on Feb. 10 to have the...
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Refugio reworks substandard building ordinance
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – The Refugio City Council after a workshop and open meeting approved having the city’s attorney revamp the substandard buildings and procedures ordinance. The action on Feb. 10 to have the...
Latest oil and gas updates
Feb 25, 2015 | 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 Feb. 8-14 ...
Pet Walk-a-Thon big success
Feb 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The Pet Walk-a-thon to benefit animals took place Saturday, Feb. 14. “It was an absolutely beautiful and sunny day,” said Dr. Lois Duelberg, one of the organizers of the event. In attendance were 3...
Refugio reworks substandard building ordinance
Feb 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Staff Report County Press REFUGIO – The Refugio City Council after a workshop and open meeting approved having the city’s attorney revamp the substandard buildings and procedures ordinance. The act...
Thanks for support
by Roger Blaker VFW Commander
Feb 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: The VFW Post 6290 would like to thank everyone who came by to purchase baked goods during the VFW Bake Sale Fundraiser on Saturday at Henry’s Mexican Food. We also would like to thank all t...
Connected to animals
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Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
AUSTWELL – She reaches out with her arm and gently pets her dogs with her hands, and thoughts occur to her that their job is to offer to her unconditional love in return. And they – Cookie and Zoe ...

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A man looks over the Affordable Care Act signup page on the HealthCare.gov website in New York in this photo illustration
By Sharon Begley NEW YORK (Reuters) - As the U.S. Supreme Court takes on a make-or-break Obamacar...
2015-03-04 00:33:07 -0600
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Supreme Court weighs new conservative attack on Obamacare
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court will consider on Wednesday a sec...
2015-03-04 08:02:39 -0600
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File photo of a couple displaying their marriage license reacting after receiving flowers as they leave Jefferson County Courthouse in Birmingham
(Reuters) - The Alabama Supreme Court ordered probate judges on Tuesday to stop issuing marriage ...
2015-03-03 22:03:56 -0600
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Secretary of State John Kerry gestures during a news conference after he delivered remarks to the United Nations Human Rights Council on Monday, March 2, 2015, in Geneva. Kerry discussed ongoing nuclear negotiations with Iran, and tensions with Russia over Ukraine. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is pushing back against the Israe...
2015-03-04 08:57:56 -0600
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