Tax attorney: Property taxes collection rate phenomenal
The Harrison County Commissioners Court accepted the delinquent property tax collections report presented by tax attorney Liz Vaughn, showing how the delinquent tax collection program contributes to t
5 Questions with Kathleen Kirwan-Haynie
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 01 Feb 2015 00:45:00 -0600
A native of Midland, Kathleen Kirwan-Haynie works as the development director of Community and Senior Services — which operates the popular program, Meals On Wheels — to improve the lives of seniors a
Buard history film premieres Thursday
After years of research, interviews and hard work, the Buard History Trail film will finally premiere to the public.
Buffalo roam restored habitat
amarillo.com / Sun, 01 Feb 2015 01:59:45 +0000
QUITAQUE — A full-grown bull briefly looks up from his meal as you drive through his territory. The great creature briefly ponders the sight of you and your vehicle, then returns to the pasture on which he’s grazing.
Caprock Canyons State Park is one of the few places you’re able to see buffalo, and you’re lucky you can even see them there. North America’s bison herd once thinned dangerously close to extinction.
“Bison were being slaughtered by the thousands,” said Park Superintendent Donald Beard.
Man facing child sex assault charges
An investigation is ongoing for a Harrison County man who was arrested this past weekduring a raid of his home.
Longview students show skills at district science fair
Foster Middle School seventh-grader Robert “Bobby” Hough III was dancing and singing following his first-place win Saturday at the Longview ISD Science Fair at Lobo Coliseum.
Car registration, inspection process moves to one sticker beginning March
Texas is combining its registration and inspection stickers.
Waskom turns out for state champs at community party
The Wildcat Nation was out in full force as they lined the streets and filled the Waskom High School gym Saturday celebrating the football team as part of “Wildcat State Champ Day.”
75 reasons to celebrate: Junior League of Longview marks diamond anniversary
Sally Brown remembers the 1980s, when most Junior League of Longview meetings were during daytime hours.
Beilue: 1-sided games are a problem
amarillo.com / Sun, 01 Feb 2015 02:00:42 +0000
When is a basketball win no longer a win but an embarrassing farce? When are games no longer competition but simply debacles?
How about this one from a California high school girls game nearly three weeks ago — Arroyo Valley 161, Bloomington 2. But, hey, it was only 104-1 at halftime in which coach Michael Anderson used a full-court press the entire time.
New Horseshoe Pavilion adds to mix of Midland venues
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 01 Feb 2015 00:15:00 -0600
Midland now boasts a new venue that will add to the versatility the city is proving capable of. The Horseshoe opened the entertainment and meeting venue Horseshoe Pavilion this weekend with the Silver
Black History Month profile: Longtime educator Arthur Champion changed lives
amarillo.com / Sun, 01 Feb 2015 00:11:51 +0000
Editor’s note: This is one feature in a series profiling some of Amarillo’s African-American trailblazers as part of Black History Month. The next feature will appear Friday.
Arthur G. “Champ” Champion was a longtime educator and school administrator who changed the lives of many African-Americans from the time he arrived in Amarillo up until his death.
He was born March 28, 1908, in Greenville to Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Champion. Education was important in the Champion household.
As a high school student, Champion knew he would be an educator.
Pine Tree ISD superintendent outlines district’s goals, direction
Pine Tree ISD has several programs and events planned for the coming months that will set the tone for the future of the district, its superintendent said this past week.
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