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Lohse elected Coastal Bend College board chairman
BEEVILLE – Those in the audience at last month’s regular meeting of the Coastal Bend College board of trustees exhibited both anticipation and curiosity as vice chairman Carroll Lohse called the me...
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Counselor named high school principal
REFUGIO – Refugio school district trustees, following a closed meeting, hired Refugio schools’ counselor Melissa Gonzales as the high school’s new principal on Monday evening, April 28. Todd Deaver...
May 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Refugio FFA performs well in recent competitions
On April 3, the Refugio FFA Chapter competed in Jourdanton at the South Texas Invitational in Ag Mechanics and Livestock Judging. The Ag Mechanics team placed first overall, Mikey Valdez won the in...
Apr 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dreyer receives state recognition, Duke Talent Identification Program
REFUGIO – Refugio I.S.D. is proud to announce Kymberlee Dreyer has qualified for State Recognition with the Duke Talent Identification Program. She earned this award by scoring at or above the nati...
Apr 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bauer named to Houston Baptist Dean’s List
HOUSTON – Cecilia Bauer, a 2013 Refugio High School graduate, has been named to the Houston Baptist University Dean’s List for the Fall 2013 semester. She is the daughter of Jeb and Lee Ann Bauer a...
Mar 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cortez named to TLU Dean’s and President’s Academic Honor List
SEGUIN – Carlos Andre Cortez of Austwell was recently named to the Texas Lutheran University (TLU) Dean’s Academic Honor List and the President’s Academic Honor List for the 2013 fall semester. To ...
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UIL announces realignments for Refugio County Schools
Feb 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
REFUGIO COUNTY – The University Interscholastic League announced realignments Monday morning, Feb. 3. Refugio High School football was placed in Conference 2A, Division 1, District 15, with Flatoni...
Bobcats subdue Wildcats in semifinals
by Billy Swinney Special to the County Press
Dec 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
HOUSTON – At the beginning of the season there was talk from around the state that this was a rebuilding year for the Bobcats – that this team contained too many players without experience. Well, w...
4-H Livestock Judging competes at AggieFest
Dec 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
COLLEGE STATION – On Nov. 16, the Refugio 4-H Livestock Judging Team, coached by Clay Neel, competed in College Station at the AggieFest competition. There were 136 individuals in the junior divisi...
Story night
Sep 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Refugio Elementary School will have their annual Bedtime Story Night from 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, in the library. Students and parents in Pre-kinderarten through first grade are invited to t...
Aranda awarded Eagle Scout rank
Aug 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
SINTON – Thomas Xavier Aranda, son of Juan and Ruth Aranda, was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout on Saturday, Aug. 3. The ceremony was held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Sint...
Lone Star FFA
Jul 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
The Refugio FFA chapter attended the 85th Annual Texas FFA State Convention on July 8-12 in Dallas.
national news
Speaker of the House John Boehner speaks to the media on Capitol Hill in Washington
By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans have no plans to begin impeachment proceeding...
2014-07-29 11:55:19 -0500
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Carol Leigh, a long-time sex worker and advocate for decriminalizing prostitution, poses for a photograph in her office in San Francisco
By Mary Papenfuss SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The head of San Francisco’s Erotic Service Providers ...
2014-07-29 06:19:28 -0500
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Shelly Sterling, 79, speaks at a news conference with her lawyer Pierce O'Donnell in Los Angeles
By Eric Kelsey LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The estranged wife of Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Donald...
2014-07-28 19:50:24 -0500
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FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2004 file photo, Bloomington High School running back Adrian Arrington tries to clear a pile of Providence Catholic defenders during the Class 6A championship football game in Champaign, Ill. Arrington, who later went on to play at Eastern Illinois in Charleston, is the lead plaintiff in a class-action head injury lawsuit working its way through federal court in Chicago. The NCAA and the plaintiffs announced a settlement on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. (AP Photo/ Stephen Haas, File)
CHICAGO (AP) — The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a...
2014-07-29 11:53:23 -0500
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