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Council addresses G-P ISD concerns; housing and infrastructure plans on 'correct path'
The City Council addressed concerns regarding infrastructure and affordable housing available in Portland Tuesday night during a regularly scheduled meeting. City Manager Randy Wright said a Sept. ...
Oct 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 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, Jim Wells, Live Oak, Nueces, Refugio and San Patricio. For the week ...
Oct 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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District officials pay tribute to athletics pioneer Shirley Rowe
Those who knew former Gregory-Portland coach Shirley Rowe spoke Saturday (at the gym that was recently renamed for Rowe) of the late coach’s dedication, struggles and leadership in securing benefit...
Oct 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gregory-Portland's 2014 Homecoming Court
Members of Gregory-Portland's 2014 Homecoming Court were jumping at the opportunity to become Homecoming royalty Oct. 2 at the high school. Nominees pictured, from left to right, are Javier Harvey,...
Oct 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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City manager: More single-family homes needed
PORTLAND – City Manager Randy Wright updated members of the Portland Church Women Tuesday about the city’s plans for managing growth and new industries. The group met at the First Presbyterian Chur...
Oct 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Water conservation cited top priority for Texas Agriculture Commissioner candidate
As Texas’ drought conditions persist, state officials continue to brainstorm water conservation methods, which will be Sid Miller’s primary focus if he is elected as Texas’ agriculture commissioner...
Oct 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Latest oil and gas updates
Oct 08, 2014 | 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, Jim Wells, Live Oak, Nueces, Refugio and San Patricio. For the week ...
Portland residents meet political candidates
by Shane Ersland
Oct 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
PORTLAND – Portland residents were able to meet and gain some background knowledge on some of the candidates that will be running for seats in the Nov. 4 General Election. The Portland Chamber of C...
Bandits burglarize barn on CR 666
by Jason Clay Jansky
Oct 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Thieves made off with a several thousand dollars worth of private property Sept. 27 after hitting a property west of Sinton. The victims contacted the sheriff’s department around 11 o’clock that mo...
Gregory water now clear of bacteria
by Shane Ersland
Oct 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
GREGORY – Residents of Gregory had to put in a little extra effort to consume water for a brief period earlier this week. City officials advised residents to boil all water prior to consumption aft...
New management at Wildcat Apartments evicts tenants
by Shane Ersland
Oct 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
PORTLAND –Residents of Portland’s Wildcat Apartments are being evicted and are scrambling to make new living arrangements. Perry Cathey said he and every other tenant at the complex received a noti...
Two killed in Wednesday night wreck
by Shane Ersland
Oct 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Two people died in a car wreck when the SUV they were in was T-boned by another SUV Wednesday night on a county road just outside of Portland. A small Pontiac SUV - driven by a 22-year-old Corpus C...

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File photo of U.S. Senator Whitehouse talking to Klain, then-Chief of Staff for U.S. Vice President Biden, in Washington
By Jeff Mason and Roberta Rampton CHICAGO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Ebola czar Ron Klain faces ...
2014-10-20 02:05:48 -0500
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Abdullah Abdullatif Alkadi is pictured in this undated handout photo
(Reuters) - Two people have been arrested in the death of a college student from Saudi Arabia who...
2014-10-19 21:10:00 -0500
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The Carnival Magic cruise ship is seen after reaching port in Galveston, Texas
By Erwin Seba GALVESTON Texas (Reuters) - The United States will issue strict new guidelines tell...
2014-10-19 16:39:23 -0500
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In this photograph taken Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, William Gluckman, president of FastER Urgent Care, poses for The Associated Press in his facility in Morris Plains, N.J. Word that a second Dallas nurse caught the ebola disease from a patient has put the spotlight on weak spots in the U.S. health care system. But it's not just hospital emergency rooms that are on the front lines, thousands of round-the-clock clinics across the country are also possible first points of contact _ though they are not equipped to treat such a serious illness nor do they have isolation units. The clinics are scrambling to prepare their staff while also trying to get the message out that anyone who suspects they may have the virus should go to the hospital _ not an urgent care facility. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
When a Dallas County sheriff's deputy who had entered the apartment of the first patient to die f...
2014-10-20 03:42:35 -0500
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