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KPLC Lake Charles
Airsoft gun found in ECISD student’s backpackEctor County Independent School District is asking parents to be aware of what
Airsoft gun found in ECISD student’s backpack
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted yesterday
Ector County Independent School District is asking parents to be aware of what is in their child’s backpack after a student at Bowie Middle School took an airsoft gun to school. Three students reported to an assistant principal Friday morning they... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Midland County has first day of early voting, changes to voter identificationthe proposed tax rate would cost you an additional $46.50 per year, which comes
Midland County has first day of early voting, changes to voter identification
KXXV Waco / Posted 3 days ago
the proposed tax rate would cost you an additional $46.50 per year, which comes out to about $3.88 a month. Meanwhile, Ector County is gearing up for what the state of Texas believes will be a record breaking election day. There are some... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Midland County has first day of early voting, changes to voter identificationthe proposed tax rate would cost you an additional $46.50 per year, which comes
Midland County has first day of early voting, changes to voter identification
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 3 days ago
the proposed tax rate would cost you an additional $46.50 per year, which comes out to about $3.88 a month. Meanwhile, Ector County is gearing up for what the state of Texas believes will be a record breaking election day. There are some... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Midland County has first day of early voting, changes to voter identificationthe proposed tax rate would cost you an additional $46.50 per year, which comes
Midland County has first day of early voting, changes to voter identification
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 3 days ago
the proposed tax rate would cost you an additional $46.50 per year, which comes out to about $3.88 a month. Meanwhile, Ector County is gearing up for what the state of Texas believes will be a record breaking election day. There are some... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Grace McDonald to be extradited back to OdessaGrace McDonald, who is accused of plotting the March shooting deaths of her par
Grace McDonald to be extradited back to Odessa
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 3 days ago
Grace McDonald, who is accused of plotting the March shooting deaths of her parents, will be headed back to Ector County. Grace is expected to be extradited back to Ector County before the end of September. Both her and her brother, Gabe, are... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Ector Co. Hospital District tax rate increase discussed at public meetingAs they face a two and a half million dollar deficit, the Ector County Hospital
Ector Co. Hospital District tax rate increase discussed at public meeting
KXXV Waco / Posted 3 days ago
As they face a two and a half million dollar deficit, the Ector County Hospital District is looking at an increased tax rate to help cover the costs. The 36% hike would equal $11.78 per month, totaling $141.40 per year for an average Ector County... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Ector Co. Hospital District tax rate increase discussed at public meetingAs they face a two and a half million dollar deficit, the Ector County Hospital
Ector Co. Hospital District tax rate increase discussed at public meeting
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 3 days ago
As they face a two and a half million dollar deficit, the Ector County Hospital District is looking at an increased tax rate to help cover the costs. The 36% hike would equal $11.78 per month, totaling $141.40 per year for an average Ector County... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Tax rate increase discussed at public meetingAre you willing to pay 140 more dollars in taxes? The Ector County Hospital Dis
Tax rate increase discussed at public meeting
KXXV Waco / Posted 4 days ago
Are you willing to pay 140 more dollars in taxes? The Ector County Hospital District sure hopes so. They are facing a two and a half million dollar deficit and proposed an increased tax rate to help cover the costs Tim Harry, a resident said "I'm... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Tax rate increase discussed at public meetingAre you willing to pay 140 more dollars in taxes? The Ector County Hospital Dis
Tax rate increase discussed at public meeting
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 4 days ago
Are you willing to pay 140 more dollars in taxes? The Ector County Hospital District sure hopes so. They are facing a two and a half million dollar deficit and proposed an increased tax rate to help cover the costs Tim Harry, a resident said "I'm... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Tax rate increase discussed at public meetingAre you willing to pay 140 more dollars in taxes? The Ector County Hospital Dis
Tax rate increase discussed at public meeting
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 4 days ago
Are you willing to pay 140 more dollars in taxes? The Ector County Hospital District sure hopes so. They are facing a two and a half million dollar deficit and proposed an increased tax rate to help cover the costs Tim Harry, a resident said "I'm... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Man found guilty of tampering with evidence in connection with Nov. 2012 Odessa shootingAn Ector County jury has reached a verdict for one man accused of murder and ot
