Canyon High’s FFA receives Golden Horizon Award
amarillo.com / Thu, 24 Jul 2014 02:20:39 +0000
Canyon High School’s Future Farmers of America, sponsored by Jeff Klose, has for the first time received the Golden Horizon Award, ranking it the No. 1 chapter for student engagement in the Texas FFA program.
Canyon High students Rhett Bain, Jacob Bell, Tanner Bolton, Coleman Curry, Grainger Fischbacher, Georgia Hansen, Layne Jones, Colton Shaw and Bretton Strickland received Lone Star FFA degrees.
City of El Paso proposes increase in parking meter fees, implementing payment mobile apps
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:33:13 MDT
Parking Downtown may soon get easier — and a little more expensive. City officials are working on a mobile application that will allow drivers to use their electronic devices to pay meters and help them find open metered-parking spaces.
Trial date set in Gregg County Jail death lawsuit
A trial date is set in federal court for a lawsuit in which a mother claims her son died because he was denied his prescription drugs while an inmate at the Gregg County Jail.
Defense: Fatal beating suspect didn’t know victim was El Paso police officer
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:10:01 MDT
The man accused of fatally beating El Paso police Officer Jonathan Molina in 2012 allegedly sent a Facebook message to a friend admitting to the crime.
Red Cross appeals for blood donations to restock supplies
Marshall man graduates from SUNY Buffalo State
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:00:00 -0500
BUFFALO, NY — Vincent Taylor of Marshall graduated from SUNY Buffalo State with a master's in multidisciplinary studies.
Some East Texas schools taking stance on electronic cigarettes
Some East Texas school districts are banning electronic cigarettes, while others don’t see a need to change policy regarding the devices.
Police investigate South Roberts Street shooting
amarillo.com / Thu, 24 Jul 2014 05:43:28 +0000
Amarillo police are investigating a Wednesday night shooting in the 1300 block of South Roberts Street.
About 10:30 p.m., officers responded to the call. A gunshot victim suffered injuries that were not life-threatening and officers had not arrested any suspected shooters.
Police taped off a portion of the Amarillo Gardens apartment complex as they investigated. A police vehicle spotlighted a gold-colored sedan parked along the sidewalk with its doors open.
Construction on far East El Paso roads may cause delays this week
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:20:52 MDT
East Side motorists can expect delays at night for the rest of the week because the Texas Department of Transportation crews will be working on the Officer Angel David Garcia Interchange project.
Auditions set for Kilgore College children’s choir
Kilgore College is auditioning fifth- through eighth-grade students for its children’s choir.
El Paso City Council nixes beer at the zoo, admission may rise
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:42:46 MDT
The newest attraction at the El Paso Zoo won't be booze. Zoo officials had considered selling beer at the zoo as a way to raise money for its increasing operating costs.
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