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RVFD holds annual labor day dinner
The Refugio Volunteer Fire Department is back for its 24th annual chicken-fried steak dinner. Volunteers will be working again this year to provide a chicken-fried steak meal with cream gravy, bake...
Sep 02, 2015 | 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 week of Aug. 20-25...
Sep 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Refugio County Jail receives compliance letter
REFUGIO – The Refugio County Commissioners Court received a letter from the Texas Commission On Jail Standards, praising the Refugio County Jail. Brandon Wood, executive director or TCJS said the R...
Sep 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rain delays cotton harvest
REFUGIO COUNTY – Cotton in the county has a spread out harvest because of rain early in the season and then a seven-week dry spell, according to David Wyatt, manager of the Bayside-Richardson cotto...
Aug 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodsboro school district loses $20 million in value
WOODSBORO – The Woodsboro school district lost $20 million in value, causing the district to approved a deficit budget. The district’s board of trustees approved a tax rate and a deficit budget Mon...
Aug 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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TCEQ investigates burning
REFUGIO – Following a complaint about burning at the end of East Santiago Street on Aug. 13, a Texas Commission On Environmental Quality agent was sent immediately to investigate. According to Terr...
Aug 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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TCEQ investigates burning
by Tim Delaney
Aug 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – Following a complaint about burning at the end of East Santiago Street on Aug. 13, a Texas Commission On Environmental Quality agent was sent immediately to investigate. According to Terr...
Concrete truck rolls over
by Tim Delaney
Aug 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO COUNTY – The driver of a concrete truck that rolled over on Farm-to-Market Road 2678 was taken to Refugio County Memorial Hospital with non life-threatening injuries Friday, Aug. 28, accord...
Water buyers get higher water rate
by Tim Delaney
Aug 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
AUSTWELL – The Austwell City Council approved a price for companies or those wanting to buy water from the city at its meeting Monday night, Aug. 10. The rate had been $2 per $1,000 gallons of wate...
Burkett named top softball coach, Ramsey top player
by By Kevin J. Keller Special to the County Press
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Ask any South Texas softball coach who is the hardest out in the area, and you’ll find that a majority of them will give you the same answer: Gregory-Portland’s Kiani Ramsey. With a unique blend of...
Refugio teens medal at Junior Olympics
Aug 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
NORFOLK – Two Refugio teens medaled in the Junior Olympics held Aug. 1-8 in Norfolk, Virginia. Alexa Valenzuela and Tracelyn Ross are a part of the Sho Up N Sho Out track team from Victoria, with R...
Court takes record vote on 2015-16 tax rate
by Tim Delaney
Aug 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – County commissioners took a record vote on a proposed 2015-16 tax rate Tuesday morning, Aug. 11. Commissioner Gary Bourland was absent from the meeting. The proposed 2015-16 tax rate was ...

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