NY doctor back from Guinea has Ebola, 1st in city
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:55:00 -0500
An emergency room doctor who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus, becoming the first case in the city.
Lubbock ISD board approves costlier employee health plans
lubbockonline.com / Fri, 24 Oct 2014 02:19:46 +0000
Lubbock ISD employees will see increased health insurance costs in the upcoming year, but the district will also shell out more.
By a 6-1 vote in a Thursday morning meeting, the Board of Trustees approved a health insurance plan design and wellness incentives for 2015, including increasing costs by 2 percent for employees on the bronze plan and 5 percent on the silver plan. Trustee Laura Vinson voted against the health plan design.
Attorneys for Ferguson police officer, officials question leaks
news-journal.com / Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:08:00 -0500
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis County’s top elected official and attorneys for Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson are criticizing recent leaks of information related to investigations into Michael Brow
Caring Hearts of Gladewater to host 5K run/walk, candlelight vigil
news-journal.com / Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:00:00 -0500
Caring Hearts of Gladewater is gearing up for a 5K run/walk and candlelight vigil Saturday at Gladewater Lake.
Trustees at Harleton ISD up for election
Monday morning marked the beginning of early voting in Harleton for the Harleton Independent School District’s board of trustees’ election.
Hallsville to weigh alcohol election
Voters in Hallsville will cast their vote this November in one of 62 alcohol elections statewide.
ETBU crowns Homecoming royals
East Texas Baptist University crowned the 2014 Homecoming King and Queen during halftime of the Tiger football game with Howard Payne University Saturday evening, Oct. 18 at Ornelas Stadium.
Martinez, Sciaraffa face off
Frank Sciaraffa and Erika Martinez, candidates for Webb County Precinct 1 commissioner, squared off in a debate Thursday night at Texas A&M International University.
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held for the newly renovated Marcos J. Aranda Recreation and Boxing Center on Thursday morning.
Local group aims to kick away cancer with fundraiser
Kickball is a game that most people have played at some point in time in their lives.
EFHS to celebrate homecoming
Elysian Fields High School will celebrate Homecoming Friday night, Oct. 24. Game time against Frankston is 7:30 p.m. Pre-game activities will begin at 6:45 with the presentation of the 2014 Distinguis
New gear for officers
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers may sport new gear on their uniforms next year.
Pastor to start radio show
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:20:00 -0500
The Rev. Larry Long, pastor of Fellowship Community Church, will be hosting a talk show beginning Nov. 2 on radio station KWEL.
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