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Loop 250 overpass project begins in Midland

MIDLAND -- Work has begun on a Loop 250 project to build an overpass at Fairgrounds Road in Midland. According to TxDOT, the initial phase of work for the project will cause some lane closures. Traffic is expected to flow normally during the initial phase, though there will be significant traffic d

CBS7.COM - 2017-09-22 23:23:00

NWS: As much as 4 inches of rain could fall in Midland over next week

The National Weather Service reports that between Aug. 23 and Sept. 20, about 0.14 of an inch of precipitation has fallen at Midland International. Conditions, however, are about to change. The NWS reported on its website Thursday that between 2.5 and 4 inches of rain are possible in Midland over th

MIDLAND REPORTER-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-21 22:31:31

Safer Roads Coming to Midland

MIDLAND, Texas (Local 2/Fox 24) - Chevron has donated 73 acres of land to Midland County in hopes that it will aid in creating safer roads for drivers. The decision comes after a long history fatal accidents and congestion on the loop. Michelle Obatoyinbo, Chevron Operations Area Manager says, "We

YOURBASIN.COM - 2017-09-22 22:53:13

Outback Steakhouse in Midland holding Alzheimer's Awareness Event

MIDLAND -- Midland's Outback Steakhouse is holding an Alzheimer's Awareness Event to raise money for a good cause. September 21 is World Alzheimer's Day, with organizations across the globe working to raise awareness about both Alzehimer's itself and dementia. Tonight from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., anyone

CBS7.COM - 2017-09-21 20:01:00

Restaurant Report: 3 low performers in Midland & Odessa

It was an extremely busy week for health inspectors in Midland and Odessa. Several restaurants achieved perfect scores on their reports. However, there were a number of places who made our low performer list. Mi Piaci at 2607 N. Grandview Ave. in Odessa was cited for the following: - Flour & bread c

NEWSWEST9.COM - 2017-09-21 22:12:06

Midland Road Bond information - KWES NewsWest 9 / Midland, Odessa, Big Spring, TX: newswest9.com |

Here is a map of all the proposed affected roads for the Midland Road Bond. Use the menu in the map below to select specific years or scroll below the map to view the list of roads. Here is a list of all the roads and the years that the project would take place: Year 1 Taylor Ave. from Lamesa Rd.

NEWSWEST9.COM - 2017-09-21 22:00:18

Multiple injuries reported in Longview wreck; portion of Eastman Road shut down

Families of missing in Mexico quake still hold out hopeFamilies of missing in Mexico quake still hold out hope Posted: Friday, September 22 2017 1:15 AM EDT2017-09-22 05:15:33 GMT Updated: Friday, September 22 2017 11:38 PM EDT2017-09-23 03:38:00 GMT Survivors are still being pulled from rubble in M

NEWSWEST9.COM - 2017-09-23 02:24:54

Kerrville high school teacher accused of having a relationship with student arrested

A teacher at Tivy High School in Kerrville ISD was arrested Thursday on accusations that she had an improper relationship with a student. Sara Kathryn D'Spain of Bandera now faces one charge of improper relationship between an educator and student. She was booked into the Kerr County Jail on a $35,0

MIDLAND REPORTER-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-22 23:59:59

First lady set to embark on first solo trip outside US

WASHINGTON (AP) - Melania Trump is set to take her biggest step yet as first lady. She's leading the U.S. delegation to an international sporting event for wounded service members, her first solo trip outside of the U.S. to represent her adopted country without President Donald Trump at her side. Th

MIDLAND REPORTER-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-22 23:59:59

Nobody hurt as 1 BNSF Railway train hits another in Texas

TEMPLE, Texas (AP) - Officials say nobody has been hurt after one BNSF Railway train hit another that was stopped on the same tracks in rural Central Texas. A spokesman with Fort Worth-based BNSF says one car of an intermodal freight train derailed when the train collided with the rear of a grain tr

