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Refugio County General Election voting days, locations set

REFUGIO – the Joint General Elections in Refugio County are scheduled for Saturday, May 4. Election day polling places will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on May 4. Locations in each city are:


Six reported dead in crash of twin-engine plane in Texas

KERRVILLE, Texas (KWTX) Six people are dead after a small plane crashed Monday morning in Kerrville. The twin-engine Beechcraft BE58 went down at around 9 a.m. Monday as the pilot was preparing to land, Federal Aviation Administration officials told local media.


County grand jury issues 40 felony indictments

REFUGIO – A Refugio County grand jury issued 40 adult felony indictments last month, and more are on the way, said Ruby Garcia, district clerk. Among the indictments were two for Katherine Michelle James, 31, of Woodsboro.


Latest oil and gas updates

Beeville Publishing Co. publishes oil and gas permits and completions for the following counties on a weekly basis: Bee, Goliad, Karnes, Nueces, Refugio and San Patricio. For the days of March 28-31, a total of 5 permits were requested and/or approved and 13 well completions were reported for these


North Texas Couple Gets 7 Years In Prison For Forced Labor Of Child

SOUTHLAKE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Mohamed Toure, 58, and Denise Cros-Toure, 58, of Southlake, Texas, were sentenced by a U.S. District judge to seven years in prison each and ordered to pay more than $288,000 in restitution.


Area teams ranked in latest baseball poll

Hallettsville and Refugio remain ranked in the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association’s poll Monday. Hallettsville maintained the No. 2 spot in the Class 3A poll, and Refugio also stayed at No. 2 in the Class 2A poll.


Two Texas men die in head-on crash

LOVING, N.M. (AP) Authorities say two Texas men were killed when their vehicles collided head-on in southeastern New Mexico. The New Mexico State Police says a vehicle driven by R.A. Steve Stephens, 19, of Trinity on Friday crossed the center line of State Road 128 near Loving and collided with a pi


Refugio moves to No. 2 in state poll

Refugio moved up a spot to No. 2 in the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association’s Class 2A state poll. The Bobcats were No. 3 in last week’s poll. Defending state champion Dallardsville Big Sandy remains at No. 1.


Weekend crash leaves one Texas A&M student dead, another injured

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (KWTX) A weekend accident in College Station left a Texas A&M senior dead and a second student injured. Nathan Matos, 22, of New Jersey, died in the two-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon.


Solitary confinement worsens mental illness. A Texas prison program meant to help can feel just as isolating.

TENNESSEE COLONY — For nearly two years, Geremy Sledge sat alone in his Texas prison cell about 23 hours a day. He was placed in solitary confinement — called administrative segregation by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice — after he stabbed another inmate he says stole from him in 2015.


Texas killer dies, questions still remain about girls' death

NAVASOTA, Texas – A man serving 70 years for a 1978 slaying near Houston who was also under investigation in the unsolved killings of several missing girls has collapsed and died in a Texas prison.


Man remains jailed on murder charge after parking lot brawl

BEEVILLE – A 36-year-old male suspect faces a possible life sentence in prison following an attack on a man outside the grocery entrance of the Walmart Supercenter in Beeville Thursday, April 11.


$2 million winning Powerball ticket sold in Texas about to expire

AUSTIN, Texas (KTRK) -- The person who bought a Powerball ticket worth $2 million is about to see their good luck run out. A Quick Pick ticket matching five of the six numbers drawn for the Oct. 27, 2018 drawing was purchased at Valero Corner Store located at 603 Harvey Road, in College Station, but


Friend talks about pilot of plane that crashed in Kerrville

HOUSTON - Six people died Monday in a plane crash on a private ranch in Kerrville, according to officials. The plane departed from the West Houston Airport and crashed just before 9 a.m. while preparing to land at Kerrville Municipal Airport, which is about 6 miles away from the crash scene.


Several lanes closed on Gulf Freeway near Texas City after multi-vehicle crash

TEXAS CITY, Texas — Four lanes are closed on the Gulf Freeway near Hughes Road after a mutli-vehicle crash. The Texas City Police Department said about four to five cars are involved.


Johnson City 7-year-old drowns at Lake Corpus Christi

MATHIS – Around 12:30 p.m. at Lake Corpus Christi State Park in Mathis, panic set in as the park’s superintendent was waved down by a visitor looking for her son. Soon after, a call came in to the San Patricio Sheriff’s Department of a missing 7-year-old boy who was last seen heading back to his cam


Texas mom missing after failing to pick up son from babysitter

MESQUITE, Texas -- A 26-year-old Texas mom was scheduled to pick up her son from the babysitter on Wednesday night, but she never showed up. Prisma Denisse Peralta Reyes was reported missing to the police after friends and family made several attempts to reach her by phone.


What's the state of bees in Texas?

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The number of pollinators — bees, flies, and butterflies — continues to decline in America. So much so, that members of the Texas legislature filed bills to get the state in on their protection.


TxDOT, first responders host simulated work zone crash in Woodsboro

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — According to officials at the Texas Department of Transportation, in their 10-county Corpus Christi District, work zone traffic crashes rose by 52-percent, increasing to 661 in 2018 compared to 434 accidents in 2017.


Two women hit by a car on the southeast side

SAN ANTONIO — Two women were hit a car as they stepped out into traffic on the southeast side late Sunday night. Police say they were not using a crosswalk on Clark Avenue near Goliad around 11:15 p.m.