Beginning soon, Meals on Wheels South Texas will bring the area’s first-ever AmeriCorps Seniors Project to the Crossroads.
With the 88th Texas Legislative Session beginning Tuesday, Rep. Geanie Morrison, who has served in the Texas House of Representatives since 1998, is looking forward to getting back to work and representing three new counties after the last redistricting process.
While it is early in the legislative session, with the first day being more ceremonial than business, Morrison is waiting to get to know her new colleagues and her committee assignments before filling her own legislation but she sees Higher Education, economic development and border security as priorities in this legislative session.
Incoming Refugio County Judge Jhiela Poynter defeated fellow Republican Sylvia Barrera-Wiginton earlier this year to secure the Republican nomination, and ran unopposed in the general election. She will succeed current County Judge Robert Blaschke, who decided not to run for reelection after serving two terms.
Blaschke, who ousted Democrat Rene Mascorro from his seat in 2014 to first take office, led Refugio County through Hurricane Harvey’s 2017 impact and a drop in taxable property values.
This year, area high school students from Goliad, Hallettsville, Refugio, Victoria and Cuero are joining forces to celebrate Giving Tuesday on Nov. 29 with Golden Crescent Habitat for Humanity in a big way as they begin a home build for residents at 102 Myra.
Q: How do hospitals hire so many nurses every year?
A: In the wake of Community Health Systems trying to create a controversial nursing program at DeTar Healthcare System the question as to why hospitals hire so many nursing school graduates each year came up. The answer is twofold.
Deputies in Goliad and Refugio County, among others, participated in an Operation Lone Star Task Force 48-hour enhanced operation, conducting 110 traffic stops which resulted in 26 arrests.
Five years after Hurricane Harvey devastated Refugio, residents say they'll never forget the storm and that they still feel its impacts.
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