Christmas at William B. Travis Elementary
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Sat, 20 Dec 2014 04:00:00 -0600
LISD Foundation launches campaign
In 2015 the Longview ISD Education Foundation will celebrate its 20th anniversary but it’s kicking off the celebration with a new fundraising campaign, logo and website.
Goodfellows: Family Promise helps homeless families in three months
lubbockonline.com / Sat, 20 Dec 2014 02:12:03 +0000
The mission statement for Family Promise of Lubbock is: Family Promise empowers homeless families with children to achieve long-term independence by providing temporary shelter, support and growth opportunities. Family Promise helps homeless families make a fresh start in life and to leave homelessness behind.
Volunteer Linda Evans, 67, represents St. Luke’s Methodist Church, one of more than two dozen Lubbock churches that take part in the Family Promise program.
The program, said Evans, is “not written for a single person living in their car.”
Brylee Breland: 5 days until Christmas
Name: Brylee Breland
Marshall 4-year-old boy’s dream of becoming a police officer comes true
Many boys dream of becoming a police officer when they grow up, but 4-year-old Victor Garcia doesn’t have to wait.
3-month-old dies while in dad’s care
houstonchronicle.com / Fri, 31 Aug 2012 17:18:12 UT
Police were awaiting autopsy results for a 3-month-old boy who died after his father found him unresponsive at a home late Thursday night. Police said the infant was fed by bottle and then put to bed at about 11 p.m. About 15 minutes later the boy's father woke up and reported he found the infant cold to the touch and unresponsive.
Officer cleared in shooting
A Gregg County grand jury has cleared Longview police officer Johnny Lyons of wrongdoing in the Aug. 7 shooting death of Regan Marshall Wagner.
Isaac may cost energy industry $1 billion
houstonchronicle.com / Fri, 31 Aug 2012 16:31:49 UT
Hurricane Isaac cost the energy industry up to $1 billion in lost production and damage to equipment, a risk modeling firm estimates.
Dixon child abuse case moving forward as 10 children get therapy for ‘abuse/neglect’
lubbockonline.com / Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:45:58 +0000
The case of a Lubbock woman accused of abusing her adopted daughter is set to go to trial in February, according to court records.
And the 10 children she and her husband were responsible for raising remain in foster care and are receiving therapy to “move past the abuse/neglect they’ve experienced,” a children’s advocate said.
Wonda Dixon, 59, is accused of withholding food, water and medical care from her 12-year-old adopted daughter.
Last minute Christmas shopping for the gamer in your life
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:31:00 -0600
It is not too late to shop for your video game inclined friend, significant other, or family member, even if this is the final weekend for holiday shopping.
Midland unemployment ties record low of 2.3 percent
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:15:00 -0600
Midland tied its record low unemployment in November, according to figures released Friday by the Texas Workforce Commission.
Man arrested allegedly after fight over phone charger
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:58:00 -0600
A Midland man allegedly choked a woman during an argument over a phone charger, according to an affidavit.
Affidavit: Man ransacks woman’s apartment, causes about $1,500 worth of property damage
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:08:00 -0600
A Midland man burglarized a woman’s apartment, trashing the place and setting her clothes on fire, causing about $1,500 worth of damage, according to an affidavit.
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