DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(013022A)-FATAL CRASH INVOLVING A LOVING COUNTY DEPUTY

Midland, Texas/January 30, 2022-A fatal crash occurred on State Highway 302, 1 mile west of Mentone involving a Loving County Deputy. 

Preliminary information revealed that a Loving County female Deputy Lorin M. Readmond, 41 years-of-age was dispatched to assist another Deputy on a traffic stop. Deputy Readmond was eastbound on SH 302 with her emergency lights and siren activated.  

Her patrol vehicle, a 2018 Ford F-150 was involved in a collision with a 2017 International truck tractor with trailer, also traveling eastbound. 

Deputy Lorin M. Redmond was pronounced deceased at the scene by Justice of the Peace Amber King. 

The driver of the 2017 Internation truck trailer, Daniel Egidio Moran, a 62-year old male of San Antonio, Texas and Edgardo Cervantes a 52 year- old male of El Paso, Texas, were not injured. 

The crash is being investigated by the Texas Highway Patrol’s West Texas Region District Crash Team. 

This is DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS. 

DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(013022)-OESSA POLICE ACADEMY 23 GRADUATION CEREMONY

 

Odessa, Texas/January 30, 2022-The Odessa Police Department hosted the Odessa Police Academy 23 graduation ceremony at the Odessa Marriott. Seven OPA 23 graduating recruits and 2 Odessa Fire-Rescue officers with the Fire Marshals department completed required training. 

(Michael Gerke, Police Chief-Odessa Police Department) 

(Michelle Cervantes, Odessa Fire-Rescue/Fire Marshals Division) 

Lorenzo Rivas is following in his father’s footsteps when he joined Odessa Fire Rescue in May of 2020. Lorenzo Rivas, Jr., was with the Odessa Fire Department for 25 years until his retirement. 

(Lorenzo Rivas, OPA 23 Graduate-Odessa Fire Rescue/Fire Marshals Department) 

The newly sworn-in Odessa Police Officers will immediately begin their field training. It is hoped that these new officers will be able help enforce the city ordinance regarding game rooms 

(Lt. Caleb Lacey, Odessa Police Department) 

During the pining of the badge portion of the ceremony Odessa Police Academy 23 graduate Cameron Limon proposed to his girlfriend of four years. 

(Cameron Limon, OPA 23 Graduate/Odessa Police Department Officer) 

(Mariah Lujan, OPD Officer Cameron LImon’s Fiance) 

For DRB Media Communications Digital News, Danny Barrera 

 

 

DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(012822)-LACK OF BURIAL SPACE GIVES CONCERN TO COMMISSIONER

Odessa, Texas/January 28, 2022-During the regular scheduled meeting of the Ector County Commissoners,  Pricinct 4 Commissioner, Armando Rodriguez discussed his concern with the lack of plots for burials. Ector County has only one lot available on Muskingum and Myrtle for an extension of the Ector County Cemetery. 

(Armando Rodriguez, Ector County Commissioner, Pct. 4) 

A previous Ector County Commissioners Court several years earlier, voted not to extended the Ector County Cemetery. If there is evidence of that vote, there is the possibility of privatizing a new cemetery within the city limits. 

(Armando Rodriguez, Ector County Commissioner, Pct. 4) 

Commissioner Armando Rodriguez Rrequests resident of Ector County give feedback to other members of the commissioners court on the issue. 

For DRB Media Communications Digital News, Danny Barrera. 

DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(012422 )-YOUNG PROFESSIONALS OF ODESSA 2022 KICKOFF MIXER

Odessa, Texas/January 24, 2022-The Odessa Chamber of Commerce recently hosted the Young Professionals of Odessa Kickoff Mixer at the Ellen Noel Art Museum. The goal of the networking event is to encourge membership to the Young Professionals of Odessa for those professionals 21 to 40 years of age. 

(Heather Patton, Chairman-Young Professionals of Odessa/Odessa Chamber of Commerce) 

Professionals, community leaders, City and County representatives, as well as members of the Black Chamber of Commerce of the Permian Basin attended this yearly event. 

(Heather Patton, Chairman-Young Professionals of Odessa/Odessa Chamber of Commerce) 

Several members of the Young Professionals of Odessa received awards for their contributions to the ogranization and to community. 

For DRB Media Communications Digital News, Danny Barrera 

DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(012322)-DINOSAUR REVOLUTION/MIDLAND COUNTY CENTENNIAL LIBRARY

Midland, Texas/January 23, 2022-The Midland County Centennial Library is currently featuring Back From Extinction: Dinosaur Revolution. This free exhibit is for ages five years-of-age and up. 

(Juan Rios, Student-Visitor to Dinosaur Revolution) 

Library staff will host a Dinosaur-themed day during the MISD intercession week beginning February 7th. The day will feature activities to challenge student creativity and problem-solving skills. 

(Julie Pearson, Asst. Director 3/Midland Public Centennial Library) 

The Dinosaur Revolution exhibit is created by Minotaur Mazes and blends learning and play by inviting visitors to investigate all things dinosaur. 

(Samaar Meraz, Student -Visitor to Dinosaur Revolution) 

Dinosaur Revolution Closes May 6th. Call the Centennial Library at (432)-742-7400 to register for MISD intersession week.  

This exhibit is made possible by the FMH Foundaton, The Carnegie Circle, and the Midland County Public Library Foundation. For DRB Media Communications Digital News, Danny Barrera.