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Area teams keep rolling in second round of playoffs
In Friday night's playoff action, Gregory-Portland won 28-24, Sinton won 38-9, Mathis won 46-16, ...
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George Alton Day
George Alton Day, 55, passed away November 16, 2014 at home in Mathis, Texas. He was born on June 18, 1959. George worked as a carpenter in Port Aransas for 30 years. He is survived by his parents,...
Minnie Chaisson
Minnie Chaisson passed away on November 11, 2014 at the age of 83. She was preceded in death by her parents, Idolina and Jesus Escobedo; husband, Albert John Chaisson; son, Christopher Paul Chaisso...
Maria Guadalupe “Lupe” Sanchez
Maria Guadalupe “Lupe” Sanchez, 88, died Monday Nov. 17, 2014. Mrs. Sanchez was born in Brownsville April 9, 1926, to Francisca and Manuel Tijerina Sr. She was preceded in death by her parents; her...
James Stanley Bushong
James Stanley Bushong, 82, died Monday, Nov. 17, 2014. Mr. Bushong was born in Sinton on Dec. 11, 1931, to Ted and Barbara (Hunt) Bushong. He was a Sinton High School graduate and served in the Uni...

Top Area News

Taft mayor to host training course for locked out workers
by Shane Ersland
Taft Mayor Pedro Lopez will host a training course this weekend, in...
Standing up for veterans
by Shane Ersland
A ceremony that honored veterans and their families was held Tuesda...
Pedestrian struck by pickup dies in Runge
by Joe Baker
RUNGE – According to information from DPS, a Zapata man was driving...
Civic Club to host annual Christmas Tour of Homes
by Shane Ersland
PORTLAND – ChatWork Civic Club members will host their Christmas To...
Business leaders express need for a trained workforce
by Shane Ersland
PORTLAND – New industries will bring thousands of jobs to the area ...
Carriage Inn honors its veterans
by Shane Ersland
PORTLAND – Staff at Portland’s Carriage Inn held a ceremony Friday ...
County teams successful in first round of playoffs
Sinton wins 52-15, Odem wins 66-6, and Mathis wins 38-28. The playo...
National News
U.S. Secretary of Defense Hagel participates in the Washington Ideas Forum, in Washington
By Phil Stewart and Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has r...
2014-11-24 09:31:38 -0600
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Protesters, demanding the criminal indictment of a white police officer who shot dead an unarmed black teenager in August, stop traffic during a march through a suburb in St. Louis, Missouri
By Daniel Wallis and Ellen Wulfhorst FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - A St. Louis-area grand jury was ex...
2014-11-24 04:05:38 -0600
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By Fiona Ortiz CHICAGO (Reuters) - An alleged top member of the Sinaloa drug trafficking cartel w...
2014-11-24 09:20:57 -0600
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