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Court orders countywide burn ban
REFUGIO – Refugio County commissioners approved a 60-day ban on burning in Refugio County on Tuesday morning, Aug. 12. Refugio County Chief Deputy Sheldon Wiginton said the county was in a drought ...
Aug 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grad plan spells success
REFUGIO – What does a 14-year-old, or so, want to be in life? Out of House Bill 5 passed in 2013, the idea was to make 14-year-olds decide a career path while they are in the eighth grade. The stud...
Aug 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council adopts proposed tax rate
WOODSBORO – The Woodsboro City Council approved a proposed 2014 tax rate of 73.9 cents per $100 of property value Tuesday, Aug. 5. The rate is the effective tax rate, the rate that will generate th...
Aug 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Latest oil and gas updates
Beeville Publishing Co. publishes oil and gas permits and completions for the following counties on a weekly basis: Bee, Goliad, Karnes, Nueces, Refugio and San Patricio. For the week of July 24-31...
Aug 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trustees work toward balanced budget
REFUGIO – Refugio school district trustees continued to grapple with setting the 2014-15 expenditure budget Thursday, July 31. Just when the budget was balanced, it was realized that last year one ...
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Convicted: negligent homicide
REFUGIO – Leo Click Jr., of Victoria, listened to the families who lost loved ones in a fatal accident he caused that killed a 14-year-old boy and his friend’s 45-year-old mother before he was led ...
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Latest oil and gas updates
Aug 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Beeville Publishing Co. publishes oil and gas permits and completions for the following counties on a weekly basis: Bee, Goliad, Karnes, Nueces, Refugio and San Patricio. For the week of July 24-31...
Trustees work toward balanced budget
by Tim Delaney
Aug 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – Refugio school district trustees continued to grapple with setting the 2014-15 expenditure budget Thursday, July 31. Just when the budget was balanced, it was realized that last year one ...
Convicted: negligent homicide
by Tim Delaney
Aug 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – Leo Click Jr., of Victoria, listened to the families who lost loved ones in a fatal accident he caused that killed a 14-year-old boy and his friend’s 45-year-old mother before he was led ...
Truck stop advances
by Tim Delaney
Aug 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – What will be the Refugio Travel Center is being built at a good pace now. Last week, Fred Ghavidel, 45, who owns the project, said framing for the 10,000-square-foot building is going up....
Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church 10th annual summer fellowship social Aug. 15
Aug 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – The Women’s Intermediate Auxiliary of Mt. Pilgrim Baptist church in Refugio will host its 10th annual summer fellowship social at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15. The theme is “Living Debt Free.” ...
Rural beginnings lead to top city position
by Tim Delaney
Aug 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
“I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the community, and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can.” – George Bernard Shaw WOODSBORO – Growing up in Woodsboro was a c...

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By Scott Malone and Carey Gillam FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - Small crowds staged largely peaceful pr...
2014-08-21 04:17:43 -0500
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Handout photo of Dr. Kent Brantly speaking with colleagues at the case management center on the campus of ELWA Hospital in Monrovia
ATLANTA (Reuters) - Two American aid workers discharged from an Atlanta hospital after being trea...
2014-08-21 10:46:48 -0500
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(Reuters) - One person was killed and another was injured in a boat explosion at a New York marin...
2014-08-21 09:28:34 -0500
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FILE - In this July 19, 2004 file photo, Marine Cpl. Wassef Ali Hassoun makes a statement to the press outside Quantico Marine Base in Quantico, Va. Hassoun is scheduled to appear Thursday, Aug 21, 2014, at Camp Lejeune in an Article 32 hearing, which is the military equivalent of a grand jury. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) — A defense attorney said Thursday that a Marine accused of deserting his...
2014-08-21 12:47:11 -0500
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