Parts of U.S. not done with snow
timesrecordnews.com / Mon, 10 Mar 2014 21:21:00 -0000
Winter is not ready to let hold of its grip just yet, but North Texas is expected to escape this round.
Casting Jesus: Did the son of God really look like Brad Pitt, only slightly better?
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 11 Mar 2014 00:52:51 MDT
They say you can never be too rich or too thin. Surely it goes without saying that you can't be too good-looking, either, right?
Farm bill panel talks crop insurance, food stamps
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 10 Mar 2014 21:24:09 +0000
LAMESA — Hello, crop insurance; goodbye, direct payments.
That’s what’s in the new farm bill, panelists explained at the Lamesa Cotton Growers’ annual membership meeting on Monday morning, March 10.
While adjusting to those new insurance programs, it pays to do your research, National Cotton Council chairman Wally Darneille said.
“It’s going to be really important for crop producers to work with their insurance agents and know what questions to ask,” he told a large group of farmers.
Spring Break closes schools
LMTonline.com / Mon, 10 Mar 2014 14:22:02 -0500
In observance of spring break, LISD and UISD classes will not be in session for students today through Friday.
Texas companies with fatalities not on violator list
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 11 Mar 2014 00:07:00 -0500
The federal OSHA keeps a list of “the worst of the worst” employers in the the nation and drilling companies with multiple fatalities should be on it, safety experts say.
Shots fired in West Laredo
LMTonline.com / Tue, 11 Mar 2014 01:39:38 -0500
Shots rang out early Monday in the Canta Ranas neighborhood in West Laredo, according to police.
Fire destroys home near Iowa Park
timesrecordnews.com / Tue, 11 Mar 2014 05:00:00 -0000
A home was lost during a fire about 4 miles southwest of Iowa Park in the 3100 block of Farm-to-Market Road 368 late Sunday into Monday morning.
Artists in bloom
GoSanAngelo.com / Tue, 11 Mar 2014 03:30:00 -0000
Despite the chilly weather outside, families were aglow Saturday inside the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, participating in the Big Bloom Family Day event.
Investigation report refers to LP&L director as dishonest; mayor says he should be fired
lubbockonline.com / Tue, 11 Mar 2014 00:36:09 +0000
Allegations of bid rigging and other improprieties concerning Lubbock Power & Light and its director were listed in a recent report by The Ashcroft Law Firm, a Missouri-based company LP&L hired in November to perform an investigation.
Though the law firm found no criminal activity pertaining to LP&L and staff, Lubbock Mayor Glen Robertson believes the findings are grounds for firing director Gary Zheng, though he knows not everyone on the Electric Utility Board agrees with him.
Governor race draws barbs
GoSanAngelo.com / Tue, 11 Mar 2014 03:31:00 -0000
Texas governor candidates lashed out at each other Monday with accusations against the Republican of dodging equal pay for women concerns, and claims against the Democrat of muddling financial ties between work and public service.
Parts of South Western Street will be closed Monday
amarillo.com / Tue, 11 Mar 2014 04:23:47 +0000
Parts of South Western Street at Hollywood Road, also known as Loop 335, will be closed from Tuesday until March 17 for utility work.
The city and a contractor will be in stalling a valve, fire hydrant and steel casing as part of the project to move water and sewer mains to allow the expansion of Loop 335 from Interstate 27 to the BNSF Railway tracks to the east.
Apparent murder-suicide in Bowie
timesrecordnews.com / Mon, 10 Mar 2014 20:02:00 -0000
Police are investigating the death of an elderly couple who were found shot to death in their home Sunday.
DAILY BRIEFING: Wall St. report
GoSanAngelo.com / Mon, 10 Mar 2014 16:09:00 -0000
The U.S. stock market edged lower in morning trading Monday as investors weighed disappointing economic news from China and Japan.
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