Energy briefs for Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sat, 22 Nov 2014 20:15:00 -0600
NGL pipeline planned from Permian Basin to Mont Belview
Covenant Health Plainview completes public opinion survey
myplainview.com / Sat, 22 Nov 2014 16:36:00 -0600
In June 2014, Covenant Health Plainview Foundation retained DeLauro and Associates, a consulting firm based in San Diego, Cali. to conduct a series of interviews with leading Plainview citizens. Over
Pot found in truck parked at H-E-B
LMTonline.com / Sun, 23 Nov 2014 04:07:02 -0600
A pickup truck with more than 550 pounds of marijuana in it was found Wednesday at an H-E-B parking lot in South Laredo, police said.
Not wet enough: Drought conditions downgraded to ‘abnormally dry’
lubbockonline.com / Sun, 23 Nov 2014 05:27:11 +0000
Cliff Bingham is one happy farmer.
Amply rained-upon cotton, grapes and peanuts all seem decent on his Terry County fields, and wetter-than-normal soil could already mean good news for next year.
“I like it quite a bit. I see it as a real plus,” he said.
Drought has certainly improved, but as they say, it ain’t over till it’s over.
At Dan Smith’s farm near Lockney, conditions are looking better. The grower’s grain crops and cotton have welcomed about 23 inches of precipitation so far this year, roughly double what they received each of the past three years.
Be prepared before Black Friday shopping spree
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sat, 22 Nov 2014 20:00:00 -0600
Thanksgiving around my house is pretty traditional. I enjoy a big meal, surrounded by loved ones. I always take a moment to count my blessings.
lubbockonline.com / Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:23:54 +0000
■ Santa’s Land Drive Through Christmas Park — 6:30-10 p.m. South 11th Street and Avenue O, Tahoka. Free. The Blue Weed Special Train will be at Santa’s Land and train rides start at 7 p.m., opening week only. Features Santa and Mrs. Claus, lights, wooden cut-outs, Christmas trees, antique cars, warm fire and hot chocolate. 891-1291.
Three detained on suspicion of illegally crossing U.S - Mexico border during Annual Border Mass
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 22 Nov 2014 18:53:39 MST
Three people were arrested Saturday morning for illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border during the Annual Border Mass held by bishops of El Paso, Las Cruces and Juárez, officials said.
Wonderland of Lights kicks of Wednesday
As the opening ceremony inches closer for the Wonderland of Lights, the final touches are being handled in order for everything to go smoothly Wednesday night.
Thanksgiving lunch set at Trinity Episcopal Church for those in need
The annual Thanksgiving lunch provided by Trinity Episcopal Church is set for this Thursday for all who want to volunteer or grab a meal.
Save goods with a long shelf life
lubbockonline.com / Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:34:13 +0000
Be a good consumer (Con’t...)
177. Do squirrel away: Hygiene products, household goods and nonperishable foods will most likely never get any cheaper, and it’s a good bet inflation (if not hyperinflation) will rear its ugly head someday soon. Moreover, in the event of an emergency, you’ll be prepared and self-reliant. Make room in a closet or pantry for stores of goods with a long shelf life.
178. Never buy on impulse, except for things like gum.
Mother-in-law needs to learn to handle money
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sat, 22 Nov 2014 19:45:00 -0600
DEAR DAVE: My mother-in-law is in poor health and doesn’t have a lot of money. She has been giving us a lot of her earnings over the last couple of years as a kind of early inheritance, because she’s
Judge ranks nationally for closing complex cases
He’s only been in office for three years, but Rodney Gilstrap, U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Texas-Marshall Division, is already leading the pack as the top trial court judge in the
Facilities committee visiting 63 Ysleta schools
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 22 Nov 2014 21:27:47 MST
A Facilities Assessment Committee is visiting each of the Ysleta Independent School District's 63 schools to help determine how the 100-year-old district will handle its aging buildings.
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