DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(1272020)-ADRIAN URQUIDI FINAL CAMPAIGN PUSH FOR DISTRICT 2

MIDLAND, TEXAS/JANUARY 27, 2020-ADRIAN URQUIDI, CANDIDATE FOR MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT 2 RECENTLY HELD A ‘MEET & GREET’ AT SUPER MERCADO, TO HAVE A CONVERSATION WITH POTENTIAL VOTERS AND TALK ABOUT THE NEEDS OF DISTRICT 2, AND TO ENCOURGE MEMBERS OF THE HISPANIC COMMUITY TO GO OUT AND VOTE. (ADRIAN URQUIDI, CANDIDATE FOR DISTRICT 2-MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL) PART OF URQUDI’S CAMPAIGN WAS A SPANISH RADIO LIVE REMOTE. LARRY CARRASCO, A BUSINESS OWNER WHO LIVED IN DISTRICT 2, WOULD LIKE TO SEE ADRIAN URQUIDI WIN THE DISTRICT 2, MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL SEAT. (LARRY CARRASCO, DRY CLEANERS AND RESTAURANT OWNER-IDLAND, TEXAS) ADRIAN URQUIDI IS HOPEFUL THAT HIS EFFORTS WILL YIELD HIM A WIN FOR MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT 2. VOTING STARTS, TUESDAY, JANUARY 28TH AND ENDS AT 7PM. FOR DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, DANNY BARRERA

Posted in NEWS   

DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(1262020)-ODESSA CODE ENFORCEMENT BLOCK PARTY JANUARY 2020

ODESSA, TEXAS/JANUARY 26, 2020-THE CITY OF ODESSA CODE ENFORCEMENT DEPARTMENT HELD IT’S FIRST BLOCK PARTY OF THE NEW YEAR AT THE ODESSA BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB WOODSON UNIT ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 25TH, 2020. LOCAL NON-PROFIT AGENCIES ALONG WITH OTHER CITY OF ODESSA DEPARTMENTS PROVIDED TREATS AND INFORMATION TO VISITORS AT THE EVENT. (MICHAEL MARRERO, ODESSA CITY MANAGER-ODESSA, TEXAS) THE PURPOSE OF THE BLOCK PARTIES IS TO GET RESIDENTS IN THE CITY TO TAKE PRIDE IN THEIR NEIGHBORHOODS BY KEEPING THEIR YARDS AND ALLYS FREE FROM TRASH AND DEBRIS FOR HEALTH AND SAFETY REASONS. (DARLEEN MAYS, CITY OF ODESSA CODE ENFORCEMENT-EDUCATOR) APPROXIMATELY 500 PEOPLE CAME OUT TO THE FIRST CITY OF ODESSA BLOCK PARTY OF 2020. FAMILIES ENJOYED FREE HOT DOGS AND DRINKS, FACE AND BALLOON PAINTING AND FUN ACTIVITIES . THE NEXT BLOCK PARTY IS SCHEDULED FOR APRIL 25TH, AT FLOYD GWIN PARK. THIS IS DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS.

Posted in NEWS   

DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(1242020)-TEXAS RANGERS & TXDPS INVESTIGATING SHOOTING- UPDATE

Midland, Texas/January 24, 2020-On January 22, 2020 shortly after 9:00 PM, Midland Police Officers were serving a search warrant at a residence located at 2009 East Pine Avenue in Midland TX, pursuant to an on-going narcotics investigation. While attempting to serve the search warrant there was an exchange of gun fire between Midland Police Officers and a 16 year old male juvenile suspect. During the incident a 3 year old female was injured. The 3 year old is in stable condition. The 16 year old male Juvenile shooting suspect is in custody. The Texas Rangers did locate evidence of narcotics trafficking in the residence, and continue to investigate the shooting. This is an ongoing investigation, and no additional information is available at this time. For DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, DANNY BARRERA

