County appoints King as tax assessor
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Wed, 27 Aug 2014 04:00:00 -0500
The Harrison County Commissioners Court accepted the resignation of Tax Assessor Collector Julie Cox and approved the recommended appointment of Veronica King to fill her unexpired term.
Municipal Court costs increase by $815,609
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:12:00 -0500
The city of Midland’s new municipal court is going to cost $815,609 more than the last estimate made in March, bringing the total project cost to $14.9 million.
Border question reaches Gregg County commissioners
Advocates and opponents of a resolution opposing relocation of people surrendering at the Mexican border into local communities gave Gregg County commissioners an earful Tuesday.
Pedestrian struck by vehicle on I-10 was walking to store, El Paso police say
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:43:47 MDT
A 19-year-old woman walking to a store was hit by a pickup Monday evening while attempting to cross Interstate 10 in East El Paso, police said Tuesday.
Voters to decide in Overton alcohol election
Overton taxpayers in November will decide whether to allow the legal sale of beer and wine for off-premise consumption within the city limits.
TCU gets $30 million gift for business school expansion
New Palo Duro Canyon boss works in her ‘dream park’
amarillo.com / Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:36:38 +0000
Shannon Blalock fell in love with Palo Duro Canyon State Park in Canyon, and now, she’s the boss.
She has been the superintendent of the park for about one month.
“A few years ago, I visited and went home and told my husband if there was ever an opportunity, I wanted to apply,” Blalock said. “I went through the competitive process and got the job. It’s a dream park for me.”
Even after one of the peak traffic times of year at the park, it still has a hold on her.
“It’s been busy but good,” Blalock said. “I drive in every day, and I’m mesmerized.”
El Paso County Sheriff’s Office budget expected to be $2.6 million less
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:53:12 MDT
The El Paso County Sheriff's Office budget could be reduced by $2.6 million for the upcoming fiscal year, officials said Tuesday during a budget workshop.
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LeTourneau University set to host free weekly seminars
LeTourneau University has announced its fall science seminar schedule for the with the first event happening Thursday.
Fort Worth school trustees vote to take ‘legal action’ against Tatum
Texas lawmakers face oil boom challenges
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 27 Aug 2014 02:55:00 -0500
Dependent more than ever on the oil industry's fate, fortune and whim, Texas must navigate complex new challenges in the coming legislative session, lawmakers heard on Tuesday.
2014 HS Football: Soak up our sports coverage
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 27 Aug 2014 01:15:00 -0500
High school football in West Texas has gone through plenty of changes recently, and as the 2014 season begins, the continued evolution of the game will be seen every Friday night.
Tornados in Plainview
myplainview.com / Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:22:00 -0500
They were trailblazers for the Tex-Mex sound — spending the past 30-plus years fashioning just the right fusion of rock, country and Tejano and sharing it with the world. And now with their album, “Es
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