S.A. couple indicted for drug smuggling
A federal grand jury in Laredo indicted a San Antonio couple this week for allegedly attempting to smuggle nearly $2 million worth of cocaine through a local international bridge crossing.
Bail bond agent to run for Precinct 3 justice of the peace
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Fri, 06 Dec 2013 23:41:00 -0600
First-time candidate Susan Rayos has filed to run for justice of the peace for Precinct 3.
Republican AG candidate to make campaign stop
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Sat, 07 Dec 2013 04:00:00 -0600
State Senator Ken Paxton, Republican candidate for attorney general, will visit with constituents during a campaign trip to Marshall Tuesday at Central Perks in the Weisman Center, 211 N. Washington A
El Paso driver in fatal wrong-way crash has pending DWI case
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 7 Dec 2013 00:21:23 MST
The driver who allegedly caused a deadly wrong-way accident on Interstate 10 last month has a history of alcohol-related charges, according to court records.
Crime Beat (Dec. 7)
The following is taken from Wichita County court records:
Weekend travel treacherous
timesrecordnews.com / Sat, 07 Dec 2013 04:02:00 -0000
Road conditions aren’t expected to improve during the weekend as temperatures remain at or below freezing, a Wichita Falls Police Department spokesman said Friday, and area residents are urged to stay at home instead of attempting to brave the poor driving conditions.
Indictments (Dec. 7)
A Wichita County grand jury indicted the following cases when it met Dec. 4. Those indicted, their addresses and charges include:
Four profs garner honors
Four members of the Texas A&M International University A. R. Sanchez Jr. School of Business recently received awards from the American Society for Competitiveness and International Society of Competiveness Conference held in Pittsburgh, Penn.
Suspect moving drugs arrested
A man who was allegedly caught with about 42 pounds of cocaine following a traffic stop Nov. 8 in Northeast Laredo was charged this week in federal court.
Dallas Marathon canceled due to winter storm
ReporterNews.com / Sat, 07 Dec 2013 03:50:00 -0000
The Dallas Marathon has been canceled due to a major winter storm that has dumped snow and freezing rain on North Texas.
Jury awards $281M
A Laredo family has been awarded $281 million by a jury in a wrongful death lawsuit.
Nativities on display at Lubbock church
lubbockonline.com / Sat, 07 Dec 2013 02:58:39 +0000
A collection of 700 nativities from all over the world will be on display at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints meetinghouse through Sunday evening.
This is the fifth annual Lubbock Nativity Display hosted by the church.
“We want to make it a Lubbock family Christmas tradition,” said Marti Wallace, director of the Nativity. “It’s just something that they can come to and start off their holidays right.”
The nativities were loaned by volunteers for the display, Wallace said. This year, there are about 200 more than last year.
Tips can help reduce electricity use
With much of the state experiencing below-freezing temperatures, TXU Energy is reminds customers to be as energy efficient as possible because colder-than-normal weather can result in higher-than-normal electricity use and, as a result, higher bills.
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