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A tribute to Poochie-Boy
Editor: I buried Poochie-Boy yesterday. (August 31). We’d been buddies since I first saw him wrapped around a tree, small, shivering, pathetic looking, one and a half years ago. No one with a heart...
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Unhappy with coverage
Publishers: I have lived in the George West area for over fifty years, and I have enjoyed reading the Progress for most of those years. We are a peaceful community, and there are many Hispanic-whit...
Sep 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wake up, taxpayers
Editor: TRISD wants to build more buildings? They anticipate a lot of money based on an estimate by a Austin firm hired by the appraisal board. The estimate of mineral value is based on January 201...
Sep 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Formal complaint against Shannon
Editor: I would like to write a little something about my little town of George West, Texas. I would like to describe how our rich and famous are so self-absorbed they believe a reporter must be at...
Sep 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Formal complaint against newspaper
Publishers: I really have to two specific concerns to address, as well as Editor Ben Tinsley’s job performance as a whole. First, I am a Dallas transplant and have lived here for over two years. Af...
Sep 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Surge of kids crossing border means trouble
What started as a trickle has turned into a steady, troubling flow. Articles in the national and international media have again turned the spotlight on Texas-Mexico border crossing problems. Last m...
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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First reel wedding held at The Rialto
by Celia Ruiz
Sep 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Buenos dias! Three Rivers continues to make history! Last week the new junior/ senior high school was officially used on the first day of the new school year. This week another historical event occ...
Remembering the Prescott 19
by Celia Ruiz
Jul 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Buenos Dias! Have you ever felt like you “knew” someone and could feel their joy and sorrow without ever knowing them? This is the way I felt when I heard the news on June 30 and then saw the telev...
Wind farms are a ‘green scam’
Mar 29, 2013 | 6 6 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: Regarding the March 23 story about locating wind farms in Bee, Live Oak and San Patricio counties: Here are some facts about the devastating effects of wind farms. 1. They are massively sub...
Mayor bids farewell
Feb 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor, Dear citizens in the city of Three Rivers: The city of Three Rivers has had many successes, challenges and growth in the last six years that I have been mayor. When I ran for mayor, I vowed...
Students surpass goal
Feb 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor, Three Rivers High School students Ashlee Deleon, Anahi Avendano and Adrianne Saenz are to be commended for raising $1,900 for Layel Lowe. Their goal was to raise $1,000 to toward medical eq...
Coach Holt says farewell
Jan 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: The George West Longhorn football team had another great football season in 2012, winning the district championship. There are so many things that go in to making any season successful, and...
  • Live Oak County Republican Party extends thanks
    by Vance Smith Republican Party Chairman, Live Oak County
    11.29.12 - 11:18 am
  • What’s in the future for Lake Corpus Christi?
    by Kathleen M. Mahan, Lagarto
    08.01.12 - 01:43 pm
  • Area outlets support hunter education classes
    by Benny Ham, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Hunter Education Area Chief
    08.01.12 - 01:28 pm
  • national news
    By Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hundreds of protesters marched through New York City's fin...
    2014-09-22 16:17:32 -0500
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    This Sept. 21, 2009 photo provided by Jerry Murphy shows Omar Gonzalez, who was married to Murphy's mother, Samantha, until they divorced in 2012. Authorities have identified Gonzalez as the man who got into the White House after scaling a fence on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Courtesy Jerry Murphy)
    By Julia Edwards and Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A decorated Iraq war veteran who scal...
    2014-09-22 14:37:09 -0500
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    A downed power line burned by the King Fire is seen in White Meadows, northeast of Sacramento, California
    By Dan Whitcomb (Reuters) - Crews fighting a California wildfire that has destroyed 10 homes and ...
    2014-09-22 15:17:51 -0500
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    AccuWeather: A Cold First Night of Fall
    Meteorologist Cecily Tynan says we'll end the week on a warm note.
    2014-09-22 17:48:49 -0500
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