A survey of likely voters in Nueces and San Patricio counties suggests there’s overwhelming support for addressing water supply issues in the region through desalination.

On a Saturday in May 1992, Kelby Gorman graduated from pharmacy school at the University of Texas-Austin. The next Monday, he reported to work for new job at Moore’s Pharmacy in Sinton. Thirty years later, Gorman and his wife are the new owners of the business.

The Texas Department of Public Safetys is still investigating a fatal accident that happened near San Patricio County last weekend. The accident, which happened on FM 624 in Jim Wells County, forced authorities to close off a section of the road for nearly five hours.

In today’s fast-paced world it is rare to find a person who will stay the course in any area of their life, particularly on a job. But Brezina’s in Taft has found such a person in long-time employee Robert Rodriguez.

Employment numbers in Texas, released earlier this month, clearly show workers continue their return to payrolls around the state. In October, Texas added 49,500 nonfarm jobs, which lowered the state’s unemployment numbers to 3.8 percent.

Cheniere Energy, Inc. confirmed a long-term commitment to the Coastal Bend region last week in a mixed earnings report that initially spooked investors but not financial analysts.


The city of Taft has plans for revitalizing the area, and they made a big step toward that with the purchase of a prominent building.