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  1. More Local Counties Added to Texas Disaster DeclarationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | KBTX-TV Bryan

    ... Lamar, Liberty, Leon, Lynn, Madison, Milam, Real, Refugio, Rusk, Sabine, Travis, Tyler, Uvalde, Victoria, Waller and Wharton.

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  2. Travis, Williamson counties added to disaster declarationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Several more Central Texas counties have been added to Texas' state disaster declaration. On Friday, Gov. Greg Abbott declared a state of disaster in 24 additional counties, bringing the total number of counties to 70. The counties added to the declaration are: Angelina, Burleson, Cherokee, Edwards, Ellis, Fayette, Gillespie, Kaufman, Lamar, Liberty, Leon, Lynn, Madison, Milam, Real, Refugio, Rusk, Sabine, Travis, Tyler, Uvalde, Victoria, Waller and Wharton.

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  3. Governor Abbott adds Tyler CountyaRead the original story

    May 29, 2015 | Tyler County Booster

    Governor Greg Abbott today declared a state of disaster in 24 additional counties, bringing the total number of counties under Texas' state disaster declaration to 70. The counties added to the declaration are: Angelina, Burleson, Cherokee, Edwards, Ellis, Fayette, Gillespie, Kaufman, Lamar, Liberty, Leon, Lynn, Madison, Milam, Real, Refugio, Rusk, Sabine, Travis, Tyler, Uvalde, Victoria, Waller and Wharton. Additional counties may be added as the situation develops.

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  4. Upstream, The Brazos Is RisingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | KWTX

    ... meanwhile, is expected to crest two feet lower than previously expected in and around the southeastern Texas city of Wharton, where residents have been asked to evacuate about 300 homes. City spokeswoman Paula Favors said Friday that river level is ...

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  5. More rain, flooding expected in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | WPBF

    ... runoff could rush downstream to Houston, inundating parts of the city once again. Southwest of Houston, officials in Wharton, Texas, called for a voluntary evacuation on the western side of the city Wednesday as forecasters warned that the Colorado ...

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  6. Massive sinkhole appears in Texas after floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... this week. Some people living near the river could see several feet of water rushing into their homes. The mayor of Wharton, Texas, is expected to order a mandatory evacuation of the west end of town.

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  7. Mandatory evacuations ordered for west side of WhartonRead the original story

    May 29, 2015 | KHOU-TV Houston

    The river is now about two feet above flood stage and officials predict it will rise another two-and-a-half feet by Saturday morning. Mandatory evacuations ordered for west side of Wharton The river is now about two feet above flood stage and officials predict it will rise another two-and-a-half feet by Saturday morning.

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  8. Another round of rain brings more serious flooding in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    ... along highways that were nearly gridlocked from the high water and abandoned vehicles. The Colorado River in Wharton and the Brazos and San Jacinto rivers near Houston were the main focus of concern as floodwaters moved from North and Central Texas ...

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  9. Officials eye river levels in Texas, with focus on HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Colorado River in Wharton and the Brazos and San Jacinto Rivers near Houston were the focus of attention as floodwaters from North and Central Texas moved downstream toward the Gulf of Mexico. Meanwhile, the death toll continued to rise as search teams hunted through debris piles along rivers that raged through Central Texas and the Houston area.

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  10. For Texas man, you can go home againRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... homes, both this house and an earlier one. There is also a replica of the Southern Pacific Passenger Depot in Wharton, Texas, a 1914 building that was restored by Stern and Bucek, and the control towers from the Southern Pacific Englewood Yard near ...

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  11. Kurtz, Robles roll weekly high scores an hour ago Chris Kurtz rolled...Read the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... Sundowner action. Other nice scores for the ladies were by Sharon Guinn (598), Chris Guerra (216-594) and Samantha Wharton (225 single). The Victoria USBC Association annual meeting will be held at the Vera Cruz Restaurant on May 2 at 10 a.m. As an ...

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  12. Polo not just for rich and famous, college players sayRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... It's costing each of the Aggies about $700 to play in the nationals, McCleary said. Casey Woodfin, a junior from Wharton Texas, said the sport is a huge time commitment. He works out the horses twice a day, and trains about 90 minutes in the gym in ...

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  13. Carolyn Elaine FlaggRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Fort Bend Star

    ... who touched the countless hearts of family, friends and strangers alike. Carol was born October 2nd, 1949 in Wharton, Texas to Harry and Dorothy Theiss. It was in Wharton that Carol met the love of her life and future husband, Dan Flagg. The couple ...

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  14. Raul 'Roy' EuresteRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Crescent-News.com

    ... (Jamie) Eureste; five great-grandchildren, Ethan, Elliot, Norah, Jasper and Charlotte; brother, Irineo Eureste, Wharton, Texas; and sister, Aurelia (Thomas) Tovar, Napoleon. He was preceded in death by four brothers, Jose, Daniel, Primitivo and ...

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  15. More than 40 animals shot in Wharton County 41 minutes ago Wharton...Read the original story

    Mar 10, 2015 | The Victoria Advocate

    Investigators think the animals were shot at close range and left lying in the area over a two-night span last week on County Road 406. Twenty-eight sheep and 15 emus - livestock valued at more than $20,000 - were killed, according to a press release issued by the Wharton County Sheriff's Office.

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  16. River coalition calls for better conservation after TCEQ actionRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2015 | Southwest Farm Press

    TCEQ officially approved the emergency order as requested by LCRA to stop releases of interruptible water from the Highland Lakes to irrigation operations in Colorado, Wharton and Matagorda counties. It comes as no surprise to Texas rice growers that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality voted to cut off Colorado River irrigation water to agriculture and the environment for the fourth straight year during a meeting Wednesday That action rubber-stamps an emergency water request from the Lower Colorado River Authority , the group charged with managing water resources along the 862 mile waterway.

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  17. Tank fire left to burn out near Wharton - 22 minutes agoRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2015 | The Victoria Advocate

    An oilfield tank explosion that happened before 9 a.m. Friday is being left to burn out on its own. A tank disposal battery exploded near Farm-to-Market Road 102 and County Road 239 in Wharton County, according to a Wharton County Sheriff's Office dispatcher.

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  18. In the garden with Urban Harvest: Home-grown potatoes provide tasty fareRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Chron

    ... over ordinary planting methods unless you plant one of the rare indeterminate potato varieties. Then I learned from Wharton County farmer Joan Gunderman that potatoes were once an important commercial crop in Wharton. What does work is planting ...

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  19. Child dies in fire at Wharton houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | KHOU-TV Houston

    Child dies in fire at Wharton house HOUSTON -- A child died in a house fire Monday morning in Wharton, the State Fire Marshal's Office said. Child dies in fire at Wharton house Child dies in fire at Wharton house HOUSTON -- A child died in a house fire Monday morning in Wharton, the State Fire Marshal's Office said.

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  20. Daniel PartidaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | The Cuero Record, Cuero, Texas

    Daniel Partida of Wharton, Texas, went to be with the Lord, December 17, 2014 at the age of 82. Born in Yoakum to Juan and Victoria Partida of Cuero.

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