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Past articles by Chelsey:

Midland woman shares concerns on last day to renew DACA

Thursday was the deadline for those to renew their enrollment in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program for another two years. Through this program, children who entered the coun... → Read More

How to spot a car with flood damage

As many are dealing with the damage of Hurricane Harvey, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is warning Texans about scams. There may be some people taking advantage and trying to sell you a flood → Read More

Midland girl's hilarious illustration of "middle-aged Batman" be

It's a picture that's been shared across the Internet. Batman sporting a "dad bod" on the beach. It appears he may have hung up his cape and is taking some time off from fighting crime. → Read More

TxDOT project on Loop 250 helping with drainage issues

As it pours down in the Permian Basin, TxDOT Can evaluate their work from a multi-million dollar project. They are doing major work on Loop 250 to improve the service roads,... → Read More

Local students bring carnival to nursing home

It was a fun filled morning for some elderly Midlanders. Since many of the residents of Senior Care of Midland are bound to wheelchairs, local students brought a carnival to them. It's a change of ... → Read More

Midland resident recalls devastating earthquakes

2 earthquakes, exactly 32 years apart brought devastation to Mexico. One family in Midland is feeling the effects. They remember Sept. 19 as a day of chaos, as they struggled to get in contact with → Read More

National Night Out approaching, Odessa police in need of block p

National Night Out is quickly approaching. On Oct. 3, residents across the country will host block parties, aimed at bringing the community together with law enforcement. → Read More

West Texans' allergies starting to flare up

If you've noticed more people not feeling well lately, you're not alone. The beginning of fall is a busy time for doctors. That's when everyone's allergies start to flare up. → Read More

Midland teacher using popular songs and dance to teach students

A Midland teacher is doing something a little unconventional. She's incorporated song and dance into her English classroom. Since then, she's seen more excitement from her students. → Read More

Midland firefighters prepare for stair climb in honor of 9/11

The Midland Fire Department is preparing for their annual stair climb for the victims of 9/11. They will be climbing more than 100 flights in 80 pounds of gear. → Read More

Atmospheric water generation company helping Harvey victims

Contaminated water and shortages are always a concern during natural disasters like Hurricane Harvey. One company might have the solution to problem and its floating in the very air we breathe. → Read More

Atmospheric water company unveils new technology in Colorado Cit

New technology to make water was unveiled in Colorado City on Wednesday. The company behind it has been around for 3 years. Mainly offering their services to the military, now they are figuring → Read More

Midland family back home after being stuck on cruise ship during

A family is now back home in Midland after being stuck at sea during Hurricane Harvey. Their 7-day cruise turned into a week and a half long trip. → Read More

Arrest made after woman shot to death at Odessa apartment comple

An arrest has been made after a woman was shot to death in her apartment yesterday night just before 11 p.m. → Read More

After sending trailers with donations to South Texas, Odessa wom

West Texans have stepped up for their neighbors in south Texas, donating food, water, and personal items. Now that the storm has passed, clean up is beginning in many grief stricken areas and one w... → Read More

Medical resort, oil companies team up to take medical supply don

As donations for food, water, and clothes roll in across the Basin, many may not think of other essential items lot in flood waters. → Read More

H-E-B: No local gas shortage in the area

As rumors swirl around social media about gas supply in the area, H-E-B says there is no current shortage. → Read More

Odessa Salvation Army preparing to send mobile kitchen to feed H

The Salvation Army of Odessa is preparing to send their mobile kitchen to feed Harvey victims and they aren't the only ones. The Salvation Army has already served thousands of meals in the wake of ... → Read More

Organization giving mortgage-free home to marine, injured Midlan

It's almost been a year since Officer Jake Churchwell was in a tragic accident that left him in a wheelchair. He's also a former marine and a local organization that helps veterans is giving him a ... → Read More

Midland Fire Department program teaches citizens, businesses wha

From 2000 to 2015, there were more than 200 active shooter situations in the country and with recent tragedies, the Midland Fire Department is training the public on how to stay safe. In a split s... → Read More