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Lantana community news briefs compiled by The Cross Timbers Gazette. Sign Up for Run Lantana The Lantana Community Association’s eighth annual Run Lantana 5K and 10K is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 16, and will benefit Ranch Hand Rescue, an Argyle nonprofit that rescues and rehabilitates abused and neglected farm animals. Ranch Hand Rescue integrates the animals …
08.21 / 02:32
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Texas State football held its Football Media Day at Bobcat Stadium on Sunday where they talked about rebounding from their 2-10 record last season.Head coach Everett Withers, entering his second season at Texas State, said he feels better about the 2017 season."These kids have all been fun to be around and it's been a breath of fresh air," Withers said. "Opposed to 18 months ago, I didn't feel the buy-in, totally, from the roster. Now we've got to go get better as a football team. Now we…
08.21 / 02:20
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The Colorado Department of Agriculture is offering a crisis hotline for farmers facing emotional crisis because of financial strains. As Colorado Public Radio reports, Colorado's wheat and corn farmers, like those across the High Plains, are struggling as global competition forces prices down below their production costs. Ag Commissioner Don Brown says he got the idea for the special hotline service after talking with troubled friends in Yuma, where his family has a farm. On the CDA’s w…
08.21 / 02:19
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Texas and New Mexico have entered into a contentious dust-up over . . . dirt. As ABC News reports, the “turf war” started when New Mexico accused road workers in the Lone Star State of crossing the state line to collect New Mexican dirt, in order to repair a dirt road in Hudspeth County. According to New Mexican officials, this has been going on for years. And, they add, the dirt is being taken from protected New Mexico State Trust land. New Mexico uses profits from minerals found in the so…
08.21 / 02:19
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Tensions over the condition of public education in Oklahoma continue to grow more strained. As The Oklahoman reports, the Oklahoma City Public School System is considering suing the state Legislature. Leaders of the largest school district in the state say the Legislature has consistently failed in its constitutional and moral responsibilities to the children of Oklahoma. The school board will decide today whether to go forward with the lawsuit. Board member Mark Mann told reporters that…
08.21 / 02:19
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Amarillo’s animal welfare office may soon change the period they’ll hold stray animals from three days to two days, reports the Amarillo Globe-News . The new ordinance would mean that more animals may be euthanized. That’s because rescuers would have one less day to claim stray animals before they’re put down. Jill Humphrey, a local foster parent for at-risk animals, told the Globe-News that rescuers sometimes need a little extra time to find someone to adopt an animal—especially when poten…
08.21 / 02:19
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Rural Texas residents stand to be hurt if President Trump’s proposed budget is adopted, reports the Texas Observer . The White House budget cuts billions in federal aid for residents of Texas’s most sparsely populated areas, including the Panhandle. The U.S. Department of Agriculture currently awards grants to small communities through its Rural Development Office. That money goes toward economic development, home repairs, and infrastructure fixes including road and plumbing repair. In the …
08.21 / 02:19
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Get ready for our solar eclipse Monday, Aug.…
08.21 / 02:09
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As the new work week begins, here's a look at some area lane closures that may cause you a…
08.21 / 02:08
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Judge Arturo A. McDonald, Jr. is seeking re-election to County Court-at-Law No.…
BROWNSVILLE — La Esparanza Community Park in Cameron Park will soon have an all-inclusive playground thanks to the Valley Baptist Legacy F…
Former Cowboy's coach Jimmy Johnson will be visiting the Tall City in September.  Concho is hosting "An evening with Jimmy Johnson" benefiting Habitat for Humanity on September 22.  The event will be held at the Midland Horseshoe Arena at 6:30 p.m. and will feature a live and silent auction. Johnson coached the Cowboys from 1989 to 1993. For more information, visit: http://bit.ly/2vfQDQl. Copyright 2017 KWES. All rights…
08.21 / 02:08
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US Navy/Petty Officer 3rd Class James Vazquez(WASHINGTON) — A Navy guided-missile destroyer, the USS John S. McCain, collided with a commercial vessel east of Singapore early Monday morning local time, the Navy said. There were 10 sailors missing and five injured, the Navy said. The collision with the merchant ship Alnic MC occurred east of … Continue reading Ten missing after USS John McCain collides with merchant ship; search…
08.21 / 01:51
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US Navy/Petty Officer 3rd Class James Vazquez(WASHINGTON) — A U.S. Navy destroyer, the USS John S. McCain, collided with a commercial vessel while on patrol east of Singapore early Monday morning local time, the Navy said. “Initial reports indicate John S. McCain sustained damage to her port side aft,” the Navy said, adding that a … Continue reading USS John McCain collides with merchant ship near Singapore; search and rescue…
08.21 / 01:51
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Federal agents will continue their search of a southwest Houston home on Monday, but they it is safe for neighbors on the same block to stay in their…
08.21 / 01:45
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The five boys in the five barber shop chairs, all spun to face the door and the bustling back-to-school event outside, wore the same Kut N Zone branded smocks – and the same distant expression. Barber shops are where men gather to talk about grownup stuff, their faces seemed to say, so I guess I'm a man, too. Even if I'm just 6. Free haircuts and backpacks were the chief draws for parents of Houston ISD board president Wanda Adams' 4th annual event, which also gave eligible families a w…
08.21 / 01:45
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By now you likely know an eclipse is happening Monday, Aug. 21. There have been countless stories about the celestial event, how to view it, the science behind it and hotels that were booked more than a year in advance. But, even with all that coverage, you might not have heard details about a small town in deep Southern Illinois that is expected to almost triple in size just for the eclipse. That small town is Carbondale. Located approximately two hours east of the Mississippi River, and…
08.21 / 01:30
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A search-and-rescue operation is underway off the coast of Singapore after the U.S.S. John McCain collided with a merchant ship, the Navy…
08.21 / 00:45
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An infant died Saturday after he was mauled by a dog in north Houston, police…
08.21 / 00:45
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Federal and local law enforcement officers teamed up to execute a search warrant on a home in the upscale Rice University area Sunday evening. After obtaining a search warrant, Houston police officers, FBI agents, and agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) entered a home to search for suspected bomb-making…
08.21 / 00:41
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