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Investigators say a man has died in a West Texas shooting involving an off-duty Border Patrol agent in gunfire not related to the officer's law enforcement duties. The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is investigating what prompted the shooting before dawn Sunday. The sheriff's office didn't immediately say who opened fire or ...
He stopped by the West Texas Food Bank to help some Ector County Independent school District students pack weekend lunch bags. The bags, full of food, are given to children to take home on the weekends. "These are food bags being put together that school children here in Odessa will take home on ...

"Because the money is staying local the amount we are able to get in each region depends on the amount raised in that region," said Jana Hunter, Executive Director of Susan G. Komen West Texas. Komen West Texas awards community grants each fiscal year -- April through March -- that provide a ...
The long journey to West Texas started in the Deep South for the Cochran family back in the early 1800s. William Archibald "Archie" Cochran was born in Jaspar County, Mississippi July 22, 1867. He was four or five years old when his family moved to Limestone County, Texas in the early 1870s, according ...
PECOS, Texas - Video of West Texas oil workers in neon vests struggling to stand upright during a "powerful sandstorm" is growing in popularity on facebook. While the conditions look bad in the video posted to ABC News' Facebook page earlier this week, Texans are setting the record straight.
The Patterson Library, located at 1836 Parkway Drive, received the Treasures of Tutankhamun from the Humanities of Texas located in Austin. The exhibit showcases different photos of King Tut's many riches, including his famous head piece and elaborate furniture. "It's just a neat thing to just see," Melissa ...

More Settlements Reached in West, Texas, Plant Explosion. The town of West, Texas, and several other plaintiffs have reached settlements and partial settlements of claims stemming from a deadly April 2013 explosion in the central Texas town. Jan. 13, 2018, at 3:23 p.m.. More Settlements Reached in West, Texas, Plant ...
Now that the sun is out, it's easy to forget the recent sub-freezing temperatures around the state, like in areas of West Texas where temperatures dropped below twenty degrees on New Year's Day. Photographers, both locals and visitors alike, spent the first few days of the year in West Texas capturing the ...
Trump Administration officials and allies are rallying to the president's defense, trying to contain the fallout from an explosive new book that questions Trump's fitness for office. 2. WHAT DOMINATED THE GOLDEN GLOBES. Oprah Winfrey's speech, and actresses dressed in black in solidarity, transformed ...
The A&M-commerce at West Texas A&M women's and men's basketball games in Canyon, Texas, are two of 28 men's and women's basketball games that will be streamed live during the 2017-18 season on ESPN3. The women's contest that day is set for a 2 p.m. tipoff, with the men's game to follow.
Four West Texans - Steve Wayne Coates, Loyd Whitehead, Chris Lacy and Carl Menzies - are among ranchers being honored at upcoming annual organizational conventions for their lifetime dedication to the agriculture industry. Coates, Whitehead and Lacy will be honored at the Texas Hereford ...
The Ballinger Memorial hospital District Health Foundation is needing to raise $25,000 by Feb. 28 to help with financing for two new ambulances purchased by the Ballinger Memorial Hospital District for use by the Ballinger EMS. The Meadows Foundation of Dallas has committed to match dollar-for-dollar ...
Campbell, who heads special collections at Angelo State University, will present a program on "Jews of West Texas" at noon Tuesday at the south branch of the Abilene Public Library. The presentation, sponsored by the Abilene Interfaith Council, is free and open to the public. Campbell has been in the ...
West Texas Man Arrested After Chase, Abduction, Slaying. West Texas authorities say a 46-year-old man is facing aggravated kidnapping, capital murder and other charges after police found the body of woman in the back of his truck at the end of a 40-mile chase. Jan. 5, 2018, at 7:38 p.m.. West Texas Man Arrested After ...
But a month after a middle-of-the-night incident in which one border patrol agent was killed and another, who is said to have no memory of what happened, was severely injured, no one seems to know how the men came into harm's way off an interstate in West Texas. It was initially thought to be an attack, ...
The Chicago-based Lincoln Clean Energy announced Wednesday it has financed a wind farm project in Lynn County, south of Lubbock in West Texas. GE Renewable Energy will provide 120 turbines for the 300 megawatt wind farm. (One megawatt is enough to power 200 homes on a hot Texas day.) ...
That was the message from Texas Tech President Lawrence Schovanec, who started the first leg of a West Texas tour on Thursday morning with stops in Roosevelt, Idalou and Crosbyton high schools. While more than 70 percent of students come from more than 300 miles away, Schovanec said those who ...

