YOUR PIC: An icy perch
GoSanAngelo.com / Sat, 08 Mar 2014 02:32:00 -0000
Tim L. Vasquez took this photo Nov. 24 in Santa Rita after a winter storm brought rain and ice into the area.
SWEPCO responds to Marshall couple
Officials at SWEPCO, a division of AEP, have acknowledged the concerns and complaints of local couple Kevin and Monica Schmidt, but assert that their company doesn’t use SmartMeters.
Black: Demand means prices rises
amarillo.com / Sat, 08 Mar 2014 03:10:12 +0000
On the north side of Denver abides the city of Commerce City. There, last fall, U.S. officials dumped millions of dollars worth of ivory tusks, carvings and jewelry into a steel rock crusher and pulverized it into dust and tiny chips.
The officials’ objective was to reduce the slaughter of tens of thousands of elephants each year.
What happens to a commodity’s demand and price when you reduce its availability? Duh …the price goes up!
Police arrest man in family gunfight
timesrecordnews.com / Sat, 08 Mar 2014 06:27:00 -0000
A gunfight between a man and a woman March 1 resulted in the arrest of the man on two charges.
South Marshall students get into spirit of Texas Public Schools Week
106-year-old ‘country gal’ credits long life to her faith
amarillo.com / Sat, 08 Mar 2014 04:37:32 +0000
Teresa Bacon has organized many birthday parties as the resident services and activities director at Craig Methodist Retirement Community.
But Friday’s was a first. And it was a long time coming.
Thelma Johnson, a Craig resident for the past six years and the only resident to ever reach the milestone, turned 106 on Friday with friends and neighbors at the community.
Party attendees enjoyed punch, cake and ice cream, but the guest of honor had her very own treat — a pecan pie.
Fire chief plans to retire
timesrecordnews.com / Sat, 08 Mar 2014 01:11:00 -0000
Wichita Falls Fire Department Chief Earl Foster is retiring, according to City Manager Darron Leiker.
Stage 5 plan in the works
timesrecordnews.com / Sat, 08 Mar 2014 06:28:00 -0000
Members of the city's Water Resources Commission continues to hammer out details of what Stage 5 drought restrictions would look like.
Wiley College to celebrate 141st Founders Observance
Anticipation is building on the campus of Wiley College as students, faculty, staff, alumni, trustees and friends await the weekend start of the College’s 141st Founders Observance.
As beef recall expands, United not part of it
lubbockonline.com / Fri, 07 Mar 2014 23:29:29 +0000
USDA has United Supermarkets listed as one of the companies affected by an 8-million-pound meat recall, but a United official is denying the claims.
Eddie Owens, director of communications and public relations, said United does not buy products from Rancho Feeding Corp., the company the USDA has listed as the source of the meat recall. United Supermarkets and a local Target were initially listed as being affected by the recall, but both companies have no record of the recall affecting their stores.
Commission to discuss Leigh Water Supply
The Harrison County Commissioners Court will consider approving, on Monday, several actions required to get the ball rolling on Leigh Water Supply Corporation’s next initiative — connecting its water
Bodies of 2 women found in Galveston County
ReporterNews.com / Sat, 08 Mar 2014 03:45:00 -0000
The bodies of two women have been found near a garbage bin on the Bolivar (BAH'-lee-vur) Peninsula near Galveston.
Church Briefs, 3/8
GoSanAngelo.com / Sat, 08 Mar 2014 06:00:00 -0000
The Standard-Times publishes news of special events and programs. We do not accept items detailing regular weekly sermons or schedules. Church news can be submitted on a form available on our website, gosanangelo.com, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax to 325-659-8173. Forms also are available in the newsroom’s Community News Department from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Deadline for submission is 5 p.m. Wednesday before the date of publication. Dates, times, address and a publication number are required.
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