Longview daycare worker fired after hitting child with shoe
A Longview church has fired a day care worker over what a state agency termed “inappropriate discipline” of a child. An investigative report indicates the former employee hit the child with a shoe.
Calls for troops at border echo previous pushes
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:13:00 -0500
McALLEN — When Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced the deployment of up to 1,000 armed National Guard troops to the Mexican border he was speaking to voters in Iowa as much as Texas.
UTPB music program earns accreditation from national organization
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:44:00 -0500
A lack of sheet music, no instruments and 15 students in the music appreciation class — that was the state of the University of Texas of the Permian Basin’s music department when Dan Keast arrived in
Share your memories of Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Nolan Richardson
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:38:34 MDT
Do you have a favorite story or photo to share of Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Nolan Richardson?
Auditions set for Kilgore College children’s choir
Kilgore College is auditioning fifth- through eighth-grade students for its children’s choir.
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
Felony arrests for Thursday, July 24, 2014
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:16:00 -0500
Thomas O. Bankole, 29, of Midland, was charged Tuesday with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
MISD finalizes campus principals for fall
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:40:00 -0500
Midland ISD has hired all of its principals for the upcoming school year, including the administrators who will begin work to open three new elementary campuses, the district announced on Wednesday.
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.
Official: Albertsons offers cheaper, healthier options
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:30:00 -0500
Midland’s three Albertsons grocery stores are now fully operated by the United Family and officials claim customers should see some lower prices, among other changes.
Marshall man graduates from SUNY Buffalo State
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:00:00 -0500
BUFFALO, NY — Vincent Taylor of Marshall graduated from SUNY Buffalo State with a master's in multidisciplinary studies.
Defense: Fatal beating suspect didn’t know victim was El Paso police officer
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:10:01 MDT
The man accused of fatally beating El Paso police Officer Jonathan Molina in 2012 allegedly sent a Facebook message to a friend admitting to the crime.
Rusk County to consider immigration resolution
The Rusk County commissioners Court might become the first area body to take a stance on housing illegal immigrants, while a Gregg County commissioner says his court has “budgeted conservatively” in c
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