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Court approves airport access
REFUGIO – Refugio County commissioners met twice Friday, Sept. 12, to adopt a budget and tax rate and to review and approve a through-the-fence access agreement for residents living in the 10-acre ...
Sep 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor changes his mind, won’t resign
BAYSIDE – Bayside Mayor Tom Van Buren changed his mind about resigning Tuesday evening, Sept. 9. Van Buren said he guessed about 90 percent of the people wanted him to stay as mayor, so he honored ...
Sep 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Game room robbed at gunpoint
REFUGIO COUNTY – The game room that is now at the old Cody’s Corral on Farm-to-Market Road 2678 was robbed Thursday morning, Sept. 11, according to the Refugio County Sheriff’s Office. A pickup dro...
Sep 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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H-E-B Helping Heroes honors civil servants 9/11
REFUGIO – Refugio H-E-B’s Helping Heroes event was held on Sept. 11, at the Police Annex. H-E-B Partners who helped make this event successful included: LaDonna Marquis, Rachel Porras, Jaime Andrad...
Sep 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bobcats scuttle Pirates in home opener, 42-27
The last time Refugio and Mathis met on the gridiron was in 2007, and the Bobcats dished out a 42-27 victory over the Pirates. This past Friday night, the Pirates didn’t have it any easier as the C...
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woman writes kid’s book
REFUGIO – The old typewriter sat there on the desk, unused for a good while. But then, Jacobe started banging on the letters, and soon he learned how to do a return, setting off that little bell – ...
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woman writes kid’s book
by Tim Delaney
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – The old typewriter sat there on the desk, unused for a good while. But then, Jacobe started banging on the letters, and soon he learned how to do a return, setting off that little bell – ...
Latest oil and gas updates
Sep 17, 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 Sept. 1-11...
Court considers buses for residents
by Tim Delaney
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – Refugio County residents could benefit from rural transportation across the county. Currently, that kind of transportation is available for the disabled, but it could be available to all ...
Commission starts work on new calendar
by Tim Delaney
Sep 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – The Refugio County Historical Commission began the process to create the 2015 historical calendar on Tuesday, Sept. 8. The Commission is seeking 24 sponsors for the calendar. Sponsors eac...
DPS reports death on state Highway 35
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
TIVOLI – A Kingsville man traveling east on Farm-to-Market Road 774 failed to stop at state Highway 35 and was killed by an oncoming vehicle at 6:51 a.m. Monday, Sept. 8, according to Texas Departm...
Austwell Cook-off set for Sept. 27
Sep 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
AUSTWELL – The first Austwell Cook-off is set for Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Austwell Pavilion. Early check in is Sept. 26, judging starts at 9:30 a.m. Winners will be announced at 6 p.m. for each ...

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Still image taken from an undated video of Suleiman Abu Ghaith
By Joseph Ax NEW YORK (Reuters) - A seemingly unrepentant Suleiman Abu Ghaith, a son-in-law of Os...
2014-09-23 14:33:27 -0500
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U.S. President Obama meets in New York with representatives of Arab nations that contributed in air strikes against Islamic State targets in Syria
By Steve Holland and Roberta Rampton UNITED NATIONS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Appearing relaxed enou...
2014-09-23 18:06:51 -0500
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Police vehicles are seen outside a UPS service center following a deadly shooting in Birmingham, Alabama
By Sherrel Wheeler Stewart BIRMINGHAM Ala. (Reuters) - A recently-fired UPS employee on Tuesday s...
2014-09-23 22:18:21 -0500
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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, right, greets Iranian President Hassan Rouhani before a meeting at the United Nations Tuesday, Sept 23, 2014, on the sidelines of the 69th Session of the UN General Assembly. (AP Photo/Jewel Samad, Pool)
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Facing a world in turmoil from multiple crises ranging from wars in the Mid...
2014-09-23 23:06:27 -0500
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