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  1. Yukon strikes, kills motorcyclistRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 22 | The Countywide

    A 39-yearold Victoria man wrecked his motorcycle early Monday morning near the weigh station about two miles south of Refugio. Phillip Medellin was traveling north on U.S. Highway 77 on his 2008 Harley-Davidson when "for unknown reasons he went off the road and crashed in the median," said Department of Public Safety Sgt.

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  2. Bauer, Wiginton to wed Nov. 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | The Countywide

    Jeb and LeeAnn Bauer of Refugio announce the engagement of their daughter, Cecilia Leeann Bauer, to Brian Nicholas Wiginton, son of Sheldon Wiginton and Sylvia Barrera-Wiginton of Woodsboro.

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  3. Refugio hosts Fourth activities after several years hiatusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | The Countywide

    Stacey Allen and The Meza Band played for the Fourth of July Bash held at the Refugio Shelly Lion's Club Park, Saturday, July 1. The 361 Tejano group took a break to pose for a photo following their performance at the Fourth of July Bash held Saturday, July 1, at the Refugio County Lion's Club Shelly Park. Children played on a waterslide during the Fourth of July Bash held in Refugio at the Lion's Club Shelly Park, Saturday, July 1. Stacey Allen and The Meza Band played for the Fourth of July Bash held at the Refugio Shelly Lion's Club Park, Saturday, July 1. The 361 Tejano group took a break to pose for a photo following their performance at the Fourth of July Bash held Saturday, July 1, at the Refugio County Lion's Club Shelly Park.

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  4. Refugio Countians celebrate Americana styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | The Countywide

    A 1941 Ford Super Delux driven by Tim Delaney of Bayside is followed by a Model T hot rod driven by Refugio County Commissioner Gary Bourland of Refugio in the Bayside parade July 4. The annual Bayside fireworks show across from the Bayside-Richardson cotton gin was well attended by many Refugio County residents the evening of July 4. A 1941 Ford Super Delux driven by Tim Delaney of Bayside is followed by a Model T hot rod driven by Refugio County Commissioner Gary Bourland of Refugio in the Bayside parade July 4. The annual Bayside fireworks show across from the Bayside-Richardson cotton gin was well attended by many Refugio County residents the evening of July 4. REFUGIO COUNTY - All over the county, people gathered, greeted one another with big smiles, ate hot dogs, apple pie, barbecue, watermelon and a sundry of other holiday staples for Independence Day.

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  5. Tracey Denise BarberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | The Countywide

    Ms. Barber was born April 10, 1964, in Refugio, to Lowell Gene and Becky Wattigny Barber. She was an employee at the Refugio County Hospital.

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  6. Carl Mahan BarnhartRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | The Countywide

    Carl Mahan Barnhart, Jr. died Sunday, July 16, 2017. He had lived in Refugio since 1948.

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  7. Refugio ER project continues on scheduleRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 18 | The Countywide

    Stucco is being added to the back side of EMS quarters and offices July 10. The upgrade of the ER facilities at Refugio County Memorial Hospital will be finished at the end of 2017. An artist rendering of the new ER facilities at Refugio County Memoriral Hospital once it is completed by the end of 2017.

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  8. Fluoride in our drinking waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | The Countywide

    ... water, and it may be necessary to cook with bottled water. If you are on a rural water system, the shallow wells in Refugio county are extremely erratic in Fluoride content and can be dangerously high in Arsenic or Fluoride. For our patients of ...

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  9. Refugio County commissioners give county road reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 4 | The Countywide

    Refugio County commissioners gave their annual assessment of county roads and needs for the coming year Tuesday morning during the court's regular meeting. Commissioner David Vega, Precinct 2, said some bridges in his precinct needed a little attention, and that he was still working on seal coating.

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  10. Goliad, Shiner 4th in Lone Star Cup standings 18 minutes ago AUSTIN - ...Read the original story

    Monday Jul 3 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... 2A standings. Weimar, a district opponent of Shiner, tied for seventh in the Class 2A standings with 48 points, and Refugio tied for 22nd with 36 points. This year's Lone Star Cup winners were The Woodlands in Class 6A, Highland Park in Class 5A, ...

