Despite a price freefall for oil earlier in the year, the Texas oil and gas industry pumped $13.9 billion into the Texas economy via taxes and state royalties paid in 2020, according to recently released data from the Texas Oil and Gas Association (TXOGA).
Known for having a heart of gold and doing whatever he can to help people, Louis “Big Lou” Salinas has been named the George West Citizen of the Year by the George West Chamber of Commerce.
Handi-Stop Three Rivers is under new ownership, but offers the same signature barbecue and other deli items, with an expanded selection of items inside the store.
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.