Ebola: A crash course in fear and how it hurts us
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:00:00 -0500
WASHINGTON — Ebola is giving Americans a crash course in fear.
Kool Smiles donates candy to troops
Kool Smiles, a leading provider of quality dental care in Texas that has two locations in Laredo, is coordinating for the third year “Operation Troop Treats” to encourage children to bring their Halloween candy to Laredo Kool Smiles dental office in exchange for a toy.
WT hosts public hearings for proposed fee and tuition increases
amarillo.com / Fri, 24 Oct 2014 03:08:19 +0000
West Texas A&M University students will have three opportunities to voice their opinions on proposed fee and tuition increases for the 2015-2016 school year.
WT will hold three public hearings regarding the proposed tuition changes, which must be approved by the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents. Since WT began offering fixed tuition rates this year, the changes would only affect new incoming students next year.
Public hearing schedule:
■ 12 p.m. Tuesday, Room 37, Jack B. Kelley Student Center
March scheduled Saturday in Colleyville to bring awareness to suicide rate among veterans
Trustees at Harleton ISD up for election
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:00:00 -0500
Monday morning marked the beginning of early voting in Harleton for the Harleton Independent School District’s board of trustees’ election.
Arlington man gets 60 years for sexually abusing 4-year-old girl
Perez’s court date set
Councilman Alejandro “Alex” Perez Jr., who was recently cited for stealing a political sign from an opponent, has been assigned his court date, according to Municipal Court records.
UT/TT Poll: Abbott holds commanding lead over Davis
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:13:00 -0500
Republican Greg Abbott has a 16-point lead over Democrat Wendy Davis in the closing days of this year’s general election for governor, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll.
Pastor to start radio show
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:20:00 -0500
The Rev. Larry Long, pastor of Fellowship Community Church, will be hosting a talk show beginning Nov. 2 on radio station KWEL.
Award honors pastors’ hearts
amarillo.com / Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:25:49 +0000
The pastors of 4 Amarillo were honored as “Heart of a Samaritan” award recipients at the 2014 Silent Samaritan Luncheon held Thursday morning at Polk Street United Methodist Church.
“We’re delighted to receive this award on behalf of our four congregations,” said the Rev. Howard Batson, pastor of First Baptist Church Amarillo. “We each have church members that use the pastoral counseling center, so we all work together in this community.”
3 dead, 1 hurt in Thursday air crash
news-journal.com / Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:08:00 -0500
FREDERICK, Md. — An airplane and a helicopter collided in the air near a Maryland airport before crashing into a line of trees and a self-storage business Thursday afternoon, killing three people but
New gear for officers
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers may sport new gear on their uniforms next year.
Rio Grande Valley