Marijuana seized; two arrested
After a month-long investigation, the Webb County Sheriff’s office narcotic unit seized 60 pounds of marijuana in North Laredo on Saturday evening, according to Brenda Medina, sheriff’s office public information officer.
Library begins new season
The Laredo Public Library will begin a new season of school programs this week.
Glencrest Civic League will continue to fight distillery
Police officer leads El Paso musicians reviving traditional big-band sound
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 1 Sep 2014 20:27:04 MDT
Javier Sambrano leads a double life as a police officer with a passion for playing music — not just any music, but big-band dance music.
UTPB: School PD reports sexual assault on campus
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Mon, 01 Sep 2014 21:51:00 -0500
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin reported Monday that a female told university police that a sexual assault occurred on campus Sunday night.
Teens injured after falling off ride at St. Anthony’s Bazaar in Central El Paso (update)
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 1 Sep 2014 11:46:51 MDT
The police continue to investigate an accident that injured two teenagers who were riding a carnival ride at the St. Anthony's Bazaar Sunday.
›› Photos: Teens fall off ride at St. Anthony's Bazaar
Large Smithsonian ‘Journeys’ exhibit to be displayed in Harrison County
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Tue, 02 Sep 2014 04:00:00 -0500
Journey Stories, the Smithsonian Institution’s highly acclaimed traveling exhibition accounting citizens’ travels to America, is coming to Harrison County this month.
Knife and Fork: This cobbler is for sipping
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:48:00 -0500
While the Blue Door has gained a reputation for quality throwbacks, they are constantly offering cocktails that are works of art in a glass -- oh, and delicious.
‘Bums’ may stay put
LMTonline.com / Tue, 2 Sep 2014 01:52:56 -0500
WASHINGTON — A surly electorate that holds Congress in even lower regard than unpopular President Barack Obama is willing to “keep the bums in,” with at least 365 incumbents in the 435-member House and 18 of 28 senators on a glide path to another term when ballots are counted Nov. 4.
10 receive scholarships
The future for math teachers became brighter with the recent selection of 10 Texas A&M International University students to receive the Robert Noyce Mathematics Scholarship funded by a $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation.
Delwin Jones in critical condition
myplainview.com / Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:07:00 -0500
Lubbock Republican Delwin Jones, one of six candidates running for state senator from District 28, is hospitalized in critical condition at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock.
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