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For the counties of Bee, Goliad, Jim Wells, Live Oak, Nueces, Refugio and San Patricio for the week of March 7-12 a total of 5 permits were requested and/or approved and 6 well completions were rep...
Mar 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council members exchange heated words over mayor's email
GREGORY – Some heated words were exchanged between Gregory City Council members Monday night, as they discussed an email that was recently sent from Mayor Freddy Garcia to Mayor pro tem Celestino Z...
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Contractors seek supply opportunities with Cheniere
PORTLAND – Contractors eagerly learned how to get a piece of the supply action for Cheniere’s new multi-billion dollar project last week. Cheniere and Bechtel – the company’s Corpus Christi liquefa...
Mar 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Audubon Club members fight vandalism to keep sanctuary safe for migrating birds
PORTLAND – Leah Pummill illustrated the importance of preserving the Fred B. Jones Sanctuary for migrating birds Tuesday during the Portland Garden Club’s meeting at the First Christian Church. Pum...
Mar 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Home burglar nabbed, police say
SINTON – Police say they’ve found the man responsible for a string of recent home burglaries here. After an exhaustive investigation and street patrolling initiative, 23-year-old Jesse James Wilson...
Mar 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Proposed law would allow legalization of 8-liner gaming
Proponents of eight-liner gaming have a friend in the Texas legislature, and a new law proposed this session could lead to softening of state regulation. State Rep. Richard Pena Raymond, D-Laredo, ...
Mar 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council authorizes routine safety assessments on oil and gas operations
by Shane Ersland
Mar 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
PORTLAND – City Council members approved an ordinance that authorizes routine safety assessments on oil and gas operations in Portland during Tuesday night’s meeting. “This ordinance increases fees...
Two days of fun, rattlers & races
by Paul Gonzales
Mar 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
SAN PATRICIO – *Update: The Rattlesnake Races have been canceled due to weather* On March 21 and 22, it’s off to the races in San Patricio, but like every year, it’s not just any races. The 43rd an...
Campfire stories of a cowboy of the air and bear hunter
by Shane Ersland
Mar 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
PORTLAND – Jerry Hunt was not afraid to bend the rules a little bit, especially if it made for good entertainment. Hunt died last week, but his friends and family gathered Tuesday at his home to re...
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Mar 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Beeville Publishing Co. publishes oil and gas permits and completions on a weekly basis. For the counties of Bee, Goliad, Jim Wells, Live Oak, Nueces, Refugio and San Patricio for the week of March...
Academy students jump to support heart disease initiative
by Shane Ersland
Mar 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
PORTLAND – First Baptist Academy students doubled down on their fundraising efforts for heart disease, raising almost twice as much money as originally projected for the Jump Rope for Heart initiat...
Project aims to help decrease dependence on foreign oil
by Shane Ersland
Mar 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
PORTLAND – Cheniere Director of Public Affairs Jason French brought San Patricio County Republican Women members up to date on the company’s multi-billion dollar Corpus Christi liquefaction project...

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By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - The Boston Marathon bombing trial shifts sharply in tone next ...
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