WECC kids get field day training at ETBU
There was a lot of running, jumping, pedaling and smiling going on Friday at Keys Gymnasium on the East Texas Baptist University campus, as more than a 100 pre-kindergartners and a dozen ETBU students
Marfa Lights, El Cosmico make high-profile lists
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:45:00 -0500
One tiny West Texas town, two high-profile lists, and a mystique that is irresistible to travelers all over the world.
Senate candidates Cornyn, Alameel meet in only debate
DALLAS — Problems with the nation’s immigration system dominated a debate Friday between U.S. Sen. John Cornyn and Democratic challenger David Alameel.
Meeting about foster care, adoptions set
amarillo.com / Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:56:20 +0000
Buckner Children and Family Services is offering a look at the options surrounding foster care and adoptions.
It will host an informational meeting at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Buckner office at 1422 S. Tyler St., Suite 100.
“We ask that people RSVP, but it’s not required,” said Jorie Morrison, foster and adoptive home recruiter. “We have these on the first Monday every month.”
For information or to RSVP, contact Katie Groninger at 806-373-1474 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Indigent Health Department staying well under budget 10-26-14
myplainview.com / Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:57:00 -0500
With strict attention to detail in an effort to continually re-evaluate eligibility of its clients, Hale County’s Indigent Health Department has been able to remain well under budget through the third
Paul Pewitt student among 60 in nation selected for National FFA Band
A Paul Pewitt student is among 60 in the nation who will perform next week as a member of the National FFA Band.
Waskom fire department encourages Halloween safety
Halloween can be a dangerous time for children.
Summit UMC fills boxes for Operation Christmas Child
Most East Texans spent this past July hurrying from one air conditioned building to another, but a group of members of Summit United Methodist Church in Marshall spent the summer month pounding the pa
Slow start to early voting in East Texas
The pace of early voting will have to pick up in Gregg County to reach the level achieved the last time the governor’s job was on the ballot. Other Longview-area counties also were reporting slower ea
2 injured in frontage road wreck
amarillo.com / Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:43:15 +0000
Two people were injured in a Friday afternoon wreck at the intersection of South Western Street and the East Interstate 40 frontage road, Amarillo police said.
Davis supporters gather today in Longview
Supporters of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis will gather at 9 a.m. today at a local business before walking neighborhoods to encourage residents to vote.
Today in history, Saturday, Oct. 25
amarillo.com / Sat, 25 Oct 2014 03:17:34 +0000
■ On Oct. 25, 1954, a meeting of President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s Cabinet was broadcast live on radio and television; during the session, Secretary of State John Foster Dulles, just returned from Europe, reported on agreements signed in Paris on the future of West Germany. (To date, it’s the only presidential Cabinet meeting to be carried on radio and TV.)
■ In 1760, Britain’s King George III succeeded his late grandfather, George II.
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