$206k found hidden in truck
Almost $206,000 was seized from a vehicle that was pulled over on Interstate 35, the Webb County Sheriff’s Office announced Wednesday.
Hallsville ISD staff members get crazy with Christmas trees
Hallsville ISD staff had a Crazy Christmas Tree Contest and donated their trees to the Hallsville Angel Tree recently. The winners included, from left, best entry, Traci Beard; most unique material, C
Eastman to expand in Longview; production project slated for completion by 2016
news-journal.com / Thu, 18 Dec 2014 04:00:00 -0600
A compound named for the Longview site where it was discovered more than 50 years ago is the focus of an increase in production capacity at Eastman Chemical Co.’s plant in the city.
$10M grant to improve regional healthcare
Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas was presented Wednesday with a ceremonial check for $10 million from the Social Innovation Fund to support a program aimed toward improving behavioral health and chronic disease in South Texas.
Marshall daughter makes dean’s list at Texas Woman’s
Damonni Onic, daughter of Regina King and the late Emmitt “NeNe” Onic, made the dean’s list for the fall semester at Texas Woman’s University, where she is a senior. Onic is the granddaughter of Curti
More than 500 rigs may shut down as oil slides, analysts say
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 17 Dec 2014 22:49:00 -0600
As many as 550 drilling rigs may have to sit on the sidelines of U.S. shale oil patches over the next few months, analysts say, as oil prices have folded nearly in half since this summer.
UISD holiday schedule
For the upcoming holiday season, the United Independent School District will observe the following special schedule:
MHS alums finishbasic training
New chief operating officer named
Doctors Hospital of Laredo and the Board of Governors have announced a new chief operating officer at Doctors Hospital.
Local comedy show takes a stand for mental health
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:15:00 -0600
Vanessa Hope (née Vanessa Oglesby) has decidedly called herself a comedian since her break into the industry while living in Portland. And come Saturday, she’ll add comedy promoter to her resume.
Wonderland adds weekend events, extended hours
The “Rediscover the Spirit of Christmas – Return to Wonderland of Lights” festival is in full swing, and organizers are adding additional events to the schedule this weekend for more holiday fun.
Cinder block beating
A man is wanted by police after he allegedly critically wounded a person by hitting him in the head with a cinder block in a West Laredo neighborhood.
US, Cuba patch torn relations in historic accord
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 17 Dec 2014 22:43:00 -0600
WASHINGTON — After a half-century of Cold War acrimony, the United States and Cuba moved on Wednesday to restore diplomatic relations — a historic shift that could revitalize the flow of money and peo
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