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Stone says experience in schools will prepare her for board
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 30 Sep 2014 01:32:00 -0500
Rachel Stone is running in the special election for the Midland ISD board of trustees District 4 seat vacated by Karen Fullen in August

Police: Missing woman possibly raped
news-journal.com / Tue, 30 Sep 2014 04:00:00 -0500
A Kilgore woman missing since spring may have been sexually assaulted by several men, a court document suggests.

Word of the day for Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014
amarillo.com / Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:05:30 +0000

WORD OF THE DAY

virago

■ vi·ra·go

■ ˈvir ə ˌgō

Definition: (n) an angry woman who often complains about and criticizes other people

Example: It met its persecutor with a shriek, almost exactly like that of an angry virago.


El Paso education leaders discuss challenges faced by Hispanic students
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:35:00 MDT
Collaboration across all grade levels is key to ensuring Hispanic students graduate college and succeed in the workforce, five of El Paso's education leaders said during a panel discussion Monday.

‘Taste of Accion’ to showcase El Paso businesses’ products, services
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 29 Sep 2014 21:37:09 MDT
Three food trucks are among 29 El Paso businesses that will show off their products and services at the Taste of Accion Wednesday.

Marshall grad completes boot camp
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Tue, 30 Sep 2014 04:00:00 -0500
Recent Marshall High School graduate, Chase Tolbert, 18, graduated from boot camp for the United States Coast Guard in Cape May, New Jersey, on Sept. 5.

USDA unveils new risk management programs
myplainview.com / Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:40:00 -0500
WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Monday unveiled highly anticipated new programs to help farmers better manage risk, ushering in one of the most significant reforms

Amarillo benefits from smoke alarm donation
amarillo.com / Tue, 30 Sep 2014 01:43:08 +0000

Residents of Amarillo, Canyon and Childress will benefit from a donation of more than 12,000 smoke alarms by the Insurance Council of Texas.

Residents can contact their local fire departments about the smoke alarms, which are meant for low income and elderly residents, Amarillo Fire Department spokesman Larry Davis said.

Randall County Fire Department received 50 of the devices and Amarillo Fire Department received about 100, which replenished the stock from 2013 that was depleted in July.

“We go through them,” Davis said.

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Suddenlink, Viacom in dispute
amarillo.com / Mon, 29 Sep 2014 22:13:27 +0000

Amarillo-area subscribers to Suddenlink may wake up Wednesday without access to Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central and TV Land, among others channels

The cable provider is playing hardball with those channels’ parent company, Viacom, in a dispute over Viacom’s request for an increase in the fees it is paid by the cable company to broadcast its channels.

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Ong Street search nets guns, $1M in narcotics
amarillo.com / Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:51:13 +0000

Law enforcement officers seized two firearms and a cocaine and methamphetamine stash with an estimated street value of more than $1 million after searching a home Friday in the 4400 block of South Ong Street, Amarillo police said Monday.

Juan Manual Meza, 28, of Amarillo, was arrested on a felony charge of manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance over 400 grams and a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia during the search. He was booked into the Randall County Jail.

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Calendar for Tuesday, Sept. 30 2014
amarillo.com / Mon, 29 Sep 2014 21:37:09 +0000

Community

Harrington House Centennial Combined Collection Connoisseur Lecture: 10 a.m. 1600 S. Polk St. Seating limited, reservations required. 806-374-5490.

Entertainment

Smooth Condition: 6:30 p.m. Bracero’s Bar & Grill, 2822 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-220-2395.

Live music: 6:30 p.m. The Big Texan Steak Ranch Beer Garden, 7701 E. Interstate 40. No cover. 806-372-6000

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PT senior arrested after threat of shooting
news-journal.com / Tue, 30 Sep 2014 04:00:00 -0500
A Pine Tree High School senior was arrested and released from jail Monday after FBI agents said he threatened in an online post to lock students in the cafeteria for the “greatest shooting ever.”

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