Thank you, City of George West
Editor: I would like to congratulate the City of George West and the members of Live Oak Historical Commission for providing a wonderful centennial weekend. My family gathered to help our matriarch...
Oct 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Questionable reporting
Editor: On Sept. 15, a public hearing was held concerning the 2014-2015 George West budget. Comments from the public are expected at a public hearing in case your reporter, Ben Tinsley, is unaware....
Oct 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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TR thanks
Editor: We would like to take this opportunity to thank the citizens of the City of Three Rivers, the City of Three Rivers employees and City Council, Tim Stroleny, operator for the sound system, M...
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 5 5 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 | 8 8 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...
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Formal complaint against Shannon
Sep 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Formal complaint against newspaper
Sep 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Surge of kids crossing border means trouble
by Chip Latcham
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
First reel wedding held at The Rialto
by Celia Ruiz
Sep 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 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 | 32 32 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 | 39 39 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...
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A gay couple holds hands during a rally in support of the United States Supreme Court decision on marriage rights in San Diego
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said on Saturday the U.S. government wil...
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People attend a community vigil at the Grove Church following a shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Marysville
By Eric M. Johnson and Victoria Cavaliere MARYSVILLE Wash. (Reuters) - Authorities in Washington ...
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Pedestrians cross the street as cars wait at an intersection in Boston
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Transportation Department will conduct an internal review of U.S. auto...
2014-10-25 14:35:18 -0500
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Law enforcement officers gather at the site where a Sacramento County Sheriff's deputy was shot by an assailant who then carjacked two vehicles prompting a manhunt in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. The deputy was taken to a hospital but his condition is not immediately known.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — More than 100 law enforcement officers from across Northern California ...
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