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Commissioners meet eco development consultant
REFUGIO – Refugio County Commissioners heard from economic development consultant Ray De Los Santos, who is working with the Refugio County Community Development Foundation, on Tuesday morning, Oct...
Oct 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council discusses management of city employees
WOODSBORO – “Nitpicking” was the word that flared tempers at Woodsboro’s city council meeting Tuesday night, Oct. 7. Mayor Larry Jochetz informed the council he was working on a schedule for the to...
Oct 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fire destroys two Woodsboro houses
WOODSBORO – A house fire in the 500 block of Holmes Street broke out Sunday afternoon, Oct. 12, and quickly caught an adjacent house on fire, as well. Refugio County Sheriff Robert Bolcik said the ...
Oct 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rewards offered for robbery suspect
REFUGIO – A man wearing clothing that fully disguised him brandished a handgun and held up a business that was making a night deposit at the First National Bank of Woodsboro, according to Police Ch...
Oct 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Penalties, fumbles prove costly in Eagles loss to Kenedy
WOODSBORO – Two fumbles and uncharacteristic penalties were too much to overcome as the Kenedy Lions slipped past the Woodsboro Eagles 28-14 last Friday night. The Eagles are now 1-4 as they head i...
Oct 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bobcats cruise past Bulldogs, 49-20
BANQUETE – The Bobcats improved to 5-0 last Friday night, completing non-district play against the Banquete Bulldogs. The Bobcat amassed 462 yards of total offense on their way to a 49-20 victory. ...
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Refugio will host fall cleanup
Oct 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – The town of Refugio, in co-operation with Republic Services of Texas (formerly Allied Waste Services), will provide four large dumpsters free of charge on Friday, Oct. 24, for residents t...
Latest oil and gas updates
Oct 15, 2014 | 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 Oct. 1-8 a...
Dennis M. O’Connor pumpkin decorating contest set Oct. 23
Oct 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – The Dennis M. O’Connor Public Library will host a pumpkin decorating contest. Entrants must be between the ages of five and twelve. Contest categories are divided by age groups: Ages 5-8 ...
Fire destroys houses
Oct 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
WOODSBORO -- A house fire at 511 Holmes St. broke out Sunday afternoon, Oct. 12, and quickly caught an adjacent house on fire, as well. Refugio County Sheriff Robert Bolcik said the fire was called...
Court approves name change, lifting burn ban
by Tim Delaney
Oct 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – Refugio County commissioners voted to approve changing the name of the Refugio County Jail to honor the late James “Jimmy” Hodges who died Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 30. The action was take...
Hodges served as taxpayers’ friend and great lawman
by Tim Delaney
Oct 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – Like the saying about cowboys dying, former Refugio County Sheriff James “Jimmy” Hodges has ridden off into the sunset. Hodges, 78, passed on Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 30. Hodges, who made...

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