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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
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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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Firefighters battling the King Fire watch as a backfire burns along Highway 50 in Fresh Pond
By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Fire crews in California battled on Tuesday to halt t...
2014-09-16 23:32:53 -0500
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Illustration file picture shows a man typing on a computer keyboard in Warsaw
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hackers associated with the Chinese government have repeatedly breached th...
2014-09-17 11:21:03 -0500
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The word 'Bankruptcy' is seen painted on the side of a vacant building by street artists as a statement on the financial affairs of the city on Grand River Avenue in Detroit
By Lisa Lambert DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes ordered a week-long break...
2014-09-17 10:36:33 -0500
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FILE - This Dec. 20, 2013, file photo shows shoppers passing through the Sweet Auburn Curb Market in Atlanta. Cuts to the nation's food stamp program enacted earlier this year are only affecting four states, far from the sweeping reform that Republicans had pushed, according to an Associated Press review. As a result, it's unclear if the law will realize the estimated $8.6 billion in savings over 10 years that the GOP had touted. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Cuts to the nation's food stamp program enacted this year are only affecting fo...
2014-09-17 12:43:37 -0500
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