The Professional Armed Forces Rodeo Association (PAFRA) will host their World Finals Rodeo for U.S. military men and women at the Midland County Horseshoe Arena.
Police say a man who was reported missing on Sept. 10. has been found safe.
Three people were arrested after deputies served felony warrants earlier this week.
"I think that were a growing program and II just hope that everybody sees that, that we’re up and coming" --- Odessa High Volleyball Coach, Melissa Mudge
The National Weather Service in Midland launches weather balloons twice a day, which becomes more important when storms threaten.
Midland International Airport received its spaceport license in Washington D.C. Wednesday making it the first primary commercial service airport to be certified by the Federal Aviation Administration.
The inaugural Permian Basin Honor Flight landed in Baltimore Wednesday morning.
80 local non-profits and charities could soon see a shortage of a nutritional food -- peanut butter.
If you fill up at any Texaco or Chevron gas station in October, you might help local schools earn extra cash.
Midland firefighters are collecting money to buy coats for local elementary students in need.
The Texas Health Department helps to tackles the touch topic of teen pregnancy in West Texas.
A new Police Chief helms the Ector County ISD police force.
An attempted traffic stop turns into a 15-minute pursuit that started near Odessa High School, police say.
He just keeps going and just keeps playing; I think he’s just a good kid that really enjoys playing football. -- Alpine Bucks Head Coach, Stacey Martin
An electrical fire led to an evacuation at Bowie Junior High School on Wednesday morning, officials say.
This week Coach Narrell gets the boys ready for Monahans.
Midland RockHounds: You just won the 2014 Texas League Championship. What are you going to do now?
An Andrews family can't believe Valrie Stover is gone. Now they warn parents about the danger of bullying, and to be alert for the signs.
Leadership in non-profits and service to our community were the cause for celebration Tuesday.
Odessa police say a 30-year-old woman was found dead as emergency crews arrived Tuesday.
Tropical moisture will move in from the southwest and give the basin a good chance for rain.
Midland College celebrated the Mexican Independence Day with a visit from the former Mexican President Vicente Fox, who spoke about the US-Mexico relationship, oil and gas and immigration.
With a school nearby, they hope a petition will pump the brakes on some of that fast-moving traffic.
HEB is taking children's book donations, as well as hosting a number of literary events at stores throughout the month of September.
Events are scheduled for two of the next three weekends in Odessa and Midland that will help raise money for diabetes research. Registration is still open!
With Adrian Peterson facing child abuse charges, some now call into question corporal punishment. MISD and ECISD still allow corporal punishment and paddling with parents permission, but one man says it needs to be banned.
Commercial State Bank in Odessa was robbed Thursday afternoon and Odessa Police continue to ask for the public's help in this case.
MPD plans to offer free car seats and free safety checks all week.
The Texas Freedom Network has released a review on 43 history, geography and government textbooks proposed to adopted for the upcoming school year.
High temperatures will stay below the 87 degree average through the weekend.
Road work for the five-month long construction project starts soon. Expect delays!
Odessa police say a woman struck her sister with a vase and bit her in the face several times on Sunday.
A chance of rain Monday through Wednesday, with the best chance on Tuesday. High temperatures return to the middle 80's.
The Odessa Police is investigating the stabbing of a 32-year-old man in Odessa early Sunday morning.
Midland, TX (Local Big 2 News) - Honoring the memory of those who lost their battle to cancer while celebrating those that survived and giving hope to the ones going through the disease
MIDLAND, TX (Local Big 2 News) - You may want to rethink sending a text message while behind the wheel.
ODESSA, TX (Local Big 2 News) - Homeless veterans in the Permian Basin were able to get some help to get them back on their feet on Saturday.
MIDLAND, TX - (Local Big 2 News) - It was a celebration of dragonflies and damselflies for the Sibley Nature Center this weekend.
MIDLAND, TX (Local Big 2 News) - November 15th, 2012 forever changed the lives of several military families.
A stabbing leads to a short stand-off Friday afternoon in Odessa.
This four-legged friend puts smiles on second graders faces every Friday at Burnet Elementary School.
The rain Friday is forcing some cancellations and postponements.
Wendy Davis and Greg Abbott get their say on Health and Financial Security Issues.
Flash Flood Watches and Warnings are up across the Permian Basin.
ODESSA, TX (Local Big 2 News) - 13-years after the terrorist attacks in New York City on September 11th, communities across West Texas still gather to remember those lost.
Odessa police say one woman pulled a bag of drugs from her underwear before throwing it, and then kicking it.
Oil and gas drilling and production equipment more than 100 years old is permanently on display at the Permian Basin Petroleum Museum. But years of outdoor wear and tear have caused some of the equipment to rot and fade.
A second strong cold front arrives Friday morning, with rain chances likely by Thursday night, and flash flooding possible in spots.
A look back at portions of the Sept. 11, 2001 evening newscast on Local Big 2 News.
September 11th carries a special meaning for one New Yorker who now calls Midland his home.
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