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4-day conference expected to bring money to Lubbock economy - The Juvenile Justice Association of Texas is hosting a four-day conference in Lubbock to bring "quality juvenile justice training to the West Texas area." - Fri, 11 Apr 2014

Keegan Bradley, Matt Kuchar, Holmes hold early lead at Shell Houston Open - Keegan Bradley, Matt Kuchar and J. B. Holmes all shot 6-under 66s Monday to stand atop a crowded first-round Shell Houston Open leaderboard laden with superstars. Ernie Els and Phil Mickelson, who have four major titles apiece, were among the six players who finished with 4-under 68s. Bradley, Mickelson and Webb Simpson, who also had a 68, played the entire round together without a bogey ... - Thu, 03 Apr 2014

Hass, Hoffman share lead after first round of SHO - Despite the mist and overcast skies, the stars shined through at the Shell Houston Open on Thursday. The jumbled leader board is peppered with "A-listers" like Mickelson, Els, Harrington and Bradley. But it was a guy far more famous for overcoming daunting health issues than tearing up golf courses whose name stood out. Although 34-year-old Erik Compton has endured more heart transplants than he ... - Thu, 03 Apr 2014

Bill Hass heats up on final 9 holes to take first-round lead at SHO - Bill Haas played his back nine - the course's front nine - in 5-under par on Thursday to shoot a 65 and claim a share of the lead of the Shell Houston Open on a gray, occasionaly misty day at the Golf Club of Houston, where last spring he was tied for the 54-hole lead before fading to 10th place in the final round. Charley Hoffman finished off a bogey-free round of 7-under about an hour after ... - Thu, 03 Apr 2014

Keegan Bradley, Matt Kuchar hold early lead at Shell Houston Open - Keegan Bradley and Matt Kuchar both shot 6-under 66s Monday to stand atop a first-round Shell Houston Open leaderboard laden with superstars. Ernie Els and Phil Mickelson, who have four major titles apiece, both finished 4-under, as did Webb Simpson. Bradley, Mickelson and Simpson were playing together and went the entire round without a bogey. Six players total are in with 68s, a shot behind ... - Thu, 03 Apr 2014

Truck recovered, sheriff still searching for suspects in home invasion - The suspects displayed a rifle and a pistol, forcing the female back inside the residence. The individuals then bound the female victim and her husband. - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Suspects tie up E. Texas homeowners, leave scene in stolen truck - A truck, jewelry and an undisclosed amount of money were taken from a home in Rusk County on Monday night. - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Joe Oglivie atop early leaderboard at Shell Houston Open - Joe Oglivie is the early leader in the Shell Houston Open clubhouse, finishing with a 3-under 69 on a cloudy, blustery morning at The Golf Club of Houston. But that score isn't going to stand up, it seems certain. He's being chased by some of golf's biggest names. The leaders on the course are Keegan Bradley and Matt Kuchar, both six under with bogey-free rounds and finishing on the front nine ... - Thu, 03 Apr 2014

Mickelson shakes off injury to fire bogey-free 68 in opening round - HUMBLE, TX - APRIL 03: (L-R) Phil Mickelson of the United States talks with his caddy Jim Mackay during round one of the Shell Houston Open at the Golf Club of Houston on April 3, 2014 in Humble, Texas. - Thu, 03 Apr 2014

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Texas Bankers Hall of Fame names four honorees - Huntsville Item - HUNTSVILLE — The selection committee of the Texas Bankers Hall of Fame announced the selection of Tieman H. Dippel Jr., Tom C. Frost, Joseph M. Grant and Rogers Pope Sr. as this year's honorees to be inducted Thursday in the Lowman Ballroom of Sam ... - Thu, 24 Apr 2014

Parks offer benefits to the 109 - The 109 - Of those 259 parks, five are located within the 76109 ZIP code, including Hartwood Park, Foster Park, Overton Park, Forest Park and Bluebonnet Circle Park. Parks' impact on economic development: “Parks are an amenity for the residents of the community ... - Thu, 24 Apr 2014

Lyla Fox, longtime teacher who loved her students and loved life, dies at age 69 - Mlive Kalamazoo - Lyla Fox was born in 1944 in Texas as the oldest of five children, but was grew up in the Dowagiac/Decatur area, where her mother opened a school for immigrant children. Fox earned her bachelor's and master's ... at the State Theatre in downtown ... - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Sooners struggling with consistency at plate, on mound in Big 12 play - RedRaiders.com - Oklahoma had two of the more dominant pitchers in the Big 12 in 2013 in Jonathan Gray and Dillon Overton. With their departure to the pros, so went with them 31 combined starts and 218 ... Freshman starter Jake Elliott has been out with a back injury ... - Thu, 24 Apr 2014

Former Round Rock mayor dies - KVUE - He was voted Round Rock citizen of the year in 1974. He was also city manager of several Texas cities including Cedar Park, Junction, Jonestown and Overton. Litton also played professional baseball for four years and served in the U.S. Army Reserve. - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

The Cheesecake Factory Reports Results for First Quarter of Fiscal 2014 - Wall Street Journal - "Notably, the strength of our sales performance was broad-based, with positive comparable sales in each of our markets, outside of the areas impacted by the harsh winter storms, with exceptional strength in the three states that represent our largest ... - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Henderson World War II vet honored as living legend - Longview News-Journal - Hill received a standing ovation from the crowd of people in attendance, which included his children, Audrey and Ray; former students; and Northeast Texas congressman Louie Gohmert. “I don't know if I need to keep the keys to the city or not,” Hill said. - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

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