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For a trip to the North Pole, there’s no finer way to travel than on board The Polar Express.
If you’ve seen news reports on suspicious state contracts or chemical waste pits or officials’ text messages in the Waco biker shootout, you may notice a recurring theme: Government records obtained through the Texas Public Information Act.
A 4-year-old Sheffield boy died in a one-vehicle accident in which troopers reported the vehicle crashed into a home.
Two DPS Texas Highway Patrol sergeants were shot Tuesday afternoon while assisting Texas Rangers in arresting a man with warrants out of Ward County.
Officials with the First Basin Credit Union Permian Basin Fair and Expo announced country music star Trace Adkins will headline the 40th annual event among other additions Thursday.
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A former Ector County Independent School District police officer was arrested after he reportedly admitted to sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl.
The Odessa Police Department is looking for a woman who reportedly stole more than $100 worth of merchandise from a grocery store.
A 22-year-old man and a 34-year-old woman were each indicted by an Ector County grand jury on a charge of murder.
A 23-year-old woman and her 28-year-old boyfriend were arrested after she left her two children unattended at her apartment while she dropped her boyfriend off at work.
Three business partners pitched the idea for a sports-centric tavern on Grant Avenue to Odessa City Council this week to support revitalization attempts in Downtown Odessa.
Going up against perennial powerhouse Southlake Carroll, the Permian football team was dealt a 48-7 loss to the Dragons Friday night at Ratliff Stadium.
A 43-year-old Odessa man is dead after he was hit by a train in southeast Odessa.
The following is a list of felony indictments by an Ector County grand jury on Aug. 19, 2019. The list does not include those who have yet to be arrested.
These are the food inspection scores for Sept. 5 through Sept. 11 performed by the Ector County Health Department. Violations dock points, with a perfect score starting at 100.
I would like to address something that has been going on for years. The fact that ECISD Athletics is not present on the field during the National Anthem shows disrepect to our country. Over the last 8 years, I have had two boys go through the Permian football program, and they have never been on the field at home during the Anthem. When I went to the first home game for Permian this year, the El Paso Franklin Cougars players were on the field for the presentation of colors and the Permian Band playing. Where was Permian? In the locker room. The El Paso community presented a banner to Permian in support of the recent events, and the least we can do as a team is acknowledge their support. When Southlake Carroll came to town, their cheerleading squad present a check while their players stood behind them. Where was Permian? In the locker room. But this is not a Permian issue. This is a ECISD Athletics Department issue. Coach Ellison is doing what he is told by his boss. Coach Fledt did the same thing. When I spoke to Todd Vesley years earlier about this, all I got was attitude. Maybe Scott Muri does not know this is going on. Maybe the School Board needs to look into this. I do not know what the other ECISD athletics programs do at home, but I am sure it is the same thing, disrepect. With our visiting teams supporting us by banners and donations, we need to acknowledge their support by being on the field during the presentation and for the presentation of the colors. This needs to be fixed NOW!
MARK ROGERS | ODESSA AMERICAN Posted: 1 week ago
Photo by Ben Adams|Odessa American
Video courtesy of the Odessa Permian High School Band. Posted: 2 weeks ago
Love conquers hate at halftime of El Paso Franklin vs. Odessa Permian game last night. Well done #Mojoband. #WestTexasStrong
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Permian head coach Jeff Ellison speaks with members of the Odessa American sports staff about the upcoming high school football season.
Permian senior quarterback Easton Hernandez speaks with members of the Odessa American sports staff about the upcoming high school football season.
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The Permian Basin Fair & Expo have announced the following Poultry Show results held Aug. 31. They are:
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The Permian Basin Fair & Expo have announced the lamb show results held on Sept. 8. They are as follows.
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T. Boone Pickens passed from this life at age 91 this past week. He is being heralded in the press as a corporate raider. Really?
Thursday Sept 12, 2019 after market close
The Ector County Library, 321 W. Fifth St., has scheduled story time and craft from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesdays, Sept. 3, 10, 17 and 24. Call 332-0633 or visit ector.lib.tx.us.
AUSTIN Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA) and Texas Cultural Trust are now accepting applications for the 2020 class of Texas Young Masters, a joint initiative that provides exemplary Texas-based arts students in grades 8-11 with the financial help needed to pursue advanced study in the areas of visual arts, literary arts, music, theatre, dance, musical theater, folk arts, and media arts.
The Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, 1500 I-20, Midland, has scheduled Building Bots Robotics & Engineering Funlab for the fall line up for students in grades K-6. Registration opens to Petroleum Museum Members on Aug. 1 and to non-members on Aug. 5. Kindergarten to second grade: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 3, Oct. 1, and Nov. 5. Third grade to sixth grade: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Sept. 17, Oct. 15, and Nov. 19. There will be different themes for each session. The STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics) educational programming will use equipment such as LEGO Robotics (WeDo 2.0 and Mindstorm EV3s), Ozobots, Osmos, Spheros, and NEW KUBO to help get kids get excited about learning. Pre-registration is required. Cost is $25 per session for Petroleum Museum members and $30 per session for non-members. Call 683-4403 or email email@example.com. To register, visit tinyurl.com/y4hbhvva. For discounts, visit tinyurl.com/y6fvahuc.
CASA of the Permian Basin Area Inc., 300 N Grant Ave., has scheduled new volunteer training classes from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 16-19 and 23-26. Dinner will be served. Call 498-4174. Visit www.casapba.org.
Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center is currently enrolling for Fall English classes at Odessa Bible Church (3901 Penbrook St, Odessa, TX 79762). Classes will be Wednesdays from 6:30-8:00 PM beginning September 18, 2019. Enrollment is $25.00. Children K-5th grade can attend Bible classes provided by Odessa Bible Church if childcare is needed (childcare is not provided by or affiliated with Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center). If you are a non-English speaker looking to improve your English please contact us for more Information! Email firstname.lastname@example.org Call: 432-682-9693 ext 204 or to apply online visit our website at: https://pbalc.org/permian-basin-adult-literacy-students/
Ballroom Marfa, 108 E. San Antonio St., Marfa, has scheduled guitarist Mdou Moctar, a free performance in support of his latest album Ilana: The Creator., from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 18. Visit tinyurl.com/y552eca9.
John's Corner in Odessa TX
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