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  1. New Taft welding program equipping students with in-demand skillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Countywide

    ... to get the school dual-credit certified by next semester. With the explosion of the industry sector in San Patricio County, he says its a trade that's important for the school to offer. "We're working on dual credit welding with Del Mar. We should ...

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  2. County hires advisor to look at possible road bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Countywide

    ... amount and when it will go before voters is further down the road, but County Judge Terry Simpson said San Patricio County citizens are ready for the court to move forward. "The people that live out in the county are getting quite irritated with the ...

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  3. Nueces County leaders approve $12M for new bridgeRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | KXXV-TV Waco

    Nueces County has pledged at least $12 million toward a new Harbor Bridge in Corpus Christi that could cost as much as $1 billion. The Corpus Christi Caller-Times reports San Patricio County, Corpus Christi and the Port of Corpus Christi also are providing funds, right of way authorization or other contributions.

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  4. Lozano encourages Republicans to attend Swearing-In Day eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Countywide

    With Election Day over, and the next round of political leaders decided, San Patricio County Republicans discussed upcoming initiatives Tuesday at Portland's Northshore Country Club. The San Patricio County Republican Women hosted a luncheon at the club, and state Rep. J.M. Lozano encouraged residents to attend Swearing-In Day activities, which will be held in Austin Jan. 13, 2015.

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  5. Blotter 20 minutes ago Arrested VICTORIA - Antonio Lee Barrera, 64,...Read the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | The Victoria Advocate

    Antonio Lee Barrera, 64, of Victoria, by deputies Thursday on a warrant charging him with violation of probation in a driving while intoxicated - third or more case. VICTORIA - Ashley Longoria, 31, of Victoria, by troopers Thursday on a San Patricio County warrant charging her with violation of probation in a possession of marijuana case.

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  6. Council addresses annexation concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | The Countywide

    ... currently respond to fire, EMS and police calls in the area, because they are closer in proximity than San Patricio County departments. But service calls are rerouted from the county to the city. "So, this would make emergency response time ...

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  7. Two Texas men, ages 63 and 55, charged with animal cruelty after...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Daily Mail

    Two Texas men have been arrested on animal cruelty charges after allegedly mutilating a horse so badly that she later died from wounds to her genitals and anus. Arturo Aleman, 63, and Erasmo Nunez, 55, reportedly tied up the mare, named Yanaha, and cut off her genitals, before leaving her for dead in a field they owned near Gregory in San Patricio County.

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  8. Texas men arrested in fatal horse genital mutilation caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... was found with large wounds to her genital and anal regions on his property in Gregory in August. Photo: San Patricio County Sheriff's Office Erasmo Nunez, 55, faces one count of cruelty to livestock animal - a Class A misdemeanor punishable by up ...

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  9. 2 Texas men arrested in fatal horse genital mutilation caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... from wounds to her genitals and anus. Arturo Marques Aleman, 63, and Erasmo Nunez, 55, were booked into San Patricio County Jail on Nov. 19 on charges of cruelty to livestock animal - a Class A misdemeanor punishable by up to one year in jail - ...

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  10. Leadership Portland students not running for public office anytime soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | The Countywide

    ... Prisoners are held for a maximum of 24 hours at the city's small jail, before being transferred to the San Patricio County Jail in Sinton, Cano said. The tour's last stop was at the fire department, where new Chief Lyle Lombard explained some of the ...

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  11. Gay rights activists rally at Strickland hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | The Countywide

    Gay rights activists who came from as far as Harlingen and San Antonio rallied outside the San Patricio County Courthouse Friday prior to a hearing for a man who is accused of shooting two women in Portland. Members from PFLAG - Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays - travelled from Harlingen to show support for Mary Kristene Chapa prior to David Strickland's hearing Friday morning.

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  12. Walking the Coastal Bend, Discovering its heritageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | The Countywide

    ... was from the mid United States and made wooden barrels, and later he was a justice of the peace in San Patricio County. His stepson Dr. John Tunnell partnered with Pape to catalog the collection. Jace said his grandfather was known as Dr. John. He ...

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  13. Two men indicted for mutilating horse in San Patricio CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Examiner.com

    Erasmo Nunez and Arturo Aleman of San Patricio County have been indicted for animal cruelty charges in connection with cutting the genitalia from a five-year-old, neglected and undernourished paint mare in August reported kztv.com. Nunez faces one charge of cruelty to livestock and posted a $1,500 bond. 1 comment

  14. Pair Indicted in Mare Mutilation CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | The Horse

    In August, San Patricio County personnel discovered a 4- or 5-year-old Paint mare with multiple injuries . Michelle Hird, operator of the Rockport Horse Rescue, in Rockport, Texas, said someone had cut out the mare's genitalia and stabbed her inside the initial wound.

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  15. Standing up for veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | The Countywide

    ... and their families was held Tuesday at Portland's Northshore Country Club to celebrate Veterans Day. The San Patricio County Republican Women hosted the event, which featured several guest speakers with military backgrounds. Former U.S. Navy ...

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  16. Fatal 2012 Attack on Texas Lesbian Couple 'Not A Hate Crime'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Advocate

    ... Portland park, according to the affidavit. Olgin did not survive." Protestors assembled in front of the San Patricio County Courthouse on Friday to object to the decision not to try the case as a hate crime. District Attorney Michael Welborn told ...

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  17. City Council Approves Agreement to Study Costs of Desal PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | KIII

    Council members approved Tuesday a letter of agreement to study the cost of building a desalination plant for industrial use here in the Coastal Bend. The agreement between the City, the Port of Corpus Christi, the San Patricio County Water Management District and 11 local industrial plants calls for the study, which is expected to cost $300,000.

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  18. Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc. Announces Project AwardRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | Business Wire

    ... Fabrication, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, with fabrication facilities located in Houma, Louisiana, and San Patricio County, Texas, is a leading fabricator of offshore drilling and production platforms, hull and/or deck sections of floating ...

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  19. LGBT Supports Protest David Strickland's Arraignment HearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | KIII

    It has been more than two years since 19-year old Mollie Olgin was fatally shot at a Portland Park and her girlfriend, Kristene Chapa, was severely injured. On Friday, David Strickland, the man accused in the shooting, was at the San Patricio County Courthouse for a court appearance.

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  20. A fine bit of horsefleshRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Countywide

    ... Star Horse Club launched its new South Texas Horse Show Series with its warm-up show held Oct. 25 at the San Patricio County Fairgrounds in Sinton. Show organizers wanted an alternative showing experience in the South Texas area, and it paid off. ...

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