In a Schlumberger press release, the company announced a major cut in their workforce numbers.
The company stated they recorded a $296 million charge associated with a headcount reduction of approximately 9,000.
The IRS announced this week that it's receiving its lowest level of funding from Congress since 2008. That could result in a hiring freeze, meaning 3,000 to 4,000 full time employees will be gone by the end of June.
Fort Hood officials have released the name of a soldier who died January 8 from an apparent gunshot wound in Killeen.
Bell County Justice of the Peace Garland Potvin pronounced him deceased at 7 p.m. the same day.
The Texas Department of Transportation is ready for wintry weather that may move into the local area this weekend. Crews are checking supplies such as magnesium chloride and grade 5 rock, and making sure equipment is ready-to-go.
The number of operating Texas oil rigs has continued its descent in recent weeks. The drop marks the sixth consecutive week the Lone Star State has seen a decline, according to oil field company Baker Hughes.
Out of an abundance of caution and concern for consumer safety Happy Apples is expanding their voluntary recall of caramel apples to include Kroger Brand caramel apples produced by Happy Apple Company with a best use by date between September 1