• May 7, 2015

Odessa American: Celinda Hawkins

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Celinda Hawkins

Celinda Hawkins

  • Celinda Hawkins, a native Odessan, has come home to the Odessa American from the Abilene Reporter-News where she served as the paper’s first bureau chief in Brownwood. She is the city editor for the Odessa American.

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FLASHBACK: The Ector is back in the movie business

The smell of popcorn wafting from the lobby, with a bit of a sweet smell coming from the soda fountain will not be a distant memory anymore when the Ector Theatre begins showing the classic movies at the classic theater Sept. 28.

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