El Paso City Council resumes budget sessions
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 1 Aug 2015 22:57:49 MDT
El Paso's City Council is expected to have another long week of work beginning Monday with more budget sessions and a lengthy agenda Tuesday that includes an agenda item related to the city manager.
Commissioner proposes McLennan County tax cut
McLennan County Commissioner Will Jones is hoping to convince his fellow commissioners to cut taxes and pay off some of the county’s debt in the proposed fiscal year 2016 budget.
4-Hers earn extension scholarships
The nonprofit McLennan Extension Education Association awarded $300 scholarships to two 4-Hers at a luncheon in May. Honored were Hadley Baker (left) with the Falls County 4-H Club and Britney Connall
Memphis police officer fatally shot during traffic stop
wacotrib.com / Sun, 02 Aug 2015 03:01:34 -0500
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A police officer was fatally shot Saturday night during a traffic stop in Memphis and a manhunt is underway for the suspect, Tennessee police officials said.
Fire damages Waco house, leaves 2 without home
A fire Saturday afternoon left two occupants of a Waco residence homeless but unharmed.
Mexico news photographer found slain in capital
wacotrib.com / Sun, 02 Aug 2015 00:42:13 -0500
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A photographer for the Mexican investigative magazine Proceso, who had fled his home state after being harassed, was among five people found slain early Saturday in an apartment in
Vehicles are abandoned in airport lots
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 02 Aug 2015 03:15:00 -0500
Laid-off employees leave company vehicles behind, according to Justine Ruff, director of airports.
At 93, TV producer Lear seeks to keep pushing boundaries
wacotrib.com / Sun, 02 Aug 2015 00:28:13 -0500
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Veteran TV producer Norman Lear of "All in the Family" fame is looking ahead to his next groundbreaking series.
Prosecutor: Texas AG indicted on felony security fraud charges
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 2 Aug 2015 00:14:17 MDT
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A grand jury has indicted Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on felony securities fraud charges that accuse the Republican of misleading investors before he took over as the state's top law enforcement officer, a special prosecutor said Saturday.
‘Downton’ producer doesn’t shut door on big-screen film
wacotrib.com / Sat, 01 Aug 2015 20:58:02 -0500
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — With "Downton Abbey" coming to an end, its executive producer is offering hope that a follow-up movie is at least a possibility.
‘Texas’ crew member remembered fondly
amarillo.com / Sun, 02 Aug 2015 02:00:19 +0000
When another crew member from “Texas” left the show a couple of weeks ago, Peyton Trueblood confided to her boss that she was feeling a little homesick herself.
“But I sure love my family out here,” she told Kris Miller.
Trueblood, 21, was killed Friday in a fireworks explosion at Pioneer Amphitheatre in Palo Duro Canyon State Park as she was checking inventory before the night’s performance.
Bobby Brown’s sister vows family feud is just beginning
wacotrib.com / Sun, 02 Aug 2015 02:17:22 -0500
ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) — Bobby Brown's sister vowed the family feud was "far from over" between their family and the late Whitney Houston's kin during the memorial service for her niece, Bobbi Kristina
State presents MISD with possible $54 million budget problem
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 02 Aug 2015 00:15:00 -0500
As I have written about several times in the past, MISD continues to be designated as a Chapter 41 school district by the state of Texas, which means MISD is under the “Robin Hood” funding provisions.
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