Auditions set for Kilgore College children’s choir
Kilgore College is auditioning fifth- through eighth-grade students for its children’s choir.
El Paso City Council nixes beer at the zoo, admission may rise
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:42:46 MDT
The newest attraction at the El Paso Zoo won't be booze. Zoo officials had considered selling beer at the zoo as a way to raise money for its increasing operating costs.
Hudson Oaks firefighter accused of sexually assaulting two girls
APD: Missing woman is without medication, may be in danger
amarillo.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:42:48 +0000
The Amarillo Police Department issued a statement Wednesday afternoon asking residents for information that may help officers find a woman they said may be in danger.
Police are searching for Tabatha Jean Green, 25, a white female who stands 5 feet, 6 inches tall and weighs about 120 pounds. She has very short black hair and brown eyes and her left eyebrow is pierced, police said.
Green has suffered from multiple strokes and authorities said she has been prescribed daily medication.
UPDATE: Water main break should be sealed Wednesday evening
amarillo.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:18:12 +0000
City of Amarillo Utility Department crews are working on a water main break on South Western Street, just north of Plains Boulevard.
“While one lane is open in each direction, you may want to consider an alternate route home tonight. Also, you cannot currently turn right onto Plains if you’re traveling southbound on Western,” city spokeswoman Sonja Gross said.
It’s a 10-inch main that could date back 60 years, she said.
Director of utilities Emmett Autrey said about 1:30 p.m., an 89-year-old cast iron pipe split. It was installed in 1925, he said.
Sweet sales are liningcity coffers
The newest city-operated concession stand sold enough drinks and snacks to cover its operating costs in its first month while earning thousands more than Longview’s other two stands.
Midland College to close Friday for emergency drill
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:33:00 -0500
Midland College’s main campus will be closed 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday as the college’s police department and other area law enforcement agencies conduct an emergency response drill.
Number of abortions is down, regulations credited
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:09:00 -0500
The number of abortions in Texas decreased by about 13 percent statewide and 21 percent in the Lower Rio Grande Valley following the passage of strict abortion regulations that went into effect last N
KCBD-TV to wrap up Community Coverage Tour in Plainview
myplainview.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:03:00 -0500
KCBD-TV’s News Channel 11 crew will be wrapping up its Live Community Coverage Tour 2014 in Plainview on Friday, and local and area residents are invited to bring their lawn chairs and appetites, and
Felony arrests for Thursday, July 24, 2014
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:16:00 -0500
Thomas O. Bankole, 29, of Midland, was charged Tuesday with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
County, state officials will hold meeting Tuesday to offer info on highway
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:40:22 MDT
County and state officials will host a meeting to inform the public about the second construction phase of the roadway that will connect Interstate 10 to the new Tornillo-Guadalupe Port of Entry.
East Texas teachers hit up national website to get donations
Three area teachers hope to have new supplies for the coming school year thanks to the national website DonorsChoose.org.
Leadership Longview collects record amount of applications
The professional leadership course held by the Longview Chamber of Commerce took in nearly twice the number of applications than available spots for the 2014-15 year.
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