MISD votes to wait on calling bond election
The Marshall ISD Board of Trustees took no action on Monday on calling for a bond election in November.
MHS fieldhouse to be named for Y.A. Tittle
After hearing citizens' comments and a recommendation from Marshall ISD Athletic Director Clint Harper, the MISD Board of Trustees voted Monday to approve a name change of the high school's football f
Tatum ISD adopts balanced budget, tax rate
The Tatum ISD Board of Trustees will operate with an $18.5 million balanced budget and flat tax rate for the 2014-15 school year.
White Oak joins Gregg County cities replacing water meters
Contractors will be replacing water meters in White Oak during upcoming weeks, modernizing the city utility with work similar to ongoing projects in other Gregg County cities.
Details of WT’s downtown plans emerge
amarillo.com / Wed, 20 Aug 2014 03:16:31 +0000
Employers and others with stakes in what courses will be offered at West Texas A&M University’s planned downtown campus will get a chance to talk about it today at Amarillo Chamber of Commerce.
“We’re anticipating that campus will grow to 3,000 students,” said Neal Weaver, vice president of institutional advancement at WT.
The school currently has from 1,350 to 1,500 students in the Chase Tower on three floors. It started on one floor in 2008.
Longview planning commission recommends city change rules on pool tables
The Longview Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously eased the reins on pool tables Tuesday, specifying that a restaurant or store with only one pool table does not qualify as a pool hall and is no
Davis recounts past efforts to help rape survivors
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:45:00 -0500
With less than three months before election day, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis made a second campaign stop in Odessa to compare her past efforts to curb sexual assault with past decis
Sub shop offers taste of Atlantic boardwalk
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:53:00 -0500
Jersey Mike’s opens today in northwest Midland with a menu full of submarine sandwiches featuring freshly sliced meats and special sauces.
Texas Land Commissioner candidate stops by to meet Marshall residents
John Cook, Democratic Party nominee for Texas Land Commissioner, said he’s passionate about education, the environment and veterans, which is why he is running for the position.
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Police investigate stabbing in Northeast El Paso
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:59:55 MDT
El Paso police are investigating a stabbing this evening in the Northeast.
East Texas police departments focuson safety as school begins
With East Texas schools back in session Monday, police departments are enhancing their presence on campus to help ensure safety.
EPISD audit finds inconsistencies in curriculum, some needs not met
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:05:21 MDT
An audit of the El Paso Independent School District's curriculum found several inconsistencies and that the needs of students in subgroup populations were not being adequately addressed.
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