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Schools battle water woes
amarillo.com / Mon, 21 Apr 2014 04:05:14 +0000

Maintaining grass and other plants is enough of a challenge in the Texas Panhandle, but area school districts must negotiate drought conditions and rising water costs to keep their parks and athletic fields green.

“It’s something we’re really cognizant of,” said Randy McDowell, assistant superintendent of Canyon Independent School District. “We want to save all the water that we can. At the same time, we’ve got a lot of facilities, and our communities and our taxpayers don’t want to pull up and see all dirt … but you have to find a balance there.”

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City gets scant rainfall; chances linger for more through midweek
GoSanAngelo.com / Mon, 21 Apr 2014 03:27:00 -0000
Overnight and early morning rains pushed San Angelo’s total rainfall so far this year to just over a half-inch.


Chalkboard 4/21/2014
ReporterNews.com / Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:00:00 -0000
Chalkboard 4/21/2014

North East Texas Air Care coalition panel kicks off ozone season on Earth Day
news-journal.com / Mon, 21 Apr 2014 04:00:00 -0500
A five-county air quality panel will launch the 2014 ozone season Tuesday with news that tougher ozone standards are looming and Northeast Texas already is pushing the limit.

Letter to the Editor: Let the legacy continue
timesrecordnews.com / Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:00:00 -0000
Jed Grisel, MD, Wichita Falls

Rain affects water levels
timesrecordnews.com / Mon, 21 Apr 2014 05:00:00 -0000
By 5 p.m. Sunday, the city had officially received 0.37 inch of rain, although unofficial amounts were heavier.

Calendar for Monday, April 21, 2014
amarillo.com / Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:26:40 +0000

Community

Old Tascosa Cycling Club ride: 6:30 p.m. Gander Mountain, 10300 W. Interstate 40. 806-223-8328 or www.oldtascosacycling.com.

Entertainment

Young Readers with John Calvin: 9 p.m. The 806, 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-322-1806.

Public meetings

Monday

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Out of the
timesrecordnews.com / Mon, 21 Apr 2014 01:31:00 -0000
darkness

Local Briefs, 4/21
GoSanAngelo.com / Mon, 21 Apr 2014 03:27:00 -0000
Local news in brief, 4/21

El Paso City Council to consider funding swap with state for transportation projects
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:31:22 MDT
The city and state are swapping funds for several highway, street and pedestrian pathway projects that would include improvements to some bridges along Interstate 10 and walkways and signage around Downtown.


Abilene, Big Country calendar 4/21 to 4/24
ReporterNews.com / Mon, 21 Apr 2014 01:00:00 -0000
Abilene and Big Country meetings and events.

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