A West Texas lawmaker says too many high school football teams reach the state playoffs and has introduced a bill that would reduce the number of qualifiers.
he University of Texas System owns 2.1 million acres of land, most of it in oil-rich West Texas where royalty payments have soared past $1 billion each year.
In West, students held what looked and sounded like a homecoming. After all, they want to come home. Adults also joined in the celebration for a soon-to-be built combined West High School and Middle School.
A warrant has been issued for rapper Wiz Khalifa’s arrest after he skipped out on a court date for a marijuana possession charge in West Texas.
Taking a wrecking ball to a piece of history. More heartache may lie ahead in the town of West. Wednesday the school district voted to demolish the old high school. Officials said the building was too badly damaged by the fertilizer plant explosion.
The Waco-McLennan County Public Health Department has released a health report on the impact of the West Fertilizer Plant explosion.
Natural gas wildcatter Aubrey McClendon’s American Energy Partners LP has invested $4.25 billion in lease holdings and drilling rights in four states – including Texas.
Heavy rain in West Texas brings some drought relief.
As the state remembers West, Texas on the one-year anniversary of a deadly explosion, the mayor in the town acknowledged that local officials are considering building a new fertilizer plant.
State officials say an additional $4.8 million in disaster assistance will be provided to the Central Texas community of West as it continues to rebuild from the devastating fertilizer plant explosion last year that killed 15.
It was around 7:30 p.m. on April 17, 2013. Derrick Hurtt had just picked up his then 12-year-old daughter, Khloey, from their church in West, when they spotted a rising plume of dark smoke, and went to check it out.
A Virginia man who police say killed his wife Friday might be on his way to west Texas, near Abilene.