Fifth candidate declares in race for Fort Worth District 9 council seat
AC’s Suzuki program helps musicians get an early start
amarillo.com / Sat, 08 Mar 2014 04:36:48 +0000
Katherine Fong was too small to hold a violin when she began taking lessons, so she held a cereal box under her neck.
Fong has played violin with The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra for 14 years. She’s also one of the many students who started out in Amarillo College’s Suzuki Program — which teaches students the language of music — and has gone on to play professionally.
Each year about 125 students from 2 to 18 years old participate in the program, which was founded in 1977 by longtime Amarillo Symphony members Helen Gerald and Suzanne Grooms.
Diocese settles another case of sexual abuse by former Arlington priest
Woman stabbed to death in south Fort Worth, police said
University News 3/8/2014
ReporterNews.com / Sat, 08 Mar 2014 09:00:00 -0000
McMurry professor receives award
Word of the day for Saturday, March 8, 2014
amarillo.com / Sat, 08 Mar 2014 04:26:48 +0000
WORD OF THE DAY
Definition: (n) A solider, especially in the past, who rode a horse and carried a gun
Example: The dragoon charged valiantly into battle on his horse to defend his homeland.
Crime beat (March 8)
timesrecordnews.com / Sat, 08 Mar 2014 06:57:00 -0000
Search warrant results in one arrest The Wichita County District Attorney’s Office Drug Enforcement Division executed a search warrant March 4 that resulted in the arrest of a man on two warrants and new drug charges.
Conference USA Basketball Tournament 2014: What you need to know
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 8 Mar 2014 00:38:41 MST
The 2014 Conference USA Basketball Tournament will be held March 11-15 at UTEP. Sixteen universities, including UTEP, will compete. The tournament includes both men's and women's conference championships.
City refuses to release video of fatal El Paso police shooting of bodybuilder Daniel Saenz
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 8 Mar 2014 00:40:03 MST
The city of El Paso confirmed the fatal police shooting of a bodybuilder was filmed by cameras at the El Paso County Jail last year but is refusing to release the video.
Officer says US general sexually assaulted her
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 8 Mar 2014 00:38:22 MST
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - An Army captain at the center of a sexual assault case that has scandalized the U.S. military testified Friday that a general twice forced her to perform oral sex on him during their three-year, illicit affair.
LeTourneau University students, faculty on spring break missions
news-journal.com / Sat, 08 Mar 2014 04:00:00 -0600
More than 100 LeTourneau University students and faculty members departed Friday on spring break missions to reach out to the 37 percent of Americans who do not identify themselves as Christians.
EPISD’s Juan Cabrera: No Bowie-Jefferson merger planned
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 8 Mar 2014 00:40:12 MST
El Paso Independent School District Superintendent Juan Cabrera on Friday sought to reassure Bowie High School supporters at the campus that no merger of South Side high schools is imminent or even being considered.
›› Photos: EPISD public meeting on Bowie-Jefferson merger concerns
Most Wanted (March 7)
timesrecordnews.com / Sat, 08 Mar 2014 09:00:00 -0000
Crime Stoppers has released its latest list of people wanted on various charges.
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