Main Street office calling Convention Center home
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:00:00 -0500
Marshall residents looking for help from the Main Street office can now find it at the Convention Center.
Kilgore rejects ballpark bids
KILGORE — Kilgore residents will have to wait longer for a new baseball complex after the City Council rejected bids for buildings and groundwork Tuesday.
Forum looks at improving El Paso food chain
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:26:35 MDT
A forum to provide ideas on how people and organizations in the El Paso area can improve local food systems will be held Thursday.
Crisis consequences spread past Texas
LMTonline.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 02:40:50 -0500
Ever-increasing numbers of immigrants entering the United States was creating problems for federal officials and the agencies whose personnel were directly involved in immigration matters.
Department in Henderson spends $17,000 on asbestos
Henderson recently spent $17,000 to remove asbestos from one of its fire stations, and the city soon will begin taking bids for a new roof.
Editorial: Gov. Rick Perry promotes ambition over border cities
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:09:36 MDT
Texas Gov. Rick Perry's decision to send 1,000 National Guardsmen to the border on an ill-defined mission will waste taxpayer dollars and not address any real problems currently facing the state.
Investigation continues into deadly shooting in Northeast El Paso
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:22:27 MDT
El Paso police homicide detectives continue investigating last week's fatal shooting of a young man in a car at a Northeast intersection.
Healthy rainfall at Palo Duro Canyon, surrounding areas
amarillo.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:28:33 +0000
Preliminary rainfall measures show a healthy amount of precipitation falling Tuesday evening over areas around Amarillo, while only a trace amount has fallen at Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport, National Weather Service Amarillo Meteorologist John Cockrell said.
NWS has received reports of .87 inches of rain falling by about 7 p.m. from the mesonet station at Palo Duro Canyon State Park, while a station northeast of Amarillo reported .31 inches and a station northwest of Amarillo reported .22 inches.
Editorial: Of course Nugent concert will bring criticism
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:52:00 -0500
The group Una Voz Unida of Odessa doesn’t want Ted Nugent to appear at the Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center and has created a change.org petition -- “Say ‘No’ to Ted Nugent Concert” -- to push for c
Police looking for suspect in Longview apartment shooting
Police are searching for a suspect in a Tuesday night shooting at a Longview apartment complex.
Methvin in Longview closed; post office alleyway open
Methvin Street was closed to traffic Tuesday between Green and Fredonia streets as work began on the reconstruction of the downtown thoroughfare.
Today in History for Wednesday, July 23
amarillo.com / Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:26:05 +0000
■ On July 23, 1914, Austria-
■ In 1885, Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th president of the United States, died in Mount McGregor, New York, at age 63.
■ In 1886, a legend was born as Steve Brodie claimed to have made a daredevil plunge from the Brooklyn Bridge into New York’s East River. (However, there are doubts about whether the dive actually took place.)
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