City to meet about future of visitors, convention bureau
A meeting on the future of the Convention and Visitors Bureau is set to happen sometime after the first of the year.
Police: Nacogdoches man claims he killed wife
NACOGDOCHES — Police in East Texas say a woman has been released from the hospital after her husband called 911 and said he choked her to death.
Grand jury focused on key fatal Ferguson ‘tussle’
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:40:56 MST
FERGUSON, Missouri (AP) - Some witnesses called it a tussle. Others described it as a tug-of-war. Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson testified that they were fighting over his handgun.
Methvin Street repair moves two blocks in Longview
Downtown Methvin Street from Green to Fredonia will reopen today, but another portion is set to close Friday in an ongoing reconstruction project.
Stabbing victim looked to co-workers, faith during recovery
One of the three surviving stabbing victims from this past year’s attack at Good Shepherd Medical Center said the support of colleagues and God have brought her through.
U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke uses survey to gauge views on federal marijuana policy
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 25 Nov 2014 23:25:43 MST
U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-El Paso, recently sent out an email survey to find out how constituents in his district feel about ending the federal prohibition against marijuana.
Calendar for Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014
amarillo.com / Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:02:40 +0000
Dan Lesperance: 5 p.m. Rounders, 2801 Virginia Circle. Cover. 806-352-3317.
Andy Chase Cundiff: 7 p.m. 575 Pizzeria, 7710 Hillside St., Suite 700. No cover 806-322-5575.
The Chancy Bernson Band: 10 p.m. Golden Light Cantina, 2906 S.W. Sixth Ave. Cover $7. 806-374-0097 or www.goldenlightcafe.com.
Old Tascosa Cycling Club ride: 6:30 p.m. Gander Mountain, 10300 W. Interstate 40. 806-223-8328 or www.oldtascosa
Police chief, officers answer residents’ questions at meeting
The Marshall Police Department exercised its new motto “putting our community first” Monday by holding its first town hall meeting to listen to community members’ concerns.
Long-time El Paso Public Library Bookmobile driver retires at time of growth
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 25 Nov 2014 23:27:52 MST
Long-time Bookmobile driver Tony Arias is retiring today after 30 years on the job — a retirement that will be bittersweet during a period of growth for the program with two new buses and plans reach more people.
Masters of the sky: Falconry convention visits Lubbock
lubbockonline.com / Wed, 26 Nov 2014 02:40:19 +0000
High above a West Texas cotton field, a predator eyes her prey.
Dora, a 4-year-old peregrine falcon, climbs higher and higher into the air as she glides around a small pond in the field south of Lubbock. Beneath her, a paddling of ducks remains still on the water’s surface.
They know she’s there; they’re hoping if they don’t move, she’ll leave them alone.
For now, she does. More than once, Dora stops to rest atop a utility pole, exasperating her owner, Sheldon Nicolle of Denton.
Day care marks 36 Thanksgivings
University of Kiddie Kollege celebrated its 36th Thanksgiving on Tuesday with a traditional kid-led program and dinner with families.
Shallowater High senior organizes porky show
lubbockonline.com / Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:24:58 +0000
SHALLOWATER — Three-month-old Colt is pink, curly-tailed and full of energy.
The cross breed pig loves attention, but if it’s for a good cause he’s willing to give up the spotlight for a day.
Owner Lindsey Lamkin, 18, will be on the administrative side of a swine show Dec. 6 and won’t enter the competition. The show — called the Christmas Cash Classic Show Pig Jackpot — will be held in Levelland’s Mallet Event Center.
Santa Teresa High School students host fun run, walk to fight Ebola
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:18:27 MST
A group of Santa Teresa High School students are hosting a fun run and walk to raise money to fight Ebola in West Africa.
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