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Ferguson-style protests skip city parking lot
news-journal.com / Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:00:00 -0600
A Ferguson-style protest did not occur Tuesday in Longview, where a parking lot pitched on two national websites as demonstration sites drew only healthy retail traffic.

Long-time El Paso Public Library Bookmobile driver retires at time of growth
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 25 Nov 2014 23:27:52 MST
Long-time Bookmobile driver Tony Arias is retiring today after 30 years on the job — a retirement that will be bittersweet during a period of growth for the program with two new buses and plans reach more people.

Three charged in shooting death of student near Downtown El Paso
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 25 Nov 2014 23:28:34 MST
Three youths have been formally charged in the shooting death of an 18-year-old student near Downtown El Paso last month.

Bill by U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke would help El Paso airport expand service
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 25 Nov 2014 23:26:57 MST
U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke announced Tuesday that he's introduced a new bill that should help boost El Paso International Airport's chances of providing more non-stop flights and other expanded services.

City Council OKs $939K pipeline repair
amarillo.com / Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:03:58 +0000

Amarillo City Council approved the replacement of more than three miles of sewer pipe and taking control of most of the Santa Fe Depot property it bought more than a year ago.

The approximately 18,000 linear feet of sewer lines are in older parts of the city, including just southwest of downtown, north of downtown and east of downtown. The winning bid was from Amarillo Utility Contractors for $939,000, according to city documents.

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Word of the Day for Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014
amarillo.com / Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:03:43 +0000

WORD OF THE DAY

naval

■ na·val

■ nā vəl

Definition: (adj) of or relating to ships or shipping

Example: “Because my father was often absent on naval duty, my mother suffered me to do much as I pleased.”

– John James Audubon


New invasive plant found in Caddo Lake
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:00:00 -0600
KARNACK — Amid the fight against giant salvinia, alligator weed, water hyacinth and hydrilla, another invasive plant species has crept into Caddo Lake.


Woman accused of assaulting family member
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:00:00 -0600
A 41-year-old Midland woman was arrested Saturday for allegedly punching and choking a family member during a drunken “tirade,” according to court documents.

H&M’s 2nd El Paso store opening Dec. 18 in Cielo Vista Mall
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:56:11 MST
H&M, the hip Swedish clothing chain, plans to open its second El Paso store in Cielo Vista Mall on the East Side at noon Dec. 18.

Santa Teresa High School students host fun run, walk to fight Ebola
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:18:27 MST
A group of Santa Teresa High School students are hosting a fun run and walk to raise money to fight Ebola in West Africa.

Today in History for Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014
amarillo.com / Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:02:57 +0000

■ On Nov. 26, 1864, English mathematician and writer Charles Dodgson presented a handwritten and illustrated manuscript, “Alice’s Adventures Under Ground,” to his 12-year-old friend Alice Pleasance Liddell; the book was later revised and turned into “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.”

■ In 1789, this was a day of thanksgiving set aside by President George Washington to observe the adoption of the Constitution of the United States.

■ In 1825, the first college social fraternity, the Kappa Alpha Society, was formed at Union College in Schenectady, N.Y.

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Eastern Hills Church of Christ opens free diner on Wednesdays
news-journal.com / Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:00:00 -0600
It has been said that the way to anyone’s heart is through the stomach.

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