Man found guilty of tampering with evidence in connection with Nov. 2012 Odessa shooting
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 4 days ago
An Ector County jury has reached a verdict for one man accused of murder and other charges. Eric Hill was found guilty of tampering or fabricating physical evidence following a Nov. 2012 shooting at the MCM Elegante Hotel. Hill was found not guilty... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Elementary student found by strangers after mistakenly walking away from his school'Luckily these people brought him back.'" It happened when the mother picked u
Elementary student found by strangers after mistakenly walking away from his school
FOX Carolina / Posted 4 days ago
'Luckily these people brought him back.'" It happened when the mother picked up her son early for a dentist appointment. Ector County I.S.D. said the little boy misunderstood when his teacher told him his mom was there. Instead of going to the... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Elementary student found by strangers after mistakenly walking away from his school'Luckily these people brought him back.'" It happened when the mother picked u
Elementary student found by strangers after mistakenly walking away from his school
KXXV Waco / Posted 5 days ago
'Luckily these people brought him back.'" It happened when the mother picked up her son early for a dentist appointment. Ector County I.S.D. said the little boy misunderstood when his teacher told him his mom was there. Instead of going to the... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Elementary student found by strangers after mistakenly walking away from his school'Luckily these people brought him back.'" It happened when the mother picked u
Elementary student found by strangers after mistakenly walking away from his school
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 5 days ago
'Luckily these people brought him back.'" It happened when the mother picked up her son early for a dentist appointment. Ector County I.S.D. said the little boy misunderstood when his teacher told him his mom was there. Instead of going to the... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
No indictment for local manAn Ector County grand jury did not indict a San Angelo man accused of fatally p
No indictment for local man
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 5 days ago
An Ector County grand jury did not indict a San Angelo man accused of fatally punching another man in Odessa. Christopher Anson Barger, 41, was charged with murder in the death of Eugene Hanes, 43, who died from injuries sustained from an... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Former Ector County ISD coach sentenced to six years probationA former Ector County ISD coach pled guilty to an improper relationship between
Former Ector County ISD coach sentenced to six years probation
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 8 days ago
A former Ector County ISD coach pled guilty to an improper relationship between educator and student on Friday. Alisha Knighten was sentenced to six years probation and a $500,000 fine. Knighten was arrested back in May of 2014 for an incident that... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Odessa police officer recruits prepare in handgun traininga lot," said recruit David Parker. Parker retired from the Odessa Fire Departm
Odessa police officer recruits prepare in handgun training
KXXV Waco / Posted 9 days ago
a lot," said recruit David Parker. Parker retired from the Odessa Fire Department eight years ago and still works with the Ector County Medical Examiner's Office. He is now hitting another angle continuing his experience as a first... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Odessa police officer recruits prepare in handgun traininga lot," said recruit David Parker. Parker retired from the Odessa Fire Departm
Odessa police officer recruits prepare in handgun training
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 9 days ago
a lot," said recruit David Parker. Parker retired from the Odessa Fire Department eight years ago and still works with the Ector County Medical Examiner's Office. He is now hitting another angle continuing his experience as a first... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Vandals strike at Ratliff stadiumEctor County I.S.D. police are investigating after vandals struck at Ratliff St
Vandals strike at Ratliff stadium
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 9 days ago
Ector County I.S.D. police are investigating after vandals struck at Ratliff Stadium in Odessa. The vandalism took place sometime between 11 p.m. Wednesday night and 7 a.m. Thursday morning in the concessions area. Officials said the vandals tried... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Four more arrested in connection to Odessa Camera Center burglarymen forced their way into the business and stole jewelry as well as approximate
Four more arrested in connection to Odessa Camera Center burglary
KXXV Waco / Posted 9 days ago
men forced their way into the business and stole jewelry as well as approximately 50 firearms. The U.S. Marshals Service, Fort Worth Police Department, Texas Rangers, Ector County Sheriff’s Office and the A.T.F. all assisted in the investi... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Four more arrested in connection to Odessa Camera Center burglarymen forced their way into the business and stole jewelry as well as approximate
