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Early voting for Nov. 4 election starts Monday
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 20 Oct 2014 03:22:21 +0000

The state reached a record number of Texans who registered to vote ahead of the Nov. 4 general election, but the number of registered voters is not a record locally.

Kim Davis, spokeswoman for the Lubbock County Elections Office, said 157,273 Lubbock County residents are registered to vote as early voting kicks off Monday.

“Texas has a record number of Texas voters,” Davis said. “It is not a record for us. We have had tons in the past that have been higher.”

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2 eye UISD post
LMTonline.com / Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:51:43 -0500
Only two men are vying for the title of District 6 of the United Independent School District Board of Trustees on the November ballot.

Felony arrests for Monday, Oct. 20, 2014
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 19 Oct 2014 21:30:00 -0500
Victor R. Brown, 48, of Midland was charged Saturday with theft.

Seeds of Change Festival
LMTonline.com / Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:51:43 -0500
Casa Yoga, a local yoga studio, held its 3rd Annual Seeds of Change Festival, promoting health and wellness in Laredo, at the Uni-Trade Stadium Saturday morning and afternoon.

Fishermen oblivious as hotel guests cry “Shark!”
mysanantonio.com / Thu, 4 Sep 2014 15:14:00 UT

A couple of early morning waders looking for a catch in the Gulf of Mexico have become an internet sensation after onlookers video'd them standing innocently by as a hammerhead shark swam right towards them.


Guilty pleas for Monday, Oct. 20, 2014
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 19 Oct 2014 21:45:00 -0500
Guilty pleas accepted and sentences imposed Oct. 6-10 by District Judges George D. Gilles, Robin Malone Darr, Elizabeth B. Leonard and Rodney W. Satterwhite:

Americans, like the Founders, must gather the courage that forged a nation
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 19 Oct 2014 18:27:00 -0500
It should come as no surprise to most thinking people that Wal-Mart, like many other large employers, recently announced it would be suspending health-care benefits for part-time workers. This is real

Midland man dies early Sunday in Martin County
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 19 Oct 2014 16:04:00 -0500
MARTIN COUNTY -- A 34-year-old Midland man died early Sunday following a two-vehicle crash Saturday night on State Highway 176 in Martin County, according to a press release from the Department of Pub

Confused by polls measuring voter intentions? Look to history
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 19 Oct 2014 18:32:00 -0500
If you’re confused by the plethora of polls purporting to measure the key 2014 midterm Senate and House races, you’re not alone. You’d probably do better by ignoring the numbers and reviewing midterm

Our View: If a slowdown — not a bust — does come, there is a silver lining
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:19:00 -0500
If the latest oil price analysis is correct, our readers can expect a continuation of the oil price drop we experienced recently. We also can expect a slowdown in the economy.

Shale producers face consequences of success
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 19 Oct 2014 22:00:00 -0500
Small independent exploration and production companies ignited the U.S. shale boom that has flooded the market with crude, but the risk of an oil glut now threatens the same companies that created it.

Parties: Turnout key to election
news-journal.com / Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:00:03 -0500
Texans are a little more than two weeks from an election that seems to be drawing more activity than non-presidential years usually do.

Man killed Sunday night in rollover crash
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Mon, 20 Oct 2014 01:04:00 -0500
A man was killed late Sunday after being ejected during a one-vehicle rollover crash on the north service road of Interstate 20, according to the Midland Police Department.

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