UISD to purchase land
UISD trustees voted to enter into a purchase and sale agreement for the purchase of a tract in the Lomas del Sur Subdivision on Wednesday evening.
Longview road report for the week of Nov. 23
The city of Longview has scheduled the following projects that may affect traffic this week across the city:
TxDOT road report for week of Nov. 23
Here’s a look at road work planned this week across Northeast Texas by the Texas Department of Transportation:
Trustees pick new officers
The Laredo Community College Board of Trustees entered a new chapter in its life as a new trustee was welcomed and new officers were elected during the group’s recent monthly meeting.
LISD reports bullying cases
LISD officials reported 79 cases of bullying for the month of October while showing a high number of attendance visits, which show the number of times a student received counseling for chronic absences.
Review policies, come clean
If Jim Falvella or Bill Hall were around, they would probably be writing an opinion column titled Around the Town.
Rapper Wiz Khalifa arrested in West Texas for pot
mysanantonio.com / Sun, 25 May 2014 19:33:39 UT
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Authorities say rapper Wiz Khalifa has been arrested in West Texas for marijuana possession. A statement from El Paso police says because Khalifa traveled without identification, a search was ordered and Transportation Security Administration agents found a canister with marijuana.
Woman eyed immigrants for clients
As immigrants waited in South Texas detention centers to get legal help, a Boerne woman says she trolled the centers to round up clients for three immigration lawyers and eventually for herself, keeping a cut of attorneys fees in an illegal practice that went on for two years, court records show.
Donate today for holiday food drive
Today is donation day for the 30th annual Thanksgiving Food Drive in Longview.
1D, Katy Perry win big at American Music Awards
mysanantonio.com / Mon, 24 Nov 2014 04:18:43 UT
Perry won three honors as well, including single of the year for No. 1 hit "Dark Horse," favorite female artist — pop/rock and favorite artist — adult contemporary. Breakthrough newcomer Iggy Azalea, who was the top nominee with six, won favorite album — rap/hip-hop for "The New Classic" and favorite artist — rap/hip-hop, taking down rap heavyweights Eminem and Drake. Taylor Swift kicked off the AMAs as a mad woman and man eater by feeding a boy a poisonous apple, holding burning roses and giving crazy eyes during a performance of her song about her dating life. "To the fans who went out and bought over a million copies of my last three albums, what you did by going out and investing in music and albums is you're saying you believe in the same thing I believe in — that music is valuable and that music should be consumed in albums and albums should be consumed as art and appreciated," said Swift, who recently removed her music from streaming service Spotify. Beyonce, who didn't attend, won favorite female artist — soul/R&B and favorite album — soul/R&B for her self-titled effort. Carrie Underwood was named favorite female artist — country and the soundtrack for "Frozen," the year's top-selling album, won top soundtrack.
New Precinct 1 team
Newly elected Webb County Commissioner Frank Sciaraffa is bringing in a team to Precinct 1, including former County Attorney Anna Laura Cavazos Ramirez.
Kilgore Snow Hill Festival lights up eyes under city’s lit-up derricks
KILGORE — Kaytlin Forrest reached the foot of Mt. Kilgore, a custom built snow hill in downtown Kilgore, and jumped up and down from her inner tube in glee.
Nonprofit’s goal is to help supply medication
Assisting the needy with their medication is the goal of a nonprofit that supplies drugs, either generic or branded, at a low cost for up to six months.
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