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Truck theft reported
LMTonline.com / Thu, 18 Sep 2014 03:26:33 -0500
Police are asking for the community’s assistance with identifying a man captured on surveillance video driving a stolen pickup, authorities said Wednesday.

Alzheimer’s walk moved indoors
amarillo.com / Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:43:25 +0000

Families and patients dealing with Alzheimer’s disease will gather for a fundraising walk Saturday in a new location.

The Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s begins at 10 a.m. Saturday at The Galleries at Sunset Center, 3301 Plains Blvd.

The walk was moved from Sam Houston Park because of expected inclement weather.

Walkers have raised funds to be split between the area branch, for use in aiding families in need, and the national chapter, for further research into the disease’s causes and effects.

Registration begins at 9 a.m.

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Spring Hill board outlines criteria for new superintendent
news-journal.com / Thu, 18 Sep 2014 04:00:00 -0500
The Spring Hill ISD Board of Trustees approved a list of qualifications and characteristics for its new superintendent earlier this month that state the district is seeking a visionary leader and stro

Strutter of the Week
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Thu, 18 Sep 2014 04:00:00 -0500
Editor’s note: Each week, a member of the Jefferson High School Drill Team, the Strutters, will be spotlighted in the Marshall News Mesenger.

Today in History for Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014
amarillo.com / Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:44:02 +0000

■ On Sept. 18, A.D. 14, the Roman Senate officially confirmed Tiberius as the second emperor of the Roman Empire, succeeding the late Augustus.

■ In 1759, the French formally surrendered Quebec to the British.

■ In 1793, President George Washington laid the cornerstone of the U.S. Capitol.

■ In 1810, Chile made its initial declaration of independence from Spain with the forming of a national junta.

■ In 1927, the Columbia Phonograph Broadcasting System (later CBS) made its on-air debut with a basic network of 16 radio stations.

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Calendar for Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014
amarillo.com / Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:44:55 +0000

 

Community

Amarillo Tri-State Fair & Rodeo: 10 a.m. to midnight. Tri-State Fairgrounds, 3301 E. 10th Ave. 806-376-7767 or www.tristatefair.com.

Entertainment

Alex Henderson: 6 p.m. I Don’t Know Sports Bar & Grill, 1301 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-331-7985.

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

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Marshall ISD targets character education with new class
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Thu, 18 Sep 2014 04:00:00 -0500
Marshall Independent School District, under the specials programs' department, has implemented character education curriculum for the Disciplinary Alternative Education Program.

Second suspect arrested in Pepsi case
LMTonline.com / Thu, 18 Sep 2014 03:26:33 -0500
A man wanted for allegedly stealing $99,000 worth of Pepsi products has been arrested, according to Laredo police.

Testimony ends
LMTonline.com / Thu, 18 Sep 2014 03:26:33 -0500
A local licensed psychologist testified Wednesday that after evaluating the girl who is being referred to by the pseudonym of “Ana” in a sexual assault trial in the 111th District Court, she had symptoms consistent with other children who have been sexually abused, as well as symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.

Foster care conference slated
LMTonline.com / Thu, 18 Sep 2014 03:26:33 -0500
A conference to address the growing need for foster homes in Webb County is scheduled for Friday.

Hispanic Heritage Month Profile: Maria Araujo Hurtado
amarillo.com / Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:23:53 +0000

Editor’s note: This is a feature in a series profiling some of Amarillo’s prominent leaders in the Hispanic community. Amarillo Globe-News will publish one story each day from Monday to Oct. 15 as part of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Maria Araujo Hurtado was a custodian and volunteer for Wesley Community Center for more than 30 years, but what she’s most remembered for is her talent for cooking and her dedication.

Born Aug. 14, 1923, in Mexico, Maria married Jose A. Hurtado Sr. on March 2, 1942, in San Angelo.

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