Former official requests changes
After securing a new job, former Pct. 1 Webb County Commissioner Mike Montemayor, who pleaded guilty in mid-June to taking bribes from an undercover FBI agent and a husband and wife, wants to modify the conditions of his release that would allow him to travel outside of Webb County.
Proposed $826.2 million budget for 2015 up for adoption
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:10:00 MDT
The City Council on Monday will take the first of two steps toward adopting its proposed tax rate and begin to finalize the proposed $826.
Summer heats up in North Texas, but cool weather’s coming
UISD students to get free meals
No UISD parent will have to dish out money for their children’s breakfast and lunch next school year.
Man arrested for animal cruelty
A man who had a malnourished dog, with its spine and ribs easily visible through its skin, has been arrested on animal cruelty charges, Laredo police said.
Arlington police asking for help locating graffiti suspect
TV show on Fort Worth mortuary canceled after bodies found
East Loop 820 in Hurst closed after overhead gantry collapses
Chinese reality show stars arrive at Big Texan
amarillo.com / Fri, 25 Jul 2014 02:41:09 +0000
A Chinese tourist group filming a reality show stopped at the Big Texan Steak Ranch to try the famous 72-ounce steak challenge Thursday afternoon.
“A lot of Chinese people have dreamed of coming to Route 66.” said Lancy Zhang, travel show host for ICN TV Network. “It’s a self-driven road trip.”
About 40 tourists from China are making their way from California to Chicago, taking the legendary Mother Road.
“If we can do it, you can do it,” Zhang said.
One act play on Saturday
El Merolico, an interactive one act play in Spanish written by Marco Franco, will be performed Saturday at the Laredo Public Library.
Fasken principal selected
Just a week after school principal Elouisa Diaz was named UISD director of elementary education, the campus has a new person in charge.
Longview considers creating international ballooning event
news-journal.com / Fri, 25 Jul 2014 04:00:00 -0500
As competitive balloonists arrive for the third in Longview’s four-year relationship with the U.S. National Championship, the city’s hot air ballooning community is considering creating a new event th
Brothers allegedly lead kidnapping ring targeting Asians in Mexico
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:00:56 MDT
Two brothers accused of leading a kidnapping ring that abducted more than 90 Asian business owners and relatives in Mexico were arrested Monday in Chihuahua City, state law enforcement officials said.
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