Jurors to continue deliberating sentence for El Paso woman convicted in bicyclist’s death
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:46:28 MDT
Jurors will continue to deliberate Monday on a punishment for a woman convicted of hitting and killing a bicyclist nearly five years ago.
Abilene, Big Country calendar for 4/18 and 4/19
ReporterNews.com / Fri, 18 Apr 2014 01:00:00 -0000
Abilene and Big Country meetings and events.
Master of the craft
timesrecordnews.com / Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:17:00 -0000
When Wichita Falls High School teacher Julie Yandell stepped to the podium to claim her Teacher of the Year award Thursday, she told the group that the award was proof she had come a long way in her 13-year teaching career.
Christian broadcaster wins health care injunction
GoSanAngelo.com / Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:46:00 -0000
DENVER (AP) — Christian radio broadcaster James Dobson has won a temporary injunction preventing the federal government from requiring his ministry to include the morning-after pill and other emergency contraception in its health insurance.
Fort Bliss hosts Easter events for families this weekend
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:12:54 MDT
Fort Bliss wants to help military families and the El Paso community have some fun this Easter weekend.
Calendar for Friday, April 18, 2014
amarillo.com / Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:40:23 +0000
Pickled Punk Send-Off with Johnny Handgunn: 9 p.m. The 806, 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-322-1806.
Mike Fuller: Noon. Furrbie’s, 210 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-220-0841.
Smooth Condition: 6 p.m. Eddie’s Napoli’s Italian Restaurant, 2301 12th Ave., Canyon. No cover. 806-322-2346.
Alex Henderson: 6 p.m. Ambassador Hotel Bar & Grill, 3100 W. Interstate 40. No cover. 806-468-8000.
Felony arrests for Friday, April 18, 2014
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:03:00 -0500
Jimmy R. Abney, 46, of Midland, was charged Wednesday with two counts of assault against a public servant.
Man said to be homesick for prison gets 3½ years
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:26:39 MDT
CHICAGO (AP) - An ex-con who spent most of his adult life behind bars on Thursday got what he said he wanted for robbing a suburban Chicago bank. The 74-year-old gets to go back to the place he called home - prison.
Man charged after low-speed chase
GoSanAngelo.com / Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:10:00 -0000
A 20-year-old man was arrested after leading police on a low-speed chase ending with a standoff near a north San Angelo park Wednesday evening.
Today in History for Friday April 18, 2014
amarillo.com / Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:41:05 +0000
■ On April 18, 1934, the first laundromat (called a “Washateria”) was opened by John F. Cantrell in Fort Worth, Texas; four electric washing machines were rented to members of the public on an hourly basis.
■ In 1775, Paul Revere began his famous ride from Charlestown to Lexington, Mass., warning American colonists that the British were coming.
■ In 1831, the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa was officially opened.
■ In 1906, a devastating earthquake struck San Francisco, followed by raging fires; estimates of the final death toll range between 3,000 and 6,000.
Easter Elephant exhibit at Llano Estacado Museum marks 25th anniversary
myplainview.com / Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:37:00 -0500
For the last 25 years visitors at the Museum of the Llano Estacado have been greeted by the skull of an Imperial Mammoth, discovered in May 1988 near Easter, a small community on the Castro County lin
Hitchhiker thrown off bridge, into muddy Lake Ray Hubbard
Rio Grande Valley