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CATES: Heart disease and preeclampsia

CATES: Heart disease and preeclampsia

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February is American Heart Month, a month designated here in the U.S. to bring awareness to about heart disease to the American public and to …

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WORLD VIEW: Brexit is done. Now we need to find a new role in the world

WORLD VIEW: Brexit is done. Now we need to find a new role in the world

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Today, as the 11th hour approaches, there will be no street parties or pealing of bells in celebration, nor are there angry demonstrations and…

GUEST VIEW: Opinion: Climate Alarmists Ignore Energy Independence Milestone

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The U.S. Energy Information Administration just announced a historic milestone that received remarkably little attention: In September, the Un…

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CATES: Heart disease and preeclampsia

CATES: Heart disease and preeclampsia

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February is American Heart Month, a month designated here in the U.S. to bring awareness to about heart disease to the American public and to …

CATES: Sepsis in children can be treated

CATES: Sepsis in children can be treated

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When I was a young nurse, when someone said a patient was “septic” or had sepsis that meant, very specifically, bacteria had been found growin…

Letters to the Editor

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Research the candidates

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Research the candidates

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The U.S. House Representative TX-11 is the most contentious because of the number of candidates running. The Hon. Mike Conaway is retiring and…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Gray on the campaign trail

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Gray on the campaign trail

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This past weekend many of our local newspapers published their elections section in advance of early voting for the March primary. Having work…

Local People

Nazi cautionary dramas wade into political, factual disputes

Nazi cautionary dramas wade into political, factual disputes

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hollywood mustered its creative forces in the 1940s when Adolf Hitler's Nazi Germany sought to conquer the world, with Hump…

Islanders who suffered 1940s war atrocities on Guam get paid

Islanders who suffered 1940s war atrocities on Guam get paid

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HAGATÑA, Guam (AP) — For Antonina Palomo Cross, Japan's occupation of Guam started with terror at church. The then-7-year-old was attending Ca…

Community

PET OF THE WEEK: Sabrina

PET OF THE WEEK: Sabrina

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Sabrina, a 1-year-old female Cat, needs to be adopted into a good home. To adopt Sabrina or …

PET OF THE WEEK: Patrick

PET OF THE WEEK: Patrick

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Patrick, a 1-year-old male Chihuahua, needs to be adopted into a good home. To adopt Patrick…

GOOD NEWS: IN APPRECIATION

GOOD NEWS: IN APPRECIATION

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Chapel Hill Baptist Church recently treated the Odessa Police Department to breakfast and snacks for the K9s.

GOOD NEWS: Black History Month

GOOD NEWS: Black History Month

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In recognition of Black History Month, students in Jeanne Qvarnstrom’s Education 3301 Course Curriculum and Instruction for cla…

Upcoming events

  • Tuesday, March 3, 2020
  • Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center's Big Spring English Language and Computer Literacy Classes

    Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center will be offering English Language Learning and Computer Literacy classes in Big Spring at the Howard College Anthony Hunt Library on Tuesdays from 9:00-10:30 AM beginning January 7th, 2020 and running through May 5th, 2020. Open enrollment- students may join after the January 7th start date. Students are required to pay a once-yearly enrollment fee of $25.00. Apply on our website at https://pbalc.org/permian-basin-adult-literacy-students/, call (432)682-9693 or email hsmith@pbalc.org for more information.

  • Wednesday, March 4, 2020
  • Odessa Ministerial Alliance - Community Worship & Lunch Series

    Odessa Ministerial Alliance announces the schedule and theme for the 2020 Community Worship & Lunch Series for 2020.  Schedule is listed below.    Lunch is on the dates listed and starts at 11:30 with a cost of 6:00.  Worship time is at 12:05.  An Offering is taken during the worship to benefit Family Promise of Odessa and their ministry to homeless families.  

  • Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center's Odessa English Classes

    Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center will be offering English Language Learning classes in Odessa at Odessa Bible Church on Wednesdays from 6:30-8:00 PM beginning January 8th, 2020 and running through April 29th, 2020. Students are required to pay a once-yearly enrollment fee of $25.00. Open enrollment will be offered for the Spring 2020 session. Apply on our website at https://pbalc.org/permian-basin-adult-literacy-students/, call (432)682-9693 or email hsmith@pbalc.org for more information. Kindergarten - 5th grade age children are welcome to enjoy free Bible classes provided by Odessa Bible Church if childcare is needed. * Childcare is not provided by or affiliated with Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center.

  • Tuesday, March 10, 2020
  • Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center's Big Spring English Language and Computer Literacy Classes

    Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center will be offering English Language Learning and Computer Literacy classes in Big Spring at the Howard College Anthony Hunt Library on Tuesdays from 9:00-10:30 AM beginning January 7th, 2020 and running through May 5th, 2020. Open enrollment- students may join after the January 7th start date. Students are required to pay a once-yearly enrollment fee of $25.00. Apply on our website at https://pbalc.org/permian-basin-adult-literacy-students/, call (432)682-9693 or email hsmith@pbalc.org for more information.