3 Killed in New Year's Day Mobile Home Fire in West Texas. State fire authorities are investigating a New Year's Day blaze in a mobile home in West Texas that left three people dead, including an infant. Jan. 2, 2018, at 5:18 p.m.. 3 Killed in New Year's Day Mobile Home Fire in West Texas ...
Richard Morrish was elected for the Single Member District Place 2 position on the Ballinger City Council. Morrish received 59 votes in a special run-off election held Dec. 12. His opponent, Rudy Galvan, received 10 votes. Marfa. Marfa Myths slated for April 12-15. Mexican Summer and Ballroom Marfa ...
Featured Homes & Galleries. MenuSections. http://www.mrt.com/business/article/T-Boone-Pickens-Mesa-awarded-136-million-in-12434690.php. T. Boone Pickens, Mesa awarded $136 million in lawsuit of West Texas investment. Midland reporter-Telegram. Published 5:16 pm, Friday, December 15, 2017.
A miss to the Taco Bandit, who assaulted a store employee during his attempt to steal taco ingredients from a Lubbock supermarket. He was caught on video with the taco shells and sundries stuffed in his shorts, then he dropped the goods and fled. police posted the video seeking the public's help to ...
Plains All American Pipeline said it's seeking customers to build its planned Cactus II Pipeline connecting West Texas' booming Permian Basin with the emerging crude oil export market out of Corpus Christi. Plains' project would add two pipelines to its existing Cactus network -- which runs from West ...
Trey Murphy is a grad student in North Carolina, but he has dreams of owning land in West Texas. A few months ago, he was looking at real estate online and came across something strange. "I saw that there was this particular listing that was selling the surface estate, but not willing to sell the wind estate," ...
Missing West Texas woman Found Slain in Dumpster, 1 Arrested. police say a West Texas woman reported missing has been found slain in an Odessa trash bin and her boyfriend's roommate is charged with her death. Dec. 13, 2017, at 4:25 p.m.. Missing West Texas Woman Found Slain in Dumpster, 1 Arrested ...
Framed by Hancock Hill and the picturesque Paisano Peak in the distance, the drive into Alpine alone is worth the trek to West Texas. Celebrated in the final scenes of Boyhood, Richard Linklater's nostalgic nod to his home state, the Highway 67 turnoff takes you to Marfa, Alpine, Marathon, and, eventually, ...
New Shepard flew its seventh time on Tuesday from Blue Origin's West Texas launch site. It was the first time the company's new Crew Capsule 2.0 was tested complete with a dummy on board. It features larger windows of 2.4 feet wide and 3.6 feet tall. Someday passengers will have wide open views of ...
In her 20s, Vancouver's Renee Rosnes received a Canada Council of the arts grant to study jazz in the U.S. High-profile artists such as Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter and Joe Henderson (to name a few) gave her high-powered support. Blue Note Records signed and kept her on the label for more than a decade.
It's virtually unheard-of to challenge industry in the heart of the West Texas oil patch. And like most people in the Big Spring area, the Phillipses have personal connections to the oil business. Charles worked 24 years in the warehouse at the local oil refinery before becoming a rancher. When Loyce was ...
The city of Ballinger will hold a special runoff election for the City Council's Single Member District Place 2 position Tuesday, Dec. 12. Richard Morrish will face Rudy Galvan in the election. During the Nov. 7 general election, Morrish received 70 votes and Galvan received 58. A third candidate, Amanda ...
As a general rule, frogs are thought to be differentiated from toads (among other things) by the fact that they typically live in permanent bodies of water, while the habitats that toads select are less restrictive. Of course, in the natural world, there are exceptions to the rules, and one such case of rebellion is a ...
