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Closing out 1881 with a November stage robbery three miles from Oakville
By Kevin Mackey President of the Grace Armantrout Museum Association The March 1881 bank robbery proved to be such a big news story that the March 23, 1915 issue of the San Antonio Express would re...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Farm Service Agency county committee nomination period begins June 15
Contributed information WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced recently that the nomination period for local Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committees began Monday, June 15. “T...
Jun 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Texas A&M announces spring graduates
COLLEGE STATION – Diplomas were awarded to approximately 8,700 Texas A&M University graduates during spring commencement ceremonies. Among those receiving degrees were: • Caitlin A. Curbello of Thr...
Jun 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hometown students excelling at Texas A&M-Kingsville
KINGSVILLE – Texas A&M University-Kingsville has released the names of the students who made the president’s list, dean’s list and honor roll for the spring 2015 semester. In order to qualify for t...
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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TRISD graduate awarded The Celebration of Arts and Music Scholarship
Katherine Mackey, daughter of Kevin and Salley Mackey of Three Rivers, has been awarded The Celebration of Arts and Music Scholarship. Mackey, a 2015 graduate of Three Rivers High School, plans to ...
Jun 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Steel Magnolias play coming to Dobie West Theatre June 26-27
Contributed information The Dobie West Performing Arts Theatre is presenting “Steel Magnolias,” a play by Robert Harling. The 2015 summer production is directed by Glynis Holm Strause. Cast members...
Jun 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Martinez, Saenz to wed in George West this month
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Mr. and Mrs. Raul S. Martinez, of George West are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Eva Marie Martinez, to Ronnie Lynn Saenz of Kenedy. The prospective ...
A&M recognizes honor students
Jun 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
COLLEGE STATION – Texas A&M University has named its honor students for the spring semester, recognizing them for outstanding academic performance. The Dean’s Honor Roll recognizes students taking ...
Yes, the stagecoach robbery stories are real
by Kevin Mackey
Jun 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
DAR/SAR recent activities
Jun 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Lions Club honors education foundation
Jun 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Grammy nominee to play at Salsa Fest
Jun 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 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...