Council postpones vote on expanding EMS service in Travis County
Statesman.com / Thu, 23 May 2013 18:03:09 -0500
The Austin City Council on Thursday postponed a vote on whether to accept money from ...
Survey: Crime and homelessness drop in Austin, but poverty on the rise
Statesman.com / Thu, 23 May 2013 16:26:57 -0500
Austin has made gains in its efforts to tackle some of its toughest community problems ...
Permian High graduate arrested for allegedly pointing gun at students
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 23 May 2013 15:51:00 -0500
ODESSA -- Ector County ISD police arrested a 19-year-old former student Tuesday after he drove through a Permian High School parking lot and pointed a gun at three students, according to a press relea
Current codes typically help make schools strong shelters
ReporterNews.com / Fri, 24 May 2013 02:30:00 -0000
With several new schools in construction or recently passed through school bonds, how many are designed with tornado protection in mind.
Tiempo: Neon Desert, KLAQ Balloonfest, Kipps Cheesesteak
elpasotimes.com / Fri, 24 May 2013 01:02:28 MDT
Neon Desert Music Festival: Omar Rodriguez Lopez brings his new band home: Omar Rodriguez Lopez remembers being nervous for the first Neon Desert Music Festival in 2011.
GoSanAngelo.com / Fri, 24 May 2013 02:35:00 -0000
It was the first rocket of spring semester. Circled around the gravel launchpad behind Lake View High School’s baseball field with a group of her cadets, Maj. Regina Harris said the send-off was prophetic: In charge was a student named Alpha Tersero, a member of Alpha flight.
New student housing complex planned near Baylor
Dozers Tuesday were demolishing an aging apartment complex and a handful of old houses on Speight Avenue near the Baylor University campus, where a private group will build a multimillion-dollar student housing community that includes a seven-story parkin
School out for PCA
myplainview.com / Thu, 23 May 2013 20:32:00 -0500
Although most Plainview Christian Academy students got to go home for the summer at the conclusion of a morning awards assembly at College Heights Baptist Church on Thursday, a few ending up spending
Artist Jimmy Jalapeeno remembered for Hill Country landscapes
Statesman.com / Thu, 23 May 2013 16:20:27 -0500
Austin artist Albert James Bonar — who was known to his friends and signed his paintings ...
Beware phone call scam
timesrecordnews.com / Fri, 24 May 2013 05:00:00 -0000
Consumers are reporting a resurgence in a classic phone scam, the Better Business Bureau cautions, and the agency said victims who fall for it allow an unknown caller to run up their phone bills without their knowledge.
Amarilloans share ‘aha moment’ during video tour stop
amarillo.com / Fri, 24 May 2013 03:56:01 +0000
A moment of sudden realization, inspiration, insight or comprehension is often defined as an “aha moment.”
The Mutual of Omaha cross-country Aha Moment Tour rolled into Amarillo on Thursday for the first time, seeking Amarilloans to share their stories for a chance at fame.
“Each moment will be edited and posted on our website and various social media platforms that we have,” said Spencer Beavers, associate producer of the Aha Moment Tour. “The videos with the most votes will be used in our national commercial next spring.”
Top grads-to-be honored at Rotary Club banquet
ReporterNews.com / Fri, 24 May 2013 02:43:00 -0000
Seventy-one graduating seniors were honored at the annual banquet.
Zoo cuts ribbon on new center
amarillo.com / Fri, 24 May 2013 04:14:50 +0000
On Thursday, the Amarillo Zoo unveiled its Bill and Alice O’Brien Education Center, a 3,669- square-foot facility to be used for school, family and adult programs, as well as teacher workshops, live animal exhibits and offices.
The $662,343 building, funded by private and public partnerships, also will house the newest member of the zoo — Quarry, a black-footed ferret — making the zoo one of only three in Texas to exhibit the endangered animal.
“This will benefit kids for years to come,” said Rod Tweet, director of Parks and Recreation.
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