Safety is focus of South Loop 250 meeting
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 05 Dec 2013 02:05:00 -0600
For its third and final public meeting on the matter, the Midland Odessa Transportation Organization (MOTOR) went to south Midland Wednesday evening to get public input on a proposed southern extensio
Marshall’s vegan fest scores top recognition
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Thu, 05 Dec 2013 04:00:00 -0600
Marshall’s annual New Year New You Health Fest was deemed the “must-attend” event of 2013 by popular vegan magazine VegNews as part of its annual Veggie Awards and now its organizers are hoping to cap
Churches hand out coats to homeless
amarillo.com / Thu, 05 Dec 2013 04:14:59 +0000
Cross Pointe Church and Southwest Church of Christ partnered together with Faith City Mission to pass out coats, gloves and winter accessories to those in need Tuesday evening.
“In the wintertime, most of them don’t have a place to go or they sleep in tents, boxes and things like that,” said Joe Norman, a member of Southwest Church of Christ. “It gets cold, so they need a heavy coat to stay warm.”
Coats and Gloves has become an annual event held the first week of December, said Raymond Gonzales, outreach director at Faith City, 401 S.E. Second Ave.
Suspect sought in theft from car lot
news-journal.com / Thu, 05 Dec 2013 04:00:00 -0600
The Gregg County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help identifying a thief who stole a $2,000 receiver hitch from a vehicle that was on the lot at Walton’s Automotive Group in the 3900 block of U.S. 259.
Road crews brace for icy reception
timesrecordnews.com / Thu, 05 Dec 2013 00:03:00 -0000
What are city, county and state agencies doing to treat roads before the much anticipated winter storm moves in Thursday night.
Share your hopes for the new year with us
ReporterNews.com / Thu, 05 Dec 2013 04:00:00 -0000
New Year’s resolutions are so 2013. The guilt and struggle start a new year on a negative note.
Businesses preparing for onslaught of calls when bad weather arrives
Former Dimmitt resident sought in slaying of Colo. family
amarillo.com / Thu, 05 Dec 2013 02:48:26 +0000
A former Texas Panhandle resident is the focus of a federal manhunt after authorities named him the suspected killer of a southeastern Colorado family.
Harry Mapps, 59, was living in Dimmitt until about six months ago, and now he’s the primary suspect in a Nov. 27 triple-homicide and arson near Rye, Colo., Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Lisa Shorter said.
Federal marshals and Pueblo County deputies are searching for Mapps, who is suspected in the shooting deaths of a couple in their 50s and their 33-year-old daughter.
Crash that killed 4 left wide trail of ruin, expert testifies
OPEC stands pat on oil production quotas
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 04 Dec 2013 17:49:00 -0600
LONDON — Members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries agreed Wednesday to leave their combined daily quota for petroleum production at 30 million barrels, a decision that is expect
Empty Stocking Fund: Grandmother takes over primary care of 4 children
amarillo.com / Thu, 05 Dec 2013 04:48:49 +0000
One Amarillo grandmother recently became the primary caretaker for four of her grandchildren after the mother of the children was diagnosed with cancer.
Empty Stocking Fund Recipient No. 11 is a 43-year-old woman now in need of financial assistance to support her household.
The woman has worked at an Amarillo health care facility for three years. She earns $2,100 per month from her employment, but receives no other aid.
The woman’s daughter was diagnosed with Stage 3 breast cancer this year.
Word of the day for Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013
amarillo.com / Thu, 05 Dec 2013 04:36:52 +0000
WORD OF THE DAY
Definition: (n) The arrival or inward flow of a large amount of something
Example: “There is an incessant influx of novelty into the world, and yet we tolerate incredible dullness.”
— Henry David Thoreau
Rio Grande Valley