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Midland Lee Girl's Basketball Player Dies After Practice

The girl, who was a minor, fainted during practice and was then transported to Midland Memorial Hospital where she was pronounced dead, according to Midland ISD Chief Communications Officer Lacy Sperry.

YOURBASIN.COM - 2018-09-20 04:25:04

Midland police warning public of subjects going door-to-door selling cleaning products

MIDLAND --The Midland Police Department is letting the public know to look out for two door-to-door salesmen.According to Midland police, the two men have been seen around town going door-to-door selling cleaning products.The men do not have a permit through the City of Midland to be making the sale

CBS7.COM - 2018-09-19 11:00:00

Two men charged with manufacture and delivery of controlled substance

Jesse Alanis, 40, was arrested and charged with manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance and operating a motor vehicle without financial responsibility, while Blake Virgil Baxter, 30, were arrested and charged with manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance and possession of mariju

ODESSA AMERICAN ONLINE - 2018-09-19 15:15:00

Reward increased to $6,000 in Midland cold case

Her car, which had been previously borrowed by a friend, was found abandoned days later on TX-349.


TRAFFIC ALERT: Section of Highway 158 closed in Midland County

Crash has closed SH 158 between FM 1379 (toward Sprayberry) and FM 1379 (toward Greenwood). SH 158 is currently closed between both FM 1379’s. Westbound traffic is being diverted on FM 1379 N toward Sprayberry. Eastbound traffic is being diverted on FM 1379 towards Greenwood. DPS is estimating it wi


Midland Trinity has Week 4 game canceled

MIDLAND -According Midland Trinity Athletic Director & Head Football Coach Antwan Alexander, Compass Academy has cancelled its game against the Chargers on Friday.This was Trinity's scheduled homecoming game and will not be made up.The Chargers defeated Compass, 46-0 in Week 1.Midland Trinity is cur

CBS7.COM - 2018-09-18 21:30:00

This Video Of Matthew McConaughey At The Texas Game Is Going Viral

McConaughey graduated from the University of Texas, and he’s known for attending their football games from time to time. Well, the Longhorns gave him something to cheer about last week, as they won 37-14 over USC.

THESPUN.COM - 2018-09-19 23:46:06

Midland High Looks To Snap Skid At Abilene High

The Bulldogs, though, have lost their last two games against El Paso Pebble Hills and El Paso Franklin. Slow starts have plagued Midland High in each of those contests.

YOURBASIN.COM - 2018-09-19 23:22:34

Crash closes portion of Highway 158

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YOURBASIN.COM - 2018-09-18 15:15:21

Texas Republicans Flip Long-Held Democratic State Senate Seat

Republican Peter Flores, a retired game warden, pulled an upset win in a special election for Texas’s 19th Senate Districtover the Democratic nominee, former congressman Pete Gallego. The district, which contains all or parts of 17 counties and spans 35,000 square miles—400 of which are on the borde

FREEBEACON.COM - 2018-09-19 20:25:19

Cassatt Quartet performing in Odessa, Midland

At 6:30 p.m. Thursday, they will be at Dee’s Bistro, 622 N. Lee Ave. The concert will feature the premiere performance of Débandade by Lowell Hohstadt, as part of the Odessa Arts ArtPocalypse project.


Five things you need to know today, Sept. 19

Take a look at the news in and around Odessa on Wednesday, Sept. 19.Find complete local news coverage in the Odessa American every day, online at and our daily E-Edition atmyoaoa.com.

ODESSA AMERICAN ONLINE - 2018-09-19 09:15:00

Midland airport receives $2.53M grant

The grants will fund infrastructure projects including runways, taxiways, aprons and terminal projects. The projects are important to the safety and efficiency of the nation’s system of airports, the release stated.

ODESSA AMERICAN ONLINE - 2018-09-18 15:01:00

Ups and downs of college enrollment during oil boom

Cheri Dalton, Director of Media Relations for Odessa College, says they usually see a decrease in numbers during a strong economy.

YOURBASIN.COM - 2018-09-18 23:25:12

Man, then girlfriend charged with sexually assaulting family members

Robert Llanez on Friday was charged with nine counts of indecency with a child, three counts of indecency with a child by exposure, indecency with a child sexual contact and aggravated sexual assault of a child.

ODESSA AMERICAN ONLINE - 2018-09-18 15:50:00

Odessa police searching for man wanted for hurting child

Johnnie Lee Carter, 29, is wanted for Injury to a Child Causing Serious Bodily Injury, a 1st Degree Felony.


19 year old with Down Syndrome stole the show by jumping across his graduation

Meet Carlos Neira, a 19 year old from Midland, Texas. He's also known as "Mr. Joyous" and he's become quite the internet superstar.In the video, Mr. Joyous celebrates his graduation by getting up on the stage, filled with excitement. As soon as he stepped on the stage, the whole auditorium started c


OPD: Arrest made in connection with shot fired in North Odessa

Odessa Police arrested Danielle Breanna Gore, date of birth 02/08/1995, on 9-14-18 at approximately 1145 hours for two counts of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon “2nd Degree Felony”.


Odessa woman killed in Sunday crash

ECTOR COUNTY, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) - A 57-year-old Odessa woman was killed on Sunday following a crash just north of town, according to a release from the Texas Department of Public Safety.


West Odessa Fire Chief and Treasurer arrested

WEST ODESSA --The Chief and Treasurer of the West Odessa Volunteer Fire Department have been arrested and charged on Monday.According to the Ector County Sheriff's Office website, Sean Dixon and Stacie DeMoss have both been charged with Tampering/Fabricating Physical Evidence with Intent to Impair,