Texas Land Commissioner candidate stops by to meet Marshall residents
John Cook, Democratic Party nominee for Texas Land Commissioner, said he’s passionate about education, the environment and veterans, which is why he is running for the position.
Kilgore Main Street to discuss downtown quiet zone
news-journal.com / Wed, 20 Aug 2014 04:00:00 -0500
The Kilgore Main Street Advisory Board is expected to move forward this week to make downtown a quiet zone to mitigate noise from train horns.
Father of ‘affluenza’ teen arrested, accused of impersonating officer
2 arrested after leading APD on chase
amarillo.com / Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:29:07 +0000
Two people are in custody after a Sunday chase in southwest Amarillo police said endangered the lives of two children.
Taylor Jajuan Meander, 23, was arrested and charged with endangering two children and evading arrest or detention. Meander was also wanted on eight traffic warrants.
Estlyn Shakil Reed, 21, was arrested for Potter County warrants on a criminal mischief charge and a probation violation stemming from an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon conviction.
Kwahadi Dancers spread culture in Europe
myplainview.com / Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:13:00 -0500
An ensemble of young West Texas dancers recently brought the grandeur of the Native American culture to Europe as area Kwahadi Dancers have returned from a trip overseas in which they toured and share
Editorial: School districts continue unopposed trend
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:00:00 -0500
We read that 10 members of the boards for Midland ISD, Greenwood ISD and Midland College all will hold on to their respective seats because none drew an opponent for the upcoming November election.
Activists to embark on 100-mile Border Walk to protest National Guard deployment
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:16:56 MDT
Twenty-four members of the Border Network for Human Rights will embark on a 100-mile Border Walk from Las Cruces to far East El Paso on Thursday to oppose militarization of the border and in favor of immigration reform.
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Council PTA wants Midlanders to “Back the Future”
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:20:00 -0500
Midland Council PTA is encouraging the community to “Back the Future” as a part of the Texas PTA initiative to increase awareness and membership in the organization.
MC approves budget, proposes tax rate
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:19:00 -0500
Midland College’s board of trustees approved the college’s budget for the upcoming year at its meeting Tuesday afternoon.
MISD Police Chief outlines to board licensing process for new force
Marshall ISD Police Chief Chad Wilhelm outlined the ongoing process of creating the district’s first police department during Monday’s regular August meeting of the MISD Board of Trustees.
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