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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 | 28 28 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.
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...
Feb 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three Rivers PD has new website, same mission: promoting public safety
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...
Feb 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Early morning GW structure fire destroys the inside of restaurant
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...
Feb 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man trampled by bull in Live Oak County
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...
Feb 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Taber Triumphs: Third-grade girl, 8, wins over McMullen County 2014 Livestock Show crowd
by Ben Tinsley
Jan 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 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...
Annual Blue Santa Run
by Lindsey Shaffer
Dec 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Who said Santa has to wear a red suit? Kids in Three Rivers were just as excited to see Santa dressed in blue on Friday, Dec. 20, as he passed out surprise Christmas gifts to local families. The Re...
TRFD to offer first responder certification classes
by Lindsey Shaffer
Dec 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
The Three Rivers Fire Department applied for and received the first state certificate to hold classes to license others to become medical first responders. All first responders are volunteers, lice...
Bringing a cemetery back to life
by Matt Naber
Dec 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
A cemetery with historically significant graves from when Live Oak County was formed is hidden, buried underneath vegetation from years of neglect on private property. Roberta Dobie is taking steps...
The history of the James and Elizabeth Odom family
by Matt Naber
Nov 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
This is the 11th in a series of year-long articles during Three Rivers’ centennial year which pay tribute to families who were early pioneers of Three Rivers and who have descendents living in Thre...
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Courtroom sketch shows Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tsarnaev during the jury selection process in his trial at the federal courthouse in Boston
By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - From the moment U.S. prosecutors stand up on Wednesday and beg...
2015-03-01 06:05:26 -0600
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In this Feb. 27, 2015, photo, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., accompanied by House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer of Md., voice their objections to the Republican majority during a delay in voting for a short-term spending bill for the Homeland Security Department during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Democrats didn’t get all they wanted in Congress’ struggle over Homeland Security, but many feel they are winning a broader political war that will haunt Republicans in 2016 and beyond. "It’s a staggering failure of leadership that will prolong this manufactured crisis of theirs and endanger the security of the American people," said Pelosi. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
By Richard Cowan and David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congress narrowly averted a partial shut...
2015-03-01 08:18:27 -0600
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By Kevin Murphy KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Reuters) - Funeral services for four of seven people slain last...
2015-03-01 13:26:09 -0600
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Baseball great Minnie Minoso, the first black major leaguer to play for a Chicago team, died on S...
2015-03-01 13:56:18 -0600
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