Tag Archives: Midland County
By Mitch Borden Inside the Midland County Annex, volunteers huddled around two small tables to count hundreds of votes found in a missing ballot box with from the Nov. 5 Midland Independent School District election. By the end of Friday’s … Continue reading
By Mitch Borden After a week of uncertainty — which included a clerical mistake that failed to include over 500 mail-in ballots and a botched release of updated election results — Midland County election officials now say Midland Independent School … Continue reading
By Mitch Borden Over the holiday weekend, longtime Midland County Sheriff Gary Painter died. Painter was found unresponsive early Sunday morning in his home. Emergency personnel attempted to revive him — but were unsuccessful.
By Mitch Borden An update to the racial profiling report first put out by Midland County Sheriff’s Office shows there weren’t as many Hispanic drivers pulled over in 2018 as previously reported. But the update shows Hispanics were still disproportionately pulled … Continue reading
By Mitch Borden Despite accounting for only 20 percent of county drivers, Hispanics in Midland County were more likely to be pulled over than any other group in 2018, according to the county’ sheriff’s racial profiling report. But county officials … Continue reading
Texas hosted the nation’s first primary election this year. You can find out the results of some of the statewide and county races here.
In a Midland County neighborhood just south of Interstate 20, residents have been warned not to drink from their tap water. This comes after routine tests showed contaminants there. In 1990, high levels of chlorinated solvents were identified in the … Continue reading
People living in a neighborhood just south of the city of Midland are worried about their well water. Industrial chemicals were found in levels that are unacceptable by federal standards. Now, county officials are working with state regulators and local … Continue reading
Residents in a neighborhood south of the city of Midland have been avoiding their well water. This is after tests showed high levels of contaminants. In 1990, a similar mixture of contaminants were found at a Baker-Hughes facility nearby, and … Continue reading
The jury trial over the deadly veterans parade train wreck in Midland from 2012 kicked off this week, but according to the Midland Reporter-Telegram, the trial is already over after having just begun. Plaintiffs in the case – family members of those … Continue reading