MIDLAND REPORTER-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-22 23:59:59

State Fair of Texas announces the Big Tex Choice Award winners

Get ready for all the deep-fried goodness. The State Fair of Texas just released your 2017 Big Tex Choice Award winners and they are awesomely insane. Congratulations to this year's winners: Funnel Cake Bacon Queso Burger for winning "Best Taste-Savory" and "Most Creative" and Gulf Coast Fish Bowl f

MIDLAND REPORTER-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-22 23:59:59

Trump says NFL should fire players who kneel during anthem

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - President Donald Trump says National Football League owners should fire players who kneel during the national anthem. And he's encouraging spectators to walk out in protest. In an extended riff during a freewheeling rally speech in Alabama Friday night, Trump also bemoaned th

MIDLAND REPORTER-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-22 23:59:59

Permian Basin rig count jumps to 386

Midland County rig count total is unchanged at 42 By Trevor Hawes thawes@mrt.com Published 9:37 pm, Friday, September 22, 2017 While the U.S. as a whole saw five oil rigs idled this week, the numbers crept higher in the Permian Basin. The nation's most active basin added six rigs for a total of 386

MIDLAND REPORTER-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-22 23:59:59

Oil price up 1.5 percent this week

The price of oil returned back to $50 territory this week after a nearly two-month layoff. West Texas Intermediate futures contracts for November delivery closed Friday at $50.66 a barrel, up 11 cents (0.22 percent) on the day and higher by 77 cents (1.54 percent) this week. Wednesday marked the l

MIDLAND REPORTER-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-22 23:59:59

Texas asks court to allow its ban on 'sanctuary cities'

Kevin Mcgill, Associated Press Updated 6:04 pm, Friday, September 22, 2017 NEW ORLEANS (AP) - With immigrants and their advocates chanting and beating drums outside, a federal appeals court heard arguments Friday on whether it should allow a Texas law aimed at combatting "sanctuary cities" to immed

MIDLAND REPORTER-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-22 23:26:52

Conaway staffers injured in vehicle wreck; Congressman was not hurt

Two staffers for U.S. House Agriculture Committee Chairman Michael Conaway and one from the U.S. Department of Agriculture were sent to a hospital near El Campo on Thursday after a major car wreck that interrupted a government tour of hurricane damage to agricultural production. Texas Agriculture Co

MIDLAND REPORTER-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-22 23:02:14

New on Netflix, HBO, Amazon, Hulu October 2017

This Halloween, Netflix's popular "Stranger Things" returns for season two. But you don't have to wait until the end of the month for quality entertainment. Season 9 of Curb Your Enthusiasm hits HBO on October 1. Movie buffs will be excited to stream some critically acclaimed films like "Arrival,"Fa

MIDLAND REPORTER-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-22 22:39:06

Mother with 4 kids stopped with $237,000 cash in Rosenberg

A K-9 unit intercepted $237,576 in cash during a traffic stop on U.S. 59 on Thursday, the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office reports. A mother from Mission, Texas, and four children were in the SUV at the time of the stop. All five people were released at the scene, but an investigation is pending.

MIDLAND REPORTER-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-22 22:39:02

Man arrested on multiple aggravated assault charges

A Midland man was arrested Sunday after he allegedly exhibited a firearm and a knife, according to court documents. Billy Cole Blackmon, 42, was being held Thursday on three $125,000 bonds for first-degree felony charges of aggravated assault of a date/family/house member with a weapon, four $100,00

MIDLAND REPORTER-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-22 22:03:04

Texas jury rules against Talisman in $100M Eagle Ford fraud case

Jordan Blum, Houston Chronicle Published 4:17 pm, Friday, September 22, 2017 A small Houston energy company was awarded nearly $100 million in damages by a Texas jury that found Canada's Talisman Energy violated their partnership agreement and committed accounting fraud. The district court jury in

MIDLAND REPORTER-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-22 21:25:28