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No applications made for same-sex marriages Application forms cause some confusion
REFUGIO – While neighboring counties have seen same-gender couples applying for marriage, Refugio County has seen no one, according to Refugio County Clerk Ida Ramirez on Tuesday, June 30. Same-gen...
Jul 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Refugio teacher joins Fling expedition
CORPUS CHRISTI – Teaching out of a book is all right, but nothing beats real life experience. And that was the allure that convinced Refugio High School teacher Tammy Reeves to become one of 20 tea...
Jul 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Suspect arrested, charged with burglary
Staff Report County Press REFUGIO – Refugio police arrested and charged Wayne Henry Gillespie, 26, of Woodsboro, with two counts of burglary of a habitation, a second degree felony, on Friday, June...
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Highway 239 reopens
GOLIAD – After extensive repairs, state Highway 239 in Goliad and Refugio counties is once again open to all traffic. The Texas Department of Transportation was forced to close 239 to through traff...
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Refugio VFW honors county residents
REFUGIO – The Refugio VFW Post 6390 honored county residents at a banquet Friday, May 15. Awards given out at the banquet were: Refugio Sheriff’s Department Patrolmen of the Year, Shelly Haertig, T...
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Latest oil & 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 June 16-22...
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Woodsboro Lions announce July 4 events
Jun 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Contributed information WOODSBORO – The Woodsboro Lions Club will host the 4th of July celebration Saturday, July 4, on the Woodsboro square. Included in the activities for the day will be the live...
Sinton mover awarded trophies for Shelton house move
by Tim Delaney
Jun 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – No one knew at the time – July 23, 2014 – that the Shelton House move would break state records. But many suspected it would. As Sinton-based Ram House Movers’ owner Lilly Wilkinson said,...
Refugio police chief fires back
by Tim Delaney
Jun 29, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – Refugio Police Chief Andy Lopez Jr. fired back at the councilman who accused him of lacking leadership two weeks ago on Tuesday night, June 23. Councilman Dale Skrobarcek on June 9 told L...
Court appoints constable to fill vacancy in Pct. 1
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – County commissioners unanimously voted to appoint Mark Moore as constable, Precinct 1, on Tuesday morning, June 23. Moore, a Refugio resident, fills the vacancy left by Severo Porras Jr.,...
Juneteenth canceled till next year due to weather
Jun 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – The 2015 Juneteenth celebration in Refugio has been canceled until next year. Patty Lewis said the Refugio County Cemetery Association met Monday evening and determined that too many peop...
Fifteen county athletes make All-District 31-AA baseball team
Jun 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO COUNTY – Fifteen county athletes were selected for the All-District 31-AA baseball team for the 2015 season. Refugio High School had eight and Woodsboro High School had seven athletes earn ...

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A Confederate flag stands in front of the South Carolina State House in Columbia
By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - South Carolina's Senate passed legislation Tuesday...
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Subway Jared's home raided by US police in relation to child pornography case
Authorities conducted a day-long search inside the Indiana home of Subway sandwich chain pitchman...
2015-07-07 17:10:20 -0500
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A U.S. military fighter jet and a small plane collided over South Carolina on Tuesday, authoritie...
2015-07-07 15:52:46 -0500
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In this image taken from video, accused Colorado theater shooter James Holmes, second from left, listens to testimony by Dr. Raquel Gur, right, during his trial, in Centennial, Colo., Monday, July 6, 2015. Gur, a nationally known schizophrenia expert took the stand in James Holmes' defense Monday. (Colorado Judicial Department via AP, Pool)
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Thoughts of killing other people became an uncontrollable storm in the m...
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