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Bobcats beat Weimar, look to playoffs
After a convincing crushing of Weimar to the tune of 69-21, the Bobcats are now in all too familiar territory. The playoffs are, for all intents and purposes, the Bobcat’s second wind. A time when ...
Nov 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bye is ‘double-edged sword’
REFUGIO – The recent Associated Press poll naming the Refugio Bobcats as No. 1 in 2A football was no surprise, considering the team has a 10-0 perfect season record. “I feel good,” said Bobcats Coa...
Nov 19, 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 Nov. 7-12 ...
Nov 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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WISD event helps students choose a life path
WOODSBORO – Almost like from the riddle, “A butcher, a baker and a candlestick maker,” the Woodsboro school district hosted its third annual Career Day on Friday, Nov. 7, so students could learn fi...
Nov 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rain sends trucks slipping, sliding
REFUGIO – In what began as a wreck involving three 18-wheelers, three other tractor-trailer wrecks occurred later in the day on Wednesday, Nov. 5. Rain was falling steady and light, making highways...
Nov 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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How the county voted
REFUGIO COUNTY – Of 5,651 registered voters, 2,159 residents of Refugio County voted, or a 38.21 percent turnout. Here’s how the county voted in contested races by precinct at the end of voting Nov...
Nov 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tractor trailer rig crashes into resident's front yard
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
An 18-wheeler carrying a cargo of metal beams veered off U.S. Highway 77 southbound lanes, hit a highway sign and knocked over a utility pole before coming to rest in a resident's front yard just n...
Junior High Eagles bury Bruni Badgers 32-0
by Henry Balderamas Special to the County Press
Nov 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
WOODSBORO – The Woodsboro Junior High Eagles played their final home game of the season last Thursday night. They gave fans a game to remember as they dominated on both sides of the ball and buried...
Latest oil and gas updates
Nov 12, 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 Nov. 1-6 a...
Elementary School holds Read or Reek Fall Festival
Nov 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – A night of family literacy fun filled the air at the Refugio Elementary School last Tuesday, Oct. 28, when the campus was transformed into a Halloween extravaganza. More than 250 students...
Bobcats continue perfect season, beat Flatonia 48-10
by Billy Swinney Special to the County Press
Nov 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The latest poll from the Associated Press still puts the Refugio Bobcats in the No. 1 spot of 2A football in Texas. Though this produces little shock in Refugio fans, the Bobcats continue to provid...
Council puts Christmas bonuses in limbo
by Tim Delaney
Nov 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
WOODSBORO – A heated discussion about Christmas bonuses for town employees ended in a standoff during the Woodsboro City Council meeting Monday night, Nov. 3. Mayor Larry Jochetz noted that $600 pe...

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United States Attorney General Eric Holder holds a news conference announcing updates on investigation of Brown shooting in Ferguson Missouri, in Washington
By Julia Edwards WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on Friday urged police ...
2014-11-21 09:16:40 -0600
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Park of Cambridge wears cast for her broken wrist with "I Love Obamacare" written upon it prior to U.S. President Barack Obama's arrival to speak about health insurance at Faneuil Hall in Boston
By Amanda Becker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Frida...
2014-11-21 10:25:10 -0600
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A volunteer carves a deep fried turkey at a Thanksgiving dinner cooked and served by volunteers in the Staten Island borough of New York
By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Thanksgiving is a royal pain in the U.S. drain. Thanksgivin...
2014-11-21 06:02:19 -0600
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This photo provided by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections shows Wiley Bridgeman. The Cuyahoga County prosecutor’s office has filed a motion dismissing aggravated murder cases against three men falsely accused of killing a businessman outside a corner store in Cleveland in 1975. Fifty-seven-year-old Ricky Jackson, 60-year-old Bridgeman and his brother, 57-year-old Ronnie Bridgeman, were sentenced to death during separate trials in 1975 for the slaying of Herman Franks. Their convictions were based solely on the testimony of a 13-year-old boy who in 2013 recanted and said he was coerced and threatened by Cleveland police detectives.(AP Photo/Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections)
CLEVELAND (AP) — A judge has dismissed the case against a second man nearly 40 years after he and...
2014-11-21 10:13:10 -0600
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