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  1. Carl Thomas HesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | The Countywide

    ... for Humble Oil Company, retiring after 40 years of service in the oil company. After retirement he resided in Simonton before moving to Bayside in 2007. He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Betty Juanita Hester; son, Thomas ...

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  2. Alma Newsom, trailblazing black television anchor, dies at 70Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Chron

    ... KHOU. "She really had a special passion that women and people of color were represented in the industry." Born in Simonton, Texas in 1945, Newsom was a prolific speaker and community activist. She graduated from Jack Yates High School , located in ...

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  3. How a popular, historic Texas neighborhood took shapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... West 19th street. The building is now home to restaurant and bar Harold's in the Heights. 2011 : Frank and Colleen Simonton take cover in a gazebo as they wait out a brief rain shower with their dog Hobbs while walking along Heights Blvd. 2011 : ...

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  4. United States of America, Plaintiff-Appellee v. Juan Castillo-Rivera, Defendanta Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | FindLaw

    Before HIGGINBOTHAM, DENNIS, and CLEMENT, Circuit Judges. Brian W. Portugal, James Wesley Hendrix, Leigha Amy Simonton, Assistant U.S. Attorneys, U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Texas, Dallas, TX, for Plaintiff-Appellee.

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  5. Tropical Storm Colin heading toward Florida's Gulf coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... or warnings. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) The Brazos River flows out of it's banks Saturday, June 4, 2016, in Simonton, Texas. Parts of Texas have been inundated with rain in the last week, and more than half of the state has been under flood watches ...

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  6. Tropical Storm Colin forms in Gulf, speeds toward FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | MDJonline.com

    ... or warnings. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) The Brazos River flows out of it's banks Saturday, June 4, 2016, in Simonton, Texas. Parts of Texas have been inundated with rain in the last week, and more than half of the state has been under flood watches ...

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  7. Storms to bring rain, floods, possible tornadoes to EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | The Gillette News-Record

    ... or warnings. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) The Brazos River flows out of it's banks Saturday, June 4, 2016, in Simonton, Texas. Parts of Texas have been inundated with rain in the last week, and more than half of the state has been under flood watches ...

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  8. Tropical Storm Colin heading toward Florida's Gulf coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | New Canaan News-Review

    ... and more than half of the state has ... more The Brazos River flows out of it's banks Saturday, June 4, 2016, in Simonton, Texas. Parts of Texas have been inundated with rain in the last week, and more than half of the state has been under flood ...

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  9. Rain lets up in Texas but some evacuation orders continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... and more than half of the state has ... more The Brazos River flows out of it's banks Saturday, June 4, 2016, in Simonton, Texas. Parts of Texas have been inundated with rain in the last week, and more than half of the state has been under flood ...

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  10. Rain slows, but flooding still threat in Southeast TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | The Decatur Daily

    ... or warnings. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) The Brazos River flows out of it's banks Saturday, June 4, 2016, in Simonton, Texas. Parts of Texas have been inundated with rain in the last week, and more than half of the state has been under flood watches ...

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  11. Some moving, others staying after latest Texas floodingRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    ... Texas. Residents of some rural southeastern Texas counties were bracing for more flooding along the Brazos ... more SIMONTON, Texas (AP) - In 18 years, Southeast Texas resident Art Myrick says he's been ordered or asked to evacuate his home near the ...

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  12. Horses seek refuge from flood waters on house porch in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Examiner.com

    ... of the severity of conditions - perhaps most illustrative of this misery is the attached image. The Brazos River in Simonton is higher than at major flooding stage and is still rising. In the image, the horses huddled on the porch have found the ...

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  13. Video: Cows swim in TX floodwaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    ... riff, some of these cows did make it to higher ground. It was not clear how many survived. The water is receding in Simonton at a slow rate. There has been a mandatory evacuation put in effect for part of the city.

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  14. Response continues for historic flooding, more than 1,400 homes affectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Fort Bend Sun

    ... a lot of it will have nowhere to drain." As the river continues to rise in the Rosenberg and Richmond areas, the Simonton area has barely seen water levels fall. It is likely that any impact from this event will be felt for quite some time. ...

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  15. Video Story: Flooding in Texas forces evacuations, animals left behind in floodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    ... Bend County dozens have left their property, leaving behind livestock and pets trying to get to dry land. Part of Simonton was put under a mandatory evacuation as roads turned into lakes. Animal rescue groups in Houston, like Houston K-911 are out ...

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  16. Cows stranded in rising flood water in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Dozens of cows were trapped by rising water from the flooded Brazos River in Fort Bend County, Texas Wednesday. The cows were left to fend for themselves in one of the hardest hit areas - the city of Simonton.

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  17. Cows swim in TX high waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | WMC-TV Memphis

    The cows were left to fend for themselves in one of the hardest hit areas, the city of Simonton, TX. In the video, the animals are barely able to keep their heads above the water as they search for higher ground.

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  18. More Residents Flee as Swollen River Feeds Flooding near HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Insurance Journal West

    ... he said. About 40 people were rescued Sunday and Monday from low-lying homes in a flooded neighborhood of Simonton, a Fort Bend County community of about 800 residents. The county had set up a pumping system to divert the water from the ...

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  19. Video shows cows escaping floodwaters in Fort Bend CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | 12NewsNow.Com

    In 18 years, Southeast Texas resident Art Myrick says he's been ordered or asked to evacuate his home near the Brazos River about 20 times, but he didn't always do so and the house never flooded - until now. Flooding comes with living in Simonton, a small town west of Houston.

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  20. Texas News MinuteRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2016 | KBMT

    The largest health insurer in Texas wants to raise its rates on individual policies by an average of nearly 60 percent, a sign that President Barack Obama's overhaul didn't solve the problem of price spikes. SIMONTON, Texas - Some Texas residents like Art Myrick say they can no longer deal with having to evacuate their homes after flooding.

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