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Request for bond
LMTonline.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:48:03 -0500
A UISD teacher recently arrested on child pornography possession charges appeared in court Wednesday to request to receive bond while prosecution labeled him a flight risk, attorneys said during the hearing.

More than 20,000 residents vote early so far
lubbockonline.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:42:55 +0000

Polls closed Wednesday after 2,325 people voted, according to Lubbock County Elections.

So far, 20,411 Lubbock County residents have cast early voting ballots for the Nov. 4 general election.

Early voting ends Friday. 


Longview Community Ministries accepts donations for Coats for Kids
news-journal.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 04:00:00 -0500
Through Friday, Longview Community Ministries is accepting gently worn or new coats, jeans, stocking caps and gloves to give away Nov. 8 as part of its annual Coats for Kids event.

Convict in West Texas escapes from prison job
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:52:00 -0500
PLAINVIEW — Authorities in West Texas are hunting for a 38-year-old prisoner who fled a work detail at a Department of Criminal Justice regional office in Plainview.

Vandalism, theft dim the Carol of Lights
lubbockonline.com / Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:58:16 +0000

Vandalism and theft are dimming the Texas Tech Carol of Lights before it even begins.

Craig Kuehnert, director of the Carol of Lights and assistant director of student leadership development, said it takes more than two months to put up all of the 25,000 lights across 13 buildings on campus for the event. Workers are already putting up lights, he said.

Every year, he said a few lightbulbs are taken, perhaps as a souvenir.

This year, vandalism and theft of the lights has increased, Kuehnert said.

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Word of the day for Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014
amarillo.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:10:11 +0000

WORD OF THE DAY

rejuvenescence

■ re·ju·ve·nes·cence

■ ri ˌjÜ və ˈne- sənts

Definition: (n) a renewal of youthfulness or vigor

Example: The newly discovered oil deposits have led to a rejuvenescence of the nation’s economy.


Woman arrested for suspected child abuse
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:00:00 -0500
A 41-year-old Midland woman was arrested Monday for allegedly abusing a 9-year-old boy, according to court documents.

American Legion, Auxiliary to host Veterans Day breakfast
myplainview.com / Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:27:00 -0500
The local American Legion post and its Auxiliary will once again host a traditional breakfast on Veterans Day, Tuesday, Nov. 11, for all veterans and their spouses, but it will be held in a different

Spring Hill High School band headed to state for second time in history
news-journal.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 04:00:00 -0500
Spring Hill High School’s Blue Brigade Marching Band on Monday will walk onto the field of San Antonio’s Alamodome for the second time in school history to compete in the Class 4A UIL state high schoo

Pink the Basin looks to increase fundraising
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:42:00 -0500
For the third straight year, Pink the Basin led fundraising efforts in and around the Midland/Odessa area for October’s Breast Cancer Awareness month, looking to top last year’s more than $200,000 in

Public kept in dark on 2 downtown rape cases
amarillo.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:26:07 +0000

Amarillo Police Department never told the public about a suspected sexual predator who roamed downtown for months and was eventually charged with two sexual assaults.

The suspect, Terrell Anthony Allen, 27, was first charged with a sexual assault that occurred on Sept. 27, an incident that wasn’t made public until the Amarillo Globe-News reported it on Oct. 22 after receiving a tip.

A similar June 5 sex assault was investigated by the police, but just like the Sept. 27 incident, the public was never told about a potential downtown attacker.

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Lubbock County candidate ‘baby sitting’ campaign signs as thefts continue
lubbockonline.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:27:05 +0000

Greg Lewis wants people to stop stealing his signs.

It’s hard enough for candidates running for Lubbock County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 to get any attention ahead of Tuesday’s election with the race positioned at the bottom of the ballot, he said.

And having campaign signs stolen from in front of early voting sites and other locations in the county doesn’t help, he said.

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Midland man arrested for meth possession
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:36:00 -0500
A Midland man was arrested and taken into federal custody Tuesday after detectives found nearly 11 grams of meth in his possession, according to press release from the city.

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