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AP: Catholic Church boards reviewing sex abuse fail victims

AP: Catholic Church boards reviewing sex abuse fail victims

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Facing thousands of clergy sex-abuse cases, U.S. Catholic leaders addressed their greatest crisis in the modern era with a promised reform: Mandatory review boards.

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Today in History

Today in History

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On Aug. 11, 1965, rioting and looting that claimed 34 lives broke out in the predominantly b…

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US Catholic Church boards reviewing sex abuse fail victims

US Catholic Church boards reviewing sex abuse fail victims

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The U.S. Catholic Church pushed what it called a key reform to address its exploding clergy sex abuse scandal almost two decades ago: Mandator…

Key witnesses will cap intense week in impeachment inquiry

Key witnesses will cap intense week in impeachment inquiry

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WASHINGTON (AP) — House impeachment investigators will hear from two key witnesses Thursday who grew alarmed by how President Donald Trump and…

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Men alleging sex abuse by Ohio State doc to address trustees

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Several of the 300-plus men alleging decades-old sexual misconduct by a team doctor are expected to address Ohio State t…

Alston, Jessup lead Boise State over BYU in OT 72-68

Alston, Jessup lead Boise State over BYU in OT 72-68

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Derrick Alston had 26 points and 11 rebounds, Justinian Jessup scored seven of his nine points in overtime and Boise State…

Upcoming events

  • Today, November 21, 2019
  • Fourth annual West Texas Film Festival

    The fourth annual West Texas Film Festival has been scheduled for Nov. 21-23. The opening night gala (Nov. 21) will be held at the Ellen Noel Art Museum. Film screenings Nov. 22-23 will be held at the Jack Rodgers Fine Art Center at Odessa College.

  • YPE/WEN Holiday Party at Miss Cayce's Benefiting Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center

    Don't miss YPE and WEN's Holiday Party at Miss Cayce's Christmas Store sponsored by HNB Mortgage and Pioneer Natural Resources on November 21, 2019 from 5:30-7:30 PM benefiting PBALC! We can't wait to kick off the holiday season with drinks, bites, crafts, shopping and raffles! Tickets are $10.00 when purchased ahead or $15.00 at the door.  Get your tickets online now at:

  • Overeaters Anonymous Meetings

    Overeaters Anonymous Meetings for all eating disorders (bulimia, bingeing, obsessive/compulsive eating or anorexia) have been scheduled from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., 12-Step Study on Mondays in portable building A and 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Topic Meeting on Thursdays in portable building B at Christ Church Anglican, 5501 N. Midkiff Road, Midland. Admission is free and open to the public. Call 553-1031 or visit www.oa.org.

  • Ladies Bunco Night

    The Rock Odessa, 4803 Plaza Blvd., has scheduled Bunco Night for ladies from 6:15 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. the third Thursday of each month through Dec. 19.

  • Friday, November 22, 2019
  • Fourth annual West Texas Film Festival

    The fourth annual West Texas Film Festival has been scheduled for Nov. 21-23. The opening night gala (Nov. 21) will be held at the Ellen Noel Art Museum. Film screenings Nov. 22-23 will be held at the Jack Rodgers Fine Art Center at Odessa College.

  • Saturday, November 23, 2019
  • Fourth annual West Texas Film Festival

    The fourth annual West Texas Film Festival has been scheduled for Nov. 21-23. The opening night gala (Nov. 21) will be held at the Ellen Noel Art Museum. Film screenings Nov. 22-23 will be held at the Jack Rodgers Fine Art Center at Odessa College.

  • Monday, November 25, 2019
  • Men's fellowship

    A men's fellowship has been scheduled from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Mondays at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 907 S. Dixie Blvd.

  • Overeaters Anonymous Meetings

    Overeaters Anonymous Meetings for all eating disorders (bulimia, bingeing, obsessive/compulsive eating or anorexia) have been scheduled from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., 12-Step Study on Mondays in portable building A and 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Topic Meeting on Thursdays in portable building B at Christ Church Anglican, 5501 N. Midkiff Road, Midland. Admission is free and open to the public. Call 553-1031 or visit www.oa.org.

