Texas rig count up 20 this week to 864
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sat, 08 Mar 2014 00:22:00 -0600
HOUSTON — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in Texas increased 20 this week to 864, according to a report released Friday by Houston-based oilfield services Baker Hughes. At this ti
Fire chief plans to retire
timesrecordnews.com / Sat, 08 Mar 2014 01:11:00 -0000
Wichita Falls Fire Department Chief Earl Foster is retiring, according to City Manager Darron Leiker.
Calendar for Saturday, March 8, 2014
amarillo.com / Sat, 08 Mar 2014 04:26:25 +0000
The Sum: 2 p.m. Bracero’s Mexican Grill, 2822 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-220-2395
Tennessee Tuckness: 6 p.m. Pescaraz Italian Restaurant, 3415 Bell St. No cover. 806-350-5430.
Stew Moss: 7 p.m. The Big Texan Steak Ranch, 7701 E. Interstate 40. No cover. 806-372-6000.
Velvet Funk: 7 p.m. Napoli’s Italian Restaurant, 700 S. Taylor St. No cover. 806-220-2588.
Pat Pruitt: 7:30 p.m. D’Vine Wine, 2600 Wolflin Ave. No cover. 806-467-9463.
Thanks to DREAM, students now speak up
GoSanAngelo.com / Sat, 08 Mar 2014 02:29:00 -0000
Classmates grew kinder over the past semester at Alta Loma Elementary School. Vanessa Longoria credits her DREAM class — a program taught by San Angelo police officers that addresses drug and alcohol prevention, cyber safety and, most important to her, bullying.
Crime beat (March 8)
timesrecordnews.com / Sat, 08 Mar 2014 06:57:00 -0000
Search warrant results in one arrest The Wichita County District Attorney’s Office Drug Enforcement Division executed a search warrant March 4 that resulted in the arrest of a man on two warrants and new drug charges.
State redesigns road to save ancient oak trees
ReporterNews.com / Sat, 08 Mar 2014 00:45:00 -0000
A highway bypass in Central Texas will be rerouted to save a stand of ancient oaks that were under threat of being cut down, according to state transportation officials.
Spring forward: Set clocks ahead for daylight saving time
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 8 Mar 2014 00:39:06 MST
WASHINGTON (AP) - A sure sign that spring is on the horizon: It's time to set the clocks forward for daylight saving time.
LeTourneau University students, faculty on spring break missions
news-journal.com / Sat, 08 Mar 2014 04:00:00 -0600
More than 100 LeTourneau University students and faculty members departed Friday on spring break missions to reach out to the 37 percent of Americans who do not identify themselves as Christians.
Letter to the Editor: Keep children safe
timesrecordnews.com / Sat, 08 Mar 2014 01:24:00 -0000
Ted Dyrda, Wichita Falls Due to the continued practice of having to turn your clocks forward in Spring for no good reason, as we are having to do this weekend, please be aware that this means on Monday, all our children will be going to school in the DARK! Please be mindful of this and be extra cautious around school busses and school crossing zones!!
Attention turns to city voting
GoSanAngelo.com / Sat, 08 Mar 2014 02:06:00 -0000
Just as the primary elections wrap up, city elections are just beginning.
El Paso students get hands-on lessons at Paul L. Foster School of Medicine
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 8 Mar 2014 00:39:38 MST
The students at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center-Paul L. Foster School of Medicine were a lot younger Friday when fifth graders took over the labs and classrooms.
El Paso police close investigation into fetus found at park
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 8 Mar 2014 00:39:55 MST
An El Paso police investigation has been closed regarding a fetus found last month at Travis White Park, a police spokesman said Friday.
Commission to discuss Leigh Water Supply
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Sat, 08 Mar 2014 04:00:00 -0600
The Harrison County Commissioners Court will consider approving, on Monday, several actions required to get the ball rolling on Leigh Water Supply Corporation’s next initiative — connecting its water
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