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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...
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bell takes district judge oath
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 ...
Aug 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Intoxication manslaughter suspect pursues plea
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-...
Aug 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Layoffs loom on horizon for county
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...
Aug 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two-a-days in Refugio County get underway

Aug 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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RISD announces 2016 football season ticket schedule
REFUGIO – Current football season ticket holders will be able to purchase their reserve tickets for the six home games the week of Aug. 1-5. Any person who wishes to become a new season ticket hold...
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Refugio ISD budget has $355K shortfall
by Tim Delaney
Sep 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – Refugio school district trustees were given a 2016-17 budget scenario that had everything left in it from last year and another budget that had been cut to the bare bones on Thursday nigh...
Refugio Figherfighter fundraiser
Sep 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The Refugio Volunteer Fire Department has plenty of tickets left, either presale from any firefighter or available at the door the day of the dinner. The chicken fried steak dinner will be held Mon...
Possibilities
by Hazel Fipps-Mann Corpus Christi
Sep 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: I saw the big orange bus come down my street early this Monday morning. It stopped and picked up the neighbor kids and whisked them away to the first day of a new school year. This is a sou...
RHS Distinguished Alumni Selection Committee accepting yearly nominations
Sep 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – The RHS Distinguished Alumni Selection Committee of the Refugio Exes United nonprofit group is accepting nominations for persons to be honored or memorialized as “Distinguished Alumni of ...
Latest oil and gas updates
Aug 31, 2016 | 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 days of Aug. 19-25...
Texas 4-H has new president
Aug 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – Kodye Neel wondered what kind of question she would be asked to answer because her response meant the presidency. Moments later, the question came. “Would you rather be perfect and late o...
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A memorial is pictured at the location where the police shooting of Keith Scott took place, in Charlotte, North Carolina
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Reuters) - Less than a year before Keith Scott was shot and killed by a poli...
2016-09-27 15:21:47 -0500
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A Houston lawyer suspected of wounding nine people in a shooting spree on Monday has been formall...
2016-09-27 14:11:01 -0500
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Actor Jennifer Lawrence arrives at a screening of X-Men Apocalypse at a cinema in London
(Reuters) - An Illinois man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to hacking the e-mail accounts of high-prof...
2016-09-27 14:56:25 -0500
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This undated photo provided by the Dallas Police Department shows Silvestre Franco-Luviano. Franco-Luviano, who is a suspect in a pair of Dallas-area killings was arrested Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, at an apartment about 150 miles to the south near Austin, police said. He had been sought in the shooting deaths late Sunday of Ruben Moreno in his car in southeastern Dallas and of Welton Betts at a gas station in the Dallas suburb of Cedar Hill. (Dallas Police Department via AP)
GEORGETOWN, Texas (AP) — A man suspected in a pair of Dallas-area killings was arrested Tuesday a...
2016-09-27 23:31:28 -0500
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