They are putting criminals to work as a way to eliviate the amount of inmates in jail.
On Tuesday, the Sheriff's Office collaborated with the District Attorney's Office and County Commissioners to make this announcement.
Criminals with misdemeanor charges will work off their sentences instead of taking up space in the jail.
The Midland County Commissioners voted yes on the item, and Midland District Attorney Teresa Clingman also agrees this is a great way to deal with the overcrowded jail and save Midland tax payers money.
A shooting just after 3 p.m. Saturday near 3rd Street and Detroit Avenue has left one person in the hospital at University Medical Center.
Saudi women steered their way through busy streets for the first time just minutes after the world's last remaining ban on women driving was lifted.
Odessa police and fire department are responding to a structure fire at the 1400 block of N. Jackson Ave.
Britain's Prince William kicks off politically delicate five-day tour of Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian territories.
The Trump administration is calling for the expanded use of family detention for immigrant parents and children who are stopped along the U.S.-Mexico border.