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Odessa ranked #8 least educated small city in the U.S.
A recent study conducted by AdvisorSmith.com says Odessa is the #8 least educated small city in the United States.[read more]

Lawsuit claims Midland-Odessa transportation isn't accessible to the disabled
She said because she is visually impaired, she can't use the public bus system and the transit district isn't providing the federally required services to accommodate people like her with disabilities.[read more]

Affordable housing units coming to Midland, developers seek federal benefits
Midland City Council approved a resolution to help Merritt Sunset get federal benefits and build their apartment complex off Loop 250.[read more]

Midland City Council approves tax abatement for downtown hotel
Developers plan to build a Residence Inn on the corner of Big Spring Street and West Missouri Avenue.[read more]

Midland woman dies in car wreck near Artesia
A Midland woman died when her SUV hit a semi truck this morning near Artesia, according to New Mexico State Police.[read more]

National, state groups support OA lawsuit against City of Odessa
State and national newspaper associations, as well as the country’s largest newspaper chain, have signaled their support of the Odessa American’s lawsuit to prevent the City of Odessa from withholding public information.[read more]

Ford recalls popular F-150 pickup to fix headlamp problem
Ford is recalling more than 217,000 pickup trucks mainly in North America to fix a problem with the daytime running lights.[read more]

Disturbing video shows transgender teen beaten by a classmate
Despite the video evidence, none of the boys involved in the attack have been met with any consequences from Alpine Police or Alpine ISD.[read more]

Crackdown on immigrants who use public benefits takes effect
Advocates say new guidelines that disqualify more people from green cards if they use government benefits is prompting droves of immigrants to drop government social services.[read more]

Madison Hartman's incredible journey back to the basketball court
Greenwood Rangerettes senior guard helps team to the playoffs[read more]