The Memorial Day Weekend is considered the unofficial beginning of Summer. This one certainly will fit the bill. Highs will climb into the 90s today and to around the century mark this weekend. All weekend.
"We mourn their loss, but we celebrate their lives because there's over a million veterans, a million warriors, who lost their lives protecting or freedoms. Over a million. We're free because of them."
Former Christ the King Cathedral Church Lubbock employee Nathan Allen Webb, 43, pleaded guilty in February to wire fraud. He was sentenced Thursday to 51 months in federal prison by U.S. District Judge James Wesley Hendrix, who ordered him to pay $261,440.20 in restitution.
Lea, Eddy, Chavez and Roosevelt Counties in New Mexico have banned the retail sale and use of certain fireworks in their jurisdictions due to extreme drought and wildfire risks. Those counties include the towns of Hobbs, Roswell, Carlsbad and Portales.
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission approved more than $4.8 million in grants funding 17 motorized and non-motorized recreational trail-related projects across the state. One of those is in Scurry County.