Project Literacy: ‘Pigsty’ author opens up about his inspiration
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Mon, 15 Sep 2014 23:29:00 -0500
Children’s book author and illustrator Mark Teague spoke with Reporter-Telegram Education Reporter Tessa Duvall last Friday about his career and the 1994 book “Pigsty,” which will be distributed by th
Pelican Bay woman pleads guilty to killing husband, burying him in front yard
TxDOT offers free child seat safety checks
news-journal.com / Tue, 16 Sep 2014 04:00:00 -0500
Parents and caregivers are urged to have their child safety seats checked for free as the Texas Department of Transportation kicks off National Child Passenger Seat Week.
Painter makes repeat warning to ISIS on Fox News
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Mon, 15 Sep 2014 23:20:00 -0500
Sheriff Gary Painter was back on national television Monday morning, making another warning to Islamic State of Iraq and Syria members who may be entering the U.S. from Mexico.
Former governor to speak at Davidson meeting
Former Texas Governor Mark White will be the speaker at the annual fall meeting of the Davidson Foundation held at the Josephine Davidson Memorial Chapel situated on Davidson Road at the center of the
No cases of rare children’s virus in Amarillo
amarillo.com / Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:59:12 +0000
An Amarillo health official is urging people to take preventative efforts against an uncommon virus that can cause children with asthma to develop severe respiratory illness.
Newly appointed Director of Public Health Casie Stoughton said there have been no cases of Enterovirus D68, or EV-D68, in the area during the summer or fall, when people are more likely to be infected with the virus.
Fire Marshal’s office to apply for waste grant
The Harrison County Fire Marshal’s Office plans to apply for a grant through the East Texas Council of Governments that will assist in cleaning up the county’s roads.
Small-Fry Fishing tournament Saturday
amarillo.com / Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:32:07 +0000
Lake Meredith National Recreation Area is scheduled to host the annual Small-Fry Fishing Tournament this Saturday, at the Stilling Basin at Spring Canyon.
Registration will start at 8 a.m. The Stilling Basin will be stocked with fish and closed to the general public until after the tournament.
Election ID certificates available at DPS offices
amarillo.com / Tue, 16 Sep 2014 01:02:24 +0000
With statewide elections less than two months away, the Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding Texans that, as the law currently stands, election identification certificates will be necessary for residents who do not have a photo ID but still plan to vote.
Photo ID will be necessary for all Texas residents who visit the polls this election season, as required by a 2011 law currently being challenged in federal court as opponents question the constitutionality of the statute.
Glowing and splashing down Broadway
myplainview.com / Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:23:00 -0500
Plainview’s historic downtown will be glowing Oct. 9 as the “Night’s Brightest 5K” will clatter through the brick streets with the UV Splash Color Dash. All proceeds from the run will go to benefit th
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