Former Odessa High Graduate Marcus Cannon Wins Third Super Bowl
Odessa High School has a lot to celebrate after last night's Super Bowl.
Texas Senator Files Bill to Protect 2nd Amendment Right in Churches
Senator Donna Campbell filed the bill to make sure the rights of Texas citizens to lawfully carry firearms in churches and other places of worship were upheld.
Texas Lawmaker Pushing To Legalize Casinos For Disaster Relief
The devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey is still being felt along the coast of Texas which is bringing one lawmaker to push to legalize casinos for relief efforts.
Former President George W. Bush to Make Appearance at Midland Fundraiser
Former President George W. Bush will be making a appearance at the Shotguns and Stilettos annual spring fundraiser for the Junior League of Midland.
Downtown Midland Will Be Without the Building of the Southwest
Demolition began today (January 29, 2019) on the former Building of the Southwest on the corner of Illinois and Big Spring.
Legislation Put in Place to Help Reduce Overpass Strikes
Overpasses in the Midland/Odessa area have been hit more than anywhere else in the state or country, but legislation is being put in place to reduce the hits on overpasses statewide.
Balmorhea State Park Gets Endowment From Apache Corporation
Balmorhea State Park was closed in 2018 due to repairs that needed to be made and now Texas oil company Apache Corporation is stepping up to help out the iconic park.
Dennis The Menace Park Getting Historical Structures Back In Place
The renovations of Dennis the Menace Park in Midland are nearly complete with the addition of some historical structures included in the park during the 60's and 70's.
Midland Ranks Third in the Region for Airbnb Host Income
With the high cost of hotels in the area because of the oil boom, Midland comes in third place across the region in most income made from Airbnb.
TxDOT Holding Hearing For Projected New I-20 Overpass
A meeting to talk about a projected new overpass on I-20 will be held next week.
Sweethearts Candy Will Be Missing From This Year’s Valentine’s Day
The maker of Sweethearts candy went bankrupt last year so this year there may be knockoffs available but the original Sweethearts candy will be missing.
Midland/Odessa Bucking the Trend of Rising Gas Prices
Midland and Odessa posted lower declines in gas prices than any other metropolitan area in Texas.
Big Spring Restaurant Offers Furloughed Government Employees a Free Meal
With the government shutdown now getting close to a month old, a restaurant in Big Spring is giving free meals to government workers that are on furlough.
Ellen Noel Art Museum Hosting 33rd Annual Shrimpfest
Shrimpfest is a fundraiser to provide funds to help preserve local art programs.
West Texas Food Bank Helping Out Government Workers Hit by the Shutdown
The West Texas Food Bank in Midland and Odessa are opening up their pantries to help out government employees impacted by the government shutdown.
New Salvation Army Location in Midland in Final Stages
The new Salvation Army facility is in its final stages of development and will be ready for opening in the spring.
Tall City Brewing Co. in Midland Facing Adversity Due to Government Shutdown
Tall City Brewery is waiting for the government to open back up so they can get a license to open up.
Bean & Grape in Midland Hosting It’s First Wine Tasting Event of 2019
If you are a connoisseur of fine wines then you need to be at Bean & Grape this Wednesday.