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  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed today (9/30/14), through laboratory tests, the first case of Ebola to be diagnosed in the United States in a person who had traveled to Dallas, Texas from Liberia.
  • U.S. Air Force Maj. Gena Fedoruk and U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Marcel Trott take off in a KC-135 Stratotanker from a base in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility to support airstrikes in Syria, Sept. 23, 2014. Multiple KC-135 Stratotankers were part of a large coalition strike package that was the first to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant targets in Syria. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Bruch
  • Created by the state in 1854 with an initial $2 million investment, the endowment has now grown to approximately $37.7 billion in market value as of June 30, 2014. Of that total, approximately $30.6 billion is managed by the State Board of Education and $7.1 billion by the School Land Board. Day-to-day oversight of the Fund is handled by staff at the Texas Education Agency (TEA) and the General Land Office.

  • George Cooper has been named October Photographer of the Month by the Friends of Hagerman. Cooper enjoys nature photography and visits Hagerman NWR often, always finding something new to photograph.
  • In this great country of ours, no one should ever go hungry, yet it happens every day to both young and old. Families are struggling to put food on their tables, sadly sometimes there's just not enough. Our small food pantry stands ready and willing to help - the Wolfe City Food Pantry serves about 200 families and distributes over 9,000 lbs of food each month.
  • 1957 – First appearance of In God we trust on U.S. paper currency. "In God we trust" was adopted as the official motto of the United States in 1956 as an alternative or replacement to the unofficial motto of E pluribus unum, which was adopted when the Great Seal of the United States was created and adopted in 1782. "In God we trust" first appeared on U.S. coins in 1864 and has appeared on paper currency since 1957.