Volunteers clean rio, trail
Several local environmental organizations held the 20th annual Dia del Rio, Paso del Indio Nature Trail workday at Laredo Community College’s Fort McIntosh campus Saturday morning.
Seeds of Change Festival
Casa Yoga, a local yoga studio, held its 3rd Annual Seeds of Change Festival, promoting health and wellness in Laredo, at the Uni-Trade Stadium Saturday morning and afternoon.
Calendar for Monday, Oct. 20, 2014
amarillo.com / Sun, 19 Oct 2014 21:37:29 +0000
Live music: 6:30 p.m. The Big Texan Steak Ranch Beer Garden, 7701 E. Interstate 40. No cover. 806-372-6000.
Beans & Cornbread Luncheon: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Amarillo Civic Center Complex North Exhibit Hall and Heritage Ballroom, 401 S. Buchanan St. Tickets $25. 806-371-7716.
Old Tascosa Cycling Club ride: 6:30 p.m. Gander Mountain, 10300 W. Interstate 40. 806-223-8328 or www.oldtascosacycling.com.
Man killed Sunday night in rollover crash
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Mon, 20 Oct 2014 01:04:00 -0500
A man was killed late Sunday after being ejected during a one-vehicle rollover crash on the north service road of Interstate 20, according to the Midland Police Department.
Experts: Get ready to fight flu
amarillo.com / Mon, 20 Oct 2014 02:46:17 +0000
Lost in the shuffle of all the recent news stories and talk about Ebola and West Africa and air travel is a problem that many health experts say is even more important — the flu.
It’s easy to find numerous references to the idea that “Ebola is bad, but flu is worse.” And Amarillo health professionals also say that idea has some merit.
Jarrod Hayes, a pharmacist at Southpark Pharmacy, said that’s because the flu virus is so easily spread between people.
Letters to the Editor for Oct. 19
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 19 Oct 2014 18:14:00 -0500
City should keep lanes painted
2 eye UISD post
Only two men are vying for the title of District 6 of the United Independent School District Board of Trustees on the November ballot.
Chief justice position open
Two candidates are vying for the position of chief justice of the Forth Court of Appeals since current Chief Justice Catherine M. Stone’s decision in May 2013 not to seek re-election for another six-year term.
Corruption runs deep
A thirst for power, money and greed led to one of the most corrupt years Webb County has seen in its more than 160-year history.
Americans, like the Founders, must gather the courage that forged a nation
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 19 Oct 2014 18:27:00 -0500
It should come as no surprise to most thinking people that Wal-Mart, like many other large employers, recently announced it would be suspending health-care benefits for part-time workers. This is real
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