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Monarch Madness features more than butterflies
FENNESSEY RANCH – Everywhere near McGuill Lake on the Fennessey Ranch you could hear the madness. “I got a bug!” “So did I!” “Hey! look at this spider!” and many more exclamations could be heard du...
Nov 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodsboro ISD offers opportunities
We are looking forward to another great year with all the prospects and challenges at Woodsboro ISD. This summer, our staff attended training directed at a new 1:1 initiative for fifth and sixth gr...
Aug 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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CBC open late on select dates in June
Coastal Bend College locations in Beeville, Alice, Kingsville and Pleasanton will remain open until 7 p.m. for evening registration on Wednesday, June 18. Prospective students can get one-on-one as...
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 21 21 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 | 21 21 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 | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dreyer receives state recognition, Duke Talent Identification Program
Apr 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Bauer named to Houston Baptist Dean’s List
Mar 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Cortez named to TLU Dean’s and President’s Academic Honor List
Mar 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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 ...
UIL announces realignments for Refugio County Schools
Feb 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 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 | 45 45 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 | 37 37 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...
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New York Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at news conference at Woodhull Hospital about the two New York Police officers that were shot dead in the Brooklyn borough of New York
By Jonathan Allen and Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City's police commissioner urge...
2014-12-22 12:58:42 -0600
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By Brendan O'Brien MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - A former Milwaukee police officer who fatally shot an un...
2014-12-22 13:04:31 -0600
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A woman recites from Bible while standing over makeshift memorial during prayer vigil at the site where two NYPD officers were fatally shot in Brooklyn borough of New York
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Deputy Attorney General James Cole said on Monday the fatal shootings of t...
2014-12-22 10:48:41 -0600
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NEW YORK (AP) — NYC mayor: Halt protests, political debate until after funerals for 2 slain offic...
2014-12-22 13:00:35 -0600
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