Man arrested with 6 assault rifles during Texas traffic stop
mysanantonio.com / Wed, 21 Jan 2015 13:12:19 UT
GEORGETOWN, Texas (AP) — A Central Texas man has been charged with having banned weapons after police discovered six military-style assault rifles in his SUV. Georgetown police early Saturday stopped Garcia's SUV after receiving reports of a driver weaving through traffic on southbound Interstate 35.
Downtown Women’s Center to open healing unit for women, children
amarillo.com / Fri, 06 May 2016 00:52:00 +0000
Amarillo women who might have been hesitant to enter life-saving residential recovery programs for fear of being separated from their children will have a different option thanks to a donation from the Baptist Community Services.
For the first time this afternoon, the Downtown Women’s Center will unveil one of the first remodeled units of Gratitude House, a 40-apartment complex where women and their children can heal together from substance abuse.
Diann Gilmore, executive director of DWC, attributes the timely donation to God and the community of faith that surrounds DWC.
Court hears case of blood taken in fatal crash
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 5 May 2016 21:18:20 -0400
In July 2014, 210th District Court Judge Gonzalo Garcia ruled the warrantless blood draw violated Joel Garcia’s rights.
Cinco Festival to feature car show, live music
tdtnews.com / Thu, 05 May 2016 23:07:00 -0500
There will be food, beer and live music at this year’s Cinco Festival at the Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum grounds, 315 W. Ave. B.
One killed, five injured in one-vehicle rollover accident near Rogers
tdtnews.com / Thu, 05 May 2016 19:25:00 -0500
A teenage girl was killed and five other people were injured Thursday afternoon when the 2002 Mazda Tribute they were in rolled over several times west of Rogers, ejecting all on board.Killed was Linda Cheyenne Little, 18, of Temple. She was pronounced dead at the scene by Bell County Justice of the Peace G.W. Ivey. Her body was transported to Central Mortuary.
Hundreds join in prayer at annual Community Prayer Luncheon
lubbockonline.com / Fri, 06 May 2016 00:30:43 +0000
Community leaders, business leaders and others from the Lubbock community gathered together in prayer Thursday at the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce Community Prayer Luncheon.
The luncheon was held at 11:30 a.m. at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center in honor of the National Day of Prayer.
The theme for the 2016 luncheon was “Wake Up America.”
“It emphasizes the (importance) of prayer during the times of uncertainty,” said Tyler Young, Community Prayer Luncheon chairman. “We are fortunate to meet and have the opportunity to celebrate prayer in our community.”
Waco-area news briefs: May 6, 2016
wacotrib.com / Fri, 06 May 2016 00:01:00 -0500
The city of Waco will continue its Brazos Nights concert series Friday with its annual Cinco de Mayo fiesta at Indian Spring Park.
Ex-teacher in Odessa gets 60 years for sex with students
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 05 May 2016 11:09:00 -0500
ODESSA, Texas (AP) — A former high school teacher in Odessa must serve 60 years in prison for having sexual contact with two female students.
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3 Night’ game
wacotrib.com / Thu, 05 May 2016 22:13:15 -0500
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Virginia Lottery's "Pick 3 Night" game were:
SpaceX lands rocket at sea 2nd time after satellite launch
oaoa.com / Fri, 06 May 2016 02:37:49 -0500
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — For the second month in a row, the aerospace upstart SpaceX landed a rocket on an ocean platform early Friday, this time following the successful launch of a Japanese commu
1D, Katy Perry win big at American Music Awards
mysanantonio.com / Mon, 24 Nov 2014 04:18:43 UT
Perry won three honors as well, including single of the year for No. 1 hit "Dark Horse," favorite female artist — pop/rock and favorite artist — adult contemporary. Breakthrough newcomer Iggy Azalea, who was the top nominee with six, won favorite album — rap/hip-hop for "The New Classic" and favorite artist — rap/hip-hop, taking down rap heavyweights Eminem and Drake. Taylor Swift kicked off the AMAs as a mad woman and man eater by feeding a boy a poisonous apple, holding burning roses and giving crazy eyes during a performance of her song about her dating life. "To the fans who went out and bought over a million copies of my last three albums, what you did by going out and investing in music and albums is you're saying you believe in the same thing I believe in — that music is valuable and that music should be consumed in albums and albums should be consumed as art and appreciated," said Swift, who recently removed her music from streaming service Spotify. Beyonce, who didn't attend, won favorite female artist — soul/R&B and favorite album — soul/R&B for her self-titled effort. Carrie Underwood was named favorite female artist — country and the soundtrack for "Frozen," the year's top-selling album, won top soundtrack.
Canada evacuating 8,000 wildfire evacuees by air
wacotrib.com / Thu, 05 May 2016 22:09:43 -0500
FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) — Canadian officials will start moving thousands of people from work camps north of devastated Fort McMurray in a mass highway convoy Friday morning if it is safe from a ma
Local elections — Tom Bean ISD candidates for 2-year unexpired term
heralddemocrat.com / Thu, 05 May 2016 18:17:49 +0000
TOM BEAN — The Tom Bean Independent School District’s election ballot will include voting for a two-year unexpired term on the board of trustees. Chris Cook and Beth Hale are the two candidates running for the open seat.
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