Controversial El Paso water fee may be changed, PSB official says
elpasotimes.com / Fri, 29 Aug 2014 22:12:25 MDT
The city's recently approved and controversial water franchise fee may be in for a change. An alternative proposal to what the City Council passed is being worked on and is expected to be ready to
San Jacinto man faces arson charge
amarillo.com / Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:37:06 +0000
A man was arrested on a charge of reckless arson after a structure fire caused major damage Friday morning in the San Jacinto neighborhood.
Amarillo Assistant Deputy Fire Marshal Jacob Diaz said Pablo Sanchez Jr., 44, a tenant of the home, was arrested after he admitted to starting the fire, although Sanchez claimed he did not intentionally attempt to burn the house down.
At 9:27 a.m. Friday, police and firefighters were dispatched to a house at 503 S. Forest St., where Sanchez allegedly fled the burning house.
El Salvador opens consulate in South Texas
elpasotimes.com / Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:15:02 MDT
McALLEN, Texas (AP) - A Texas border city further cemented its position at the center of a surge of Central American immigrants by opening its fourth foreign diplomatic office Friday.
Back In Time 8-31-14
myplainview.com / Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:13:00 -0500
Aug. 31, 1944: Carroll L. “Jack” Thaxton has been promoted to sergeant, his mother Mrs. A.L. Thaxton has been notified. He is stationed in France and was employed at Cloverlake Creamery before enterin
Area mental health center sets $31M budget plan
The community mental health center for nine Northeast Texas counties set its $31 million budget Thursday amid an array of new attacks on old problems affecting well more than 12,000 residents in the a
Nonprofit says ISIS is in Juarez, US officials reject claim
elpasotimes.com / Fri, 29 Aug 2014 21:11:40 MDT
An organization that investigates government corruption posted on its website Friday claims that Islamic terrorist groups are operating in Juárez and plan to attack the United States with car bombs and other explosives.
Friday’s high school football scores from around Texas
elpasotimes.com / Fri, 29 Aug 2014 22:38:05 MDT
PREP FOOTBALL Class 6A Abilene 38, Colleyville Heritage 17 Aldine Eisenhower 7, Fort Bend Hightower 0 Allen 55, Denton Guyer 41 Arlington Bowie 72, Dallas Jesuit 49 Arlington Lamar
North Richland Hills family will remember beloved brother, uncle in suicide walk
Arrested Fort Worth police captain alleges retaliation
Bus drops off Longview ISD student, 4, at wrong location
Longview ISD officials said Friday that staff members and a bus driver at Ned E. Williams Elementary School are at fault for a 4-year-old child being dropped off a couple of miles from his home, viola
Week 1: El Paso-area high school football scores
elpasotimes.com / Fri, 29 Aug 2014 22:41:43 MDT
Franklin 24, Canutillo 13 Coronado 48, Andress 28 El Dorado 31, Eastlake 23 El Paso High 41, Clint 20 Irvin 9, Parkland 7 Americas 35, Carlsbad 19 Socorro 34, Horizon 10 Austin 23, Bel Air
Duck blinds shot down at Caddo Lake hunting preserve
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Service soon will explain its decision to remove duck blinds next year from a long-hunted preserve.
Calendar for Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014
amarillo.com / Fri, 29 Aug 2014 22:29:27 +0000
The Solano Project: 6 p.m. Ruby Tequila’s Mexican Kitchen, 2001 S. Georgia St. No cover. 806-358-7829.
Mike Fuller: 6 p.m. Pescaraz Italian Restaurant, 3415 Bell St. No cover. 806-350-5430.
Stew Moss: 7 p.m. The Big Texan Steak Ranch Beer Garden, 7701 E. Interstate 40. No cover. 806-372-6000.
Josh Paulson: 7 p.m. Joe Taco, 7312 Wallace Blvd. No cover. 806-331-8226.
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