Take a look at the news in and around Odessa on Tuesday, April 3. Find complete local news coverage in the Odessa American every day, online at oaoa.com and our daily E-Edition at myoaoa.com.

1. A panel of experts will talk about “Shale and Texas Energy: Past and Future” for the next John Ben Shepperd Public Leadership Institute Distinguished Lecture series set for 7 p.m. April 26 at the Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center, 1310 N. Farm to Market Road 1788 in Midland.

2. A man pled guilty at the Ector County Courthouse Monday to sexually abusing his two step-daughters.

3. A man was arrested Monday morning following pursuit of a stolen vehicle traveling from Winkler County to Ector County.

4. To mark World Autism Day and raise awareness of caring for children with disabilities, Albertsons Market kicked off a Shop & Share drive Monday with a ribbon cutting and City of Odessa proclamation that brought together the Odessa and Midland chambers of commerce.

5. IN SPORTS: The Lady Bronchos soccer team takes on Keller Central in a Class 6A area-round playoff matchup at 5 p.m. today at Abilene’s Shotwell Stadium.