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This past month, Congressman Michael Cloud (TX-27) toured the town of Refugio’s newly reconstructed fire station and received an update from town leaders. The station was severely damaged by Hurricane Harvey in 2017 and rebuilt with the assistance of funds from the Federal Emergency Manageme…

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On Sept. 9, the Texas Department of Transportation will present the Lloyd “Pete” Hughes Memorial Committee with a highway sign designating U.S. Highway 77 through Refugio County as the Second Lieutenant Lloyd “Pete” Hughes Medal of Honor Memorial Highway.

Bernice Macias is more than just a licensed vocational nurse with the Refugio Rural Health Clinic. The nurse is a role model for her fellow Refugio citizens, and was recognized as such recently.

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This month, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed HB 133, a bill sponsored and passed by Senator Lois W. Kolkhorst (R-Brenham) to increase Medicaid coverage for new mothers in Texas from two months to six months postpartum. Kolkhorst said that expanding new post-pregnancy maternal care is a pres…

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Sometimes, these days, it seems like people are stressed, anxious and angry. Sometimes, we get tired of making room for everyone else and all the attention and accommodation “they” require for us to coexist with them, much less to thrive and grow. Sometimes, it seems, we get tired of making …