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Dodging trees high on 1935 Gregory football team's goal list
In the late 1930s, Bill Tunnell roamed the gridiron looking for someone to block while exercising great care to avoid the tree in the middle of the field. Tunnell, 94, played football for Gregory H...
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‘There are no innovative leaders that I’ve seen, just maintainers.’ – Constable Pct. 5 candidate Kenneth Rodriguez
Democratic candidate for Constable Pct. 5 Kenneth Rodriguez is planning on hosting a campaign rally and debate this Saturday, Feb. 6, at Ramsower Veterans Memorial Park, located at 215 N. Duval in ...
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G-P students request more cowbell, perform several SNL skits in 'Follies'
PORTLAND – Locals did not have to wait for Saturday to watch skits from “Saturday Night Live” last week if they visited the Gregory-Portland High School theater. Theater Director Charlotte Brown co...
Feb 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 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 San Patricio County for the days of Jan. 19-24, 0 permits were requested and/or approved and 2 well comp...
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New fire chief to focus on building membership
GREGORY – Gregory volunteer firefighters have elected Dustin Amy as their new chief, and the former assistant chief shared some of his goals for the department with city council members Monday nigh...
Feb 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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from small town to tinseltown:Mathis native takes small parts in big films and TV projects
Mathis native Elda Muniz recently spent 36 hours on the set of a NBA commercial celebrating 30 years of Nike’s Air Jordan shoe line that was filmed in Oklahoma. She plays a photographer in the nati...
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Father charged in infant's death
by Shane Ersland
Jan 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
PORTLAND – A father was charged with capital murder in connection with the death of an infant. Portland police officers were dispatched to the 1000 block of Austin Street Wednesday at 7 p.m. in ref...
Lady Pirates notch 30th win
Jan 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
After a sluggish start, the Lady Pirates went on a 14-0 run and outscored Aransas Pass 22-2 in the second period to grab a comfortable halftime lead en route to a 54-43 District 29-3A win. The vict...
Strickland's team contests TV show
by Shane Ersland
Jan 27, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
SINTON – Defense attorneys for David Strickland Tuesday requested a delay of his trial, noting that a recent TV show portrayed him in a bad light and could influence public opinion. David Stricklan...
Latest oil and gas updates
Jan 27, 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 Jan. 13-18, 0 permits were requested and/or approved and 1 well comp...
Planners want to keep Sinton centennial celebration free
by Jason Clay Jansky
Jan 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
SINTON – The early planning stages for Sinton’s upcoming 100-year birthday bash are underway and city leaders publicly discussed details for the first time Tuesday. The event planners’ main goal wi...
Drug dog netting results in Gregory-Portland schools
by Shane Ersland
Jan 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
PORTLAND – Gregory-Portland ISD recently saw an increase in student drug-related offenses, but that may be related to the use of a cannabis-sniffing canine. G-P ISD Assistant Superintendent Darla C...

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A construction crane is seen on top of cars along the street in downtown Manhattan, New York
By Frank McGurty NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Mayor Bill de Blasio on Sunday unveiled a series o...
2016-02-07 15:57:41 -0600
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New York City Police officer (NYPD) Peter Liang arrives at Brooklyn Supreme Court
A New York City police officer charged with fatally shooting an unarmed black man in an unlit Bro...
2016-02-07 11:18:40 -0600
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A woman looks on next to a banner as soldiers and municipal health workers take part in cleaning of the streets, gardens and homes as part of the city's efforts to prevent the spread of the Zika virus vector
The rapidly spreading Zika virus is discouraging many Americans from traveling to Latin America a...
2016-02-07 07:15:13 -0600
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Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, waves as he leaves a campaign event, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Peterborough, N.H. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
PETERBOROUGH, N.H. (AP) — Some politicians run from polarizing endorsements. Ted Cruz seeks them ...
2016-02-07 16:53:10 -0600
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