Posted: Jan 17, 2014 3:37 PM
Updated: Jan 17, 2014 3:38 PM
COAHOMA, Texas (AP) Quail Dobbs, who spent 35 years as a rodeo clown before becoming a judge in West Texas, has died. Dobbs died Wednesday at his home in Coahoma (kuh-HOH'-muh). Judy Dobbs says today that her husband had Parkinson's disease and other health issues. He was 72. A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Trinity Baptist Church in Big Spring.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Former Dallas Cowboys and University of Oklahoma head coach Barry Switzer is among three members appointed to a board of directors of an agency overseeing the development of a Native American museum in Oklahoma City. Once completed, the $170 million American Indian Cultural Center and Museum will pay homage to Oklahoma's nearly 40 Indian tribes.
HOUSTON (AP) Joseph A. Bank Clothier Incorporated has rejected a $1.61 billion takeover offer from rival Men's Wearhouse. The two men's clothing retailers have been engaged in a strange courtship for months. Jos. A. Bank made a bid for The Men's Wearhouse last year that was rejected.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) Federal officials say the Alamo and most of San Antonio Missions National Historical Park are being nominated for inclusion on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced on Friday that the U.S. wants to recognize the San Antonio landmark as among the most significant cultural and natural sites in the world.