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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
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...
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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TR FCCLA students compete at state conference
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...
Apr 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three GWJH track teams win district crowns
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...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deadline approaches for youth opportunity
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...
Apr 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Aggies unite for distinctive tradition
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...
Apr 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Spurring Energy Education Day draws 1,000 students
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Apr 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
SAN ANTONIO – The South Texas Energy & Economic Roundtable (STEER) partnered with the San Antonio Spurs, HOLT CAT and SHALE Magazine on Friday, April 1, for a one-day oil and gas education program....
GWISD earns Honor Roll title
Apr 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
George West ISD Superintendent Ty Sparks announced recently that both George West Primary and George West Junior High have been selected by Educational Results Partnership (ERP) and the Institute f...
Family counseling provided at STCH Ministries
by Maxie Beyer, STCH Ministries
Apr 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – Our vision at South Texas Children’s Home Ministries is to show the love of Christ to each and every child and family we minister to each day. We do this by creating a culture where the ...
GWJH youths earn second place in district UIL meet
Mar 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
George West Junior High and sixth-grade students placed second in the District UIL Meet held recently. Twenty-three sixth-graders, 18 seventh-graders and 14 eighth-graders placed in the competition...
Goodie Box offers $400 scholarships to area students
Mar 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The Goodie Box membership is again excited to announce that the 2016 scholarship amount will be $400 per student. This year, four scholarships of $400 each will be awarded to the youth of our commu...
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Republican U.S. presidential candidate and businessman Donald Trump speaks to supporters following the results of the Indiana state primary at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York
Republican front-runner Donald Trump went from long-shot contender to become the party's presumpt...
2016-05-03 22:12:25 -0500
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Mourners arrive to attend a funeral for six members of the Rhoden family in rural Ohio
More than a week after eight family members were found shot to death at four separate homes in ru...
2016-05-03 17:08:34 -0500
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By Phil Stewart and Andrea Shalal STUTTGART, Germany (Reuters) - Islamic State militants killed a...
2016-05-03 21:16:53 -0500
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Teachers rally outside the school district's headquarters, Tuesday, May 3, 2016,m in Detroit. Nearly all of Detroit's public schools were closed for a second consecutive day Tuesday after hundreds of teachers called out sick over concerns that many may not get paid if the financially struggling district runs out of money. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
DETROIT (AP) — Detroit schools are expected to reopen Wednesday after teachers who had called out...
2016-05-04 02:45:29 -0500
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