MPD: Man found with drugs near church playground
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:02:00 -0500
A 33-year-old Midland man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly possessing drugs in the vicinity of a church playground, according to court documents.
Juárez woman arrested in marijuana smuggling case
elpasotimes.com / Fri, 27 Mar 2015 01:59:03 MDT
A 21-year-old Juárez woman was arrested after more than 70 pounds of marijuana were allegedly found in van late Wednesday morning at the Zaragoza bridge, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said.
Navy moves forward with V-22 plan for Bell Helicopter
amarillo.com / Fri, 27 Mar 2015 03:04:49 +0000
The Navy is moving ahead with plans to order 44 V-22 Ospreys to be assembled in Amarillo by Bell Helicopter in partnership with Boeing, officials confirmed Thursday.
The Navy plans to request the first eight aircraft in fiscal year 2018, and the contract is expected to begin in the
The overall contract value is estimated at $3.81 billion, based on a fiscal year 2018 flyaway cost of $86.8 million per Osprey.
Calendar for Friday, March 27
amarillo.com / Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:30:51 +0000
Mike Fuller: Noon. Furrbie’s, 210 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-220-0841.
Those Guys: Noon. Jacobo’s Cafe, 3701 Olsen Blvd., Suite L. No cover. 806-418-8850.
Jason Patrick: 6 p.m. Pescaraz Italian Restaurant, 3415 S. Bell St. No cover. 806-350-5430.
Pete y Los Rieleros: 6:30 p.m. Bracero’s Bar & Grill, 2822 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-220-2395.
FHM director: Foundation focuses on making arts, culture accessible for Midlanders
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0500
While there may be many worthy causes nationally — and internationally — for West Texans to support, Eileen Piwetz, executive director of the FMH Foundation said she would encourage Midlanders to focu
Census: Florida city tops list of fastest-growing areas
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:37:00 -0500
ORLANDO, Fla. — Sure, Florida's got sunshine, beaches and palm trees. But the driving force behind it being home to many of the nation's fastest-growing cities has been the return of hospitality, trad
Report: 18-year-old found in stolen vehicle with stolen weapon
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:01:00 -0500
An 18-year-old Midland man was arrested Monday after being found in possession of a stolen weapon while riding in the passenger seat of a stolen vehicle, according to court documents.
Word of the Day for Friday, March 27
amarillo.com / Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:32:11 +0000
WORD OF THE DAY
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Definition: (n) the final part of something (such as a book, a play, or a series of events)
Example: She was skilled in providing a truly strange and unexpected denouement for any and every story she wrote.
EPISD facilities meeting canceled
elpasotimes.com / Fri, 27 Mar 2015 01:10:40 MDT
The El Paso Independent School District Board of Managers meeting scheduled for today has been canceled.
PISD votes to relocate Houston School to Ash building
myplainview.com / Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:21:00 -0500
It’s been a campus on the rise, and on Thursday, Plainview ISD’s school board voted to better facilitate the growth and success of Houston School by opting to move the school to the vacant Ash Middle
11 injured in vehicle accident in Fort Bliss
elpasotimes.com / Fri, 27 Mar 2015 01:13:11 MDT
Eleven airmen were injured in an accident involving several Humvees Thursday afternoon on Fort Bliss, a post spokesman said.
Man indicted on child sex assault charge
amarillo.com / Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:52:55 +0000
A Randall County grand jury indicted a man on an aggravated child sex assault charge, documents filed Wednesday show.
Casey Lee White, 24, faces a first-degree felony charge stemming from an alleged January incident involving a child younger than 14.
If convicted, White faces five to 99 years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000.
‘American Pickers’ show heads to Midland for filming
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:35:00 -0500
Fans of the television show "American Pickers" will have the opportunity to see hosts Mike Wolfe and Frank Fitz at work here in Midland.
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