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The age of the Live Oak County Rodeo Parade Association’s newest star cowboy is ... 7
By BEN TINSLEY The Progress GEORGE WEST – At the tender age of 7, young cowboy Christian Hernandez has more than earned his spurs in the world of Texas rodeo. Last month, when it was discovered the...
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Beeville Publishing Co. publishes oil and gas permits and completions for the following counties on a weekly basis: Atascosa, Bee, Goliad, Karnes, Live Oak, McMullen, Refugio and San Patricio. For ...
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Cause of late Feb. GW restaurant fire ruled accidental
By Ben Tinsley The Progress GEORGE WEST – The late February fire that completely destroyed the Agave Jalisco Restaurant on 403 Nueces Street has been ruled an accident, Police Chief Rey Garcia repo...
Apr 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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McMullen County Student wins big at Houston Livestock Show
MCMULLEN COUNTY – Seventh grader Colton McCartney of Tilden recently won the title of Grand Champion Red Angus Market Steer at the Houston Livestock Show with his Heavy Weight steer. Colton partici...
Apr 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Friends Of George’ organizes to promote transparency at GW city hall
By Ben Tinsley The Progress GEORGE WEST – A group of area residents concerned about the appearance of the town, as well as a perceived lack of accountability, communication and transparency from Ci...
Apr 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘If this doesn’t stop, there are going to be consequences.’ DA says Skidmore 8-liner raid was a warning to offenders
By Ben Tinsley The Progress Area District Attorney Jose Aliseda has drawn a line in the sand for eight-liner offenders in Bee, Live Oak and McMullen counties. “If this doesn’t stop, there are going...
Apr 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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281 GRAMS GW officers discover at least $80,000 in cocaine strapped to woman’s right thigh after traffic stop
by Ben Tinsley
Apr 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
By Ben Tinsley The Progress GEORGE WEST – Authorities discovered 281 grams of cocaine strapped to the inside of a woman’s right thigh following a late March traffic stop inside town. “The package s...
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Beeville Publishing Co. publishes oil and gas permits and completions for the following counties on a weekly basis: Atascosa, Bee, Goliad, Karnes, Live Oak, McMullen, Refugio and San Patricio. For ...
Manager and organizers prepare to take Salsa Fest to the next level
Apr 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
By Ben Tinsley The Progress THREE RIVERS – The all-new, all-different incarnation of Salsa Fest is well underway—with a new location, enthusiastic volunteers and a definitive game plan, the event’s...
‘CHECKS’ AND BALANCES Fire ban rescinded; library donation accepted in Live Oak Commisioners Court
by Ben Tinsley
Apr 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
By Ben Tinsley The Progress GEORGE WEST – Friday’s Live Oak County Commissioners Court meeting was made notable by the official rescinding of a long-standing county-wide burn ban as well as the don...
Try the 2014 Live Oak County Fair Photo Contest!
Apr 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Want to be a shutterbug? Live your life behind the lens of a camera? You might just get your start if you can win the 2014 Live Oak County Fair Photo Contest! You can submit up to 10 of your favori...
HOOP! THERE IT IS! George West varsity trounces Texas DPS, 52 to 33, in ground-breaking basketball charity game
Apr 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
By Ben Tinsley The Progress GEORGE WEST – Hundreds of fans crammed into a local gym March 26 to witness a ground-breaking game of basketball between the George West Longhorns and troopers with the ...

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File photo of fire boat response crews battling the blazing remnants of the offshore oil rig Deepwater Horizon off Louisiana
Four years after the Deepwater Horizon spill, oil is still washing up on the long sandy beaches o...
2014-04-18 05:36:58 -0500
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Handout photo shows mobile phones seized by Mississippi authorities at prisons across the state
By Colleen Jenkins WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina (Reuters) - Cellphones smuggled into prisons by ...
2014-04-18 06:02:02 -0500
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A man walks past a row of General Motors vehicles at a Chevrolet dealership on Woodward Avenue in Detroit, Michigan
If General Motors Co creates a fund to compensate victims of its faulty ignition switches, an opt...
2014-04-18 07:03:17 -0500
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This Week in The Civil War, for week of Sunday, April 20: Confederate ram at battle of Plymouth, ...
2014-04-18 08:01:30 -0500
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