Posted in NEWS   

DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(1242020)-TEXAS RANGERS & TXDPS INVESTIGATING SHOOTING

MIDLAND, TEXAS/JANUARY 24, 2020-A 3 YEAR OLD GIRL WAS SHOT IN AN OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING IN THE 2000 BLOCK OF EAST PINE IN MIDLAND, WEDNESDAY NIGHT,JANUARY 22ND. A TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY SPOKESPERSON SAID THAT THE TEXAS RANGERS AND THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY ARE INVESTIGATING AND CALLED IT A COMPLEX INVESTIGATION. A TEENAGE WAS SHOT IN THE ARM AT THE RESIDENCE, WAS TREATED BY MEDICAL PERSONNEL AND TRANSPORTED TO THE JUVENILE DENTENTION CENTER IN MIDLAND. THE INVESTIGATION IS ON-GOING BY THE TEXAS RANGERS AND THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY. THIS IS DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS.

Posted in NEWS   

DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(1202020)-MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR., “MOVING FORWARD” CELEBRATION

ODESSA, TEXAS/JANUARY 20, 2020-RESIDENTS FROM THE ODESSA COMMUNITY CONTINUED THE MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. CELEBRATION WITH A BRUNCH AT ODESSA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER. THE CELEBRATION FEATURED SINGING AND GUEST SPEAKER REV. WINDSOR ARCHIE, PASTOR OF THE ROSE OF SHARON CHURCH LOCATED ON EAST MURPHY IN ODESSA. (Jo ANN DAVENPORT-LITTLETON, EVENT ORGANIZER) “OUR THEME THIS YEAR IS ‘KEEP MOVING FORWARD.’ YOU KNOW, ALONG THIS JOURNEY WE RUN INTO MANY OBSTICLES AND MANY HURDLES WE HAVE TO CLIMB TRY TO COVER, BUT WE’VE GOTTA KEEP MOVING FORWARD. AND IF DOCTOR KING WAS LIVING HE WOULD TELL US, ‘KEEP MOVING FORWARD’, DON’T LET NOTHING DETER YOUFROM YOUR DREAM, AND WITH EVERYTHING THAT IS HAPPENING NOW-A-DAYS, WE GET KIND’OF WEARY AND WE FEEL LIKE THROWING IN THE TOWEL. BUT WE CAN’T, WE’VE GOT TO KEEP MOVING FORWARD.” THE MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. EVENT HELD THE YEARLY MARCH THAT BEGAN AT THE SAL GUERRERO SOUTHSIDE COMMUNITY CENTER PARKING LOT UP SOUTH DIXIE BLVD TO EAST MURPHY STREET TO THE WOODSON PARK. (GENE COLLINS, PRESIDENT OF THE ODESSA NAACP) “I AM MARCHING, REALLY, SYMBOLICALLY OF THE STRUGGLES THAT WE’VE HAD AS AFICAN AMERICANS. OF, AH, JIM CROWE ALLTHE WAY TO THE PRESENT TIME FOR CIVIL RIGHTS. COMMEMORATING THE LIFE OF A GREAT MAN, A GREAT PREACHER, A CREAT CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER, A GREAT VISIONARY, WHO HAS SHOWN THIS COUNTRY A BETTER WAY TO ENTERACT WITH EACH OTHER SO THAT WE CAN ALL FULFILL OUR GOD GIVEN MISSIONS IN LIFE.” PARENTS AND THEIR CHILDREN, LOCAL SCHOOL ORGANIZATIONS AND MEMBERS OF THE PERMIAN HIGH SCHOOL FOOTABALL TEAM HELD SIGNS AND PICTURES OF MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. THIS DAY IS AN IMPORTANT DAY FOR THE OLD AND FOR THE YOUNG (GENE COLLINS, PRESIDENT OF THE ODESSA NAACP) “RIGHT BEHIND THE MINISTERS WERE ALOT OF YOUNG PEOPLE. IT SEEMED LIKE THEY WERE MARCHING A LITTLE BIT FASTER THAN US. AND AT FIRST, I SAID IT MIGHT MAY BE TIME FOR US TO MOVE OUT OF THE WAY AND LE THEM TAKE OVER. BUT, I THINK IT’S IMPORTANT THAT WE SET A GOOD EXAMPLE FOR THEM BASED ON THE PRINCIPLES THAT WE WERE TAUGHT, THE PRINCPLES THAT CAME FROM OUR TIME IN SUNDAY SCHOOL, IN THE EARLY SCHOOLS, THE EXPERIENCES THAT WE HAD, AND THEM KNOW THAT THERE MAY BE STRUGGLES IN LIFE, BUT TO ACHIEVE WHAT THEY CAN ACHIEVE IS WORTH THE STUGGLE.” THE COMMOM MESSAGE AMONG THOSE THAT GATHERED AT THE MLK EVENT IS THAT OF LOVE, COMPASSION AND COMMUNICATING WITH EACH OTHER WITHOUT HATE. FOR DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, DANNY BARRERA.

