MPD: Odessa man engaged in sexual relationship with 13-year-old girl
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:00:00 -0500
An Odessa man was arrested Tuesday for engaging in a months-long sexual relationship with a 13-year-old girl, according to court documents.
Neugebauer’s endangered species bill passes in House
lubbockonline.com / Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:09:28 +0000
Endangered species bill passes in House
Perry to remove name from November House ballot
lubbockonline.com / Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:15:03 +0000
The waiting ends now.
Rep. Charles Perry, R-Lubbock, announced Tuesday he will remove himself from the Nov. 4 House of Representatives ballot, making that a wide-open race for the half-dozen or so West Texas residents who have expressed interest in replacing him.
07-29-14 crime report
myplainview.com / Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:41:00 -0500
An unknown person reportedly destroyed a rear window of a vehicle with a brick between 5 p.m. July 27 and 8:15 a.m. July 28 in the 2800 block of West Fourth Street. The window was valued at $400.
Missing person reported
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:15:00 -0500
Harrison County investigators are seeking information regarding the whereabouts of Erin Raquel Martinez, a 17-year-old Hispanic female, of Hallsville.
Upshur judge proposes tax increase
Upshur County Judge Dean Fowler is looking to rebuild the county’s reserve funds in 2014-15 by proposing a tax rate increase that would generate an extra $775,000 in revenue to be placed in the county
Kilgore College growth in city spurs debate
Kilgore College President Bill Holda said Monday the college wants and plans to expand in Longview but has faced restrictions with the city.
Senate bill would end NSA phone records collection
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:33:00 -0500
WASHINGTON — Sen. Patrick Leahy on Tuesday introduced a bill to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone records, a proposal that goes further than a similar House measure and has d
Officers recover stolen motorcycles
amarillo.com / Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:03:07 +0000
Amarillo police arrested two men last week on unauthorized use of a motor vehicle charges stemming from alleged motorcycle thefts.
At 10:40 p.m. Wednesday, an officer saw a 2009 Yamaha motorcycle with no license plate at East Amarillo Boulevard and North Mirror Street. Officers contacted the rider, Gino Enriques, 40, when he stopped at a conveninece store, and authorities ran the motorcycle’s serial number, which showed that it had been stolen from an apartment parking lot, Sgt. Brent Barbee said.
Officers also found a .38 caliber handgun in his pocket, Barbee said.
Calendar for Wednesday, July 30, 2014
amarillo.com / Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:45:42 +0000
“Texas”: 8:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Pioneer Amphitheatre in Palo Duro State Park. Ticket prices vary. 806-655-2181 or www.texas-show
Sunsets, Wildflowers and Wine: 7 p.m. Wildcat Bluff Nature Center, 2301 N. Soncy Road. Admission $3 adults, $2 children and seniors, free for members. 806-352-6007 or www.wildcatbluff.org.
Old Tascosa Cycling Club ride: 6:30 p.m. Gander Mountain, 10300 W. Interstate 40. 806-223-8328 or www.oldtascosacycling.com.
Lubbock community health centers to kick off statewide campaign
lubbockonline.com / Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:04:01 +0000
Local community health centers are asking for your support.
In October 2015, a gap in funding for federally qualified health centers could affect local community health center services available to patients.
The Community Health Centers of Lubbock, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Larry Combest Community Health and Wellness Center and South Plains Rural Health in conjunction with the Texas Association of Community Health Centers will host a civic engagement kickoff event.
Longtime Great Texas Balloon Race photographer remembered by friends, family
Cindy Petrehn left a mark on the ballooning world she loved, friends and family of the late Great Texas Balloon Race photographer said this week.
Kilgore man prepares family for move to Turkey to teach English language
Mark Studdard grew up in a nomadic family as the son of missionaries. Now, the Kilgore potter plans to continue the tradition with his young family.
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