From the archive: Selena gunned down at motel, El Paso fans devastated
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 30 Mar 2015 21:40:12 MDT
Dozens of grieving Selena fans rushed to record stores to stock up on her CDs, tapes, cassette singles and anything else she released.
Originally published in the El Paso Times on April 1, 1995
MISD ponders tax rate election, budget cuts
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Mon, 30 Mar 2015 22:22:00 -0500
As part of an overall plan to address budgetary constraints in a downturn, Midland ISD and the board of trustees might seek voter approval this budget season if the district is to propose a maintenanc
National quilt judge part of local guild
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:30:00 -0500
While “Birdman” took the Academy Award for best picture this year, the 1969 winner “Midnight Cowboy” made a comeback at the Midland Quilters Guild “Oscar Challenge.” Twenty-one guild members entered t
Calendar for Tuesday, March 31, 2015
amarillo.com / Mon, 30 Mar 2015 23:45:31 +0000
AirPower History Tour: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission $10 adults, $5 children. Texas Air & Space Museum, 10001 American Drive. www.airpowersquadron
“An Adventure in Canyon: Finding the House in Georgia O’Keeffe’s ‘Roof with Snow’”: 5:30 p.m. West Texas A&M University Jack B. Kelley Legacy Hall. Free. 806-651-2794.
Poets Elizabeth Raby, Jim Raby and Alan Barecka: 7:30 p.m. The Paper Crane, 2320 Fourth Ave. in Canyon. Free. 806-557-4172 or www
MISD to bring Wi-Fi to secondary schools
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Mon, 30 Mar 2015 22:25:00 -0500
Midland ISD is moving tech-forward at its secondary schools.
El Paso lawmaker says DPS not measuring its border performance
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 30 Mar 2015 22:44:36 MDT
AUSTIN >> The Texas Department of Public Safety has claimed success in securing the border and is asking for $123 million more to complete the job.
City Council may expand Downtown development borders
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 30 Mar 2015 23:25:01 MDT
El Paso city Rep. Cortney Niland plans to appoint former City Manager Joyce Wilson to the ad hoc city charter advisory committee, according to today's El Paso City Council agenda.
Today in History for Tuesday, March 31, 2015
amarillo.com / Mon, 30 Mar 2015 23:45:56 +0000
■ On March 31, 2005, Terri Schiavo, 41, died at a hospice in Pinellas Park, Fla., 13 days after her feeding tube was removed in a wrenching right-to-die dispute.
■ In 1814, Paris was occupied by a coalition of Russian, Prussian and Austrian forces; the surrender of the French capital forced the abdication of Emperor Napoleon.
■ In 1889, French engineer Gustave Eiffel unfurled the French tricolor from atop the Eiffel Tower, officially marking its completion.
Selena forever: El Pasoans remember and honor popular fallen Tejano star
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 30 Mar 2015 23:41:24 MDT
El Pasoan Sandy Reyes remembers where she was the first time she heard the infectious music of Selena — in San Antonio with her husband, listening to an all-Tejano radio station. Reyes remembers where she was the first time she saw Selena perform — the now-defunct Tejas Bar on Alameda Avenue.
Fire destroys manufactured home
amarillo.com / Tue, 31 Mar 2015 02:55:16 +0000
One person escaped uninjured Monday after flames engulfed a home south of Amarillo, Randall County officials said.
At 5:09 p.m., firefighters from Randall County, Lake Tanglewood and Canyon responded to reports of a fire at 11001 S. Osage St. When they arrived, they found an older, single-wide manufactured home on fire.
Planning and Zoning approves change for new hotel
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Mon, 30 Mar 2015 21:13:00 -0500
The way has been paved for a new Towneplace Suites by Marriott after the Planning and Zoning Commission on Monday approved a zone change for the hotel planned for the city’s south side.
César Chávez Day closures
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 30 Mar 2015 22:18:33 MDT
The following offices and institutions will be open/closed today in observance of César Chávez Day, a state holiday in Texas on March 31 to honor the birthday of migrant farmworkers' activist and co-founder of the United Farm Workers.
Little Caesars Love Kitchen helps city’s homeless
amarillo.com / Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:21:29 +0000
Little Caesars Pizza sent a mobile pizza kitchen to Amarillo’s Salvation Army on Monday to feed people in need.
The Little Caesars Love Kitchen, a functional pizza cookery built into a semi-trailer, has made stops in 48 states and some Canadian provinces, feeding over 2 million people along the way.
“It’s something that Little Caesars has been doing since 1985 … we take the truck around from city to city and state to state all over the U.S. and parts of Canada,” franchise manager Adam Sherman said.
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