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  1. Windfest fires up fierce rivalries for furry competitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | The Countywide

    ... signature event, the Dachshund Dash. Larson lives in Odem, where Millie Mae has five acres of land to run on. PORTLAND - A small amount of inclement weather provided some minor challenges for Windfest organizers last weekend, but they persevered to ...

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  2. Texas teen's gigantic feet could set world recordRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

    There was lots of excitement at the Gregory-Portland baseball complex in Portland, Texas Thursday afternoon, but there wasn't a game. One player had a chance to step into the record books because of his feet Fifteen-year-old Hunter Harrison is a freshman at G-P High School.

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  3. Saudi chemicals company undeterred by threat of U.S.-China tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | Houston Chronicle

    ... ExxonMobil and SABIC are proposing to build the world's largest ethane steam cracker near the Gulf community of Portland. These renderings show the siting of the facility, which would produce 1.8 million metric tons of ethylene and polyethylene ...

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  4. Actor Lou Diamond Philips gets 2-year term; alcohol use bannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Manila Bulletin

    Actor Lou Diamond Philips pleaded guilty to his drunk driving case and got a deal that will see him serve a two-year probation term. In a YouTube video featured in ABS-CBN's website, Philips, who back then was one of the stars of Young Guns, was arrested in November of last year in Portland, Texas.

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  5. Some public schools lost displaced students after hurricaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | Texarkana Gazette

    In this In this March 21, 2018 photo, Jessica Hernandez left, 16, and Chloe Rodriguez 16, work on an assignment in their English class at Gregory-Portland High School in Portland, Texas. Jessica, her mother, sister and two dogs moved to Portland, a town of about 16,000, after Hurricane Harvey damaged the apartment complex where they lived beyond repair.

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  6. Continue reading Schools lose displaced students after HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    The Corpus Christi Caller-Times reports so the day of the basketball scrimmage game, clad in a Gregory-Portland Wildcats uniform, the former Rockport-Fulton High School Lady Pirate kept her head in the game. "I knew some kids weren't going to understand why I stayed in G-P," the sophomore said.

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  7. Some Texas schools lose displaced students after HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 9 | Education Week

    The Corpus Christi Caller-Times reports so the day of the basketball scrimmage game, clad in a Gregory-Portland Wildcats uniform, the former Rockport-Fulton High School Lady Pirate kept her head in the game. "I knew some kids weren't going to understand why I stayed in G-P," the sophomore said.

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  8. Woman claims American Airlines lost her new puppyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 27 | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... said. The dog LaCasse saw at the airport cargo counter was the wrong one. It was instead destined for a family in Portland, OR. Meanwhile, Atlantic Ocean has been on a massive journey, going from Kansas City to Dallas then to Portland. She's now in ...

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  9. Firefighters will likely need patience in acquiring new stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 6 | The Countywide

    ... at getting apparatus we will need in the next 5-10 years. Right now, we rely a lot on our natural aid partners like Portland and Ingleside. I'm constantly trying to train my members and build our membership."

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  10. Gregory-Portland students learn about U.S. Navy's nuke programRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 5 | The Countywide

    Gregory-Portland High School students learned about one of the U.S. Navy's most challenging programs during a recruiter's visit last week. Charles Spivey discussed the Navy's nuclear power program when he spoke to students in a physics class at the school.

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  11. Lou Diamond Phillips to Serve Two Years of ProbationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 5 | Al Bawaba

    ... starring role as Ritchie Valens in the 1987 hit film, La Bamba, and now stars in A&E's Longmire, was arrested in Portland, Texas in November after he reportedly stopped to ask directions from a police officer, who realized the 56-year-old actor was ...

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  12. Lou Diamond Phillips takes plea deal for probation in drunk driving arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | KBMT

    ... after entering a guilty plea, said his lawyer Mark DiCarlo. Phillips was arrested at about 1:30 a.m. Nov. 3 in Portland, Texas, a city of about 17,000 residents north of Corpus Christi across Corpus Christi Bay. Other conditions of his plea deal ...

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  13. Actor Lou Diamond Phillips Enters Guilty Plea Deal In DWI CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 4 | The Daily Caller

    Actor Lou Diamond Phillips will avoid jail time after he entered a guilty plea Wednesday in Sinton, Texas, for driving while intoxicated. The 56-year-old actor, probably best known for his role in "La Bamba," was arrested last November in Portland, Texas, for driving while intoxicated, according to the Corpus Christi Caller Times.

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  14. Lou Diamond Phillips Pleads Guilty to DWI, Must Stay Sober for 2 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 4 | TMZ.com

    Lou Diamond Phillips took a plea deal stemming from his DWI arrest ... so now he's gotta stay off the sauce for a couple years. The "La Bamba" actor pled guilty to driving under the influence back in November in Portland, Texas, and was sentenced to 2 years probation ... according to his lawyer.

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  15. Lou Diamond Phillips can't drink for two years following arrest in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 4 | Fox News

    Actor Lou Diamond Phillips reportedly reached a plea deal that will see him serve two years probation following an arrest in Texas this past November. The star was arrested in Portland, Texas last year for suspicion of driving while intoxicated.

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  16. GP's Riley Floerke loves being a daredevil pole vaulterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 2 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    It takes a certain type of personality to be a really good pole vaulter and that description fits Gregory-Portland's Riley Floerke. Just a junior, she is the favorite to make it back to state again this year.

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  17. G-P officials plan to lower speed limit near new elementary schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 30 | The Countywide

    As construction continues on a new elementary school in Portland, district officials will look to make speed limit adjustments to improve safety. Gregory-Portland Independent School District board members discussed progress on the new W.C. Elementary School during Monday night's meeting.

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  18. SPCA Golf Tournament to help build a future for animalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 30 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    ... help is to participate in the 3rd annual SPCA Golf Tournament at Northshore Country Club (801 E. Broadway Blvd. in Portland) on Saturday, April 7th, to benefit the Animal Adoption Center. Want to know more? Visit www.spcasanpatcounty.com . You may ...

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  19. Backwoods Saloon, Ingleside, TXRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 29 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    According to the Ingleside Volunteer Fire Department, crews responded to a call of a fire at the Backwoods Saloon at 1540 Sunray Road. Fire departments from Aransas Pass, Rockport, Fulton, Gregory, Portland and the San Patricio County Fire Marshal's Office assisted in combating the blaze.

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  20. Officials ponder consolidation to conserve San Pat's fresh waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 24 | The Countywide

    ... fresh water, Williams said. District officials recently visited water treatment plants in Aransas Pass, Ingleside, Portland, Taft and Gregory, Williams said. The Aransas Pass plant has additional capacity available, the Portland plant is about five ...

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