Political forums set for races
Public access held political forums Tuesday for the three Laredo City Council runoff races.
Men plead guilty in laser incident
amarillo.com / Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21:36:31 +0000
Two Amarillo men pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal charges linked to an incident last summer when the men pointed a green laser at a Department of Public Safety helicopter.
Matthew George Dodgen, 35, and Christopher Anthony Cantrell, 34, pleaded guilty in Amarillo’s U.S. District Court to charges of aiming a laser pointer at an aircraft and aiding and abetting.
Felony arrests for Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:55:00 -0600
Manuel A. Gomez, 52, of Midland was charged Tuesday with driving while intoxicated three or more times.
Local granted $125k bond
A Laredo resident accused of receiving more than $1.5 million by selling stolen oil from Eagle Ford Shale companies was granted bond Tuesday morning in federal court.
Keep it local and get great personal service
myplainview.com / Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:07:00 -0600
With all the hoopla about Black Friday and Thanksgiving Day store openings, it’s refreshing to know that you can still find local places open Saturday that will let you shop in comfort and give you gr
Commissioners approve policy for grant project
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Thu, 27 Nov 2014 04:00:00 -0600
The Harrison County Commissioners Court approved the inclusion of a policy regarding the water improvements grant project for Caddo Lake Water Supply Corp., which was needed to stay in compliance with
Canyon ISD mulls bond issue
amarillo.com / Thu, 27 Nov 2014 01:31:29 +0000
Canyon Independent School District is considering a bond initiative to build a new school and shift elementary school boundary lines as enrollment numbers continue to climb.
The district is in early stages to determine projects to be included in a possible bond issue request, so there are no cost estimates available yet. A board of trustees committee has identified a series of projects that would address district needs.
In September, the group of three board members began meeting to examine growth projections into 2020, committee chairman Bruce Cobb said.
Tarrant County’s DWI no-refusal plans intact after court ruling
First-time port pests discovered
U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists at two South Texas ports of entry recently intercepted a first-in-the-nation pest and a first-time port interception of a particular pest within commercial produce shipments.
Court erases Tiede’s sentence
news-journal.com / Thu, 27 Nov 2014 04:00:00 -0600
The family of Marjorie Nugent said they are devastated by a Wednesday decision from the state’s highest criminal court to free Bernie Tiede from his life sentence for murder.
4 arrested for assault, robbery
Four people who plotted a scheme to beat up and rob a man were arrested Tuesday morning in Central Laredo, according to police.
Restaurants cater to turkey day crowds
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:24:00 -0600
Thanksgiving Day is one of a few days each year when most of the parking lots around town will be empty. But there are a few local restaurants that will open today.
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