Kermit, TX

HIGHLIGHTS: Reagan County defeats Kermit in overtime

BIG LAKE, Texas (KMID/KPEJ) – Reagan County sneaks by Kermit 23-20 in a thrilling overtime victory, capped off by a 47-yard field goal by AJ Avalos. Reagan County moves to 3-2 before opening district play against Forsan (4-1). Kermit falls to 2-4 ahead of its district opener against Lamesa. Watch the video above for highlights.
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Traffic alerts for week of Oct. 1, 2022

WINKLER COUNTY: SH 302 Bridge Project at SH 115 in Kermit – The westbound right-hand main lane over SH 115 remains closed for the week of Oct. 3. All other main lanes and service roads are open. Be alert to warning signs and drive with caution through this construction zone.

Midland man killed in Ward Co crash

WARD COUNTY, Texas (KMID/KPEJ)- The Texas Department of Public Safety has identified a man killed in a crash Thursday in Ward County as Allan Salas, 30, of Midland. Salas died at the scene.  Around 6:30 p.m. on September 29, DPS troopers responded to the scene of the crash on Ranch to Market Road 2355, one […]

Man indicted on intoxication manslaughter charge

A former Monahans resident has been indicted on an intoxication manslaughter charge in the January death of a 28-year-old Denton man. Raul Villanueva, 36, was driving east in the westbound lanes of Interstate 20 when he struck a vehicle being driven by Arnoldo De Las Rosa head-on about 15 miles east of Monahans shortly before 3 a.m., according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Ignoring red light leads to arrest

A driver who ignored a red light wound up being arrested on felony drug charges Saturday morning. According to a Texas Department of Public Safety report, a trooper saw Patrick Markus Bourgeois, 31, disregard the red light at TX-Spur 588 and Business Interstate 20 around 7:30 a.m. Saturday and pulled him over. When the trooper approached the pickup truck, Bourgeois was acting nervous, looking “frantically” around the truck and denied having a gun even though another trooper had already seen it, the report stated.

Band of the Week: Forsan

ODESSA, Texas (KOSA) - This weeks battle for Band of the Week was between Forsan and Kermit with 11,030 total votes. The Buffalo band took home the banner tonight with 1,000 more votes than the Yellowjackets. You can see the band in action above.

HIGHLIGHTS: Forsan vs. Kermit

KERMIT, Texas (KOSA) - The Kermit Yellow Jackets hosted the Forsan Buffaloes earlier today. Take a look at the highlights below for a more in-depth look!

HIGHLIGHTS: Wink dominates Water Valley to remain undefeated

WATER VALLEY, Texas (KMID/KPEJ) – Quarterback Kanon Gibson leads Wink to a big win (60-16) over Water Valley, upholding their undefeated record (5-0). This was the first district game for the Wink Wildcats in 2A Division II District 5. Wink has the week off next week before hosting El Dorado Oct. 7. Watch the video […]

Play of the Week: outstanding catch made by Jaden Bejarano

ODESSA, Texas (KOSA) - The Kermit Yellowjackets defeated the Forsan Buffaloes 14-13 in a close game. It was an impressive win for the Yellowjackets but perhaps more impressive was a catch made by Jaden Bejarano. The outstanding catch is CBS7′s Play of the Week. Watch the play above.

The Departed comes back to the Basin

The last time Cody Canada and The Departed performed in the Permian Basin, a fight broke out in the crowd. That was during the band’s performance at the Red Dirt Road Show in Monahans back in May. The incident did nothing to keep Canada from coming back to the...

Athlete of the Week: Monahans quarterback Cheno Navarrette

MONAHANS, Texas (KMID/KPEJ) – Monahans junior quarterback Cheno Navarrette wins ABC Big 2’s/Fox 24’s Athlete of the Week award for Week 4. Navarrette helped lead the Loboes to their first win of the season over Snyder on homecoming, 48-21. The junior quarterback’s standout statistic was his five rushing touchdowns in the first half of the […]

Police investigating aggravated assault and robbery in Monahans

MONAHANS, Texas — Friday, Monahans Police Department were dispatched to a Kent Kwik at 2113 South Stockton Ave in response to a reported aggravated assault and robbery. Once the officers got there, the individuals involved had already left, travelling South on S. Stockton, also getting involved in a single vehicle crash in the 2900 block of S. Stockton.

One dead and one hospitalized after crash in Ward County

WARD COUNTY, Texas (KOSA) - According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, Allan Salas, was killed in an accident in Ward County. According to the DPS report, Salas was traveling east on RM 2355 when his Ford F-250 began to skid causing him to cross into the westbound lanes and strike another truck head-on.
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Shellman brings energy to Jal hoops

For John ‘Patrick’ Shellman, life changed in an instant. That’s because what started as a joke swiftly turned into a career change. Shellman, who had a coaching connection to Jal, saw that the Lady Panthers girls basketball team was looking for a head coach after Dusty Loftis stepped down. While en route to a club basketball tournament in San Antonio on the Thursday before Father’s Day weekend, Shellman made a joke on Facebook about the job opening. The next day he was on the phone with Jal superintendent Brian Snider, discussing the possibility of being the person to succeed Loftis. The following Monday, Shellman was in Jal, talking with Loftis about possibly being hired for the job. He verbally committed that afternoon and was moving, along with his eight-year-old son, to Jal from Anson, Texas on Tuesday of the following week.