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Perez heading to state after grabbing silver at region for Taft
CONVERSE – Taft’s AJ Perez will return to Austin for the Conference 3A state track and field meet in two events after his performance at the region track meet Friday and Saturday. Perez placed seco...
May 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sinton athletes score gold medals on their way to state
KINGSVILLE – Sinton’s Marlee Serrano is heading back to Austin after qualifying in three events at the Conference 4A Region IV track and field meet Friday and Saturday. Serrano won the 400-meter da...
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Burglaries a result of unlocked cars
PORTLAND – Police officers recently arrested two male juveniles who were charged with committing several car burglaries in Portland over the past two weeks. Portland Police Chief Mark Cory said the...
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Former show queen staying positive through cancer diagnosis
It’s not easy to put everything on hold when you’re 19 years old with your entire future ahead, but sometimes life gets in the way. For former Show Queen and 2015 Sinton High School graduate Jillia...
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Portland's bond passes by 11 votes
PORTLAND – Voters approved Portland’s $25.2 million bond by a paper-thin margin, according to unofficial results following Saturday’s election. The bond was approved by 455 voters, while 444 voted ...
May 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Taft ISD trustee election results
Taft ISD board of trustees election results (in order of votes received): Sylvia J. Montemayor, 17.63 percent of the vote Pete "Peter" Rodriguez, 16.77 percent Ruben Lopez, 16.03 percent Maria "Chi...
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Zambrano enters third term as mayor
by Shane Ersland
May 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
GREGORY – Celestino Zambrano will officially begin his third term as Gregory’s mayor Monday. Zambrano – who had been serving as the city’s mayor pro tem – defeated incumbent Freddy Garcia in the ma...
San Antonio firm to build new school
by Shane Ersland
May 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
PORTLAND – Gregory-Portland ISD school board members have authorized a San Antonio firm to build the district’s new elementary school. Superintendent Dr. Paul Clore updated board members on details...
At least four Taft officers resign
by Jason Clay Jansky
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Taft interim City Manager Bruce Mills confirmed today at least four city police officers have turned in their resignations, effective immediately. The officers planning on resigning last week had b...
Chamber staff moves to temporary location
by Shane Ersland
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
PORTLAND – Staff from the Portland Chamber of Commerce moved to a temporary location Friday, as their new permanent location is under construction. Chamber staff moved to a temporary location at th...
Latest oil and gas updates
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 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 days of April 23-30, 0 permits were requested and/or approved and 0 well com...
Corpse found at Taft motel
by Jason Clay Jansky
May 03, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
TAFT – Police are on the scene at Inland Motel here in town after a man was found dead there this morning. The previously-unidentified man, now known to be 54-year-old Oddiss Darren Seal of Sinton,...
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NBA: New Orleans Pelicans at Minnesota Timberwolves
(Reuters) - Rookie New Orleans Pelicans basketball player Bryce Dejean-Jones died after being sho...
2016-05-28 18:31:44 -0500
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(Reuters) - One suspect was dead and a second was wounded in a shooting in Houston, while another...
2016-05-29 12:35:39 -0500
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Surfers look at the Atlantic Ocean as Tropical Storm Bonnie made landfall in Miami Beach
By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Bonnie was downgraded to a tropical...
2016-05-29 10:22:23 -0500
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HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities say a gunman and at least one other person are dead in a shooting in H...
2016-05-29 12:41:51 -0500
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