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GOOD NEWS: JBS Leadership Institute to honor 2019 outstanding leaders

GOOD NEWS: JBS Leadership Institute to honor 2019 outstanding leaders

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The University of Texas Permian Basin is celebrating the winners of the John Ben Shepperd Leadership Institute’s highest honors during the Tex…

GOOD NEWS: Food Drive

GOOD NEWS: Food Drive

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The West Texas Food Bank was the recent recipient of a large food drive hosted by the employees of Oncor. Employees from Oncor collected nonpe…

GOOD NEWS: Sul Ross athletics director, coach steps down

GOOD NEWS: Sul Ross athletics director, coach steps down

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ALPINE Sul Ross State University athletics director and head baseball coach Bobby Mesker has stepped down from his AD position.

GOOD NEWS: Mother finds path back to school at MC with her daughter

GOOD NEWS: Mother finds path back to school at MC with her daughter

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MIDLAND Mother and daughter duo Priscilla Lopez and Eaden Arriola are conquering Midland College (MC) together. Lopez began taking classes in …

GOOD NEWS: Sul Ross Rodeo beefs up

GOOD NEWS: Sul Ross Rodeo beefs up

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ALPINE “Get one percent better each day” is the motto Coach CJ Aragon uses with the Sul Ross State University Rodeo Team.

Marriage

MATTER OF RECORD: Aug 16 - Aug 21

MATTER OF RECORD: Aug 16 - Aug 21

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Matter of Record is a weekly listing of publicly available records at the Ector County Courthouse of marriage applications and divorces.

MATTER OF RECORD: Aug 7 - Aug 15

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MARRIAGE APPLICATIONS

MATTER OF RECORD: july 31 - Aug 9

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MARRIAGE APPLICATIONS

MATTER OF RECORD: July 26,2019 to August 1, 2019

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MARRIAGE APPLICATIONS

MATTER OF RECORD: July 19 through July 26

MATTER OF RECORD: July 19 through July 26

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Matter of Record is a weekly listing of publicly available records at the Ector County Courthouse of marriage applications and divorces.

Pets

PET OF THE WEEK: Red

PET OF THE WEEK: Red

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Red, a 1- to 2-year-old male Heeler mix, needs to be adopted into a good home. Red is friendly loves affection from people and he is also grea…

PET OF THE WEEK: Cliff

PET OF THE WEEK: Cliff

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Cliff, a 1-year-old male Labrador mix, needs to be adopted into a good home. Cliff loves affection from people and he is also great with other…

PET OF THE WEEK: Duchess

PET OF THE WEEK: Duchess

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Duchess, a 3 year-old female Chi-weenie, needs to be adopted into a good home. To adopt Duchess or any of the other pets at the Humane Society…

PET OF THE WEEK: Anna

PET OF THE WEEK: Anna

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Anna, a 2-year-old female believed to be a Pit Bull mix, needs a second chance to find her forever home. She had a home but was picked up as a…

PET OF THE WEEK: Max

PET OF THE WEEK: Max

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Max, a young male orange and white kitten, needs to find his forever home. He is great with other cats and kittens. Max is fully vetted and wi…

Upcoming events

  • Today, August 25, 2019
  • Texas Commission On The Arts And Texas Cultural trust now accepting applications for 2020 class of Texas young masters

    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.

  • Midland County Fair

    The Midland County Fair will celebrate its 10th year Aug. 22-25 at the Midland County Horseshoe Pavilion, 2514 Arena Trail, Midland.

  • Special guest speaker the Rev. Janie Kelley

    The Unity of West Texas, 210 E. 12th St., will have a special guest speaker the Rev. Janie Kelley at during morning worship services at 11 a.m. Aug. 25.

  • Celebrating the Rev. Windsor Archie and family, Leatrice and Ashleigh

    Rose of Sharon Missionary Baptist Church, 1615 E. Murphy St., will celebrate the second anniversary of the Rev. Windsor Archie and family, Leatrice and Ashleigh at 11 a.m. and at 3 p.m. Sept. 1. Special guests will be the Rev. A.A. Kuykendall of Waco and the Rev. T.J. Roerson of Texarkana, and the Rev. Samuel Buhl of Odessa.

  • Fundraiser luncheon

    Belmont Baptist Church, 806 N. Belmont Ave., has scheduled a fundraiser luncheon from noon to 2 p.m. Aug. 25 after worship services benefiting the children's ministry. The menu will include meatloaf, mashed potatoes, green beans, salad, and banana pudding. Visit tinyurl.com/yyydwhl4.

  • The Destructores Mexican Rodeo, Jaripeo En La Sangre and El Recodor

    La Hacienda Event Center, 12610 Highway 191, Midland, has scheduled The Destructores Mexican Rodeo, Jaripeo En La Sangre and El Recodor Aug. 25. Doors open at 2 p.m. Visit www.haciendamidland.com.

  • “Felice House: Face West” Exhibit

    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.

  • All Hands On Deck! Show

    Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center, 1310 N. FM 1788, Midland, has scheduled All Hands On Deck! Show at 2:30 p.m. Aug. 25. Box office hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. Call 552-4452 or email at info@wagnernoel.com. Tickets available at 800-514-3849 or at www.wagnernoel.com.

  • Comanche Springs Rodeo

    The Fort Stockton Chamber of Commerce has scheduled the Comanche Springs Rodeo Aug. 23-25 at the Pecos County Coliseum, Fort Stockton. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 23, 10 a.m. Aug. 24 and 3 p.m. on Aug. 25. There will be a rodeo queen pageant, rodeo parade (10 a.m. Aug. 24 starting at Zero Stone Park), Mutton Bustin and a free concert featuring The Honky Toners and The Whiskey Brothers. Adult advance tickets are $10. Tickets at door are $12. Kids advance tickets for ages 6-10 are $4 or at the door $5. Kids 5 and under are free. Visit tinyurl.com/y4zq6qlk.

  • Celebrating the Rev. Windsor Archie and family, Leatrice and Ashleigh

    Rose of Sharon Missionary Baptist Church, 1615 E. Murphy St., will celebrate the second anniversary of the Rev. Windsor Archie and family, Leatrice and Ashleigh at 11 a.m. and at 3 p.m. Sept. 1. Special guests will be the Rev. A.A. Kuykendall of Waco and the Rev. T.J. Roerson of Texarkana, and the Rev. Samuel Buhl of Odessa.

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Odessa American

Odessa American

tel. 432-337-4661

222 E 4th St, Odessa, TX 79761

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.

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!

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.

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Community

PET OF THE WEEK: Red

PET OF THE WEEK: Red

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Red, a 1- to 2-year-old male Heeler mix, needs to be adopted into a good home. Red is friend…

PET OF THE WEEK: Cliff

PET OF THE WEEK: Cliff

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Cliff, a 1-year-old male Labrador mix, needs to be adopted into a good home. Cliff loves aff…

SENIOR CENTERS: July 26 – July 30, 2019

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SALVADOR M. GUERRERO SOUTHSIDE ACTIVITY CENTER

GOOD NEWS: JBS Leadership Institute to honor 2019 outstanding leaders

GOOD NEWS: JBS Leadership Institute to honor 2019 outstanding leaders

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The University of Texas Permian Basin is celebrating the winners of the John Ben Shepperd Leadership Institute’s highest honors…