Viva Big Bend brings music, culture to Marfa
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Mon, 28 Jul 2014 22:43:00 -0500
Reporter Joseph Basco spent his second day at the Viva Big Bend Music Festival in Marfa to soak in the music and atmosphere.
Splish, splash: Residents cool off at Marshall City Park
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Tue, 29 Jul 2014 04:00:00 -0500
New school, new year: Mission Ridge Elementary welcomes students
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:05:23 MDT
Luis Hernandez walked quickly this morning behind his mother as they crossed the unpaved sidewalk to his new school - Mission Ridge Elementary.
›› Photos: SISD first day of school
Kilgore College eyes $58.9M budget, flat tax rate
news-journal.com / Tue, 29 Jul 2014 04:00:00 -0500
KILGORE — Kilgore College is looking at a $58.9 million budget for the coming school year with no increase in the current tax rate.
Alleged shots gets man arrested
A convicted criminal who allegedly fired shots in the Northwest Laredo area was arrested following a pursuit with police.
Child Crisis Center Receives $200,000
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:30:03 MDT
The Child Crisis Center of El Paso is getting a $200,000 grant from the Texas Veteran's Commission to help military families in this region.
Lanes on US 87 to close for repaving
amarillo.com / Tue, 29 Jul 2014 03:20:39 +0000
Amarillo residents might see delays this week as northbound lanes of US Highway 87 will be closed this week for maintenance, Texas Department of Public Safety spokesman Paul Braun said in a statement Monday.
Beginning today if weather will allow, lane closures will occur for northbound lanes of US Highway 87 between Northeast 15th and Hastings avenues to allow crews to perform milling and paving operations, Braun said.
The operations should conclude by Thursday if weather and other factors permit.
Teens spot house fire
amarillo.com / Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:21:46 +0000
Amarillo firefighters extinguished a house fire Monday afternoon in northeast Amarillo after two teenagers spotted the fire.
About 5 p.m., the teens spotted the fire in the 3800 block of N.E. 14th Avenue, near Northeast Hill Street, Amarillo police at the scene of the fire said.
Details on the cause of the fire or extent of the damage was not immediately available and authorities said more information would be released when it became available.
Teen found guilty of murder in 2012 fatal beating of El Paso police officer
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:29:32 MDT
Jurors took about five hours Monday to convict a 19-year-old man of murder in the beating death of an El Paso police officer in 2012.
Pine Tree ISD picked for Region 7 project
news-journal.com / Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:53:00 -0500
Pine Tree ISD officials said Monday the district has been selected by Region 7 Education Service Center to partner with No Tosh education consulting group for a Design Thinking Pilot Project for the c
Campos ends trustee role
After serving 11 years as trustee on the UISD board, Pat Campos will not seek re-election in November.
Bus station robbery nets $700
Laredo police said a man robbed a downtown Laredo bus station at knifepoint.
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