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AgriLife Extension sets two Concho Valley cotton field events
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:50:48 -0700

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Rick Minzenmayer, 325-365-5212, r-minzenmayer@tamu.edu BALLINGER – Concho Valley cotton producers will have two chances to learn what’s new in the West Texas cotton patch during upcoming field events in Runnels and Tom Green counties. The first is the Runnels County Turnrow Meeting set for 8:30 a.m. Sept. […]

Charge upgraded in slaying of San Angelo girl, 5
Thu, 04 Sep 2014 05:00:40 -0700

SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) — A West Texas man faces a capital murder charge after allegedly breaking into his ex-girlfriend's home and fatally stabbing her 5-year-old daughter. Police say Delacruz also allegedly attacked the child's mother and her grandmother at the residence but both women have injuries not believed to be life-threatening.

Judge Joel Baker Participates in Legislative Session Discussion on County Government
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 07:51:35 -0700

Smith County Judge Joel Baker was one of hundreds of county officials who recently gathered in Austin at the Texas Association of Counties (TAC) 2014 Legislative Conference to discuss common concerns shared by Texas local governments

Florida Panthers Leaving Their Marks Across More of Polk
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 20:48:53 -0700

Florida panthers are moving through more parts of Polk County, according to state wildlife officials.

Barton out sick with gallbladder attack
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 14:02:25 -0700

Fort Worth’s mayor and other leaders travel to China to promote air service.

Becoming Drought Tolerant
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:16:37 -0700

Central Texas looks for ways to balance population growth with future water supplies

Girl, 5, dies after San Angelo domestic dispute
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:58:39 -0700

A West Texas man has been charged with murder after police say a 5-year-old girl was assaulted at a home and later died

Maritime, Transportation & Petrochemical Leaders Discuss Impact on Area Economy
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:55:40 -0700

DEER PARK, Texas -- More than 650 participants are expected to hear experts in the maritime, petrochemical and transportation and logistics industries share information on planned expansion and challenges ...

Abbott’s Houston raid didn’t end with arrests, but shut down voter drive
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 22:40:50 -0700

On an overcast Monday afternoon, officers in bulletproof vests swept into a house on Houston’s north side. The armed deputies and agents served a search warrant. They carted away computers, hard drives and documents.

Commentary.... Report: Study shows oil and gas industry makes impact at tax rolls
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 10:28:02 -0700

The amount of tax revenue the Permian Basin oil and gas industry pays to local and state government continues to climb as indicated in a Texas Tech University report unveiled last week.