Tom Green Co. HR director up for county clerk
About 20 people showed up despite the cold to attend the formal announcement by Terry Mobley, director of human resources for Tom Green County, to run for county clerk in the March 4 primary elections.
Jury acquits ex-cop in fatal post-Katrina shooting
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 11 Dec 2013 19:18:37 MST
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A former New Orleans police officer whose 2010 manslaughter conviction was touted as a milestone in the city's healing after Hurricane Katrina was acquitted Wednesday by a different jury of charges he fatally shot a man without justification during the storm's chaotic aftermath.
YISD trustees accept efficiency study, does not discuss results
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 12 Dec 2013 00:29:40 MST
After more than four hours in closed session, trustees of the Ysleta Independent School District on Wednesday unanimously accepted the results of an efficiency study on the district's maintenance and facilities and construction departments.
Estacado All Region Band
myplainview.com / Wed, 11 Dec 2013 22:52:00 -0600
Estacado students qualifying for the All Region Band include Maria Muniz (left), Samantha Hernandez and Katelynn Baeza. They will participate in the All Region Band Clinic on Dec. 13 and perform in a
Officials consider turning bases ‘warm’ or ‘cold’ to keep them open
Air Force talk of “warm” and “cold” basing sounds like a game of “You’re getting warmer,” but it could be the opposite of fun for communities relying on Air Force installations to drive local economies.
Man accused of taking 2 vehicles in 3 days
A San Angelo man was arrested twice this month on charges of unauthorized use of a vehicle, according to Tom Green County records.
From seed to smoke, Uruguay testing legalized pot
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 11 Dec 2013 19:49:37 MST
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) - Uruguay's drug control chief, Julio Calzada, is a nervous man.
Arizona detective resigns over resident status
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 12 Dec 2013 00:30:20 MST
PHOENIX (AP) - A detective for Arizona's state police force has resigned following the discovery that she was living in the country illegally after being brought to the U.S. from Mexico by her family at a young age.
Commissioners meet to discuss reinvestment zone
myplainview.com / Wed, 11 Dec 2013 22:50:00 -0600
Facing an urgency to quickly begin the process of creating a County Energy Transportation Reinvestment Zone to apply for up to $274,609 in state funding for road projects in areas impacted by heavy tr
Socorro flooding: 30 residents filed lawsuit
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 11 Dec 2013 20:56:42 MST
Thirty residents affected by the September heavy rains filed a lawsuit Wednesday against Socorro for "intentionally" flooding their homes.
Tech inaugurates President Duane Nellis
amarillo.com / Thu, 12 Dec 2013 03:55:31 +0000
LUBBOCK — Texas Tech University President Duane Nellis bore the seal of the university around his neck as he told an assembled crowd why he was proud to be in Lubbock.
“My wife, Ruthie, and I have found this community and town and university to be a beacon that shines bright over West Texas and beyond,” he said.
“In the spirit of West Texas and the dream of Texas Tech, in my opinion, it’s only the beginning.”
City to pull trigger on alternative fuel trucks
news-journal.com / Thu, 12 Dec 2013 04:00:00 -0600
Longview’s new sanitation trucks will likely run on only compressed natural gas.
Tell us about your hopes for next year
ReporterNews.com / Thu, 12 Dec 2013 02:00:00 -0000
Some of the answers will be published in the Reporter-News before the end of the year.
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