Tag Archives: Midland
Eleven West Texas residents became U.S. citizens Monday during a naturalization ceremony at the Fort Davis Historic Site.
Less than five years after aerospace company opened XCOR opened its Midland headquarters, it’s laid off all of it’s West Texas employees, according to the Midland Reporter-Telegram.
Early voting is already underway …and all this week, we’ve been taking a look at the issues at stake throughout West Texas. Today we turn to Midland….where voters are considering extending a 4B tax. That’s a sales tax that municipalities … Continue reading
Purchase Your Tickets or Table Sponsorship Our Beers of the Basin event is a chance to try a variety of craft beers from across the country right here in the Basin! The event will be held at 6 PM on Thursday, … Continue reading
The middle class has shrunk faster in Midland, Texas, than nearly anywhere else in the U.S. Overall, more people are getting rich than falling behind. But extreme booms and busts make life precarious.
The second season of West Texas Investors Club launches Tuesday (June 7) on CNBC, hosted by Rooster McConaughey and Butch Gilliam. Similar to the TV program Shark Tank, Rooster & Butch listen to a group of entrepreneurs each episode and then decide to … Continue reading
MIDLAND, Texas—A leading hospital in Texas is making a name for itself by taking on the ranching industry, an iconic fixture in the history of the Lone Star State. The hospital is now promoting a plant-based diet rich in vegetables … Continue reading
Friday Night Lights Author Buzz Bissinger Returns to Odessa; Still Takes Hard Look at High School Sports
Buzz Bissinger returned to Odessa – the setting for his book Friday Night Lights – to talk about our over-emphasis on high school sports. He spoke with Lana Straub of West Texas Public Radio, who had personal experience with the … Continue reading
Saturday at the Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center is “Opening Night at the Symphony.” It’s the start of the 2015-16 season for the Midland-Odessa Symphony & Choral. Berlioz, Beethoven, and Dvorak are all on the bill for Opening Night for the … Continue reading
People living in a neighborhood just south of the city of Midland are worried about their well water. Industrial chemicals were found in levels that are unacceptable by federal standards. Now, county officials are working with state regulators and local … Continue reading