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TxDOT plans night moves to replace freeway, Loop 289 signs
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 21 Apr 2014 05:04:10 +0000

TxDOT plans night moves to replace freeway, Loop 289 signs

Texas Department of Transportation officials plan nightly closings on Interstate 27’s main lanes, and on Loop 289’s main lanes and frontage roads for installation of new overhead signs.

The work will begin Monday, with the roads being closed at 7 p.m. and reopened at 6 a.m. the next day.


Donations sought for care of burned pony, foal
ReporterNews.com / Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:27:00 -0000
The pair was in a barn near Alvarado in the early morning hours of April 6 when a heating lamp shorted out, causing an electrical fire.

Amarillo firm to catch Dallas’ wind
amarillo.com / Mon, 21 Apr 2014 04:04:23 +0000

An Amarillo company is working to grow its distributed energy market with a micro wind farm 12 stories above downtown Dallas.

Hydro-Star Energy’s assemblies of 80 turbines left town Friday on tractor-trailers headed for El Centro College’s main campus with cranes waiting to give them a lift up to the roof, weather permitting.

“All the power will be consumed by the school,” said Curt Bessleman, vice president of marketing at Hydro-Star.

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Mobberly expands ministry to Marshall
news-journal.com / Mon, 21 Apr 2014 04:00:00 -0500
Mobberly Baptist Church began a journey Sunday that was two years in the making.

Kirkland, Paducah hit by thunderstorms
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 21 Apr 2014 03:23:06 +0000

Two small cities east of Lubbock are dealing with hail and heavy rain shortly before 10 p.m. Sunday evening.

Kirkland is getting hit with hail up to a quarter in size, according to Felecia Brown, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service office in Lubbock. The area is also getting moderate to heavy rainfall, she said.

That storm is the strongest in the area, but another strong storm is about 40 miles from Kirkland in Paducah.

Brown said Paducah is being hit both north and south of the town.

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WCSO investigating possible homocide
timesrecordnews.com / Sun, 20 Apr 2014 21:41:00 -0000
A 20-year-old man identified as Mark Austin Hawkins was found suffering a gunshot wound to his left side and later died at the scene.

South Central El Paso residents, shoppers prepare for construction headaches
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:28:59 MDT
Fox Plaza-area residents and shoppers are hoping the construction struggles at the intersection of Alameda and Paisano they are facing now will be worth it next year.

Fort Bliss Oktoberfest will live on with MWR organizing it
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:29:11 MDT
FORT BLISS >> Oktoberfest is going to live on. Fort Bliss Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation is stepping into the breach and will organize the annual event starting this year.

Calendar for Monday, April 21, 2014
amarillo.com / Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:26:40 +0000

Community

Old Tascosa Cycling Club ride: 6:30 p.m. Gander Mountain, 10300 W. Interstate 40. 806-223-8328 or www.oldtascosacycling.com.

Entertainment

Young Readers with John Calvin: 9 p.m. The 806, 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-322-1806.

Public meetings

Monday

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Denver 4/20 rally draws mellow crowd; police issue dozens of citations
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:37:29 MDT
As the sun rose at Red Rocks Amphitheater on Sunday, David Garcia — high on the holy spirit as well as just plain high — contemplated the unusual convergence of prayer and pot in Colorado this year.

Miss America asks Pennsylvania school district to rethink student suspension over prom invitation
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:27:04 MDT
YORK, Pa. (AP) - Miss America is asking a Pennsylvania school district to reconsider the punishment of a high school senior who asked her to prom during the question-and-answer portion of an assembly.

State transportation panel coming to Lubbock this week
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 21 Apr 2014 05:03:55 +0000

State transportation panel coming to Lubbock this week

The Texas Transportation Commission will be in Lubbock for a two-day workshop and monthly meeting Wednesday and Thursday.

Both days’ events will be held at the McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center on the Texas Tech campus. Wednesday’s session is scheduled to start at 2 p.m., while the Thursday meeting is expected to start at 9 a.m.

Wednesday’s agenda includes discussion of reports on research at Tech sponsored by the Texas Department of Transportation, and on rural transportation and connectivity issues.

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Chalkboard 4/21/2014
ReporterNews.com / Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:00:00 -0000
Chalkboard 4/21/2014

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