District hires help for math scores
Longview ISD has hired two math consultants to help the district’s elementary, middle and high school campuses improve state test scores.
Beilue: P.S.: 500 screenings, a green car
amarillo.com / Sun, 21 Sep 2014 00:01:35 +0000
Here are a couple of post-scripts on recent columns: Eighteen days ago, I wrote of Pampa’s Lonnie Shelton and his near obsession for a year to form a car show in Amarillo that would not only attract several hundred classic cars, but entice men to get a PSA screening for prostate cancer.
Empty Stocking Fund takes applications, needs donors
It all began in 1914. Elizabeth Scully, a local grocer's daughter, saw people coming in the store, needing help, financially and materially.
Teen driver narrowly escapes major injury when car hits house
Pine Tree ISD sets curriculum nights
Pine Tree ISD has set fall curriculum nights in which parents can visit their children’s school to learn with them.
League kicks off fall season with general meeting
The Marshall-Harrison County League of Women Voters will conduct a general meeting on Monday to discuss proposed by-law changes and other informative matters, as the League kicks off the fall season.
Longview ISD Education Foundation to host fundraiser at McAlister’s Deli
The Longview ISD Education Foundation has teamed up with McAlister’s Deli in Longview for “Sink the Pine Tree Pirates” night in preparation for Friday’s game against Pine Tree at Pirate Stadium.
Walk to End Alzheimer’s a success
amarillo.com / Sun, 21 Sep 2014 00:02:49 +0000
Area residents came together Saturday during the 2014 Walk to End Alzheimer’s at The Galleries at Sunset Center.
“I want to do whatever I can do to help find a cure,” race volunteer Jelaine Workman said.
Workman said the race raised nearly $60,000 and at least 600 people participated in the walk.
“Part of it (funds) will stay local to help support families effected by dementia ... the other part will go to research,” Workman said.
Hunters not impressed with duck blind reprieve
A one-year extension on how long duck blinds will be allowed in state-owned hunting grounds at Caddo Lake did not bag any friends for the state agency chief who announced it.
Piano Guys’ Schmidt keeps modern edge on classical music
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sat, 20 Sep 2014 20:00:00 -0500
Defining The Piano Guys as a classical musical group is an immediate conundrum. With their piano and cello renditions of pop hits and movie soundtracks, they blend contemporary culture with their inst
Rotary Club hears program on Bible translations in N. Guinea
The Rotary Club of Marshall met at noon, Thursday, Sept. 18, at the Panola-Harrison Electric Cooperative Community Room, 410 East Houston Street in Marshall, for their regular weekly meeting.
Marshall Lions hear about Lions Camp
The Marshall Lions Club met at Noon, Tuesday, Sept. 16 at the Panola-Harrison meeting room, 410 E. Houston.
Gregg commissioners to consider insurance
Gregg County Commissioners on Monday are to consider action related to the county’s insurance policy.
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