Posted: Dec 20, 2015
For a trip to the North Pole, there’s no finer way to travel than on board The Polar Express.
If you’ve seen news reports on suspicious state contracts or chemical waste pits or officials’ text messages in the Waco biker shootout, you may notice a recurring theme: Government records obtained through the Texas Public Information Act.
A 4-year-old Sheffield boy died in a one-vehicle accident in which troopers reported the vehicle crashed into a home.
Two DPS Texas Highway Patrol sergeants were shot Tuesday afternoon while assisting Texas Rangers in arresting a man with warrants out of Ward County.
Officials with the First Basin Credit Union Permian Basin Fair and Expo announced country music star Trace Adkins will headline the 40th annual event among other additions Thursday.
Posted: Aug 11, 2018
On Aug. 11, 1965, rioting and looting that claimed 34 lives broke out in the predominantly b…
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SEATTLE (AP) — The day he picked to die, Robert Fuller had the party of a lifetime.
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Although she once dreamed of being an optometrist, newly installed Cavazos Elementary Principal Amanda Montelongo has found her calling in education.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored two first-half goals before Carlos Vela tied it early in the second half, but the LA Galaxy remai…
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MIDLAND The Midland High Bulldogs hope to keep their streak of consecutive playoff appearances going.
Press release via Ector County Sheriff's Office:
A 55-year-old man has been charged with a federal offense after he reportedly robbed a bank in northeast Odessa.
An Ector County Sheriff’s Office official said over the phone on Wednesday afternoon a 22-year-old man that was arrested in connection to a 2017 fatal shooting arrived at the Ector County Law Enforcement Center on Tuesday.
A 27-year-old man and his 24-year-old boyfriend were arrested after they reportedly broke into his sister’s house and assaulted his brother-in-law.
A former Ector County Law Enforcement Center Detention Officer was arrested Thursday after he reportedly started to masturbate as an inmate got dressed.
A 29-year-old Louisiana man was arrested Tuesday after he reportedly sexually assaulted a 14-year-old girl.
The Odessa Police Department is searching for a man that reportedly threatened another person to pay for his merchandise at Target.
A 36-year-old Midland woman was indicted by an Ector County Grand Jury in connection to the deaths of 6-year-old Odessa twins Mya and Mia Coy.
LUBBOCK The Permian Panthers finished up their fall camp portion of the season with a scrimmage against Lubbock-Cooper Friday at Pirate Stadium.
A 17-year-old male Permian High School student was arrested Friday by Ector County ISD police on multiple charges.
AUSTIN Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA) and Texas Cultural Trust are now accepting applications for the 2020 class of Texas Young Masters, a joint initiative that provides exemplary Texas-based arts students in grades 8-11 with the financial help needed to pursue advanced study in the areas of visual arts, literary arts, music, theatre, dance, musical theater, folk arts, and media arts.
The Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, 1500 I-20, Midland, has scheduled Building Bots Robotics & Engineering Funlab for the fall line up for students in grades K-6. Registration opens to Petroleum Museum Members on Aug. 1 and to non-members on Aug. 5. Kindergarten to second grade: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 3, Oct. 1, and Nov. 5. Third grade to sixth grade: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Sept. 17, Oct. 15, and Nov. 19. There will be different themes for each session. The STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics) educational programming will use equipment such as LEGO Robotics (WeDo 2.0 and Mindstorm EV3s), Ozobots, Osmos, Spheros, and NEW KUBO to help get kids get excited about learning. Pre-registration is required. Cost is $25 per session for Petroleum Museum members and $30 per session for non-members. Call 683-4403 or email email@example.com. To register, visit tinyurl.com/y4hbhvva. For discounts, visit tinyurl.com/y6fvahuc.
The Museum of the Southwest, 1705 W. Missouri Ave., Midland, has scheduled the exhibit “Felice House: Face West” through Sept. 8 in the Marian Blakemore Kennedy Gallery.
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.
Texas Lawyers for Texas Veterans has scheduled Legal Clinics for veterans from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. March 26, May 28, Aug 27 and Nov. 12.
The Odessa Downtown Lions Club has scheduled a New Odessa Professional Club informational meeting for community leaders, professionals and executives at 7 p.m. Aug. 27 at Odessa Regional Medical Center. Call 335-0234 or visit tinyurl.com/y6bdooet.
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Midland High senior Spencer Blue speaks with members of the Odessa American sports staff about the upcoming high school football season.
Midland High senior Sylvester Galindo speaks with the Odessa American sports staff about the upcoming football season.
Midland High head coach Tim Anuszkiewicz talks about the upcoming season with members of the Odessa American sports staff.
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When President Trump casually announced that tariff trade wars were easy to win, we warned that would not be the case. After a stunning two-year rally, the markets are now mired in verbal insults, mostly from our side.
This morning China threatens to make good on its promise to retaliate for higher tariffs imposed by the United States. Not surprisingly the DJIA is down about 250 points.
After bragging about his stock market success, lately the President has been using what one observer calls the Trump put. A put is a hedge on a move down in a security. When we have had days like this, a sudden drop in equity prices, Trump has followed up by relaxing the latest tariff threat.
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