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Wednesday | The Countywide

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.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Countywide

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.

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Jamaica Observer

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.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

KAUZ

Suspect in deadly park attack in Texas indicted

A 27-year-old man has been indicted on a capital murder charge for a 2012 attack at a South Texas park that left a woman dead and her girlfriend hurt.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Countywide

Warning shot sends gangsters scurrying away

In what was most likely a case of mistaken identity, three males - who may have been gang members - recently threatened a Portland man.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Countywide

Crystal Jemison will be the drum major for the Gregory-Portland marching band this season.

The Gregory-Portland High School marching band has begun practicing up to seven hours per day, and senior Crystal Jemison is providing some needed leadership to help members get through the hot days.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Countywide

Safety comes first for emergency planning committee

Assistant Editor The Coastal Plan Local Emergency Planning Committee Corporation hosted their Thursday, July 17, meeting at the San Patricio County Civic Center in Sinton.

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The Beaumont Enterprise

Three charged in South Texas prostitution bust

A man and two women were charged Saturday with aggravated promotion of prostitution, a first degree felony, by Portland Police.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Tip leads to prostitution bust involving Houston girls in the...

A frantic call from a mother led area police and sheriffs deputies on a search for an underage girl from Houston, who was being held against her will.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Switched

Mom's 124-Mph Joyride With Kids In Car Lands Her In Jail

A Maine mother busted for driving 124 mph with her two children in the car in April has been sentenced to six months in jail, and police say she's now facing a driving under the influence charge.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

KIII

Hot Jobs: Aug. 5, 2014

This week's Hot Jobs report is courtesy of Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

The Countywide

Opry all-star lineup set Aug. 7

The Refugio Country Opry will host an all-star line-up at the Refugio Country Fairgrounds, Expo building Thursday, Aug. 7. Next week's show will feature special guest Stacey Stark, John Sisk, L.A. Zadansky, along with the award-winning Opry Band, "Best of the Best."

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Countywide

G-P's Wilson dedicated to special needs students

Lori Wilson was hired by Gregory-Portland ISD to establish the girls' softball program in 1994, and she has been in integral part of the school's athletic program ever since.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

First Community Bank to have grand opening

First Community Bank will host its grand opening and ribbon cutting at 4 p.m. Thursday at the bank in Whispering Creek Shopping Center, 6252 N. Navarro St. The bank has been open in temporary office space in One O'Connor Plaza while remodeling the Navarro Street building, which officially opened for business on Monday.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Countywide

Benjamin Falk poses next to one of the Black Hawk helicopters he flies for the U.S. Army Reserve.

Benjamin Falk is able to observe San Patricio County from angles that are unfamiliar to most residents.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Countywide

Construction on Voestalpine's $740 million facility pushes ahead

Construction has begun on Voestalpine's dock, which will span 1,030 feet. The dock will be finished in April of next year.

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