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Second City? White Sox, Cubs close in on division titles

Second City? White Sox, Cubs close in on divisi…

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CHICAGO (AP) — Powered by the steady presence of José Abreu, the White Sox revival is roaring on the South Side.

Pogacar rides to victory at COVID-defying Tour de France

Pogacar rides to victory at COVID-defying Tour …

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PARIS (AP) — Riding high on a performance for the ages, 21-year-old Tour de France rookie Tadej Pogacar was cruising into Paris with the race leader's iconic yellow jersey Sunday, on his way to becoming the youngest post-war winner of the showpiece event that braved, and overcame, France’s worsening coronavirus epidemic.

Second City? White Sox, Cubs close in on division titles

Second City? White Sox, Cubs close in on division titles

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CHICAGO (AP) — Powered by the steady presence of José Abreu, the White Sox revival is roaring on the South Side.

Pogacar rides to victory at COVID-defying Tour de France

Pogacar rides to victory at COVID-defying Tour de France

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PARIS (AP) — Riding high on a performance for the ages, 21-year-old Tour de France rookie Tadej Pogacar was cruising into Paris with the race …

Leonard, once a starter, now helping Heat from the sideline

Leonard, once a starter, now helping Heat from the sideline

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Meyers Leonard was bent forward at the waist, standing a few feet away from Miami coach Erik Spoelstra on the He…

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Sept. 21

This Date in Baseball

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Sept. 21

Toyota Gazoo’s No. 8 car wins 24 Hours Le Mans for 3rd year

Toyota Gazoo’s No. 8 car wins 24 Hours Le Mans for 3rd year

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LE MANS, France (AP) — Toyota Gazoo's No. 8 car comfortably won the 24 Hours Le Mans by five laps from Rebellion No. 1 on Sunday to secure a t…

4 Son goals, 4 Kane assists as Spurs beats Southampton 5-2

4 Son goals, 4 Kane assists as Spurs beats Southampton 5-2

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SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Son Heung-min was set up four times by Harry Kane for his highest-scoring Premier League game as Tottenham beat So…

Indiana: Celebrate Public Lands Day by volunteering

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Department of Natural Resources says Hoosiers can celebrate National Public Lands Day on Saturday by supportin…

Halep beats Muguruza to reach 3rd Italian Open final

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ROME (AP) — Chasing her first title in Rome, top-seeded Simona Halep reached her third Italian Open final after beating Garbiñe Muguruza 6-3, …

Napoli beats Parma 2-0 as fans return to Serie A stadiums

Napoli beats Parma 2-0 as fans return to Serie A stadiums

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MILAN (AP) — Napoli won 2-0 at Parma in a match that marked the return of fans to Serie A stadiums on Sunday.

Leicester signs winger Cengiz Under on loan from Roma

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LONDON (AP) — Leicester is signing winger Cengiz Under on a season-long loan from Roma.

Dallas takes 1-0 lead into game 2 against Tampa Bay

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Dallas Stars (37-24-8, third in the Central Division during the regular season) vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (43-21-6, second in the Atlantic Divis…

Washington to visit Miami Sunday

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Washington Nationals (19-31, fifth in the NL East) vs. Miami Marlins (27-24, second in the NL East)

Pittsburgh takes 3-game losing streak into matchup with St. Louis

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St. Louis Cardinals (25-24, second in the NL Central) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (15-37, fifth in the NL Central)

Darvish expected to start for the Cubs against the Twins

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Minnesota Twins (32-22, second in the AL Central) vs. Chicago Cubs (31-21, first in the NL Central)

Dodgers visit Colorado, look to build on Kershaw's solid performance

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Los Angeles Dodgers (38-15, first in the NL West) vs. Colorado Rockies (22-29, fourth in the NL West)

Minor expected to start as Athletics host the Giants

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San Francisco Giants (25-26, third in the NL West) vs. Oakland Athletics (33-19, first in the AL West)

Los Angeles' Walsh puts 11-game hit streak on the line against Rangers

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Texas Rangers (18-34, fifth in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (23-30, fourth in the AL West)

