DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(073021)-ODESSA POLICE INVESTIGATING MAJOR CRASH

ODESSA, TEXAS/JULY 30, 2021-THE ODESSA POLICE DEPARTMENT IS CURRENTLY INVESTIGATING A MAJOR CRASH INVOLVING LIFE-THREATENING INJURIES IN THE 1700 BLOCK OF NORTH COUNTY ROAD WEST. THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED BETWEEN 1:00PM AND 1:30PM AND MAY HAVE INVOLVED A SMALL SCOOTER. WITNESSES AT A RESTAURANT NEAR THE ACCIDENT SITE SAID, THEY SAW A MAN LAYING IN THE STREET. MOTORISTS ARE ASKED TO AVOID THE AREA AND USE ALTERNATIVE ROUTES. MORE INFORMATION AS IT BECOMES AVAILABLE.

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DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(072921)-ODESSA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE HOST NEW TEACHER WELCOME

ODESSA, TEXAS/JULY 29, 2021-THE ODESSA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND CHEVRON HOSTED A NEW TEACHER WELCOME TAILGATE AT RATLIFF STADIUM. MORE THAN 40 BUSINESS INCLUDING BANKING INSTITUTIONS AND CREDIT UNIONS PARTICIPATED IN THE EVENT.

(SCOTT MURI, SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS AT ECTOR COUNTY ISD)

NEW AND RETURNING ECISD TEACHERS RECEIVED GOODY BAGS FROM VENDORS AND HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATIONS, UTPB, ODESSA COLLEGE, SEWELL FORD AND OTHER BUSINESSES.

(JESSICA ESTRADA / MEGAN GUTIERREZ, NEW ECISD TEACHERS)

(BRITTANY LOONEY, TEACHER-NEW TO ECTOR COUNTY ISD)

JESSICA UTAJARA, IS A 9 YEAR TEACHER AND TAUGHT IN NEW MEXICO. THIS IS HER FIRST TIME TO TEACH AT ECISD AND WILL TEACH BUSINESS AT PERMIAN HIGH SCHOOL.

(JESSICA UTAJARA, TEACHER/TAUGHT IN NEW MEXICO-NEW TO ECTOR COUNTY ISD)

ECTOR COUNTY ISD IS STILL EXPERIENCING A TEACHER SHORTAGE. IT IS ESTIMATED THAT 150 TEACHING POSITIONS ARE STILL AVAILABLE.

(SCOTT MURI, SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS AT ECTOR COUNTY ISD)

ECTOR COUNTY ISD WILL BE 100 PERCENT FACE TO FACE LEARNING AND WILL CONTINUE TO FOLLOW CDC COVID-19 SAFTEY GUIDELINES.

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DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(072821)CITY OF ODESSA RECEIVES QUESTIONABLE PETITIONS WATER TREATMENT PLANT

ODESSA, TEXAS/JULY 28, 2021-DURING THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE ODESSA CITY COUNCIL, REPRESENTATIVES OF THE CITY OF ODESSA ANNOUNCED THAT THERE WERE ENOUGH SIGNITURES ON A PETITION TO ALLOW THE 95 MILLION DOLLAR WATER TREATMENT PLANT PROJECT TO BE SENT TO THE ELECTIONS OFFICE TO VALIDATE THE SIGNITURES. IF THE SIGNITURES ARE VALEDATED THE WATER TREATMENT PROJECT WILL BE PUT ON THE NEXT BALLOT FOR THE PUBLIC TO VOTE ON. THE VALIDATION PROCESS IS EXPECTED BE COMPLETED AND CONFIRMED BY JULY 31ST OR BY AUGUST 2ND, 2021.

PRIOR TO THE PUBLIC HEARING ODESSA CITY COUNCIL MEMBER STEVEN THOMPSON, DISTRICT 2 AND MARI WILLIS, DISTRICT 5 RAISED CONSERNS TO THE INTEGRATY OF THE WAY THE WATER TREATMENT PLANT PETITION WAS PRESENTED TO THE PUBLIC.

