TxDOT to repave sections of I-20 in Midland County
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:41:00 -0600
A voter-approved $1.74 billion stimulus has allowed the Texas Department of Transportation to fund 201 road projects statewide, including repaving two segments on Interstate 20 in Midland County and m
12 people file to run for four El Paso City Council seats
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:32:13 MST
A dozen candidates, including three incumbents, are running for seats on the El Paso City Council in the May 9 city election, according to election documents filed with the Municipal Clerk's Office.
Amarillo preacher inspired for more than 50 years
amarillo.com / Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:20:51 +0000
Editor’s note: This is the last feature in a series profiling some of Amarillo’s African-American trailblazers as part of Black History Month.
To many, the Rev. David Hill Sr. was known as “the little barefoot boy from Walker County.”
Born on May 28, 1922, to Horace and Martha McBride Hill. He grew up in New Waverly as one of 11 siblings.
He graduated from Conroe High School, and attended Bishop College in Marshall, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education and a Master’s Degree in Religion.
Fort Bliss soldier killed in East Africa
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:18:37 MST
A Fort Bliss soldier will be buried this weekend after he was killed in East Africa earlier this month.
Deadline passes for Children’s Hospital to accept UMC proposal
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:11:43 MST
The deadline for El Paso Children's Hospital to accept a possible take over by University Medical Center passed today, and UMC officials said they will stop offering services to Children's Hospital next month.
Welcome back, Congressman Underwood — or not
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:39:00 -0600
Stock up on barbecue ribs and cancel all your weekend plans, because Frank Underwood is back to manipulate the country.
Calendar for Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015
amarillo.com / Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:50:05 +0000
Kwahadi Dancers’ Winter Night Ceremonials: 3 and 7 p.m. Kwahadi Museum of the American Indian, 9151 E. Interstate 40. Admission $5; $15 with 6 p.m. dinner. 806-335-3175 or www.kwahadi.com.
Amarillo Little Theatre’s “Deathtrap”: 8 p.m. ALT Mainstage, 2019 Civic Circle. Ticket prices vary. 806-355-9991 or www.amarillolittletheatre
Downtown LIVE! announces April lineup
news-journal.com / Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:55:00 -0600
Downtown LIVE! returns to Heritage Plaza in April with a lineup of familiar faces.
Diocese officials reschedule groundbreaking
amarillo.com / Sat, 28 Feb 2015 02:18:56 +0000
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Amarillo has rescheduled a groundbreaking for its new pastoral center for 11 a.m. March 7 at 4502 N.E. 24th Ave. due to this weekend’s expected inclement weather.
The new center will replace the current diocese headquarters at 1800 N. Spring St., which was built in 1954.
The groundbreaking was initially scheduled for today.
City of El Paso ballpark emails case may head to Texas Supreme Court
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:22:33 MST
AUSTIN – In a sign that the Texas Supreme Court might take up a case involving emails regarding the Downtown ballpark, the court on Friday ordered lawyers for both sides to file written briefs in the case.
Budget analyst seeking El Paso school board seat
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:14:05 MST
Army Reserve chaplain Cpt. Timothy Martin said he is seeking a seat on the El Paso Independent School District board because he has seen the district's challenges and triumphs as his 10 children have attended its schools.
Medical board punishes local doc
amarillo.com / Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:18:15 +0000
Texas Medical Board found an Amarillo doctor prescribed controlled substances to patients without documenting warning signs of potential abuse, board records show.
Under an agreed order with the board, a board-appointed physician must monitor the practice of Dr. Robert Warren Paige, 69, for about two years, spokesman Jarrett Schneider said.
Paige also must pay a fee of $2,000 and complete 16 hours of continuing medical education in risk management and medical recordkeeping, the order states.
SolarCity gets $300 million from Google to finance solar installations, including in El Paso
elpasotimes.com / Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:58:54 MST
Google has committed $300 million to a new solar-panel financing fund created by SolarCity, officials with SolarCity reported Thursday.
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