Rick Cooper returns to Wayland as new athletic director
myplainview.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:00:00 -0500
Rick Cooper was enjoying his retirement last year after 26 years as a college basketball coach. He was “painting the house and cleaning the garage” and “getting really good at doing nothing.”
Batman Day: El Paso fans celebrate hero’s 75th anniversay by visiting local comic and book stores
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:29:16 MDT
Batman fans rushed to book and comic book stores Wednesday to get a free copy of a special edition comic book in celebration of Batman Day.
›› Photos: El Paso celebrates Batman's 75th anniversary
Red Cross appeals for blood donations to restock supplies
Five soldiers injured in Fort Bliss training accident
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:20:51 MDT
Five soldiers were hospitalized after a military vehicle accident Wednesday evening during a Fort Bliss training exercise, a post spokesman said.
East Texas teachers hit up national website to get donations
Three area teachers hope to have new supplies for the coming school year thanks to the national website DonorsChoose.org.
City to operate on smaller property tax deficit
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:00:00 -0500
Commissioners learned they would be working with a smaller property tax deficit than expected at Tuesday night’s city budget workshop.
Canyon High’s FFA receives Golden Horizon Award
amarillo.com / Thu, 24 Jul 2014 02:20:39 +0000
Canyon High School’s Future Farmers of America, sponsored by Jeff Klose, has for the first time received the Golden Horizon Award, ranking it the No. 1 chapter for student engagement in the Texas FFA program.
Canyon High students Rhett Bain, Jacob Bell, Tanner Bolton, Coleman Curry, Grainger Fischbacher, Georgia Hansen, Layne Jones, Colton Shaw and Bretton Strickland received Lone Star FFA degrees.
Cook Children’s Hospital opens Midland facility
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:28:00 -0500
Cook Children’s Hospital recently opened its new Midland specialty clinic at 2500 West Illinois Ave. The clinic, which first adopted telemedicine technology a decade ago, offers cardiology, genetics,
Sweet sales are liningcity coffers
The newest city-operated concession stand sold enough drinks and snacks to cover its operating costs in its first month while earning thousands more than Longview’s other two stands.
Trial date set in Gregg County Jail death lawsuit
A trial date is set in federal court for a lawsuit in which a mother claims her son died because he was denied his prescription drugs while an inmate at the Gregg County Jail.
Grandfather arrested in death of child left in hot car
Man allegedly uses cloned credit cards at El Paso stores
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:03:08 MDT
A man who allegedly using cloned credit cards at several El Paso stores is the focus of Crime Stoppers of El Paso's "Crime Spot" of the week.
New $30 million Medical Center of the Americas project to be located on El Paso city land
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:31:10 MDT
A $30 million biomedical research facility proposed for construction on part of the Jefferson High School campus last month will instead be built on city-owned property less than a mile away.
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