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Leadership Portland class members brave the heights at Camp Aranzazu
Adrenaline levels were greatly boosted for members of the 2015 Leadership Portland class last weekend, as they engaged in some thrilling activities — including ziplining off a 50-foot tower — durin...
Sep 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roundup: S-T JV team falls at home to Kingsville
SKIDMORE – The Skidmore-Tynan junior varsity team fell to visiting Kingsville last week. The Brahmas handed the hosts their second loss of the season, winning 43-14. Angel Castillo opened the scori...
Sep 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Master gardener advises using non-pesticide methods for pest control
PORTLAND — Aransas/San Patricio Master Gardener Jennifer Thomas stopped by Portland’s First United Methodist Church Tuesday to give members of the Portland Garden Club tips for growing their fall v...
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council authorizes design of new veteran's memorial
PORTLAND — The Portland City Council is moving forward with plans to design a new veteran’s memorial at the Daniel P. Moore Community Center Complex to replace the existing memorial at 13-Acre Park...
Sep 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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State-of-the-art security systems to be installed at new G-P ISD facilities
Gregory-Portland ISD school board members authorized capital project fund allocations for furniture and security systems at new facilities Tuesday during a special meeting. The allocations were des...
Sep 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Escape from the Pentagon
Although she had never spoken publicly about her experience that day, 9/11 survivor Ruby Manen recounted her survival of the attack on the Pentagon in 2001 for Portland residents Sept. 9. Manen fin...
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Latest oil and gas updates
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 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 ...
Starks sing and "Boil Cabbage Down" at Portland Opry
by Shane Ersland
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A mother and son duo is helping the Portland Opry draw customers with their musical talents, which each of them has been developing for several years. Stacey Stark sings for the Opry’s house band, ...
A Renaissance in Portland
by Shane Ersland
Sep 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Expect to see a varied assortment of lords, queens, kings, maidens, knights, wenches and jesters at Portland’s Northshore Country Club Sept. 18. The Portland Chamber of Commerce will host the 2014 ...
San Patricio County teams clean up in Friday night football
Sep 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
San Patricio County teams clean up in Friday night football
Shirley Rowe sign installed at junior high gym
by Shane Ersland
Sep 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The new Shirley Rowe sign has been installed on Gregory-Portland's junior high gym. School board members recently renamed the gym for Rowe, who coached high school girls' sports from 1953 to 1990. ...
Council members eye city's needs during tour
by Shane Ersland
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
PORTLAND – City Council members toured Portland and its extraterritorial jurisdiction Tuesday to review upcoming projects and initiatives. A city bus transported the Council and a few staff members...
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Registered nurse Keene Roadman, stands fully dressed in personal protective equipment
By Bill Berkrot NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. health officials unveiled new measures on Wednesday to ...
2014-10-22 12:21:50 -0500
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FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2014 file image from video released by the City of Ferguson, Mo., officer Darren Wilson attends a city council meeting in Ferguson. Wilson has told authorities that Michael Brown reached for the gun during a scuffle, the Times reported in a story posted on its website Friday night Oct. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/City of Ferguson, File)
By Carey Gillam (Reuters) - A government autopsy of the unarmed black teenager whose killing by a...
2014-10-22 12:00:26 -0500
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File photo of Blackwater Worldwide guards Evan Liberty and Dustin Heard leaving federal courthouse after being arraigned on manslaughter charges in Washington
By Aruna Viswanatha and Julia Edwards WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a sweeping victory for the U.S. g...
2014-10-22 13:23:06 -0500
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2 dead in shooting attack at Canada's Parliament
A gunman with a scarf over his face shot to death a Canadian soldier standing guard at the nation...
2014-10-22 16:34:54 -0500
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