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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

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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CATES: National Blood Donor Month

CATES: National Blood Donor Month

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I have had a pretty cool nursing career. I’ve gotten to do many things most people never even dream of as a nurse. But of all the exciting stu…

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WORLD VIEW: Julian Assange's extradition ruling: relief, not victory

WORLD VIEW: Julian Assange's extradition ruling: relief, not victory

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Donald Trump is using his last days in office to pardon those who do not deserve it. Among the most egregious recipients are the Blackwater se…

NATIONAL VIEW: A Garland for Biden’s Attorney General

NATIONAL VIEW: A Garland for Biden’s Attorney General

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Joe Biden promised to lower the temperature of America’s partisan hothouse, but some of his nominations have not lived up to that promise. One…

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CATES: National Blood Donor Month

CATES: National Blood Donor Month

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I have had a pretty cool nursing career. I’ve gotten to do many things most people never even dream of as a nurse. But of all the exciting stu…

CATES: Best for you, best for baby

CATES: Best for you, best for baby

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January is Birth Defects Prevention Month, and the theme this year is Best for You, Best for Baby. Birth defects are something I think about o…

Letters to the Editor

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Violence should not be promoted

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Violence should not be promoted

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I read with horror the letter to the editor from George Pitts in the January 17th edition of the Odessa American.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Country is in chaos

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Country is in chaos

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In the last five years there have been three attempted political coups to dispose Trump and effect overthrow our government.

Local People

RIGHT AT HOME: Space-themed decor brings the heavens indoors

RIGHT AT HOME: Space-themed decor brings the heavens indoors

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It was a tough year here on Earth, but 2020 was a bright spot for space exploration. SpaceX sent its futuristic Starship to new heights, three…

Millennial Money: 3 things to know if you’re new to gig work

Millennial Money: 3 things to know if you’re new to gig work

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Shutdowns, layoffs and salary cuts brought on by the coronavirus pandemic have left millions of Americans searching for new sources of income.…

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…

City, hospital work together

City, hospital work together

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They came, seeking hope and protection – a vaccine they pray will save them and loved ones from a deadly virus that has already…

Man pleads guilty to improper relationship between teacher, student

Man pleads guilty to improper relationship between teacher, student

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A 32-year-old man, who worked as a teacher’s aide for Odessa High School in 2018, pleaded guilty Wednesday to improper relation…