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Gregory-Portland ISD to issue $11.7 million in bonds
PORTLAND – Gregory-Portland ISD officials will issue $11.7 million unlimited tax school building bonds in preparation for projects that will be funded through the district’s $117 million bond that ...
Jul 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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NTSB releases preliminary report on fatal plane crash
PORTLAND – The National Transportation Safety Board released a preliminary report regarding the fatal plane crash that occurred in Portland on July 4. Jeffrey Ross Mitchell, 28 – the pilot of the p...
Jul 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cheniere expansion will add two liquefaction trains
PORTLAND – Community members were eager to learn details of Cheniere’s planned expansion to its $14 billion facility last week during an open house hosted by company officials at the Portland Commu...
Jul 16, 2015 | 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 San Patricio County for the week of July 1-8 0 permits were requested and/or approved and 1 well complet...
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gregory officials explore options for annexation
GREGORY – City officials are considering annexing areas near Gregory, and recently met with Corpus Christi officials to discuss necessary preparations. Gregory City Administrator Robert Meager Jr. ...
Jul 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local country singer’s tunes travel from Sinton to Los Angeles
SINTON – A local country music singer is getting national attention after a song of his made an appearance in an award-winning independent documentary. Patrick Wayne has been content playing small ...
Jul 13, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chiefs stress importance of utilizing city's CodeRED system
by Shane Ersland
Jul 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
PORTLAND – Safety was a chief concern of many residents as the heads of Portland’s Fire and Police Departments fielded questions during a luncheon at the Northshore Country Club last week. The Port...
Mainly hot and dry for the next few days
Jul 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A rather typical summer day in South Texas on Friday, according to the National Weather Service. There is a moderate risk of rip currents today as southeast winds bring long period swells to the co...
Would-be Portland rescuers practice saving each other
by Shane Ersland
Jul 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
PORTLAND – Firefighters are trained to save people in dire situations, but a few of Portland’s would-be rescuers practiced saving each other during a training exercise Friday. New industry continue...
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Jul 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Beeville Publishing Co. publishes oil and gas permits and completions on a weekly basis. For San Patricio County for the week of June 23-30 0 permits were requested and/or approved and 2 well compl...
Board members say district must ensure new sports complex open to both sexes
by Shane Ersland
Jul 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
PORTLAND – Construction on Gregory-Portland ISD’s new George W. Harris All Sports Complex is scheduled to be complete within the next two weeks. David Batot, the district’s construction manager, up...
Aleman takes plea deal in horse mutilation case
by Jason Clay Jansky
Jul 07, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
SINTON – A man accused of stabbing a horse accepted a plea deal from the district attorney’s office just before jury selection began at his felony animal cruelty trial. Arturo Aleman had twice prev...
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Protesters rally outside the River Bluff Dental clinic against the killing a famous lion in Zimbabwe, in Bloomington, Minnesota
Three U.S. airlines have banned the transport of lion, leopard, elephant, rhino or buffalo killed...
2015-08-04 05:16:36 -0500
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A big-game trophy collector from Idaho has ignited a firestorm of criticism from animal-rights ac...
2015-08-03 17:28:38 -0500
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(Reuters) - A gunman shot and wounded two people outside a hip hop concert in New Jersey late on ...
2015-08-04 02:44:54 -0500
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FILE - This Thursday, June 18, 2015, file photo, provided by the Charleston County Sheriff's Office shows Dylann Roof. A federal magistrate in Charleston, S.C., entered not guilty pleas on 33 federal charges, Friday, July 31, 2015, including for hate crimes, for Roof, a white man accused of gunning down nine parishioners at a black church in Charleston. (Charleston County Sheriff's Office via AP)
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The white man accused of gunning down nine black people at a South Carolina...
2015-08-04 08:54:01 -0500
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