(MARI WILLIS, ODESSA CITY COUNCIL MEMBER, DISTRICT 5)

(STEVEN THOMPSON, ODESSA CITY COUNCIL MEMBER, DISTRICT 2)

ONE ODESSA RESIDENT SAID THAT SHE WAS IN THE DRIVE-THRU LANE AT THE DAIRY QUEEEN ON NORTH GRANDVIEW AND BRENTWOOD DRIVE WHEN SHE WAS APPROACHED BY A MALE BETWEEN THE AGE OF 19 AND 21 TO HAVE HER SIGN A PETITION.

(GLORIA RAMON, ODESSA RESIDENT)

GLORIA RAMON SAID THE ONLY PAGE THAT WAS VISIBLE WAS THE PAGE WITH SIGNITURES ON IT.

(GLORIA RAMON, ODESSA RESIDENT)

MS RAMON BELIEVES THAT THE PETITION WAS MIS-LEADING AND WAS MISREPRESENTED.

(GLORIA RAMON, ODESSA RESIDENT)

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DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(072521)-ENCORE ACADEMY TO PREPARE LIFE-SKILS AND INDEPENDENCE

MIDLAND, TEXAS/JULY 25, 2021-MIDLAND ISD RECENTLY HELD A REIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY AT ENCORE ACADEMY LOCATED AT 2910 WEST MICHIGAN. THIS FACILITY IS LOCATED IN A RESIDENTIAL AREA AND WILL TEACH GRADUATING SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENTS FROM THE AGES OF 18 TO 22 WITH LIFE SKILLS AND INDEPENDENCE.

(ANGELICA RAMSEY, SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS AT MIDLAND ISD)

ENCORE ACADEMY IS A HOME WITH A KITCHEN BEDROOMS, A WALKIN BATHROOM AND CLASSROOMS, AS WELL AS A LIVINGROOM AREA. THIS HOME WILL ENABLE THE STUDENTS TO LEARN AND PRACTICE LIFE SKILLS AND CONCEPTS.

(ANGELICA RAMSEY, SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS AT MIDLAND ISD)

EDUCATORS IN SPECIAL EDUCATION AT MIDLAND ISD HAVE DEVELOPED SEVERAL PROGRAMS TO HELP EDUCATE SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENTS MAKE THE TRANSITION TO REAL WORLD LIVING.

(JENNIFER WARREN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF SPECIAL SERVICES – MIDLAND ISD)

CONTACT MIDLAND ISD FOR INFORMATION ON HOWR TO REGISTER AT ENCORE ACADEMY

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DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(072521)CITY OF ODESSA CODE ENFORCEMENTEVENT-PARTY IN THE PARK

ODESSA, TEXAS/JULY 25, 2021-THE CITY OF ODESSA AND THE CITY OF ODESSA CODE ENFORCEMENT DEPARTMENT HELD “A PARTY IN THE PARK”.  FAMILIES WITH THEIR CHILDREN, CAME OUT TO MCKINNEY PARK ON FRIDAY, JULY 23RD AND JULY 24TH, TO GET FREE BACKPACKS AND SCHOOL SUPPLIES TO GET THEM READY FOR THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR.

(DARLENE MAYS, CITY OF ODESSA CODE ENFORCEMENT EDUCATION ADMINISTRATOR)

THE “PARTY IN THE PARK” HAD GAMES, FOOD, JUMPERS AND IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON SERVICES AVAILABLE TO FAMILIES OF THE ODESSA COMMUNITY FROM NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS AND THE CITY OF ODESSA.

(MAYOR JAVIER JOVEN, CITY OF ODESSA, TEXAS)

APPROXIMATELY 32 VENDORS CAME OUT IN SUPPORT OF THE “PARTY IN THE PARK”. FIRST RESPONDERS, THE ODESSA POLICE DEPARTMENT AND SWAT SHOWED OFF HARDWARE FOR THE KIDS AND PARENTS.

(MAYOR JAVIER JOVEN, CITY OF ODESSA, TEXAS)

KIDS ENJOYED THE “TITANIUM ROBOTS, HOT DOGS AND GIVE-AWAYS. THE NEXT CITY OF ODESSA EVENT AT MCKINNEY PARK IS THE FALL FESTIVAL IN OCTOBER.

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