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East Cliff Elementary's construction ahead of schedule
With the steady sounds of construction vehicles humming in the background, Gregory-Portland ISD officials hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the district’s new East Cliff Elementary School Monday...
Aug 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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STRICKLAND INDICTED ON CAPITAL MURDER, Suspect also charged with three felonies in 2012 Portland murder case
PORTLAND – The Grand Jury indicted David Malcom Strickland, 27, on Aug. 13, on a capital murder charge for the death of 19-year old Mollie Olgin, who was shot and killed on June 22, 2012, at Portla...
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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G-PISD rolls out new welding program
The staff at Gregory-Portland High School is preparing to show off the school’s new dual credit welding program, which will be available to students at the beginning of the school year. The school ...
Aug 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Portland police arrest trio on prostitution charges
Three Houston-area adults, who were advertising the sexual services of three juvenile females, were arrested in Portland last weekend. Portland Police officers arrested one man and two women for ag...
Aug 20, 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 ...
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Portland library visitors learn about 'not really cuddly' Ice Age animals
Visitors of Portland’s Bell Whittington Public Library learned about some of the massive creatures that walked the Coastal Bend during the Ice Age at a presentation Aug. 11. Jerrold and Linda Simps...
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sinton's youngest author goes 'beyond the moon'
by Bianca Galvan
Aug 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
C.S. Lewis once said, “If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that we were made for another world.” Who would have known that wh...
54 new teachers welcomed to Gregory-Portland ISD
by Shane Ersland
Aug 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
With the new school year closing in, Gregory-Portland ISD officials welcomed new teachers and staff to the district during a breakfast Tuesday at the high school cafeteria. The breakfast is an annu...
Less salinity = more life, freshwater inflow management structure completed
by Jennifer Lewis
Aug 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
ODEM - One of the main ideas for ensuring healthy bays and estuaries is to have “a good sound management practice,” and a key factor is in maintaining a healthy system freshwater inflows. “Our purp...
Texas well-owner training set for Aug. 19 in Robstown
Aug 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Contributed Information ROBSTOWN — Anyone interested in private water well management in the Nueces River watershed is invited to a Texas Well Owner Network training Aug. 19 in Robstown. The traini...
Gregory man dies after collapsed house traps three people
by Shane Ersland
Aug 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
One man is dead after a dilapidated house in Gregory collapsed and trapped three people Thursday. Gregory Police Sgt. David Martinez said officers responded to an emergency call at a house within t...
Warning shot sends gangsters scurrying away
by Shane Ersland
Aug 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
In what was most likely a case of mistaken identity, three males — who may have been gang members — recently threatened a Portland man. Portland Police officers responded to the 100 block of South ...
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Free Syrian Army fighters carry a rocket before firing it towards Hama military airport that is controlled by forces loyal to Syria's President Assad, in the Hama countryside
By Patricia Zengerle and David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress gave final approva...
2014-09-18 19:21:17 -0500
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By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - More residents of Northern California mountain communitie...
2014-09-18 14:22:15 -0500
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TAMPA (Reuters) - A 51-year-old Florida man shot dead his daughter and six grandchildren in his h...
2014-09-18 20:34:27 -0500
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BELL, Fla. (AP) — A man killed six of his grandchildren, his adult daughter and himself in a shoo...
2014-09-18 20:51:25 -0500
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