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Former Refugio County farm worker invents harvester
REFUGIO COUNTY – Dewey Bellows, who farms in Refugio County and the surrounding area, said he remembers Doug Williams as a guy who was always thinking of ways to improve farming. “He worked quite a...
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Dreyer receives state recognition, Duke Talent Identification Program
REFUGIO – Refugio I.S.D. is proud to announce Kymberlee Dreyer has qualified for State Recognition with the Duke Talent Identification Program. She earned this award by scoring at or above the nati...
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Austwell not happy with drainage district letter
AUSTWELL – On Monday night, the Austwell City Council tabled any action on a letter received from the Refugio County Drainage District No. 1, opting instead to either have its attorney review the l...
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Political sign flap develops
REFUGIO COUNTY – An anonymous complaint about Refugio County Judge Rene Mascarro’s political signs led to a Texas Department of Transportation rule pertaining to campaign signs. The message, posted...
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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, Refugio and San Patricio. For the week of April 1-8 a total ...
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Hall of Famer plays, teaches in Refugio
REFUGIO – A young 13-year-old Pat Grogan stopped in his tracks when the radio in his house started playing an Ernest Tubb song. Then there was a Hank Williams Sr. song, and then listening became ma...
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Latest oil and gas updates
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 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, Refugio and San Patricio. For the week of April 1-8 a total ...
Hall of Famer plays, teaches in Refugio
by Tim Delaney
Apr 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – A young 13-year-old Pat Grogan stopped in his tracks when the radio in his house started playing an Ernest Tubb song. Then there was a Hank Williams Sr. song, and then listening became ma...
Court gives OK to move forward on H2O, sewer project
by Tim Delaney
Apr 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – The Refugio County Commissioners Court approved going out for a bid for water and wastewater improvements for the Refugio County Water Control & Improvement District No. 1 in Tivoli on Tu...
Former Refugio man killed in head-on
by Tim Delaney
Apr 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO COUNTY – A Victoria man, formerly of Refugio, died in a head-on collision at about 4 a.m. Wednesday, April 2, a little more than two miles south of Refugio. Hector S. Valderaz, 56, was an e...
Council fires sewer operator
by Tim Delaney
Apr 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – After a detailed explanation of the town’s wastewater system failings, the Refugio City Council fired its wastewater manager on Tuesday night, April 8. The town had received 18 Texas Comm...
Bobcat tennis keeps streak alive
by By Selina Hemphill Special to the County Press
Apr 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – The boys tennis team won their 11th straight district title and the Lady Cats came in second. The final day of competition at Aransas Pass was intense for the Bobcat Tennis Team. The team...

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A woman smokes marijuana during the 4/20 Rally at the Civic Center in Denver
By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - Thousands of marijuana enthusiasts gathered in Colorado and W...
2014-04-20 15:47:19 -0500
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(Reuters) - A 16-year-old girl asleep in her bed was killed early Sunday when a suspected drunk d...
2014-04-20 15:00:54 -0500
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A house fire that left two young children dead early Easter Sunday in New York City was sparked a...
2014-04-20 14:50:02 -0500
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With the Colorado state capitol building visible in the background, partygoers dance and smoke pot on the first of two days at the annual 4/20 marijuana festival in Denver, Saturday April 19, 2014. The annual event is the first 420 marijuana celebration since retail marijuana stores began selling in January 2014. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
DENVER (AP) —
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