‘Time to celebrate life’
Pastor Vandell Smith looked up, kissed his fingers and pointed up to the only reason he said family and friends of Army Staff Sgt. Sederick Syntell Hill could find peace amidst their tragedy.
Jeans n’ Classics draws community downtown
Music, high energy, dancing, excitement, anticipation and a hint of sadness filled downtown Marshall all day Saturday during the eighth annual Jeans n’ Classics outdoor concert.
Rotary Club hears program on Bible translations in N. Guinea
The Rotary Club of Marshall met at noon, Thursday, Sept. 18, at the Panola-Harrison Electric Cooperative Community Room, 410 East Houston Street in Marshall, for their regular weekly meeting.
NWS issues flood warning amid heavy rainfall in Midland, surrounding areas
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sat, 20 Sep 2014 17:19:00 -0500
The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for southwest Midland County, as well as several surrounding areas.
Walk to End Alzheimer’s a success
amarillo.com / Sun, 21 Sep 2014 00:02:49 +0000
Area residents came together Saturday during the 2014 Walk to End Alzheimer’s at The Galleries at Sunset Center.
“I want to do whatever I can do to help find a cure,” race volunteer Jelaine Workman said.
Workman said the race raised nearly $60,000 and at least 600 people participated in the walk.
“Part of it (funds) will stay local to help support families effected by dementia ... the other part will go to research,” Workman said.
Kilgore school board to consider sidewalk improvements
Kilgore ISD trustees plan to consider improving pedestrian access to one of district’s newest campuses when they meet at 6 p.m. Monday.
Empty Stocking Fund takes applications, needs donors
It all began in 1914. Elizabeth Scully, a local grocer's daughter, saw people coming in the store, needing help, financially and materially.
Cornyn’s sex trade bill progresses
A federal bill designed to take money from sex traffickers and give it to agencies fighting the illicit market cleared a hurdle this past week in Congress and was introduced in the U.S. Senate on Frid
Piano Guys’ Schmidt keeps modern edge on classical music
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sat, 20 Sep 2014 20:00:00 -0500
Defining The Piano Guys as a classical musical group is an immediate conundrum. With their piano and cello renditions of pop hits and movie soundtracks, they blend contemporary culture with their inst
Longview ISD Education Foundation to host fundraiser at McAlister’s Deli
The Longview ISD Education Foundation has teamed up with McAlister’s Deli in Longview for “Sink the Pine Tree Pirates” night in preparation for Friday’s game against Pine Tree at Pirate Stadium.
District hires help for math scores
Longview ISD has hired two math consultants to help the district’s elementary, middle and high school campuses improve state test scores.
Defying gravity, beating the odds
Ten-year-old Maggie Branch of Kilgore does not remember her first plane ride as an infant, but Saturday, she traded her wheelchair for a co-pilot spot.
Word of the day for Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014
amarillo.com / Sat, 20 Sep 2014 20:28:33 +0000
WORD OF THE DAY
Definition: (v) to burn and damage the surface of something with strong and sudden heat
Example: “Physical pain however great ends in itself and falls away like dry husks from the mind, whilst moral discords and nervous horrors sear the soul.”
— Alice James
Rio Grande Valley