Hallsville students, teacher love ‘drama’ of theater class
A study in the “Champions of Change” cited theater arts as a source for “gains in reading proficiency, gains in self-concept and motivation, and higher levels of empathy and tolerance towards others”
Oil patch infrastructure ranges from downhole to Wi-Fi
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:21:00 -0500
ODESSA — The booming Permian Basin has strained the region’s infrastructure, including roads, electricity, water and housing.
Pine Tree starting ‘Pirates and Pearls’ fundraiser
Several Pine Tree ISD alumni will be honored Saturday during the education foundation’s first Pirates and Pearls fundraiser.
Spring Hill ISD names lone superintendent finalist
Spring Hill ISD board of trustees on Wednesday named a Hutto ISD administrator as its lone finalist for superintendent.
Word of the day for Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
amarillo.com / Thu, 23 Oct 2014 03:20:08 +0000
WORD OF THE DAY
■ in sı̄ klə pē dē ə
Definition: (n) a reference work that contains information about many subjects or a lot of information about one subject
Example: “Order, unity and continuity are human inventions, just as truly as catalogues and encyclopedias.”
— Bertrand Russell
Containment eluded Texas leaders in Ebola emergency
AUSTIN — When the Ebola virus first arrived in Texas, Gov. Rick Perry greeted the grave news with trademark swagger.
MPD hands out purple ribbons to honor victims of domestic violence
Early Wednesday morning, Marshall Police Chief Eddie Campa and several officers handed out dozens of purple ribbons to Wal-Mart shoppers and others in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month,
Hallsville resident promotes film at Jefferson Bigfoot conference
As a young boy growing up in Harleton, with little to do during the summers or on school nights before the street lamps came on, David Ford and some boyhood friends stumbled on an old videocamera.
Ebarb: Now is right time to serve
Jay Ebarb, Republican candidate for Pct. 4 county commissioner, wants to serve in the best interest of the county, which is why he is vying for the spot in the Nov. 4 general election.
Search for city manager narrows to 4 candidates
The search for a city manager is close to complete as city staff and commissioners prepare to interview the four candidates considered for the position this week.
2 arrested on child sex charges
amarillo.com / Thu, 23 Oct 2014 02:42:16 +0000
Two men were arrested in Randall County on charges of committing sex crimes against children, according to court documents.
Jorge Luis Cano, 25, was arrested and booked into Randall County jail on Oct. 7 after authorities filed a warrant for his arrest on eight charges.
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