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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 | 16 16 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 | 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
Mar 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 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 | 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...
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A video purportedly shows U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff kneeling next to a masked Islamic State fighter holding a knife in an unknown location in this still image from video released by Islamic State
By William Maclean DUBAI (Reuters) - The Islamic State militant group released a video on Tuesday...
2014-09-02 23:30:42 -0500
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By Carey Gillam KANSAS CITY Mo. (Reuters) - Three people were killed and two more critically inju...
2014-09-02 21:08:03 -0500
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A City of Detroit Water and Sewerage man-hole cover is seen along Jefferson Avenue in the Delray neighborhood of Detroit
By Karen Pierog DETROIT (Reuters) - Detroit will not recover, and it may not survive as a major c...
2014-09-02 21:57:07 -0500
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FILE - In this Aug. 4, 2014 file photo, Theodore Wafer, of Dearborn Heights, Mich., testifies in his own defense during his trial for the Nov. 2, 2013, killing of Renisha McBride in Detroit. Wafer is scheduled to return to court for sentencing next Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, about a month after he was convicted of second-degree murder in the shooting of Renisha McBride. Prosecutors want the judge to follow sentencing guidelines and send Wafer to prison for at least 17 years for murder and the unlawful use of a gun. Defense attorney Cheryl Carpenter is asking for as little as six years. (AP Photo/Detroit News, Clarence Tabb Jr., File)
DETROIT (AP) — A suburban Detroit man who shot an unarmed woman on his porch could come face-to-f...
2014-09-03 00:47:51 -0500
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