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Museum covers its rear end
SINTON – It was one local contractor to the rescue after recent heavy rains jeopardized priceless pieces of history at the local museum. The building has seen better days, but Sinton contractor Cli...
Apr 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hike-and-bike trail highlights TxDOT's Portland projects
SINTON – Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) staff is planning several projects that will have significant impact on San Patricio County drivers. TxDOT Project Manager Victor Vourcos hosted ...
Apr 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mother dies in wreck, baby in intensive care
GREGORY – A mother is dead, and her child remains in intensive care this week after an April 4 crash outside of Gregory. The two-vehicle accident occurred on Farm-to-Market Road 136, a quarter-mile...
Apr 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hidden card skimmer found at Odem Shell station
ODEM – A device designed to digitally thieve credit and debit card information was discovered in Odem yesterday morning. Deputies are saying the device was undetectable by consumers as it was locat...
Apr 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Candidates vie for Gregory council
GREGORY – Six candidates are campaigning for three Gregory City Council seats that are up for voting in the May 7 election. Current Mayor pro tem Celestino Zambrano is running against incumbent Fre...
Apr 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local runners can now race under darker skies
PORTLAND – Runners who may prefer competitive exercise under darker skies may get that opportunity in Portland. City council members amended Portland’s road race policy during last Tuesday night’s ...
Apr 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Latest oil and gas updates
Apr 13, 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 1-7, 0 permits were requested and/or approved and 0 well compl...
Sinton’s Carr taking classic restoration to the next level
by Jason Clay Jansky
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
SINTON – Classic cars are a way of life for many who own a piece of the past. For Jay Carr, restoring his 1969 Camaro SS was a result of changing his way of life to make time. He didn’t want to wai...
Council bounced back to city hall
by Shane Ersland
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
GREGORY – City council members were once again forced to change the venue for their weekly meeting Monday night, sparking a vote for a permanent change. City staff placed an item on Monday night’s ...
Grand jury indicts former cop
by Jason Clay Jansky
Apr 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
A San Patricio County Grand Jury returned indictments against 23 individuals March 22, with charges ranging from controlled-substance possession to assault and theft. One indictment was against a f...
Facebook post targets resident, raises questions about city's sex offender ordinance
by Shane Ersland
Apr 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
GREGORY – City officials may have to repeal Gregory’s sex offender ordinance to avoid a lawsuit, which would significantly diminish law enforcement’s ability to keep predators at bay. City Administ...
G-P plans to land architect for new elementary school
by Shane Ersland
Apr 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
PORTLAND – Gregory-Portland staff is set to begin negotiations for architectural services associated with the construction of a new elementary school. A committee of various staff members requested...
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A combination photo of Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump and Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton
The U.S. presidential election may turn out to be one of the world's biggest un-popularity contes...
2016-05-05 21:57:49 -0500
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By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - An unmanned SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off fr...
2016-05-06 02:00:20 -0500
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File photo of a bathroom sign welcoming both genders at the Cacao Cinnamon coffee shop in Durham, North Carolina
By Colleen Jenkins WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Reuters) - Republican leaders in North Carolina on Thursd...
2016-05-05 16:47:10 -0500
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DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Attorneys in North Carolina are scheduled to meet with a judge to discuss the...
2016-05-06 03:08:24 -0500
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