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Garza’s life of service honored by GW Chamber

The George West Chamber of Commerce held its annual spring mixer on Tuesday, April 26. The event, which was hosted at Katzfey Barn was attended by 75 members and non-members of the chamber to celebrate all things local. After a presentation by Coastal Bend Publishing’s Dennis Wade, the chamber presented...
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'I thank God that no one was killed during the altercation' | Live Oak jury sentences man in under an hour for assaulting three police officers

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Jonathan Cadena has been sentenced to 60 years in prison for the assault of multiple police officers after jumping out of a stolen vehicle. Cadena faced charges of Aggravated Assault on a Public Servant, Taking a Weapon from a Peace Officer, and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.
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Fires continue to barrage LOC, McMullen

Live Oak and McMullen counties continue to be barraged by countless grass and brush fires, as the state’s growing battle amidst the onset of fire season has sent area volunteer fire departments scrambling to keep up. The George West Volunteer Fire Department, along with help and coordination from numerous...
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Three Rivers FCCLA earns blue at LOC Fair

The Three Rivers FCCLA program showed up big to the 2022 Live Oak County Fair, with several of its members winning blue rosettes (blue ribbons) for their baked good items. On Wednesday, March 2, the fair judged the baked good categories and Kyndal Kopplin, Skye Marin, Zach Davis, Madi Colston, Rae Macias, Ava Deleon and Oscar Cruces all took home the coveted rosettes.
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Fire conditions worsening in South Texas

Local and regional fire departments have been battling an onslaught of grass and structure fires as of late, due to the continued fire weather conditions inundating South Texas. The Three Rivers Volunteer Fire Department is no exception, battling numerous grass, brush and structure fires across Live Oak County and lending...
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Doris Houlihan Wilson

It is with great sorrow that we mourn the passing of our beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and friend, Doris Houlihan Wilson, of Beeville, Texas at the age of 95. Doris was born in Gussettville, a small community along the banks of the Nueces River in Live Oak County...
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LOC Republican Primary Election Candidate Profiles

Each candidate in a Live Oak County contested race in the March 1 primary election received a questionnaire from The Progress. Each candidate’s response was limited to 150 words per question. LIVE OAK COUNTY JUDGE. Alan D. Bluhm. What is your occupation?. I have been an attorney in Live...
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Houston man killed in crash in Live Oak County

THREE RIVERS, Texas — A Houston man was killed in a traffic accident in Live Oak County on Monday, Feb. 21, officials with the Texas Department of Public Safety said. The accident happened about three miles southwest of Three Rivers just after 11 p.m. Monday on IH 37. DPS...
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Area youth to ‘Walk Across Texas’

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension-Live Oak County chapter is kicking off its annual Walk Across Texas Youth program. The program is an eight-week endeavor, which invites any and all youth under the age of 18 in Live Oak County to sign up and participate, asks participants to walk 832 miles by the end of those eight weeks. The program is an attempt to inspire youth to stay active, go outside and, most importantly, exercise.
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Explosion in Three Rivers felt for miles

Residents of Three Rivers and surrounding areas were alarmed when, in the early morning hours of Monday, Jan. 3, a loud boom sounded, which delivered a shock wave that could be felt for miles. Shortly after 8 a.m. that morning, Live Oak County residents were alerted by a message sent...
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Meet Alan Bluhm, LOC Judge candidate

As Live Oak County gears up for its 2022 election cycle, one candidate for county judge is making waves with his hard work and experience. Alan D. Bluhm has been an attorney in Live Oak County for over a decade, with his law firm he operates in Three Rivers. As attorney, Bluhm practices in the district courts, county courts, JP and municipal courts in Live Oak, Bee, Karnes, Wilson and Atascosa counties.
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32 candidates prepare to state their case at LOC forum

The 2022 election cycle is presenting many changes this year. With redistricting throughout the State, all 31 State Senate seats are up for election, along with all 15 State Board of Education positions. Registers voters, who will be receiving new voter registration cards due to the area’s recent redistricting, are...
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LOC Sheriff endorses De La Cruz for TX-15

Live Oak County Sheriff Busby recently announced his endorsement of Monica De La Cruz for Congress in Texas’ 15th District. De La Cruz, a republican, is running to take the congressional seat currently held by democratic congressman Vicente Gonzalez, who’s held the seat since 2017. “As Sheriff of...
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SAR explore war at Christmas

The Live Oak County Chapter of Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) met Tuesday, Dec. 14, at the Buck West House in George West for the final meeting of the year. Local Historian Kasey King, guest speaker at the meeting, spoke of wars during Christmas time starting with George Washington crossing the Delaware in 1776. He also spoke of many wars and activities that took place during Christmas time in his colorful humorous ways that placed listeners in the very event he spoke about.
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