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Campers improve skills at football clinic
Desmond Brown went from Houston to Austin to Victoria after Hurricane Harvey ripped through Refugio last year. He returned to Refugio in time to attend school but was shaken by the experience.
Former Longhorns Participate in Youth Clinic
VICTORIA, Texas - A pair of former Longhorns are doing their part to give back. Former Texas standouts Jaxon Shipley and David Ash came to Victoria on Saturday to participate in the first annual South Texas Holiday Football Clinic. The event, organized by Refugio native Oscar Lewis' Taiger Fuel Athl
Council sells bulk water to Ready Mix Concrete
REFUGIO – A bulk water sale was approved last week by the Refugio City Council to supply water to a wind farm, likely E.ON Energy, which is preparing to build a wind farm in southwest Refugio County.
Woodsboro’s Garrett Burns signs with TAMUK
WOODSBORO – A dream that began approximately six years ago was realized last Wednesday in Woodsboro. With family, coaches, administrators, staff, and student body on hand, senior Garrett Burns signed a letter of intent to throw the discus and shot put for Texas A&M-Kingsville.
Here's what's at risk in the Texas Obamacare ruling
(CNN)Whether you know it or not, Obamacare has affected nearly every American. The Affordable Care Act does far more than allow millions of people to get health insurance through exchanges or Medicaid expansion.
Copano Cabana Bayside food truck opens
BAYSIDE – After city ordinance amendments, health permits and food permits, Garry Lankford finally started business with his food truck near Naylor’s Nursery in Bayside last week.
Collins says Texas court ruling on ACA 'will be overturned on appeal'
Washington (CNN)Maine Republican Sen. Susan Collins predicted Sunday that a Texas judge's decision striking down Obamacare would likely be overturned. "I think this will be overturned on appeal," Collins said Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union." She added, "There's no reason why the individual mand
Santa Claus is coming to Bayside
In a town with divided opinions and problems, like most towns, Shelly Curtis and Doug Kanoot wanted to do something that might be unifying. The couple especially wanted to do something that showed the residents they were cared about. This started last year after Hurricane Harvey.
Nation's top JUCO corner flips commitment from Oregon to Texas A&M
Texas A&M is getting some immediate help in the secondary. Four-star Arizona Western College cornerback Elijah Blades gave the Aggies a verbal commitment this weekend. Blades announced his decision via Twitter.
Two of three lawmen wounded in Houston shootout had Beeville connections
BEEVILLE — Two of the law enforcement officers shot and wounded in a confrontation while serving a warrant in Houston Tuesday had Beeville connections. “He is our son,” Beeville resident Tommy Hensley said Friday when he was contacted.
Trip planned to Cuernavaca, Mexico City to enjoy cuisine and culture
BEEVILLE – Cuernavaca and Mexico City: Cuisine and Culture is the next Mexico adventure planned by Kay Past’s Cuernavaca friends Dalel Cortés and Jaime Palmer and scheduled for Feb. 19-24, 2019.
'Santa' shot at while driving on Texas freeway: report
One Texas man won’t appear on Santa Claus’ “Nice List” after opening fire Tuesday on another man dressed up as Santa. A man wearing a Santa costume, whose identity remains unknown but was identified by police as "Santa," and his wife – referred to by police as "Mrs. Claus" – were driving home when t
United Way of the Coastal Bend donates money to aid hurricane victims in Refugio County
REFUGIO (Kiii News) — Some people over in Refugio county will finally receive some long overdue relief from Hurricane Harvey. The United Way of the Coastal Bend presented a $450,000 grant to the Refugio County Volunteer Reception Center.
Falls City carries mySouTex flag into semifinals
BEEVILLE – And we’re officially down to one. Falls City is the lone mySouTex area team left alive in the hunt for a state football championship. The Beavers won the 2A Division II Region IV Championship Thursday night with a thrilling 30-28 win over Burton at the Alamodome.
Nueces County to lose tax revenue from OxyChem plant piers
CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) — The Texas Supreme Court has decided not to hear Nueces County's arguments on why it should get the property tax revenue from some piers belonging to the OxyChem plant in Ingleside.
Corpus Christi, Rockport ranked top romantic getaways
Couples looking for that perfect romantic getaway may consider traveling to the Coastal Bend. Corpus Christi and Rockport recently made TripAdvisor's list of 11 super romantic Texas getaways for couples.
No bites on police bait car
BEEVILLE – Police Chief Robert J. Bridge had heard several radio calls from fellow officers on patrol last Friday night and early Saturday morning. It was obvious the wee hours after midnight would be warmer than usual for Dec. 1. A cool breeze out of the south made the weather comfortable for shirt
Gallery: Refugio bests Shiner in Class 2A, Division I regional playoff
Refugio defeats Shiner during Friday's Class 2A, Division I regional playoff game at Dub Farris Athletic Complex in San Antonio. I'm originally from Arizona and studied print journalism at Arizona State's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Check out my new Twitter series #C
Port of Corpus Christi takes big step forward on Harbor Island crude oil terminal
A proposed marine storage terminal that will load massive amounts of crude oil for the Port of Corpus Christi has taken a big step forward. The commission approved a nearly $5.4 million contract with Rockport-based Derrick Construction Company Inc. to demolish three existing docks at Harbor Island t
Lawmen offer tips to protect homes, property during Christmas season
BEEVILLE – Law enforcement officials in Bee County are urging residents to take precautions during the days before Christmas to avoid thefts. Beeville Police Department Chief Robert J. Bridge said one of the most important steps citizens can take is to watch what is going on around them.