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  11. Port Isabel man survives crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 2 | The Countywide

    With rain pouring down, Refugio County Sheriff's deputies, emergency medical technicians and Refugio Fire Department personnel responded to a single vehicle wreck by the railroad bridge north of Refugio on U.S. Highway 77 on Monday around 3:20 p.m. The driver appeared to be uninjured. With rain pouring down, Refugio County Sheriff's deputies, emergency medical technicians and Refugio Fire Department personnel responded to a single vehicle wreck by the railroad bridge north of Refugio on U.S. Highway 77 on Monday around 3:20 p.m. The driver appeared to be uninjured.

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  12. 2017 Crop Tour features drone farmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 27 | The Countywide

    Jinha Jung, Ph.D., with Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, operates a drone during a demonstration at the 2017 Refugio County crop tour on Wednesday, June 14. Drones are capable of collecting all kinds of data on crops, including bud size, plant size and any problems occurring. Jinha Jung, Ph.D., with Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, operates a drone during a demonstration at the 2017 Refugio County crop tour on Wednesday, June 14. Drones are capable of collecting all kinds of data on crops, including bud size, plant size and any problems occurring.

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  13. Helen FrankeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 27 | The Countywide

    ... In 1959, she graduated Stevenson's Beauty College in Corpus Christi and went on to open her own beauty salon in Refugio, TX. A few years later she moved to Runge, TX, and married Fred Franke. Here she had her daughter, Ellen, and started up Franke's ...

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  14. Juneteenth theme: Struggle for freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 26 | The Countywide

    Refugio was a place of history, and all get along here - Hispanics, whites and blacks, said Juneteenth featured speaker Adley Scott. The Juneteenth Celebration of Freedom was held at the Refugio County Community Center on Friday and Saturday, June 16-17.

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  15. Funnel clouds spotted in the areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 26 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    According to the National Weather Service, the atmosphere is favorable for funnel clouds in the following counties: Kleberg, Nueces, San Patricio, Refugio and Calhoun, including the cities of Corpus Christi, Ingleside, Aransas Pass, Kingsville, Sinton, Mathis Rockport, Woodsboro and Port Lavaca.

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  16. Woodsboro cold case opened againRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 24 | The Countywide

    ... has reopened the case with the help of a special task force in Austin made up of top law enforcement investigators. REFUGIO - Sheriff Pinky Gonzales has reopened a cold case involving the death of Paul Lopez at his home in Woodsboro on June 25, ...

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  17. All-star season kicks offRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 24 | The Countywide

    Beeville's Luke Roznovsky swings at a pitch in the first inning of his team's 17-4 win over North Live Oak County in the minor baseball tournament in Refugio Sunday. Beeville's Damien Vasquez throws a pitch in the first inning of his team's victory over North Live Oak County in the minor baseball tournament in Refugio Sunday.

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  18. Today Service for June 23, 2017 20 minutes ago BROOKS, NORMA, 78, of...Read the original story

    Jun 22, 2017 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... urial 2:30 p.m. at Sapenter Cemetery of Goliad, Grace Funeral Home of Goliad, 361-645-3216. VALENZUELA, ELIA, 77, of Refugio: Receiving 5 p.m. with Rosary at 7 p.m. at Moore Funeral Home, 361-526-4334.

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  19. Elia Reyna ValenzuelaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | The Countywide

    Our loving mother and grandmother, Elia Reyna Valenzuela entered into eternal peace on June 20, 2017. Ella was born on May 25, 1940, in Refugio to Antonio J. and Romula Contreras Reyna.

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  20. Refugio gets update on Little League field improvementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | The Countywide

    Refugio City Councilwoman Karen Watts was appointed Mayor Pro Tem by Mayor Wanda Dukes Tuesday night, June 13, with the unanimous approval of the city council. Refugio City Councilwoman Karen Watts was appointed Mayor Pro Tem by Mayor Wanda Dukes Tuesday night, June 13, with the unanimous approval of the city council.

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