Body found in Grant County
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 24 Jan 2015 20:04:56 MST
Grant County sheriff's officials on Wednesday found the body of a man near Silver City. The body was found on a dirt road near the cemetery off of Georgetown Road, officials said.
Waskom holds district UIL competition event
Waskom Elementary School hosted the district University Interscholastic League competition this past week.
Five questions with LuAnn Lane
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:15:00 -0600
Born an Air Force “brat,” LuAnn Lane lived all over the country and even in France before settling in Midland in 1996. Earning her master’s degree in music, Lane has served as the organist for Westmin
Marshallite named to honor roll
Connor Scott Lloyd of Marshall was named to the President’s Honor List for the fall 2014 semester at McNeese State University has been announced.
Officials: EPISD bond vote unlikely this year
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 24 Jan 2015 20:29:59 MST
El Paso Independent School District officials say a bond issue is needed to pay for school construction and renovations, but it may not come this year or with the nearly $1 billion a price tag a
‘Not Mayberry anymore’: Oil patch cops scramble to keep up
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sat, 24 Jan 2015 19:48:00 -0600
WATFORD CITY, N.D. — Police chief Art Walgren knew how much the oil boom had changed this once-sleepy town when he spotted something that would have been unheard of not long ago: license plates from S
Academic Spotlight: Andrew Ezzell, 18
amarillo.com / Sun, 25 Jan 2015 02:21:35 +0000
Andrew Ezzell, 18
Class: Senior, Canadian High School
Nominated by: Rick Berry, Principal
■ Why does this student stand out?: “He ranks No. 2 in his class, and he participated at a very high level on the state championship football team. He is a great all-around student athlete, very respectful, very hardworking and just a great role model for our students.”
Waskom Elementary students place in UIL
Waskom Elementary School students participated in the University Scholastic League competition last week. Those individuals who placed and their event are as follows:
World is out of order when little things go awry
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sat, 24 Jan 2015 19:32:00 -0600
I think it’s the little things that bother me the most. My world gets all out of whack when my expectations aren’t met. I bet I’m not the only one who gets upset when the world seems to be out of orde
Demand for DNA testing overwhelms DPS labs
amarillo.com / Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:25:43 +0000
Texas Department of Public Safety labs are coping with an abundance of evidence testing submissions, an issue that mirrors a situation faced by federal agencies about 20 years ago. For years, law enforcement agencies relied on the Federal Bureau of Investigation for evidence testing, but as the practice of DNA analysis grew, the FBI became overwhelmed with evidence to process.
Randall County Criminal District Attorney James Farren said in some instances it could take up to two years to receive results, causing agencies to turn to resources on the state level.
Drug raid nets pair of felony arrests
news-journal.com / Sun, 25 Jan 2015 04:00:00 -0600
Two men were arrested this past week after a drug raid conducted by the Marshall Police Department’s MCAT, SWAT team and Criminal Investigation Bureau, authorities said.
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