Four more arrested in connection to Odessa Camera Center burglary
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 9 days ago
men forced their way into the business and stole jewelry as well as approximately 50 firearms. The U.S. Marshals Service, Fort Worth Police Department, Texas Rangers, Ector County Sheriff’s Office and the A.T.F. all assisted in the investi... Read more
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KXXV Waco
NEW DETAILS: Second sibling indicted in parent's murderto your mind that you need to deal with at trial. So I already knew there would
NEW DETAILS: Second sibling indicted in parent's murder
KXXV Waco / Posted 10 days ago
to your mind that you need to deal with at trial. So I already knew there would be issues there," said Low. Grace is still being held in Arizona. She will be brought back to Ector County for a hearing. No date is set on when that will take... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
NEW DETAILS: Second sibling indicted in parent's murderto your mind that you need to deal with at trial. So I already knew there would
NEW DETAILS: Second sibling indicted in parent's murder
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 10 days ago
to your mind that you need to deal with at trial. So I already knew there would be issues there," said Low. Grace is still being held in Arizona. She will be brought back to Ector County for a hearing. No date is set on when that will take... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
NEW DETAILS: Second sibling indicted in parent's murderto your mind that you need to deal with at trial. So I already knew there would
NEW DETAILS: Second sibling indicted in parent's murder
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 10 days ago
to your mind that you need to deal with at trial. So I already knew there would be issues there," said Low. Grace is still being held in Arizona. She will be brought back to Ector County for a hearing. No date is set on when that will take... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Second sibling indicted in killing of parents in Odessain the shooting deaths of his parents at their West Texas home have also charge
Second sibling indicted in killing of parents in Odessa
KTXS Abilene / Posted 10 days ago
in the shooting deaths of his parents at their West Texas home have also charged his 23-year-old sister with the slayings. Ector County District Attorney Bobby Bland says Grace McDonald of Odessa was arrested in Arizona following her indictment... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Daughter Indicted for Killing Parents in Odessain the shooting deaths of his parents at their West Texas home have also charge
Daughter Indicted for Killing Parents in Odessa
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 10 days ago
in the shooting deaths of his parents at their West Texas home have also charged his 23-year-old sister with the slayings. Ector County District Attorney Bobby Bland says Grace McDonald of Odessa was arrested in Arizona following her indictment... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Daughter indicted in March killing of parents in Odessain the shooting deaths of his parents at their West Texas home have also charge
Daughter indicted in March killing of parents in Odessa
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 10 days ago
in the shooting deaths of his parents at their West Texas home have also charged his 23-year-old sister with the slayings. Ector County District Attorney Bobby Bland says Grace McDonald of Odessa was arrested in Arizona following her indictment... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Daughter indicted in March killing of parents in Odessain the shooting deaths of his parents at their West Texas home have also charge
Daughter indicted in March killing of parents in Odessa
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 10 days ago
in the shooting deaths of his parents at their West Texas home have also charged his 23-year-old sister with the slayings. Ector County District Attorney Bobby Bland says Grace McDonald of Odessa was arrested in Arizona following her indictment... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Daughter indicted in March killing of parents in Odessain the shooting deaths of his parents at their West Texas home have also charge
Daughter indicted in March killing of parents in Odessa
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 10 days ago
in the shooting deaths of his parents at their West Texas home have also charged his 23-year-old sister with the slayings. Ector County District Attorney Bobby Bland says Grace McDonald of Odessa was arrested in Arizona following her indictment... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Sister of teen accused of killing parents in West Texas indicted on capital murder chargeAmerican. In addition to the capital murder charge, McDonald also faces one cou
Sister of teen accused of killing parents in West Texas indicted on capital murder charge
Dallas Morning News / Posted 10 days ago
American. In addition to the capital murder charge, McDonald also faces one count of conspiracy to commit capital murder. Ector County District Attorney Bobby Bland told the American McDonald was arrested Tuesday by U.S. Marshals in... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Daughter indicted in March killing of parents in Odessain the shooting deaths of his parents at their West Texas home have also charge
