Slow start to early voting in East Texas
The pace of early voting will have to pick up in Gregg County to reach the level achieved the last time the governor’s job was on the ballot. Other Longview-area counties also were reporting slower ea
Make fright night a little less scary for pets
myplainview.com / Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:04:00 -0500
Human beings believe that Halloween is a fun time to get dressed up in costumes, trick-or-treat and throw a party.
Energy briefs for Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:00:00 -0500
Plane Talk 10-26-14
myplainview.com / Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:37:00 -0500
FRIDAY: A student flew locally in the Cessna 172 Skyhawk. Western Pilot Service, Inc. flew in from Phoenix, Ariz., for fuel and lunch, then flew to Hot Springs, Ark., in a Turbine 602 Air Tractor prop
Senator: Time to rethink our emergency oil stockpile
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:02:00 -0500
WASHINGTON — Sen. Ron Wyden wants the United States to rethink the size and scope of its emergency oil stockpile.
First Church of the Nazarene holds pumpkin patch, Fall Fest
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:00:00 -0500
The First Church of the Nazarene of Marshall is holding their first pumpkin patch this year.
East Texas schools’ marching bands do well at UIL competitions
The Longview High School Lobo Band on Saturday earned a first division rating from the entire judging panel to bring home its 65th consecutive “superior” University Interscholastic League marching con
Greg Abbott, Chuck Norris urge East Texans to ‘get out and vote’
TYLER — Texas Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott told a Tyler audience Friday his election is an opportunity to put East Texas values in the governor’s mansion.
Accident causing traffic delays on Hollywood
amarillo.com / Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:28:12 +0000
An accident near Hollywood Road and Interstate 27 has the southbound lane of Hollywood blocked. A Lexus and white GMC pickup are involved in the incident.
No report on injuries at this time.
Van de Putte plans Panhandle push
amarillo.com / Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:47:57 +0000
AUSTIN — Don’t write off the Democratic ticket just yet. Although the most recent poll released Thursday shows Democrats Wendy Davis of Fort Worth and Leticia Van de Putte of San Antonio trailing their respective Republican rivals for governor and lieutenant governor, the two state senators continue running aggressive campaigns.
Van de Putte is on a 13-day statewide bus tour that includes a Lubbock rally on Sunday evening and two additional stops in the area on Monday, first a morning rally in Amarillo at 10 a.m. and then a 5:30 p.m. stop in Wichita Falls.
Legacy Reserves LP announces cash distributions
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:59:00 -0500
The board of directors of the general partner of Legacy Reserves LP has approved a cash distribution attributable to the third quarter of 2014 of 61 cents per unit, payable on Nov. 14 to unitholders o
Occidental profits fall 24 percent amid deflating crude prices
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:50:00 -0500
Occidental Petroleum said Wednesday that its third-quarter profits sank 24 percent, due mostly to sagging crude prices and increased domestic operating costs.
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