George Levesque

Managing Editor/Anchor

POSTED: 1:56 PM Jun 06 2012   UPDATED: 3:08 PM May 19 2014

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KTXS News Anchor George Levesque

George Levesque has lived his entire life right here in the Big Country.

He was born in Colorado City in 1972 and lived there until high school graduation in 1990.

George graduated from McMurry University in 1996 with a degree in theatre and a minor in political science. While in college, he worked as a radio disc jockey. After graduation, George started a daily talk show and hosted that for five years.

In early 2000, George joined KTXS as a sports reporter. Three years later, he moved to Abilene's most-watched morning news program KTXS This Morning as the program's anchor.

George currently serves as a night anchor of KTXS News at Five and serves KTXS as managing editor.

George has won several Texas Associated Press Broadcasters awards for journalism. George's wife, Sidney, works for the Abilene Cultural Affairs Council. Their daughter, Julia, was born in 2010.

George's Most Recent Stories

Website poll rates Dyess AFB in Abilene as worst for living

More than 1,000 readers of the military news website Task & Purpose rated the worst Air Force bases to be stationed at, and Abilene’s Dyess Air Force Base topped the list.

McMurry alumna known for human rights work speaks to students

A McMurry graduate who has made big strides in combating human rights abuse returned to a welcome reception Thursday at her alma mater.

Abilene teachers receive grants to help with supplies

The Abilene Education Foundation began giving teachers grants to help pay for supplies and special projects Thursday.

Walk to End Alzheimer's

Abilene gears up for Walk to End Alzheimer's

It was a pep rally, of sorts, for the upcoming Walk to End Alzheimer's Thursday evening at The Mill in Abilene.

Same-gender wedding takes place for first time in Abilene

Wednesday, for the first time, a couple of the same gender was married in Abilene.

Hailey Dunn remembered at Colorado City graduation

The 2015 graduating class at Colorado High School found a solemn way to honor and remember a classmate lost almost five years ago -- Hailey Dunn.

Low enrollment causes HSU budget concerns

Hardin-Simmons University is offering faculty early retirement incentives to combat the cost of a recent drop in enrollment.

Haskell Junior High Band captures video of Mineral Wells tornado

The Haskell Junior High Band delayed their trip back home to stay clear of a dangerous tornado that hit Mineral Wells Tuesday night.

Abilene teen indicted for running over, killing man

An Abilene teen accused of running over a man and killing him for refusing to buy alcohol has been indicted.

Lake Stamford mess

Lakes in Scurry, Haskell counties big winners from recent rains

Maybe they should call it the "Scurry County Miracle" because once again a lake with a history of being low is the big winner after recent rain.

Abilene city councilman addresses concerns over back taxes

An Abilene city councilman whose business was audited by the state says he's paid the taxes that were due.

angelea carey

96-year-old Abilene woman gets gift to help sew for Zambia

She's been sewing dresses for school kids in Zambia for more than a year. Now, 96-year-old Angelea Carey is getting a little help with her work.




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