  • Tuesday, November 26, 2019
  • Caregiver Support Group

    The Courtyards Assisted Living and Memory Care, 201 Parks Village Drive, has scheduled Caregiver Support Group from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month through Dec. 24. Anyone caring for a person 60 years of age and older are invited to join the group. By working together, participants can help each other cope with effects of disease and aging. Group members openly discuss their feelings, experiences, and fears in a non-judgmental and supportive atmosphere. Practical issues such as healthcare assistance, dealing with behaviors, respite and much more are discussed. Call 339-1048 or visit tinyurl.com/y3t8pbhs.

  • Thursday, November 28, 2019
  • Overeaters Anonymous Meetings

    Overeaters Anonymous Meetings for all eating disorders (bulimia, bingeing, obsessive/compulsive eating or anorexia) have been scheduled from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., 12-Step Study on Mondays in portable building A and 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Topic Meeting on Thursdays in portable building B at Christ Church Anglican, 5501 N. Midkiff Road, Midland. Admission is free and open to the public. Call 553-1031 or visit www.oa.org.

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John's Corner

John's Corner

tel. 432-362-0004

3827 N Dixie Blvd, Odessa, TX 79762

John's Corner in Odessa TX John's Corner is a landscaping and nursery garden solutions company located in Odessa, TX. John's specializes in various gardening areas such as: organic solutions, flowers, house plants, beddings plants, trees, shrubs, ground cover, and much more. With the correct guidance and solutions, John's employees are equipped with the knowledge and experience to improve your gardening area. Our garden center is based in the vicinity of Ector & Midland Counties, so if your garden is undergoing rough times, we have the products to help. These products include; Ferti-lome, Soil Mender, Roundup, Turfmark, Scott’s Ortho, Green Light, and Hi-yield.Our reputation speaks for itself; John’s Corner has won Best Nursery in the Odessa American Reader’s Choice Poll for 10 years in a row. If you are located in Andrews, Odessa, Midland, Permian Basin, or Ector County, we are here to fulfill all of your gardening or landscaping needs.

OA Advertising

OA Advertising

tel. 432-333-7602

222 E. 4th Street, Odessa, TX 79760

Print and Digital Advertising couldn't be easier. The Odessa American delivers world-class journalism to the Permian Basin’s most influential audiences. We specialize in connecting our engaged consumers to marketers by utilizing OA print, mobile, digital, social media and high-level live event platforms. This allows us to present unparalleled advertising and sponsorship opportunities for brands looking to reach a high-quality consumer and alignment with best-in-class content.   Whether you’re a local store owner looking to promote your business or a corporate marketer responsible for multiple locations, we offer a suite of solutions that deliver the leads you desire.     Find out what opportunities are available on our multi-channel platforms for your brand. Download our Digital Media Guide today.

Basin Podiatry

Basin Podiatry

tel. 432-550-3668

2626 JBS Parkway, Odessa, TX 79761

We provide high quality medical care for your feet and ankles. Patient care is our top priority. Our goal is to provide excellent medical care of the foot and ankle in a Christian and patient environment. Our number one priority is patient care and to see that you feel comfortable in our office. We want you to know that we will go above and beyond to accommodate all of our patients!

Odessa American

Odessa American

tel. 432-337-4661

222 E 4th St, Odessa, TX 79761

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From Lizzo to Lil Nas, new kids on the block rule Grammys

From Lizzo to Lil Nas, new kids on the block rule Grammys

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NEW YORK (AP) — Genre-mashing, bold and chart-topping new artists have caught the attention of the Recording Academy, as Lizzo, Billie Eilish …

Native Americans honor 50th anniversary of Alcatraz takeover

Native Americans honor 50th anniversary of Alcatraz takeover

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — For Eloy Martinez, returning to Alcatraz Island meant a joyous reunion with people he hadn’t seen in decades. It also bro…

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PET OF THE WEEK: Maci

PET OF THE WEEK: Maci

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Maci, a 2-year-old female Schnauzer/Dachshund mix, needs to be adopted into a good home. To …

PET OF THE WEEK: Mabel

PET OF THE WEEK: Mabel

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Mabel, a 4-month-old female Domestic Cat, needs to be adopted into a good home. To adopt Mab…

Good News: Donation

Good News: Donation

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Lowe's La Tienda recently donated water to the Odessa Police Department.

GOOD NEWS: Upgrades in store for Museum of the Big Bend

GOOD NEWS: Upgrades in store for Museum of the Big Bend

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ALPINE Brand new video monitor kiosks with touch screen capabilities will highlight current technology upgrades at the Museum o…