Pedestrian 47, killed when struck by vehicle
George ‘Suga’ Nichols, 47, was hit and killed by vehicle Saturday night in the 6100 block of Thompson Road.
Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later
lubbockonline.com / Fri, 05 Feb 2016 06:11:45 +0000
EL PASO — David Lattin says something happens every day to remind him of Texas Western’s historic NCAA championship in 1966, when the Miners won with the first all-black starting lineup in a title game against all-white Kentucky.
The center from that team and eight of his teammates have gathered in El Paso for a weekend celebration of the 50th anniversary of a game that is largely credited for ending segregation in athletics at universities in the South.
Injured Tony Stewart to miss start of final NASCAR season
lubbockonline.com / Fri, 05 Feb 2016 06:12:11 +0000
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Tony Stewart will miss the start of his final NASCAR season after fracturing his back in an accident on an all-terrain vehicle, Stewart-Haas Racing said Thursday.
The three-time NASCAR champion sustained a “burst fracture of the L1 vertebra” when he crashed on an ATV Sunday and he had surgery Wednesday, the team said. A timetable for Stewart’s return has not been determined, but SHR said he is expected to make a full recovery and race this year.
BPD seeks help in catching cooler thief
Baytown police are asking for the public’s help in catching a man who allegedly stole five Yeti Hopper coolers and another item from Buc-ee’s.
Carolyn Beatrice Bazile — kindergarten teacher
As Black History Month continues, let’s pay tribute to the McNair community’s most beloved kindergarten teacher.
HS SWIMMING: Not much room for error at regional meet
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 04 Feb 2016 21:48:00 -0600
Midland High swimming head coach Sarah Esquivel refers to the Region 1-6A Swimming and Diving Championships as her favorite meet of the year.
Cajun shindig to raise funds for Relay for Life
Chambers County Relay for Life will host an adults-only Cajun zydeco dinner and dance on Saturday, from 7-11 p.m. at White’s Park in Anahuac.
Who you gonna call for chocolate-covered strawberries? Baytown Blue Santa
Baytown Blue Santa is selling decorated packs of chocolate covered strawberries in packages of six for $10 each. This benefits the program, which delivers toys to needy children around Christmastime.
UTEP vs. Marshall men’s basketball box
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 4 Feb 2016 23:56:45 -0500
City hosting ‘Couples Paint Night’ at Town Square on Feb. 13
The City of Baytown has teamed up with local businesses Painting with a Twist, Cork Grinders and The Dirty Bay Beer Company to bring “Couples Paint Night” to the Baytown Town Square, located at 213 We
Coming soon, Friday, Feb. 5
LC touts expansion at McNair
With the ongoing petrochemical and construction industry boom, Lee College saw a need to expand its McNair Center by 50,000 square feet so students could receive hands-on technical and industrial trai
Caprock, Palo Duro soccer teams square off in 3-5A
amarillo.com / Fri, 05 Feb 2016 04:06:00 +0000
Tonight, there is another showdown of unbeaten teams in District 3-5A soccer.
This time it’s the boys when city rivals Caprock and Palo Duro square off at 7 p.m. at Dick Bivins Stadium to decide sole possession of first place.
The Longhorns enter the match on a three-game winning streak after struggling through a difficult non-district schedule resulting in an 0-8 record.
Caprock coach Heath McLaughlin ushered in a slew of young, inexperienced varsity players after graduating 14 from last year’s playoff squad.