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Former vice president has a Live Oak connection
By Kevin L. Mackey Grace Armantrout Association President John Nance Garner, was at one time Vice President of the United States, and prior to that Speaker of the House and Texas Congressman. He al...
Dec 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Museum musings at the Grace Armantrout museum
By Kevin L. Mackey President of the Grace Armantrout Association Our normal days of operation are Wednesday through Sunday, but we were open for a special crowd last Tuesday with a Veterans Tea. Mo...
Nov 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Storyfest Classic Car Show sets record
by Charlie Sims The 2014 Classic Car Show at Storyfest set a new record in the number of participants with 54 cars and trucks. The total value of classic cars at this year’s show is estimated at ap...
Nov 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dobie stories stand test of time
Master storyteller J. Frank Dobie would have been in his element on a chilly Halloween night. Fifty years after his death, a loyal, enthusiastic crowd of this unique South Texas literary event gath...
Nov 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nueces Electric holds 75th Annual Membership Meeting
Contributed information On cue, a red-shirted volunteer pushed opened the entrance doors to Nueces Electric Cooperative’s 75th annual meeting, held Thursday, Oct. 9, at the Richard Borchard Regiona...
Oct 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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George West FFA members participate in District Leadership Camp
TILDEN – Students from 10 different schools gathered at Tilden High School on Saturday, Sept. 6, to participate in a day-long leadership camp. The Gateway District Leadership Camp is hosted each ye...
Oct 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Centennial Ranch Rodeo
Oct 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Cajun Fest Gumbo Cook off announces contest rules
Oct 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Cajun Fest Gumbo Cook Off will be open to in-county and out-of-county residents. Gumbo rules and regulations: 1. Gumbo must: A. Be cooked on-site day of cook-off B. Be prepared from scratch-includi...
George West HS principal delivers emotional Vietnam speech
Sep 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
From Staff Reports The Progress GEORGE WEST — Richard Waterhouse, the principal of George West High School and Vietnam War veteran, delivered the following speech Friday at the site of the AVTT Wal...
Live Oak Historical Commission historical maker unveilings on Sunday
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
by Janis Hudson LIVE OAK COUNTY — The Canfield and Tullis-Lewis Texas historical marker unveilings will start at 1:30 p.m. Sunday Sept. 21. at the Canfield House at 508 Crockett, proceed to the Dob...
Storytelling capital of Texas hosts annual Storyfest
Sep 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
by Mary Margaret Campbell Since 1989, people have come from near and far on the first Saturday in November to celebrate the art and tradition of storytelling around the Live Oak County courthouse s...
‘STORYFEST’ BEGINS: Volunteers prepare for 26th year of ‘storied’ event
by BEN TINSLEY
Sep 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
GEORGE WEST – It would appear that Storyfest — that fun, family-friendly event that led the Texas Legislature to name George West the “Storytelling Capital of Texas” in the 1990s — is once again al...