Waskom turns out for state champs at community party
The Wildcat Nation was out in full force as they lined the streets and filled the Waskom High School gym Saturday celebrating the football team as part of “Wildcat State Champ Day.”
Harrison historical commission hopes to save airport terminal
Texas Historical Commission’s confirmation regarding the county airport’s terminal building being eligible for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places gives the Harrison County Historica
75 reasons to celebrate: Junior League of Longview marks diamond anniversary
Sally Brown remembers the 1980s, when most Junior League of Longview meetings were during daytime hours.
Rainfall to slow down in Amarillo area
amarillo.com / Sun, 01 Feb 2015 02:00:29 +0000
Widespread rainfall continued across the Texas Panhandle early Saturday.
Light rain and overcast skies affected the region throughout the day.
“Looks like we’re getting on the back side of this system,” Chris Morris, a National Weather Service meteorologist in Amarillo, said on Saturday afternoon.
Morris said rainfall should slow down, though the area might see additional showers into today.
5 Questions with Kathleen Kirwan-Haynie
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 01 Feb 2015 00:45:00 -0600
A native of Midland, Kathleen Kirwan-Haynie works as the development director of Community and Senior Services — which operates the popular program, Meals On Wheels — to improve the lives of seniors a
East Texas family to be featured on American Pickers
LEIGH — A log cabin filled with antiques just outside of Marshall will be the focus of an upcoming “American Pickers” episode.
Academic Spotlight: Amanda Sumner, 16
amarillo.com / Sun, 01 Feb 2015 02:00:15 +0000
Amanda Sumner, 16
Class: Junior, River Road High School
Nominated by: Don Zidlicky,
■ What is the reason for nominating this student?: “She received a Superior rating and a gold medal for her soprano solo at the Texas State Solo/Ensemble Contest held in Pfluggerville at the end of the last school year.”
El Paso City Council to discuss restrooms in parks
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 31 Jan 2015 20:50:18 MST
The El Paso City Council on Tuesday will discuss the possibility of revising the city policy on what size parks are in line for restrooms, according to a meeting agenda item posted by city Rep. Carl Robinson.
Beilue: 1-sided games are a problem
amarillo.com / Sun, 01 Feb 2015 02:00:42 +0000
When is a basketball win no longer a win but an embarrassing farce? When are games no longer competition but simply debacles?
How about this one from a California high school girls game nearly three weeks ago — Arroyo Valley 161, Bloomington 2. But, hey, it was only 104-1 at halftime in which coach Michael Anderson used a full-court press the entire time.
Satellite might help explain Texas water deficit
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 31 Jan 2015 22:28:52 MST
AUSTIN >> A satellite launched Saturday in California will provide important data as researchers grope for ways to explain a massive deficit in Texas water over the past several years, a scientist involved in the research said.
Pine Tree ISD superintendent outlines district’s goals, direction
Pine Tree ISD has several programs and events planned for the coming months that will set the tone for the future of the district, its superintendent said this past week.
Buffalo roam restored habitat
amarillo.com / Sun, 01 Feb 2015 01:59:45 +0000
QUITAQUE — A full-grown bull briefly looks up from his meal as you drive through his territory. The great creature briefly ponders the sight of you and your vehicle, then returns to the pasture on which he’s grazing.
Caprock Canyons State Park is one of the few places you’re able to see buffalo, and you’re lucky you can even see them there. North America’s bison herd once thinned dangerously close to extinction.
“Bison were being slaughtered by the thousands,” said Park Superintendent Donald Beard.
Harrison County airport terminal eligible for National Register
Harrison County Judge Hugh Taylor received confirmation that the Harrison County airport terminal is eligible for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places and will require further assessm
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