Kilgore man hopes to restore Dansby Village neighborhood
KILGORE — A Kilgore native who remembers when his historically black part of town was a vital community is taking steps to bring back at least a little luster to Dansby Village.
Trial set in ‘Kari’s Law’ slaying
MARSHALL — The trial of a man accused of a crime that led to nationwide efforts to simplify making an emergency call from a hotel room is scheduled to begin this week.
Word of the Day for Monday, March 2, 2015
amarillo.com / Sun, 01 Mar 2015 23:08:01 +0000
WORD OF THE DAY
■ ep ək
Definition: (n) a period of time that is very important in history
Example: “In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs it is the rule.”
— Friedrich Nietzsche
UTEP football: Miners host Children’s Day in Sun Bowl
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 1 Mar 2015 17:41:20 MST
The wind was cold on that final Saturday morning in February. But no one in the Sun Bowl seemed to notice.
Calendar for Monday, March 2, 2015
amarillo.com / Sun, 01 Mar 2015 23:07:05 +0000
Old Tascosa Cycling Club ride: 6:30 p.m. Gander Mountain, 10300 W. Interstate 40. 806-223-8328 or www.oldtascosacycling.com.
Amarillo Independent School District Board of Trustees: Noon. Room 320, Amarillo ISD Education Support Center, 7200 W. Interstate 40. The board will discuss and take possible action on beginning the superintendent search process.
Three arrested in concert shooting of Mexican singer Alfredo Olivas
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 1 Mar 2015 19:32:59 MST
Chihuahua state investigators arrested three men suspected in a shooting that wounded Mexican banda singer Alfredo Olivas during a concert in Parral, the state attorney general's office said Sunday.
New system starts to inspect, register vehicles
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 01 Mar 2015 21:40:00 -0600
Despite an extensive public education campaign, officials expect widespread confusion, even initial chaos, as the state rolled out a single-sticker system for inspection and registration of 24 million
EPISD tardy sending some transcripts to colleges
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 1 Mar 2015 19:18:04 MST
A coding error caused El Paso Independent School District to miss the deadline to send a few students' transcripts to universities, according to EPISD officials.
TxDOT roadwork report for week of March 1
Man sought in violent store robbery in Northeast El Paso
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 1 Mar 2015 19:31:07 MST
Police detectives are looking for a man who stole a cash register during a violent store robbery. The case is Crime Stoppers of El Paso's Crime of the Week.
IRON SUPPORT: 4th Brigade’s sustainment battalion takes initial steps for return to National Trainin
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 1 Mar 2015 17:34:50 MST
FORT BLISS >> The 4th Armored Brigade Combat Team's sustainment battalion is already taking some initial steps to get ready for the brigade's next rotation at one of the Army's premier training facilities
Longview road report for week of March 1
The city of Longview has scheduled the following projects that may affect traffic this week across the city:
Today in History for Monday, March 2
amarillo.com / Sun, 01 Mar 2015 23:07:17 +0000
■ On March 2, 1793, Sam Houston, was born near Lexington, Va.
■ In 1836, the Republic of Texas formally declared its independence from Mexico.
■ In 1865, Congress established the position of Naval Judge Advocate General.
■ In 1877, Republican Rutherford B. Hayes was declared the winner of the 1876 presidential election.
■ In 1917, Puerto Ricans were granted U.S. citizenship as President Woodrow Wilson signed the Jones-Shafroth Act.
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