Refugio native Tommie J. Rich developed a love for gospel music as a child at the Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church.
Special projects for the holidays season oftentimes don’t need much explanation. A beautiful array of lights or a decadent gingerbread house speak for themselves on their beauty.
This past year has been extremely difficult for many, including area senior citizens in nursing homes. Once able to see loved ones on a regular basis, nursing home attendees have been largely isolated for the majority of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A heroic bombing run aimed to strike a blow at the heart of Hitler’s Europe more than 77 years ago may have been all but forgotten by many local residents, but the legacy of Refugio’s pilot Pete Hughes was remembered and celebrated at a Veterans Day event hosted by the Refugio Lions Club.
REFUGIO – Wind swirling around the house, roaring all the while, noises coming from broken things? Betty “Bebe” Castellano remembers it well, but she really doesn’t like to think about that night when Hurricane Harvey sat on top of Refugio County – Aug. 25, 2017.
End summer with a bang. The Bayside Fourth of July Committee announced the annual fireworks display is set for 9 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2, at a new location.
SOUTH TEXAS – The Coastal Bend Disaster Recovery Group (CBDRG) announced it has received a $1.17 million grant from Samaritan’s Purse to rebuild 15 homes in the Coastal Bend.
AUSTWELL – The Austwell-Tivoli Independent School District announced a change to its policy for serving meals to children served under the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program for the 2018-19 school year.