Trinity choir invited to perform at Carnegie Hall
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:47:00 -0500
The Trinity Upper School Choir has been presented with what some musicians would consider the opportunity of a lifetime.
Pests finding ways to thrive during drought
timesrecordnews.com / Thu, 17 Apr 2014 05:00:00 -0000
The North Texas drought has caused some aspects of living to change, including the evolution of bugs to meet the challenge.
Earth Day: 6 ways to be a little greener right now
timesrecordnews.com / Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:54:00 -0000
In preparation for Earth Day, the Environmental Protection Agency has compiled a list of ways to start saving energy not just on April 22, but every day.
Kesha Rogers, Houston activist, running for U.S. Senator without Democrats’ support
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:19:55 MDT
Houston activist Kesha Rogers is running for U.S. Senator as a Democratic candidate who wants to impeach President Barack Obama, also a Democrat.
Victims in Texas blast choose closure over answers
ReporterNews.com / Thu, 17 Apr 2014 02:31:00 -0000
Families of the 15 people killed in a massive explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant have spent the year since the blast navigating the difficult balance between moving forward and digging for answers from the past.
Competition asks who has the best-tasting water in West Central Texas
ReporterNews.com / Thu, 17 Apr 2014 01:30:00 -0000
Wink and Abilenewere among winners last year.
MPD: Man arrested for crystal meth possession
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:18:00 -0500
A Midland man was arrested Tuesday after a police officer found 3 grams of methamphetamine on his person, according to court documents.
Commissioners talk status of efficiency study implementation
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Thu, 17 Apr 2014 04:00:00 -0500
In a nearly three hour workshop, city commissioners heard how much of the city efficiency study has been implemented in Marshall.
Perseverance pays off for Amarillo runner headed to Boston Marathon
amarillo.com / Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:39:43 +0000
For 10 years, Jennifer Campos of Canyon tried qualifying for the Boston Marathon. For 10 years, through 12 of the 26.2-mile runs, she came up short. None was as frustrating as her finish of 3 hours, 35 minutes, 39 seconds at Fort Worth’s Cowtown Marathon in 2012, missing her age-qualifier by a scant 39 seconds.
“At times, I just wasn’t sure I was capable of reaching that goal,” she said.
But perseverance and persistence finally paid off.
El Paso fire, police pension fund board negotiating executive director’s contract
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:05:15 MDT
The El Paso Firemen and Policemen's Pension Fund board of trustees is still negotiating a new employment contract with its executive director — four months after it began the task.
Emergency managers challenged to educate public
ReporterNews.com / Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:23:00 -0000
Two of the country's top disaster experts on Wednesday challenged emergency managers and forecasters from Texas to Maine to help educate coastal residents and developers about hurricane hazards.
Mentoring programs for teens showing signs of success
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:33:00 -0500
Two programs aimed at helping teen mothers and at-risk males are showing signs of success, according to recent reports given at the School Health Advisory Council.
Gregg GOP chairman to speak tonight
news-journal.com / Thu, 17 Apr 2014 04:00:00 -0500
Incoming Gregg County Republican Chairman Tim Vaughn will call for local unity at 6:30 p.m. today at Johnny Cace’s Seafood and Steakhouse in Longview.
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