Screening set for ‘Homebound’
A special screening of the award-winning indie film “Homebound,” which features Martin High graduate Julia Vera, will be held Thursday at Cinemark Movies 12.
Teen robs boy’s Nike shoes
A man was jailed late Monday after he allegedly grabbed a boy by the neck and robbed him in a Central Laredo neighborhood, police said.
State plans mobile stations for election ID cards
amarillo.com / Wed, 01 Oct 2014 02:13:50 +0000
Texas Secretary of State Nandita Berry’s office will place a temporary mobile station in Amarillo this month to provide election identification certificates for eligible voters who do not have an approved form of photo ID.
The station will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 14 and 15 at Wesley Community Center, 1615 S. Roberts St.
Under Texas law, photo identification is required to vote in person, but the law is now facing a legal battle in the courts.
Robnett credits MISD education for his successes
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:42:00 -0500
If attorney Jeff Robnett had a slogan for his campaign to be elected to Midland ISD’s board of trustees, it would be, “I am MISD.”
Lubbock couple accused of exposing infant to synthetic marijuana
lubbockonline.com / Wed, 01 Oct 2014 02:11:12 +0000
A 29-year-old Lubbock mother and her boyfriend, accused of exposing an infant to synthetic marijuana smoke, are facing felony charges of injuring a child.
A Lubbock County grand jury indicted Brittani Delacruz and Billy Dee Williams, 29, on Tuesday.
They were being held at the Lubbock County Detention Center on a second-degree felony count of reckless injury to a child with severe bodily injury.
Their bond was set at $50,000 apiece, according to jail records.
If convicted the two face sentences of two to 20 years.
Kilgore College theater department to present comedy
Kilgore College’s theater department will perform the Tom Stoppard comedy “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7-11 and at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Van Cliburn Auditorium.
Union Grove ISD students perform ‘Prince Rabbit’ at new performing arts center
GLADEWATER — Union Grove High School students used their new performing arts complex for the first time Monday and Tuesday.
Passion for a cure: Lubbock Race for the Cure founder recalls first race
lubbockonline.com / Wed, 01 Oct 2014 01:49:39 +0000
Looking out at the pink hats gave Emily Sharp a feeling of strength.
When she started planning the first Lubbock race in 1994, the death of her oldest sister was the inspiration to “race for the cure.”
Now, she stood before 1,500 race participants, organizers and volunteers just two weeks after being diagnosed, herself, with a 1-year-old son, Jonathan, and a renewed motivation.
Fighting for Carolyn
Carolyn Albano, Emily’s sister and the oldest of four girls, was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1988, Emily said.
Keep Longview Beautiful takes over citywide cleanup
Longview officials hope a revamp of the twice-a-year recycling and trash pickup day will help beautify the city and cut down on litter.
Road rage attack
LMTonline.com / Wed, 1 Oct 2014 01:05:46 -0500
A couple who attacked a pregnant woman and a man during a road rage incident in early September at a local retail store have been arrested, Laredo police said Tuesday.
Deadline to register for voting nears
Monday, Oct. 6, is the deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 4 elections, state Sen. Judith Zaffirini reminded Texans this week.
World War II warbirds prepare to take flight
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:22:00 -0500
Engines roared as warbird fighters prepared to take flight Tuesday at the Commemorative Air Force’s Main Hangar.
Man charged with murder in woman’s death
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:57:00 -0500
The 38-year-old man who is a suspect in the death of a Midland woman was arrested near Fort Worth on Tuesday night and has been charged with first-degree murder.
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