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City Secretary says goodbye after 29 years
star-telegram.com / Mon, 05 Oct 2015 18:01:43 CDT

Vicki Collins retired last week

She worked for several departments including the police, finance, public works and city secretary

Collins was known for her positive attitude and willingness to help others

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Mustangs at most wins in four years
star-telegram.com / Mon, 05 Oct 2015 16:09:43 CDT

Team won three in 2012, one in 2013 and three last year

Entire second team played in second half of blowout vs. Poly

Meanwhile, Panthers come off bye for Haltom

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Commissioners OK $322 M budget for FY 2016
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 5 Oct 2015 18:19:57 -0400
County's new fiscal budget includes pay raises for county employees.

Word of the day for Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015
amarillo.com / Mon, 05 Oct 2015 22:00:40 +0000



■ in·fringe

■ in frinj

Definition: (v) to do something that does not obey or follow (a rule, law, etc.)

Example: “I think that the basic philosophy was very good. It was just be nice to each other, and don’t step on other people’s toes and infringe on their freedom.”

— Kevin Ayers

Burn ban extended
tdtnews.com / Tue, 06 Oct 2015 04:30:00 -0500
Bell County remains dry enough to extend a burn ban until Nov. 2

Police seek man in attempted robbery case
amarillo.com / Mon, 05 Oct 2015 21:57:36 +0000

Amarillo police are seeking a man who they said tried to rob a woman of her purse at gunpoint, police said Monday.

About 6 p.m. Sept. 25, police responded to a call of a woman in her 70s who claimed that a man tried to rob her at gunpoint at Market Street United, 2530 S. Georgia St.

She rebuffed him by telling him that she did not have money and “would kick him if he did not leave,” police said. The man then fled, running behind the store.

Investigators noticed that witnesses’ description of the would-be robber matched that of a man in another purse theft case.

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P&Z commission OKs church on Loop 322
ReporterNews.com / Mon, 05 Oct 2015 23:01:07 GMT
The Abilene Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously approved three zoning requests at its Monday meeting.

Questions sought for political forum
heralddemocrat.com / Mon, 05 Oct 2015 20:24:09 +0000
To enhance public awareness and understanding of the issues and candidates’ positions, the Concerned Citizens of Grayson County and the Grayson County Republican Party, are hosting a Candidate Forum from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. 20 at Van Alstyne Middle School located at 1314 N. Waco St. Parking and entrance to the building (Van Alstyne Middle School) will be available in the rear.

Police: Drunken driver leads officers on low-speed chase
amarillo.com / Tue, 06 Oct 2015 05:15:15 +0000

A man was arrested Monday night after crashing his car into a number of vehicles and a fence and leading police on a low-speed chase on Interstate 40.

The chase began about 9:31 p.m. when Amarillo police responded to a shots fired call in the 900 block of South Alabama Street, police said.

Once there, they discovered that the reported gunshots were actually the sound of a man driving a blue Dodge pickup and impacting cars a street over on South Kentucky Street.

The man, who had left R&R Bar, 701 S. Georgia St., collided with seven cars and a fence while driving down the street.

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Report details how ‘wall of flame’ trapped 4 firefighters
oaoa.com / Tue, 06 Oct 2015 02:37:52 -0500
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — CalFire division chief Jim Wright was helping his neighbors evacuate shortly after a wildfire started near his Lake County home last month when he heard radio traffic about four f

Man shot dead near East Berry convenience store in Fort Worth
star-telegram.com / Mon, 05 Oct 2015 22:47:07 CDT
A man in his 40s was fatally shot Monday night at a convenience store off East Berry Street, police reported. The gunman ran from the store in the 3000 block … Click to Continue »

AISD talking new computer software
ReporterNews.com / Tue, 06 Oct 2015 02:58:04 GMT
Abilene Independent School District is inching closer to solving one of its largest looming technology concerns.

Sherman City Council schedules annexation of 200 acres
heralddemocrat.com / Tue, 06 Oct 2015 00:52:20 +0000
Sherman may soon be expanding by approximately 200 acres thanks to an annexation schedule approved by the City Council on Monday.

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