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All-star lineup scheduled for Refugio County Jamboree Aug. 28
REFUGIO – A host of entertainers will take the stage at the Refugio Community Center, Thursday, Aug. 28, for this month’s Refugio County Jamboree show. Buddy White, Brenda Green and Phylis Stubbs w...
Aug 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Postcards take you on a trip through time
...I’m gonna stand guard like a postcard of a golden retriever/ And never leave ’til I leave you with a sweet dream in your head... Paul Simon BAYSIDE – Like sentinels through time, postcards tell ...
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Road rage trial ends with plea
REFUGIO – Donald Starr, 58, of Woodsboro, pleaded guilty to a third degree felony accident involving a personal injury or death Monday, Aug. 18, in District Judge Jack Marr’s courtroom. The guilty ...
Aug 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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RVFD holds annual chicken-fried steak dinner, Sept. 1
REFUGIO – Refugio Volunteer Fire Department’s annual chicken-fried steak dinner will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Labor Day, Sept. 1, at Our Lady of Refuge cafeteria. Cost will be $6 per plate, w...
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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$100,000 scratch-off shocked purchaser
WOODSBORO – “Shocked” was the reaction of a Woodsboro man when he realized he won $100,000 on a $5 scratch-off ticket Friday morning, Aug. 15. Jimbo Lewis was in Haertig’s convenience store when he...
Aug 21, 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 Aug. 1-8 a...
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Austwell readies to build wetlands center
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
AUSTWELL – Residents and city officials were busy Tuesday removing chairs, tables, blinds and even curtains in the Austwell Community Center so it would be ready for reconstruction and an added wet...
Court orders countywide burn ban
by Tim Delaney
Aug 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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 ...
Grad plan spells success
by Tim Delaney
Aug 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Great cause
by Jack E. Barnhart Refugio
Aug 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: Melanie Wright and her husband Dr. Gary Wright have undertaken a great project called “Pappy’s Animal Rescue.” The two of them, along with an additional seven member Board of Directors, as ...
Report child abuse and neglect
by Tim Hornback
Aug 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: The beginning of a school year often reveals child abuse and neglect . The end of summer and the start of a new school year is an exciting time for most children. But for some, the beginnin...
Council adopts proposed tax rate
by Tim Delaney
Aug 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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...

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Dwayne Isgrig pulls his children through the street while taking part in a protest in Ferguson
By Edward McAllister ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - More than 100 demonstrators marched peacefully in St. ...
2014-08-27 04:21:59 -0500
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Curtis, who was released on Sunday from two years in captivity of insurgents in Syria, stands outside mother's home in Cambridge, Massachusetts
An American writer released this week from two years in the captivity of insurgents in Syria is d...
2014-08-27 07:48:51 -0500
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Camera drone flown by Wilson flies near the scene where two buildings were destroyed in an explosion, in the East Harlem section in New York City
By AARON MENDELSON SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The California State Senate passed legislation on Tu...
2014-08-27 00:42:42 -0500
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Time Warner Cable has widespread outages
Time Warner Cable says a problem that occurred during routine maintenance caused a nationwide out...
2014-08-27 07:53:48 -0500
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