State parks draw crowds, provide economic impact
amarillo.com / Mon, 24 Nov 2014 04:07:40 +0000
State parks can make visitors go “ahhh,” but those visitors also open their wallets making significant economic impacts in surrounding communities, and the Texas Panhandle’s parks are no different.
‘Nut’ tickets on sale
Make this holiday season extra special by taking in a performance of Peter Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” at Texas A&M International University on Thursday, Dec. 4 through Sunday, Dec. 7 at the Center for the Fine and Performing Arts Theatre.
Couple probes avenues to loosen Harrison County ordinance blocking Caddo bed-and-breakfast
An Arlington couple who hoped to convert two historic cabooses into a bed-and-breakfast off Caddo Lake are contemplating a legal track five years after they say Harrison County sprang a prohibitive or
El Paso Sheriffs partner with Bel Air’s corrections program
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 23 Nov 2014 16:56:28 MST
The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is partnering with Bel Air High School's Corrections Program to help prepare students for careers in law enforcement.
Donate today for holiday food drive
Today is donation day for the 30th annual Thanksgiving Food Drive in Longview.
Texas state board disciplines PSB-hired appraiser
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:44:06 MST
The independent appraiser the Public Service Board hired to appraise three properties that the board ultimately purchased was disciplined in May by the state Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board (TALCB) in Austin.
Kilgore Snow Hill Festival lights up eyes under city’s lit-up derricks
KILGORE — Kaytlin Forrest reached the foot of Mt. Kilgore, a custom built snow hill in downtown Kilgore, and jumped up and down from her inner tube in glee.
TxDOT road report for week of Nov. 23
Here’s a look at road work planned this week across Northeast Texas by the Texas Department of Transportation:
Radio announcer wins award
A local radio announcer was awarded the Premio Nacional de Locución 2014 (National Announcers Award 2014) by the Asociación Nacional de Locutores de México, A.C., in the Social Content category.
Longview road report for the week of Nov. 23
The city of Longview has scheduled the following projects that may affect traffic this week across the city:
Nonprofit’s goal is to help supply medication
Assisting the needy with their medication is the goal of a nonprofit that supplies drugs, either generic or branded, at a low cost for up to six months.
Brothers file new lawsuit against city of Arlington, Mansfield school district
Tension mounts as ruling awaited in Ferguson police shooting
FERGUSON, Mo. — Despite preparations for a weekend decision in the Ferguson shooting case, the grand jurors apparently need more time to deliberate, and the uncertainty just seemed to feed the anxiety
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