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Beeville Publishing Co. publishes oil and gas permits and completions on a weekly basis. For San Patricio County for the days of May 13-18, 0 permits were requested and/or approved and 0 well compl...
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gillespie wins commissioner nomination
Howard Gillespie has defeated Ross McElwee to be the Republican candidate for the San Patricio County Precinct 4 Commissioner’s seat. Results tabulated Tuesday night at the San Patricio County Cour...
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sinton man dead after fiery crash
A vehicle fire on State Highway 77 claimed the life of a Sinton man this afternoon. Law enforcement reported 32-year-old James Corey Watson was driving southbound on 77 when for unknown reasons his...
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Murder case against Taft man will proceed
A Taft man suspected of murder was indicted by the San Patricio County grand jury during this month’s first session May 5. Still in custody at the county jail, 45-year-old Lincoln Wade Kilsby is no...
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gregory welcomes new mayor
GREGORY – City council members canvassed votes from the May 7 election last Monday night, and Gregory residents officially welcomed a new mayor. Celestino Zambrano will serve as Gregory’s mayor aft...
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Farming’s life for ‘Outstanding Woman in Agriculture’ recipient
WEST SINTON – This small farming and church community might be the last place people would expect a city girl to make her home, but for Kelly Adams, it’s just another day at the farm. This year’s r...
May 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Memorial Day service postponed while work is done on new veterans memorial
by Shane Ersland
May 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
PORTLAND – Although the city’s veterans memorial situation is currently going through a transition period, Portland Rotary Club members will host an exciting ceremony to honor military men and wome...
Law enforcement working scene of Sinton shooting
by Jason Clay Jansky
May 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Law enforcement confirmed this evening that officers are working the scene of a non-injury shooting in Sinton. Shots were fired on Esperanza street near Cacino's Grocery Store & Market by an allege...
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May 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Beeville Publishing Co. publishes oil and gas permits and completions on a weekly basis. For San Patricio County for the days of May 1-12, 2 permits were requested and/or approved and 1 well comple...
Elderly man arrested, accused of sexual assault
by Shane Ersland
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
PORTLAND – Police officers arrested an elderly man last week after he admitted to a sexual assault that occurred in Portland in 2013. Portland Police officer Joe Tamez said the sexual assault case ...
G-P running two hours late this morning
by Shane Ersland
May 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Gregory-Portland ISD schools will start two hours later than usual Monday morning, May 16, due to inclement weather. This delay includes bus schedules; all will run with a two-hour delay.
Residents invited to 'Dive In' to summer events
by Shane Ersland
May 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
PORTLAND – Staff from Portland’s Parks and Recreation Department is preparing to host a plethora of outdoor events to celebrate summer. Parks and Recreation Director Kristin Connor updated city cou...

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News: Scripps National Spelling Bee
By Ian Simpson NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (Reuters) - Nihar Janga, a fifth-grader from Austin, Texas, a...
2016-05-27 05:08:09 -0500
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Cars travel north towards Los Angeles on interstate highway 5 in San Diego
By Brendan O'Brien (Reuters) - Five mayors in northern California on Thursday asked Governor Jerr...
2016-05-27 01:58:49 -0500
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File photo of Rapper T.I performing at the 4th Annual VH1 Hip Hop Honors event in New York
New York City Police said rapper Troy Ave, 33, whose legal name is Roland Collins, was arrested o...
2016-05-26 21:26:47 -0500
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U.S. President Barack Obama lays a wreath at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, western, Japan, Friday, May 27, 2016. Obama on Friday became the first sitting U.S. president to visit the site of the world's first atomic bomb attack, bringing global attention both to survivors and to his unfulfilled vision of a world without nuclear weapons. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)
HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — President Barack Obama paid tribute Friday to the "silent cry" of the 140...
2016-05-27 07:55:04 -0500
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