Reception Tuesday in Longview for AG candidate
news-journal.com / Sun, 08 Dec 2013 04:00:00 -0600
State Rep. Bryan Hughes will hold a reception Tuesday in Longview for Texas attorney general candidate Sen. Ken Paxton, R-McKinney.
Charity store lowers shopping bills
amarillo.com / Sun, 08 Dec 2013 03:16:25 +0000
Dozens of volunteers transformed the Oak Dale Elementary School cafeteria into the Affordable Christmas Store, where parents shopped at the makeshift market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and purchased gifts and other items for 20 cents on the dollar.
“What would normally cost you $75 per child, only cost $15 per child at the Affordable Christmas Store,” said Jeff Parsons, director of Mission Amarillo.
Mission Amarillo, Mercy Church and Oak Dale Elementary School partnered in this first-year outreach Christmas project that offered many families an affordable holiday.
Special Santas needed for APS clients
timesrecordnews.com / Sat, 07 Dec 2013 23:36:00 -0000
Adult Protective Services is hoping North Texans with big hearts have room on their Christmas shopping list for neighbors who may otherwise have little to celebrate.
PolitiFact: Recaps of recent fact checks
Statesman.com / Sat, 07 Dec 2013 19:00:00 -0600
Statement: “Firearms homicides are down about 40 percent” since Texas passed concealed-gun permit ...
Deadly vehicle pileup hits I-10 in West Texas
ReporterNews.com / Sat, 07 Dec 2013 23:12:00 -0000
Transportation officials say a multi-vehicle pileup on Interstate 10 in West Texas has closed a portion of the highway and claimed the life of at least one.
Feds give mixed signal on El Paso schools probe
ReporterNews.com / Sat, 07 Dec 2013 23:32:00 -0000
Federal education agency officials say they won't pursue potential civil rights violations from a cheating scheme at El Paso public schools, though the school district may not be totally in the clear.
Abilene, Big Country calendar for Sunday and beyond
ReporterNews.com / Sun, 08 Dec 2013 02:30:00 -0000
Abilene and Big Country meetings and events.
Prosecutor on the defense: Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg goes on trial for her j
Statesman.com / Sat, 07 Dec 2013 17:00:00 -0600
Almost eight months ago, Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg was caught driving drunk, beginning ...
Beilue: Sandies boosters rally around El Paso football family involved in fatal wreck
amarillo.com / Sun, 08 Dec 2013 02:47:12 +0000
Alma Jay Perales and five other family members had been driving most of that Nov. 22 Friday night from El Paso. Through light snow and sleet, they had driven more than 400 miles and were within 30 miles of Amarillo to watch Alma and Hector’s son Elijah in El Paso Chapin’s area round playoff football game against Amarillo High.
Then, on Interstate 40 near Vega — in an incident Alma said 10 days later still didn’t seem real — it happened.
National news in brief, 12/8
GoSanAngelo.com / Sun, 08 Dec 2013 00:28:00 -0000
News items from across the nation
Word of the Day for Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013
amarillo.com / Sat, 07 Dec 2013 22:18:26 +0000
WORD OF THE DAY
■ pil ́ə rē
Definition: (n) A wooden framework in which an offender is fastened to boards and is exposed
Example: “Two issues emerged. First, is the press picking the right executives to pillory; and second, does it make a difference?”
— David Larcker
US Department of Defense says chemical weapons stored in Panama staying put
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 8 Dec 2013 00:18:06 MST
No chemical weapons from Panama coming to New Mexico U.S. Department of Defense officials said they don't plan to send any chemical weapons from Panama to New Mexico for disposal as
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