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Ancient plants left impressions on us
BAYSIDE – “You are what you eat.” Leslie Bush, a paleoethnobotanist based in Austin, demonstrated that old saying during her presentation on “Useful Plants of Ancient Texas” to the Bayside Historic...
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 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 days of Aug. 12-18...
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Group organizes to construct mission replica
REFUGIO – An organizational meeting to establish Los Amigos de Senora Del Refugio, a group that will raise funds to build and maintain a replica of the Spanish mission, was conducted on Thursday, A...
Aug 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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County cuts jobs to narrow budget gap
REFUGIO – After some jobs were eliminated and cuts made earlier in the month, the county still has a shortfall of $136,500. That was the message in Refugio County Commissioners Court on Friday morn...
Aug 21, 2016 | 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 days of Aug. 6-11,...
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Vacation Bible School ‘under water’
AUSTWELL/TIVOLI – Wow! That’s what the youth thought as they traversed an underwater cave dodging stalagmites and stalagtites, as well as cave pools. Much of what they saw was amplified by their ow...
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Vacation Bible School ‘under water’
by Tim Delaney
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
AUSTWELL/TIVOLI – Wow! That’s what the youth thought as they traversed an underwater cave dodging stalagmites and stalagtites, as well as cave pools. Much of what they saw was amplified by their ow...
Public library reading program deemed a success
Aug 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – Youth who participated in the Dennis M. O’Connor Public Library summer reading program celebrated healthy living by exploring wellness through balanced nutrition, health and physical acti...
Bell takes district judge oath
by Tim Delaney
Aug 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
VICTORIA – Known as a strict, stern and tough Jackson County district attorney, Bobby Bell began a new era Monday afternoon in the old Victoria County Courthouse as he was given the oath of office ...
Intoxication manslaughter suspect pursues plea
Aug 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYSIDE – A July 21 motions hearing was reset for Margarita Lissett Galeana of Victoria in the intoxication manslaughter case against her in the fatal accident March 18 that claimed the life of 33-...
Bobcats prepare for upcoming season
by Billy Swinney, Special to the County Press
Aug 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – The Bobcats prepare for the upcoming season with big changes to their offense, but no changes to their high expectations for another state championship run. One of the biggest changes is ...
Layoffs loom on horizon for county
by Tim Delaney
Aug 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – County Judge Bobby Blaschke described the county’s financial woes and solution as “unfortunate” during the commissioners court meeting Tuesday morning, Aug. 9. The county will have to lay...

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Gunshot survivor Patience Carter is comforted by Dr. Neil Finkler as fellow survivor Angel Santiago looks on at a news conference at Florida Hospital Orlando on the shooting at the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando
Forty-nine people were killed and 53 were wounded by gunman Omar Mateen before police fatally sho...
2016-08-25 10:39:43 -0500
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By Susan Guyett INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Several tornadoes plowed through central Indiana on Wedn...
2016-08-25 04:55:25 -0500
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Chain link fence and concertina wire surrounds a deserted guard tower within Joint Task Force Guantanamo's Camp Delta
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama is still committed to closing the U.S. prison ...
2016-08-25 11:12:10 -0500
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The ticking departures board at Philadelphia's main train station could make ...
2016-08-25 13:28:19 -0500
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