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Rain, rain may be coming our way
Good morning South Texas! The National Weather Center is calling for increasing chances for showers and thunderstorms today, with locally heavy rainfall possible. A weak cold front will move into t...
Aug 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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MISD trustees approve tax rate and 2015-2016 budget
The Mathis ISD Board of School Trustees approved the 2015-2016 budget and tax rate at a regularly scheduled meeting on Monday. The 2015 district property tax rate decreased to $1.403000 per $100 pr...
Aug 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Middle School schedules football equipment pickup times for Thursday
On Thursday, Aug. 20, all middle school athletes who plan on playing football will need to come and pick up their equipment before school starts. This will allow the team to practice on the first d...
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Glades set for federal funding
GREGORY – The developer for a new housing project that will be built in Gregory has received approval for federal funding, so the project is now fully set for construction. Tim Torno will build the...
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 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 week of Aug. 8-13, 0 permits were requested and/or approved and 0 well compl...
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fishing fun in the sun
Jedidiah Rios hones his fishing skills with his grandma Tina Benavides at the grand opening of the brand new pier at Lake Corpus Christi State Park. Loaner rods and free bait were available to the ...
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Castellano, Kasprzyk win top hardball awards
by Kevin J. Keller
Aug 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Special to the Mathis News Refugio senior Tyler Castellano was never the biggest kid or the strongest on the field. That didn’t stop the 5-foot-6-inch, 150-pounder from casting an enormous shadow w...
Public library fundraising luncheon set for Sept. 12
Aug 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The Mathis Public Library’s summer reading program ended with a magic show that summed up the eventful year. At least 368 patrons attended the various activities. The live snake presentation had 78...
G-P considering increasing new teacher pay
by Shane Ersland
Aug 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
PORTLAND – New Gregory-Portland ISD teachers may be in line for a raise in pay this year, as district officials may consider increasing pay to keep up with competitive bidders. Assistant Superinten...
OEISD earns recognition for educational excellence
by Jason Clay Jansky
Aug 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
ODEM – School employees, students and parents have something to celebrate after the Texas Education Agency awarded nine different distinction recognitions to the district. Odem Junior High earned a...
New pier offers 400 feet of sightseeing, fishing spots
by Paul Gonzales
Aug 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
In 2009, the Lake Corpus Christi State Park fishing pier was closed and demolished due to safety concerns as it had deteriorated beyond repair. Since then, the park has been trying to get a suitabl...
Movie night draws support for community, student athletes
by Jason Clay Jansky
Aug 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
TAFT – Hundreds of residents here turned out for movie night at the park Friday, participating in a grand send-off for Taft’s upcoming athletic programs. The event was Taft’s biggest movie night to...
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Kentucky Clerk Continues To Deny Same-Sex Marriage Licenses
Invoking God's authority, a Kentucky county clerk defied the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday and st...
2015-09-01 18:55:40 -0500
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Steinle testifies about his daughter's murder during a hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee on U.S. immigration enforcement policies, on Capitol Hill in Washington
The family of a woman shot dead on a San Francisco pier in July filed wrongful death claims on Tu...
2015-09-01 23:25:52 -0500
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Police helicopters use search lights on the wooded areas for the killers of slain Fox Lake Police Lieutenant Charles Joseph Gliniewicz in Fox Lake
By Brendan O'Brien FOX LAKE, Ill. (Reuters) - More than 100 police officers using aircraft and do...
2015-09-01 23:00:51 -0500
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The family of an unarmed black man shot to death by a white former police c...
2015-09-02 04:34:49 -0500
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