LCU hosting 5K to end malnutrition
lubbockonline.com / Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:47:46 +0000
Lubbock Christian University is hosting a 5K benefit run Saturday in the hopes of fighting global malnutrition.
The event, a partnership between LCU, Mission5Million and MannaRelief, aims to bring PhytoBlend Powder to children served by the South Plains Food Bank. The powder, a supplement added to meals, provides children with essential nutrients.
Sign-in for the run will begin at 7:30 a.m. The race will begin at 8:30 a.m. at the Cardwell Welcome Center on the LCU campus. Parking is available in the Green Lawn Church of Christ parking lot.
ETBU endorsed for the Master of Arts in Christian Ministry program
The Theological Education Council and the Baptist General Convention of Texas recently endorsed East Texas Baptist University’s new Master of Arts in Christian Ministry (MACM) degree.
Greg Abbott, Chuck Norris urge East Texans to ‘get out and vote’
news-journal.com / Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:00:00 -0500
TYLER — Texas Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott told a Tyler audience Friday his election is an opportunity to put East Texas values in the governor’s mansion.
Word of the day for Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014
amarillo.com / Sat, 25 Oct 2014 03:16:53 +0000
WORD OF THE DAY
■ säm bər
Definition: (adj) very sad and serious
Example: “There is no more somber enemy of good art than the pram in the hall.”
— Cyril Connolly
Jefferson sentenced to 10 years for spitting on, biting police officer
lubbockonline.com / Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:45:28 +0000
Kevin Jefferson stood before Judge John McClendon to hear the jury’s verdict Friday.
Jurors sentenced Jefferson, 44, to 10 years in prison for one count of harassment of a public servant and another 10 years for assault on a public servant. The sentences will run concurrently.
Jurors also elected to fine Jefferson $10,000 for each count.
That money will go to the state, prosecutors said.
“I hope you change your life,” McClendon told Jefferson. “You certainly have things in your life (worth keeping).”
Student of the Week: MHS senior serves at church alter
Gricelda Sanchez, 17, is a typical teenager in every way, except for one thing.
Testing for Christmas
WECC kids get field day training at ETBU
There was a lot of running, jumping, pedaling and smiling going on Friday at Keys Gymnasium on the East Texas Baptist University campus, as more than a 100 pre-kindergartners and a dozen ETBU students
First Church of the Nazarene holds pumpkin patch, Fall Fest
The First Church of the Nazarene of Marshall is holding their first pumpkin patch this year.
3-month-old dies while in dad’s care
houstonchronicle.com / Fri, 31 Aug 2012 17:18:12 UT
Police were awaiting autopsy results for a 3-month-old boy who died after his father found him unresponsive at a home late Thursday night. Police said the infant was fed by bottle and then put to bed at about 11 p.m. About 15 minutes later the boy's father woke up and reported he found the infant cold to the touch and unresponsive.
Vets, visitors flock to Normandy to remember D-Day
mysanantonio.com / Thu, 5 Jun 2014 12:01:19 UT
COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — Ceremonies to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day are drawing thousands of visitors to the cemeteries, beaches and stone-walled villages of Normandy this week, including some of the few remaining survivors of the largest sea-borne invasion ever mounted. World leaders and dignitaries including President Barack Obama and Queen Elizabeth II will gather to honor the more than 150,000 American, British, Canadian and other Allied D-Day veterans who risked and gave their lives to defeat Adolf Hitler's Third Reich.
Van de Putte plans Panhandle push
amarillo.com / Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:47:57 +0000
AUSTIN — Don’t write off the Democratic ticket just yet. Although the most recent poll released Thursday shows Democrats Wendy Davis of Fort Worth and Leticia Van de Putte of San Antonio trailing their respective Republican rivals for governor and lieutenant governor, the two state senators continue running aggressive campaigns.
Van de Putte is on a 13-day statewide bus tour that includes a Lubbock rally on Sunday evening and two additional stops in the area on Monday, first a morning rally in Amarillo at 10 a.m. and then a 5:30 p.m. stop in Wichita Falls.
Seminole holding alcohol-sales election
lubbockonline.com / Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:42:48 +0000
SEMINOLE — Seminole is holding a wet-dry election. Again.
Five years after a Gaines County election item regarding legal sales of alcoholic beverages failed at the ballot box, supporters are giving the option another try.
This time, the proposal is at the city level. It asks voters to approve or reject “the retail sale of beer and wine for off-premise consumption.” That means those beverages could be sold at stores, but not bars or restaurants.
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