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Beilue: Documentary idea couldn’t wait for money
amarillo.com / Wed, 02 Sep 2015 02:11:29 +0000

Jason Baumgardner remembers well the first film book he ever read, “Rebel Without A Crew” by Robert Rodriguez. Rodriguez has gone on to be an accomplished filmmaker and collaborator of director Quentin Tarantino, but he started from nothing.

“He had a film idea, so he shot it, edited it, produced it, did the music and sound,” Baumgardner said. “Now, he’s in Sundance (Film Festival). He’s a big guy.

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Man drowns at Palo Duro Lake
amarillo.com / Tue, 01 Sep 2015 22:56:45 +0000

A man drowned in Palo Duro Lake over the weekend after attempting to swim across Horse Creek.

On Sunday, Hansford County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call regarding a drowning at the lake, which is located northeast of Spearman.

When deputies arrived at the lake, Pedro
Espinoza-Sandoval, 53, of Spearman, had been retrieved from the water and CPR was being performed by friends.

Sheriff Tim Glass said the man was attempting to race his friends across “a small gap in the creek” when the accident occurred.

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Wholesaler gives mattresses to special needs students
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 1 Sep 2015 23:55:33 MDT
An area mattress wholesaler has donated foam mattress pads to El Dorado High School special-needs students.

Police in Illinois hunt for 3 suspects after officer killed
wacotrib.com / Tue, 01 Sep 2015 23:40:31 -0500
FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Police in helicopters, with dogs and armed with rifles conducted a massive manhunt in northern Illinois into Tuesday night after an officer was fatally shot while pursuing a grou

The Latest on Jewish shootings: Miller returns to stand
wacotrib.com / Tue, 01 Sep 2015 17:44:56 -0500
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — The latest on the sentencing of a white supremacist convicted of capital murder for the deaths of three people at two Jewish sites in the Kansas City area (all times local):

Moffat fire board meeting stops, restarts
tdtnews.com / Wed, 02 Sep 2015 04:30:00 -0500
People attending the Moffat Volunteer Fire Department regular board meeting Tuesday night almost got to go home early because a vigilant Moffat resident pointed out that the meeting was illegal, according to the board’s bylaws.

Parents of women killed on San Francisco pier file claims
wacotrib.com / Tue, 01 Sep 2015 18:35:28 -0500
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The parents of a San Francisco woman who was fatally shot by a man in the country illegally said Tuesday that federal and local authorities contributed to the death of their daugh

Winning numbers drawn in ‘All or Nothing Evening’ game
wacotrib.com / Tue, 01 Sep 2015 18:16:10 -0500
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Tuesday afternoon's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "All or Nothing Evening" game were:

McFadden on board if Dallas replaces Murray by committee
wacotrib.com / Tue, 01 Sep 2015 17:21:39 -0500
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Darren McFadden wants to be one of the replacements for NFL rushing champion DeMarco Murray.

Texas horse tracks are back in business
star-telegram.com / Tue, 01 Sep 2015 16:28:35 CDT

The Texas Racing Commission closed at midnight Monday because of a lack of funding

State officials reached a new funding agreement late Tuesday

Racetracks statewide soon may restart simulcast betting and live racing

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TX Lottery
wacotrib.com / Tue, 01 Sep 2015 23:53:34 -0500
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — These Texas lotteries were drawn Tuesday:

Supremacist rambles about motive for Jewish site murders
wacotrib.com / Tue, 01 Sep 2015 17:59:36 -0500
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — Jurors who convicted a white supremacist of killing three people at suburban Kansas City Jewish sites heard more of his anti-Semitic ramblings Tuesday as they prepared to weigh whe

Prosecutor: 2nd video emerges of deadly shooting by deputies
wacotrib.com / Tue, 01 Sep 2015 22:42:35 -0500
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A second video has emerged that gives authorities a "very clear view" of a confrontation between deputies and a Texas man who had his hands raised before he was shot and killed, a p

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