Take a look at the news in and around Odessa on Wednesday, June 20. Find complete local news coverage in the Odessa American every day, online at oaoa.com and our daily E-Edition at myoaoa.com.
1. Odessa’s economy is growing at a white-hot pace — evident in everything from surging employment and hotel stays to general spending and home and auto sales.
2. After another round of heated discussions Tuesday night, Ector County Hospital District board members voted to keep Mary Thompson as the current board chair.
3. Odessa police and the United States Marshals Service arrested a man Tuesday afternoon on a charge of felony capital murder.
4. Ector County Independent School District released scores for the 2018 administration of the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness tests Tuesday and said they show growth in many areas.
5. IN SPORTS: Jesse Florkowski surged to the top of the Getchell Division standings Tuesday on the second day of the North American One-Armed Golfer Association Championship.