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Midland's Residents Are Urged To Conserve!

by The Underwood Team

Midland's Residents Are Urged To Conserve!

 

Conserving electricity today and Tuesday in Midland has been requested by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas. They entreated residents to please cut back on the electricity use this week today and Tuesday from 3p.m. to 7p.m. Honestly, this should be brought to your attention in general to cut back your usage. Be aware of how much electricity you are using and how much you are wasting by leaving lights, fans, and unnecessary appliances plugged in.

This heat across Texas has caused temperatures to be sky high and we really need to be aware of our electrical use to help lower the risk of blackouts. ECOT representatives also stated that "record high temperatures of 103 tied the record for the date set in 2002."

If residents in Midland, or if you are reading this and are not in Midland, please help conserve your electricity as well, it will help reduce the chances of blackouts. Always remember when you cut back on your electric use, you are one more person that is helping make a difference.  

 

Have a blessed day!

PRAY FOR RAIN!

by The Underwood Team

The word PRAYER is a powerful word with a powerful meaning and prayer also changes lives. We need prayer in Midland, TX! We need rain very badly in the area. Not only does Midland, TX or the state of Texas need rain, but lots of areas in the world are needing rain. 

God works in mysterious ways and he also answers prayers. If you are reading this blog, could you please pause for a moment and just simply pray for rain. You would be surprised how fast prayers could change moments and things in everyone's lives. 

 

GOD BLESS!

Midland County Proposed Tax Rate

by The Underwood Team

Midland, Texas

Midland County proposes to lower property tax rates in the fiscal year 2012. Midland county commissioners proposed earlier this week to decrease the property tax rate for the upcoming year. They will vote on this proposed tax rate in September. This would definitely be another benefit to living in the Midland, TX area. Midland's economy is better than it has been in years.

 

If the proposed tax property rate decreases, it will decrease 6.4 percent. The current property tax rate is 0.211805. If the proposed rate passes for 2012 the property tax rate for 2012 will be 0.198207. Also, compared to the 2010 fiscal year, there has already been a $5 million increase.

BIG SKY-Drive In

by The Underwood Team

 

 

Big Sky Is a drive in movie theater in Midland, TX. Want something different to do in Midland? You should go to a drive in movie on a Friday or Saturday night. The drive in theater is located at 6200 West Hwy 80. The theater is open every night around 7:00p.m. It is $6 per person and ages 5 and under are free.There is a playground for the children to come and play before the movie and there is also a dinner menu available if you would like to have dinner before the movie or dinner with a movie! 

Also, there are three screens at the Big Sky drive in and all three screens show a different movie. There are usually two different movie features per screen per night. 

Available Jobs Here In Midland,TX!!

by The Underwood Team

 

Midland, TX  has several job openings in the area. Everywhere you look there are "HELP WANTED" signs and "NOW HIRING" signs. Midland, TX has most definitely become a job seeking market to say the least. There are jobs available anywhere from working at Best Buy or Taco Bell to being a Sales Representative for an Oil Company.

According to The Workforce Commission Office, "Midland's workforce continues to grow from 77,783 in June to 78,586 in July and only 4,036 unemployed." This is great news! Over 1,000 jobs since last year have been made avaliable in the Midland area. 

 

Midland, TX is for sure the happening place to be! If you are interested in moving to the area please call The Underwood Team at 432-698-0411. We would love to help assist you to a home of your dreams.

NEW HOME PERMITS ON THE RISE!!!

by The Underwood Team

 

When you hear people say " Midland, Texas is growing" they are not lying. Midland's economy is the best it has been since 2008. Businesses are booming, and people are moving around the area of Midland and also to the area! Why is the economy so good right now in Midland, TX? It is mainly the oil business. When the oil prices rise in Midland Texas it really helps boost the surrounding economy.

Statistics from the Midland's Code Enforcement office statistics stated that, " from Janurary 1st through August 9th, 385 permits had been issued for new home construction." This is awesome! 

In alot of areas around the world the economy is still in the slump from the past, but Midland is really the place to be. Travis Pate states, " In Midland, TX its going to be less expensive to build your house today than it would be tomorrow or the next year." Space for new businesses and new homes are going fast!  

Fun Concerts In Midland Texas!

by The Underwood Team

 

Summer Time is the best time to kick back and enjoy some great country music. There is some good country music coming to town this month. It is not only country music it is TEXAS country. I first started listening to Texas county a year ago and I love it!!

 

Johnny Cooper will be at Graham's Central Station August 10 at 8:00p.m.

Jake Kellen will be at Rockin' Rodeo August 11 at 10p.m.

Casey Donahew Band will be playing in Lenorah August 12 at 10:00p.m. 

Emmure will be playing at Dos Amigos Aug 16.

Ryan Turner will be playing at August 18 at 10:00 p.m.

 

These bands coming to Midland Texas will be a lot of fun to see and great entertainment! 

WE NEED RAIN!

by The Underwood Team


Midland, TX

It is HOT here in Midland Texas. Not only is it hot, but it is very dry. All of Texas is in a drought and in Midland the drought is under very extreme conditions. As of July 1, 2011 all businesses and residents were demanded to obey in an outdoor watering program. These businesses and residents can only use water two times per week.

Addresses ending in even numbers may only water on Saturday beginning at 6 p.m. through Sunday at 10 a.m. and then again on Tuesday beginning at 6 p.m. through Wednesday at 10 a.m

Addresses ending in odd numbers may only water on Sunday beginning at 6 p.m. through Monday at 10 a.m. and again on Wednesday beginning at 6 p.m. through Thursday at 10 a.m.

No one should water outside during the hours of 10 a.m. to 6p.m. 

Also, several residents have been accused for watering their yards. However, if you have your own water well you are allowed to use outside water at any time. To keep having conflict, residents with water wells are putting up signs in their yards that say, " its OK if you see my watering, I have a water well!"

 

 

 

 

CAF AIRPOWER MUSEUM

by The Underwood Team

 

 

CAF Airpower Museum is located at 9600 Wright Drive. There is lots to see at this museum such as: American Combat Airman Hall of Fame, Save the Girls' Origional WWII Nose Art, USO Exhibit, Conservation Lab, The Artwork of Peter Hurd, and lots more. There is so much to read and learn at this museum. It has had lots of recent updates and would  be a great place to take your kids during this hot summer weather. There are some very popular educational programs going on as well. These programs are open to students who are out for the sumer or for anyone who is interested in learning about WWII, History, and flight in general or just to enjoy some fun!!

ROCK THE DESERT 2011

by The Underwood Team

 

Midland, Texas is bringing a lot of entertainment to the downtown area starting today August 4th through August 6th at 2000 South FM 1788. Rock The Desert is when a lot of Christian bands together for the weekend and rock out downtown Midland. Some of the bands that are in town are: Thirty-Nine Thoughts, Ben Rector, David Crowder Band, Switchfoot and much more.

 

If  you come to Rock The Desert they have a charity called "Shoes For Orphan Souls," where you can bring a new pair of shoes to donate to children in the orphanages.

 

Rock The Desert 2011 is going to be lots of fun and a great place to relax and listen to some good music!!

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