EPISD kicks off annual summer musical performance with ‘Damn Yankees’
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:44:07 MDT
The El Paso Independent School District kicks off its 29th annual summer musical performance Wednesday at the El Paso High School Theatre with the musical production "Damn Yankees."
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.
Rusk County to consider immigration resolution
The Rusk County commissioners Court might become the first area body to take a stance on housing illegal immigrants, while a Gregg County commissioner says his court has “budgeted conservatively” in c
Lowery-Hart named AC presidential lone finalist
amarillo.com / Thu, 24 Jul 2014 01:22:58 +0000
The Amarillo College Board of Regents unanimously chose Vice President of Academic Affairs Russell Lowery-Hart to be the lone finalist for the position of president during a meeting Wednesday night.
“I’m honored to be named lone finalist,” Lowery-Hart said. “Amarillo College is doing amazing things, and I look forward to improving student success, not only for AC, but for the community.”
Batman Day: El Paso fans celebrate hero’s 75th anniversay by visiting local comic and book stores
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:29:16 MDT
Batman fans rushed to book and comic book stores Wednesday to get a free copy of a special edition comic book in celebration of Batman Day.
›› Photos: El Paso celebrates Batman's 75th anniversary
Official: Albertsons offers cheaper, healthier options
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:30:00 -0500
Midland’s three Albertsons grocery stores are now fully operated by the United Family and officials claim customers should see some lower prices, among other changes.
Texas lawmaker wants legal ruling on slot-machine like devices
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.
Word of the day for Thursday, July 24, 2014
amarillo.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:22:07 +0000
WORD OF THE DAY
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Definition: (n) something that is seen and appears to be real but that is actually not there
Example: “The world, indeed, is like a dream and the treasures of the world are an alluring mirage! Like the apparent distances in a picture, things have no reality in themselves, but they are like heat haze.”
City manager: Hard work led to Gilmer’s credit rating bump
Gilmer has been bumped up two notches in its national credit rating, a surprise that comes after a decade of hard financial work, City Manager Jeff Ellington said.
Share your memories of Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Nolan Richardson
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:38:34 MDT
Do you have a favorite story or photo to share of Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Nolan Richardson?
One Mexican police officer dead, other injured in Juárez shootout (updated)
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:56:50 MDT
One Juárez police officer was killed and another wounded in an ambush shooting near the U.S-Mexico border in which a 16-year-old bystander also was hit by a stray bullet, officials said today.
›› Photos: Juarez shootout on July 23, 2014
Longview daycare worker fired after hitting child with shoe
A Longview church has fired a day care worker over what a state agency termed “inappropriate discipline” of a child. An investigative report indicates the former employee hit the child with a shoe.
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