GW Centennial King and Queen to be crowned this month
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GEORGE WEST – Celebration of the George West Centennial kicks into high gear this month with the coronation of the king and queen at the Dobie West Theater at 6:30 on Aug. 23.

The George West Centennial King and Queen Contest candidates include Olga Diaz, Margaret Sue (Mox) Byrom and Margaret James for queen; and Bill Hardwick or Ike Houdmann for king. Voting took place in July.

“Please join us as we name one of these lovely ladies and one of these handsome gentlemen the king and queen,” said Mary Ann Pawlik, chair of the GW Centennial in a statement.

A reception follows after the official coronation.

George West was founded in September 1914.

Future highlights of the Centennial celebration include:

• Sept. 18-21 — Centennial Weekend.

• Sept. 18-21 — Vietnam Memorial Wall at the Justice Center.

• Sept. 19 — 7 p.m. at the Readers Theatre, Dobie West Theatre — about “The West Brothers”

• Sept. 20 — 10 a.m. All Class Reunion — Classmates and Friends meet at George West Cafeteria for visiting and refreshments.

3 p.m. – A tour of the New High School

5 p.m. – Centennial Parade; all floats welcome, class floats, family floats and cars. Dinner on the Courthouse Lawn. RSVP with Mary Ann Pawlik at;

7 p.m. – History Highlights of George West at Dobie West Theatre.

8:30 p.m. – Live Band Concert on Courthouse step with Laser Show Finale.

• Sept. 21 — 1:30 p.m., Texas Historical Marker Unveilings; Canfield Home Dedication, Program at Dobie West Theater, Tullis/Lewis Subject Marker Dedication, South Trust Bank (formerly 1st National Bank) Refreshments, George West Band – Tribute Military Armed Forces Medley Ranch Rodeo Day.)

• Oct. 11 — noon – Cook Off Judging, Market Days – all day,

6 p.m. – Ranch Rodeo,

9 p.m. – Dance.
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