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EL PASO, Texas (AP) -- Eleven years ago, Eric Dubitsky was one of four artists selected to paint murals with a theme of "El Paso Through My Eyes" on Lincoln Park columns. The El Paso Times reports Dubitsky, a big fan of wrestling, chose to honor El Paso's own Eddie Guerrero as his subject. "Growing ...
... lowest levels in years in many of the areas that encompass the Permian Basin, a 17-county region that spans West Texas and eastern New Mexico, according to data compiled by the Permian Basin Regional Planning Commission, a cross-border coalition geared toward diversifying the region's economy.
A pipeline shortage that's leaving gas trapped in West Texas' Permian Basin means prices for the fuel there are the lowest of any major U.S. hub, wresting that distinction from Appalachia's Marcellus Shale. Prices for Permian gas, produced alongside oil in the play, have tumbled 30 percent from a year ...

... lowest levels in years in many of the areas that encompass the Permian Basin, a 17-county region that spans West Texas and eastern New Mexico, according to data compiled by the Permian Basin Regional Planning Commission, a cross-border coalition geared toward diversifying the region's economy.
According to a recent International Energy Agency report, production growth reduced available pipeline space in West Texas from 300,000 barrels a day at the start of 2017 to just 160,000 barrels by the end of the year. It said the expected growth in production would outpace pipeline capacity expansions ...
WINK, Texas, (TEXASTRIBUNE) - A report released Thursday by geophysicists at Southern Methodist University says a 4,000-square-mile area near the "Wink Sinks" is showing signs of alarming instability. Nearly two years after a pair of giant West Texas sinkholes gained national attention, new research ...
On Friday, March 23, West Texas A&M University's Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will teach business owners how to use smart phones and free editing apps to create effective videos for social media. The videos created will be featured at a special screening that night. Professional ...
Dallas-based Waste Control Specialists is reviving its efforts to persuade the federal government to bury high-level nuclear waste in West Texas. Last year, the company had suspended its efforts as executives at the struggling company said their priority was to get their finances in order. Now, the company ...
Back in October 1968 a big hole opened up in the 2800 block of White Oak in Houston when a leaking storm sewer caused a gas main to break. Initially, workmen dug a small hole to fix the gas main; but as the sewer leak continued overnight, the road collapsed in the middle of the night and the large hole ...
Intensive oil and gas drilling in the Permian is causing a large swath of West Texas to sink and uplift, a new study by the Southern Methodist University, Dallas, says, suggesting that decades of oil production have destabilized localities in an area of about 4,000 square miles. In the study, which was ...
Nearly two years after a pair of giant West Texas sinkholes gained national attention, new research in the area shows they likely won't be the last in the region. A report released Thursday by geophysicists at Southern Methodist University says a 4,000-square-mile area near the "Wink Sinks" is showing ...
SAN ANGELO, Tx - West Texas Chorizo Beef Burger Yields 4-6 burgers. Ingredients For the burger patties • 1 ½ pounds lean ground beef (90/10) • ½ pound chorizo sausage • 1 Tablespoon Adobo liquid (from Chipotle pepper can) • 2 Tablespoons Worcestershire sauce • 1 Tablespoon of Steak sauce.
Life happens and when it does, sometimes it comes at you all at once and the next thing you know is you have a lawsuit against you. It could also be you need help with a suspended license, child custody, landlord-tenant issues or any other civil issue that is not criminal. Every third Tuesday of the month, ...
Unable to find the perfect venue in Austin, the couple decided to take a road trip out to West Texas, during which they fell in love with the Gage Hotel. “We immediately knew we wanted to get married there,” English says. “It was basically like having a mini destination wedding. They pretty much make it ...

West Texas Food Bank is excited to announce partnership with Sims & Guess Realtors of Odessa for donations. Realtors from Sims & Guess said from March 1st- April 30th they will be donating $20 to the food bank for every house sold. “With the price of oil shooting back up, and the influx of new residents ...
TERRELL COUNTY, Texas (KETK) - A West Texas county has ranked as one of the 50 most religious counties in the nation, according to a story in USA Today. Terrell County, between Fort Stockton and Del Rio, came in at number 43 on a list with data compiled by 24/7 Wall St., a business and technology ...
