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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 ...
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Portland library visitors learn about 'not really cuddly' Ice Age animals
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...
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sinton's youngest author goes 'beyond the moon'
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...
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54 new teachers welcomed to Gregory-Portland ISD
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...
Aug 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Less salinity = more life, freshwater inflow management structure completed
ODEM - One of the main ideas for ensuring healthy bays and estuaries is to have “a good sound management practice,” and a key factor is in maintaining a healthy system freshwater inflows. “Our purp...
Aug 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Texas well-owner training set for Aug. 19 in Robstown
Contributed Information ROBSTOWN — Anyone interested in private water well management in the Nueces River watershed is invited to a Texas Well Owner Network training Aug. 19 in Robstown. The traini...
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Gregory man dies after collapsed house traps three people
by Shane Ersland
Aug 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
One man is dead after a dilapidated house in Gregory collapsed and trapped three people Thursday. Gregory Police Sgt. David Martinez said officers responded to an emergency call at a house within t...
Warning shot sends gangsters scurrying away
by Shane Ersland
Aug 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
In what was most likely a case of mistaken identity, three males — who may have been gang members — recently threatened a Portland man. Portland Police officers responded to the 100 block of South ...
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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 ...
Jemison prepares to lead marching band
by Shane Ersland
Aug 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
PORTLAND – The Gregory-Portland High School marching band has begun practicing up to seven hours per day, and senior Crystal Jemison is providing some needed leadership to help members get through ...
Safety comes first for emergency planning committee
by Bianca Galvan
Aug 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The Coastal Plan Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) Corporation hosted their Thursday, July 17, meeting at the San Patricio County Civic Center in Sinton. Though Chairman Bob Blaschke was un...
Women seeking protective orders can face challenges in the court room, trainer says
by Shane Ersland
Aug 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
PORTLAND - Local police officers, judges, and law enforcement personnel attended training for protective orders in relation to family violence on Tuesday at Portland’s Community Center. Tracy Grins...

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Demonstrators shout "Hands up, don't shoot," while protesting the killing of unarmed black teen Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri
Attorney General Eric Holder met with community members in Ferguson, Missouri, on Wednesday and v...
2014-08-20 23:00:38 -0500
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By Carey Gillam FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - (Please note: there is strong language used by the polic...
2014-08-21 00:53:21 -0500
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A City of Detroit Water and Sewerage man-hole cover is seen along Jefferson Avenue in the Delray neighborhood of Detroit
(Reuters) - Detroit has once again raised the possibility of having a regional water and sewer sy...
2014-08-21 01:33:42 -0500
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CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) — A Marine who mysteriously disappeared in Iraq 10 years ago is due in mi...
2014-08-21 03:06:12 -0500
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