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Water buyers get higher water rate
AUSTWELL – The Austwell City Council approved a price for companies or those wanting to buy water from the city at its meeting Monday night, Aug. 10. The rate had been $2 per $1,000 gallons of wate...
Aug 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Burkett named top softball coach, Ramsey top player
Ask any South Texas softball coach who is the hardest out in the area, and you’ll find that a majority of them will give you the same answer: Gregory-Portland’s Kiani Ramsey. With a unique blend of...
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Refugio teens medal at Junior Olympics
NORFOLK – Two Refugio teens medaled in the Junior Olympics held Aug. 1-8 in Norfolk, Virginia. Alexa Valenzuela and Tracelyn Ross are a part of the Sho Up N Sho Out track team from Victoria, with R...
Aug 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Court takes record vote on 2015-16 tax rate
REFUGIO – County commissioners took a record vote on a proposed 2015-16 tax rate Tuesday morning, Aug. 11. Commissioner Gary Bourland was absent from the meeting. The proposed 2015-16 tax rate was ...
Aug 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Texas rockets (and balloons)
BAYSIDE – Long before Elon Musk began breaking ground in private space rockets with Space X, entrepreneurs in Texas worked to make the Coastal Bend the place for space technology. Eric Ray, curator...
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Collision injures Woodsboro woman
By Tim Delaney County Press Editor WOODSBORO – A Woodsboro woman was airlifted to a Corpus Christi hospital on Thursday, Aug. 13, following a three-vehicle accident on Farm-to-Market Road 1360 near...
Aug 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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WISD BOARD MEETING
Aug 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
BOARD OF EDUCATION WOODSBORO I.S.D. REGULAR MEETING Monday, Aug 24, 6:15 P.M. Notice is hereby given that the Regular Meeting of the Woodsboro Board of Education will be held on Monday, August 24, ...
Town of Refugio COUNCIL MEETING
Aug 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
THIS WILL GIVE NOTICE THE TOWN COUNCIL WILL CONVENE TUESDAY, AUGUST 25,2015 AT 6:30 P.M. IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS AT CITY ILL\LL FOR A SPECIAL CALLED WORKSHOP SESSION AGENDA WORKSHOP TO DISCUSS THE FOLL...
Bobcats ready for the road to Houston
by By Billy W. Swinney Special to the County Press
Aug 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
It is a long time until December, and the Refugio Bobcats know it. The state title ends in Houston’s NRG Stadium, and the Bobcats are ready to step up to the beginning of it and pave it orange and ...
Eagles look to end drought with a district title
by By Henry Balderamas Special to the County Press
Aug 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
WOODSBORO – It has been approximately 27 years since the Woodsboro Eagles have won an outright district championship. This year’s team is highly motivated about ending that drought. It will take a ...
Rain, rain may be coming our way
Aug 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Good morning South Texas! The National Weather Center is calling for increasing chances for showers and thunderstorms today, with locally heavy rainfall possible. A weak cold front will move into t...
Numerous awards presented at Refugio County 4-H Banquet
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Contributed information REFUGIO – The Annual Refugio County 4-H Awards Banquet was held on Aug. 9 at the Refugio County Community Center. The Refugio 4-H County Council and Ambassadors recognized n...

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Search for missing 10-year-old boy from Feltonville
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