DNA puts Lopez at scene
A man on trial for his alleged involvement in the torturing and killing of a man in August 2013 denied his involvement in an interview with a Laredo police detective, but physical evidence presented Wednesday to the jury by a DNA expert contradicted his claims, prosecutors say.
Teachers’ bond strengthened by breast cancer
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:44:00 -0500
Kara Moore, Terri Patton, Stephanie Arnold and Jan Lary — all elementary teachers at Midland Christian School — have been diagnosed with and battled breast cancer.
Two arrested in car chase, crash
A chase ended with a car reported stolen crashing into a tractor Tuesday evening in North Laredo, according to police.
Woman arrested for suspected child abuse
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:00:00 -0500
A 41-year-old Midland woman was arrested Monday for allegedly abusing a 9-year-old boy, according to court documents.
TCU-area stakeholders searching for compromise on overlay
Xcel Energy repeats warnings about scams
myplainview.com / Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:11:00 -0500
AMARILLO - Reports of scams against Xcel Energy customers in Texas and New Mexico picked up again in August and September after falling in the early part of the summer.
Pink the Basin looks to increase fundraising
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:42:00 -0500
For the third straight year, Pink the Basin led fundraising efforts in and around the Midland/Odessa area for October’s Breast Cancer Awareness month, looking to top last year’s more than $200,000 in
Dumas narrows superintendent list
amarillo.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 01:31:16 +0000
Dumas Independent School District’s Board of Trustees has named a lone finalist following a two-month superintendent search.
During its meeting Wednesday night, the board named Monty Hysinger, superintendent of Clarendon Independent School District, as the district’s lone finalist, Dumas Board President Johnny Schmucker said.
Schmucker said Hysinger’s work in Clarendon, including raising test scores, technology, transportation and other programs, as well as his knowledge of Dumas schools, set him apart.
Man dies in bike accident
A man died Wednesday after falling from the motorcycle he was riding in Central Laredo, authorities said.
Crime Stoppers seeks loader thief
amarillo.com / Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:42:55 +0000
Amarillo police are asking for help locating the person or people responsible for taking a 65,000-pound piece of construction equipment on a miles-long joyride that caused hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage.
Amarillo police went to a construction site Tuesday morning at the Canadian River bridge. Gilvin-Terril Ltd. personnel had reported a missing 2000 Caterpillar 980G front-end wheel loader, according to an Amarillo Crime Stoppers news release.
Potter County deputies found the loader with the help of a private helicopter, the release said.
Hallsville homecoming queen
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 04:00:00 -0500
Calendar for Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014
amarillo.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:10:47 +0000
Women’s Philanthropy Fund luncheon: 11:30 a.m. Amarillo Civic Center Complex Grand Plaza Ballroom, 401 S. Buchanan St. Admission charge. 806-376-4521.
Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health Girl Power: 5 to 9 p.m. Amarillo Civic Center Complex Heritage Ballroom, 401 S. Buchanan St. Tickets $15. 806-356-4617 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Broadway Spotlight Series’ “Jekyll and Hyde”: 7:30 p.m. Tickets $20 to $60, plus service charge. 806-378-3096 or www.panhandle
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