In the Media


Mathis visits Capitol for ‘San Patricio County Day’

Feb. 23, 2017

The San Patricio County EDC organized “San Patricio County Day” at the State Capitol on Feb. 15...

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Mathis EDC welcomes back board members for second term

Feb. 20, 2017

The Mathis Economic Development Cooperation swore in Frank Galvan, Elvira Chavez and Michelle Herrera as directors last week. The three directors were previously on the Mathis EDC board and were welcomed back...

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Downtown revitalization grant approval proves big things come to those who wait

Feb. 18, 2017

Mathis Economic Development Cooperation Executive Director Doug Dowler has been hard at work since getting the job a little more than two years ago, applying for grants and fixing up the downtown area. And finally it seems...

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Mathis EDC welcomes new business in the new year

Jan. 14, 2017

The Mathis Economic Development Cooperation is starting off 2017 with a full plate, as they reported during Monday night’s city council meeting, with new business offerings along with their ongoing efforts...

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Newsmaker of the year: The City of Mathis

Dec. 29, 2016

2016 has been an interesting year for Mathis. The town has had a famous heavy metal band crash their tour bus here, had quit a few fires, got cozy with some Alpacas...

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Two men and a little city

Dec. 19, 2016

The Mathis Economic Development Cooperation welcomed two project planners Nov. 29. The two will begin presenting ideas and thoughts about the downtown revitalization project...

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Downtown revitalization, business gain ground

Nov. 20, 2016

During Monday’s City Council meeting, Mathis Economic Development Cooperation Director Doug Dowler gave his monthly report on various projects the EDC has in the pipeline...

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Shop (small) ’Til You Drop

Nov. 19, 2016

With Small Business Saturday, also known to as “Shop Small Saturday,” happening Nov. 26, it’s a perfect time to get out and explore what Mathis has to offer...

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Downtown finally getting a facelift

Oct. 16, 2016

During the Sept. 26 city council meeting, Economic Development Corporation Director Doug Dowler and David Underbrink presented all new plans for a downtown revitalization project...

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Mathis EDC helps out local BBQ

Sept. 1, 2016

Mathis Economic Development Corporation Executive Director Doug Dowler presents Michael and Gail Smolik with a check on Monday...

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New Mathis EDC members sworn in

March 29, 2016

Three new Mathis Economic Development Corporation members were sworn in at the city council meeting March 14...

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Austin consultants talk downtown revitalization

March 19, 2016

The Mathis Economic Development Cooperation hosted a meeting last Friday with the Mike Barnes Group, an economic development consultant firm out of Austin who specialize in downtown revitalization...

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New EDC director is a man on a mission

Jan. 2, 2016

Doug Dowler has only been on the job as new executive director of the Economic Development Center here in Mathis for two weeks, but he’s already off and running with plans for the city’s future...

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