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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.


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.

2014 Children's Arts and Literacy Festival one for the books

The 3rd annual Children's Art and Literacy Festival has ended...and it'll be one to remember.

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Abilene Regional Airport hit hard by Thursday hailstorm

Abilene Regional Airport was hit extremely hard by what turned out to be a damaging hailstorm Thursday night.

Historic Swenson House damaged during Abilene hailstorm

A house many consider Abilene's most historic was damaged during Thursday night's storm.

Tennis, even baseball-sized hail reported in Abilene

A lone severe thunderstorm rolled through Abilene around 6 p.m. Thursday evening, dropping heavy rain, and very large hail.




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