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How to revive God in a corrupt world
Editor: Following are some of the words President Obama said in his campaign speech for president in 2008. “...to fundamentally transform the United States of America...” Two words he stressed were...
Apr 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fish fry a success
Editor: The Catholic Daughters of Court St. George thank the community for coming out to support us at our fish fry last Friday, March 18. Thank you to Guy Freiley and his amazing team of helper co...
Apr 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Loyal subscriber
Editor: It occurred to me that you may have wondered why I keep subscribing to The Progress. My father, Frank Machart Sr., and my mother, Mary, purchased 200 acres of land in McMullen County in 191...
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Just group of concerned citizens
Editor: When I first attended a Friends of George meeting, I was pleasantly impressed with the group as a whole and how calm and pleasant the proceedings were conducted. Everything was conducted or...
Mar 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vote wisely
Editor: What will our next president choose to do in office? Of all the candidates running for the office of the president of the United States, what do you see in their character as to how they ma...
Mar 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Citizens prefer a sunny day instead of FOG
Editor: Yet again, the “spokesperson” of FOG has trashed the city, speaking of investigations all the while saying they were “naively” doing this and that this is a beloved city of theirs. I am the...
Mar 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reading night great success
Mar 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: The Three Rivers Elementary Campus and Elementary PTA would like to give a huge thanks to everyone who made our open house and Dr. Seuss Family Reading Night, which was held March 8, a huge...
Seeking brighter future
Mar 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: Recent events give me pause to say few things in defense of the city with respect to FOG. First, I feel that Mary Brown’s letter to the editor in the March 2 issue of The Progress is self-s...
Pasadena 1954
Mar 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: Just a little beer joint out off the main road near Pasadena had a little dance floor and stage where country singer Jimmy Dean and a few others would do a few songs when in this part of th...
Why no winner
Jan 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: A $300 reward was offered to anyone who could prove that the terms “Reverend” and “Holy Father” refer to both God and man. This was published in The Progress on Dec. 31, 2014, with a deadli...
Letters from FOG
Nov 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: As a George West resident, I read a letter published in last weeks paper submitted by Friends of George (FOG). In the interest of community harmony, I am formally requesting that no further...
Thank You
Nov 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: When I have traveled across the state and through other states, I have often wondered why my ancestors would have left so many other beautiful places, with lush fields and plentiful rainfal...
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A woman holds a baby in a canoe as Texas Guardsmen arrive to assist after flooding in Brookshire
By Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A grandmother and four of her grandchildren were kill...
2016-04-30 10:44:23 -0500
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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at an International Jazz Day All-Star Global Concert on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, U.S.
By Megan Cassella WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With seven performances under his belt, U.S. President B...
2016-04-30 12:39:14 -0500
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A man, claiming to have a bomb, lays in the street outside of the Fox45 television station, which was evacuated due to a bomb threat, in Baltimore
(Reuters) - A Maryland man accused of threatening Fox Television's Baltimore affiliate while wear...
2016-04-29 14:02:35 -0500
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Man's neck slashed at Center City hotel
Police have charged a man they believe slashed another man's neck inside a Center City, Philadelp...
2016-04-30 13:56:00 -0500
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