Latest nursing class graduates UTTL
Sixteen East Texas area students graduated from The University of Texas at Tyler on Friday, Dec. 12.
Brylee Breland: 5 days until Christmas
Name: Brylee Breland
Buckeyes snag 3rd state title
Gilmer’s second-half comeback Friday against West Orange-Stark at AT&T Stadium in Arlington landed the Buckeyes their third state championship.
LISD Foundation launches campaign
In 2015 the Longview ISD Education Foundation will celebrate its 20th anniversary but it’s kicking off the celebration with a new fundraising campaign, logo and website.
Albertson’s, Lions Club shopping spree helps area non-profits
Several shoppers from area nonprofit organizations had their buggies loaded Friday for a shopping spree funded by the Longview Lions Club and Albertson’s grocery store.
Grand jury indicts man in self-storage robbery
amarillo.com / Sat, 20 Dec 2014 03:48:22 +0000
Potter County grand jurors indicted an Amarillo man Wednesday on an aggravated robbery charge, court records show.
Eddie Flores Sapien, 53, is charged with robbing a woman at gunpoint Dec. 2.
The woman, an employee of Secure Care Self-Storage, 4000 E. Interstate 40, flagged down an Amarillo police officer along the frontage road in the 4000 block of East I-40, police said.
The woman said Sapien walked into the business and demanded she place money on the counter.
Sapien told the woman to go outside and give him a ride, but she flagged down the officer.
Pantexans get in giving spirit
amarillo.com / Sat, 20 Dec 2014 02:54:48 +0000
Christmas cheer was thick in the air as families and children celebrated Friday at the Pantex Christmas Project Party at Amarillo Civic Center Complex, 401 S. Buchanan St.
“At the Christmas party, we give (families and children) nice gifts and deliver their presents (to their homes) before Christmas,” said Laura Bailey, Consolidated Nuclear Security LLC spokeswoman.
The event hosted 149 children from 58 families for an entertaining evening of games, food, music, dancing and a visit from Santa Claus.
Bailey said $40,000 was raised for the event this year.
Officer cleared in shooting
A Gregg County grand jury has cleared Longview police officer Johnny Lyons of wrongdoing in the Aug. 7 shooting death of Regan Marshall Wagner.
Christmas at William B. Travis Elementary
Marshall 4-year-old boy’s dream of becoming a police officer comes true
Many boys dream of becoming a police officer when they grow up, but 4-year-old Victor Garcia doesn’t have to wait.
Best of Beilue: News flash! I’m no genius
amarillo.com / Sat, 20 Dec 2014 02:57:47 +0000
Editor’s note: This column, taken from Jon Mark Beilue’s book, “This Might be a Good Story ...” first appeared in the Amarillo Globe-News on Feb. 1, 2009.
Here I was on a Saturday morning taking the American Mensa test. Think about that. Me, taking the Mensa test. That’s like Helen Keller testing to get her commercial driver’s license.
Family seeks records in Tiede case
Marjorie Nugent’s family believes correspondence between the Panola County district attorney and the people who made a movie about the elderly woman’s killer will show a conflict of interest in the ca
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