$45M North Hills Crossing shopping center breaks ground
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 21 Sep 2014 15:31:40 MDT
The 250,000 square-foot, 45 million North Hills Crossing shopping center will be at Martin Luther King and U.S. Highway 54 in Northeast El Paso.
›› Photos: North Hills Crossing breaks ground
El Paso’s most wanted fugitives of the week
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 21 Sep 2014 18:28:11 MDT
Crime Stoppers of El Paso each week releases photos and descriptions of El Paso's most wanted fugitives for the El Paso Police Department. Anyone with information on the profiled fugitives may call 566-8477. Callers may remain anonymous and are eligible for a cash reward.
2 death row appeals denied
amarillo.com / Mon, 22 Sep 2014 02:51:28 +0000
The state’s highest criminal appeals court has denied requests for new trials filed by attorneys for two people from Amarillo sent to death row on capital murder convictions.
Texas Court of Criminal Appeals last week denied writs requested by attorneys for Brittany Holberg and Brent Ray Brewer.
Holberg was sentenced to death in the March 13, 1996, slaying of A.B. Towery Sr. Towery, 80, was stabbed 58 times and beaten with a claw hammer at Princess Apartments, 4515 S. Virginia St.
State Rep. Simpson touts migrant solutions
news-journal.com / Mon, 22 Sep 2014 04:00:00 -0500
KILGORE — The state representative for Gregg and Upshur counties described elements working against border control to a church audience Sunday, drawing a small laugh from one solution.
Fort Bliss soldier arrested for allegedly beating child to death
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 21 Sep 2014 19:47:42 MDT
A 20-year-old Fort Bliss soldier was arrested and charged with capital murder for allegedly beating his 2-year-old daughter to death Saturday in a Northeast El Paso apartment because the girl soiled her diaper, El Paso Police reported Sunday.
Hispanic Heritage Month profile: Manny Perez
amarillo.com / Mon, 22 Sep 2014 02:49:03 +0000
Editor’s note: This is a feature in a series profiling some of Amarillo’s prominent leaders in the Hispanic community. Amarillo Globe-News will publish one story each day through Oct. 15 as part of Hispanic Heritage Month.
Many words have been used to describe former boxing champion and Potter County Commissioner Manny Perez Villasenor, but many people would agree that he was extremely passionate about serving his community.
Third party candidates could play a role in governor’s race
MDC Chair: Midland secures historic spaceport license
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 21 Sep 2014 17:01:00 -0500
Earlier this week, representatives from the city of Midland and the Midland Development Corp. met with officials of the Federal Aviation Administration to accept the approval of a Commercial Space Lau
Our View: Stories this past week offer reminders of how sky is the limit
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 21 Sep 2014 17:00:00 -0500
The top headlines on 1A in Thursday’s and Friday’s editions of the Reporter-Telegram provide an interesting comparison between lines of thinking in Midland.
The Texas Tribune: Against the odds, finding refuge in El Paso
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 21 Sep 2014 20:15:07 MDT
EL PASO - In a seafood restaurant where most of the wait staff and clientele preferred Spanish to English, Dekha Hassan-Mohamed mustered some dry wit that reflected how she was slowly adapting to her surroundings on the Texas-Mexico border.
Voter registration day set
amarillo.com / Mon, 22 Sep 2014 01:01:31 +0000
Tuesday is the first National Voter Registration Day, and the Potter County Election Administrator’s office will hold an event in the Santa Fe Building to register voters.
The event will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the building’s lobby, according to a news release.
Randall County will be operating as usual.
“We’re not doing anything special, but you can register online or call us, and we will mail an application if you don’t want to come to our office in Canyon,” Randall County Election Administrator Shannon Lackey said.
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