Suspects sought in Parker County antique furniture scam
Van de Putte plans Panhandle push
amarillo.com / Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:47:57 +0000
AUSTIN — Don’t write off the Democratic ticket just yet. Although the most recent poll released Thursday shows Democrats Wendy Davis of Fort Worth and Leticia Van de Putte of San Antonio trailing their respective Republican rivals for governor and lieutenant governor, the two state senators continue running aggressive campaigns.
Van de Putte is on a 13-day statewide bus tour that includes a Lubbock rally on Sunday evening and two additional stops in the area on Monday, first a morning rally in Amarillo at 10 a.m. and then a 5:30 p.m. stop in Wichita Falls.
Student of the Week: MHS senior serves at church alter
Gricelda Sanchez, 17, is a typical teenager in every way, except for one thing.
Meeting about foster care, adoptions set
amarillo.com / Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:56:20 +0000
Buckner Children and Family Services is offering a look at the options surrounding foster care and adoptions.
It will host an informational meeting at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Buckner office at 1422 S. Tyler St., Suite 100.
“We ask that people RSVP, but it’s not required,” said Jorie Morrison, foster and adoptive home recruiter. “We have these on the first Monday every month.”
For information or to RSVP, contact Katie Groninger at 806-373-1474 or email@example.com.
Testing for Christmas
Police: Irving man had more than 1,000 improper videos
Greater Oak Grove pastor anniversary
Calendar for Saturday Oct. 25, 2014
amarillo.com / Sat, 25 Oct 2014 03:17:11 +0000
The Foxfire Experiment: 5 p.m. Amarillo Hut, 4201 Bushland Blvd. No cover. 806-576-3400.
Live music: 7 p.m. The Big Texan Steak Ranch Beer Garden, 7701 E. Interstate 40. No cover. 806-372-6000.
Kickshikers Band: 7 p.m VFW Post 1475, 1401 W. Eighth Ave. Cover. 806-373-3521.
Jon Brooks: 7:30 p.m. Part of High Plains Public Radio’s Living Room Concerts series. Fibonacci Space, 3306 S.W. Sixth Ave. Suggested $10 donation. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Greg Abbott, Chuck Norris urge East Texans to ‘get out and vote’
news-journal.com / Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:00:00 -0500
TYLER — Texas Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott told a Tyler audience Friday his election is an opportunity to put East Texas values in the governor’s mansion.
Today in history, Saturday, Oct. 25
amarillo.com / Sat, 25 Oct 2014 03:17:34 +0000
■ On Oct. 25, 1954, a meeting of President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s Cabinet was broadcast live on radio and television; during the session, Secretary of State John Foster Dulles, just returned from Europe, reported on agreements signed in Paris on the future of West Germany. (To date, it’s the only presidential Cabinet meeting to be carried on radio and TV.)
■ In 1760, Britain’s King George III succeeded his late grandfather, George II.
WECC kids get field day training at ETBU
There was a lot of running, jumping, pedaling and smiling going on Friday at Keys Gymnasium on the East Texas Baptist University campus, as more than a 100 pre-kindergartners and a dozen ETBU students
Waskom fire department encourages Halloween safety
Halloween can be a dangerous time for children.
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