Report: Juárez last on quality-of-life matters
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 26 Feb 2015 23:58:51 MST
JUÁREZ >> Despite making significant gains in crime reduction and job creation last year, Juárez is far from giving its citizens a better quality of life, according to a report released Thursday. Juarenses still feel unsafe and their economy hasn't improved, it said.
EPISD Board of Trustees: Two more enter, one withdraws from race
elpasotimes.com / Fri, 27 Feb 2015 01:06:44 MST
Two more El Pasoans have filed paperwork to seek seats on the El Paso Independent School District Board of Trustees, while one candidate has withdrawn from the race.
Gregg County court talks trees with city officials
The visit by a delegation of Longview city officials to the Gregg County Commissioners Court on Thursday opened a window for commissioners’ concerns about tree trimming inside the city and beyond.
Ready for the Road
A new state law that combines vehicle inspection stickers with annual registrations begins Sunday, and officials say convenience and reducing fraud are the goals.
Marshall ISD calls $109M bond
MARSHALL — The Marshall ISD board of trustees voted Thursday to call a $109 million bond election in May.
Dozens of region’s best spellers compete for trip to Washington
elpasotimes.com / Fri, 27 Feb 2015 01:04:32 MST
Cielo Vista Elementary fourth-grader Isaac Searle has never had a chimichanga. But the Tex-Mex food proved to be a lucky word for the 9-year-old, who spelled it correctly in the second round of the 2015 El Paso Times Spelling Bee on Thursday at Bel Air High School's Tartan Theatre.
State historical marker going up at Cace’s on Saturday
A historical marker is scheduled to be installed at 3 p.m. Saturday on the property of Johnny Cace’s Seafood & Steakhouse — a month before the restaurant on East Marshall Avenue closes its doors.
Longview’s Newgate Mission director suffers stroke
A Longview ministry is temporarily without its executive director after she had a stroke earlier this week.
Glass Dragon trio faces new charges
Three members of a family facing charges related to selling synthetic drugs from three Longview stores are scheduled for arraignment next week on a new indictment that would increase their prison time
Good Shepherd to host ‘A Fair of the Heart’ on Saturday
Good Shepherd Medical Center will hold its annual A Fair of the Heart, which provides free health screenings, from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday.
Quiz: El Paso Times Spelling Bee
elpasotimes.com / Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:08:44 MST
Test your spelling skills with this quiz.
Science fair today at Kilgore College hosts students from area schools
The East Texas Regional Science Fair is scheduled today in the Devall Student Center Ballroom on the Kilgore College campus.
Former El Paso Catholic Diocese school board member pleads guilty to downloading child porn
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 26 Feb 2015 23:33:03 MST
A former Catholic Diocese of El Paso school board member pleaded guilty to one count of downloading child pornography on Thursday in U.
Rio Grande Valley