Fort Worth Blue Zones Project asks for policy changes to promote health
Public affairs soldiers go to Colombia to support international special operations competition
elpasotimes.com / Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:03:46 MDT
Seven soldiers from Fort Bliss got the chance of a lifetime when they visited Colombia last month and provided public affairs support to an international special operations competition.
Typical Fort Worth water and sewer bill may rise $3.31 a month
US Marshals shutter Beavers
amarillo.com / Fri, 22 Aug 2014 03:11:17 +0000
U.S. Marshals shut down Beavers Gentleman Club this week, said Trent Touchstone, Dallas agency chief.
Former employees at Beavers Gentleman Club sued the club and its owner Behrooz Sadigh-Pour last year over federal wage and hour claims and reached a $318,379 settlement, according to Globe-News files.
Under terms of the settlement, Sadigh-Pour, Beavers and other Amarillo strip clubs, including Babes Gentlemen’s Club and Cheetahs, will pay $318,379 plus interest to 21 employees who filed or joined the suit, according to a court judgment.
New Warrior Transition Battalion commander says caring for wounded part of Army ‘covenant’
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:11:03 MDT
Taking care of wounded, injured and ill soldiers is a "tremendous responsibility" and the care provided to these troops is part of the Army's "covenant" to never leave anyone behind, said the new
US consulate officials have meetings in Juárez colonias
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:27:23 MDT
JUÁREZ >> Unfalia Gaona, a resident from Las Torres neighborhood in southeast Juárez, this week had the immigration advice she had waited to get for the last seven years.
Gohmert makes stop at TSTC in Marshall
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Fri, 22 Aug 2014 04:00:00 -0500
Congressman Louie Gohmert visited the site of the International Schools/Texas State Technical College professional driving training Thursday.
Longview police receive donation for K-9 officer
news-journal.com / Fri, 22 Aug 2014 04:00:00 -0500
The Longview Police Department plans to get its third K-9 officer this fall, spokeswoman Kristie Brian said Tuesday.
New California study drops hints that dogs could get jealous
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:59:51 MDT
LOS ANGELES >> When Shetland sheepdog Maggie comes home from the groomer, her owners praise and pet her shiny coat, much to the chagrin of pit bull Stormy, who will head-butt her until their family cuts out the compliments.
Five injured in downtown crash
LMTonline.com / Fri, 22 Aug 2014 02:44:27 -0500
Three immigrants suspected of entering the country illegally were injured Thursday in a vehicle collision near downtown Laredo, according to police.
Home (improvement) on the range: Caprock Canyons opens 10K acres to bison herd
amarillo.com / Fri, 22 Aug 2014 02:25:10 +0000
It was a little confusing at first, but the bison at Caprock Canyons State Park are settling into a pasture that’s 10 times what they were used to — basically the entire park.
Park staff opened up 10,000 acres to the approximately 100 members of the Official Texas State Bison Herd on Tuesday, a big step in a program that has expanded their access since it started in 2010.
“We’ve kind of been working them with feed trucks to follow. When they got through the gate, they’d go into any opening to check it out,” said Donald Beard, park superintendent.
Jury indicts Vera
LMTonline.com / Fri, 22 Aug 2014 02:36:46 -0500
A Laredo city councilman charged with felony drug possession and filing a false police report has been indicted by a grand jury, the Webb County district attorney’s office said Thursday.
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