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Longhorn, Bulldog place high at state track meet
At last weekend's UIL State Track and Field Championship in Austin, George West's Hunter Pipkin placed fourth overall in the high jump, clearing six feet, two inches. Three Rivers' Paul Almendarez ...
May 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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George West Students Honored
Mason Moore received the Ex Student scholarship and is pictured here with Coach Letha Thompson. Sarah Crawford, George West senior, was the recipient of The Goodie Box scholarship at the GWISD acad...
May 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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George West FFA participates in Texas FFA Career Development Events
Contributed information GEORGE WEST – On May 1 and 2, members of the George West FFA chapter traveled to Huntsville and College Station to compete in Ag Sales and Livestock Judging Career Developme...
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Warlick to twirl for Sam Houston State
Contributed photo GWHS senior twirler Haleigh Warlick recently traveled to Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, where she auditioned to earn a spot on the twirling line. The audition consist...
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mathis signs letter of commitment with Sul Ross
Contributed information GEORGE WEST –Brittney Mathis, a three-year letterman for the Lady Horns of George West, has signed a letter of intent to play basketball for Sul Ross University in Alpine ne...
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cattlewomen meet
Contributed information The Brush Country Cattlewomen met May 7 at the Dobie West Theatre in George West.Guests were Carolyn Henderson, Doris Galloway, Lorrie Bertoncini and Darlyn Cassity."The Alm...
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Mr. Blue Shoes to perform June 3
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Contributed photo Mr. Blue Shoes, also known as performer Michael Dyson, will be performing two shows starting at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 3 at the George West Library. Mr. Blue Shoes performs blues...
George West track moves on to state in Austin
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Contributed information SAN ANTONIO – The George West track team traveled to San Antonio Converse- Judson High School to compete in the Region IV 3A track meet held May 1 and 2. Seventeen athletes ...
Texas Legislature approves bill naming McMullen County highway in honor of Game Warden James E. Daughtrey
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Contributed information AUSTIN – The Texas Legislature unanimously approved Senate Bill 227 by Senator Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo, naming a portion of a McMullen County highway in honor of Game War...
Gymnast reaching for new heights; champion has hometown roots
by Jenifer Jordan
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
At the age of 14, Skylar Pomager has become a force to be reckoned with. Pomager recently competed at the USA Gymnastics Level 7 Region 3 Championship, where she placed third on vault, fifth on bar...
Lady Bulldogs roll on
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Contributed information The Three Rivers Lady Bulldogs brought out the brooms over the weekend as they swept Sabinal in the second round of the playoffs last Friday and Saturday. In Game 1 on Frida...
Small-town boy has big dreams
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Contributed information When Jon Tyler Lopez was a freshman at George West High School, he was diagnosed with a back disease. At the age of 14, he was told that his back looked like that of a 45-ye...
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Storms and deadly floods hit the Midwest and Plains
By Lisa Maria Garza and Jim Forsyth DALLAS (Reuters) - Storms bringing as much as 7 inches (17.8 ...
2015-05-29 10:42:16 -0500
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Spores from the Sterne strain of anthrax bacteria (Bacillus anthracis) are pictured in this handout scanning electron micrograph
Live anthrax has been found in a 2008 sample sent to Australia from the same U.S. Army facility i...
2015-05-29 10:30:28 -0500
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Undated handout family photo of Witner Milner smiling as he is fishing
By Barbara Goldberg NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. Navy SEAL hopeful and his friend, an off-duty lif...
2015-05-29 07:39:53 -0500
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Park Service says the Washington Monument has reopened after a pow...
2015-05-29 11:26:29 -0500
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