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Bottas again fastest in 3rd practice for Portuguese GP

Bottas again fastest in 3rd practice for Portuguese GP

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PORTIMAO, Portugal (AP) — Valtteri Bottas continued his fine form by topping the third and final practice session for the Portuguese Grand Prix ahead of qualifying later Saturday.

IOC's Bach to skip Seoul ceremony, cites travel concerns

IOC's Bach to skip Seoul ceremony, cites travel…

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach has decided against traveling to South Korea to accept a peace prize in person because of concerns about the coronavirus pandemic, officials said Saturday.

Bottas again fastest in 3rd practice for Portuguese GP

Bottas again fastest in 3rd practice for Portuguese GP

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PORTIMAO, Portugal (AP) — Valtteri Bottas continued his fine form by topping the third and final practice session for the Portuguese Grand Pri…

IOC's Bach to skip Seoul ceremony, cites travel concerns

IOC's Bach to skip Seoul ceremony, cites travel concerns

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach has decided against traveling to South Korea to accept a peace…

The Latest: Virus cases stall Tony Parker's women's team

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The French women's basketball team owned by NBA great Tony Parker had its season stalled yet again by the coronavirus pandemic.

Los Angeles faces Los Angeles FC on the heels of shutout win

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LA Galaxy (5-9-3, 12th in the Western Conference) vs. Los Angeles FC (7-7-4, fourth in the Western Conference)

Urias expected to start for the Dodgers against Rays

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Los Angeles Dodgers (43-17, first in the NL West) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (40-20, first in the AL East)

Irish-bred Sir Dragonet wins 100th running of Cox Plate

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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Jockey Glenn Boss rode Irish-bred thoroughbred Sir Dragonet to victory in the 100th running of the Cox Plate, Aust…

Dodgers' Jansen has heater back after early fall struggles

Dodgers' Jansen has heater back after early fall struggles

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Up 2-1 in the World Series, the Los Angeles Dodgers have math on their side against the Tampa Bay Rays.

Mentoring youth even more important in 2020 for Thompson

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Mentoring at-risk youths is difficult enough in normal times. There has been little normalcy in 2020.

Olympic swim venue ready and now comes hard part: COVID-19

Olympic swim venue ready and now comes hard part: COVID-19

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TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo opened its new Olympic swimming venue on Saturday, and Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike pointed out that it was finished eight m…

World Series Notebook: Urías, 4-0 in postseason, set for G4

World Series Notebook: Urías, 4-0 in postseason, set for G4

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — In his only other start this postseason, Julio Urías had an 11-0 lead before taking the mound when the Los Angeles Dod…

Buehler leads Dodgers over Rays 6-2 for 2-1 Series lead

Buehler leads Dodgers over Rays 6-2 for 2-1 Series lead

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Walker Buehler pitched in the World Series like the Los Angeles Dodgers' aces of old.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Bronchos drop home opener to Bulldogs

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Bronchos drop home opener to Bulldogs

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In the end, the Midland High offensive line was just too much for the Odessa High defense to handle.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Permian stumbles on road against Abilene High

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Permian stumbles on road against Abilene High

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ABILENE The Permian football team didn’t have the ball as much as it was accustomed to and things did not come easy.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Monahans comes away with win over Pecos

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Monahans comes away with win over Pecos

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MONAHANS The Monahans Loboes claimed the bragging rights and punched a ticket to the playoffs Friday with a 35-19 win over rival Pecos at Este…

Morton merely mortal for Rays, question becomes what's next

Morton merely mortal for Rays, question becomes what's next

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Charlie Morton made the slow stroll to the dugout after one of the worst starts of his stellar, and somewhat improbabl…

October Red: Dodgers' Turner again delivers with bat, glove

October Red: Dodgers' Turner again delivers with bat, glove

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The bushy beard, the pine tar stain on the back of his No. 10 Los Angeles Dodgers jersey and all of those postseason hits.

Mertz, No. 14 Wisconsin rout Illinois 45-7 in Big Ten opener

Mertz, No. 14 Wisconsin rout Illinois 45-7 in Big Ten opener

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s Graham Mertz gave a star-making performance on the opening night of the Big Ten’s pandemic-delayed season.

Revolution tie Nashville 1-1 in weather-delayed game

Revolution tie Nashville 1-1 in weather-delayed game

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Adam Buksa scored his fifth goal of the season in the 77th minute and the New England Revolution tied Nashville 1-1 on…

Louisiana-Lafayette snaps UAB's 21-game home winning streak

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Levi Lewis threw for two touchdowns, Chris Smith returned a kickoff 100 yards and Louisiana-Lafayette used two fourth-…

The Latest: LA leads Series 2-1 after dominant Buehler start

The Latest: LA leads Series 2-1 after dominant Buehler start

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Game 3 of the World Series (all times local):

Local People

Church News

Church News

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The Odessa American welcomes church special events. Submission deadline is 5 p.m. Wednesdays for consideration for the following Saturday’s ed…

AP PHOTOS: Virus makes Friday nights empty, quiet in Europe

AP PHOTOS: Virus makes Friday nights empty, quiet in Europe

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ROME (AP) — In much of Europe, city squares and streets, be they wide, elegant boulevards like in Paris or cobblestoned alleys in Rome, serve …

Community

PET OF THE WEEK: Tango

PET OF THE WEEK: Tango

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Tango, a 6-month-old male Rottweiler mix, needs to be adopted into a good home. To adopt Tan…

PET OF THE WEEK: Marcus

PET OF THE WEEK: Marcus

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Marcus, a 3-month-old male kitten, needs to be adopted into a good home. To adopt Marcus or …

GOOD NEWS: SR athletic director accepts extra position

GOOD NEWS: SR athletic director accepts extra position

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ALPINE Current Sul Ross Athletic Director Jim Goodman will shift duties after accepting the position of Vice President of Finan…

Thanksgiving show set

Thanksgiving show set

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The Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center will host A Wagner Noel Thanksgiving Special Nov. 21.

