GOOD NEWS: Local nurse honored with DAISY Award

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Marissa Baeza, clinical coordinator and nurse for DaVita Odessa Dialysis, was recently honored with The DAISY Award For Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of...

THE ECONOMIST: A missing chapter

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Over 20 years ago, the Texas Legislature passed the Texas Economic Development Act, which allows school districts to offer tax incentives for businesses that...

TEXAS VIEW: Abbott should not endanger children by refusing shelter

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Gov. Greg Abbott last Monday issued a state of emergency along the border relative to the “ongoing surge of individuals unlawfully crossing the Texas-Mexico...

SULLUM: Does elderly veteran have any recourse against cops who assaulted him?

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The three federal police officers who brutally assaulted Vietnam veteran Jose Oliva at a Veteran Affairs hospital in El Paso five years ago later...

ECISD recognizes employees of the year

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Six Ector County ISD employees were recognized with Employee of the Year awards by a small contingent of administrators. Included in the six were Elementary...

ROMANO: India’s COVID outbreak is bad, could be much worse

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India is experiencing a massive outbreak of COVID-19 with a probable more than 12 million new cases a day as the virus peaks, according...

MATTER OF RECORD: May 9, 2021

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MARRIAGE APPLICATIONS April 13: Joaquin Alonso Valles and Avadeza Rodriguez Ortega. April 16: Jared Kyle McGinnis and Renda Lee Schultz, Bobby Gene Baker Jr....

Fiesta West Texas

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PHOTO GALLERY: Fiesta West Texas celebrates its 25th year Friday at the Ector County Coliseum. Family shows include ‘Splash’ Sea Lion Show, Swifty Swine...

Borchardt earns designation from NIAAA

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The National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) has announced that Tracey Borchardt, athletic director at Ector County Independent School District, has been recognized by...

Community invited to First 5 Roll & Read

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First 5 Permian Basin’s Roll & Read is returning as an outdoor, in-person event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 15 at Memorial...