County honors Judge Rucker at retirement party
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:05:00 -0600
Family members, county employees and members of the local legal community came to the Midland County Courthouse on Friday to honor retiring 318th District Judge Dean Rucker.
Church, fraternity group to continue toy giveaway
Mike Mitchell hopes to spread Christmas cheer this Sunday by giving out toys to kids that are less fortunate.
Officer cleared in shooting
A Gregg County grand jury has cleared Longview police officer Johnny Lyons of wrongdoing in the Aug. 7 shooting death of Regan Marshall Wagner.
Grand jury indicts man in self-storage robbery
amarillo.com / Sat, 20 Dec 2014 03:48:22 +0000
Potter County grand jurors indicted an Amarillo man Wednesday on an aggravated robbery charge, court records show.
Eddie Flores Sapien, 53, is charged with robbing a woman at gunpoint Dec. 2.
The woman, an employee of Secure Care Self-Storage, 4000 E. Interstate 40, flagged down an Amarillo police officer along the frontage road in the 4000 block of East I-40, police said.
The woman said Sapien walked into the business and demanded she place money on the counter.
Sapien told the woman to go outside and give him a ride, but she flagged down the officer.
Brylee Breland: 5 days until Christmas
Name: Brylee Breland
ETBU named to national higher education honor roll
For the fourth consecutive year, East Texas Baptist University has been named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Servic
Best of Beilue: News flash! I’m no genius
amarillo.com / Sat, 20 Dec 2014 02:57:47 +0000
Editor’s note: This column, taken from Jon Mark Beilue’s book, “This Might be a Good Story ...” first appeared in the Amarillo Globe-News on Feb. 1, 2009.
Here I was on a Saturday morning taking the American Mensa test. Think about that. Me, taking the Mensa test. That’s like Helen Keller testing to get her commercial driver’s license.
Buckeyes snag 3rd state title
Gilmer’s second-half comeback Friday against West Orange-Stark at AT&T Stadium in Arlington landed the Buckeyes their third state championship.
Family seeks records in Tiede case
Marjorie Nugent’s family believes correspondence between the Panola County district attorney and the people who made a movie about the elderly woman’s killer will show a conflict of interest in the ca
Albertson’s, Lions Club shopping spree helps area non-profits
Several shoppers from area nonprofit organizations had their buggies loaded Friday for a shopping spree funded by the Longview Lions Club and Albertson’s grocery store.
Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama declared Friday that Sony “made a mistake” in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea’s leader, and he pledged the U.S. would respond “in
LISD Foundation launches campaign
In 2015 the Longview ISD Education Foundation will celebrate its 20th anniversary but it’s kicking off the celebration with a new fundraising campaign, logo and website.
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