Daughter indicted in March killing of parents in Odessa
KXXV Waco / Posted 10 days ago
in the shooting deaths of his parents at their West Texas home have also charged his 23-year-old sister with the slayings. Ector County District Attorney Bobby Bland says Grace McDonald of Odessa was arrested in Arizona following her indictment... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Daughter indicted in March killing of parents in Odessain the shooting deaths of his parents at their West Texas home have also charge
Daughter indicted in March killing of parents in Odessa
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 10 days ago
in the shooting deaths of his parents at their West Texas home have also charged his 23-year-old sister with the slayings. Ector County District Attorney Bobby Bland says Grace McDonald of Odessa was arrested in Arizona following her indictment... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Second sibling charged in Odessa parents murdertwo Odessa parents dead. Grace McDonald, the sister of Gabe McDonald, was arre
Second sibling charged in Odessa parents murder
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 11 days ago
two Odessa parents dead. Grace McDonald, the sister of Gabe McDonald, was arrested in Arizona this week. According to Ector County District Attorney Bobby Bland, Grace is charged with conspiracy to commit capital murder and capital... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Basin PBS to host community engagement eventstrucks, voter registration opportunities and a panel discussion. In Odessa the
Basin PBS to host community engagement events
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 11 days ago
trucks, voter registration opportunities and a panel discussion. In Odessa the event is scheduled for Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Ector County Library. In Midland it will take place on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the Hispanic Cultural Center of Mi... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Texas county where tombstone fell, killed boy, to fix siteapproved an agreement to fix headstones at a cemetery where a 4-year-old boy di
Texas county where tombstone fell, killed boy, to fix site
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 11 days ago
approved an agreement to fix headstones at a cemetery where a 4-year-old boy died last year when a tombstone fell on him. Ector County Commissioners on Monday approved a master service agreement with Sadler Monument Works of Slaton... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Texas county where tombstone fell, killed boy, to fix siteapproved an agreement to fix headstones at a cemetery where a 4-year-old boy di
Texas county where tombstone fell, killed boy, to fix site
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 11 days ago
approved an agreement to fix headstones at a cemetery where a 4-year-old boy died last year when a tombstone fell on him. Ector County Commissioners on Monday approved a master service agreement with Sadler Monument Works of Slaton... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Texas county where tombstone fell, killed boy, to fix siteapproved an agreement to fix headstones at a cemetery where a 4-year-old boy di
Texas county where tombstone fell, killed boy, to fix site
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 11 days ago
approved an agreement to fix headstones at a cemetery where a 4-year-old boy died last year when a tombstone fell on him. Ector County Commissioners on Monday approved a master service agreement with Sadler Monument Works of Slaton... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Texas county where tombstone fell, killed boy, to fix siteapproved an agreement to fix headstones at a cemetery where a 4-year-old boy di
Texas county where tombstone fell, killed boy, to fix site
KTXS Abilene / Posted 11 days ago
approved an agreement to fix headstones at a cemetery where a 4-year-old boy died last year when a tombstone fell on him. Ector County Commissioners on Monday approved a master service agreement with Sadler Monument Works of Slaton... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Texas county where tombstone fell, killed boy, to fix siteapproved an agreement to fix headstones at a cemetery where a 4-year-old boy di
Texas county where tombstone fell, killed boy, to fix site
KXXV Waco / Posted 11 days ago
approved an agreement to fix headstones at a cemetery where a 4-year-old boy died last year when a tombstone fell on him. Ector County Commissioners on Monday approved a master service agreement with Sadler Monument Works of Slaton... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Lockdown lifted at 3 Ector County ISD schoolsUPDATE: The lockdown for three Ector County ISD schools has been lifted. -----
Lockdown lifted at 3 Ector County ISD schools
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 16 days ago
UPDATE: The lockdown for three Ector County ISD schools has been lifted. ------------------ The Ector County Independent School District has placed three schools on lockdown due to reports of gun shots in the neighborhood. The schools include... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Seven male teens detained following brief standoff in Odessathe past couple of weeks but it's unknown if these suspects are involved in tho
