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  Odessa attorney speaks out against service provider AT&T

Midland Humane Coalition asking for donations for new Wellness and Treatment Center

City of Midland introduce finalists for Midland Police chief

Midland family thankful for community after losing house in fire

11 year old in Odessa raising money for Odessa PD with Cocoa for cops

Odessa Animal Shelter gets much needed help during distemper virus scare

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FirstCapital Bank of Texas hosts 9th annual Christmas with Bonham

Midland Chamber of Commerce: Teacher Adoption Program

Decision for new Midland Police Chief narrowed down to 3 finalists

City of Big Spring partners with Texas Parks & Wildlife Department to stock lake with rainbow trout

George H.W. Bush helped open original Midland Y.M.C.A.

Ector County Sheriff’s Office raises over $5,000 during No Shave November

H-E-B to release new Selena bag

H-E-B will be releasing a new Selena bag on December 2 both in-stores and online.

Midland County Library invites public to use Reclamation Station

Library users will be able to bring VHS tapes, photographs, floppy disks and more and have their data saved in a digital format.

Sewell Ford donates truck to ECISD agriculture program

The truck will assist the nearly 250 students in the program with day-to-day farm duties and more.

FM 1788, Highway 80 overpass reopened after accident

Drivers are encouraged to find alternate route and use caution while in the area.

  Crisis Center asks for community involvement for Giving Tuesday

Convicted killer Samuel McDowell makes first court appearance in Odessa

City of Odessa encourages citizens to control sewer bill by limiting water consumption

Restaurants open on Thanksgiving 2018

Amber alert discontinued after 2-year-old Eli Smith found

23-year-old Littlefield woman trying to find third kidney donor

Mr. Gatti’s in Midland giving away token cards in exchange for toy donations

Guests who drop off a new unwrapped toy at the Midland location will receive a $5 token card.

West Texas Food Bank participates in ‘Giving Tuesday’, Facebook matches donations

For every donation made to fundraisers on Facebook during Giving Tuesday, the network will be matching across the board for up to seven million dollars total.

Vitalant holding blood drive in Midland, Odessa in time for Thanksgiving

The first 25 blood donors will receive a free turkey or ham, perfect for your Thanksgiving dinner table.

Veteran partners with Odessa restaurant to provide free meals to the community

Attendees can show up any time during the event and receive a Thanksgiving meal at no cost.

Midland Fire Department responding to structure fire

MFD is responding to a fire in the 500 block of Nobles.

Marblehead police introduce new K9 officer, a Chihuahua named Zorro

Zorro was a pet displaced by Hurricane Florence and was adopted by Chief Joy for a chance at a new life.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Rollover causes backups on I-20 near Loop 250 in Midland Co.

DPS has confirmed a truck tractor rolled over on I-20 and has an officer on the way to the scene.

Midland Fire Department responding to possible downed power lines near ECR 120, 1180

Oncor has confirmed they are on their way to the scene but there is no word on power outages at this time.

West Texas Food Bank hosting sign-up days for Supplemental Senior Box Program

Those over the age of 60 in need of help can sign up for the supplemental box program.

Ector Co. 4-H raising money for livestock show

All you have to do to help out the group is order your pizza and game cards at Mr. Gatti's Pizza and proceeds will be donated at no extra cost to you.

Caught on camera: Midland hit and run

Caught on camera: Midland hit and run

Midland firefighter deploys to combat California wildfires

Midland firefighter deploys to combat California wildfires

Veteran’s Day: Local veteran, entrepreneur succeeds in personal training

Veteran’s Day: Local veteran, entrepreneur succeeds in personal training

Massage therapy business offers free services for veterans

One massage therapist is offering a free service for veterans not just for Veterans Day, but all year round.

Dancers from Lubbock, Levelland featured in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

A group of 12 young women from the South Plains will join a group of nearly 700 from 9 a.m. to noon during the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City on Thanksgiving Day.

Black Friday, Thanksgiving store hours, closures

Plan your Black Friday weekend now with stores that will and won't be open this year!

ECISD Prop A passes: Here’s what you need to know

Proposition A passes: What it means for the ECISD

Permian Basin coalition speaks out against bringing high-level nuclear waste to region

Permian Basin coalition speaks out against bringing high level nuclear waste to region

Odessa man in critical condition, hit by truck in parking lot

Odessa man in critical condition, hit by truck in parking lot

Personal touch: Midland man reflects on Wild Horse and Burro Event

Midland man reflects on how Wild Horse and Burro show changed life

3.1 magnitude earthquake strikes near Snyder, TX

The earthquake happened just before 5 p.m. and reached a depth of one kilometer or a bit over half a mile.

Former attorneys for Reagor-Dykes seeking payment for their work

Lubbock law firm Mullin Hoard & Brown, L.L.P., the former attorneys representing Reagor-Dykes Auto Group and their seven subsidiaries has joined the growing number of groups seeking money from the once-ubiquitous dealership group.