Porcello expected to start as Mets host the Braves

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Atlanta Braves (30-22, first in the NL East) vs. New York Mets (24-28, fourth in the NL East)

San Diego's Machado puts 10-game hit streak on the line against Mariners

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San Diego Padres (33-20, second in the NL West) vs. Seattle Mariners (23-29, third in the AL West)

Upcoming events

  • Tuesday, September 22, 2020
  • PBALC’s Legal Literacy Live Stream with Pete Fierro

    Join the Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center and Pete Fierro of Legal Aid of Northwest Texas as we discuss the services and resources they provide.  Tune in to our live stream – comment, ask a question, or give it a like (or love!) for your chance to be entered to win a prize.

  • Saturday, October 31, 2020
  • Texas Book Festival 2020

    For the first time ever, the 2020 Texas Book Festival Weekend will be held entirely online. This virtual festival will take place from October 31 through November 15, offering two full weeks of free virtual sessions, including programming for adults, young adults, middle-grade readers, and children! The 2020 Texas Teen Book Festival will also take place during the two-week virtual festival, featuring conversations with acclaimed Young Adult authors aimed at teenage readers.

  • Sunday, November 15, 2020
  • Texas Book Festival 2020

    For the first time ever, the 2020 Texas Book Festival Weekend will be held entirely online. This virtual festival will take place from October 31 through November 15, offering two full weeks of free virtual sessions, including programming for adults, young adults, middle-grade readers, and children! The 2020 Texas Teen Book Festival will also take place during the two-week virtual festival, featuring conversations with acclaimed Young Adult authors aimed at teenage readers.

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  • Saturday, September 19, 2020
  • Three teens dead in Odessa

    Three teens dead in Odessa

    Odessa police are investigating a fatal crash that took place in north Odessa Saturday morning according to a press release from the Odessa Police Department.

  • Wednesday, September 16, 2020
  • Trump disputes health officials, sees mass vaccinations soon

    Trump disputes health officials, sees mass vaccinations soon

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Openly contradicting the government's top health experts, President Donald Trump predicted Wednesday that a safe and effective vaccine against the coronavirus could be ready as early as next month and in mass distribution soon after, undermining the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and calling him "confused” in projecting a longer time frame.

  • Friday, September 18, 2020
  • Man charged with sexually assaulting stepdaughter

    Man charged with sexually assaulting stepdaughter

    A 22-year-old woman reportedly told the Ector County Sheriff’s Office that she was sexually assaulted when she was younger by her then stepfather.

  • Tuesday, September 15, 2020
  • Superintendent gets salary increase

    Superintendent gets salary increase

    After a closed session, Ector County ISD trustees approved modifying Superintendent Scott Muri’s contract.

  • Monday, September 14, 2020
  • Man charged with assaulting wife

    Man charged with assaulting wife

    An Ector County Sheriff’s Office affidavit detailed that a 38-year-old man was arrested after he assaulted his wife three times since August 2019.

  • Wednesday, September 16, 2020
  • Man charged with assault, possession

    Man charged with assault, possession

    Multiple Odessa Police Department affidavits detail that a 29-year-old man was arrested after he assaulted his girlfriend, attempted to flee law enforcement in a vehicle and was in possession of multiple narcotics.

  • Man charged with choking girlfriend

    Man charged with choking girlfriend

    A 26-year-old man was arrested after he reportedly choked his recently pregnant girlfriend.

  • Monday, September 14, 2020
  • ECISD reports four new COVID cases

    ECISD reports four new COVID cases

    Ector County ISD reported four new COVID-19 cases since Friday.

  • Tuesday, September 15, 2020
  • Teachers powering through pandemic

    Teachers powering through pandemic

    Even with decades of teaching experience, Odessa High School biology instructor Karen Wilson and her daughter, chemistry teacher Brittany Rainey, are facing challenges this year juggling virtual and in-person students.

  • Monday, September 14, 2020
  • HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Week 3 Honor Roll

    HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Week 3 Honor Roll

    RICARDO SERRANO

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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