DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(052621A-R)- TXDOT CLICK IT OR TICKET CAMPAIGN KICK-OFF

MIDLAND, TEXAS/MAY 26, 2021-THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ALONG WITH THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, AND THE ODESSA POLICE DPARTMENT AND MIDLAND PD KICKED OFF THE CLICK IT OR TICKET CAMPAIGN AT THE MIDLAND PETROLEUM MUSEUM.

(SGT. OSCAR VILLARREAL, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY)

BEGINNING IN THE 8O’S SEAT BELTS HAVE EVOLVED FROM A LAP BELT TO A SHOULDER STRAP-LAP BELT COMBINATION, AND NOW AIR BAGS. THIS COMBINATION IS A METHOD TO SAVE LIVES IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH.

(SGT. OSCAR VILLARREAL, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY)

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DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(052621R)-LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT EACH RECEIVE $105,000

MIDLAND, TEXAS/MAY 26, 2021-PIONEER NATURAL RESOURCES HOSTED THE BUSTIN FOR BADGES CHECK PRESENTATION FOR THE FOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES IN ODESSA AND MIDLAND IN THE GARDEN AREA OF PIONEER LOCATED IN MIDLAND.

(REEN ANN RUTTER, SENIOR MANAGER/PUBLIC AFFAIRS/COMMUNICATIONS-PIONEER NATURAL RESOURCES)

PIONEER NATURAL RESOURCES DEDICATES A LARGE AMOUNT OF MAN-HOURS ON A VOLUNTEER BASIS TO MAKE SURE THAT THE “BUSTIN’ FOR BADGES” CLAY SHOOT EVENT IS A SUCCESS YEAR AFTER YEAR.

(REEN ANN RUTTER, SENIOR MANAGER/PUBLIC AFFAIRS/COMMUNICATIONS-PIONEER NATURAL RESOURCES)

EACH OF THE FOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIE RECEIVED $105 THOUSAND DOLLARS THAT CAN BE USED FOR EQUIPMENT, TRAINING AND OTHER PROGAMS.

(SHERIFF DAVID CRINER, MIDLAND COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE)

(POLICE CHIEF MICHAEL GERKE, ODESSA POLICE DEPARTMENT)

DESPITE THE POOR WEATHER CONDITIONS DURING THE 8TH ANNUAL “BUSTIN’ FOR BADGES” OVER 15 HUNDRED SHOOTERS TOOK PART IN THE CLAY SHOOT FUNDRAISER EVENT.

(SHERIFF GRIFFIS, ECTOR COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE)

PIONEER NATURAL RESOURCES WILL BEGIN PLANNING THE BUSTIN’ FOR BADGES CLAY SHOOT 2022 IN NEXT COUPLE OF MONTHS.

FOR DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, DANNY BARRERA

 

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DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(052321C)-MAF DISASTER DRILL TRAINING

MIDLAND, TEXAS/MAY 23, 2021-ON FRIDAY, MAY 21ST, THE MIDLAND INTERNATIONAL AIR AND SPACE PORT HELD A DISASTER DRILL TRAINING. MIDLAND POLICE AND THE MIDLAND FIRE DEPARTMENT ALONG WITH ODESSA FIRE RESCUE PARTICIPATED IN TRAINING SESSION. DUE TO COVID-19 THE AIRCRAFT NORMALY USED WAS SUBSTITUED FOR A SCHOOL BUS. AIR INFLATED PLASTIC MANIQUINS WERE USED AS VICTIMS, AND MIDLAND FIRE CADETS WERE USED AS WALKING WOUNDED.

(JAMES LARY, AIRCRAFT RESCUE FIREFIGHTING CHIEF-MIDLAND INTERNATIONAL AIR & SPACE PORT)

THE DISASTER DRILL TRAINING ALLOWS FIRE, EMS, HAZMAT, LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES TO WORK TOGETHER ALONG SIDE TEXAS DPS AND THE FBI.

