Ex-Longview employees not picked for new post
Neither of two former Longview assistant city managers, Chuck Ewings nor Karen Daly, who applied for the chief post in San Marcos earlier this month were selected for the position.
Community’s philanthropists make the difference
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In January 2013 alone, Times Charities approved nearly $1,200 in assistance to clients at Faith Mission — relatively small contributions of $10 here, $200 there, that made a priceless difference in the lives they touched.
Arlington firefighters recognized for saving disabled man from burning home
Man guilty in pot conspiracy, possession
A federal jury returned a guilty verdict after an hour of deliberation against a Laredo man for engaging in a conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute marijuana, a U.S. attorney announced.
Shawver Park lights display ends Friday
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 19 Dec 2013 01:30:38 MST
The much talked about holiday lights at J.P. Shawver Park in the Lower Valley will be disconnected Saturday as scheduled.
Officials set to vote on state grant
HENDERSON — The Rusk County Commissioners Court took the first step Wednesday toward seeking a state grant to fix county roads damaged by oilfield activity.
Burgled store owner offers $5K for info
The owner of Longview Wheel and Performance hopes security film of a truck will help him find the burglar who made off with between $30,000 and $40,000 worth of equipment.
UISD head given more benefits
The United Independent School District Board of Trustees voted unanimously Wednesday to give Superintendent Roberto J. Santos some added benefits to his recently extended contract.
Longview firefighters complete high-angle rope rescue training
Longview fire crews trained Wednesday on a 270-foot-tall cellular tower to gain certification for specialty rescues.
Ex-Socorro mayor Willie Gandara Sr. to be sentenced today
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 19 Dec 2013 01:20:18 MST
Former Socorro Independent School District board president Guillermo "Willie" Gandara Sr. is scheduled to be sentenced this morning, nearly five months after he admitted to participating in the Access HealthSource bribery scheme.
Former commissioner dies
A personality that could light up a room. That is how those close to former Webb County Commissioner L.H. “Chando” Guerra remembered him.
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