El Paso group hosts 5K charity run to raise funds for learning center
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 27 Jul 2014 19:39:09 MDT
An organization that helps people with intellectual and developmental disabilities is hosting a 5K charity run Saturday to raise money to open a learning center.
LISD fills job positions
LMTonline.com / Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:57:42 -0500
LISD filled a slew of positions late Thursday, including five assistant principal slots.
Ebola spreads while fears keep out help
news-journal.com / Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:37:00 -0500
KOLO BENGOU, Guinea — Eight youths, some armed with slingshots and machetes, stood warily alongside a rutted dirt road at an opening in the high reeds, the path to the village of Kolo Bengou. The dead
Two men accused of dismembering Juárez woman
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 27 Jul 2014 20:42:36 MDT
Two men have been arrested for allegedly killing and dismembering a Juárez woman last month, Chihuahua state prosecutors said.
BLM to conduct helium auction
amarillo.com / Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:10:04 +0000
The Bureau of Land Management’s Amarillo Field Office will host a helium auction Wednesday as part of a plan to eventually sell off government-owned helium and privatize operations.
The Helium Stewardship Act of 2013 established an auction system for the sale of helium and mandates that all property, equipment and interest in the Federal Helium Reserve near Amarillo be disposed of by Sept. 30, 2021.
The auction will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at BLM Amarillo Field Office, 801 S. Fillmore St., Suite 500. Registration begins at 1 p.m.
Iron Focus: Food, makeshift showers play big role in keeping soldier morale from sinking
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 27 Jul 2014 20:09:24 MDT
MCGREGOR RANGE COMPLEX, N.M. >> Soldiers at the Iron Focus training exercise have come up with some ways - ranging from the routine to the ingenuous - to keep their spirits up during three weeks of camping out in primitive conditions.
›› Photos: Iron Focus - 4th Brigade training
Felony arrests for Monday, July 28, 2014
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:43:00 -0500
James A. Buchan, 54, of Midland, was charged Saturday with violation of probation.
MPD: Train hits pickup near downtown; one dead
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 27 Jul 2014 20:41:00 -0500
Alcohol is considered a factor in a crash with a train that killed a Midland man Sunday evening near downtown, Midland police said.
In North Dakota, oil bonanza leaves natural gas going up in smoke
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:54:00 -0500
KEENE, N.D. — Frank and Wanda Leppell once lived on a quiet cattle ranch in the middle of a rolling prairie, the lowing of cattle and the chirping of sparrows forming a pleasant soundtrack to their mo
Permian Basin housing crunch hurts foster care oversight
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:59:00 -0500
Since moving to Odessa in September to work as a state Child Protective Services investigator, Juan Carlos Pacheco has bounced among three homes, struggling to find a place he could afford. At one poi
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