Upshur judge proposes tax increase
Upshur County Judge Dean Fowler is looking to rebuild the county’s reserve funds in 2014-15 by proposing a tax rate increase that would generate an extra $775,000 in revenue to be placed in the county
El Paso City Council approves restrictions for new halfway homes
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:29:31 MDT
New halfway homes looking to open within the El Paso city limits won't be allowed to be within 1,000 feet of schools, churches, parks or residential areas starting in November.
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Tarrant County still on the lookout for measles cases
Pilots take flight in first day of Great Texas Balloon Race
Clear skies provided 55 balloon pilots with smooth sailing over Longview in the first day of the U.S. National Hot Air Balloon Championship.
Luxury apartments on Wadley to open in September
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:35:00 -0500
Construction crews are working to finish the first group of luxury apartments inside the Le Mirage Apartment Homes complex on Wadley Avenue.
Parents demand results from SISD and Socorro police about school abuse allegations
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:53:46 MDT
SOCORRO >> The parents of a 10-year-old boy who alleged he was raped at school are demanding the Socorro Independent School District and law enforcement agencies produce results after they received a letter from the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services that said their son's case was closed.
MPD: Odessa man engaged in sexual relationship with 13-year-old girl
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:00:00 -0500
An Odessa man was arrested Tuesday for engaging in a months-long sexual relationship with a 13-year-old girl, according to court documents.
Kids say Fort Worth school district owes them money for work
Missing person reported
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:15:00 -0500
Harrison County investigators are seeking information regarding the whereabouts of Erin Raquel Martinez, a 17-year-old Hispanic female, of Hallsville.
El Paso teen suspected in gang-related shooting in the Upper Valley
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:55:29 MDT
A teen fugitive arrested Monday by the U.S. Marshals Service is a suspect in a gang-related shooting two weeks ago in the Upper Valley, according to court documents.
Health officials find rabid bat in Longview
A bat captured July 24 at a Longview apartment has tested positive for rabies, said city health officials on Tuesday.
Goat deaths draw attention to rural hazards
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:32:00 -0500
When now retired Midland woman Mary Lou Hartman first purchased her 20-acre property two decades ago, she described life on the homestead as fun and easy.
Wreck kills Baylor student, graduate, and injures two from Fort Worth
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