Man accused of striking man with a hammer
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:00:00 -0500
A 47-year-old Midland man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly striking a man in the head with a hammer, according to court documents.
Odessa High shut down after reported gas leak
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:03:00 -0500
Odessa High School was shut down and students sent home Wednesday morning after a gas line was mistakenly cut by contractors working at the school -- but school is back in session today.
MPD hands out purple ribbons to honor victims of domestic violence
Early Wednesday morning, Marshall Police Chief Eddie Campa and several officers handed out dozens of purple ribbons to Wal-Mart shoppers and others in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month,
Barrett again vying for position
James Roy “J.R.” Barrett, Democratic candidate for Pct. 4 county commissioner, is vying for the position again because of his great desire to help the taxpayer.
Report: Teenage parenthood bad for kids’ health
amarillo.com / Thu, 23 Oct 2014 03:18:25 +0000
Potter County residents continue to face high poverty rates, have less education and have poorer health than Randall County residents, and a yearlong study ranked Potter County dead last in the state in health data, United Way of Amarillo & Canyon representatives said Wednesday.
Colleyville voters will decide the future of Glade Road
Halloween or football? Some towns have to pick, and some East Texas families split
When Halloween falls on a Friday in communities where high school football is king, it’s time to reschedule the holiday.
State reps talk future of education
A group of area school superintendents and administration officials from Marshall Independent School District met Wednesday with state Reps. Jimmie Don Aycock and Chris Paddie to discuss the future of
Spring Hill ISD names lone superintendent finalist
Spring Hill ISD board of trustees on Wednesday named a Hutto ISD administrator as its lone finalist for superintendent.
Word of the day for Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
amarillo.com / Thu, 23 Oct 2014 03:20:08 +0000
WORD OF THE DAY
■ in sı̄ klə pē dē ə
Definition: (n) a reference work that contains information about many subjects or a lot of information about one subject
Example: “Order, unity and continuity are human inventions, just as truly as catalogues and encyclopedias.”
— Bertrand Russell
Kilgore College named ‘Military Friendly School’
Kilgore College has been named to the Military Friendly Schools list for the fourth consecutive year, officials announced Tuesday.
New swine barn dedicated at Harvest Festival in Longview
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Wednesday to dedicate the opening of the Harvest Festival and Livestock Show Swine Barn at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Center.
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