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GWISD discusses budget cuts
GEORGE WEST – Before the regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, July 26, the school board held a budget workshop where the trustees discussed the reduced revenue expected this year. Superintendent Ty ...
Aug 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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George West ISD hires three new teachers
GEORGE WEST – Three new teachers will join the staff roster at the George West Independent School District following action by the school board at its April 27 meeting. Superintendent Ty Sparks sai...
May 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Youngsters go for gold in 53rd Little Olympics
GEORGE WEST – In George West, there is a tradition that stands generations — three, at least. Little Olympics has been running continuously from at least 1963 and is basically, a mini-track meet. T...
May 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teacher houses to cost $726K
THREE RIVERS – It will cost an estimated $726,218 to build three rental homes to be occupied by Three Rivers Independent School District personnel, according to a bid approved by the board of trust...
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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New GWHS gym begins to take shape
GEORGE WEST – The third phase of the George West Independent School District’s (ISD) nearly $18.5 million capital improvement campaign is well under way. Officials believe this phase will be comple...
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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School leader making plans to improve elementary
THREE RIVERS – “I’m a small school person. I’m a big believer in small schools and what they can do for children,” said Dr. Mary Springs, who as of April 18 is the superintendent of the Three River...
Apr 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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GW FCCLA attends state conference in Dallas
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Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
DALLAS – Twelve George West FCCLA chapter members attended the state FCCLA conference in Dallas April 6-9. Mollee Hermann, Anna Crawford and Kylie Wallace placed sixth in their STAR event called Ch...
TR FCCLA students compete at state conference
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Apr 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
DALLAS – Three Rivers FCCLA had 11 of its members travel to Dallas for the State FCCLA Conference April 7-9. These members advanced from the Region V FCCLA meeting that was held in Corpus Christi i...
Three GWJH track teams win district crowns
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Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The George West Yearlings seventh- and eighth-grade track teams competed in the district meet recently. The seventh grade Yearlings won the district championship with a total of 167 points. John Zu...
Deadline approaches for youth opportunity
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Apr 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
GEORGE WEST – Interested in college scholarships? Want to learn and get a head start on the next phase of your life? Live Oak County high school students are encouraged to apply today for Texas Far...
Aggies unite for distinctive tradition
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Apr 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Former students and friends of Texas A&M University will assemble in George West on April 21 for the annual Texas Aggie Muster to honor all Texas Aggies who have passed away within the last year, a...
Longhorns baseball team defeats Skidmore 11-2
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Apr 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The Longhorn baseball team defeated the Skidmore-Tynan Bobcats by a score 11-2 on Tuesday, March 29. Matt Ellett was the starting pitcher for the Longhorns. He pitched 3 2/3 innings, struck out fou...
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A protester holds up a sign during a march through the streets to protest the police shooting of Keith Scott in Charlotte, North Carolina
The Charlotte police will release body camera and dashboard videos showing the fatal shooting of ...
2016-09-24 16:47:53 -0500
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An image taken from security video of the gunman who opened fire in the Cascade Mall in Burlington
A manhunt was underway on Saturday in northwest Washington state for a gunman who opened fire wit...
2016-09-24 12:40:40 -0500
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(Reuters) - Three college football players from Michigan State University raised their fists duri...
2016-09-24 15:56:56 -0500
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An activist slaps high fives with members of the National Guard in Charlotte, N.C. Friday, Sept. 23, 2016. Protesters marched through the streets of Charlotte on Friday to protest Tuesday's fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott. After darkness fell, dozens or people carried signs and chanted to urge police to release dashboard and body camera video that could show more clearly what happened. (Jeff Siner/The Charlotte Observer via AP)
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte's police chief announced Saturday that he would release body and...
2016-09-24 17:01:40 -0500
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