Rick Cooper returns to Wayland as new athletic director
myplainview.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:00:00 -0500
Rick Cooper was enjoying his retirement last year after 26 years as a college basketball coach. He was “painting the house and cleaning the garage” and “getting really good at doing nothing.”
Official: Albertsons offers cheaper, healthier options
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:30:00 -0500
Midland’s three Albertsons grocery stores are now fully operated by the United Family and officials claim customers should see some lower prices, among other changes.
Fort Worth detective describes nightmare inside mortuary
City manager: Hard work led to Gilmer’s credit rating bump
Gilmer has been bumped up two notches in its national credit rating, a surprise that comes after a decade of hard financial work, City Manager Jeff Ellington said.
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.
Longview daycare worker fired after hitting child with shoe
A Longview church has fired a day care worker over what a state agency termed “inappropriate discipline” of a child. An investigative report indicates the former employee hit the child with a shoe.
EPISD kicks off annual summer musical performance with ‘Damn Yankees’
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:44:07 MDT
The El Paso Independent School District kicks off its 29th annual summer musical performance Wednesday at the El Paso High School Theatre with the musical production "Damn Yankees."
MISD finalizes campus principals for fall
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:40:00 -0500
Midland ISD has hired all of its principals for the upcoming school year, including the administrators who will begin work to open three new elementary campuses, the district announced on Wednesday.
Man posing as fire marshal at Grapevine bar put on probation
Editorial: Perry’s border decision raises questions about political motivation
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:49:00 -0500
There are times when we are uncertain if Rick Perry is the Texas governor or a candidate for president.
New $30 million Medical Center of the Americas project to be located on El Paso city land
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:31:10 MDT
A $30 million biomedical research facility proposed for construction on part of the Jefferson High School campus last month will instead be built on city-owned property less than a mile away.
Some East Texas schools taking stance on electronic cigarettes
Some East Texas school districts are banning electronic cigarettes, while others don’t see a need to change policy regarding the devices.
City of El Paso proposes increase in parking meter fees, implementing payment mobile apps
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:33:13 MDT
Parking Downtown may soon get easier — and a little more expensive. City officials are working on a mobile application that will allow drivers to use their electronic devices to pay meters and help them find open metered-parking spaces.
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