Man accused of vandalizing bar manager’s motorcycle
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Mon, 29 Sep 2014 22:15:00 -0500
When a 22-year-old Arkansas man was asked to pay his more than $100 bar tab, he allegedly tried to start fights with other patrons and vandalized the bar manager’s custom motorcycle, according to cour
Longview officials, staff head to Houston for annual conference
news-journal.com / Tue, 30 Sep 2014 04:00:00 -0500
Four Longview City Council members and nine staffers will head to Houston this week for the annual Texas Municipal League conference.
Scene, Too: Jefferson High School names homecoming queen
Deputies investigate possible kidnapping in Montana Vista
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:18:14 MDT
El Paso County sheriff's deputies were investigating a possible kidnapping Monday outside a supermarket in Montana Vista.
Michele Williams convicted of killing husband at Keller home
Scene, Too: Boys & Girls Club of the Big Pines Golf Classic
The Boys & Girls Club of the Big Pines held the 17th annual Golf Classic on Sept. 25, the largest fundraiser of the year for the club.
Woman pleads guilty
LMTonline.com / Tue, 30 Sep 2014 01:51:16 -0500
A woman caught at a local port of entry with five undocumented children from Mexico who had entry documents belonging to other people pleaded guilty in federal court.
United Way kicks off annual fundraising drive
Harrison County United Way kicked off its annual fund drive season Friday with a luncheon, announcing a goal of $170,000 for the 2014-2015 fiscal year.
El Paso County Commissioners Court adopts 2-cent tax rate hike
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:27:58 MDT
El Paso County Commissioners Court on Monday adopted a 2-cent increase to the current property tax rate.
Man struck by vehicle on Amarillo Blvd.
amarillo.com / Tue, 30 Sep 2014 02:46:35 +0000
A 57-year-old man suffered serious injuries after being struck by a minivan Monday night on East Amarillo Boulevard.
About 9:15 p.m., Amarillo Police Sgt. Ephraim Contreras said a man was walking northbound across the Boulevard when he was hit by a minivan traveling east in the inside lane.
Contreras said the man may have been leaving the Mi Tierra bar, located at East Amarillo Boulevard and North Hayes Street, and that alcohol may have been a factor in the incident.
Amarillo benefits from smoke alarm donation
amarillo.com / Tue, 30 Sep 2014 01:43:08 +0000
Residents of Amarillo, Canyon and Childress will benefit from a donation of more than 12,000 smoke alarms by the Insurance Council of Texas.
Residents can contact their local fire departments about the smoke alarms, which are meant for low income and elderly residents, Amarillo Fire Department spokesman Larry Davis said.
Randall County Fire Department received 50 of the devices and Amarillo Fire Department received about 100, which replenished the stock from 2013 that was depleted in July.
“We go through them,” Davis said.
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