Kilgore College, Kilgore ISD trustees meet to discuss Heights property, stadium
KILGORE — Kilgore College and Kilgore ISD leaders and trustees met Monday to discuss future partnerships between the institutions and the fate of one of the school district’s unused buildings.
Kilgore College trustees OK tuition, fee hikes, take steps to expand Longview campus
KILGORE — Kilgore College trustees Monday took a step toward expanding the college’s campus in Longview and approved an increase in tuition and fees for all students.
Police: Former Gregg County DA had cocaine, revolver, cash
A former Gregg County district attorney who was arrested last week was found with alcohol and cocaine in his vehicle, police said.
El Paso County Commissioners approve spending $200K in security equipment for Ascarate Park
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 2 Mar 2015 23:49:00 MST
Cameras, vehicle counters and other security equipment will be installed at Ascarate Park in an effort to prevent mishandling of funds collected at the popular hangout, county leaders said Monday.
Monroe-Cranfill intersection closed in Central El Paso
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 2 Mar 2015 23:03:36 MST
The intersection of Monroe Avenue and Cranfill Street will be closed Tuesday through Friday in Central El Paso, city officials announced Monday.
Tiede pre-trial hearing on pending theft charge, other issues including venue moved to March 31
A hearing to deal with pre-trial motions in advance of a June re-sentencing hearing for Bernie Tiede will wait untill the end of the month after being moved from today to March 31.
Woman raped during bus robbery
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 2 Mar 2015 23:01:45 MST
A woman was raped during the highway robbery of a bus heading to Juárez late Saturday night in Zacatecas state, Chihuahua state officials said Monday.
Amid plans to send troopers to border, DPS may poach local departments
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 2 Mar 2015 23:25:24 MST
AUSTIN >> The Legislature is likely to add a substantial number of state troopers to the Texas-Mexico border in the coming months and the Texas Department of Public Safety is recruiting them from local police departments.
Kilgore College 80th commended in Austin
A resolution commemorating Kilgore College on its 80th birthday year was unanimously enrolled in the Journal of the Texas House of Representatives on Monday.
LA police chief: Man killed on Skid Row reached for gun
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 2 Mar 2015 21:36:25 MST
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Police fatally shot a homeless man on Skid Row during a "brutal" videotaped struggle in which a rookie officer cried out that the man had grabbed his gun, the Los Angeles police
Kilgore settles on Selleck as next chief
The Kilgore City Council on Monday unanimously approved the appointment of Josh Selleck as the city’s new city manager.
House fire causes $15K in damage
amarillo.com / Tue, 03 Mar 2015 05:07:32 +0000
A Monday afternoon house fire in southwest Amarillo resulted in an estimated $15,000 in damage, Amarillo Fire Department officials said.
About 1:30 p.m., firefighters were dispatched to 4225 King Ave. on reports of a structure fire. Crews arriving on five minutes later found smoke coming from the roof of the house.
Four people inside escaped unharmed after one heard fire popping and crackling inside a wall and told the others, officials said.
Border Patrol tests body cameras in El Paso region
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 2 Mar 2015 23:06:56 MST
Some U.S. Border Patrol agents in the El Paso region have been wearing body cameras to learn how the devices perform in the desert, mountains and highway checkpoints as part of a national study by U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
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