ODESSA FIRE RESCUE, THE RED CROSS AND THE SALVATION ARMY SET UP A WARMING SHELTER INSIDE THE BOYS GYM AT ECTOR COLLEGE PREP SUCCESS ACADEMY LOCATED IN THE SOUTHSIDE OF ODESSA, TO ACCOMODATED THE HOMELESS OR THOSE TRAVELERS THAT NEED A WARM PLACE TO STAY DURING THE EXPECTED BAD WEATHER. (JOEY WHITE, ASSISTANT FIRE CHIIEF, ODESSA FIRE RESCUE) APPROXIMATELY 50 COTS ARE SET UP ON THE GYM FLOOR, AND MORE WILL BE SET UP AS NEEDED. THE RED CROSS WILL BE PROVIDING MEALS. SHOWERS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE SCHOOL. (JOEY WHITE, ASSISTANT FIRE CHIIEF, ODESSA FIRE RESCUE) PERSONS SEEKING THE WARM SHELTER MUST HAVE THEIR TEMPERATURE CHECKED BEFORE ENTERING ECTOR COLLEGE PREP SUCCESS ACADEMY. (JOEY WHITE, ASSISTANT FIRE CHIIEF, ODESSA FIRE RESCUE) FOR DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, DANNY BARRERA
Author: Danny Barrera
Odessa Police Department New App
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Due to recent distemper exposure, on the advice Dr. Becky Battershell D.V.M, precautionary measures will be taken and the Odessa Animal Shelter will be closed for approximately 30 days. The Odessa Animal Shelter intake is limited to exposure cases, or the owner can choose to have their pet quarantined with their veterinarian if approved and accepted. Strays and surrenders will not be accepted, but the shelter will continue to assist the public with euthanizing ill or injured animals until further notice. Please contact the Odessa Animal Shelter at 432-368-3527 with any further question
OPD Honor Guard Attends Funeral of Fallen DPS Trooper
The Odessa Police Department Honor Guard was in Groesbeck, Texas today for the funeral of Fallen Texas DPS Trooper Chad Walker. He was ambushed on March 26th while attempting to assist a disabled vehicle and passed away on March 31st. The funeral took place today at the Groesbeck High School Football Stadium.