Liquefied natural gas supplier Stabilis Energy said Wednesday its 40,000-gallon LNG fuel depot in Odessa, West Texas, is now open, providing customers with 24-hour access to LNG and related services. “This fuel depot will serve our existing West Texas customers and make Stabilis LNG more readily ...
LUBBOCK, Texas — A West Texas man was sentenced Friday by U.S. District Judge Sam R. Cummings to 327 months in federal prison and 20 years of supervised release, following his guilty plea in November 2017 to two counts of producing child pornography. This sentence was announced by U.S. ...
San Antonio-based OCI Solar Power has purchased a solar project in West Texas that has been in development for years. Project Ivory will be a 50 megawatt solar farm when completed and was purchased from Colorado-based Renewable Energy Systems for an undisclosed amount. OCI said it has a ...
Sibley Nature Center, 1307 E. Wadley Ave., Midland, has scheduled Spirit of West Texas: Spring Break Camp for kids in third through fifth grade from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 12-15. Activities include cooking over campfires, spinning wool, whittling toys and learning how Texas history still helps us today.
In 2013, Christoval ISD adopted a guardian program to arm teachers and administrators on the campuses. Yfat Yossifor / San Angelo Standard-Times. Armed staff at Miles ISD Buy Photo. Miles Independent School District, which is about 20 miles east of San Angelo, Texas, is among 172 districts in the state ...
PITTSBURG, Kan. – History was made on Saturday at the Robert W. Plaster Center during the NCAA Division II Indoor Track & Field Championships, as two programs won their first indoor national titles. The Pittsburg State men and the West Texas A&M women are bringing home titles to their respective ...
Talk about arming teachers was reinvigorated after the deadly Parkland, Florida, school shooting, but in West Texas teachers have carried for years. ... said Walker, superintendent at Christoval Independent School District, which educates 526 students at two campuses in the small West Texas town.
And 66 percent for a Republican candidate in West Texas is on the low side in recent years. Sanders, a Vermont Independent, was in Lubbock to host the rally that drew a crowd well over the 1,000 person seating capacity. People weren't turned away, but instead began lining the walls around the Civic ...
The Texas A&M University System Regents this week announced plans for a $22.8 million building for veterinary education, research and workforce opportunities in the Panhandle as part of almost $90 million in new commitments to the state agriculture industry on the West Texas A&M University campus.
(KBTX)- The Texas A&M University System Regents today announced plans for a $22.8 million building for veterinary education, research and workforce opportunities in the Panhandle as part of almost $90 million in new commitments to the state agriculture industry on the West Texas A&M University ...
Parts of West Texas are sinking -- and other parts quaking and shaking -- thanks to oil and gas extraction. A new study using satellite data to measure ground changes near Pecos, Monahans, Wink and Kermit, Texas, finds multiple disturbances, including places where the ground is sinking up to 4 ...
1. As a publicly-traded company, they'll be more transparency about how four grocery chains are doing in Texas. Albertsons operates 224 stores in Texas under the brands Albertsons, Tom Thumb and Market Street in Dallas-Fort Worth and United Supermarkets in West Texas. Albertsons acquired Tom ...
The West Texas A&M University Police Department is investigating reported sexual assaults at two residence halls on campus. The two assaults allegedly happened last semester, in September and October, but were not reported by the victim until Feb. 11. The investigation involves a male and female ...
West Texas A&M University will host a prominent water conservation expert on Tuesday night, as part of its Distinguished Lecture Series. Dr. David Sedlak is a professor of environmental engineering at UC Berkeley, and he has gained an international reputation for his clear-eyed solutions to a crowded ...
After another tragic school shooting, this time in Florida, many Second Amendment advocates say they believe placing concealed weapons in the hands of highly trained teachers will thwart the next mass shooting and add an additional layer of safety at schools. One West Texas school district has put that ...
The border into West Texas is about 10 miles from my current location. As always you may left click upon an image to see an enlarged view and then click once again to see an even larger view… Mary sent this to me in an Email a few days back. Since I'll be crossing into West Texas this morning, I thought ...
