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Firefighters ready for annual Labor Day fundraiser dinner
REFUGIO – A chicken-fried steak dinner with cream gravy, baked potato, green beans, rolls, dessert and iced tea will be served from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 7, by the Refugio V...
Sep 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘I think that I shall never see / A poem lovely as a tree’
Trees have been lauded in many ways, including Joyce Kilmer’s “Trees” poem, J.R.R. Tolkien’s Ents in “Lord of the Rings” and the symbolic Tree of Life. Now comes Jill Lear, an artist who has honore...
Sep 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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RVFD holds annual labor day dinner
The Refugio Volunteer Fire Department is back for its 24th annual chicken-fried steak dinner. Volunteers will be working again this year to provide a chicken-fried steak meal with cream gravy, bake...
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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. 20-25...
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Refugio County Jail receives compliance letter
REFUGIO – The Refugio County Commissioners Court received a letter from the Texas Commission On Jail Standards, praising the Refugio County Jail. Brandon Wood, executive director or TCJS said the R...
Sep 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rain delays cotton harvest
REFUGIO COUNTY – Cotton in the county has a spread out harvest because of rain early in the season and then a seven-week dry spell, according to David Wyatt, manager of the Bayside-Richardson cotto...
Aug 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rain delays cotton harvest
by Tim Delaney
Aug 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO COUNTY – Cotton in the county has a spread out harvest because of rain early in the season and then a seven-week dry spell, according to David Wyatt, manager of the Bayside-Richardson cotto...
Woodsboro school district loses $20 million in value
Aug 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
WOODSBORO – The Woodsboro school district lost $20 million in value, causing the district to approved a deficit budget. The district’s board of trustees approved a tax rate and a deficit budget Mon...
TCEQ investigates burning
by Tim Delaney
Aug 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – Following a complaint about burning at the end of East Santiago Street on Aug. 13, a Texas Commission On Environmental Quality agent was sent immediately to investigate. According to Terr...
Concrete truck rolls over
by Tim Delaney
Aug 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO COUNTY – The driver of a concrete truck that rolled over on Farm-to-Market Road 2678 was taken to Refugio County Memorial Hospital with non life-threatening injuries Friday, Aug. 28, accord...
Water buyers get higher water rate
by Tim Delaney
Aug 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
AUSTWELL – The Austwell City Council approved a price for companies or those wanting to buy water from the city at its meeting Monday night, Aug. 10. The rate had been $2 per $1,000 gallons of wate...
Burkett named top softball coach, Ramsey top player
by By Kevin J. Keller Special to the County Press
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Ask any South Texas softball coach who is the hardest out in the area, and you’ll find that a majority of them will give you the same answer: Gregory-Portland’s Kiani Ramsey. With a unique blend of...

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Booking photo of Rowan County clerk Kim Davis provided by the Carter County Detention Center in Grayson
Deputies of a county clerk in rural Kentucky issued marriage licenses to four gay couples on Frid...
2015-09-04 18:06:50 -0500
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Total SA said coker operations were halted at the company's 225,500 barrel per day (bpd) Port Art...
2015-09-05 10:23:05 -0500
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The blaze was set around 3:30 a.m. local time and caused extensive damage to the front of the str...
2015-09-04 23:16:52 -0500
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FILE - In this April 24, 2007, file photo, a hearse carries the body of James Filiaggi from Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville, Ohio, following his execution for killing his ex-wife in 1994. Two dozen death row inmates in Ohio now have scheduled execution dates, but the state has been unable so far to obtain lethal drugs used in past executions. (AP Photo/Scott Osborne, File)
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state now has two dozen condemned killers with firm execution dates, bu...
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