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  1. Reynaldo "Rey" Ybarra Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | The Countywide

    Mr. Ybarra was born Sept. 11, 1980, in Taft to and Irene and Reynaldo Ybarra Sr. He was a lifelong resident of Sinton and worked as a construction worker.

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  2. Taft library looks to future after celebrating 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 28 | The Countywide

    Taft Public Library board members, friends and volunteers Mary Griffin, Peggy Encinia, Izzy Vogt, Mary Garcia, Dorothy Rotzler and Velma Poenisch listen to the State of Texas proclamation, read by Melanie Hickey, honoring the Taft Library for 90 years of public service during the library's birthday party Monday. Taft city council member Lolo Hernandez recognizes Taft Public Library board member Dorothy Rotzler for 22 years of service to the community and library Monday during the library's 90th birthday party.

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  3. Michael Lee McGalliardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 26 | The Countywide

    ... Kimper and Lexy Herrera; and brother, Bobby McGalliard. Visitation was held at Colonial Funeral Home, 204 N. Meyer, Taft, Texas on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 1 p.m. with a chapel service starting at 2 p.m. Services were officiated by Pastor Hugh ...

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  4. Gulf Coast Ventures give commissioners ExxonMobil updateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 25 | The Countywide

    ... to our community and their stock holders to minimize the emissions and ensure the good health of our community." Taft resident Melanie Schmitt also attended the meeting and said, "There's a whole rural community just down wind from this plant that ...

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  5. EVERSON, Syrilla H.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 25 | Dayton Daily News

    ... was committed to the idea of social justice. She was a feminist before feminism had a name. Syrilla taught English at Taft High School where she also advised the Taft Tribune. She loved her Tribune kids. She had been a newspaper reporter and editor ...

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  6. 6 Investigates Follows-Up: Taft City Council Reinstates Police ChiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    The Taft Police Chief once charged with official oppression has been returned to duty in a special called meeting of the Taft City Council, today. Taft Mayor Pedro Lopez confirms the five-member city council unanimously voted to allow Klaus "Bill" Mansion back to work after giving him paid leave following Mansion's indictment on an official oppression charge, earlier this year.

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  7. College hosts - TRIO Tuesday' for high schoolersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | The Countywide

    The Coastal Bend College TRIO Talent Search (TS), Upward Bound (UB) and Upward Bound GOST (George West, Odem, Sinton and Taft) programs recently hosted TRIO Tuesday at the College's Beeville location. TRIO Tuesday is an event that will be hosted at ...

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  8. Roberto "Prope" Adame Torres Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | The Countywide

    Mr. Torres was born Oct. 4, 1957, in Sinton to Roberto and Margarita Torres. He was a lifelong resident of Taft and a welder and an instructor for Gulf Marine for more than 30 years.

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  9. No charges for Taft Police ChiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | KIII

    San Patricio County District Attorney Sam Smith has decided to dismiss an oppression charge against the town's police chief, according to the San Patricio County News.

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  10. Case dismissed against Taft Police ChiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    New information reports that a case against Taft's Chief of Police has been dismissed. Last week, we told you how Chief Klaus Mansion was under indictment for official oppression after a young man said the chief ran him out of town under the threat of jail.

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  11. Christopher Perez TobarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | The Countywide

    Mr. Perez was born Dec. 16, 1985, in Taft to Teodoro and Julia Tobar. He had been a resident of Victoria since 2004 and was a former resident of Sinton.

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  12. Salvador B. Rodriguez Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | The Countywide

    Mr. Rodriguez was born July 28, 1964, in Sinton to Salvador Ramos and Anita Rodriguez. He was a 1986 graduate of Taft High School.

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  13. Oralia M. CastilloRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | The Countywide

    ... Eloy Martinez and Steve Martinez, both of Sinton, Felipe Castillo III. of Corpus Christi, Pete (Tayna) Gonzales of Taft; daughters, Sabina (Randy) Richter of Sinton, Lupe (John) Rios of Corpus Christi, Olivia (Danny) Lira of Portland; brothers, ...

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  14. Vigil set for Tommy Garcia, longtime Northside ISD principal, whoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | MySanAntonio.com

    A vigil is planned tonight for Tommy Garcia , the principal at Taft High School in the Northside Independent School District for almost 13 years who died Tuesday after a short illness, officials said. The high school student body has organized the memorial at 6:30 p.m. at the band practice pad on the Taft campus to honor their principal.

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  15. Rene (Renegade) Guajardo,Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | The Countywide

    Rene Guajardo, 65, of Taft, Texas, passed away on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at his home in Taft surrounded by his loving family. Rene Guajardo, 65, of Taft, Texas, passed away on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at his home in Taft surrounded by his loving family.

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  16. Church marks 140 yearsRead the original story

    May 17, 2017 | The Brownsville Herald

    ... up Sunday School groups. Both opened schools for the Mexican children - Presbyterian School for Mexican girls in Taft, Texas, which later joined forces with the Presbyterian Pan American School in Kingsville in 1956. In 1917, a new building was ...

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  17. Joe T. ChavezRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | The Countywide

    Mr. Chavez was born Dec. 28, 1933, in Taft to Jose P. and Consuelo Chavez. He owned and operated Chavez Trucking Company.

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  18. Elida Soto MorenoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | The Countywide

    Mrs. Moreno was born July 19, 1934, in Taft to Juan and Celia Soto. She was a resident of Sinton since 1956 and was a former resident of Gregory.

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  19. San Pat News wins Texas press awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | The Countywide

    Judges credited the award to the San Patricio County News' "nice mix of hard news and feature work." They reviewed the paper's local coverage of the nationwide heroin epidemic, a race-related lawsuit in the city of Taft, the life of local business owner and philanthropist Tony Kunitz and feature stories on both Martin Muffler and the Joy and David Moore family.

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  20. Imogene MantheyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | The Countywide

    Imogene Manthey, 90, of Gillett, Texas, passed away Sunday, April 30, 2017 in Converse, Texas. She was born January 19, 1927, in Taft, Texas to William Hubert Rogers and Ida Lee Rogers.

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