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Taft mayor to host training course for locked out workers
Taft Mayor Pedro Lopez will host a training course this weekend, intended to supply skills for workers who have been locked out of the Sherwin Alumina plant in Gregory. Lopez hopes the course will ...
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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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
Nov 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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.
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...
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Hayden, defense attorney for Matanov who is accused of lying to federal investigators about his ties to accused Boston Marathon bombers Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev, talks to reporters following Matanov's arraignment in federal court
BOSTON (Reuters) - Lawyers for two friends of the accused Boston Marathon bombers are due in cour...
2014-12-19 06:07:31 -0600
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A woman lies in the grass at Columbia University in New York
By Elvina Nawaguna WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Friday released a draft of its plan ...
2014-12-18 23:06:46 -0600
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(Reuters) - Five people have died and 21 others have been hospitalized in recent weeks in a liste...
2014-12-19 09:37:13 -0600
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DENVER (AP) — The parents of Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes are pleading for him ...
2014-12-19 10:18:22 -0600
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