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Auditor says city closing the book on shoddy financial records keeping practices
GEORGE WEST – Based on information presented Nov. 17 during a report by Armstrong, Vaughan & Associates of the city’s 2016 fiscal year financial audit, George West could be turning a corner. Debora...
Dec 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pawelek sentenced: Former math teacher must register as a sex offender
GEORGE WEST – Brenda Fleming Pawelek, who had been a popular mathematics teacher at George West Junior High School, now must register as a sex offender. Judge Patrick Flanagan required the registra...
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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McMullen Grand Jury indicts 10 defendants
TILDEN – Ten criminal defendants are scheduled for arraignment Dec. 7 in the McMullen County Courthouse. The defendants, who were indicted Nov. 1 by the McMullen County Grand Jury are: •Jamie Barre...
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lee signs letter of intent
Blaye Lee signs her letter of intent to play sports next year with Tarleton State University in Stephenville. The McMullen County ISD senior plans to run track and cross country for the Texanns. Sh...
Dec 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Longhorns earn all-district honors
Many members of the George West Longhorns varsity football team learned they were selected to the District 15-3A All-District Team recently. Hunter Brown was named co-offensive MVP. Jacob Watkins e...
Dec 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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George West works to flush municipal water woes
GEORGE WEST – Most of the city’s residents had to deal with low water pressure as public works employees worked to repair a broken two-inch water main near the intersection of Pecos and Brown stree...
Dec 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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FFA prepares for leadership development event
by Rachel Kibbe Williams
Dec 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
TILDEN – The McMullen County ISD FFA chapter presented their leadership development event script to the county judge and other county employees at the county courthouse, Wednesday, Nov. 9. The stud...
High-speed internet launched in Three Rivers
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Nov 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
THREE RIVERS – commZoom, LLC has concluded upgrades in Three Rivers and is now providing high-speed Internet service over its hardwired hybrid fiber coaxial infrastructure to homes and businesses i...
Latest oil and gas updates
Nov 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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 ...
Kleinfelder, Bellows plan May wedding
Nov 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Mr. and Mrs. James Kleinfelder of New Braunfels and Mr. and Mrs. Michael Shane Morris of San Antonio are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelby Rae Kleinfelder, to Bradley Stev...
Tall tales rule the day at 12th Storyfest
by Mary Margaret Campbell, Executive Director George West Storyfest
Nov 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
For the 12th consecutive year, spinners of yarns, tall tales and other stretches of the imagination gathered at George West Storyfest to vie for the title of Texas’ Biggest Liar in the Texas State ...
EPC holds table top drill
by Rachel Kibbe Williams
Nov 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
TILDEN – The Local Emergency Planning Committee held their first ever emergency management table top drill Thursday, Nov. 10. The drill was for a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of 99 an...

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Tex Allen, holds a sign offering hugs at a vigil for the victims of the fatal warehouse fire in Oakland
By Curtis Skinner and Peter Henderson OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) - The death toll rose to 36 on Mo...
2016-12-06 00:41:20 -0600
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FILE PHOTO - LAPD Police Chief Charlie Beck listens as people speak about the death of Ezell Ford during a meeting of the Los Angeles Police Commission in Los Angeles
Federal and Los Angeles officials said on Monday they had been alerted by authorities in another ...
2016-12-05 22:20:24 -0600
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Surrounded by family and family attorneys, Anthony Scott speaks at a press conference after a hung jury was announced in the trial of former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager outside the Charleston County Courthouse in Charleston
By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - A South Carolina judge declared a mistrial on Mond...
2016-12-05 17:05:55 -0600
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New Jersey State Troopers and police officers work the scene of a crash where a vehicle crashed into a state trooper's vehicle in Millville, N.J., Monday, Dec. 5, 2016. New Jersey State Trooper Frankie Williams, who was injured in the head-on crash, died after he was flown to a hospital. State police said an unidentified driver was pronounced dead at the scene. (WPVI-TV via AP)
MILLVILLE, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey state trooper and another man were killed in a head-on highwa...
2016-12-06 05:59:45 -0600
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