directory
news
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
full story
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
full story
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
full story
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 Sept. 1-11...
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Court considers buses for residents
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 ...
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Commission starts work on new calendar
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...
Sep 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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 ...
Nixon-Smiley stuns Woodsboro in season opener
by By Henry Balderamas Special to the County Press
Sep 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
NIXON – The Nixon-Smiley Mustangs used a time consuming running game to keep the Eagle offense off the field and stunned the Eagles 28-7 in the season opener for both teams. “We made some mistakes ...
Game room robbed at gun point
by Tim Delaney
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO COUNTY – The game room that is now at the old Cody’s Corral on Farm-to-Market Road 2678 was robbed Thursday morning, according to the Refugio County Sheriff’s Office. A pickup dropped off a...
Mayor changes his mind
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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 ...

more news on page 2...
national news
A firefighter lights a backfire to prevent the King Fire from spreading in Fresh Pond, California
By Kevin Murphy (Reuters) - Ten houses and 22 outbuildings have been destroyed in a wildfire that...
2014-09-21 12:25:23 -0500
full story
By Joe McDonald BLOOMING GROVE Pa. (Reuters) - Searchers found an assault rifle and ammunition hi...
2014-09-21 18:16:51 -0500
full story
(Reuters) - Police have recaptured the last of five inmates, described as armed and dangerous, wh...
2014-09-21 19:07:43 -0500
full story
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, from left, primatologist Jane Goodall, former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, and U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon participate in the People's Climate March in New York, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. Thousands of demonstrators filled the streets of Manhattan on Sunday, accompanied by drumbeats, wearing costumes and carrying signs as they urged policy makers to take global action on climate change. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
NEW YORK (AP) — Tens of thousands of activists walked through Manhattan on Sunday, warning that c...
2014-09-21 19:28:10 -0500
full story