Conaway: GOP control will open up oil markets
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:15:00 -0500
Congressman Mike Conaway blamed the slow recovery of the nation’s economy on the Obama administration, the Affordable Care Act, and a broken tax system.
Manufacturer relocates to Dallas amid labor shortage
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:21:00 -0500
Many local companies have found themselves landlocked, challenged to find enough space for their operations.
Funding approved for Randall airport improvement
amarillo.com / Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:33:05 +0000
At its October meeting, Texas Transportation Commission approved about $44,590 for improvements at the Randall County Airport, Texas Department of Transportation spokesman Paul Braun said in a news release.
The funds will go to fund projects including a feasibility study, and a consultant will be chosen this fall. Project costs will be funded through Randall County and TxDOT’s Aviation Facilities Grant Program, which funds improvements in the state’s aviation system, the release said.
This year, TxDOT expects to provide about $60 million in funding for community airpots.
Trooper, bystander save driver from burning car
amarillo.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 22:42:27 +0000
A Texas Department of Public Safety trooper and a bystander helped rescue a crash victim from a burning vehicle Thursday morning on Farm to Market Road 1541, Trooper Christopher Ray said in a release.
About 11:50 a.m., Trooper Judy Haley came across a two-vehicle wreck just south of Camp Don Harrington.
A 2014 Ford Edge had crossed the center stripe of the highway, colliding with a 2005 Chevrolet pickup towing a travel trailer before crashing into a fence.
Residents turn out to express election woes
A standing room only crowd showed up Thursday at the special-called meeting of the Harrison County Elections Commission to hear how it planned to remedy the concerns of voters, brought to members’ att
Today in history for Friday, Oct. 31
amarillo.com / Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:25:31 +0000
■ On Oct. 31, 1864, Nevada became the 36th state as President Abraham Lincoln signed a proclamation. (In order to achieve statehood, Nevada had sent its draft constitution to Washington, where it was misplaced; in order to get the proclamation signed before Election Day, James Nye, the territorial governor, sent another copy by telegraph at a cost of $3,416.77 for 16,543 words; allowing for inflation, today that would be about $50,000.)
Grand jury declines to indict 3 officers in Colleyville shooting
Fall Festival a real treat for community
Downtown Marshall was filled with costumed trick-or-treaters, both sweet and scary, at the annual Fall Festival on Thursday.
Hallsville Intermediate School receives $4,580 from drive
Patterson Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Marshall helped raise $4,580 in funding for Hallsville Intermediate School with Chrysler’s “Drive for the Kids” program.
Hallsville High School’s production of acclaimed Broadway play set for Sunday afternoon
news-journal.com / Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:00:00 -0500
Hallsville High School senior theater student Serdalyer Darden has learned a life lesson while working on the school’s fall play — people should be careful what they wish for.
Jefferson Junior High holds Red Ribbon Week activities
Breast cancer awareness event paints town pink
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:19:00 -0500
For this year’s Pink the Basin Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon, the Horseshoe Arena was transformed into a sea of pink, with decorations, tabletops and a massive crowd.
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