Rusk County GOP to meet Monday
The Rusk County Republican Party will meet at5:30 p.m. Monday in the Justice of the Peace 5 Courtroom at the Rusk County Justice Center.
Big Country Journal: Several area school districts band together for vocational education
ReporterNews.com / Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:29:00 -0000
This vocational tech center started a year ago to open an avenue, a career pathway for kids who were choosing not to go to college.
Top secondary teachers to be honored
timesrecordnews.com / Wed, 16 Apr 2014 05:00:00 -0000
The Wichita Falls ISD will recognize 39 of its best secondary school teachers Thursday evening at its annual Teacher of the Year Nominee Banquet at the Wellington Banquet Center.
San Angelo-area news in brief, 4/16
GoSanAngelo.com / Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:03:00 -0000
Man pleads guilty to child porn charge; No injuries reported in two-vehicle crash; ASU Orchestra schedules concert; Fill the Boot event to benefit MDA; Style show, lunch set at country club; Singer/songwriter featured at show; Shakespearean play reading set at ASU; County jail books 25 in 24-hour period
Beilue: Love for Mustang stays strong as car turns 50
amarillo.com / Wed, 16 Apr 2014 01:43:11 +0000
Since the Ford Mustang was unveiled 50 years ago this week, there’s been an estimated 9 million of those iconic cars sold. Give Ryan Taylor, 30, a bit more time. He might eventually reach that number all by himself.
“There’s nothing better than a Mustang sound,” he said. “When it fires up, it makes you want it.”
ETBU dominates at HPU Model UN
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Wed, 16 Apr 2014 04:00:00 -0500
East Texas Baptist University’s Model United Nations organization dominated the competition in their recent trip to Howard Payne University (HPU) in Brownwood.
MC board votes to release CAF Museum funds
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 16 Apr 2014 01:17:00 -0500
Midland College trustees voted Tuesday to disburse more than $700,000 in state funds to the Commemorative Air Force’s American Airpower Heritage Museum after months of withholding it.
Man arrested with cash taped to legs
LMTonline.com / Wed, 16 Apr 2014 03:44:59 -0500
Federal officers arrested a man who allegedly taped $165,000 to his legs while attempting to exit the United States at international bridge II, according to court records filed Monday.
Vehicle strikes pole at Motel 6
amarillo.com / Wed, 16 Apr 2014 01:26:21 +0000
Authorities said a vehicle hit a pole at Motel 6 on the east side of Amarillo.
No injuries were reported, officials said.
Officials said a red van, driving westbound on the Interstate 40 access road, ran a stop sign and hit a blue sedan. The sedan, driving northbound on South Bolton Street, then hit a pole at Motel 6, 4301 E. Interstate 40,from the impact of the crash.
Each vehicle had one occupant, officials said.
Needles found on preschool playground in Hallsville
A Hallsville ISD family and the district are at odds about whether a 4-year-old boy was stabbed by a needle he found on the district’s Pre-K playground.
Where to next?
KILGORE — A red-and-white sign in the background spelled out the approaching milestone: “7 weeks left ’til summer.”
DNA alternative to Pap smear sparks medical debate
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:45:09 MDT
WASHINGTON (AP) - A high-tech screening tool for cervical cancer is facing pushback from more than a dozen patient groups, who warn that the genetic test could displace a simpler, cheaper and more established mainstay of women's health: the Pap smear.
Odessa man charged in Midland fatal crash
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 16 Apr 2014 01:32:00 -0500
An Odessa man was charged Thursday in connection with a two-vehicle crash that occurred 11 months ago and claimed the life of a 41-year-old man.
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