Bond ideas becoming clearer
Thursday night, architects from Huckabee Inc. gave several proposed options, or in laymen's terms, examples of possibilities for changes to the physical sites for Marshall Independent School District
Judge: Funeral home wrongly sold Lee Harvey Oswald’s casket
amarillo.com / Fri, 30 Jan 2015 23:41:38 +0000
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A funeral home that sold Lee Harvey Oswald's pine casket for $87,468 must return it to the accused presidential assassin's brother, a judge ruled Friday.
Robert Oswald had bought the pine bluff casket for his brother, whose body was exhumed in 1981 amid conspiracy theories that it did not contain Lee Harvey Oswald's body. After a Dallas hospital confirmed the body through dental records, it was reburied, but not in the original casket, which was too water-damaged.
Nesbitt Baptist sets homecoming Sunday
Nesbitt Baptist Church will celebrate its homecoming Feb. 1 for five years a mission and 63 years a church.
Opulent seaside hotel sells for $360M
news-journal.com / Fri, 30 Jan 2015 22:54:00 -0600
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. — An exceedingly opulent seaside resort in Southern California has sold for an eye-popping $360 million.
Tenn. woman accused of moving cocaine by bus
amarillo.com / Fri, 30 Jan 2015 22:18:43 +0000
A Tennessee woman faces a court hearing next week after DEA agents arrested her in Amarillo on a Memphis-bound bus with more than 7 pounds of cocaine, including a bundle she dumped in a bus toilet.
Andrea Worley, 51, of Memphis, is set to make a court appearance next week in Amarillo’s U.S. District Court on a cocaine trafficking charge after DEA agents arrested her Tuesday in Amarillo.
‘Fixture’ in juvenile services retires after 30 years
The Harrison County Commissioners Court recently honored retired juvenile services employee Robin McCoy for 30 years of service.
C.B. ‘Boots’ King trained at Finney Field
myplainview.com / Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:21:00 -0600
In a 1957 interview to Sylvan Dunn of Southwest Collections/Special Collections Library at Texas Tech University, Aulyne King Breedlove told about the pre-glider training which occurred at Finney Fiel
Man gets 40 years for child sex assault
amarillo.com / Sat, 31 Jan 2015 01:14:45 +0000
A Vernon man was sentenced to 40 years in prison on Friday after he was found guilty of aggravated child sex assault, 100th Judicial District Attorney Luke Inman said in a news release.
A Childress County jury convicted Jerome Flemons, 36, of the offense stemming from an August 2013 incident involving a 9-year-old victim.
He was arrested on the charge in May.
Flemons will be eligible for parole in 20 years.
Exploding air bag may have killed Texas man
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:39:00 -0600
HOUSTON — Federal safety regulators are looking into the death of a Texas man who may be the latest victim of exploding automobile air bags made by Takata Corp. of Japan.
Marshall ISD bond steering committee gets examples, pricing for school options in bond process
Marshall Independent School District bond steering committee members heard different options and possible costs for changes to the physical sites at MISD schools Thursday night.
Prosecutor retires after nearly 20 years with El Paso DA’s office
elpasotimes.com / Fri, 30 Jan 2015 22:36:52 MST
Penny Hamilton, the head of the El Paso District Attorney's Office's Rape and Child Abuse Unit, retired Friday after nearly 20 years as a prosecutor.
Former PSB member to run for El Paso City Council
elpasotimes.com / Fri, 30 Jan 2015 19:01:38 MST
Veterinarian Richard Bonart, a former member of the Public Service Board, is running for city representative to represent the West Side's District 1.
Officials: Man arrested after allegedly exposing himself to female library patron
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:54:00 -0600
A man was taken into custody Friday afternoon after allegedly exposing himself to a female patron at Midland County Public Library’s downtown location, according to city and county officials.
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