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Bee couple target of prison smuggling case

Federal investigators say that two Beeville residents have admitted to accepting bribes in exchange for smuggling contraband into a federal prison in Live Oak County.

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Related Topix: Prison, Beeville, TX, Federal Prisons, Federal Correctional Institution, Three Rivers

Fri Aug 22, 2014

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If God wanted us all white, don't you think he would have made just white people?' Fault Lines

When 15-year-old Danyelle Williams truly smiles, she can light up a room. But the shy George West ISD sophomore had tears streaming down her face Saturday as she relayed painful episodes of discrimination to members of a fledgling chapter of the League of United Latin American Citizens.

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Related Topix: George West, TX

Wed Aug 13, 2014

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Snow cones? - Sno Problem

The Mirage snow cone stand - located along Highway 281 between Three Rivers and George West - is run by a 10-year-old George West student and her mother.

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Related Topix: Three Rivers, TX, George West, TX, Life, Food, Recipes, Fruits

Wed Aug 06, 2014

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The old hotel on Houston was the first stop off the train to George West.

Without the benefit of a time machine and a heart-to-heart conversation with George Washington West, it's going to be impossible to determine if the town founder truly loved the old West Hotel-100 Houston Street-as much as the craftsmanship he put into constructing it would indicate.

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Two suspects transferred to Live Oak County Jail

Two suspects facing first-degree murder charges in the death of Chris Garza have been transferred from the Goliad County Jail for safety reasons.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

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Ohio man dies after thrown 90 feet during one-vehicle rollover

A damaged strip of road pavement might not have been the exact cause of a vehicle rollover that claimed an Ohio driver's life early July 22 at Farm Road 3336 and County Road 134, near George West, authorities said.

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Related Topix: George West, TX

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