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  1. Mistrial declared after jury debacle 53 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | The Victoria Advocate

    The case of a black woman accused of assault will start over in Wharton County after a judge learned prosecutors may have excluded other black people from serving on the jury. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 1986 that prosecutors must give race-neutral reasons when striking people from serving on a jury.

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  2. Wharton County Junior College: Small classes, affordability, personal ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | Chron

    ... hands-on learning as students work with simulators and small-scale working models of petrochemical plant equipment. Wharton County Junior College (WCJC) offers more than 40 Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees; an Associate of Arts (AA) ...

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  3. Public Invited to Appeal or Comment on Flood Maps for Fort Bend and Wharton Counties in TexasRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    DENTON, Texas- New preliminary flood maps in Fort Bend and Wharton counties are now ready for residents and business owners to review. The maps were produced by a team of local, state and FEMA floodplain officials.

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  4. Commishes discuss flooding aftermathRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | The Bandera County Courier

    ... open for a day and a half before being closed again. However, the recent storms have put rehabilitation efforts at Wharton's Dock 'on hold' as four road crews were shifted where needed. In fact, all road rehab projects have been suspended. 'The ...

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  5. Massive fire burns Wharton apartmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Chron

    A fire ripped through the Briar Pointe Apartments in the 1700 block of Briar Lane in Wharton Tuesday night, June 14, 2016. A fire ripped through the Briar Pointe Apartments in the 1700 block of Briar Lane in Wharton Tuesday night, June 14, 2016.

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  6. UHV to host free ticket night at Victoria ... 16 minutes ago Area...Read the original story

    Jun 2, 2016 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... season. Victoria East alumnus Kyle Craft also is spending the summer playing for his hometown team. A pitcher at Wharton Junior College the past two seasons, Craft will play at Nicholls State in Thibodaux, La., next season. El Campo alumnus Bryce ...

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  7. Stingy Gators: San Jac brings star-studded pitching staff to JucoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    CUTLINE: San Jacinto College pitcher Colten Schmidt tossed 7 quality innings, firing 7 strikeouts, while allowing 1 run on 4 hits, and 1 walk in the 4-1 regional tournament championship win over Wharton. Photo credit: Rob Vanya, San Jacinto College marketing, public relations, and government affairs department.

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  8. Art Guild thanks community for support of fundraiser 21 minutes ago...Read the original story

    May 7, 2016 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... Joe Novak, Megan Pakebusch and John Espinosa. Prizes may be picked up at Carroll's Gun Shop, Inc., 123 Carroll Road, Wharton, TX 77488. Call 979-532-3175 for more information.

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  9. Watch This Hilarious Wharton Stereotype SketchRead the original story

    May 2, 2016 | Daily Pennsylvanian

    Thanks to a UTB tipster, we've unearthed this sketch by Wharton Follies! You might be thinking, "oh what a great commentary that seeks to mock the unfair stereotypes of those poor, oppressed Whartonites." BUT the stereotypes are all too real.

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  10. Tracy Jo BradfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Tracy Jo Bradford, 43, passed away April 26, 2016, with her family by her side after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born May 3, 1972, in Calais, the daughter of Alan Bradford of St. Stephen NB and Cheryll Bradford of Wharton, TX.

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  11. Wharton County Youth Fair has Powerful Hypnotist Ron MilerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | PR Log

    Wharton County Youth Fair and www.Entertainment-Alliance.com presents a WEEK OF FREE HYPNOSIS! See the Show or Be the show! HOUSTON - April 26, 2016 - PRLog -- Hypnosis at the Fair? Oh yeah! Ron Miller, Stage Hypnotist will have eager volunteers from the audience become part of the show. He'll reach into their subconscious and who knows? They may become body builders, break dancers, race-car drivers or Justin Beiber impersonators.

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  12. Kayakers rescue drowning armadillo from flood watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | 12NewsNow.Com

    Wharton resident Megan Jurasek says she and her boyfriend are animal lovers, so they knew they had to take action when they saw an armadillo struggling in the Southeast Texas floodwaters. "My boyfriend plucked this guy out of the floodwaters by our home," she wrote on the KHOU 11 Facebook page .

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  13. Flooding damage toll risesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... "There's my wedding tape right there, I don't have another copy of it." Paula Favors, spokeswoman for the city of Wharton, a community of some 8,700 residents along the Colorado River about 50 miles southwest of Houston, said an evacuation order ...

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  14. NWS Expects Colorado River To Be Below Flood Stage SundayRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2016 | KTRH-AM Houston

    National Weather Service forecasters are hoping the Colorado River will be back below flood stage on Sunday. The river finally crested last night near Wharton, forcing mandatory evacuations to dozens of homes.

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  15. Rain gone, sunny skies return to flood-recovering HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Valley Morning Star

    ... until Thursday. Eight deaths have been blamed on subsequent flooding in Harris, Waller and Austin counties. Parts of Wharton, about 50 miles southwest of Houston, remained under mandatory evacuation due to flooding linked to the rain-swollen ...

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  16. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | KTRH-AM Houston

    ... Bernard rivers. The waterways are on the rise due to runoff off from this week's heavy rains in southeast Texas. In Wharton, hundreds were ordered from their homes late yesterday as the Colorado River was well beyond flood stage.

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  17. Flood Dangers Loom as Water Flows SouthHistoric Flood Warnings for Addicks, Barker ReservoirsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | KTRH-AM Houston

    ... they're performing very well." Meanwhile, flooding along the Colorado River already forced a mandatory evacuation in Wharton and residents along the West Fork of the San Jacinto River are under a flood warning through Tuesday.

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  18. As skies clear, focus turns to flooding from swollen rivers and reservoirsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Chron

    ... in Houston. Aaron Phillips carries his step son J'Dynn through the water as they evacuate their home on Thursday in Wharton. Aaron Phillips carries his step son J'Dynn through the water as they evacuate their home on Thursday in Wharton. J'Kayla ...

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  19. Driver Deaths on Flooded Roads in Houston Area Prompt ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... days, weather permitting, and gradually ease the surrounding street flooding, Arnold said. Meanwhile, officials in Wharton, a community of about 8,700 residents about 50 miles southwest of Houston, ordered residents to leave their homes in some ...

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  20. Latest: Driver deaths on flooded Texas roads prompt reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Valley Morning Star

    ... weeks, depending on additional rainfall and how quickly and how much water eventually can be released. Officials in Wharton, about 50 miles southwest of Houston, have expanded a mandatory evacuation area to about a square mile as the rain-swollen ...

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