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Texas A&M announces spring graduates and honor students
COLLEGE STATION – Diplomas were awarded to approximately 8,700 Texas A&M University graduates during spring commencement ceremonies. Among those receiving degrees were: Tyrel J. Jimerson of George ...
Jun 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Yes, the stagecoach robbery stories are real
Grace Armantrout Museum Association President I have had several people I know, and several that I don’t know, comment on these articles in The Progress. I am glad you are appreciating them. To tho...
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Believing is key to the game
By Megan Edwards The Progress The tradition continues when Sheyanne Luckman steps on the mound. Jourdanton Squaws junior Sheyanne has deep roots in Live Oak County. Her grandma Beatrice Garza playe...
Jun 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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DAR/SAR recent activities
Contributed information The Captain John Sale Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution and Live Oak Sons of the American Revolution held their monthly meeting on May 19. The o...
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Lions Club honors education foundation
Contributed Information GEORGE WEST – The George West Lion’s Club held its annual awards banquet on Monday, June 1. One of the highlights of the evening was recognizing the “Citizen of the Year.” R...
Jun 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Basketball tournaments to be held to support Wimberley relief
Contributed information A 3-on-3 boys and girls basketball tournament for ages 14-18 and 19 and up will be held June 27 and possibly June 28. Depending on the number of teams that sign up, the tour...
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Friar, Woodin top honorees; Dawson named to mysoutex.com second team, Ferrell an honorable mention
Jun 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s no secret that football reigns in the small town of Refugio, but this year’s version of the Bobcat basketball team did about everything it could to make people forget about the gridiron for a ...
Grammy nominee to play at Salsa Fest
Jun 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Contributed information Born in 1944, Santiago Jimenez Jr. is a singer and accordionist whose father made a significant contribution to the conjunto instrumental style. Conjunto, the accordion-base...
Big Bang Salsa Festival set for July 4 celebration
Jun 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Contributed information The 16th annual Three Rivers Salsa Festival will be held on Saturday, July 4, at the Hilbert Kopplin Park in Three Rivers, beginning at 11 a.m. Billed as the July 4th Big Ba...
Three Rivers softball picks up all-district selections
Jun 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Contributed information Members of the Three Rivers softball team notched District 31-AA All-District selections. Angelina Bowerman was named the district MVP, while McKenzie Ruiz, Alexis Saenz, Jo...
Evergreen Masonic Lodge #325 awards scholarships to grads
Jun 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Contributed information Evergreen Masonic Lodge #325 awarded $5,000 in academic scholarships to four Live Oak County High School Seniors. Emily Ellison and James M. Baker from George West High Scho...
Mathis' Alonzo, Skinner sweep awards; Brysch names to mysoutex.com first team; Mathis, Benham and Hicks names honorable mention
by Kevin J. Keller
Jun 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
To go undefeated through an entire high school basketball season, it takes the perfect mixture of luck, skill and coaching. The Mathis girls basketball had the latter two in spades this year with s...
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A Confederate flag stands in front of the South Carolina State House in Columbia
South Carolina lawmakers took a step on Monday toward removing the Confederate battle flag that f...
2015-07-06 17:22:50 -0500
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Comedian Bill Cosby performs at The Temple Buell Theatre in Denver
Comedian Bill Cosby testified in 2005 that he had obtained Quaaludes with the intent of giving th...
2015-07-06 20:07:14 -0500
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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is pictured in this handout photo presented as evidence by the U.S. Attorney's Office in Boston
(Reuters) - Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who has been sentenced to death, filed a mo...
2015-07-06 15:18:42 -0500
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FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2014, file photo, comedian and Navy veteran Bill Cosby speaks during a Veterans Day ceremony in Philadelphia. Cosby admitted in a 2005 deposition that he obtained Quaaludes with the intent of using them to have sex with young women. In court documents released Monday, July 6, 2015, he admitted giving the sedative to at least one woman. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby admitted in 2005 that he secured quaaludes with the intent of givi...
2015-07-06 20:19:39 -0500
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