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Standing up for veterans
A ceremony that honored veterans and their families was held Tuesday at Portland’s Northshore Country Club to celebrate Veterans Day. The San Patricio County Republican Women hosted the event, whic...
Nov 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Civic Club to host annual Christmas Tour of Homes
PORTLAND – ChatWork Civic Club members will host their Christmas Tour of Homes Saturday, Dec. 6. Selected homes will be open for viewing to ticket holders from 1-4 p.m., and a silent auction will b...
Nov 19, 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 on a weekly basis. For the counties of Bee, Goliad, Jim Wells, Live Oak, Nueces, Refugio and San Patricio for the week of Nov. ...
Nov 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Business leaders express need for a trained workforce
PORTLAND – New industries will bring thousands of jobs to the area in the coming years, and economic leaders are currently uncertain of how they will fill those positions. The San Patricio County E...
Nov 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carriage Inn honors its veterans
PORTLAND – Staff at Portland’s Carriage Inn held a ceremony Friday to honor veterans for their service. Retired Army Capt. Charles Calahan spoke of the importance of the oath military members swore...
Nov 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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County teams successful in first round of playoffs
Sinton wins 52-15, Odem wins 66-6, and Mathis wins 38-28. The playoff schedule for next week will be posted as soon as it becomes available.
Nov 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Annexation proposal draws opposition from landowners
by Shane Ersland
Nov 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
PORTLAND – Local landowners are concerned about how a proposal to annex a large parcel of land northwest of Portland will affect their properties. City officials authorized Freese and Nichols to mo...
Home for a hero
by Shane Ersland
Nov 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
PORTLAND – A sizable crowd was on hand last week to welcome U.S. Navy veteran Jeramy Bush—who arrived in style, with a Patriot Guard escort—to the site of where his new home will be built in Portla...
Latest oil and gas updates
Nov 12, 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 ...
Brawl mars G-P, Alice football rivalry
by Shane Ersland
Nov 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A brawl between fans at a junior varsity football game in Alice led to arrests and ramped up security at Friday night’s varsity game in Portland. A fight broke out between Gregory-Portland and Alic...
Taft, Sinton claim co-district championships
Nov 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Taft wins 40-34 in overtime. Odem wins 44-6, claiming the district championship. Sinton also wins 54-35 as co-district champions. Gregory-Portland claimed victory 49-28. Mathis lost their contest 5...
Housing permits on the rise
by Shane Ersland
Nov 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
PORTLAND - Portland’s population will increase steadily in coming years, and city officials are working to develop housing plans to accommodate that growth. City Manager Randy Wright discussed rela...

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United States Attorney General Eric Holder holds a news conference announcing updates on investigation of Brown shooting in Ferguson Missouri, in Washington
By Julia Edwards and Daniel Wallis WASHINGTON/FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Eric...
2014-11-21 12:19:47 -0600
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By Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York City officer shot and killed an unarmed man in ...
2014-11-21 12:39:15 -0600
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Crime scene tape is seen in front of the library at Florida State University, in Tallahassee
By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) - Florida State University reopened its main library...
2014-11-21 10:42:07 -0600
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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Five Virginia death row inmates have filed a lawsuit challenging their solit...
2014-11-21 12:28:48 -0600
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