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Aransas County News

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Monday Aug 25 | Switched

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.


Related Topix: Texas, Family, Kids, Portland, TX, Rockport, TX

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Countywide

Postcards take you on a trip through time

Tim Delaney photo Pam Wheat Stranahan, left, and Kam Wagert, of the Aransas County Historical Society, are dressed in early 1900s fashion to deliver a presentation on 19th and 20th century postcards.


Related Topix: Collecting, Life, Hobbies, Texas, Fulton, TX, Victoria County, TX, Gonzales County, TX

Fri Aug 15, 2014


Two-Month Old from Fulton Dies After Alleged Child Abuse

A Fulton man who was arrested Wednesday and charged with injury to a child after medical staff at Driscoll Children's Hospital determined that his two-month old had suffered severe abuse may be facing tougher charges.


Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Southwest Farm Press

First cotton harvest in South Texas, variable yields reported

So far harvesting has been limited to dry land cotton in Deep South Texas but combines are expected to move into irrigated fields this week and Ortiz says there are good prospects for substantial yields in the days ahead.


Related Topix: Texas, Weslaco, TX, Cameron County, TX, Agriculture, Science, San Patricio, TX

Wed Aug 06, 2014


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.


Related Topix: Portland, TX, Rockport, TX