Upcoming events

  • Saturday, October 31, 2020
  • Texas Book Festival 2020

    For the first time ever, the 2020 Texas Book Festival Weekend will be held entirely online. This virtual festival will take place from October 31 through November 15, offering two full weeks of free virtual sessions, including programming for adults, young adults, middle-grade readers, and children! The 2020 Texas Teen Book Festival will also take place during the two-week virtual festival, featuring conversations with acclaimed Young Adult authors aimed at teenage readers.

  • Witches, Warlocks, and Wizards

    The University of Texas Permian Basin will host it's Third Annual Halloween Symposium from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 31. The event will feature literature, lore and more on everything from "The New Coven: Digital Witchcraft in the Age of the Pandemic" to La Llorona, the Weeping Woman of Hispanic folklore. The public is invited to attend. The symposium will be conducted live through Microsoft Teams. The link to join is: https://tinyurl.com/yxh37jxq

  • Sunday, November 15, 2020
  • Texas Book Festival 2020

    For the first time ever, the 2020 Texas Book Festival Weekend will be held entirely online. This virtual festival will take place from October 31 through November 15, offering two full weeks of free virtual sessions, including programming for adults, young adults, middle-grade readers, and children! The 2020 Texas Teen Book Festival will also take place during the two-week virtual festival, featuring conversations with acclaimed Young Adult authors aimed at teenage readers.

Most Popular

  • Tuesday, October 20, 2020
  • Woman charged with assaulting boyfriend with knife, fork, frying pan

    Woman charged with assaulting boyfriend with knife, fork, frying pan

    An 18-year-old woman was arrested after she reportedly assaulted her boyfriend with a knife, a fork and frying pan.

  • Sunday, October 18, 2020
  • Hendricks reviews broadcast career

    Hendricks reviews broadcast career

    One of the toughest periods of Jay Hendricks’ life was in late 2006 and early ‘07, when a non-compete clause in his contract with NewsWest 9 in Midland kept him off the air at CBS7 in Odessa.

  • Distemper outbreak reported

    Distemper outbreak reported

    Odessa Animal Control was recently notified by a rescue group that some of its dogs that were rescued, contracted distemper. 

  • Friday, October 23, 2020
  • Odessa woman dies after two-vehicle collision

    Odessa woman dies after two-vehicle collision

    A 26-year-old Odessa woman has died following a major collision that occurred Thursday evening in central Odessa.

  • Wednesday, March 16, 2011
  • (HNS) Hobbs man pleads 'no contest' in killing 11-year-old

    (HNS) Hobbs man pleads 'no contest' in killing 11-year-old

    The more than four-year-long legal saga surrounding the death of an 11-year-old Hobbs boy came to an “unusual but appropriate” end Monday, defense attorney Barry Crutchfield said.

  • Tuesday, October 20, 2020
  • ECISD to pilot SpaceX internet

    ECISD to pilot SpaceX internet

    Ector County ISD on Tuesday became the first school district in the nation to partner with SpaceX to provide broadband service to families with poor or no internet access.

  • Monday, October 19, 2020
  • ECTOR COUNTY FELONY INDICTMENTS: October 19

    ECTOR COUNTY FELONY INDICTMENTS: October 19

    The following is a list of felony indictments by an Ector County grand jury on July 20, 27, Sept. 14 and Sept. 29. The list does not include those who have yet to be arrested.

  • Police searching for teenager involved fatal shooting

    Police searching for teenager involved fatal shooting

    The Odessa Police Department is looking for a teenager who was arrested last week in connection to a fatal shooting that happened in September in North Odessa.

  • Tuesday, October 20, 2020
  • Board hears COVID concerns

    Board hears COVID concerns

    Teachers and counselors expressed concern to Ector County ISD board members about the timeliness of being notified of COVID-19 cases, classrooms with too many students, the risk of being around younger students with no masks and other items.

  • Sunday, October 18, 2020
  • OPT program lifts clerk to teacher

    OPT program lifts clerk to teacher

    Brenda Rangel never thought she could be a teacher, but she has fulfilled a dream through the Odessa Pathway to Teaching program.

Top Businesses

John's Corner

John's Corner

tel. 432-362-0004

3827 N Dixie Blvd, Odessa, TX 79762

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.

OA Advertising

OA Advertising

tel. 432-333-7602

222 E. 4th Street, Odessa, TX 79760

Print and Digital Advertising couldn't be easier. The Odessa American delivers world-class journalism to the Permian Basin’s most influential audiences. We specialize in connecting our engaged consumers to marketers by utilizing OA print, mobile, digital, social media and high-level live event platforms. This allows us to present unparalleled advertising and sponsorship opportunities for brands looking to reach a high-quality consumer and alignment with best-in-class content.   Whether you’re a local store owner looking to promote your business or a corporate marketer responsible for multiple locations, we offer a suite of solutions that deliver the leads you desire.     Find out what opportunities are available on our multi-channel platforms for your brand. Download our Digital Media Guide today.

Odessa American

Odessa American

tel. 432-337-4661

222 E 4th St, Odessa, TX 79761

Basin Podiatry

Basin Podiatry

tel. 432-550-3668

2626 JBS Parkway, Odessa, TX 79761

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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