Posted in NEWS   

DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(1162020)-AMERICAN COUNTRY MUSIC ARTIST VISTS 1ST RESPONDERS

ODESSA, TEXAS/JANUARY 16, 2020-AMERICAN COUNTRY MUSIC RECORDING ARTIST, RICK TREVINO VISITED WITH ODESSA FIRE RESCUE, THE ODESSA POLICE DEPARTMENT, AND THE ECTOR COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE AT THE ODESSA FIRE RESCUE CENTRAL STATION. THE SINGER EXTENDED HIS SOLIDARITY WITH FIRST RESPONDERS. (RICK TREVINO, AMERICAN COUNTRY MUSIC SINGER/SONGWRITER AND RECORDING ARTIST) “BASIN STRONG IS JUST ANOTHER GREAT EXAMPLE OF WHAT A TIGHT COMMUNITY, THE BASIN AREA, MIDLAND-ODESSA IS. I’M VERY, VERY HONERED TO BE HERE, ALONG WITH CLAY.” ODESSA FIRE CHIEF JOHN ALVAREZ BEGAN THE SPECIAL CEREMONY WITH A BRIEF SUMMARY OF THE MASS SHOOTING EVENT OF AUGUST 31ST, 2019 THAT AFFECTED THE RESIDENTS OF CITY OF ODESSA AND MIDLAND. ODESSA POLICE CHIEF MICHAEL GERKE AND ECTOR COUNTY SHERIFF MIKE GRIFFIS ALSO PRESENTED THEIR COMMENTARY. ODESSA FIRE CHIEF ALVAREZ PRESENTED A OFFICAL ODESSA FIRE RESCUE CAP TO RICK TREVINO. (RICK TREVINO, AMERICAN COUNTRY MUSIC SINGER/SONGWRITER AND RECORDING ARTIST) “IT’S KIND OF SCARY LISTENING TO SOME OF THE STORIES, BUT ALSO YOU, YOU HEAR IMMEDIATELY OF THE BRAVERY OF THESE OFFICERS AND THESE FIRE FIGHTERS, SO I WAS STUNNED BY THE BRAVERY AND COURAGE.” THE THEME OF THE BASIN STRONG CONCERT-IS OF HOPE AND HEALING, AND PARTIAL POCEEDS BENEFIT VICTIMS AND FAMILIES OF THE AUGUST 31ST 2019 MASS SHOOTING (RICK TREVINO, AMERICAN COUNTRY MUSIC SINGER/SONGWRITER AND RECORDING ARTIST) “CLAY WALKER AND I HAVE DONE SHOWS TOGETHER IN THE PAST. I MET CLAY IN THE RECORD BUSINESS, PROBABLY IN ’93. STARTED DOING SHOWS AROUND THE NATION. OUR SHOW, IS NOT JUST A COUNTRY SHOW, BUT A, BECAUSE OF MY PARTICIPATION WITH ‘LOS SUPER 7’, LOS LOBOS, THERE’S ALOT OF SONGS THAT ARE EITHER IN SPANISH TO PAY TRIBUTE TO ALL THE LATINOS HERE IN THE MIDLAND-ODESSA AREA, SO, IT’S, IT’S A COUNTRY SHOW FOR ME, AND IT’S ALSO THERE’S A BIG TEX-MEX FLAVOR.” FOR DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, DANNY BARRERA.

