El Paso County sheriff’s deputies looking for owners of a horse, donkey
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 22 May 2013 00:01:19 MDT
Animal control officers with the El Paso County Sheriff's Office are looking for the owners of a donkey and a horse that were found Friday in Canutillo.
Tense budget standoff in Capitol will continue Wednesday
Statesman.com / Tue, 21 May 2013 21:39:30 -0500
The budget standoff at the Texas Capitol continued into a second day Tuesday as a ...
Opponents of hand-held device ban file petition
amarillo.com / Wed, 22 May 2013 02:22:40 +0000
Opponents of the ban on using hand-held devices while driving filed a petition Tuesday but there is a clash of opinions over how that might turn out.
There are several complications.
On Oct. 19, people opposing the ban filed a notice they had formed an initiating committee for a petition asking for a reversal of the ban. If the petition drive was successful and should city commissioners decide against a reversal, the question would go to a referendum election.
Briefly (May 22)
Coin show slated The 47th annual Coin and Stamp Show in Wichita Falls will be from 1-6 p.m. Friday May 24 and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Multi-Purpose Events Center.
Bain’s acquittal stirs strong feelings
GoSanAngelo.com / Wed, 22 May 2013 02:20:00 -0000
Elva Gutierrez said she felt her stepson’s presence in the courtroom where the man who shot and killed him was tried and acquitted.
John Hancock wouldn’t sign off on The Professors’ showing vs. fifth-graders
ReporterNews.com / Wed, 22 May 2013 03:00:00 -0000
How many zeroes in a googol? What does Baton Rouge means in English? Why aren't The Professors smarter than three Abilene fifth-graders?
Kilgore ISD plan aims to avoid state takeover
news-journal.com / Wed, 22 May 2013 04:00:00 -0500
Kilgore ISD school trustees have sent the state their plan to address low reading and math scores among black and Hispanic students.
Tornado training standard in schools
All Wichita Falls ISD school administrators have been trained to face killer storms like the one that struck Moore, Okla., on Monday.
4-H horse show to gallop into Abilene for five more years after this summer
ReporterNews.com / Wed, 22 May 2013 01:00:00 -0000
The Taylor County Expo Center beat out Brazos County and Waco facilities to host the State 4-H Horse Show through 2018.
Local aid agencies remain on standby
As volunteers from local chapters of the American Red Cross and the Salvation Army remained on standby to assist victims of the Moore, Okla., tornado, organization leadership had a unified message to a public eager to help: Donate money.
MCSO: Man steals $100k in cash, gold from 80-year-old
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 21 May 2013 19:32:00 -0500
A Midland man was arrested Monday for allegedly stealing $105,000 in cash, gold coins and silver bars, according to his arrest affidavit.
United has Military Discount Wednesdays
United Supermarkets today rolled out Military Discount Wednesdays at its eight United Supermarkets and Market Street locations in Abilene, Burkburnett and Wichita Falls.
Power plant steps taken
Wichita Falls city councilors passed four items dealing with the Coronado Power Ventures plant Tuesday morning, setting the groundwork for the company to build a $650 million facility in the Wichita Falls Business Park.
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