  • Wednesday, March 11, 2020
  • Odessa Ministerial Alliance - Community Worship & Lunch Series

    Odessa Ministerial Alliance announces the schedule and theme for the 2020 Community Worship & Lunch Series for 2020.  Schedule is listed below.    Lunch is on the dates listed and starts at 11:30 with a cost of 6:00.  Worship time is at 12:05.  An Offering is taken during the worship to benefit Family Promise of Odessa and their ministry to homeless families.  

  • Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center's Odessa English Classes

    Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center will be offering English Language Learning classes in Odessa at Odessa Bible Church on Wednesdays from 6:30-8:00 PM beginning January 8th, 2020 and running through April 29th, 2020. Students are required to pay a once-yearly enrollment fee of $25.00. Open enrollment will be offered for the Spring 2020 session. Apply on our website at https://pbalc.org/permian-basin-adult-literacy-students/, call (432)682-9693 or email hsmith@pbalc.org for more information. Kindergarten - 5th grade age children are welcome to enjoy free Bible classes provided by Odessa Bible Church if childcare is needed. * Childcare is not provided by or affiliated with Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center.

  • Saturday, March 14, 2020
  • Hockey on Horseback!

    Join us for the Action! Hockey on Horseback - Arena Polo. Proceeds benefit Make-A-Wish. Ticket price per vehicle so, load 'em up. Get up close and personal with 4-legged athletes (and 2 legged ones too). Arena polo is faced-paced and family friendly. Ticket prices are per vehicle so bring your friends and family. Games run from 10am to late afternoon Saturday and Sunday. Ticket is good for either day. Bring a stadium blanket or cushion for the grandstands or back your truck up next to the arena with your own seating. Proceeds benefit Make-A Wish. For more infomation follow Texas Arena League on Social Media. Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hockey-on-horseback-west-texas-tickets-84486139317?aff=efbeventtix&fbclid=IwAR1Lb5fbuaIzb8ZBhlpXGA0sPjJ1Rq4P2PoFkfbzdTLUGGgFezndxkoLn6k

  • Sunday, March 15, 2020
  • Hockey on Horseback!

    Join us for the Action! Hockey on Horseback - Arena Polo. Proceeds benefit Make-A-Wish. Ticket price per vehicle so, load 'em up. Get up close and personal with 4-legged athletes (and 2 legged ones too). Arena polo is faced-paced and family friendly. Ticket prices are per vehicle so bring your friends and family. Games run from 10am to late afternoon Saturday and Sunday. Ticket is good for either day. Bring a stadium blanket or cushion for the grandstands or back your truck up next to the arena with your own seating. Proceeds benefit Make-A Wish. For more infomation follow Texas Arena League on Social Media. Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hockey-on-horseback-west-texas-tickets-84486139317?aff=efbeventtix&fbclid=IwAR1Lb5fbuaIzb8ZBhlpXGA0sPjJ1Rq4P2PoFkfbzdTLUGGgFezndxkoLn6k

  • Tuesday, March 17, 2020
  • Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center's Big Spring English Language and Computer Literacy Classes

    Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center will be offering English Language Learning and Computer Literacy classes in Big Spring at the Howard College Anthony Hunt Library on Tuesdays from 9:00-10:30 AM beginning January 7th, 2020 and running through May 5th, 2020. Open enrollment- students may join after the January 7th start date. Students are required to pay a once-yearly enrollment fee of $25.00. Apply on our website at https://pbalc.org/permian-basin-adult-literacy-students/, call (432)682-9693 or email hsmith@pbalc.org for more information.

  • Wednesday, March 18, 2020
  • Odessa Ministerial Alliance - Community Worship & Lunch Series

    Odessa Ministerial Alliance announces the schedule and theme for the 2020 Community Worship & Lunch Series for 2020.  Schedule is listed below.    Lunch is on the dates listed and starts at 11:30 with a cost of 6:00.  Worship time is at 12:05.  An Offering is taken during the worship to benefit Family Promise of Odessa and their ministry to homeless families.  

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John's Corner

John's Corner

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John's Corner in Odessa TX John's Corner is a landscaping and nursery garden solutions company located in Odessa, TX. John's specializes in various gardening areas such as: organic solutions, flowers, house plants, beddings plants, trees, shrubs, ground cover, and much more. With the correct guidance and solutions, John's employees are equipped with the knowledge and experience to improve your gardening area. Our garden center is based in the vicinity of Ector & Midland Counties, so if your garden is undergoing rough times, we have the products to help. These products include; Ferti-lome, Soil Mender, Roundup, Turfmark, Scott’s Ortho, Green Light, and Hi-yield.Our reputation speaks for itself; John’s Corner has won Best Nursery in the Odessa American Reader’s Choice Poll for 10 years in a row. If you are located in Andrews, Odessa, Midland, Permian Basin, or Ector County, we are here to fulfill all of your gardening or landscaping needs.

Odessa American

Odessa American

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OA Advertising

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Basin Podiatry

Basin Podiatry

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We provide high quality medical care for your feet and ankles. Patient care is our top priority. Our goal is to provide excellent medical care of the foot and ankle in a Christian and patient environment. Our number one priority is patient care and to see that you feel comfortable in our office. We want you to know that we will go above and beyond to accommodate all of our patients!

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