Miss America asks Pennsylvania school district to rethink student suspension over prom invitation
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:27:04 MDT
YORK, Pa. (AP) - Miss America is asking a Pennsylvania school district to reconsider the punishment of a high school senior who asked her to prom during the question-and-answer portion of an assembly.
Mobberly expands ministry to Marshall
news-journal.com / Mon, 21 Apr 2014 04:00:00 -0500
Mobberly Baptist Church began a journey Sunday that was two years in the making.
Water restored in West El Paso
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:27:54 MDT
El Paso Water Utilities officials reported that water service has been restored in the West El Paso area affected by a water pipe break.
Denver 4/20 rally draws mellow crowd; police issue dozens of citations
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:37:29 MDT
As the sun rose at Red Rocks Amphitheater on Sunday, David Garcia — high on the holy spirit as well as just plain high — contemplated the unusual convergence of prayer and pot in Colorado this year.
Abilene, Big Country calendar 4/21 to 4/24
ReporterNews.com / Mon, 21 Apr 2014 01:00:00 -0000
Abilene and Big Country meetings and events.
CITY CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE: Trinidad Aguirre Jr.
GoSanAngelo.com / Mon, 21 Apr 2014 03:33:00 -0000
Name: Trinidad Aguirre Jr. Age: 62 Occupation: Retired Fortune 500 corporate executive Family: Married (Marie), four children, eight grandchildren, three great-grandchildren Education: Bachelor in computer science (ASU), master’s in telecommunications (UD) Political experience: Active with PACs, congressman, city councils, and county affairs Civic involvement: Area representative for West Texas Energy Consortium, Member of Lake Nasworthy HOA board, church and nonprofit organizations Have you ever been convicted of a felony?: No 1. What are your top three priorities? Water — develop immediate, midterm, and long-term plans to ensure we have water today and our children have water in the future. Balanced ...
Word of the Day for Monday, April 21, 2014
amarillo.com / Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:25:57 +0000
WORD OF THE DAY
Definition: (adj) Extraordinarily generous
Example: The munificent man surprised the orphans with gifts after he learned they had no toys.
Amarillo firm to catch Dallas’ wind
amarillo.com / Mon, 21 Apr 2014 04:04:23 +0000
An Amarillo company is working to grow its distributed energy market with a micro wind farm 12 stories above downtown Dallas.
Hydro-Star Energy’s assemblies of 80 turbines left town Friday on tractor-trailers headed for El Centro College’s main campus with cranes waiting to give them a lift up to the roof, weather permitting.
“All the power will be consumed by the school,” said Curt Bessleman, vice president of marketing at Hydro-Star.
Local Briefs, 4/21
GoSanAngelo.com / Mon, 21 Apr 2014 03:27:00 -0000
Local news in brief, 4/21
In Colorado, 4/20 marijuana holiday tries to go mainstream
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:26:48 MDT
DENVER (AP) - Once the province of activists and stoners, the traditional pot holiday of April 20 has gone mainstream in the first state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana.
›› PHOTOS: High Times Cannabis Cup
›› PHOTOS: 420 Rally in Denver, April 19-20, 2014
Donations sought for care of burned pony, foal
ReporterNews.com / Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:27:00 -0000
The pair was in a barn near Alvarado in the early morning hours of April 6 when a heating lamp shorted out, causing an electrical fire.
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