Lauren Melear

Amarillo Man Arrested for Clapping

Amarillo Man Arrested for Clapping

Let it be known that clapping is not allowed at Amarillo City Council meetings. Just ask Kip Billups, who was arrested Tuesday at the request of Amarillo Mayor Ginger Nelson after applauding a speaker during open forum. Ironically, the arrest was made in an attempt to...
New Utility Fee Likely for Midlanders

New Utility Fee Likely for Midlanders

Based on votes taken at Tuesday’s city council meeting, Midlanders are likely to see a new fee added to their monthly utility bill as soon as October. With two public readings needed for final approval, Midland city council members took the first step in creating a...
Ector County Election Results

Ector County Election Results

Ranging from county judge to justice of the peace, Ector County Republican voters were faced with four local contested races this election and will now face a runoff election in May. Of the four races, none of the candidates running for Justice of the Peace Precinct 2...