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Housing complex gets nod during first reading
PORTLAND - City council members approved the rezoning of 13.26 acres of land that would allow a d...
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Catarina Gonzales
Gonzales MATHIS - Catarina Gonzales, 88, died Jan. 24, 2015. She was born Sept. 17, 1926 in Realitos, Texas to Catarino and Francisca Perez. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and f...
Amelia Coronado
Amelia Coronado, 91, of Ennis, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015. Mrs. Coronado was born Feb. 15, 1923, in Goliad to Pedro and Paula (Cardoza) Garza. She was married to Eliseo Coronado for 55 years, and ...
Charles 'Kevin' Wahl
Charles ‘Kevin’ Wahl, 53, formerly of Sinton, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, losing his long battle to cancer. Mr. Wahl was born April 10, 1961, to Charles Franklin Wahl and Irene Wahl. He graduated ...
Edwin Burk
Burk Edwin Burk, 81, former mechanic and owner of Ed Burk’s Auto Service, died Jan. 18, 2015 after a long illness. He was born September 22, 1933 in Sandia, and attended school in Sandia and Mathis...

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Housing complex gets nod during first reading
by Shane Ersland
PORTLAND - City council members approved the rezoning of 13.26 acre...
Freshmen complete 1st dual credit courses
MATHIS – Seven Mathis Early College High School freshmen, completed...
The first day of the rest of their lives
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Local schools get high marks
by Joe Baker
KARNES COUNTY – Two local high schools earned high marks in ratings...
Union files unfair labor practice charges against Sherwin Alumina
by Shane Ersland
GREGORY – The divide between Sherwin Alumina and locked-out workers...
Trial date set in animal cruelty case
by Jason Clay Jansky
A tentative trial date has been set for a man accused of felony ani...
Area firefighters brave exploding propane tanks
by Jason Clay Jansky
SINTON – A fire outside Sinton destroyed two recreational vehicles ...
Odem substitute fired after school claims ‘unprofessional’ conduct
by Jason Clay Jansky
ODEM – An Odem-Edroy ISD substitute teacher has been fired after th...
National News
Mid-town Manhattan is pictured from the top of the United Nations building in New York
By Jonathan Allen and Barbara Goldberg NEW YORK/MAPLEWOOD, N.J. (Reuters) - A massive, wind-whipp...
2015-01-26 18:50:47 -0600
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The South Lawn of the White House is pictured in Washington
By Roberta Rampton and Julia Edwards NEW DELHI/ WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A small drone crashed on t...
2015-01-26 14:52:05 -0600
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Shanté Wolfe, left and Tori Sisson embrace near the Montgomery County Courthouse, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, in Montgomery, Ala., where they plan to stay overnight to be married Monday morning. A federal judge has stayed her order overturning Alabama's gay marriage ban for two weeks. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
Same-sex couples in Alabama will have to put their wedding plans on hold after a federal judge is...
2015-01-26 17:46:01 -0600
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