Aug, 31

Children’s asks to hire contractor for payroll, HR services

AUSTIN – El Paso Children’s Hospital is asking a federal bankruptcy court to void parts of its contract with University Medical Center of El Paso so that it can hire an outside firm to provide payroll and human-resources services.

Aug, 31

Baseball standout Eudor Garcia thriving in minor league

Since being drafted last year by the New York Mets in the fourth round of the Major League Baseball Draft, former Socorro High School and El Paso Community College player Eudor Garcia has learned a great deal as a professional.

Aug, 31

Another MTV VMAs, another controversial Miley Cyrus

Justin Bieber cried, Taylor Swift won most of the awards and Kanye West ranted onstage, but Miley Cyrus still owned the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards.

Aug, 31

Chihuahuas win final home game against Dodgers

El Paso Chihuahuas pitcher Casey Kelly hasn’t had it easy in the world of professional baseball in recent years.

Aug, 31

Shofar Across Borders: More than 100 Jews come together

SUNLAND PARK >> The sound of a ram’s horn being used as a musical instrument breaks the quiet of a desert afternoon where Texas, New Mexico and Mexico meet.

Aug, 31

Joint Task Force North: Commanding general retires

FORT BLISS >> A key Fort Bliss leader is hanging up his uniform and retiring after an illustrious 36-year career that saw him rise from private to general officer.

Aug, 31

Houston police investigate motive in deputy ambush

HOUSTON >> The man charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a uniformed suburban Houston sheriff’s deputy had a lengthy criminal record going back a decade, but never spent more than short stints in jail.

Aug, 31

Wild Miner adds spice to UTEP offense

By most measures, tailback Aaron Jones is the UTEP football team’s best athlete. True freshman reserve quarterback Kavika Johnson may be next.