A Renaissance in Portland
Pictured from left to right, First Community Bank's LeRoy Cornelius, Portland Chamber of Commerce Director Colette Walls, Chamber Membership Director Christi Pruitt and Mayor David Krebs pose for pictures during last year's Taste of Portland. Expect to see a varied assortment of lords, queens, kings, maidens, knights, wenches and jesters at Portland's Northshore Country Club Sept.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Man faces trial over South Texas park slaying
A South Texas man accused in a 2012 park attack that left a woman dead and her girlfriend hurt has pleaded not guilty to capital murder. Strickland, who waived arraignment on Thursday, has been held without bond since his June arrest in Helotes , near San Antonio.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Council members eye city's needs during tour
City Council members toured Portland and its extraterritorial jurisdiction Tuesday to review upcoming projects and initiatives. A city bus transported the Council and a few staff members on a tour that visited around a dozen locations throughout the city, and an area behind the Gregory-Portland High School that the Council is considering for annexation.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Sparking student excitement
Gregory-Portland student Samuel Kinstley practices welding techniques he will use while participating in the school's new dual credit welding program. New equipment and labs were tested Aug. 28 at Gregory-Portland High School as staff and students celebrated the opening of the school's new dual credit welding program.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Hot Jobs: Sept. 9, 2014
This week's Hot Jobs report is courtesy of Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend. Location Alice, Texas Job Number 6304012 Title Mechanics Salary $14.00 Hour to $25.00 Hour, Depending on Experience Qualifications Three years prior experience as an Automotive Master Mechanic required.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
The Cuero Record, Cuero, Texas
Sue and Mark Doehrman of Meyersville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Dacey Marie Doehrman of Meyersville, to Bobby Layne Nance of Seguin, son of Laura Havelka, of New Braunfels, and Donna and Brian Nance of Seguin.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Gregory-Portland ISD staff 'all got raises'
Melissa Franco de Gonzales was recognized for her Parents as Partners work at the G-P ISD convocation at the junior high Aug. 14. Gregory-Portland ISD instructors received welcome news from Assistant Superintendent Darla Czerwinski during the district convocation held at the junior high Aug. 14. "You all got raises!" Czerwinski exclaimed, and ... (more)
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Cops Pull Mom, Terrified Kids From Car At Gunpoint
A few weeks ago, Texas officers received a call that the driver of a beige or tan Toyota was waving a gun out his window on the highway.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Portland police arrest trio on prostitution charges
Three Houston-area adults, who were advertising the sexual services of three juvenile females, were arrested in Portland last weekend.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Rachel Garza, left, is introduced as a new member of the Gregory-Portland ISD staff Tuesday.
With the new school year closing in, Gregory-Portland ISD officials welcomed new teachers and staff to the district during a breakfast Tuesday at the high school cafeteria.
More than just another venue
ONE of the latest entertainment spots along the Portland coastline, Di Atlantic Entertainment Centre, has ambitious plans to become more than just another venue.