DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(102221)-PASTOR DAWN WEAKS, BREAST CANCER SURVIVOR

Odessa, Texas/October 22, 2021-Dawn Weaks, pastor at Connection Christian Church in Odessa is a breast cancer survivor. Pastor Weaks describes her journey from her cancer diagnosis to recovery from breast cancer.

(Dawn Weaks, Pastor-Connection Christian Church, Odessa, Texas)

Pastor Dawn Weaks told her husband of her cancer diagnosis but was very concerned how her children would react to the devistating news.

(Dawn Weaks, Pastor-Connection Christian Church, Odessa, Texas)

“Pink The Basin” a non-profit organization provides various services to women and also men through funding to partnering hospitals.

(Dawn Weaks, Pastor-Connection Christian Church, Odessa, Texas)

For more information contact “Pink The Basin” at pinkthebasin.com. For DRB Media Communications Digital News, Danny Barrera

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DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(102121)-NEW OBSERVATORY AND PLANETARIUM AT OHS RIBBON CUTTING

Odessa, Texas/October 21, 2021-Ector County ISD hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony at Odessa High School to unveil the new planetarium.

In 1969, Odessa High School was part of the space movement when Apollo 11’s lunar module landed on the moon. Around that year a science wing was added to OHS and an observatory was built on top of the high school’s roof.

(Scott Muri, Superintendent of Schools at Ector County ISD)

After several years post 1969 the telescopes stopped working and were out of commission and the observatory was closed. In 2020 the observatory was rediscovered by workers working on the roof at Odessa High School.

(Scott Muri, Superintendent of Schools at Ector County ISD)

The Innovation Department at ECISD, Odessa High School, the Education Foundation, the Astronomy Club and Chevron began the process of seeking funding for renovations for the forgotten time capsule.

(Scott Muri, Superintendent of Schools at Ector County ISD)

The observatory will made available to students very soon, and the planetarium portion of the observatory will be used not only for astronomy, but for instruction in other core subjects as well as.

For DRB Media Communications Digital News, Danny Barrera

 

DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(100821)-MASSIVE WATER LEAK AT AN ODESSA WATER TOWER

Odessa, Texas/October 8, 2021-(Voice of Raymundo-Witness)

On Thursday, October 7th at approximately 4:30pm Odessa Police, Odessa Fire Rescue and the City of Odessa Water Department responded to the Odessa water tower located 93rd street and Rainbow.

(Thomas Kerr, Director of Public Works and Utilities-City of Odessa)

City of Odessa  Water Department officials isolated the tank and closed the valve so that water was not feeding into the tower from the system.

(Thomas Kerr, Director of Public Works and Utilities-City of Odessa)

Several City of Odessa Water Department workers were injured during water leak.

(Thomas Kerr, Director of Public Works and Utilities-City of Odessa)

It Is believed that the age and fatigue of the coupling fitting was the cause of the rupture and water leak.

For DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, Danny Barrera

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DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(100621)-NATIONAL NIGHT OUT 2021-ODESSA, TEXAS

ODESSA, TEXAS/OCTOBER 6, 2021-THE ODESSA POLICE DEPARTMENT, ECTOR COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE AND ODESSA FIRE RESCUE VISITED LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT THE CITY OF ODESSA AND ECTOR COUNTY FOR NATIONAL NIGHT OUT. THIS YEAR’S EVENT WAS HELD ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5TH, 2021.

(ROBERT DEPORTO, DEPUTY CHIEF-ODESSA POLICE DEPARTMENT)

THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC HAD IMPACT FOR A LOW SIGN-UP FOR THIS YEAR’S NATIONAL NIGHT OUT.

(ROBERT DEPORTO, DEPUTY CHIEF-ODESSA POLICE DEPARTMENT )

MANAGEMENT OF THE PEPPERTREE APARTMENTS WERE EXCITED TO BE PART OF NATIONAL NIGHT OUT. FAMILES FROM THE COMPLEX ENJOYED GOING INSIDE THE OPD SWAT VEHICLE.

(JESSICA VEGA, PROPERTY MANAGER-PEPPERTREE APARMENT HOMES-ODESSA, TEXAS)

SEVERAL CHURCH’S, APARTMENT COMPLEXES AND NEIGHBORHOODS PARTICIPATED IN NATIONAL NIGHT OUT. RESIDENTS ENJOYED HAMBURGERS, HOT DOGS, EATS AND TREATS.

(JESSICA VEGA, PROPERTY MANAGER-PEPPERTREE APARMENT HOMES-ODESSA, TEXAS)

FOR DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, DANNY BARRERA

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