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New Corpus Christi teams join G-P's district
Every two years, the University Interscholastic League presents realignment changes, which could mean bad news for some schools. Monday brought a sigh of relief for Gregory-Portland Athletic Direct...
Feb 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Latest oil and gas updates
Beeville Publishing Co. publishes oil and gas permits and completions on a weekly basis. For San Patricio County for the days of Jan. 25-31, 0 permits were requested and/or approved and 3 well comp...
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$35,000: Suggs’ grand champion rabbits bring in highest bids in show history
Organizers are calling the 2016 San Patricio and Aransas County A&H show one of the most successful years yet with nearly $800,000 in sales and a record-breaking individual sale. Farron Suggs’ gran...
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Committee proposes $25.2 million bond
PORTLAND – A committee representing the community recommended that Portland City Council members hold a bond election to improve city facilities. In December, city officials appointed an explorator...
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Taft man charged in elderly woman's murder
A Taft man has been charged in the Tuesday killing of an 83-year-old woman in rural San Patricio County. Deputies arrested Lincoln Wade Kilsby and interrogated him Friday. “He confessed to the inve...
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Mother killed in St. Paul after vehicle catches fire
ST. PAUL – A fiery crash during early morning hours here claimed the life of a mother this morning. DPS troppers confirmed 40-year-old Chellie Lea Anderson was killed after her vehicle was struck a...
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Fourteen local ladies aim for license to carry permit
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PORTLAND – Fourteen local ladies proved their aim is on target and are eligible to acquire license to carry permits after participating in a Portland Chamber of Commerce program last week. Many Tex...
Annual Kid Fish event a successful catch
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MATHIS – Hundreds of parents and kids of all ages poured into Lake Corpus Christi to enjoy a day of fun and fishing. The lake was stocked with trout the night before the event to ensure everyone ha...
Wanted suspect burns rubber, wins race to jail
by Paul Gonzales
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
MATHIS – A vehicle stolen outside a local convenience store, and an overzealous driver with a warrant make up the end of January crimes. • According to police reports, on Jan. 25 at approximately 6...
Watching the cars (and the world) pass by in Odem
by Jason Clay Jansky
Feb 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s a common warning to youth these days: Stay in one spot and life will just pass you by. For Martin Garcia of Odem, that type of life has been a blessing. He started his muffler repair business ...
Dodging trees high on 1935 Gregory football team's goal list
by Shane Ersland
Feb 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
In the late 1930s, Bill Tunnell roamed the gridiron looking for someone to block while exercising great care to avoid the tree in the middle of the field. Tunnell, 94, played football for Gregory H...
‘There are no innovative leaders that I’ve seen, just maintainers.’ – Constable Pct. 5 candidate Kenneth Rodriguez
by Paul Gonzales
Feb 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Democratic candidate for Constable Pct. 5 Kenneth Rodriguez is planning on hosting a campaign rally and debate this Saturday, Feb. 6, at Ramsower Veterans Memorial Park, located at 215 N. Duval in ...

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FBI agents man the entry to the Burns Municipal Airport in Burns, Oregon
By Shelby Sebens PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - Federal agents on Wednesday closed in on the last fou...
2016-02-11 02:31:18 -0600
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File photo of police taking a mugshot of a protester who was detained in Ferguson, Missouri
By Sue Britt and Julia Edwards FERGUSON, Mo./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department s...
2016-02-10 19:51:59 -0600
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U.S. President Barack Obama greets supporters after speaking at the Hoogland Center for the Arts in Springfield, Illinois
President Barack Obama paid a nostalgic visit on Wednesday to the place that launched his politic...
2016-02-10 15:43:45 -0600
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Police are investigating the death of an infant boy in a Washington residence w...
2016-02-11 07:23:43 -0600
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