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Friday Sep 12 | Sleepless in Midland

Fox Friday 9-12-14 -- Fox outfoxes feral cat

Welcome to Fox Friday, the collection of the best of the previous seven days of urban fox photographs at an undisclosed feeding station in central Midland, Texas. The biggest problem the foxes have, at least at this particular station, is competition from feral cats.


Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Family Badge

Permian Basin Businessman Pleads Guilty to Federal Wire Fraud Charges

James Edward "Jasper" Jones, age 44, of Midland, TX, faces up to 20 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to two wire fraud charges in connection with a cattle purchasing scheme announced United States Attorney Robert Pitman and FBI Special Agent in Charge Douglas E. Lindquist. According to court records, for approximately one year beginning in March 2011, Henry Resources retained Jones, doing business as Stampede Ranch and Lease Management , to manage several of its ranching properties in West Texas.



Huskers Open Fall Season at Midland

The Nebraska women's tennis team will open its fall season at the Racquet Club Collegiate Invitational in Midland, Texas, Sept. 12-14.


Sleepless in Midland

Developers end downtown tower project -- so without gov incentives...

The morning paper tell us that the developers have dropped out of the Energy Tower proposal that would have put one or two skyscrapers in the spot where the abandoned courthouse now sits in downtown Midland, Texas. See Energy Tower developers announce end of project .



Reflecting on 9/11 & how our freedom was hijacked

THIS YEAR'S 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks is the first one since the May opening of the museum at the National September 11 Memorial at the former World Trade Center site in lower Manhattan. Visitors there can see significant and trivial reminders of that day - from the wallets of the dead and the dust-encrusted boots of rescue workers to the farewell letter written in Arabic by some of the al Qaeda terrorists - but for some the museum's lasting impression is its assertive and perhaps suffocating security.


Sat Sep 06, 2014

The Salinas Californian

Eiffel Tower appears on the Moss Landing horizonEiffel Tower appears...

Eiffel Tower appears on the Moss Landing horizon Moss Landing artist creates a Eiffel Tower instead of going to Paris. Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1oaOMSQ Being in Paris, in fact, was high on the minds of Glen and Judy O'Neil, owners of Gallery Imagine in Moss Landing.


Fri Sep 05, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

Gardening with Laurie: Consider a cover crop if ... an hour ago

This time of year many gardeners are preparing for their fall vegetable gardens. Many gardeners say the fall garden is always their best.


Sleepless in Midland

Fox Friday 9-5-14

Welcome to Fox Friday, a collection of the best photos of the urban foxes from the previous seven days from the secret feeding station in Midland, Texas. Fox Friday was a day late last week, so this one is a day short.


The Record-Courier

County offers $172,000 to manager

Balking at a $180,000 a year proposed salary, county commissioners haggled for two hours before deciding on $172,000, which was $2,000 a year less than Nichols was making in Midland, Texas. With an average 32-percent benefit package, the lower salary brings the cost to the county to $227,000 a year.


Tue Sep 02, 2014


Driving with Headlights

Driving a car at night without headlights is dangerous. It's also reckless, inconsiderate and a slew of other adjectives.


Sun Aug 31, 2014


Last in Line wants you to join them on a Pop Punk Adventour

Pennsylvania pop-punk band Last in Line has announced a headlining tour with Scream Out Loud, The Black Market Club and Eye the Realist called the Pop Punk Adventour.


Sat Aug 30, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Is It Just Me?: Leadership Tyler bringing author of a The Servant,a Hunter, to speak

Something special is going to happen in Tyler on Sept. 9. Leadership Tyler has decided to bring James Hunter, author of The Servant to its annual luncheon.


Fri Aug 29, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Eagle Energy Trust Announces Closing of Sale of Permian Properties

The Disposition means Eagle's go-forward corporate product mix moves from about 82% oil to 96% oil, which is expected to increase its average netback per barrel of oil equivalent.


Thu Aug 28, 2014


XCOR Aerospace's Private Lynx Space Plane to Get New Texas Home

Lynx could launch on its first test flights later this year. The hangar renovations kicked off during an Aug. 15 ceremony in Midland, Texas - the heart of XCOR's development and manufacturing operations - at the Midland International Airport.


Wed Aug 27, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

New Courtyard by Marriott opens its doors

The new Courtyard by Marriott opened Thursday. It is located north of Marsha Sharp Freeway, near Texas Tech's campus.


Tue Aug 26, 2014

El Paso Times

Gov. Rick Perry: To deter grousing, state won't pay legal fees

Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks to the media Tuesday Aug. 26, 2014, following the ground breaking ceremony for OXY Midland Office Complex in Midland, Texas.


Mon Aug 25, 2014

Gilmer Mirror

West Texas Energy Bills Show Boom's Unexpected Costs

Jeff Salmon had never put much thought into the electric grid. But that changed in June 2012, when an electric bill put Frontier Texas - the Abilene museum and welcome center he runs to help patrons relive the Old West - nearly $3,300 over budget, a figure equivalent to entrance fees for an extra 620 visitors.


Fri Aug 22, 2014

Sleepless in Midland

Fox Friday 8-22-14 -- Crouching Tiger, Hidden Fox

Welcome to Fox Friday, a collection of the best photos of the urban foxes from the previous seven nights at the secret feeding station in Midland, Texas.


Big Spring Herald

Names released of pair killed in oil field accident

The identification of two men who were killed in an oilfield-related accident in Mitchell county have been released by the Mitchell County Sheriff's Office.


Courier News

EDITORIAL: Override of fracking veto responsible choice

EDITORIAL: Override of fracking veto responsible choice Republican lawmakers need to stand up to Gov. Christie and keep toxic waste out of NJ Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1oX1REk A jar holding wastewater from hydraulic fracturing is held up to the light at a recycling site in Midland, Texas, in September.



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