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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 $129,800. More West information.

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3 hrs ago | Gilmer Mirror

Commissioners Court to meet Friday

Upshur County Commissioners Court will consider approving contracts involving governmental grants Friday.


8 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Gas prices, held low by Texas shale, spur other consumer spending

But the current crises in Ukraine and Iraq did not stop the Hughes family from making the two-hour drive to San Antonio to visit the Alamo, have a chicken fried steak lunch and buy fish for their tank before driving home to Corpus Christi.


12 hrs ago | CBS Local

The @CBSDFW Storm Team Blog: Storm Chances as We Start the Weekend

An upper level disturbance moving thru Colorado will track across the Central Plains and be close enough to trigger scattered showers and storms tomorrow and Saturday.


Thu Aug 28, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Judge: Texas school funding still unconstitutional

Round two in the three-year fight over public education funding is over and - to hardly anyone's surprise - the more than 600 school districts suing the state won again.


Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Tech to complete installation of 'Texas Rising' sculpture near West Village

Texas Tech will cut the ribbon on "Texas Rising," a new sculpture collection near the West Village Residence Hall, Friday.


The Austin Chronicle

Jaston Williams

Jaston Williams has stories like West Texas has sand - a vast, seemingly inexhaustible supply that swirls up around you whenever you're near.


Seeking Alpha

CanElson Drilling: Stock Upside To Be Fueled By Strong Growth In 2015

CanElson Drilling has specialty rigs lined for delivery in 2H14 and 1Q15, which will boost the company's FY15 growth.


KREM-TV Spokane

Labor Day gas prices cheapest since 2010

The late summer slide in global crude oil prices will push the cost of U.S. gasoline to its lowest Labor Day level since 2010.



Will WT Expansion Create Parking Problem Downtown?

The streets of Amarillo may get a little crowded in the near future. With West Texas A&M University expanding their downtown campus, parking may become a commodity.


Investor's Business Daily

IPO Leaders: Athlon Grows Quickly In Permian Basin

Don't look now, but several new issues in the energy space have started work on the right sides of bases, including fast-growing oil and gas producer Athlon Energy.


Wed Aug 27, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Ted Cruz' spokeswoman says senator wants to stop Affordable Care Act and secure US borders

Among Ted Cruz' goals while in office are to stop the Affordable Care Act and secure the country's borders, a spokeswoman for the US senator said Wednesday morning.


The Westerner

Texas' historic bison herd has more roaming room

The state's historic bison herd just got more room to roam in a West Texas park.


KSLA-TV Shreveport

FBI raids offices of former college in Texas, NM

FBI agents in West Texas and New Mexico have raided the offices of a former college and the house of its owners as part of an investigation that includes the U.S. Department of Education.


Dallas Observer

Texas Highway Speeds Limits Are the Fastest, but Good Luck Hitting Them

Maybe the image that comes to mind when you picture Texas roads is zipping down a West Texas highway in a pickup truck with a dusty breeze whipping through your hair.


KCBD-TV Lubbock

Garza running again for District 28 senate seat

E.M. Garza has reported no contributions in his campaign for State Senator in District 28, and he says money shouldn't make a difference.


Tue Aug 26, 2014


Seliger announces town hall meetings

For the next two months, state Sen. Kel Seliger will host his annual town hall meetings throughout Senate District 31 and his first stops in the Texas Panhandle will be in Oldham, Hartley and Dallam counties next week.


Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Hungry? For some, it's not as easy as opening the fridge for a snack

The face of hunger in Lubbock County could be any skin color. It could speak one of a dozen languages at home.


Breckenridge American

West TX. Book Festival ends Sept. 27

The 14th annual West Texas Book Festival is slated to continue through to Saturday, Sept.


KUT-FM Austin

Here's a Look Back at Roy Orbison, an Unassuming West Texas Boy Turned Rockstar

Fifty years ago this month, Roy Orbison had his break-out hit "Pretty Woman." The catchy tune about an attractive lady walking by his song became the influence of countless covers and catapulted him into rock-n-roll history.


Austin Times

Texas abortion law could send women across borders

Crossing borders is a part of life in El Paso in far West Texas, where people may walk into Mexico to visit family or commute to New Mexico for work.


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