Lamesa issues 1-2 day boil water notice

The City of Lamesa has issued a 24-48 hour boil water notice effective immediately.

Midland man raises money for charity through video game streams

Midland man raises money for charity through video game streams

Limited ballots available for out-of-county voters

Limited ballots available for out-of-county voters

10 volunteers sworn-in as CASA advocates

As officers of the court, CASA volunteers ensure the children’s needs are recognized and best interests are considered in both the courtroom and community.

B-1 Bomber spotted out of hangar, hoping to return to Abilene

Tests were reportedly being conducted and crew are hopeful it will be able to take off soon.

Over 1,000 without power in East Odessa

The outage appears to be primarily in the eastern area of Odessa and is affecting portions of 42nd Street.

AAA Texas says don’t drive “intexicated” this Halloween weekend

Make sure to be on the lookout for trick-or-treaters and do not drink and drive this Halloween.

O’Rourke Petroleum expands operations to Midland-Odessa

O’Rourke Petroleum has added a location in Odessa, TX to ensure dedicated, on-time and reliable delivery of fuel, lubricants, environmental and industrial services to customers in the West Texas area.

All offices under City of Big Spring close for Employee Appreciation Day

The City of Big Spring will close all offices, including the landfill, at 11:30 A.M. on Friday, October 26th for the annual Employee Appreciation Day and Service Awards Picnic.

Midland County early voting still efficient despite large turnout

Midland County early voting still efficient despite large turnout.

Teacher donates kidney to student she never met

"I’m ready and I know he is for the next step, and for him to be off of it and just be a kid again."

Trucking official calls out Midland City Council

The President of a coalition that advocates on behalf of truck driver right’s has lashed out at the Midland City Council.

Private poker rooms offer casino-like experience in Permian Basin

Private poker rooms offer casino-like experience in Permian Basin

Midland Memorial Hospital expands gift shop

On Monday the hospital will be presented with a check for $322,000 by the Midland Memorial Hospital Auxiliary to cover construction expenses.

WANTED: Man breaks into home, accidentally takes selfie on security camera

Smile!

Midland landfill temporarily closes to public due to large volume of refuse received

Landfill temporarily closed to public due to large volume of refuse received

  Midland Fire Department responds to house fire

The Midland Fire Department is working a house fire in the 3000 block of W. Michigan.

Upton Co. Sheriff’s Office phone lines temporarily down

If you have an emergency dial 911 rather than the office landline.

Back the Blue Party returns for 2018

The 2018 Back the Blue Party will be on Saturday, November 3rd from 5-8pm at Rock the Desert.

Permian Basin International Oil Show opens up in Odessa

Permian Basin Oil Show kicks off from Odessa

Odessa College holds Disability Awareness Day

Attending agencies will provide visitors with information about the services they provide to help meet the needs of disabled people and their families.

Family Promise of Midland and Bombas donate socks to Midland community

Family Promise of Midland received 3,000 pairs of socks from Bombas and will be donating them to various agencies in Midland during National Family Promise Week, October 21- 27.

Odessa man falls into coma, wakes up with new outlook on life

After slipping into a coma, one Odessa man had a simple goal-to walk to his son's graduation.

OPD warning motorists to slow down, yield to pedestrians during Oil Show

OPD Warning Motorists to Slow Down & Yield to Pedestrians during Oil Show

Multiple town halls offer public chance to discuss County Assistant Sales Tax Initiative

Commissioner Greg Simmons in conjunction with the County Judge, Debi Hays will be hosting a Community Town Hall meeting.

City looking for person who put ‘googly eyes’ on statue; community is not impressed

The City of Savannah is looking for vandals who put "googly eyes" on a statue.

Lunch-and-learn training sessions teach cyber security

The City of Midland in coordination with Midland County, Midland College and Midland ISD present Lunch-and-learn cybersecurity training sessions.

Online utility payments temporarily unavailable in Odessa

City staff will be updating technology infrastructure to better protect customers.

Midland College hosts Veterans Benefits Fair

MC steps up to help veterans in the Permian Basin.

Sewell Ford announces new technology to protect pregnant women

Ford developed the Empathy Belly to help engineers provide better designs for pregnant women.

SH 158 remains closed for repairs following flood

SH 137 is open, but some water is still on road.

Education Foundation of Odessa Awards Repeat Grants to ECISD Teachers

The Education Foundation of Odessa is honored to award $21,968.20 in Repeat Grants to ECISD teachers for the 2018-2019 school year through its innovative grant program.

World Trade Center subway re-opens for first time since 911 attacks

The new station pays tribute to its history with artwork that includes words from the Declaration of Independence.

Nationwide recall for chicken sold by Wayne Farms

Wayne Farms is recalling more than 430,000 pounds of chicken due to the possibility of pieces of metal being mixed in with the food.