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League of Women Voters schedules public meeting Tuesday on Marshall ISD bond
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Fri, 18 Apr 2014 04:00:00 -0500
With the Marshall school bond election just around the corner, the Marshall-Harrison County League of Women Voters have scheduled a public meeting for residents to learn a bit more on the issues befor

Lubbock Children’s Health Clinic to replace East location, expand other
lubbockonline.com / Fri, 18 Apr 2014 02:52:03 +0000

For the past six years, the Lubbock Children’s Health Clinic location at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard has been operating out of the old Posey Elementary School building at 1301 Redbud Ave.

The clinic has occupied four classrooms in the south section of the building.

By the beginning of 2015, LCHC officials hope to change that and give the clinic a building of its own.

Plans for the new building, which will be located at 1307 MLK Blvd, have been underway since February 2013, said Sue Hill, executive director of the clinic.

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Jefferson theater group hosts annual Easter Parade
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Fri, 18 Apr 2014 04:00:00 -0500
Jefferson’s community theater, The Opera House Theatre Players, is set to hold its annual Easter Parade this Saturday in hopes of raising money for future plays.

Speakers wow Housley Leadership students
GoSanAngelo.com / Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:08:00 -0000
Students in Angelo State University’s Housley Principled Leadership class got a lecture they will never forget Thursday, when three of Texas’ most prominent leaders arrived to speak to them.

Master of the craft
timesrecordnews.com / Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:17:00 -0000
When Wichita Falls High School teacher Julie Yandell stepped to the podium to claim her Teacher of the Year award Thursday, she told the group that the award was proof she had come a long way in her 13-year teaching career.

Last residents leaving Yearning for Zion Ranch
ReporterNews.com / Fri, 18 Apr 2014 02:58:00 -0000
The state Attorney General's Office filed for the seizure of the compound of the polygamous sect in 2012.

Detainees from India end hunger strike at El Paso ICE Processing Center
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:08:34 MDT
The hunger strike by more than 40 immigrants from India at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement El Paso Processing Center has ended after a week protesting their detention while seeking political asylum.

Mexico nabs No. 2 in Beltran-Leyva gang
mysanantonio.com / Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:23:14 UT
The head of Mexico's federal police, Monte Alejandro Rubido, said suspect Arnoldo Villa Sanchez was arrested Tuesday, in an upscale Mexico City neighborhood along with another man, two guns and several packages of synthetic drugs. There have long been complaints that private security firms that provide guard and bodyguard services in Mexico, are often poorly regulated and infiltrated by criminal elements.

Today in History for Friday April 18, 2014
amarillo.com / Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:41:05 +0000

■ On April 18, 1934, the first laundromat (called a “Washateria”) was opened by John F. Cantrell in Fort Worth, Texas; four electric washing machines were rented to members of the public on an hourly basis.

■ In 1775, Paul Revere began his famous ride from Charlestown to Lexington, Mass., warning American colonists that the British were coming.

■ In 1831, the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa was officially opened.

■ In 1906, a devastating earthquake struck San Francisco, followed by raging fires; estimates of the final death toll range between 3,000 and 6,000.

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Police arrest suspect in armed robbery
amarillo.com / Fri, 18 Apr 2014 02:44:56 +0000

Amarillo Police Department detectives arrested an Amarillo man Thursday on a charge of aggravated robbery stemming from a convenience store robbery on Wolflin Avenue.

Police said Robert Blaine Glick, 21, was booked into Potter County Jail.

About 10:55 p.m. Wednesday, officers responded to a robbery call at the Toot’n Totum at 6802 Wolflin Ave., police said.

Officials said evidence was gathered, and an arrest warrant was issued for Glick.

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Felony arrests for Friday, April 18, 2014
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:03:00 -0500
Jimmy R. Abney, 46, of Midland, was charged Wednesday with two counts of assault against a public servant.

Levelland school supporters protest closure of historically black school
lubbockonline.com / Fri, 18 Apr 2014 02:35:49 +0000

LEVELLAND — Keep our campus open, say students and other supporters of Levelland’s historically black school.

A problem with that, though, is whether the school district can afford to.

The Board of Trustees tabled Thursday night an administration request to close Carver Learning Center and move its classes to another campus. The board will return to the discussion and vote during its May meeting, said Rodney Caddell, director of personnel and administrative services.

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Bush’s ride for wounded veterans scheduled for May
ReporterNews.com / Fri, 18 Apr 2014 01:58:00 -0000
Former President George W. Bush's annual mountain bike ride for U.S. military members wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan will be held this year at his Crawford ranch in Central Texas.

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