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GOOD NEWS: Course Completion

GOOD NEWS: Course Completion

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Ector County Sheriff officers recently completed a 40-hour Mental Health Officer course. The training was held at the Midland County Sheriff’s…

GOOD NEWS: Flag Donation

GOOD NEWS: Flag Donation

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The Ector County Sheriff's office was recently gifted this beautiful flag. The flag, handmade by Emmanuel Ortega, was donated to Sheriff’s Off…

GOOD NEWS: The United Family’s 28th annual charity classic breaks fundraising record

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The United Family raised a record $500,000 through the 28th annual Jacky Pierce Charity Classic golf tournament, held recently, including $23,…

GOOD NEWS: SouthWest Bank named in the best banks to work for list

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SouthWest Bank was recently named one of the Best Banks to Work For in 2019.

GOOD NEWS: Bonnie Warnock

GOOD NEWS: Bonnie Warnock

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Rodeo Coach CJ Aragon and students surprised Dean Bonnie Warnock with a Quarter Horse named Zoe at a recent special exhibition.

Marriage

MATTER OF RECORD: Oct. 4 to Oct. 10

MATTER OF RECORD: Oct. 4 to Oct. 10

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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: Sept. 13th to Oct. 3

MATTER OF RECORD: Sept. 13th to Oct. 3

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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: Sept. 13th to Sept. 26

MATTER OF RECORD: Sept. 13th to Sept. 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.

MATTER OF RECORD: Aug. 30th to Sept. 19th

MATTER OF RECORD: Aug. 30th to Sept. 19th

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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: Sept. 6 - Sept. 13

MATTER OF RECORD: Sept. 6 - Sept. 13

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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, October 18, 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.

  • Building Bots Robotics & Engineering Funlab

    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 education@petroleummuseum.org. To register, visit tinyurl.com/y4hbhvva. For discounts, visit tinyurl.com/y6fvahuc.

  • Church Fall Holiday Craft Bazaar

    Highland United Methodist Church, 1808 N. Dixie Blvd., has scheduled a fall holiday craft bazaar at 9 a.m. Oct. 18.

  • Fall/Holiday Craft Bazaar

    Fall and Holiday Crafts, Homemade Items, Food, Gifts, Holiday Décor and More!!

  • Halloween Costume Party

    A Halloween Costume Party has been scheduled featuring Tommy & The Boys from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Northside Senior Center, 1225 N. Adams. Bring a dish to share. Admission is $5.

  • BloodyBill.com Home of Def Con 1 & Circus of the Dead

    BloodyBill.com Home of Def Con 1 & Circus of the Dead, 2215 W. Second St., has scheduled more than 7,000 square feet of haunts from 7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 11-12, 18-19, 25-26, 30-31, Nov. 1. Admission is $10. Visit bloodybill.com.

  • Old Midland Trail of Horrors Night's

    Old Midland Trail of Horrors Night's has been scheduled from 8:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Oct. 11-12, 18-19, 25-26, 30-31 at Old Midland Trail Of Horrors, 2512 W. Ohio Ave., Midland. All ages welcomed. Food vendors will be available outside the haunted house. Admission is $15 cash. VIsit tinyurl.com/yx95awsh.

  • Saturday, October 19, 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.

  • Church Fall Holiday Craft Bazaar

    Highland United Methodist Church, 1808 N. Dixie Blvd., has scheduled a fall holiday craft bazaar at 9 a.m. Oct. 18.

  • Fall/Holiday Craft Bazaar

    Fall and Holiday Crafts, Homemade Items, Food, Gifts, Holiday Décor and More!!

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Top Businesses

Odessa American

Odessa American

tel. 432-337-4661

222 E 4th St, Odessa, TX 79761

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.

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.

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Local People

'The Casagrandes' extols Mexican American life via animation

'The Casagrandes' extols Mexican American life via animation

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — "The Casagrandes," Nickelodeon's new original animated series that centers around an 11-year-old girl trying to survi…

1 dead after plane landing on Alaska island went off runway

1 dead after plane landing on Alaska island went off runway

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JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — One person died after a commuter airplane went off the end of a runway while landing at an airport in the remote Aleutia…

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

Posted:

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

GOOD NEWS: Course Completion

GOOD NEWS: Course Completion

Posted:

Ector County Sheriff officers recently completed a 40-hour Mental Health Officer course. The training was held at the Midland C…

GOOD NEWS: Flag Donation

GOOD NEWS: Flag Donation

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The Ector County Sheriff's office was recently gifted this beautiful flag. The flag, handmade by Emmanuel Ortega, was donated t…