HEADLINES
APR 30

(CAMERON)–A CAMERON MAN WAS AMONG

THREE PEOPLE KILLED IN AN AIR AMBULANCE CRASH

JUST SOUTH OF THE AIRPORT IN AMARILLO JUST AFTER

MIDNIGHT SATURDAY MORNING. MULTIPLE SOURCES

CONFIRM THAT SCOTT RIOLA OF CAMERON WAS

ONBOARD WHEN THE AIRCRAFT WENT DOWN. THE

OTHER VICTIMS HAVE NOT BEEN IDENTIFIED.

(ROCKDALE)–THE ROCKDALE TIGER TRACK TEAM

WILL NOT HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO DEFEND THEIR

3-A TRACK STATE CHAMPIONSHIP. THE TIGERS DID NOT

QUALIFY AS A TEAM FOR THE STATE MEET. ROCKDALE

WILL SEND 2 ATHLETES TO THE STATE TRACK MEET.

DAVION FORD WILL COMPETE IN THE TRIPLE JUMP

AND GAVIN YOUNG WILL COMPETE IN THE POLE VAULT

AT THE STATE MEET. ZHARIA MERCER FOR THE LADY

TIGERS WILL COMPETE IN THE 100 METER AND THE

200 METER DASH.

(BARTLETT)–THE CITY OF BARTLETT COULD DEAL

WITH FINANCIAL DIFFICULTIES IF THE STATE FOLLOWS

THROUGH ON PLANS TO CLOSE THE BARTLETT STATE JAIL

IN SEPTEMBER. THE TEXAS SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE

HAS PROPOSED CLOSING THE JAIL, WHICH WOULD SAVE

THE STATE MORE THAN 24 MILLION DOLLARS. BARTLETT

COULD LOSE WATER AND WASTEWATER REVENUE AND

WOULD BE IMPACTED BY SALES TAX COLLECTION LOSSES

AS WELL AS LAYOFFS AND THE RESULTING IMPACT ON

LOCAL BUSINESSES.

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