George Levesque

Managing Editor/Anchor

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

Money

Doing the Math: Homeowners in Taylor County will shell out more for taxes next year

When you add up the various tax entities, Taylor County residents should be ready to shell out more for taxes next fiscal year…about $11 more a month for AISD homeowners and about $6 for Wylie homeowners with a home valued at $100,000 in 2013.

Names of 2 killed in West Texas oil field accident released

The Mitchell County Sheriff's Department has released the names of the two men killed and one injured while removing a pump jack on Wednesday.

Abilene High senior who wakes from coma showing improvement

17-year-old Cory Almanza is now moving his extremities, and showing progress after suddenly waking Sunday.

UPDATE: Victim killed in 2 car FM 89 wreck identified

The Texas Department of Public Safety has identified Christopher Crane as the victim killed in a two car wreck on FM-89 Friday evening.

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City of Abilene budget passes first reading

If the budget makes it through the three public hearings without changes most residents will see their taxes go up.

Ex-Sweetwater mayor joins crowded field of Texas Senate hopefuls

Former Sweetwater Mayor Greg Wortham will be running in an already crowded field for the state senate seat held by the vacating Robert Duncan.

fatal accident

2 killed, 4 injured in Ballinger single-vehicle crash

Two people were killed and four others injured after the SUV they were in ran into a deer in Runnels County.

Texas oil production sets new record

Drilling in the United States hit a new record this week. 1,562 active rigs are working fields in the U.S. That’s the highest number since Baker Hughes began counting oil rigs by themselves in 1987.

wylie independent school elementary

Wylie enrollment figures show dramatic growth in recent years

The Wylie Independent School District has experienced long-term growth for years, but not like the dramatic growth the district is seeing right now.

FM 600 motorcycle crash

UPDATE: Police say speeding involved in Seabee Park motorcycle crash

The driver of a motorcycle that rear-ended a van near Lake Fort Phantom has been cited for speeding.

Texas A&M, Bryan-College Station, Texas

Study: Big Country students getting degrees at higher rate than state

Students in Big Country completed college and trade schools at a higher rate than the state of Texas, a new study shows.

Voting

Way Taylor County voters vote could soon dramatically change

If the county has its way, the November midterm election will be very different than past elections.

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