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Olympic hopefuls to attend Skeleton school
Two local trainers have proven that, even in South Texas heat, it is possible to accomplish Olympic-sized goals in winter sports. Zeph Littleton and Josh Safarik—who are both trainers at Gregory’s ...
Oct 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council addresses G-P ISD concerns; housing and infrastructure plans on 'correct path'
The City Council addressed concerns regarding infrastructure and affordable housing available in Portland Tuesday night during a regularly scheduled meeting. City Manager Randy Wright said a Sept. ...
Oct 16, 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 ...
Oct 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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District officials pay tribute to athletics pioneer Shirley Rowe
Those who knew former Gregory-Portland coach Shirley Rowe spoke Saturday (at the gym that was recently renamed for Rowe) of the late coach’s dedication, struggles and leadership in securing benefit...
Oct 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gregory-Portland's 2014 Homecoming Court
Members of Gregory-Portland's 2014 Homecoming Court were jumping at the opportunity to become Homecoming royalty Oct. 2 at the high school. Nominees pictured, from left to right, are Javier Harvey,...
Oct 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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City manager: More single-family homes needed
PORTLAND – City Manager Randy Wright updated members of the Portland Church Women Tuesday about the city’s plans for managing growth and new industries. The group met at the First Presbyterian Chur...
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Water conservation cited top priority for Texas Agriculture Commissioner candidate
Oct 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
As Texas’ drought conditions persist, state officials continue to brainstorm water conservation methods, which will be Sid Miller’s primary focus if he is elected as Texas’ agriculture commissioner...
Latest oil and gas updates
Oct 08, 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 residents meet political candidates
by Shane Ersland
Oct 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
PORTLAND – Portland residents were able to meet and gain some background knowledge on some of the candidates that will be running for seats in the Nov. 4 General Election. The Portland Chamber of C...
Bandits burglarize barn on CR 666
by Jason Clay Jansky
Oct 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Thieves made off with a several thousand dollars worth of private property Sept. 27 after hitting a property west of Sinton. The victims contacted the sheriff’s department around 11 o’clock that mo...
Gregory water now clear of bacteria
by Shane Ersland
Oct 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
GREGORY – Residents of Gregory had to put in a little extra effort to consume water for a brief period earlier this week. City officials advised residents to boil all water prior to consumption aft...
New management at Wildcat Apartments evicts tenants
by Shane Ersland
Oct 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
PORTLAND –Residents of Portland’s Wildcat Apartments are being evicted and are scrambling to make new living arrangements. Perry Cathey said he and every other tenant at the complex received a noti...

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Health care worker receives protocol on the proper removal of personal protection equipment from CDC instructors in preparation for the response to the current Ebola outbreak, during a CDC safety training course in Anniston, Alabama
By Anna Driver and Lisa Marie Garza DALLAS (Reuters) - The United States issued stringent new pro...
2014-10-20 19:11:57 -0500
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Darren Deon Vann is seen in an undated picture from the Lake County Sheriff's Office in Indiana
By Mary Wisniewski HAMMOND Ind. (Reuters) - A convicted sex offender suspected of murdering at le...
2014-10-20 17:46:52 -0500
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Abdullah Abdullatif Alkadi is pictured in this undated handout photo
By Daina Beth Solomon LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A 28-year-old man was charged on Monday with murder...
2014-10-20 19:24:16 -0500
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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2014, file photo, protestors attend the arrivals at the Metropolitan Opera 2014-15 Season Opening in New York to register their disapproval of the Met's decision to premiere the controversial opera "The Death of Klinghoffer," later in the season. The opera, about the hijacking of the Italian cruise ship Achille Lauro and the murder of Jewish passenger Leon Klinghoffer, is expected to attract more protesters when it opens Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
NEW YORK (AP) — Politicians including former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and Reps. Carolyn Maloney and...
2014-10-20 19:42:48 -0500
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