(JAMES LARY, AIRCRAFT RESCUE FIREFIGHTING CHIEF-MIDLAND INTERNATIONAL AIR & SPACE PORT)

THE FAA PROVIDES A CHECK LIST TO AIRPORT OPERATIONS AND TO AIRPORT FIRE-RESCUE PERONNEL OF THE THINGS THAT NEED TO BE ACHIEVED DURING THE TRAINING EXERCISE.

(JAMES LARY, AIRCRAFT RESCUE FIREFIGHTING CHIEF-MIDLAND INTERNATIONAL AIR & SPACE PORT)

WHEN THE DISASTER DRILL TRAINING IS COMPLETED, A CRITICLE INCIDENT STRESS DEBRIEFING OCCURS TO EVALUATE ANY MENTAL STRESSES A FIRST RESPONDERS MAY EXPERIENCE DURING THE EXERCISE.

(JAMES LARY, AIRCRAFT RESCUE FIREFIGHTING CHIEF-MIDLAND INTERNATIONAL AIR & SPACE PORT)

FOR DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, DANNY BARRERA

 

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DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(052321A)-PRE-K ACADEMY AT MIDLAND COLLEGE GRADUATION

MIDLAND, TEXAS/MAY 23, 2021-THE PRE-K ACADEMY AT MIDLAND COLLEGE CELEBRATED THEIR FIRST IN PERSON PRE-K GRADUATION. 31 LITTLE STUDENTS RECEIVED THEIR SPECIAL CERTIFICATES AT THE SPECIAL CEREMONY. IN 2020 THE PRE-K ACADEMY HELD A DRIVE-THRU GRADUATION DUE TO COVID-19. THE PRE-K ACADEMY AT MIDLAND COLLEGE HAS BEEN IN OPERATION FOR TWO YEARS.

(LORI SMITH, PRINCIPAL-PRE-K ACADEMY/MIDLAND COLLEGE)

THE STATE’S EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM DOES NOT REQUIRE A YOUNG CHILD GO TO PRE-K. EDUCATION ADMINISTRATORS DO ENCOURAGE PARENTS TO ENROLL THEIR CHILDREN TO GET THEM READY FOR KINDERGARTEN.

(LORI SMITH, PRINCIPAL-PRE-K ACADEMY/MIDLAND COLLEGE)

THE PRE-K ACADEMY STUDENTS WILL HAVE ONE MORE WEEK OF SCHOOL LEFT. THE 31 YOUNG STUDENTS WILL NOW MOVE ON TO KINDERGARTEN.

THIS IS DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS

 

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DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(052321)-FIRST-EVER MOONLIGHT FARMERS MARKET AT MCH

ODESSA, TEXAS/MAY 23, 2021-MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL KICKED OFF THE FIRST-EVER MOONLIGHT MARKET FRIDAY, MAY 21ST. THIS FAMILY-FRIENDLY EVENT FEATURED FOOD TRUCKS, LOCALLY CRAFTED ITEMS, AND MUSIC. THE EVENT WAS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. THE FIRST 250 IN ATTENDANCE RECEIVED A FREE FARMERS MARKET SHOPPING BAG.

(YVONNE ROSAS, ODESSA RESIDENT-VISITOR TO EVENT)

VISITORS TO THE EVENT ENJOYED THE FRESH BAKED BREADS AND PASTRIES, FLOWERS AND CRAFTS FROM THE VOLKWAGEN VAN.

(YVONNE ROSAS, ODESSA RESIDENT-VISITOR TO EVENT)

VISITORS TO THE MOONLIGHT MARKET ENJOYED WALKING AROUND IN THE EVENING’S COOL BREEZE. SEVERAL VISITORS WOULD LIKE THE FARMERS MARKET TO BE AT NIGHT.

(YVONNE ROSAS, ODESSA RESIDENT-VISITOR TO EVENT)

THE ODESSA, TEXAS FARMERS MARKET OFFICIALLY BEGINS ON JUNE 26TH, JULY 24TH, AUGUST 26TH AND SEPTEMBER 25TH.

THIS IS DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS.

 

 

 

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