PET OF THE WEEK: Asher

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Asher, a 3-month-old male kitten, needs to be adopted into a good home. To adopt Asher, or any of the other pets at the...

PET OF THE WEEK: Blackie

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Blackie, a 1-year-old male Chihuahua mix, needs to be adopted into a good home. To adopt Blackie or any of the other pets at...

Rev. Lenius joins St. Stephen’s

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MIDLAND Recently ordained a priest and on his first assignment as parochial vicar, or assistant pastor, at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church at 4601 Neely...

HOLLAND: Our blueprint, compass, and instruction manual

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By William F. Holland Minister/Chaplain/Author When it comes to finding our place in this world, let’s consider two categories. The first one let’s call, floating down the...

NUGGETS: Christianity? Game, gamble, gift

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By Jannie Linney In the world of today, Christianity is treated so many different ways. It seems as if so many just make up their...

Church News July 31, 2021

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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 edition. Email oalife@oaoa.com. Phil Wickham will...

Odessa’s ‘Sno King’ serves up cool treat

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‘Dream big.’ That’s the motto of Odessa entrepreneur Gerardo Mazariegos, who owns ‘Sno King,’ a unique snow cone business that uses real fruit to create...

Nutrition for an active summer

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By United Supermarkets’ Registered Dietitians Lifestyle Desk Three fundamentals to follow in endurance or strength-focused sports are to stay hydrated, fuel up your muscles, and...

CATES: Summer and burns

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I am sure you can tell from my picture that I sunburn easily. I have had lunch in an outdoor café, didn’t think about...

MASTER GARDENERS: Alluring evergreen sports fragrant pink, purple flowers

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By Debbie Roland and Emmy Ulmschneider Master Gardeners Gray Creeping Germander, Teucrium aroanium, blooms with fragrant pink to purple flowers in summer. The plant is an excellent...