George West High School started the new year with a new principal, as Joy Beverly takes over the role after a five-month search.

Live Oak County Public Health Coordinator Tina Crowe said her department has not received any COVID-19 vaccines yet, but she is working to get them soon.

A George West man is being held in the Live Oak County Jail on $1 million bond on charges that he killed his wife in late December.

Protecting the gun rights of Live Oak County residents as spelled out in the Second Amendment and also the Texas Constitution is a priority for the Live Oak County Commissioners Court.

Two Live Oak County high school students, Saeleigh DuBose of George West and Sadie Desselle of Three Rivers, have earned Gold Star recognition for their dedication and accomplishments in local 4-H programs.

While the annual Casino Night fundraiser for the Live Oak County Boys & Girls Club has been postponed, the organization’s directors are planning a 40-mile virtual run to help generate donations through January.

The McMullen County Commissioners Court ended the year by approving a contract with an air ambulance service to benefit county residents, renewed an agreement with Atascosa Health Center and finalized a deal with Hanson Professional Services for the county landfill.