DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(051122)-BLACK MALE THREATENS TO KILL PEOPLE AT WHATABURGER

Odessa, Texas/May 11, 2022-On Tuesday, May 10th, at around 9:30am, an African-American male in this early 30’s entered the Whataburger on East 8th street in Odessa and began yelling expletives at customers and Whataburger kitchen and counter employees. The African-American male began yelling at the female Whataburger employees telling them in graphic detail what he wanted them to do with is penis.
The Mayor of the City of Odessa Javier Joven was with his father, Joe Joven and other members of the Hispanic community as well as a reporter with DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS inside the 8th Street Whataburger at the time of the incident. The Afican-American did threatened to leave and return to kill everyone inside the Whataburger. Mayor Joven and his father were in a booth when the terrorist threats were made.,
(Javier Joven, Mayor-City of Odessa)
The African American male exited the restaurant and confronted two elderly Hispanic males in their late 60’s early 70d’s, and assaulted one of the elderly males.
(Sip Perez, Assaulted by African-American male)
The Odessa Police Department arrived on scene and arrested the African-American male know at the time as Chris on a single lane deadend street behind the Whataburger.
(Javier Joven, Mayor-City of Odessa)
At this time, Mr. Perez and Whataburger at the East 8th location and others that witnessed the threat plan to file charges.
For DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, Danny Barrera

DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(050722)-SOUTHSIDE ODESSA CELEBRATES CINCO DE MAYO WITH PARADE

Odessa, Texas/May 7, 2022-Southside Odessa celebrated its’s annual Cinco De Mayo Parade along with several organizations participated in the parade. Political candidates took the opportunity to campaign during the Cinco De Mayo Parade event. 

(Savannah Morales, Candidate for Ector County Commissioner, Pct. 4) 

The parade started at South Grant Avenue and E. Murphy down to Clements to the MCH Clinic across from Ector Middle School. The parade featured a youth dance team, low riders, motorcycle clubs, exotic cars and horses with their riders carring the United States flag and Mexico flag. 

(Mark Matta, Odessa City Council Member, District 1) 

Cinco De Mayo commemorates the anniversary of Mexico’s victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. 

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DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(042122)-STRUCTURE FIRE AT VIKING POOLS IN MIDLAND COUNTY

Midland County, Texas/April 21, 2022-On Wednesday, April 20th, at approximately 7:45 pm a fire was reported at Viking Pools after the last employee of the business locked the gate. The business is located in the area of 1788 in Midland County. 

It is undetermined what caused the fire. At this time, Investigators believe that the fire was accidental and not arson. 

Odessa Fire-Rescue, Odessa Police Department and other first responder agencies assisted the Midland Fire Department, Midland Police Department and Sheriff’s Office in an effort to contain the blaze and traffic control. 

The blaze was extinguished at approximately 1:30 am. 

The business is currently closed, and the investigation continues. 

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DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(031622)-NEW TUITION PROGRAM CALLED FALCON FREE AT UTPB

Odessa, Texas/March 16, 2021-The UT System Board of Regents approved the creation of a new $300 million dollar endowment to reduce the cost of higher education for undergraduate students and their families of seven UT academic institutions, that includes UTPB. The UT System, leaders and faculty of UTPB joined with elected officials and community leaders and students to hear details of the Promise Plus program.  

(Kevin Eltife, Chairman of the Board/UT Board of Regents) 

This $300 million dollar endowment is an important investment in the expansion of educational opportunities by making it possible for more students to earn a degree at a low cost. 

(D.B. Milliken, Chancellor/Univeristy of Texas System ) 

The new Falcon Free program can raise its family income threshold to $100,000 and make it possible for 700 additional students to have their entire tuition covered. 

(Sandra Woodley, President-University of Texas of the Permian Basin) 

The Ballet Folklorico, the Mariachis and the dance group of the University of Texas performed during the announcement of the Falcon Free Program. Brandon Lippert, a student at UTPB will be benefiting from the Promise program. 

(Brandon Lippert, Student/Student Body Vice-President/Drum Major-UTPB Marching Band) 

For more information on the Falcon Free progaram visit the UTPB website.  

For DRB Media Communications Digital News, Danny Barrera. 

 

DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(031022)-VFW POST 4372 PRESENTS CHECK TO THE LUIS TIJERINA FOUNDATION

Odessa, Texas/March 10, 2022-VFW Post 4372 in Odessa, Texas presented a check to the Luis Tijerina Foundation. This foundation helps individuals and veterans in the community who are addicted to drugs and alcohol.  

(Luis Tejerina, CEO/President-The Luis Tijerina Foundation) 

The check presented was in the amount of $1 thousand 130 dollars in addition to other funds raised by the Luis Tijerina Foundation. 

(Michael Conn, Quartermaster/VFW Post 4372-Odessa, Texas) 

The Luis Tijerina Foundation was created in memory of Luis Tijerina’s son, who tragically passed away as a result of drug and alcohol related accident. 

(Luis Tejerina, CEO/President-The Luis Tijerina Foundation) 

For DRB Media Communications Digital News, Danny Barrera.