Reference list of how to help those affected by the explosions in West, Texas.
A Guide to West Texas Wine Country
The High Plains is gaining notoriety as wine country with nearly 90 percent of Texas' wine grapes grown in the region. With more than seven area wineries and five annual wine festivals, West Texas is home to the vineyards, tasting rooms and award-winning wine for wine connoisseurs and amateurs alike. For anyone looking to sample grapes of the Lone Star State in 2018, we've put together a West Texas wine guide. Don't be fooled; while Texas is relatively "new" to grape-growing, we have…
Ultimate guide to a West Texas road trip
Take the long way on a West Texas road trip so you can work in the usual tourist sites plus some more unusual vacation attractions. Here's what to see and how to get there.
Why Cotton Farms in West Texas Are Becoming Vineyards
Dry growing conditions and better revenue potential are among the reasons farmers are making the switch
This West Texas Design Hotel Is the Ultimate Escape
Tucked away in the remote town of Terlingua, the new Willow House uses thoughtfully conceived architecture to underscore the area’s breathtaking natural beauty
How You Can Help the People of West, Texas
The deadly fertilizer plant explosion that rocked the small town of West, Texas, on Wednesday night has resulted in many deaths and at least 160 injured. Even though West is a few hours from us, there are still several ways we can help our fellow Texans Carter BloodCare With dozens of people injured, the most important thing anyone can do at this point to help is donate blood. Any blood types will be accepted, especially if you are A-negative. Click here to find…
West Texas woman turns 100 years old
West Texas woman turns 100 years old, born in 1919 she shares her experiences throughout the century.
How West Texas Became Woodstock for Frackers
A visit to Midland’s “Woodstock for frackers” makes clear why West Texas is home to the hottest oil play in the world.
How An Oil Boom in West Texas Is Reshaping the World
The Permian boom has transformed America's place in global energy markets
How to help West, Texas, blast victims
Find out how you can help those victims affected by the Texas explosion
West Texas A&M University: Visit Discover WT
For more information about Discover WT, call the Office of Admissions at 806-651-2020 or 1-800-99-WTAMU Tentative Schedule of Events* 9-9:45 a.m. Enjoy breakfast on us with current students 9:45 a.m. Welcome in Legacy Hall 9:55 a.m. WTAMU Admissions & Information for the Day 10:10 a.m. Transition time to Classroom Center (CC) – Be sure to pick up your spirit gift 10:20 a.m. Concurrent sessions (to run…
Top 5 receivers to watch in West Texas this fall
A look at five receivers to keep an eye on during the 2018 high school football season in and around San Angelo.
Roommate Etiquette 101 with West Texas A&M University
You’re heading off to college..and moving away from home for the first time. Yay! But now you have to get to know your new roommate. We have some tips on how to share that space, peacefully. For many of us, it was traumatic enough to have to share our bedroom with siblings. And now you’re …
West Texas Friday Night High School Football
Steven Orr from the West Texas Friday Night Scoreboard show on The Chad Hasty Show discussing week 10 in West Texas high school football.
Discover the Natural Beauty and Landscapes of West Texas
Named for a deep sweep in the Rio Grande River that divides the United States and Mexico,the Big Bend country of West Texas is a land of striking beauty - of vast desert expanses, craggy mountains forested with pine and aspen, topped with some of the bluest skies and clearest nights of any place in North America.
13 gangs that have a presence in Midland, West Texas
The following Tier 1 and Tier 2 gangs have a presence in Midland County, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety Gang Threat Assessment.y
How West Texas became the cradle of women’s basketball
Before UConn, the Flying Queens, Texas and Texas Tech dominated the sport.
The Permian Basin Is Booming With Oil. But at What Cost to West Texans?
Though some will reap serious profits, the region's dealing with skyrocketing rents, overcrowded schools, and potholes as big as VW Beetles. Black gold is flowing from the Permian Basin like never before, creating good jobs for many and great fortunes for some. But every boom brings its own set of problems. This time, the costs—skyrocketing rents, overcrowded schools, and potholes as big as VW Beetles—have left many wondering if this is too much of a good thing.
100 Black Men of West Texas to host fundraiser gala
The 100 Black Men of West Texas will host its 19th Annual Scholarship and Awards Gala at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, at Texas Tech's McKenzie-Merket
20 indicted in West Texas-based drug trafficking ring
Prosecutors say 20 people have been indicted and arrested in a West Texas-based drug trafficking and smuggling ring.A federal grand jury in Lubbock indicted the suspects on a charge of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute methamph