Performances, master classes taught by professionals, a competition and a night for local musicians to showcase their prowess are all part of the West Texas Guitar Festival set for Thursday to Saturday at the Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center, 1310 N. Farm to Market Road 1788 in Midland. Del Castillo ...
The West Texas Young Republicans Organization is proud to announce a debate featuring all three Republican candidates for Lubbock County Judge on Monday, February 19th at 7 p.m. Monday's debate will be located at VFW Post 2466 located at 501 County Road 7300 (114th Street) in Lubbock, TX.
The Texas A&M Forest Service has granted a total of $36,250 to the West Texas Area's volunteer fire departments. The Iraan FireRescue has been awarded $20,000 and the Fort Davis Volunteer Fire Department has been awarded $16,250, both for fire/rescue equipment. The Texas Rural VFD Assistance ...
18, Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez was found dying on the side of an interstate in West Texas. There were immediate signs it had been an accident. Martinez's partner, Stephen Garland (who suffered a head injury and doesn't recall the incident), had radioed for help, saying he thought he ran into a ...
If you ask Victor Leal, it is “absurd,” “crazy” and “insulting” to even suggest such a thing. The conspiracy (if there is one) goes something like this: Leal, a well-known Amarillo restaurant owner and former candidate for state House, is only running for state Senate to siphon votes in these parts from Seliger, ...
But the winter months are typically dry across West Texas, and crops like cotton, sorghum, corn and peanuts aren't going in the ground for a few months still. Most farmers are in the planning period for this year's crop. Still, even a little rain in the off season is needed. Planting season isn't all too far around ...
Camp Fire West Texas Council has scheduled a concert featuring musical group and Grammy award nominees Trout Fishing in America at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the Yucca Theatre, 208 N. Colorado St., Midland. Tickets are $5 and are available at N-Tune or at the Camp Fire office, 3500 N. A St., Suite 1200, ...
Autopsy: 2 Whose Remains Found in West Texas Pit Were Killed. An autopsy on the skeletal remains of two people discovered in a West Texas trash pit has determined they were homicide victims who suffered gunshot wounds to the head. Feb. 9, 2018, at 2:09 p.m.. Autopsy: 2 Whose Remains Found in West Texas Pit ...
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Investigators say a 12-year-old West Texas boy has died after being accidentally shot while in his family's car in the drive-thru lane of a restaurant. Lubbock police spokeswoman Tiffany Pelt said Friday that authorities are trying to determine who fired the shot that killed Damion ...
LUBBOCK, TX - Emily Falkenberg is a West Texas girl. She was born and raised in Plainview and is excited to be a part of the station she watched as a kid. Emily joined the KLBK team in May 2016. She was the producer and co-host of Trends and Friends for a year before moving to be the morning reporter ...
MIDLAND, Texas (AP) - An autopsy on the skeletal remains of two people discovered in a West Texas trash pit has determined they were homicide victims who suffered gunshot wounds to the head. The Midland County sheriff's office released the preliminary autopsy findings Friday on remains found last ...
SAN ANGELO, TX -- Only in West Texas can the weather be so dry and windy that there is a danger of wildfires and the next day there's a possibility of freezing rain. But here we are. According to the National Weather Service, elevated fire weather conditions are expected mainly north of a line from Mertzon ...
In fact, this year's edition expands the geographical coverage of the ASU Women's Health Index (WHI) to compare conditions in eight West Texas metro areas. Twenty-one urban counties combine to make up the eight metro areas, which include the core cities of Abilene, Amarillo, El Paso, Lubbock, Midland ...
The report comes more than two months after the Border Patrol agent was found dead at the bottom of a culvert off a West Texas highway near Van Horn. When news broke on the morning of November 19, some officials suspected that neither Martinez or his unnamed partner had been attacked. After more ...
For what was formerly West Texas ER, it means more patients and the capability to accept Medicare patients and those insured through other major insurance providers. Since they're a part of the hospital now, the facility will function as an extension of Covenant Health, Cathey said. It will no longer operate ...


 

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