Ector County,

1 dead, 4 injured in Ector County rollover

ECTOR COUNTY, Texas– One person is dead and four others were injured after a vehicle rollover in Ector County early Thursday, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. According to DPS, A Honda Accord was traveling east on Interstate Highway 20, three miles west of Odessa. The Honda had...
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Kermit, TXPosted by
Kermit (TX) Weather Channel

4-Day Weather Forecast For Kermit

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Kermit: Saturday, July 31: Mostly sunny then isolated showers and thunderstorms during the day; while isolated showers and thunderstorms then partly cloudy overnight; Sunday, August 1: Chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while showers and thunderstorms likely overnight;
Loving County,

High-speed pursuit ends in Loving County, Midland man arrested

WINKLER COUNTY, Texas (Nexstar)- A Midland man has been arrested in Loving County following a high-speed police pursuit that began in Ector County. Tyler Christopher Akins, 30, has been charged with Evading Arrest with a Vehicle and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon. The chase began around 8:00 p.m. on July...
ShoppingOdessa American

Back to School Bash

Music City Mall will have a mall-wide Back to School Bash and Supply Drive from noon to 6 p.m. today. It will feature live music, giveaways, selfies with characters and radio DJs. There also will be live performances all day on the carousel stage including a kids’ dance troupe, a...

Rusty’s Summer Road Trip: Monahans Sandhills State Park

MONAHANS, Texas (KBTX) - There’s a place in Texas where you can surf without water. It’s called the Monahans Sandhills State Park and this unique spot is located right off Interstate 20 in far west Texas near Midland and Odessa. Monahans Sandhills State Park is one of the more unique...

Humane Society of Odessa sees rise in abandoned pets at shelter

WEST ODESSA, Texas (Nexstar) – A plea is being made to the public for pet owners to stop abandoning their animals at the Humane Society of Odessa. “We stay full constantly,” said Heather Silvia, shelter director at Humane Society of Odessa. “We do adoptions everyday, but people dump animals on us, everyday.”
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Odessa American

Odessa couple helps rescue puppies

On July 2, Brooke and Chase Moore were out walking their two dogs. It was their normal evening routine, as they take their Yorkie and goldendoodle out on a two mile-walk every day. However, on this particular night, they noticed something strange was going on at the end of their...

Teen using her baking skills to pay for college

IMPERIAL, Texas (KOSA) - A recent graduate from Buena Vista High School has turned her baking skills into a brand new business. Morgann Williams created her bakery ‘Bakes by Morgie’ during her sophomore year of high school. Originally started to help raise money for family vacations, the business is now...


Mary Kate Hamilton was joined by Dave Jackson to discuss the cave exploration experience coming to Iraan's Alley Oop Festival. Scattered severe thunderstorms will be possible this afternoon and evening. 100% of OC rad tech grads pass national exam. Updated: 3 hours ago. Odessa College saw 14 students graduate from...
Ector County, TXOdessa American

‘Summer camp’ nets big numbers

Ector County ISD’s summer program kicks off June 7 and more than 6,000 students have signed up. Superintendent Scott Muri said that is four times more than the district has had in its history. “We’re excited to welcome all of those kids to summer programming, but it’s not too late....