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Beeville Publishing Co. publishes oil and gas permits and completions on a weekly basis. For San Patricio County for the days of May 19-25, 1 permit was requested and/or approved and 0 well complet...
May 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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City threatens to shut off TPCO's water
GREGORY – City officials have threatened to shut off water and wastewater services to Tianjin Pipe Corporation unless the company complies with Gregory’s plumbing ordinance. City Administrator Robe...
May 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Students set to enter workforce after completing health science programs
PORTLAND – A handful of select Gregory-Portland students are now prepared to enter the health science workforce, thanks to a partnership between the school district and Del Mar College. Four G-P gr...
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beloved meteorologist dies after cancer fight
KRIS 6 meteorologist Matt Terhune died at his home this morning following a nine-year battle with brain cancer. A meteorologist for the station since 2001, Terhune was diagnosed in 2007 and continu...
May 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hong, Polasek receive top honors for class of 2016
Dennis Hong and Bridget Polasek were recognized as the winners of Gregory-Portland High School’s most prominent awards last week. School staff recognized Hong as the 2016 valedictorian and Polasek ...
May 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pirates to play Salado in semifinals
The Sinton Pirate baseball team will take on Salado in a best-of-three regional semifinal series this weekend with all games at San Marcos High School. The Pirates needed three games to defeat Boer...
May 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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City wastes no time in planning for bond's projects
by Shane Ersland
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
PORTLAND – City staff got to work on rehabilitation plans for Portland’s sports complexes immediately following the canvassing of votes from the May 7 election. City staff will have a $25.2 million...
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May 25, 2016 | 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 San Patricio County for the days of May 13-18, 0 permits were requested and/or approved and 0 well compl...
Gillespie wins commissioner nomination
by Shane Ersland
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
SINTON – Howard Gillespie has edged out Ross McElwee to be the Republican candidate for the San Patricio County Precinct 4 commissioner’s seat. Results tabulated Tuesday night at the San Patricio C...
Sinton man dead after fiery crash
by Jason Clay Jansky
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A vehicle fire on State Highway 77 claimed the life of a Sinton man this afternoon. Law enforcement reported 32-year-old James Corey Watson was driving southbound on 77 when for unknown reasons his...
Murder case against Taft man will proceed
by Jason Clay Jansky
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A Taft man suspected of murder was indicted by the San Patricio County grand jury during this month’s first session May 5. Still in custody at the county jail, 45-year-old Lincoln Wade Kilsby is no...
Gregory welcomes new mayor
by Shane Ersland
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
GREGORY – City council members canvassed votes from the May 7 election last Monday night, and Gregory residents officially welcomed a new mayor. Celestino Zambrano will serve as Gregory’s mayor aft...

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The death chamber and the steel bars of the viewing room are seen at the state penitentiary in Huntsville, Texas
The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to hear an appeal asserting that the death penalty violates ...
2016-05-31 12:04:21 -0500
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A U.S. Border Patrol vehicle drives by the 18-foot (five-metre) high rusty steel barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border at sunset in Brownsville, Texas
By Julia Edwards WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday filed an emergency...
2016-05-31 12:44:44 -0500
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Flowers lay around a bronze statue of a gorilla and her baby outside the Cincinnati Zoo's Gorilla World exhibit in Cincinnati, Ohio
By Ginny McCabe CINCINNATI (Reuters) - Police are investigating possible criminal charges in a Ci...
2016-05-31 11:39:20 -0500
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After San Bernardino, crisis counselor faces her own grief
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Crisis counselor Mandy Pifer has spent the last six years comforting people in...
2016-05-31 12:58:08 -0500
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