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police are searching for Zuzu Verk, a 22-year-old student from North Texas attending school in Alpine, Texas. Her family has traveled from Coppell to West Texas to be close to the search, which has been ongoing since Oct. 12. On Friday, police ...
While West Texas today is dominated by sprawling deserts, 50 million years ago the area contained lush tropical rainforests with unique species of monkeys and apes.

A drilling rig sits north of the Davis Mountains Friday, Sept. 16, 2016 in Balmorhea. Houston-based Apache corporation recently announced plans to drill and use hydraulic fracturing on the 350,000 acres surrounding the town.
"Hell or High Water," a crime drama starring Chris Pine as Toby Howard, Ben Foster as Tanner Howard, and Jeff Bridges as Marcus Hamilton, is a fascinating look at criminal deviance.
West Texas is home to approximately 300 Hindu families; some have been here since the 1970s. Most Indians in the region have made a significant contribution in the fields of healthcare and hospitality.
San Angelo, Texas (AP) - Officials say the bodies of a 61-year-old man and a 5-year-old boy have been recovered from a West Texas lake. The San Angelo Standard-Times (http://bit.ly/2dz1yk6 ) reports that San Angelo police spokeswoman Officer Tracy ...

The Olde Park Hotel will hold a Haunted Hotel event from 7:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday at 107 S. 6th St. Owners Dan and Connie LaFave will give tours through the 130-year old hotel.
A leaflet taped to the window of this Alpine, Texas business gives a full description of Zuzu Verk, a Sul Ross University junior who was last seen October 12, 2016 in Alpine, Texas.
The West Texas Food Bank, which opened its distribution center in Odessa in January, will celebrate another ribbon-cutting today with the grand opening of the Midland Community and Volunteer Center.
The West Texas Food Bank opened their second new facility this year, this time in Midland. The Odessa and Midland facilities cost collectively $13.3 million.
Four names have been added to West Texas A&M's Communication Hall of Fame, which honors graduates of the school's Department of Communication.
workers on an Anadarko Petroleum drilling rig in Colorado. The company is eyeing the Permian Basin in West Texas for an expansion in its operations.
Authorities said Friday that the boyfriend of a 22-year-old woman who disappeared in West Texas is refusing to speak to police.

DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL - A Denver oil and gas company is making a big bet in West Texas, and is selling its North Dakota assets.
Sheriff's officials say a 2-year-old girl has been shot and killed at a mobile home in West Texas. The Tom Green County Sheriff's Office says deputies responding to a 911 call Sunday found the girl's body at the home in San Angelo.
Thacker Jewelry is hosting their annual shotgun Wedding Sale next week where customers who buy a ring will get a gun for free. "We started this tradition I believe it was, it'll be three years now," Thacker Jewelry Owner Joe Thacker Said.
The West Texas Food Bank, which opened its distribution center in Odessa in January, will celebrate another ribbon-cutting today with the grand opening of the Midland Community and Volunteer Center.
Four names have been added to West Texas A&M's Communication Hall of Fame, which honors graduates of the school's Department of Communication.
The West Texas Food Bank opened their second new facility this year, this time in Midland. The Odessa and Midland facilities cost collectively $13.3 million.
Houston-based Anadarko Petroleum Corp. is developing plans for a regional office in Midland as it doubles down on its Delaware sub-basin acreage in West ...
The Humane Society of West Texas has a goal of collecting 2,500 shoes and with only 60 days to do it, they are on a mission.
West Texas Resources Inc. appointed William A. Sawyer as company president, CEO, and a member of the board of directors, the company said Oct. 20.
While the Permian Basin International Oil Show is coming to a close in Odessa, another one is just getting started in Midland. Roseland Oil and Gas brought the West Texas Oil and Gas Convention to the Tall City. This year's show in Midland started ...
Yfat Yossifor / Standard-Times Diamond Rio's Jimmy Olander (left) chats with Phillip McCleery on Thursday at the West Texas Rehabilitation Center in San Angelo. Diamond Rio was scheduled to perform at WTRC's annual dinner show in the evening.
Curves, 1541 JBS Parkway, is accepting donations throughout the month of October for West Texas Gifts of Hope. Bracelets designed by Dioyn Ivy are available for a $10 donation.
The Angelo State University West Texas Collection has been selected to receive the 2016 Archival Award of Excellence from the Texas Historical Records Advisory Board.
BAIRD, Texas (AP) - A West Texas husband and wife must serve 40-year prison terms for the 2015 slaying of an off-duty Abilene police officer during a robbery.
Authorities said Friday that the boyfriend of a 22-year-old woman who disappeared in West Texas is refusing to speak to police.
DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL - A Denver oil and gas company is making a big bet in West Texas, and is selling its North Dakota assets.
Sheriff's officials say a 2-year-old girl has been shot and killed at a mobile home in West Texas. The Tom Green County Sheriff's Office says deputies responding to a 911 call Sunday found the girl's body at the home in San Angelo.
A chilly morning for running enthusiasts but that didn't slow down the participants at this year's West Texas Half Marathon.
A lot of Texans know about Barton Springs, the natural pool in the heart of Austin. But did you know there's a desert oasis in West Texas that may be the best swimming hole in the whole state? Balmorhea Pool is a true Texas treasure. Unfortunately, the ...
The Republican women of West Texas will host a dessert and coffee meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday in Sweetwater. Trayce Bradford, president of Texas Eagle Forum, will be the speaker.
If you're among the hunting-loving Texans who ache for some time on a ranch on a crisp fall day, here's a listing from West Texas that might make you want to submit a bid... f you've got nearly $10 million. A sprawling, 5,200-acre property at 855 ...
Charges Added in West Texas child Abuse Investigation. Published 10/06 2016 11:29AM. Updated 10/06 2016 11:29AM. copyright 2016 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved.
Four prisoners from the West Texas area had their sentences commuted by President Obama on Thursday. The first is Arlana Doris Moore of Grandfalls, Texas.
Sheriff Arvin West is the law in Texas' Hudspeth County. It certainly seems that way to unsuspecting travelers along his county's stretch of I-10.
Miss Cayce's Christmas Store, 1012 Andrews Highway, Midland, has scheduled a "BIG O" Open House event to benefit the West Texas Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association Oct. 6-16. A wonderland of Halloween, fall and Christmas decorations will be ...
With the help of pioneering conservation programs, pronghorn herds made a comeback through much of the 20th Century. But several years ago, the herd in West Texas took a sudden dip, alarming ranchers and scientists alike and bringing together a diverse ...
At least 100 protesters gathered on Friday in the West Texas town of Alpine for a march against a natural gas pipeline being built there.
"Creepy clown" Sightings Reported in West Texas. Published 10/04 2016 12:30PM. Updated 10/04 2016 12:33PM. copyright 2016 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved.
Houston oil and gas explorer Marathon Oil (MRO) said Monday it agreed to sell some of its non-operated carbon dioxide and waterflood assets in West Texas and New Mexico to an unnamed buyer for $235 million. The properties averaged around 4,000 ...
The Texas high school Coaches Association (THSCA) released their Week 5 coaches poll. Both the Sanford-Fritch Eagles and West Texas Comanches remain in the Class 2A, Division 1, Region 1 Top 10. The Eagles (4-1) garnered 15 points but dropped ...
This is not an official crop report. NASS has not been in touch with me. I have conducted no official surveys of randomly selected farmers across West Texas to gauge how well cotton, peanuts and grain sorghum are faring as harvest nears. But, based on ...
In the US, West Texas Intermediate Blend (WTI) is the crude oil benchmark. WTI refers to crude oil extracted in North America and sent via pipeline to Cushing, Oklahoma.


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