Posted in NEWS   

DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(1152020)-OPD DETAIN 2 MALES FOR AUTO BURGALRIES

ODESSA, TEXAS/JANUARY 15, 2020-ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15TH, DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON HOURS, ODESSA POLICE RECEIVED SEVERAL CALLS IN REFERENCE TO 2 MALES CHECKING DOOR HANDLES AND COMMITTING AUTO BURGLARIES IN THE AREA OF 8TH AND ADAMS. ODESSA POLICE LOCATED BOTH SUSPECTS, WHO EVADED ON FOOT, AND WERE LATER CAUGHT. BOTH SUSPECTS ARE DETAINED AND THE INVESTIGATION IS ONGOING. THIS IS DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS.

Posted in NEWS   

DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(1132020)-OPD INVESTIGATING SUSPICIOUS DEATH & KIDNAPPING

ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 11TH AT APPROXIMATELY 9:22AM, ODESSA POLICE RESPONDED TO THE 1800 BLOCK OF EAST 49TH STREET IN REFERENCE TO A CHECK WELFARE. OFFICERS LOCATED A DECEASED MALE INSIDE THE RESIDENCE. THE ODESSA POLICE DEPARTMENT CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION DIVISION, CRIME SCENE UNIT AND ECTOR COUNTY MEDICAL EXAMINERS’S OFFICE ALL RESPONDED TO THE SCENE. AT THIS TIMETHE ODESSA POLICE DEPARTMENT IS INVESTIGATING THIS AS SUSPICIOUS DEATH, FOUL PLAY ISN’T BEING RULED OUT. THE DECEDENT HAS BEEN SENT FOR AN AUTOPSY AND THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES. THE ODESSA POLICE DEPARTMENT IS ASKING FOR THE PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE IN LOCATING JONATHAN ANDREW CASTILLO, 32 YEARS OF AGE. CASTILLO IS CURRENTLY WANTED FOR KIDNAPPING “3RD DEGREE FELONY” AND “ASSAULT FAMILY VIOLENCE CLASS A MISDEMEANOR.” ON JANUARY 11TH AT A APPROXIMATELY 8:46AM, ODESSA POLICE RESPONDED TO THE 4200 BLOCK OF NORTH GRANDVIEW IN REFERENCE TO A REQUEST OFFICER. THE COMPLAINANT REPORTED THAT HE OBSERVED A MALE SUBJECT, LATER IDENTIFIED AS CASTILLO, ASSAULT A 37-YEAR-OLD FEMALE AND FORCED HER INTO A VEHICLE WHILE SHE WAS SCREAMING. THE COMPLAINANT ATTEMPTED TO HELP THE FEMALE BUT CASTILLO ASSAULTED HIM IN THE NECK AND FORCED THE FEMALE BACK INTO THE VEHICLE BEFORE FLEEING THE SCENE. ODESSA POLICE LATER LOCATED THE 37-YEAR-OLD FEMALE VICTIM AT A LOCAL HOTEL. THE VICTIM REPPORTED THAT CASTILLO WAS HER BOYFRIEND AND HAD TAKEN HER AGAINST HER WILL. ODESSA POLICE OBTAINED A KIDNAPPING AND ASSAULT WARRANT FOR CASTILLO. ANYONE WITH INFORMATION IN REFERENCE TO HIS WHEREABOUTS CONTACT THE ODESSA POLICE DEPARTMENT OR ODESSA CRIME STOPPERS AND REFERENCE CASE #20-00787. THIS IS DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS.

Posted in NEWS