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Refugio mayor logged long path of hard work
A full story on Mayor Wanda Dukes will appear in this week’s County Press.
Jul 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Refugio’s first black female mayor
REFUGIO – Longtime Refugio Council member Wanda Dukes was sworn in as mayor Tuesday evening, July 19, by Municipal Judge Gary Bourland. Bourland expressed great pleasure in giving the oath of offic...
Jul 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodsboro man dies in wreck
WOODSBORO – A local resident died in a two-vehicle crash near Woodsboro at 6:25 p.m. Thursday, July 14. Frankie E. Abila, 43, was killed when his blue 2006 Honda Accord collided with a black 2014 D...
Jul 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Power lifter McGuill visits summer reading program
REFUGIO – Throughout history, sports and games have kept people busy, entertained, physically fit and connected to one another. The Dennis M. O’Connor Public Library’s Summer Reading Program, “On Y...
Jul 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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$500,000 turned away for Woodsboro Mission Oaks water improvement project
REFUGIO – Turning down money has become a sign of the bad economic times. Of course, when it comes to a matching grant, that means paying out some percentage of the grant, and some just don’t have ...
Jul 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 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 days of July 8-15,...
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Latest oil and gas updates
Aug 03, 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 July 23-31...
Refugio mayor logged long path of hard work
by Tim Delaney
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – Wanda Dukes thought she might get a break after graduating from Refugio High School in May 1967. But no. Her mother sent her right off to college. Dukes, the first black woman to be Refug...
Pay your fines or go to court
Aug 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – If you have an unpaid ticket, you had better make arrangements to pay the fine in the next week. The Refugio Police Department plans to conduct a warrant roundup of all municipal pending ...
County imposes burn ban
by Tim Delaney
Jul 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO – County commissioners approved a countywide burn ban Tuesday morning, July 26. Before approving the ban, Chief Deputy Sheldon Wiginton said conditions indicate a drought has come into effe...
Life is precious
by Mike, Sue Ellen and the entire Brown family
Jul 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: On March 18, my life changed with the loss of my daughter, Emily Jean. I see things in a different way now. To be granted life is a most precious thing. Every parent’s worst nightmare is to...
Speed limit increases on FM Roads 2678, 136
Jul 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO COUNTY – The speed limit on Farm-to-Market Road 136 north of Bayside through Farm-to-Market Road 2678 to southeast of Refugio (about 17 miles) has changed from 70 mph to 75 mph. A couple of...
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Derren Sorrells is pictured in this undated booking photo. Sorrells is charged in the murder of Nykea Aldridge, a cousin of NBA star Dwyane Wade
In a case that has emerged as a talking point in the U.S. presidential race, Darwin Sorrells Jr.,...
2016-08-28 14:00:03 -0500
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Traffic congestion is shown near Los Angeles International Airport following a false alarm event in Los Angeles, California
(Reuters) - Terminals at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) were evacuated briefly late on S...
2016-08-29 01:34:21 -0500
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A private rental bus involved in a multiple car accident which killed two people is seen in a picture released by the Louisiana State Police
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2016-08-28 18:40:48 -0500
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Giant stainless steel letters forming LAX are shown at the entrance way to Los Angeles International
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reports of a gunman opening fire that turned out to be false caused panicked e...
2016-08-29 01:48:35 -0500
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