Ozuna announces retirement
During a news conference Monday morning at Wichita Falls City Hall, City Clerk Lydia Ozuna announced that she will be retiring as of the end of May.
Midway committee suggests $34.5M bond issue
A tablet device for every student, new buses, a fine arts addition at the high school and an indoor practice facility at the high school are just a few of the projects that some community members are suggesting the Midway Independent School District pursu
Storm demolishes community
LMTonline.com / Tue, 21 May 2013 02:05:55 -0500
MOORE, Okla. — A monstrous tornado at least a half-mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods and destroying an elementary school with a direct blow as children and teachers huddled against winds up to 200 mph.
Bradley bail re-set after skipping sentencing hearing
A judge re-set bail for a Longview woman who skipped a sentencing hearing earlier this month for her role in the theft of $20,000 worth of Christmas gifts donated to area foster children, court record
Longview council members want street renamed, but not all residents pleased
Members of the Longview City Council are set to honor one of their own Thursday by renaming a South Longview street in memory of Sidney Bell Willis — although some residents of the street are not happ
Poor population in DFW suburbs has risen 111 percent since 2000
Huge tornado hits Oklahoma City suburb, kills 51
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 21 May 2013 00:16:36 MDT
MOORE, Okla. (AP) - A monstrous tornado at least a half-mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods and destroying an elementary school with a direct blow as children and teachers huddled against winds up to 200 mph. At least 51 people were killed, and officials said the death toll was expected to rise.
Texas House approves gun training for some teachers
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 21 May 2013 01:36:00 -0500
AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas House late Monday approved a plan to train some teachers who are already licensed to carry firearms for gunfights that could erupt in their classrooms.
Storm drops rain, hail
Storms that brought devastation to Oklahoma left the Wichita Falls area relatively untouched, dropping some large hail — and welcome rain.
The Non-Commissioned Officer Academy at Sheppard Air Force Base prepares technical sergeants for future leadership roles in the Air Force.
Documents: El Paso man was beaten to death during Ecstasy drug deal
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 21 May 2013 00:02:57 MDT
An argument over the sale of Ecstasy pills turned into a vicious beating that killed a 22-year-old man in his Central El Paso home on Friday, court documents state.
Man killed after canoe overturns
A Marshall man drowned Sunday afternoon at Caddo Lake after the canoe he was riding in capsized.
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