REFUGIO – Refugio County Commissioners voted to extend the sheriff’s office’s stay at the Lambert Plaza for a year in order for repairs to continue at the sheriff’s office located inside the Refugio County Courthouse.

REFUGIO – With worldwide panic surrounding the coronavirus and the run on grocery stores, it is becoming increasingly difficult for some people to secure basic items they need. This is especially true for the local elderly community, who are also at an increased health risk for exposure to t…

As of March 20, all Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend offices have been temporarily closed to the public. This includes WFSCB Career Centers in Alice, Beeville, Corpus Christi, Falfurrias, Kingsville and Sinton.

REFUGIO – As social distancing becomes the new daily reality in a world of coronavirus quarantines and precautions, local governments are changing the way they do business — at least temporarily.

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NATIONAL – The US Small Business Administration has announced four new temporary programs to provide economic relief for small businesses that are facing a temporary loss of revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemeic. They began processing applications Friday, April 3.

REFUGIO – The Dennis Henneke Foundation has announced the cancellation of it’s annual “Just One More” Fiesta which was scheduled for Saturday, April 25.

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Eva G. Ochoa, 73, passed away April 1, 2020. She was born May 30, 1946 in Eden, Texas to the late Dionicio Garcia and Antonia Sanchez. 

REFUGIO COUNTY - A Houston-area man walking along U.S. Highway 77 was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer about five miles north of Refugio on March 24, according to law enforcement.

Coastal Bend Publishing publishes oil and gas permits and completions for the following counties on a weekly basis: Bee, Goliad, Karnes, Nueces, Refugio and San Patricio.