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  1. Deputies charge three after search warrant yields 14 grams of methamphetamineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | The Countywide

    Three men are accused of possessing methamphetamine with the intent to distribute the illegal narcotic as part of an ongoing investigation by the Live Oak County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff Larry Busby said Saturday that deputies - assisted by the county's SWAT personnel and Texas Department of Public Safety Highway Patrol troopers - acted on information they received as part of a now-2-year-old investigation, and executed a search warrant at a home on Farm-to-Market Road 889 southwest of George West.

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  2. Woman, 51, dies in George West rollover wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | The Countywide

    This Google map depicts the approximate location on U.S. 59 North in George West where police say a 51-year-old driver lost her life in a single-vehicle rollover crash Saturday. This Google map depicts the approximate location on U.S. 59 North in George West where police say a 51-year-old driver lost her life in a single-vehicle rollover crash Saturday.

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  3. Longhorns lose late to PiratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | The Countywide

    The George West Longhorns varsity boys' basketball team traveled to Mathis Tuesday, Jan. 3 for a contest with the Pirates. The visiting Longhorns played well in the first half, building a 25-19 lead.

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  4. Clues sought after burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | The Countywide

    Investigators from the Live Oak County Sheirff's Office are hoping someone can provide information that will lead to the arrest of this woman and a man, who were seen on surveillance video committing a burglary near George West over the Christmas weekend. Investigators from the Live Oak County Sheirff's Office are hoping someone can provide information that will lead to the arrest of this man, and a woman, who were seen on surveillance video committing a burglary near George West over the Christmas weekend.

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  5. Cathy Gaye PrudhommeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | The Countywide

    ... She and her husband founded Bronco Oilfield Services in Corpus Christi and Completion Equipment Rental in George West and San Antonio. A woman of faith, she grew up in the Baptist church. Cathy is survived by her loving husband of 37 years, Rick ...

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  6. Sheriff's reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | The Countywide

    Live Oak County Sheriff's Office dispatch - which provides service to Live Oak and McMullen counties - reported the following calls for service: a Dec. 12, 8:57 a.m., a possible burglary was reported at the Carquest store in the 700 block of East Houston Street in George West a Dec. 12, 9:45 a.m., a customer left her purse in the Van's BBQ restaurant at 6 p.m. on the previous day and the staff wanted to turn it over to the sheriff's office a Dec. 12, 1:42 p.m., a caller said she was attempting to retrieve belongings from her sister's home on Sharon Drive a Dec. 12, 6:39 p.m., a caller reported that two people with flashlights were checking the windows of the George West Primary School and that they had gotten into a gray, four-door passenger car that was last seen headed toward Sonic a Dec. 12, 8:02 p.m., a caller advised that someone at the George West Event Center paid with a ... (more)

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  7. Progress looks back at top six for '16Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | The Countywide

    The year's most memorable local news story is featured on the Aug. 17, 2016 issue of The Progress - the death of 14-year-old Reagan Lyne. The George West Independent School District student was remembered with a memorial service held Aug 13, which packed the Live Oak County Coliseum.

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  8. Childers dies in hail of bulletsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2017 | The Countywide

    A man who officials say escaped from custody Christmas Eve outside the Live Oak County Jail in George West is dead after engaging in a shootout Tuesday with members of a Texas Department of Public Safety SWAT team at a property off Farm-to-Market Road 791 east of here. According to Live Oak County Sheriff Larry Busby, Atascosa County Pct.

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  9. ... So help me, God'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | The Countywide

    ... Judge Jim Huff (right) administers the oath of office to Commissioner Richard Lee, who was elected in November. GEORGE WEST - On Sunday, Jan. 1, there was not much activity in downtown George West as few businesses were open and most residents were ...

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  10. Manhunt under way in George West for escaped inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | The Countywide

    A manhunt is ongoing for Jake Russell Childers, who officials say escaped from the Live Oak County Jail at 8:08 p.m. Live Oak County Sheriff Larry Busby said Childers escaped from a vehicle that was in the jail's sally port and tracking dogs indicate that he headed into downtown George West. Childers was dressed in an orange inmate jumpsuit and was handcuffed to a belly chain and leg irons.

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  11. Mike Isbell as Elvis PresleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | The Countywide

    Riptide's lead singer Mike Isbell will be performing "Memories of Elvis" at the Dobie West Performing Arts Theatre in George West on Jan. 7 at 7 p.m. He appeared several years ago with his solo performance of Elvis Presley. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased at the door the night of the performance or by calling 361-449-1768.

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  12. Escaped Texas inmate dies in shootoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | KBMT

    Police are warning Texans to be on alert after an inmate who may be armed escaped from a jail on Saturday in George West, Texas between San Antonio and Corpus Christi. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, as officers continued to search within a perimeter that was set up in Atascosa County Monday, officers found the suspect at around 9:15 p.m. DPS said that after "gunfire was exchanged," Jake Russell Childers died at the scene. 3 comments

  13. Authorities kill escaped Texas inmate in South Texas shootoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    ... back to jail, he escaped out of an unlocked window in the vehicle transporting him. He burglarized a home in George West, equipping himself with guns and a truck. Authorities then set up a search perimeter in Atacosta County. According to WFAA-TV, ...

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  14. Escaped inmate dies in shootout with police in south TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | Star-Telegram.com

    Jake Russell Childers, who was accused of assaulting a game warden in November, was being transported from the hospital to jail in the town of George West in south Texas on Saturday when he escaped from the police vehicle , according to KVUE-TV. "It turns out he had managed to get the window open," Live Oak County Sheriff Larry Busby told KVUE.

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  15. Texas-News 11 mins ago 8:31 a.m.Escaped Texas inmate dies in shootoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Police are warning Texans to be on alert after an inmate who may be armed escaped from a jail on Saturday in George West, Texas between San Antonio and Corpus Christi. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, as officers continued to search within a perimeter that was set up in Atascosa County Monday, officers found the suspect at around 9:15 p.m. DPS said that after "gunfire was exchanged," Jake Russell Childers died at the scene.

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  16. Top StoryEscaped inmate killed in gunfight days after Christmas Eve getawayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | KHGI

    About a hundred officers, four helicopters and multiple tracking dogs had been looking for Jake Childers, who escaped from a transport van heading to the Live Oak County Jail on Christmas Eve. Childers then burglarized a home in George West, stealing a pickup truck and weapons, Live Oak County Sheriff Larry Busby said.

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  17. Authorities Expand Search for Escaped Inmate North of the ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | KRGV

    ... Childers escaped from the Live Oak County Criminal Justice Center over the weekend. The center is located near George West. Authorities said they are now looking for Childers in Atascosa County. Since his escape, police believe he's broken out of ...

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  18. Search for Childers shifts to CampbelltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | The Countywide

    ... recovered a shotgun and a 1995 Ford pickup truck they believe Childers stole from a residence on Airport Road in George West, the inmate had slipped away. "We probably missed him by a half hour," Busby said. Lawmen this morning have been continuing ...

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  19. Live Oak County Sheriff breaks down time-line of inmate escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2016 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    Busby says Jake Russell Childers got into an altercation with an officer at the Live Oak County Jail in George West, Texas. Childers allegedly broke off a piece of plastic and held it to the officer's throat.

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  20. Escaped Texas inmate still on the runRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | Chron

    Escaped inmate Jake Childress is still on the run after running away from a Live Oak Country prison late Saturday night. "George West Police Department, Live Oak County Sheriff's Department, DPS, and Boarder Patrol are all searching for Childress," the Montgomery County Police Reporter states .

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