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Junior bull riders compete May 15 in George West
The Brush Country Cowboy Church in George West is hosting the Texas Christian Junior Bull Riding South Region events. The next rodeo is scheduled for Sunday, May 15, and will feature two rodeos tha...
May 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tilden FFA ag mechanics wins big prize in Houston for second consecutive year
The Tilden FFA Ag Mechanics team recently achieved a major Texas stock show grab — winning the title of Grand Champion Ag Mechanics Project at the Houston Livestock Show two years in a row. Members...
Apr 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Agriculture symposium set for April 19 at courthouse
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension office of McMullen County will host a regional web-based agriculture symposium on Tuesday, April 19, at the McMullen County Courthouse beginning with registration a...
Apr 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brown to participate in Texas Wildlife Leadership Camps
San Antonio – Cuatro Brown of Beeville has been chosen to participate in the Texas Brigades’ 2nd Battalion of the Ranch Brigade program this summer. He was selected based on his academic records, i...
Jun 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Five men make their way to the Ranch Rodeo Finals
The R&R Cattle Company team members made a name for themselves when they competed for the first time in the South Texas Ranch Rodeo Association rodeo competitions this year. The five team members i...
Mar 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Miss Rodeo LOC contestants battled Mother nature to compete Saturday
GEORGE WEST — No doubt about it, Saturday was a miserable, wet day that presented the contestants, directors and judges of the Miss Rodeo Live Oak County with a great number of logistical problems ...
Mar 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘I am fate with a badge and a gun.’ GWPD Chief Rey Garcia’s 2013 report reveals a 319 percent spike in city’s felony crime among other dramatic increases.
by Ben Tinsley
Feb 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
GEORGE WEST – George West Police Chief Rey Garcia’s departmental report for 2013 begins with a monologue from actor Jake Gyllenhaal and ends on the words of the late conservative American radio bro...
Three Rivers PD has new website, same mission: promoting public safety
by Ben Tinsley
Feb 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
THREE RIVERS – Clearly outlined mission statements. Excellent photographs. Great graphics and sharp video recordings, crime prevention tips, weather warnings and news alerts—not to mention room for...
Early morning GW structure fire destroys the inside of restaurant
by Ben Tinsley
Feb 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
GEORGE WEST – Firefighters from George West, Three Rivers, and even Beeville spent well over four hours late Monday and early Tuesday fighting an aggressive structure fire at the Agave Jalisco Rest...
Man trampled by bull in Live Oak County
by Ben Tinsley
Feb 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
LIVE OAK COUNTY — A truck driver who was trampled by a bull at the Live Oak County Auction Barn on Highway 281 Tuesday evening was immediately flown to a University of San Antonio hospital by helic...
Taber Triumphs: Third-grade girl, 8, wins over McMullen County 2014 Livestock Show crowd
by Ben Tinsley
Jan 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 133 133 recommendations | email to a friend
TILDEN — Taber Garcia, 8, had a brief crisis of confidence Saturday as she was about to show her lamb at the McMullen County 2014 Livestock Show. However, even before the third grader began to comp...
Farm Bureau leaders attend Texas Farm Bureau annual meeting
Jan 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Agriculture leaders from Live Oak County Farm Bureau participated as voting delegates recently at the 80th Texas Farm Bureau Annual Meeting Dec. 7-9 in San Antonio. They were Lloyd Stewart Jr. , Da...
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Firefighters remove debris at a warehouse after a fire broke out during an electronic dance party late Friday evening, resulting in at least nine deaths and many unaccounted for in the Fruitvale district of Oakland
By Rory Carroll OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) - Recovery teams have found 24 bodies in the charred ru...
2016-12-04 12:08:27 -0600
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Veterans attend a Sioux tribal welcome meeting at Sitting Bull College as "water protectors" continue to demonstrate against plans to pass the Dakota Access pipeline near the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, in Fort Yates, North Dakota, U.S.
In the back reaches of the Dakota Access Pipeline protest camp, U.S. military veterans, armed wit...
2016-12-04 10:55:12 -0600
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Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier, takes part in an interview with Reuters at his office in Mandan, North Dakota
The sheriff of the North Dakota county where thousands of people are protesting a controversial p...
2016-12-04 11:30:04 -0600
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In this Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, photo, a Pacific fisher takes off running after being released into a forest at Mount Rainier National Park, Wash. Pacific fishers, forest-dwelling weasel-like mammals whose numbers have declined in the West Coast over the decades, are slowly making a comeback in Washington state. The fisher was among 10 captured days earlier in British Columbia, and then released Friday as part of a multi-year effort to restore them to their historic range. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK, Wash. (AP) — The elusive weasel-like mammal poked its head out of th...
2016-12-04 12:13:57 -0600
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