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County leaders celebrate steady economic growth
San Patricio County business and government leaders celebrated recent economic achievements at the San Patricio County Economic Development Corporation’s annual dinner event on Thursday, Oct. 23 at...
Nov 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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San Patricio County football teams win big
Gregory-Portland came away with a close win 29-28. Odem stomped the competition 57-12. Taft had a happy homecoming, winning 54-7. Sinton's team had a bye this week.
Oct 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Children's Clinic to move to upgraded facility
PORTLAND – Staff at The Children’s Clinic will soon have more than three times as much space as they currently do to assist them in serving customers. The business—which is currently located at 102...
Oct 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Club members learn to grow their own plant towers
PORTLAND - Garden Club members learned how to make plant towers Tuesday at Portland’s First Christian Church. Don Mueller displayed a plant tower he had grown, and walked Garden Club members throug...
Oct 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Water rates may need to increase, consultant says
PORTLAND – The results from a recent utility rate study show signs that water rates may have to be raised in Portland in the coming years. City officials authorized NewGen Strategies and Solutions ...
Oct 29, 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 for the following counties on a weekly basis: Bee, Goliad, Jim Wells, Live Oak, Nueces, Refugio and San Patricio. For the week ...
Oct 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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City Council schedules workshop to discuss possible application for GrantWorks funding
by Shane Ersland
Oct 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
GREGORY – City Council members discussed the possibility of applying for GrantWorks funding to support city initiatives Monday at Gregory’s Housing Authority. Donna Johnson, director of GrantWorks’...
Lombard takes over as Portland's new fire chief
by Shane Ersland
Oct 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
PORTLAND – Lyle Lombard was introduced as Portland’s new fire chief during a City Council meeting Tuesday night at City Hall. City Manager Randy Wright said Lombard has 27 years of experience in fi...
Friday night football final scores
Oct 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Odem claimed victory over Taft 35-27 while Gregory-Portland scored a win 53-42. Sinton won their game 41-26 and Mathis dominated in their game 64-6. See next week's edition for stats, coach's comme...
G-P ISD growth could spark construction of new facilities
by Shane Ersland
Oct 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
PORTLAND – Gregory-Portland ISD facilities may eventually need to accommodate more students than there is currently capacity for, and school officials are weighing options which include the additio...
Latest oil and gas updates
Oct 23, 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 ...
Hunter working to rid Texas of human trafficking
by Shane Ersland
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
PORTLAND – Rep. Todd Hunter informed Chatwork Civic Club members Wednesday about a bill he introduced to combat human trafficking in Texas. Hunter spoke to the group at Portland’s Community Center,...
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Demonstrators take part in a "mock trial" of Darren Wilson as they protest the decision of a grand jury regarding the death of Michael Brown in St. Louis
By Daniel Wallis and Edward McAllister FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - Tensions eased in the St Louis s...
2014-11-27 17:58:40 -0600
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By Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Reuters) - Relatives of a Hispanic teen shot dead by a white New York...
2014-11-27 15:26:41 -0600
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Giselle Basurto, of Mexico, shops at Kmart, Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014, in New York. Millions of customers are expected to shop on Thanksgiving Day as many retailers remain open on a day traditionally reserved for spending time with family. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
NEW YORK (AP) — Early-bird shoppers headed to stores on Thanksgiving in what's becoming a new hol...
2014-11-27 20:03:33 -0600
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