According to Nueces County District Attorney Mark Skurka, he is not going to pursue criminal charges against Monsignor Michael Heras, a well-known member of the local clergy who has been accused of engaging in improper conduct nearly three decades ago.
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Mon Jul 07, 2014
Another Texas Horse Tests Positive for Vesicular Stomatitis
Chip is a great horse, has been in professional training for the past three years.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Mathis police makes five arrests
In a relatively slow week, the Mathis Police Department made five arrests last week, including a fugitive who turned himself in to police last week.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Wife of Accused Portland Shooter Released on Bond
Laura Strickland, the young woman accused of tampering with evidence in the high-profile 2012 Portland double shooting case, was released on bond Tuesday.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Three more papers come into fold of Beeville Publishing
Beeville Publishing Company has bought three more newspapers-all of which fall within San Patricio County.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
The Bandera County Courier
Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) update
On May 28, veterinarian administrators with the Texas Animal Health Commission announced that the nation's first case of Vesicular Stomatitis this year involving five horses had been confirmed in Kinney County, southeast of Del Rio.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Gun Linked to Portland Shootings Test Fired Within 30 Days of the Crime
The weapon that investigators believe was used to commit the crimes was test fired by police less than 30 days after the shootings took place on June 22, 2012.
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Stone Cold Killer Captured by US Marshal's Task Force
Strickland is currently being held in custody at the Helotes Police Department awaiting extradition to the San Patricio County Jail to face pending charges.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Additional Texas Horse Diagnosed with Vesicular Stomatitis
The viral disease can cause blisters and sores in the mouth and on the tongue, muzzle, teats, or hooves of horses, cattle, swine, sheep, goats, llamas, and a number of other animals.
EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit For Voestalpine Iron Production...
EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit For Voestalpine Iron Production Plant; $740M Facility In San Patricio Co., TX, Will Bring 1,400 Construction Jobs And 150 Permanent Jobs The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued a final greenhouse gas Prevention of Significant Deterioration construction permit to Voestalpine for an iron production ... (more)
Sun Jun 22, 2014
Texas confirms 12th case of vesicular stomatitis in horses
An additional case of vesicular stomatitis has been confirmed in a Texas horse. The latest case brings the total number of infected horses in the state to 12. The Texas Animal Health Commission said the latest case was in a horse in Nueces County in southern Texas, at a property 10 miles south of Mathis.
Bonds Denied for Capital Murder Suspect and his Wife
Strickland's wife Laura Strickland who is accused of tampering with evidence has also been denied bond by a San Patricio County judge.
Sat Jun 21, 2014
Suspect in deadly park attack in Texas captured
A suspect in a 2012 attack at a South Texas park that left a woman dead and her girlfriend hurt has been captured near San Antonio.
Fri Jun 20, 2014
Southwest Farm Press
Concerns mounting over growing VS cases in Texas horses
The sudden appearance of Vesicular Stomatitis has prompted intrastate restrictions on the movement of animals across state lines and limits international movement of animals from Texas into several foreign destinations.
Mon Jun 16, 2014
Couple drowns after jumping into to lake to rescue man's daughter...
'It was like God dragged two fingernails across the the land': Terrifying 200MPH tornado cluster hits Nebraska leveling at least one town 'with one child and an adult dead and sixteen critical' Obama announces 275 US troops WILL be sent to Iraq to protect American embassy in Baghdad days after saying they would not return Mother of three dies in ... (more)
Couple's bodies recovered from South Texas lake
The bodies of a South Texas couple who went missing in a South Texas lake over the weekend have been recovered.
Thu Jun 12, 2014
Mathis Hosting Rabies Vaccine Clinic After Warnings of Rabid Skunks
With the recent warning from health authorities of rabid skunks in San Patricio County, the City of Mathis will be holding a rabies clinic Saturday, June 21. Health officials in that area also want to make it clear that the rabid skunks were not in Mathis city limits, but rather in the area near Lake Corpus Christi.
Wed Jun 11, 2014
San Patricio County Health Authorities Warn of Rabid Skunks in the Area
Health authorities in San Patricio County are warning the public to be on the lookout for rabid skunks.
Tue Jun 10, 2014
Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Texas Rangers investigate San Patricio County jail death
Texas Rangers are investigating the death of Juan Perez Sr. pending a toxicology report.