• January 25, 2021

Odessa American: Ector County

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County’s 2021 road work detailed

Ector County commissioners Tuesday accepted Public Works Director Evans Kessey’s 2020 roads and streets construction report and heard his 2021 plan to spend $5.2-million widening, upgrading and improving drainage on West 42nd Street from FM 1936 to Moss Avenue.

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Hail damage claims viewed

Meeting for the first time, the newly reconstituted Ector County Commissioners Court Tuesday will consider signing sworn statements to cover more than $1 million in hail damages to county buildings from storms that battered Odessa nearly three years ago. 

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JPs’ work ethics questioned

The owner of an Odessa multi-family home construction company told Ector County commissioners Thursday that the county’s four justices of the peace have been unavailable since the pandemic started in March and that he has urgent business that he has been prevented from tr…

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Commissioners beef up SO

In their last regular meeting of 2020, Ector County commissioners will convene at 10 a.m. Thursday in the Ector County administration building at 1010 E. Eighth St., to discuss buying equipment for the new booking area of the law enforcement center just south of town off …

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COVID-19 vaccinations planned

Ector County Health Department Director Brandy Garcia told county commissioners Tuesday that COVID-19 vaccines here will first be given to hospital employees, emergency medical personnel and staff members and residents at nursing homes, Precinct 3 Commissioner Dale Childe…

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Teen mom charged with shooting her baby with pellet gun

A teenage mother was arrested after she reportedly shot her 9-month-old daughter with a pellet gun.

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County donates $700,000

Local non-profit groups had been having an even tougher time than usual with the COVID-19 pandemic’s playing havoc with fundraising, so they were ecstatic over the Ector County commissioners’ recent donation of $700,000 in leftover money from federal CARES Act appropriations.

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Examiner’s office clarifies portable morgue

The Ector County Commissioners spoke briefly about issues related to COVID-19 during its scheduled meeting on Thursday morning.

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City runoffs to be slated

In a special 10 a.m. Thursday meeting, Ector County commissioners will consider setting Dec. 15 for runoff elections among City of Odessa mayoral candidates Dewey Bryant and Javier Joven and city council hopefuls Mark Matta and Michael Shelton in District 1 and David Turn…

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