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Tri-County female sale coming April 5
Beeville — Start making plans to participate in the 9th annual Tri-County Commercial Female and Bull Sale, to be held at noon on Friday, April 5, at the Beeville Livestock Commission. Priority will...
Mar 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Farmers sow seeds for season’s crops
REFUGIO COUNTY —Farmers in Refugio and neighboring counties are in the process of planting their fields, and it appears that grain is the crop of choice. Some farmers like Tom Mayo, who farms in Re...
Feb 28, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ag workshop for veterans slated for Nov. 10
SAN ANTONIO — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, in cooperation with the Texas AgrAbility Project and U.S. Department of Agriculture, will present an agriculture workshop for military vetera...
Sep 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Farmers make meager crop this year
BEE COUNTY — Anyone who expected anything but bad news from Bee County’s grain harvest this year has not been paying attention. Fred Schauer of the Bee Agricultural Co. said this week that about 85...
Jul 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roundup raises funds for children’s hospital
The 4-H programs of Bee, Goliad and Refugio counties recently worked jointly to raise more than $12,000 for the South Texas Cattleman’s Roundup, held recently at the Beeville Livestock Commission f...
Jun 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Texas High School Rodeo Finals
By Kenda Nelson Editor, County Press REFUGIO COUNTY — Long before the crack of dawn when most of their classmates are still in deep slumber, before time to set off for school, and before eating bre...
Jun 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Show with a Heart’ to benefit Driscoll Children’s Hospital
May 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
A Beeville Cattlemen’s RoundUp will be held Friday, June 15, at noon at the Beeville Livestock Commission. 4-H Clubs from Bee, Goliad and Refugio counties will be auctioning baked goods, handmade i...
Bayside-Richardson Co-op Gin receives Conservation Award
May 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO — Bayside-Richardson Cooperative Gin, with headquarters in Bayside, was honored as the Outstanding Conservation Business for outstanding contribution to the Texas Soil and Water conservatio...
Mission 4-H discusses future animal clinics
Apr 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Refugio Mission 4-H held its monthly meeting on Sunday, March 4, at the city hall. Mr. Montemayor reminded us about concession stand times that the members needed to work during the county fair. We...
Sally Crofutt leaves Fennessey Ranch
by By JEANNIE DAHL Special to the County Press
Apr 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYSIDE – March 31 marked the end of an era and a 20-year partnership between Brien Dunn’s Fennessey Ranch and Sally Crofutt, general manager. Crofutt tendered her resignation after months of conte...
FFA teams compete in SA
Mar 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
The Refugio FFA judging teams participated at the San Antonio Livestock Show on Feb. 12. The Horse Judging Team placed 122nd and is composed of Dalton Brown, Courtney Myers and Travis Anzaldua. Mye...
Brand registrations due
Feb 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Every 10 years, Texas ranchers are invited to re-register their brand in the county or counties in which they run cattle. Registration began Aug. 31, 2011, and will close Feb. 29. Those brands that...
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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, suspect in the Boston Marathon explosion, is pictured in this undated FBI handout photo
By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is set to r...
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The sun rises before the 20th Remembrance Ceremony, the anniversary ceremony for victims of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing, at the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum in Oklahoma City
By Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - When Priscilla Salyers attends Sunday's anniversary ce...
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(Reuters) - A fast-moving brush fire east of Los Angeles has forced the evacuation of more than 2...
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A Capitol Police officer flashes a thumbs up after inspecting the small helicopter a man landed on the West Lawn of the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, April 15, 2015. Police arrested a man who steered his tiny, one-person helicopter onto the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol Wednesday, astonishing spring tourists and prompting a temporary lockdown of the Capitol Visitor Center. Capitol Police didn't immediately identify the pilot or comment on his motive, but a Florida postal carrier named Doug Hughes took responsibility for the stunt on a website where he said he was delivering letters to all 535 members of Congress in order to draw attention to campaign finance corruption. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
RUSKIN, Fla. (AP) — The letter carrier who caused a full-scale security review in Washington when...
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