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ALS #IceBucketChallenge sweeping the county: Is it a good thing?
We’ve been seeing the popular #IceBucketChallenge going viral all across social media, and now it’s sweeping the cities of San Patricio County. Yet the controversy continues to grow over this new f...
Aug 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gregory-Portland ISD staff 'all got raises'
Gregory-Portland ISD instructors received welcome news from Assistant Superintendent Darla Czerwinski during the district convocation held at the junior high Aug. 14. “You all got raises!” Czerwins...
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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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, Jim Wells, Live Oak, Nueces, Refugio and San Patricio. For the week ...
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council approves stricter regulations for city staff when using public funds
GREGORY – In an effort to ensure city staff and officials are held accountable for the use of public funds, the Gregory City Council approved amendments to the city’s travel ordinance Monday. Alder...
Aug 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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East Cliff Elementary's construction ahead of schedule
With the steady sounds of construction vehicles humming in the background, Gregory-Portland ISD officials hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the district’s new East Cliff Elementary School Monday...
Aug 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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STRICKLAND INDICTED ON CAPITAL MURDER, Suspect also charged with three felonies in 2012 Portland murder case
PORTLAND – The Grand Jury indicted David Malcom Strickland, 27, on Aug. 13, on a capital murder charge for the death of 19-year old Mollie Olgin, who was shot and killed on June 22, 2012, at Portla...
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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G-PISD rolls out new welding program
by Shane Ersland
Aug 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The staff at Gregory-Portland High School is preparing to show off the school’s new dual credit welding program, which will be available to students at the beginning of the school year. The school ...
Portland police arrest trio on prostitution charges
by Shane Ersland
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Three Houston-area adults, who were advertising the sexual services of three juvenile females, were arrested in Portland last weekend. Portland Police officers arrested one man and two women for ag...
Latest oil and gas updates
Aug 20, 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, Jim Wells, Live Oak, Nueces, Refugio and San Patricio. For the week ...
Portland library visitors learn about 'not really cuddly' Ice Age animals
by Shane Ersland
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Visitors of Portland’s Bell Whittington Public Library learned about some of the massive creatures that walked the Coastal Bend during the Ice Age at a presentation Aug. 11. Jerrold and Linda Simps...
Sinton's youngest author goes 'beyond the moon'
by Bianca Galvan
Aug 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
C.S. Lewis once said, “If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that we were made for another world.” Who would have known that wh...
54 new teachers welcomed to Gregory-Portland ISD
by Shane Ersland
Aug 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
With the new school year closing in, Gregory-Portland ISD officials welcomed new teachers and staff to the district during a breakfast Tuesday at the high school cafeteria. The breakfast is an annu...

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By David Greising, Karen Pierog and Tim Reid DETROIT Reuters) - Detroit’s plan to recover from ba...
2014-09-02 00:02:35 -0500
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Demonstrators chant in the driveway during a protest at the McDonald's headquarters in Oak Brook
The protests, announced on Twitter by organizer Fight For 15, come as cities across the nation pr...
2014-09-01 22:24:19 -0500
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(Reuters) - A California high school has retired its Middle Eastern-themed mascot and accompanyin...
2014-09-01 20:05:46 -0500
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PHOTOS: Chase Utley's penthouse available to rent
The penthouse put up for sale by Phillies second basemen Chase Utley last year is now available t...
2014-09-02 09:17:51 -0500
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