Weekly recap: April 19

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It’s Good Friday and the end to an exciting work-week here in the Permian Basin.

Here is a look back the top stories this week.

On Sunday, Tiger Woods emerged from the pack to win his 5th Masters title and 15th major championship victory.

On Tuesday, Odessa Police charged a 14-year-old who crashed into a home after running a stop sign near 17th Street and Sam Houston.

Also on Tuesday, the world gathered around their screens to watch as the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral’s roof burned causing extensive damage. Communities have since rallied around Paris in hopes of restoring the cathedral to its former glory.

The Midland RockHounds paid their respects to Jackie Robinson Tuesday during a shut out of the Amarillo Sod Poodles.

The Texas Senate passed SB 9, which would prohibit anyone from impeding walkways, sidewalks, parking lots or roadways within 1,000 feet of a polling location. Those opposed to SB 9 say it would limit access to the polls in Texas.

At Ector County ISD, substitute teachers thought they had a temporary assignment. Yet, over time, the job became more long term as the district struggles to find and retain teachers. 

The NFL Schedules were released this week. Take a look at the Cowboys and Texans match ups in 2019.

Vice President Mike Pence made a stop through the Permian Basin on Wednesday to talk oil and gas dominance in West Texas and meet with constituents.

The Justice Department has released the long awaited Mueller report, leaving future actions and discussions up to Congress. President Trump celebrated the release while democrats say they aren’t done fighting yet.

Wink High School Juniors TyAnn Slaughter and Sabrina Mercier are headed to the 2A Tennis State Tournament. Best of luck to these two young ladies in their quest for a state championship!

BONUS: Pet of the Week, Chalupo stopped by our station this week and became best friends with our own Caleb Califano!

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