UT/TT Poll: Cruz, Perry lead GOP presidential pack
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:39:00 -0500
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz remains the top presidential choice of Texas Republican voters, but Gov. Rick Perry is starting to close the gap between the two, according to a recent poll.
East Texas educator named teacher of the year
A sixth-grade English teacher in Lindale ISD was named the state’s elementary teacher of the year Friday.
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
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.
Suspects sought in Parker County antique furniture scam
Police: Irving man had more than 1,000 improper videos
Vial of Life could prove vital when EMS is in your house
myplainview.com / Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:35:00 -0500
You or someone else has made the call, the EMS workers are in your house, and you’re about to be whisked off to the emergency room. But what if you’re unable to communicate, or what if your friend or
East Texas schools’ marching bands do well at UIL competitions
The Longview High School Lobo Band on Saturday earned a first division rating from the entire judging panel to bring home its 65th consecutive “superior” University Interscholastic League marching con
Van de Putte plans Panhandle push
amarillo.com / Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:47:57 +0000
AUSTIN — Don’t write off the Democratic ticket just yet. Although the most recent poll released Thursday shows Democrats Wendy Davis of Fort Worth and Leticia Van de Putte of San Antonio trailing their respective Republican rivals for governor and lieutenant governor, the two state senators continue running aggressive campaigns.
Van de Putte is on a 13-day statewide bus tour that includes a Lubbock rally on Sunday evening and two additional stops in the area on Monday, first a morning rally in Amarillo at 10 a.m. and then a 5:30 p.m. stop in Wichita Falls.
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
First Church of the Nazarene holds pumpkin patch, Fall Fest
The First Church of the Nazarene of Marshall is holding their first pumpkin patch this year.
ETBU endorsed for the Master of Arts in Christian Ministry program
The Theological Education Council and the Baptist General Convention of Texas recently endorsed East Texas Baptist University’s new Master of Arts in Christian Ministry (MACM) degree.
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
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