Blue Origin preparing to resume test flights from West Texas. by Jeff Foust -- December 9, 2017. New Shepard launch Blue Origin's New Shepard suborbital vehicle lifting off on a test flight in January 2017. An airspace closure noticed published by the FAA Dec. 9 suggests the company is preparing to resume test flights of ...
If the holidays have you itching to hit the highway, look no further than West Texas. Between Liz Lambert's chic outpost, El Cosmico, and countless contemporary galleries, Marfa has become a buzzworthy destination for art lovers and festival-goers alike. But, if you're looking to take a trip beyond Marfa, ...
A round of snow will blanket parts of West Texas and northern Mexico through Friday. While the heaviest snow will fall in the mountains, some accumulations are possible in lower elevations of the high plateau. This Mexican snow will occur before the first accumulating snow of the season in several ...
In the holiday spirit of giving, the West Texas Food Bank has partnered with West Texas Allergy for their holiday food drive to help provide food for those struggling during the season. The partnership commenced Dec. 1 allowing anyone, regardless if they are a patient or not, to stop by West Texas Allergy, ...
TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - A service will be held Thursday to celebrate the life of a Tupelo man who died Sunday following an October plane crash in West Texas. Joshua Kyle Hollis, 23, died Sunday, December 3 at the University hospital in Lubbock, Texas. He died from injuries he received in the October ...
West Texas A&M University police is making sure people in Canyon is prepared in the case of an active shooter. Today at the Cole Community Center in Canyon, they will hold a CRASE training event. It's free and open to WT staff, students, and Canyon community members. That will be from 7 p.m. to 9 ...
Over the past decade, nearly every major newspaper and magazine imaginable--everyone from Vanity Fair and Vogue to New York Magazine and The New York Times--has treated Marfa as if it was the only happening town in West Texas, a place so painlessly cool it has its own D.S. & Durga fragrance.
To finish off the celebration of the Carol of Lights, West Texas Endurance hosted the sixth annual Carol Lights Run on Sunday, Dec. 3. As the red and white lights illuminated the campus and the Jones AT&T Stadium filled with Christmas music, 1,200 runners joined together to run in the spirit of Christmas, ...
More than 500 law enforcement officers, family and friends paid their respects Saturday to a West Texas border patrol agent who died last week.
The two largest universities in Texas own hundreds of thousands of acres across West Texas--and the University of Texas and Texas A&M are ...
Country crooner Clint Black knows how to top the country charts but will showcase both that and another genre, Christmas tunes, during a Dec.
As Fox Business reports, all of the natural-gas pipelines that stretch from West Texas to the gulf are basically full. And the gas can't be sent ...
DEL RIO, Texas (AP) -- The Air Force has identified the two crew members of a jet trainer that crashed earlier this week, killing one and injuring ...
El Paso, Texas - A Border Patrol agent injured in an incident that left a fellow agent dead was discharged Wednesday from an El Paso ...
Dallas (AP) - Investigators believe a border patrol agent who died in West Texas after suffering extensive injuries to his head and body may ...
Natural gas is gushing out of West Texas, and that's a problem for energy producers who are running out of places to send it all, possibly forcing ...
Their boom and bust cycles have forged our resilient West Texas spirit. In recent times, however, we have also come to know renewables, ...
The UT System's West Texas lands could become a hub for renewable energy through new solar and wind energy projects. University Lands ...
Natural gas is gushing out of West Texas, a byproduct of frenzied drilling for oil. That is a problem for energy producers, who are running out of ...
Freshman Jessica Diaz played a part in each of West Texas A&M's goals Sunday as the Lady Buffs dealt No. 16-ranked Midwestern State a ...


 

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