The Public Education Grant (PEG) program allows parents whose children attend under-performing schools to request that their children transfer to schools in other districts.
ODESSA, TX (Local Big 2 News) - Turkey, potatoes, gravy and dessert! The fixings for holiday meal filled with good cheer.
The Ministry serves Christmas dinner to hundreds each year. It's a place where tradition means everything.
A semi gets stuck under an overpass in Odessa Christmas Eve afternoon.
One person gets shot in the back in their own home in Alpine, Tuesday night.
UPDATE: Odessa police say they arrested Clive Afflick Jr. on Thursday morning.
Highs in the lower to middle 60's.
One non-profit organization helps with a few much needed home repairs. .
The Midland Fairfield Inn & Suites is participating in this program.
A chilly northwesterly wind Wednesday will keep temperatures chilly, but winds become southwesterly Thursday, warming temperatures up for Christmas day.
ODESSA, TX (Local Big 2 News) - "The longer you have that heart attack, the more muscle that dies," said Brenda Neckels, divisional director of the Center for Heart Disease for Medical Center Health System.
Many counties and cities here in West Texas are tying up lose ends before Christmas and the end of the year.
Odessa Fire/Rescue and Police responded to a one vehicle crash in the 5400 block of Andrews Highway at 6:37 a.m. today.
Amarillo Police have issued a warrant charging Trent Michael Cook with first degree felony theft, theft over $200,000.
During the holidays some companies like to give back to the community and this year is no different. .
Morning lows in the 20's and daytime highs near 50 degrees Wednesday.
Temperatures cool off considerably today, but warm air returns by Christmas.
Midland police are investigating a fatal accident that occurred Monday morning on FM 1788 south of Highway 191.
A new video visitation system proposed by the Midland County Sheriff's Department, will make it easier than ever for inmates to see their loved ones.
A Colorado man is dead following a single engine plane crash near Goldsmith Monday.
Highs near 45 degrees Tuesday.
The Commissioners figured out the fate of a few old show barns in the county.
Temperatures Monday afternoon will reach the upper 60's again, but then a cold front crosses overnight, dropping temperatures drastically.
Residents on Shiloh Road hope to spread a little holiday cheer this Christmas season through the use of christmas lights
Temperatures will be well above average again Monday afternoon, but a cold front overnight Monday will drop high temperatures by 20+ degrees by Tuesday.
Marine Corporal Jonathan “Jacob” Smith was welcomed home Sunday with a special surprise dinner organized by his family.
Think twice before you bite into a caramel apple this Christmas!
Many people may be going to Christmas parties around this time of year and DPS wants to remind you before you get behind the wheel - stay alive, don't drink and drive.
It was a bittersweet morning for local listeners across West Texas as they listened to radio legends Mike and Dana give their final farewell.
ODESSA, TX (Local Big 2 News) - It was a packed house as Odessa residents aired their concerns.
A man faces a sexual assault charge in Odessa after police say he forced himself on a woman in a car.
ODESSA, TX (Local Big 2 News) - One group looks to improve relations between the police and community.
South Ector County Assistant Volunteer Fire Chief David Paul Avary faces two counts of indecency with a child.
A Midland county murder trial results in a conviction for a man in a 2013 shooting death, officials say.
Highs in the lower 50's Friday.
The price of oil is the lowest it's ever been in years and yet, energy companies in the Permian Basin are making huge monetary contributions during the holidays.
CanElson Drilling has decided it's more important to give than receive this holiday season.
ODESSA, TX (Local Big 2 News) - "We can't be everywhere, we can't be on every road, so you need to drive as safely as you can," said Gene Powell, public information officer for the Texas Department of Transportation.
Police are still searching near Bruceville-Eddy for the man who shot a KCEN meteorologist multiple times Wednesday morning.
An over-height load struck the arm of a signal on the northeast-bound frontage road of Loop 250 at Tremont.
An El Paso state representative files a bill making possession of an ounce or less of marijuana a $100 fine instead of a criminal offense. However, Sheriff Gary Painter opposes the bill.
Possible rain Thursday night and Friday morning.
Odessa police say one of the kids was found barefoot in a high school parking lot.
An officer who has been with Midland police for more than nine years was found dead Monday night after what investigators are calling a murder-suicide shooting. His wife was also believed to be dead but now the city says they are uncertain of her condition.
MIDLAND, TX (Local Big 2 News) - It's a view you don't normally see.
Midland ISD will say goodbye to two leaders at the end of this semester.
The City of Midland still considering stricter rules for electronic billboards, but the new rules may land the city in court.
Highs in the lower 60's under partly sunny skies.
Midland police say an account has been set up for the couple's toddlers.
MIDLAND -- MIDLAND -- The Midland County Horseshoe Arena & Pavilion will officially open the New Pavilion Feb. 7, 2014 with the number one best-selling comedian in the world, Jeff Foxworthy!
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