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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
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’...
Oct 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lombard takes over as Portland's new fire chief
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...
Oct 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Friday night football final scores
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...
Oct 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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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,...
Students diagnosed with mononucleosis return to their classes
by Shane Ersland
Oct 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
PORTLAND – Gregory-Portland ISD officials believe that a brief bout with mononucleosis appears to be on the mend. A total of seven students—four at the high school, two at the junior high and one a...
Sherwin Alumina workers locked out after contract negotiations break down
by Shane Ersland
Oct 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
GREGORY – Hundreds of workers have been locked out of Sherwin Alumina after contract negotiations broke down last weekend. The Gregory plant’s officials have been negotiating with employees and the...
Olympic hopefuls to attend Skeleton school
by Shane Ersland
Oct 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Two local trainers have proven that, even in South Texas heat, it is possible to accomplish Olympic-sized goals in winter sports. Zeph Littleton and Josh Safarik—who are both trainers at Gregory’s ...
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Woman stops to visit the memorial set up where Michael Brown was shot and killed in Ferguson
By Daniel Wallis FERGUSON Mo (Reuters) - Residents of a St. Louis suburb were braced on Saturday ...
2014-11-22 13:40:10 -0600
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Volunteers, led by the Old First Ward Community Association, gather for a shovel brigade coordinated by the City in Buffalo
By Aaron Ingrao BUFFALO (Reuters) - As temperatures near Buffalo, New York, rose above freezing o...
2014-11-22 11:52:39 -0600
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SEATTLE (Reuters) - A South Dakota man shot and killed three people and critically wounded a four...
2014-11-22 11:55:46 -0600
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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 36-year-old woman who had been sexually assaulted and set on fire died Sat...
2014-11-22 15:04:51 -0600
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