Take a look at the news in and around Odessa on Monday, Jan. 22. Find complete local news coverage in the Odessa American every day, online at oaoa.com and our daily E-Edition at myoaoa.com.
1. The Odessa City Council on Tuesday will again discuss proposed changes to the board, following a meeting earlier this month that turned into a heated exchange on the city’s eastern sprawl.
2. Texas Department of Transportation Spokesman Gene Powell said TxDOT has seen 13 bridge strikes since Nov. 1, and around 100 bridge strikes in total in the past six years.
3. Ector County Health Department epidemiologist Amrinder Chahal is in the business of disease identification. He keeps an eye out for certain illnesses to help prevent them from spreading.
4. Odessa police are investigating early morning shooting today on Graves Court.
5. IN SPORTS: A week after finishing their first two-day meet of the season, the Permian and Odessa High boys and girls gymnastics teams jumped back into competition Saturday at the Harold Green Invitational.