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

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War Hawk baseball gets set for opening day

It may still be January, but believe it or not baseball season is right around the corner. McMurry opening day is actually less than a week away.

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Texas Rangers visit Big Country, present Baird Baseball with grant

The Rangers Caravan made two stops Monday afternoon in the Big Country and did some good along the way.

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Adversity lies ahead for Lady Coogs

Cooper needs just one more win to tie the 2009-10 team for the most wins in a season, but adversity is over the horizon as head coach Ashlee Olvera is days away from giving birth to her first baby.

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Lady Coogs determined to protect home court Tuesday night

Cooper currently sits in the middle of the pack of their district, and will look to gain some separation.

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New season begins Tuesday for Coogs with district opener

Cooper got just what the doctor ordered. A week off of game action and some rest and relaxation.

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Abilene High still searching for first district win

Abilene High gets set to host Odessa High Tuesday night, and the Eagles need a win more than ever.

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Wildcats determined to keep their foot on the pedal

Since moving up to Division I a year ago, Abilene Christian men's basketball has made some big strides. As they kick start Southland Conference play, the Wildcats know they have a chance to do something special.

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Eagles celebrate football season at annual banquet

The high school football season is well over, but Thursday night Abilene High celebrated the Eagles incredible year.

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Lady Bulldogs have lofty goals heading into distrcit play

Wylie is focused on one thing and that's getting back to state. The Lady Bulldogs fell in the semifinals a year ago and their journey back begins Tuesday night.

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Albany girl representing Big Country at NFL PP&K nationals

As the Cowboys continue their road to the Super Bowl, one sixth grade girl from Albany will also be competing on gridiron this weekend.

AHS girls

Lady Eagles put preseason behind them, focusing on district

We've hit the mid-way point of the high school basketball season, and Lady Eagles of Abilene High are looking to start district play off on a high note.

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Lady Coogs preparing to kick start district play on Friday Night

Tuesday night the Lady Cougars completed their season sweep over rival Abilene High in the crosstown showdown. Friday night they'll look to carry that momentum as they open the second phase of their season.

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