Search for city manager narrows to 4 candidates
The search for a city manager is close to complete as city staff and commissioners prepare to interview the four candidates considered for the position this week.
Calendar for Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
amarillo.com / Thu, 23 Oct 2014 03:19:12 +0000
12 x 12 show and auction: 7 p.m.; preview party at 6 p.m. Amarillo Museum of Art, 2200 S. Van Buren St. Admission $12 or $24 for preview party. 806-371-5050 or www
Dan Lesperance: 6 p.m. Wild Bill’s Fillin’ Station, 3514 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-372-4500.
Mike Fuller: 6:30 p.m. Fire Slice Pizzeria, 7306 S.W. 34th Ave. No cover. 806-331-2232.
Photo ID needed to vote
Against the judgment of three justices, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Saturday that Texas polling places could continue to require voters to show specific photo identification under State Bill 14 in
Word of the day for Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
amarillo.com / Thu, 23 Oct 2014 03:20:08 +0000
WORD OF THE DAY
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Definition: (n) a reference work that contains information about many subjects or a lot of information about one subject
Example: “Order, unity and continuity are human inventions, just as truly as catalogues and encyclopedias.”
— Bertrand Russell
Midland woman accused of stealing merchandise valued at $1K-plus
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:15:00 -0500
A 58-year-old Midland woman was arrested Friday for allegedly coordinating with two other women to steal merchandise valued at more than $1,000, according to court documents.
State representatives discuss school legislation with area superintendents
MARSHALL — The author of a sweeping piece of legislation that revised graduation requirements for Texas children deemed the bill a success Wednesday during a meeting with area superintendents.
Basin, Eagle Ford shields Texas from price woes
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:02:00 -0500
With crude oil prices nosediving in recent months, unsettling fears of idled rigs and plummeting profits have begun creeping through companies and countries whose livelihoods are tied to oil productio
New swine barn dedicated at Harvest Festival in Longview
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Wednesday to dedicate the opening of the Harvest Festival and Livestock Show Swine Barn at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Center.
Miles of Hope Banquet to fund Mission Amarillo ministries
amarillo.com / Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:45:15 +0000
Mission Amarillo will host its third annual Miles of Hope Banquet and Silent Auction from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in Heritage Room B of the Amarillo Civic Center.
“The Miles of Hope Banquet funds all of our ministries,” said Mission Amarillo Director Jeff Parsons. “We’re known for shoes, but Miles of Hope just doesn’t fund our shoe ministry. It funds our Driven ministry, our back-to-school and Christmas affordable store programs and our summer programs.”
This year, the event will showcase a different aspect of Mission Amarillo, Parsons said.
Residents voice concerns at town hall meeting
Marshall residents were invited to voice their concerns and ask city commissioners questions at a town hall meeting Tuesday night at City Hall.
Containment eluded Texas leaders in Ebola emergency
AUSTIN — When the Ebola virus first arrived in Texas, Gov. Rick Perry greeted the grave news with trademark swagger.
Oil show attendees fill bags with free swag
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:18:00 -0500
ODESSA — It was like a blend of Times Square and Halloween for adults at the Permian Basin International Oil Show, as attendees filled giveaway bags plastered with logos with even more giveaways also
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