Program in Gregg County offers free teaching resources expectant parents
Maria Tidwell was apprehensive when, during her pregnancy, her doctor asked her if she would like to start meeting at home with a nurse.
Congressman Gohmert to visit Texas State Technical College in Marshall
Congressman Louie Gohmert will visit the campus of Texas State Technical College in Marshall today.
Towering sculpture at Sun Bowl Drive and Glory Road celebrates UTEP’s history
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:20:55 MDT
The roundabout at Sun Bowl Drive and Glory Road at the University of Texas at El Paso is looking a lot more colorful as Seattle-based artist Koryn Rolstad is putting the finishing touches on her towering sculpture.
Rack Room Shoes opens in Laredo
Shoe lovers in Laredo now have a new place to do their shopping.
Laredoans eye ALS ice bucket challenge record
LMTonline.com / Thu, 21 Aug 2014 02:03:26 -0500
City of Laredo Councilman Roque Vela Jr. is joining the Laredo Lemurs and Uni-Trade Stadium to attempt to break the current record of simultaneous ALS ice bucket challenges after Thursday night’s game when the Lemurs take on the Amarillo Sox.
LTGI sets play rehearsals
Laredo Theater Guild International’s sixth season opener the Tony, Drama Desk and Olivier Award winner “The 39 Steps” has been cast and is set to begin rehearsals for this hilarious, fast paced whodunit by Patrick Barlow based on John Buchan’s 1915 spy novel and Alfred Hitchcock’s 1930s classic film of the same name.
Marshall woman warns of IRS scam
Carolyn Williams was a bit shaken up Monday when she received an unsolicited call from a person claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service, threatening to put her in jail for fraud.
Juan Artemio Treviño sentenced in drug case
A man involved in a conspiracy to distribute bulk quantities of marijuana, heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine was sentenced Wednesday in federal court in Laredo to 28 months in prison.
Simpson stands by his Perry vote
Longview state Rep. David Simpson, R-Longview, stood his ground Wednesday on a 2013 vote that his fellow conservatives said this week would have saved Gov. Rick Perry from coming under fire on abuse o
Baker Hughes to give away school supplies at Marshall elementary school
Baker Hughes, an oilfield service company with more than 60,000 employees in more than 80 countries including an office in Harrison County, will be giving away school supplies today during David Crock
MAV to host peaceful rally in Brown case
Marshall Against Violence is joining protestors nationwide, conducting a peaceful rally today in support of the family of Michael Brown, the unarmed teenager who was fatally shot by a police officer A
Today in History Thursday, August 21
amarillo.com / Thu, 21 Aug 2014 05:00:00 +0000
■ On Aug. 21, 1944, the United States, Britain, the Soviet Union and China opened talks at Dumbarton Oaks in Washington that helped pave the way for establishment of the United Nations. (The talks concluded on October 7.)
■ In 1614, Transylvanian Countess Elizabeth Bathory, thought complicit in the killings of dozens, possibly hundreds, of young women and girls, was found dead at age 54 nearly four years after being sealed off in her castle chambers.
Tickets selling quick for T-Bone Walker Blues Festival
About half the tickets for reserved indoor seating at next month’s T-Bone Walker Blues Festival in Longview have sold out, organizers said Wednesday.
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