Former commissioner dies
LMTonline.com / Thu, 19 Dec 2013 01:52:43 -0600
A personality that could light up a room. That is how those close to former Webb County Commissioner L.H. “Chando” Guerra remembered him.
Youth pot smoking rises as attitudes shift
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 18 Dec 2013 22:50:00 -0600
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Wednesday sounded the alarm over rising marijuana use among the nation’s youth, saying that softening attitudes about the perceived risk of the drug are respon
Felony arrests for Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 18 Dec 2013 22:51:00 -0600
Evan L. Carter, 25, of Midland, was charged Tuesday with violation of probation.
Chamber banquet set for Feb. 27
myplainview.com / Wed, 18 Dec 2013 18:49:00 -0600
The 2014 Plainview Chamber of Commerce banquet will be held on Thursday, Feb. 27, in the Plainview Civic Center, according to Chamber Manager Linda Morris.
Calendar for Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013
amarillo.com / Thu, 19 Dec 2013 04:43:20 +0000
Jak Thurmond: 6 p.m. Cowboy Gelato, 2806 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-376-5286.
Smooth Condition: 6:30 p.m. El Bracero’s Mexican Bar & Grill, 2822 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-220-2395.
Kacie Williams: 6:30 p.m. Fire Slice Pizzeria, 7306 S.W. 34th Ave. No cover. 806-331-2232.
Stew Moss: 7 p.m. The Big Texan Steak Ranch, 7701 E. Interstate 40. No cover. 806-372-6000.
Updated: New charge for mother of cocaine-using kids
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 18 Dec 2013 18:38:00 -0600
ODESSA — Odessa police are filing a seventh warrant for a mother whose deceased infant child tested positive for cocaine, along with six other children, according to the department’s communications of
2 plead guilty to failing to deliver mail
amarillo.com / Wed, 18 Dec 2013 23:28:10 +0000
Two former postal carriers pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal charges for failing to deliver mail.
Charles Allen Tollett of Borger and Lesa Marie Stark pleaded guilty to the charges in Amarillo’s U.S. District Court.
According to federal court records, a postal customer and a retired U.S. Postal Service employee reported to the postmaster in Dumas on April 18 that he had discovered undelivered mail in a dumpster behind his residence in Dumas.
Hospital’s quality of care issues tackled
GoSanAngelo.com / Thu, 19 Dec 2013 03:10:00 -0000
New practices and procedures have boosted Shannon Medical Center’s quality of care when it comes to hip and knee replacements after a decline came to light.
GoSanAngelo.com / Thu, 19 Dec 2013 01:32:00 -0000
Stories and Songs for Preschoolers, Art Thursday, Art Walk and Pub Crawl, FiFiD TV
Breckenridge native to perform at West Texas Rehab Center telethon
ReporterNews.com / Thu, 19 Dec 2013 00:46:00 -0000
The line-up for the 2014 West Texas Rehabilitation telethon was announced Wednesday afternoon.
Area Christmas closings
timesrecordnews.com / Thu, 19 Dec 2013 06:00:00 -0000
Local services, offices and schools will be closed for the holiday season:
Arlington Santa Cops deliver gifts, holiday cheer to families in need
Executions in US drop close to 20-year low in 2013
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 19 Dec 2013 02:10:00 -0600
WASHINGTON — Reliance on the death penalty continues to decline with 39 people executed this year, only the second time in 19 years that fewer than 40 people were put to death, a private group reporte
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