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West, Texas is located in McLennan County. Zip codes in West, TX include 76691. The median home price in West is $129,900. More West information.

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1 hr ago | Star-Telegram.com

Botanists love it: A new plant species found in Valentine

A new species of plant has been found in the remote West Texas town of Valentine.


5 hrs ago | CultureMap

Fire water and art: High-priced tequila fuels a Marfa party in Houston

Where: The Houston home of Jeff Fort, who divides his time between the big city and his ranch near Marfa.


9 hrs ago | KTEN-TV Denison

Foul play ruled out in body found at Abilene lake

Investigators have ruled out foul play in the death of a swimsuit-wearing woman whose body was discovered at a West Texas lake.


13 hrs ago | Ag Professional

Investigator shares discoveries from West Fertilizer

A fertilizer plant surrounded by homes, schools, and a hospital. A chemical tank that was externally examined but not drained of liquid for a more thorough inspection.


18 hrs ago | HGTV

Chip and Joanna build a West, Texas mother her dream home.

Fixer Upper hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines create the perfect new abode for a Texas mom after her former home was destroyed by the fertilizer-plant explosion in West, Texas.


22 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

Lucky dog twice escapes tragedy, but she and owner left without home

A fire destroyed her home and main source of transportation last week, but Yvette Childers says she still has her best friend.


Thu Jul 10, 2014

KVII-TV Amarillo

West Texas facility could be used for illegal immigrants

An empty detention center in Littlefield, Texas is being considered as housing for the overflow of illegal immigrants in the state.


Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Renowned Christian author to address thousands at United Supermarkets Arena this weekend

Jennifer Burke, city coordinator for the "Living Proof Live" event, described Moore as a speaker who's "very in-depth" but "very easy to understand."


Editor & Publisher

Hearst Names West Texas Regional Vice President

Jeff Brown has been vice president of sales at the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal and A-J Media, which is part of Morris Communications, for nearly seven years.



Texas Jury Summons Scam Demands Payments Via PayPal

A jury summons scam has surfaced in West Texas in which a caller demands payment of a $1,000 fine via PayPal and threatens arrest if the fine isn't paid.


North Texas e-News

McKinney Repertory Theatre presents its annual melodrama The Belle of West Texas

The villain is back and boy howdy there's trouble! He is trying once again to swindle people out of their much needed and hard-earned money.


Wed Jul 09, 2014


Permian Basin production up 59 percent since a 07

A pumpjack rocks back and forth as the sun sets Wednesday April 2, 2014 in Stanton, Texas.



Former TTU Vice Chancellor Announces Run for District 28 Senate

Today, former Texas Tech Vice Chancellor, Senior Advisor to President George W. Bush, and lifelong West Texas conservative Jodey Arrington formally announced his candidacy in the Special Election to replace State Senator Robert Duncan .


KHOU-TV Houston

Texas city using treated wastewater for drinking

As much of Texas grapples with lingering drought, a second city in the Lone Star State has begun reusing treated wastewater in a state-approved recycling process to bolster drinking supplies.


KXAN-TV Austin

Former jail eyed as center for migrant children

Young boys sleep in a holding cell where hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children are being processed and held at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, in Nogales, Ariz.


KHOU-TV Houston

Jury summons scam in West Texas uses PayPal

A jury summons scam in West Texas has gone high-tech with a caller demanding payment of a $1,000 fine via PayPal or the person faces arrest.



Koch-Funded Texas Gubernatorial Candidate Limits Public Chemical Disclosure After Deadly Explosion

Shortly after the anniversary of the 2013 fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 people, wounded 226, and upended a large portion of the small town of West, Texas, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board said the incident was preventable and that it resulted from the failure of a company to take the necessary steps to avert it.



Costco Karma: Dinesh D'Souza's 'America' Book...

Shortly after Costco announced that it was removing Dinesh D'Souza's book, "America: Imagine A World Without Her," from its stores, it soared to #1 on Amazon.Com .


Tue Jul 08, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

West residents fight decision to raze historic school building

A recent decision to knock down the original high school building in West, Texas is drawing the ire of a growing number of citizens.


KHOU-TV Houston

2 killed in West Texas when big rig strikes car

OCTOBER 21: A Royal Mail lorry arrives at a temporary Royal Mail sorting depot on October 21 2009 in Bristol.


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