Seven male teens detained following brief standoff in Odessa
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 17 days ago
the past couple of weeks but it's unknown if these suspects are involved in those robberies. No injuries were reported. Ector County ISD said Bowie Middle School was placed under shelter in place for about an hour due to the standoff. The staff... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Ector Co. grand jury decides no charges in Jaguars deathAn Ector County grand jury decided there would be no charges for a man in conne
Ector Co. grand jury decides no charges in Jaguars death
KXXV Waco / Posted 17 days ago
An Ector County grand jury decided there would be no charges for a man in connection to a death that occurred at Jaguars back in March. District Attorney Bobby Bland said the evidence against Christopher Barger, 41, was presented to the jury, but... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Ector Co. grand jury decides no charges in Jaguars deathAn Ector County grand jury decided there would be no charges for a man in conne
Ector Co. grand jury decides no charges in Jaguars death
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 17 days ago
An Ector County grand jury decided there would be no charges for a man in connection to a death that occurred at Jaguars back in March. District Attorney Bobby Bland said the evidence against Christopher Barger, 41, was presented to the jury, but... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Ector Co. grand jury decides no charges in Jaguars deathAn Ector County grand jury decided there would be no charges for a man in conne
Ector Co. grand jury decides no charges in Jaguars death
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 17 days ago
An Ector County grand jury decided there would be no charges for a man in connection to a death that occurred at Jaguars back in March. District Attorney Bobby Bland said the evidence against Christopher Barger, 41, was presented to the jury, but... Read more
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KXXV Waco
County commissioners vote to cut employee raises amid budget issuesIt was a tough choice to make at Tuesday night’s public Ector County Commission
County commissioners vote to cut employee raises amid budget issues
KXXV Waco / Posted 18 days ago
It was a tough choice to make at Tuesday night’s public Ector County Commissioner’s court meeting. County Judge Ron Eckert said the meeting was about getting the ship right. There were groans and one Ector County employee called the judge "short... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
County commissioners vote to cut employee raises amid budget issuesIt was a tough choice to make at Tuesday night’s public Ector County Commission
County commissioners vote to cut employee raises amid budget issues
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 18 days ago
It was a tough choice to make at Tuesday night’s public Ector County Commissioner’s court meeting. County Judge Ron Eckert said the meeting was about getting the ship right. There were groans and one Ector County employee called the judge "short... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
County commissioners vote to cut employee raises amid budget issuesIt was a tough choice to make at Tuesday night’s public Ector County Commission
County commissioners vote to cut employee raises amid budget issues
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 18 days ago
It was a tough choice to make at Tuesday night’s public Ector County Commissioner’s court meeting. County Judge Ron Eckert said the meeting was about getting the ship right. There were groans and one Ector County employee called the judge "short... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Four injured after shots were fired through Ector Co. game room entranceFour people were injured after shots were fired through the front door of an Ec
Four injured after shots were fired through Ector Co. game room entrance
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 22 days ago
Four people were injured after shots were fired through the front door of an Ector County game room early Friday morning. The shooting happened just after 1:15 a.m. at the southwest corner of the 4800 block of Andrews Highway at Blue Game... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Lubbock ISD names Damon Jackson to post as Chief Technology OfficerManager for the City of Ft. Worth. He has been the CTO for the Tucson Unified S
Lubbock ISD names Damon Jackson to post as Chief Technology Officer
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 29 days ago
Manager for the City of Ft. Worth. He has been the CTO for the Tucson Unified School District in Tucson, Arizona, and for Ector County ISD in Odessa, Texas. His private industry experience includes Dell Computer Corporation and Hughes Aircraft. He... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Man found guilty of 2 counts of attempted capital murderOne man will spend the next 50 years behind bars following a guilty verdict by
Man found guilty of 2 counts of attempted capital murder
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 30 days ago
One man will spend the next 50 years behind bars following a guilty verdict by an Ector County jury. Darrell Green was found guilty on Thursday night. The verdict is in connection with the shooting of Ector County Sheriff Investigator Javier Leyva... Read more
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