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ALL ABOARD! Industrial rail yard might help generate new jobs
By Ben Tinsley The Progress LIVE OAK COUNTY – The partners behind the Live Oak Railroad predict that it might become “the little train that could” when it comes to generating new jobs for the South...
Apr 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beeville Publishing Co. publishes oil and gas permits and completions for the following counties on a weekly basis: Atascosa, Bee, Goliad, Karnes, Live Oak, McMullen, Refugio and San Patricio. For ...
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‘OUR TINY ANGEL’ Students and parents raise pregnancy research money; family prepares to attend baby march — all in honor of the late Ella Faith Lee
By BEN TINSLEY The Progress THREE RIVERS – Sometimes babies pass away because they’re born too soon, or because they’re too ill. The senseless tragedy of such young deaths tears through the social ...
Apr 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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GW’s ‘Unify to Beautify’ contributes tree and helps city landscape park
By Ben Tinsley The Progress GEORGE WEST – A city park landscaping project that was a joint effort between the city of George West and long-standing civic organization Unify to Beautify has attracte...
Apr 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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The age of the Live Oak County Rodeo Parade Association’s newest star cowboy is ... 7
By BEN TINSLEY The Progress GEORGE WEST – At the tender age of 7, young cowboy Christian Hernandez has more than earned his spurs in the world of Texas rodeo. Last month, when it was discovered the...
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Beeville Publishing Co. publishes oil and gas permits and completions for the following counties on a weekly basis: Atascosa, Bee, Goliad, Karnes, Live Oak, McMullen, Refugio and San Patricio. For ...
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Cause of late Feb. GW restaurant fire ruled accidental
by Ben Tinsley
Apr 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
By Ben Tinsley The Progress GEORGE WEST – The late February fire that completely destroyed the Agave Jalisco Restaurant on 403 Nueces Street has been ruled an accident, Police Chief Rey Garcia repo...
McMullen County Student wins big at Houston Livestock Show
Apr 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
MCMULLEN COUNTY – Seventh grader Colton McCartney of Tilden recently won the title of Grand Champion Red Angus Market Steer at the Houston Livestock Show with his Heavy Weight steer. Colton partici...
‘Friends Of George’ organizes to promote transparency at GW city hall
by Ben Tinsley
Apr 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
By Ben Tinsley The Progress GEORGE WEST – A group of area residents concerned about the appearance of the town, as well as a perceived lack of accountability, communication and transparency from Ci...
‘If this doesn’t stop, there are going to be consequences.’ DA says Skidmore 8-liner raid was a warning to offenders
by Ben Tinsley
Apr 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
By Ben Tinsley The Progress Area District Attorney Jose Aliseda has drawn a line in the sand for eight-liner offenders in Bee, Live Oak and McMullen counties. “If this doesn’t stop, there are going...
281 GRAMS GW officers discover at least $80,000 in cocaine strapped to woman’s right thigh after traffic stop
by Ben Tinsley
Apr 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
By Ben Tinsley The Progress GEORGE WEST – Authorities discovered 281 grams of cocaine strapped to the inside of a woman’s right thigh following a late March traffic stop inside town. “The package s...
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Beeville Publishing Co. publishes oil and gas permits and completions for the following counties on a weekly basis: Atascosa, Bee, Goliad, Karnes, Live Oak, McMullen, Refugio and San Patricio. For ...

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Shaun McCutcheon is pictured in front of the United States Supreme Court in Washington
By Joseph Ax NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Thursday reluctantly struck down New York's ...
2014-04-24 15:30:14 -0500
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Frazier Glenn Cross appears in court on murder charges in Olathe, Kansas
By Kevin Murphy and Carey Gillam OLATHE, Kansas (Reuters) - The white supremacist charged with ki...
2014-04-24 10:52:42 -0500
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FILE - In this April, 2, 2014 file photo, former Northwestern football quarterback Kain Colter, right, and Ramogi Huma, founder and president of the National College Players Association, arrive on Capitol Hill in Washington. Northwestern football players will cast secret ballots Friday, April 25, 2014, on whether to form the nation’s first union for college athletes, a potentially landmark vote that will, however, be kept sealed for weeks or months, and possibly years. Colter announced in January that he would lead the drive to unionize. The CAPA would represent the players at the bargaining table if the pro-union side prevails. (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke, File)
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern University's football players will cast ballots Friday on whet...
2014-04-24 17:51:02 -0500
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Two sailors playing with a pellet gun caused officials at a San Diego-area naval base to issue a ...
2014-04-24 17:47:55 -0500
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