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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 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

Historical inn offers unique experience for Seagraves visitors

Founded in Seagraves in the early 1900s, the Simpson Inn Alehouse is not only still standing, but it is still operating as originally intended.


6 hrs ago | The Wilson County News

The Economist: Water worries

Disclaimer: The author of this entry is responsible for this content, which is not edited by the Wilson County News or wilsoncountynews.com.


11 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Texas abortions down 13 percent

The number of abortions in Texas went down 13 percent since new restrictive laws went into effect, a study released today has found.


15 hrs ago | Graham Leader

Summer heat banishes buzzards temporarily

West Texas summer heat is doing at least one good thing for Graham: driving away a troublesome vulture infestation.


17 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Lubbock leaders to hear back from bond committee; talk could include tornado sirens

Residents of Lubbock can likely expect recommendations for another bond election along with board appointments and addressing the city's housing and development needs at Thursday's City Council meeting.


Wed Jul 23, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

West Texas Workforce Solutions praises legislation aimed at closing 'skill gap'

That is what Martin Aguirre, chief executive officer of Workforce Solutions South Plains, said of Tuesday's signing of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act to help connect employees with employers.



WT's Annual Kickoff Luncheon Scheduled for Thursday, August 21st

Following the most successful athletic and academic season in school history, the West Texas A&M Athletic Department invites members of Buff Nation to join us for the annual WT Athletics Kickoff Luncheon scheduled for Thursday, August 21st at I Don't Know Sports Bar & Grill in Amarillo beginning at 11:45 a.m. Tickets for the event are $15 and ONLY ... (more)


KUT-FM Austin

Report: New Law Led to Statewide Drop in Abortions

The number of abortions in Texas decreased by about 13 percent statewide and 21 percent in the Lower Rio Grande Valley following the passage of strict abortion regulations that went into effect last November, according to a report that academic researchers released Wednesday.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Texas man gets life sentence for fatal shootings

A West Texas man has avoided a possible death sentence after accepting a plea deal in the fatal shooting of his estranged wife and her brother.


ABA Journal

Man charged with murder after body is found at Texas trial firm

A man who listed a West Texas trial and criminal defense law firm as his home address was charged with murder after a body was found there early Wednesday.


Wise County Messenger Online

Like its maker, Poe's work breaks the mold

Roxie Poe pulls several still-warm, resplendent blue and brown, glass-infused jewelry pieces out of the kiln in her garage.



Body found in Lubbock law office, person detained

Police answering a call about an after-hours disturbance at a West Texas law office have discovered a man's body and detained another person for questioning.


Investor's Business Daily

Diamondback Energy Tests Support Line Amid Long Run-Up

The successful test of the key support level technically puts Diamondback in a secondary buy range for investors who bought at the 76.82 buy point .


Tue Jul 22, 2014

Hispanic Business

Crude Energy Targets Prolific Wolfcamp Formation

The 640-acre site is located near in West Texas, one of the most oil-rich regions in the country.



MSU Volleyball Picked 6th in LSC Poll

Midwestern State was picked to finish sixth in the race for the 2014 Lone Star Conference championship Tuesday when the league released its annual preseason poll, as picked by the league's coaches and sports information directors as well as select media members.


Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Crafthouse finds its niche with English-pub feel, craft brews, traditional foods with a twist

Please take our A-J Media audience survey and win a chance at $100 gift card. Just click on "More" Crafthouse's brisket sandwich is a roast brisket with yellow bbq sauce, cheddar cheese, and loaded potato salad, served with house made fries.


Hotel Interactive

Aries Capital Arranges $4.8 Million Loan For A New Mainstay Suites In Midland, TX

Aries Capital is pleased to announce that Leonard Smith, senior vice president, from the firm's Houston office has completed a $4.8 million loan for a new MainStay Suites hotel in Midland, Texas.



Once in a lifetime opportunity to see Paul McCartney at small Texas venue

Sir Paul McCartney's summer has been a long and winding one. After falling ill while touring Japan in May, McCartney postponed the Texas dates of his U.S. tour, which was slated to kick off in the West Texas music mecca of Lubbock in June.


Mon Jul 21, 2014

El Paso Times


"I had no one to tell me how to deal with it," Gaddy said. "I looked for help, but it just wasn't out there.



Pilot dies in West Texas plane crash

The Texas Department of Public Safety on Monday did not immediately release the name of the man who died in the crash in Nolan County.



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