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Horizon City Police Department could expand 911 dispatch services
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 16:10:39 -0700

By: Stacey Welsh HORIZON CITY, Texas -- The Horizon City Police Department could handle all emergency calls and add 911 dispatchers thanks to an agreement with the county. The department started its 24-hour dispatch service a few months ago to handle police calls. ...

Horizon Energy Eyes Webb County Texas for Additional Drilling Prospects
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 05:30:00 -0700

Horizon Energy Corporation is currently exploring additional drilling prospects in Webb County, Texas. Horizon recently signed an option agreement for a two-tract lease totaling 1,340 acres close to Mirando City.

Traffic spikes used to pull over DWI suspect with child passenger
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:40:38 -0700

By: Jamel Valencia HORIZON CITY, Texas - A 38-year-old woman driving with her 4-year-old son in the car would not pull over for a deputy, according to the El Paso County Sheriffâs Office. On Tuesday, a deputy went out to the 100 block of NE K in Fabens in response to a family violence call, said EPCSO spokesman Mariano Valle. ...

Horizon Energy Signs Oil and Gas Lease Option
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 14:01:00 -0700

Horizon Energy Corporation today announced it has signed an option agreement for an oil and gas lease in Webb County, Texas. The land under consideration consists of two tracts totaling 1,340 acres located close to Mirando City.

Benny’s Pawn Shop Chain Selects Bravo Store Systems Multi-Store Enterprise Cloud Services.
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 01:43:59 -0700

Bravo Store Systems LLC has commenced with data conversion and installation for Benny’s Pawn Shops, located throughout El Paso and Horizon City, Texas. (PRWeb April 10, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/04/prweb11752038.htm

Houston Maritime Attorneys With Schechter, McElwee, Shaffer & Harris Say Texas City Oil Spill Is Major Environmental ...
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 21:19:58 -0700

Maritime attorney Matthew Shaffer says the Gulf Coast is once again facing potential environmental and economic disaster after a collision between a barge and a ship near the Texas City Dike sent 160,000 gallons of heavy oil spilling into Galveston Bay. (PRWeb March 25, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/03/prweb11699965.htm

Crews clean up oil spill in Texas shipping channel
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 05:00:44 -0700

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — Cannon booms reverberate across the Houston Ship Channel, a scare tactic to keep birds away from oil-slicked beaches. On a mainland shore near a line of refineries, crews scour the sand for quarter-sized tar balls that have washed ashore.

Ships make channel test run after Texas oil spill
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 10:58:39 -0700

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A test run of two ships through the Houston Ship Channel offered hope Tuesday that traffic could begin to clear on both sides of the waterway after an oil spill halted dozens of vessels in the environmentally sensitive waters along the Gulf of Mexico.

Coast Guard working to reopen shipping channel
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 17:04:43 -0700

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — As workers in bright yellow suits picked quarter-sized "tar balls" out of the sand along Galveston Bay on Monday, strong incoming tides kept washing more ashore.

Ships backed up in Texas shipping channel closure
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 09:30:27 -0700

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — Traffic backed up on both sides of the Houston Ship Channel that was shut down for a fourth day Tuesday, after a barge spilled as much as 170,000 gallons of oil into environmentally sensitive waters along the Gulf of Mexico.