Take a look at the news in and around Odessa on Friday, June 1. 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 senior assistant attorney who accused his former boss Larry Long of paying him less because of his gender has resigned from the city, citing frustration that city officials failed to resolve his complaint, which followed a separate sexual harassment case that led to Long’s resignation.
2. No foul play is suspected in the death of an infant boy Thursday morning, the Odessa Police Department stated.
3. The Texas Education Agency has told the district some modifications need to be made to its plan to convert Ector Middle School into an in-district charter campus.
4. Odessa College has scheduled a slate of camps for youngsters this summer offering everything from sports and conversational Spanish to designing robots and drones.
5. University of Texas of the Permian Basin Registrar Joe Sanders doesn’t seek the spotlight, but that’s where he found himself recently as the winner of the Regents’ Outstanding Employee Award from the UT System.