Residents turn out to express election woes
A standing room only crowd showed up Thursday at the special-called meeting of the Harrison County Elections Commission to hear how it planned to remedy the concerns of voters, brought to members’ att
Ex-husband of missing Kilgore woman arrested on separate charge
news-journal.com / Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:00:00 -0500
A Harrison County man, who is a person of interest in the disappearance of his ex-wife in Kilgore, was arrested Thursday at his home outside Hallsville in what authorities say is an unrelated case.
Early voting tops 1,200
myplainview.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:24:00 -0500
With just one day remaining to cast an early ballot, more than a thousand Hale County voters already have trekked to the four early voting locations.
Late leader of Ministers Against Crime to be honored in street name
Jefferson Strutter of Week
If you ask Tammara Smith, 17, the daughter of Teresa Webb and Teddy Smith, what she liked the most about being a member of the Jefferson High School drill team, the Strutters, she would say, “The bond
Hallsville Intermediate School receives $4,580 from drive
Patterson Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Marshall helped raise $4,580 in funding for Hallsville Intermediate School with Chrysler’s “Drive for the Kids” program.
Arlington school officials ban Martin High football shirts
Grand jury declines to indict 3 officers in Colleyville shooting
Handley Middle instructor accused of improper relationship with student
’Tis the season for shopping
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:15:00 -0500
Holiday shopping season is rapidly approaching. Consumers will soon be swiping their debit or credit cards or adding items to their online shopping bags.
Man arrested for possessing meth, pot
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 21:23:00 -0500
A man was arrested in Midland County for allegedly possessing more than 72 grams of illegal drugs.
Study: Local single moms face big hurdles
amarillo.com / Fri, 31 Oct 2014 03:02:35 +0000
Single moms in the Amarillo metro area are much more likely to live in poverty than their counterparts across Texas, typically earn less than men and often are uninsured, according to a detailed research study released Thursday.
More than 250 people attended Amarillo Area Foundation Women’s Philanthropy Fund annual meeting Thursday to hear a presentation on a comprehensive study of economic issues for women in Texas and Amarillo.
Funding approved for Randall airport improvement
amarillo.com / Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:33:05 +0000
At its October meeting, Texas Transportation Commission approved about $44,590 for improvements at the Randall County Airport, Texas Department of Transportation spokesman Paul Braun said in a news release.
The funds will go to fund projects including a feasibility study, and a consultant will be chosen this fall. Project costs will be funded through Randall County and TxDOT’s Aviation Facilities Grant Program, which funds improvements in the state’s aviation system, the release said.
This year, TxDOT expects to provide about $60 million in funding for community airpots.
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