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Good times, great stories for 28 years
For the 28th consecutive year, on the first Saturday in November, stories will come to life around the Live Oak County square in downtown George West. George West Storyfest originated in 1989 when ...
Nov 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Variety of music to be offered at Storyfest this year
Musical entertainment at Storyfest is always varied, and this year will be no different. Visitors to this year’s festival may choose to listen to Americana, Tejano, Christian Rock, folk, or rock mu...
Nov 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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This year’s Johnny Campbell Cowboy Gathering is filled with award winners
For the third consecutive year, George West Storyfest will present the Johnny Campbell Cowboy Gathering in honor of Live Oak County’s own cowboy poet. Prior to his death in 2014, Johnny was the onl...
Oct 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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State to dedicate historical marker at Murphy Ranch House site Oct. 22
ECHO – The Live Oak County Historical Commission invites the public to celebrate the unveiling Saturday, Oct. 22, of a Recorded Texas Historical Landmark (RTHL) marker for the Murphy Ranch House at...
Oct 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Riders on the Orphan Train’ coming soon to Dobie West Theatre
George West – The Dobie West Theatre in George West will present a multimedia show about “The Riders on the Orphan Train” on Saturday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m. “Riders on the Orphan Train” chronicles the...
Oct 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Storyfest awarded grant for cattle trail presentations
George West has a direct link with the cattle trails of the trail driving era: both the Chisholm Trail and Great Western Trails have markers inside the city limits, one on the courthouse lawn, the ...
Oct 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Storytelling in the Schools program receives grant
by Mary Margaret Campbell, Executive Director George West Storyfest
Oct 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
George West Storyfest’s Storytelling in the Schools program received a $3,500 grant from the Coastal Bend Community Foundation at the Foundation’s Annual Grants Check Presentation held recently in ...
Students get chance to see local history
by Richard and Janis Hudson
Oct 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
TILDEN – The McMullen County Historical Commission (MCHC) kicked off three repeated one-day living history symposiums Monday morning for students from four area school districts. Participating were...
UIL band to perform this Friday
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Sep 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The George West marching band invites the community to its UIL performance at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 30, at the George West High School football stadium.
Storyfest plans to keep it familiar and fresh
by Rachel Kibbe Williams
Sep 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
GEORGE WEST – Storyfest plans are well on their way to fruition. Mary Margaret Campbell, executive director of Storyfest, has been working with the rest of the board in order to prepare the 28th an...
Spanish Heritage Month celebration scheduled Saturday at Dobie theatre
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Sep 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The Dobie West Performing Arts Theatre in George West will host a program on Saturday to celebrate Spanish Heritage Month. Las Tesoros de San Antonio will be in concert as well as Mariachi Luna y S...
Storyfest wins again
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
For the third consecutive year, George West Storyfest won first place for “Best Newspaper Insert/Supplement” in the Texas Festivals and Events Association Marketing Awards competition. The Storyfes...