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New Midland store is kind of a big dill
MIDLAND, Texas (KMID/KPEJ)- Typickle Pickles recently opened its doors in Midland and owner Tyler Brawley said the idea for his shop, full of gourmet pickles and pickled veggies, started when his friends challenged him to make a “better pickle” “Started out in my kitchen…I was just starting a little hobby making pickles hanging out with […]
Midland Road closed Thursday night
MIDLAND COUNTY, Texas — The eastbound right lane of I-20, Midkiff Rd to LP 250 will be closed Thursday night, June 8 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Watch for slow moving vehicles in this work zone.
Front Street intersections closed due to train accident
MIDLAND, Texas (KMID/KPEJ)- The intersections of N. Garfield and Front St. as well as K St. and Front St. were closed at around 1:10pm Wednesday afternoon due to an accident involving a train and a tractor trailer. According to the City of Midland, the driver was able to exit the vehicle without any injuries reported.
Intersection to close for utility improvements
MIDLAND, Texas (KMID/KPEJ)- According to the City of Midland, the intersection of Marienfield Street and Michigan Avenue will be closed starting June 12th. The contractor will start at the intersection, moving west toward A St. The project is expected to take approximately four months to complete. Local businesses and residential access will be maintained from […]
Abilene PD makes arrest in connection with 2005 death of Midland man
The cold case was solved through advancements in DNA technology ABILENE, Texas (KMID/KPEJ)- The Abilene Police Department announced Wednesday that another arrest has been made in connection with the 2005 death of a Midland man. 43-year-old Jose Angel Morales has been charged with First Degree Felony Homicide. In April of 2005, a fight broke out […]
Presidential candidates visit West Texas
STANTON, Texas — Republican presidential candidate and former Governor of South Carolina Nikki Haley stopped by Stanton on Thursday morning to tour an oil rig and talk about energy independence. "The number one thing that any president should look at is national security, and in order to have national...
Owners of Ski Skeller Sports moving on to their next chapter in life
MIDLAND, Texas — Ski Skeller Sports has been a staple in the Midland community for decades. But now, the owners of the store are ready to move on to the next chapter of their lives and are selling the business. The business that would become Ski Skeller Sports was...
Multiple lawsuits follow Trinity School case dismissal
MIDLAND, Texas — Two civil lawsuits are now following the dismissal of the Trinity School case. On April 28, the lawyers for the family of the girl who attended Trinity and said she was touched inappropriately, filed a lawsuit. They are suing for $5 million in damages against the school and administrators.
Keep Midland Beautiful unveils new statue
MIDLAND, Texas — A new statue has been unveiled in the Tall City. The statue is of a little girl holding some balloons while trying to keep them from blowing away in these strong West Texas winds. The statue can be seen at the intersection of Midkiff and Front Street.
97-year-old Midland man is still staying active and volunteering
MIDLAND, Texas (KOSA) -The average retirement age in the State of Texas is 65 years old. Some folks spend the remainder of their days traveling, fishing, or just relaxing at home. Others take a more active approach to their twilight years. At 97 years old one could be forgiven for...
Odessa man charged following alleged Mother’s Day assault, kidnapping
MIDLAND, Texas (KMID/KPEJ)- An Odessa man was arrested on a warrant late last week after investigators said he allegedly assaulted his girlfriend at a Midland gas station, and then drove away with her young child. Samuel Esli Maulas-Torres, 38, has been charged with Aggravated Kidnapping. According to court documents, around 4:00 a.m. on May 14, […]
MPD provides update on investigation after human remains were found last year
MIDLAND, Texas (KMID/KPEJ) The Midland Police Department provided an update into an investigation centered around identifying human remains found late last year. On December 30, 2022, officers responded to the 1700 block of E Texas after possible human remains were found in the area. MPD confirmed that the bones found were, in fact, human and may […]
INTERVIEW: Mex Tex Family Fiesta
MIDLAND, Texas (KOSA) - Saturday, June 10th the 36h annual Mex Tex Family Fiesta will take place at 3 p.m. in Centennial Park. The event will feature performances by Michael Salgado, Jaime De Anda, the Latin Breed, and Conjunto Bandits. The family fiesta is the Midland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s...
Midland native supports a 123-year tradition of service under the sea
KINGS BAY, GA. Submariners make up only 10 percent of the U.S. Navy’s personnel, but they play a critical role in carrying out one of the Defense Department’s most important missions: strategic deterrence. Petty Officer 2nd Class Tristan Bollinger, a native of Midland is one of the sailors supporting a 123-year tradition of service under the sea to help ensure Americans’ safety.
Boutique Store Owner’s Trailer gets stolen leaving business in tough position
MIDLAND, Texas (KOSA) - On May 28, two men broke into a storage facility in Midland and stole ZJoxaCo owner and founder Laverne Woroschuk’s trailer which had property for her Boutique Business. The stolen property puts a financial strain on Laverne and her company. Woroschuk and her fiance Steven...
Peaceful protest held at Midland County Courthouse for prolonged murder case
MIDLAND, Texas — Friends and family members of Joshua Salcido want him to be remembered as a kind little brother and a friend to all. "I'm like, 10 years older than him," said Josh's cousin Alexus Salcido. "He was like, our baby brother, he was a great kid. We got to see him, see his first words, steps in the world, it is very hard to know that. His birthday was this past Saturday, he just turned 17. It's really hard to know that I won't, we won't ever get to spend another birthday with him."
IDEA Public Schools offering free summer meals to children 18 and under
With one campus each in Odessa and Midland, IDEA Public Schools is offering summer meals through July 21. Summer meals include breakfast and lunch and must be eaten in the cafeteria of any IDEA campus Monday through Friday. Breakfast is served from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. and lunch from...
Local group uses love of horses to help people in need
MIDLAND, Texas (KMID/KJEP)- Starlight Therapeutic Center are using horses to help those in need. Therapy is beneficial to those affected by cognitive and physical alignments regardless of age. For more information on how to donate or receive more specific information check out their website.
Dr. Howard to serve on TASA Legislative Committee
MIDLAND, Texas (KMID/KPEJ)- Midland ISD Superintendent, Stephanie Howard, has been appointed to serve on the Texas Association of School Administrators Legislative Committee, providing MISD a voice at the state level. Nearly a century old, TASA is a professional organization focused on developing and promoting superintendents and other administrators so they are able to become future-focused […]
A celebration long overdue: A Midland woman earns her high school diploma 43 years later!
MIDLAND, TX. (KMID/KPEJ) – “It was amazing, it was incredible. I thought wow there really is a program. It was like a miracle,” said Teresa Ramirez. High school graduation is a big milestone in anyone’s life, but sometimes life just gets in the way. One West Texas woman made it her mission though, and 43 […]
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