EPCC board adopts $132M budget
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 30 Jul 2015 22:47:45 MDT
The El Paso Community College Board of Trustees approved a $132.3 million budget for the 2015-16 fiscal year on Thursday.
Shooter in Satanic spree up for parole
amarillo.com / Thu, 30 Jul 2015 21:35:03 +0000
A former Panhandle man who killed a local teen during a Satanic ritual and gravely wounded two other men in a 1990 Friday the 13th crime spree is now under consideration for parole.
But a former Panhandle educator who survived the attacks wants to ensure his assailant remains behind bars.
Ken Williams, 63, said family, friends and supporters plan to send letters to a three-member Amarillo parole board contesting the possible release of Kenneth Glenn Milner. Milner, 44, is serving a life sentence for attempted capital murder and became eligible for a parole review in July.
Astros 3, Angels 0
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Demi Lovato’s ‘Dusk Till Dawn’ character was written for her
wacotrib.com / Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:56:47 -0500
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Robert Rodriguez had been waiting for a chance to work with Demi Lovato since she auditioned for his 2003 movie "Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over."
Eagle Scout project to help Cameron Park Zoo
wacotrib.com / Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:01:00 -0500
Carter Boehm, of Waco, recently completed his Eagle Scout project, which will benefit the Cameron Park Zoo.
6 Miners named to preseason team in C-USA
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 30 Jul 2015 22:59:48 MDT
Six UTEP football players have been named to the College Sports Madness Conference USA Preseason Teams as players to watch, officials announced Thursday.
Dig returns to artifact-rich Colonial American site in NY
wacotrib.com / Fri, 31 Jul 2015 01:59:27 -0500
LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (AP) — An archaeological project has returned to an artifact-rich state park in the southern Adirondacks on what was once the focal point of the warring British and French empires mo
Winning numbers drawn in ‘All or Nothing Evening’ game
wacotrib.com / Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:16:16 -0500
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "All or Nothing Evening" game were:
Bush calls courtship of minority voters integral to campaign
wacotrib.com / Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:19:06 -0500
ORLANDO, Florida (AP) — Following his own advice, Jeb Bush is taking his presidential campaign to the neighborhoods and churches where Hispanics and African Americans live and worship in an effort to
Changing definitions of work, Constitution
tdtnews.com / Fri, 31 Jul 2015 04:00:00 -0500
Our American culture has come to think of hard work, sweaty hard work and intensive cognitive hard work as a punishment instead of a blessing. In four generations, we shifted our respect for the hard
Temple Council poised for annexation attempt
tdtnews.com / Thu, 30 Jul 2015 20:40:00 -0500
The Temple City Council voted 5-0 to approve preparation of a plan for the extension of city services to 282.7 acres of city property south of Little Flock Road and west of Bob White Road.Administration of the plan will be contingent upon annexation of the area by the city.The Council will use the acreage to expand the city landfill, according to a Council memorandum.
Rescuers hope for ‘best-case scenario’ for boys lost at sea
wacotrib.com / Thu, 30 Jul 2015 17:22:47 -0500
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Mustering hope for a "best-case scenario" in the face of countless unknowns, search crews braced for a seventh day and night at sea Thursday in the hunt for two teenagers
Mavericks sign 7-2 Tunisian center Salah Mejri
wacotrib.com / Thu, 30 Jul 2015 22:24:51 -0500
DALLAS (AP) — The Mavericks have signed Tunisian center Salah Mejri from Real Madrid in the Spanish League.
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