San Patricio County Newswire

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  1. Voice for a child: Advocates will speak for the children entangled in the legal systemRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Countywide

    Ensuring that children have the best shot at a safe future in what could be the most tumultuous time of their lives is just what the Court Appointed Special Advocates hope to accomplish. Kathy Taylor, who spoke to commissioners Monday during their meeting to solicit their support for the program, said that judges Janna Whatley and Starr Bauer first came up with the idea to develop a CASA program in Bee County.

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  2. Fourth-Grade Students Get Agriculture Lesson at San Patricio FairgroundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KIII

    ... giving the kids a chance to see everything from farm equipment to how to take care of farm animals. The San Patricio County Farm Bureau has been putting on the all-day event for almost 18 years.

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  3. Accused Shooter David Strickland Appears in Court for Pretrial HearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | KIII

    David Strickland, the 27-year old man accused in the 2012 double shooting at Violet Andrews Park in Portland, appeared to be in high spirits Monday morning as he arrived at the San Patricio County for a pretrial hearing. Strickland faces charges of capital murder, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, aggravated assault and aggravated kidnapping.

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  4. Update On Injured HorseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | KIII

    ... ng at a horse rescue in Elgin, Texas If you have any information that could help investigators, call the San Patricio County Sheriff's Office at 361-364-9600.

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  5. Water conservation cited top priority for Texas Agriculture Commissioner candidateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | The Countywide

    As Texas' drought conditions persist, state officials continue to brainstorm water conservation methods, which will be Sid Miller's primary focus if he is elected as Texas' agriculture commissioner in November. Miller spoke to Portland residents Tuesday at the San Patricio County GOP Office during a meet and greet session sponsored by the San Patricio County Republican Women.

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  6. Bandits burglarize barn on CR 666Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | The Countywide

    ... items, including 14 vehicles. Trailers, heavy equipment and vehicles are prime targets for thieves, and San Patricio County Sheriff's Department Lt. Russell Kirk recommended county residents take some simple steps to protect themselves and their ...

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  7. Two killed in Wednesday night wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | The Countywide

    ... , the Portland Police Department, the Portland Fire Department, Taft Emergency Medical Services, and the San Patricio County Sheriff's Department.

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  8. Mutilated Mare Receiving Care in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | The Horse

    A mare found profoundly mutilated and allegedly malnourished is receiving care at a horse rescue in San Patricio County, Texas. Michelle Hird, operator of the Rockport Horse Rescue, said the San Patricio Sheriff's Department called the rescue to pick up the mare on Aug. 26. The 4- or 5-year-old Paint mare had her vagina cut out and was stabbed inside that initial wound, she said.

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  9. TX: RTA Buys 19 New BusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Mass Transit

    ... commonly called "The B" or the RTA, provides public transportation in Nueces County and parts of San Patricio County. Sales tax funds the authority's day-to-day operations and federal grants generally fund capital improvements, including new buses. ...

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  10. Corpus Christi horse rescue tends to mutilated horse with strong will to surviveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Examiner.com

    ... genitals. On Monday, Hird told the story about Yanaha as the horse was discovered on August 23 when the San Patricio County Sheriff's Office asked her to help with an egregious cruelty case inflicted upon a horse. The description of Yanaha's ...

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  11. Tortured, Abused Horse Showing Strong Will to SurviveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | KIII

    ... that the horse wouldn't breed, so they removed the horse's genitals and stabbed her repeatedly. The San Patricio County Sheriff's Department said they think they know who the people responsible are, but could not say when arrests would be made ...

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  12. San Patricio County Authorities Looking for Owner of Abused HorseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | KIII

    3News confirmed Monday that the San Patricio County Sheriff's Office is teaming up with the District Attorney's Office to try and track down and file charges against the owner of an abused horse. It was a little over a month ago when the female horse ...

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  13. Car chase spins out in PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | The Countywide

    A dangerous car chase ended in Portland Saturday night, as pursuing officers disabled a suspect's vehicle. Aransas Pass Police and San Patricio County officers chased a male subject A A A - who was fleeing a crime scene in Aransas Pass - into Portland at 8:55 p.m. Saturday.

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  14. Investigation into Horrible Case of Animal Abuse in San Patricio CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | KIII

    Authorities in San Patricio County are investigating a disturbing case of animal abuse. The horse is currently recuperating at the Rockport Horse Rescue.

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  15. G-P Isd officials concerned about lack of affordable housing to support district's growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | The Countywide

    ... asked. "At all three levels, you'll need to be making some decisions." Oates said that the birth rate in San Patricio County has decreased, but that growth will continue due to migration, new industries and businesses moving into the area, and the ...

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  16. South Texas teen gets 30 years for stabbing womanRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | KSWO

    ... was charged as an adult in the 2013 attack that left 70-year-old Linda Berger wounded. Prosecutors in San Patricio County say Howlett, who's now 17, pleaded guilty to burglary of a habitation and aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon. Howlett was ...

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  17. Preliminary Flood Maps Available in Texas for Aransas, San Patricio CountiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Insurance Journal West

    Newly-released preliminary flood maps for Aransas and San Patricio counties in Texas will help residents and business owners to determine their flood risks and make informed decisions, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency . County officials and FEMA are presenting the preliminary maps to communities and unincorporated areas in order to help leaders and residents identify known flood risks in their area.

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  18. Preliminary Flood Maps Released in Aransas and San Patricio Counties in TexasRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    Homeowners, renters and business owners in Aransas and San Patricio counties in Texas are encouraged to look over newly-released preliminary flood maps in order to determine their flood risks and make informed decisions. County officials and the Federal Emergency Management Agency are presenting the preliminary maps to communities and unincorporated areas in order to help leaders and residents identify known flood risks in their area.

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  19. David Strickland Indicted on More Charges Connected to Portland ShootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | KIII

    The San Patricio County District Attorney's Office confirmed to 3News Monday that 27-year old David Strickland, the man accused in the 2012 double shooting at Violet Andrews Park in Portland, has been indicted on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, aggravated assault and aggravated kidnapping. Strickland was originally indicted earlier this summer for capital murder in the shooting death of Mollie Olgin back in 2012.

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  20. Car Crash Claims the Life of a 29 Year Old Woman in San Patricio CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | KIII

    A single vehicle accident in the San Patricio area turns tragic after one person is left dead. The accident happened on Highway 77 and I-37 in San Patricio County at around 10:30 Sunday morning.

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