FOOD & DRINK
New Midland store is kind of a big dill
MIDLAND, Texas (KMID/KPEJ)- Typickle Pickles recently opened its doors in Midland and owner Tyler Brawley said the idea for his shop, full of gourmet pickles and pickled veggies, started when his friends challenged him to make a “better pickle” “Started out in my kitchen…I was just starting a little hobby making pickles hanging out with […]
Hollywood Mural in Odessa tagged and vandalized
ODESSA, Texas (KOSA) - The Hollywood Mural in Odessa has been an attraction and iconic landmark in Odessa for years. Recently it was found tagged and vandalized. One of the original artists of the mural, Joe Cobarobio, stated his disappointment saying, “Somebody would have such disrespect for something that’s been up 30 years now since we’ve painted this, and I felt kind of like you know, I have to come out here and rectify the situation.”
Finalists ready for this year’s Odessa’s Got Talent
Next week, community members will gather to showcase their talents and compete for up to $9,000 worth of prizes in this year’s edition of Odessa’s Got Talent. The event is a fundraiser for the Permian Basin Mission Center and will take place at 7:30 p.m. June 17 at the Ector Theatre.
Now Open! Check Out The Awesome Full Menu For Szechuan House In Odessa!
It's here and ready to roll! Another awesome place to grab some awesome food! It's the Grand Opening of Szechuan House in Odessa, Texas! The location is 6990 E. Highway 191 in Odessa and they are getting ready to open their new location this week in Odessa. • SZECHUAN HOUSE...
Library unveils new book kiosk at Rink n’ Roll
ODESSA, Texas — Book lovers in Odessa have a cool new way to grab some new reading material at the entrance to Music City Mall’s Rink n’ Roll. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Thursday for a new Ector County Library lending library kiosk. It's a free...
Amigo's: A Friendly Tex-Mex Restaurant Serving Delicious Fresh Food
Amigo's restaurant in Odessa, Texas, is a friendly place to eat, with owner Betty Hernandez and her boyfriend Darrell Gammons serving delicious food. The restaurant has been open since 2007, and Hernandez took it over two years ago. She makes fresh tortillas every day, and her food is cooked on the grill.
INTERVIEW: Mex Tex Family Fiesta
MIDLAND, Texas (KOSA) - Saturday, June 10th the 36h annual Mex Tex Family Fiesta will take place at 3 p.m. in Centennial Park. The event will feature performances by Michael Salgado, Jaime De Anda, the Latin Breed, and Conjunto Bandits. The family fiesta is the Midland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s...
Local group uses love of horses to help people in need
MIDLAND, Texas (KMID/KJEP)- Starlight Therapeutic Center are using horses to help those in need. Therapy is beneficial to those affected by cognitive and physical alignments regardless of age. For more information on how to donate or receive more specific information check out their website.
ODESSA’S GOT TALENT: Kayla Dos Santos
Kayla Dos Santos will be one of the contestants performing at this year’s Odessa’s Got Talent. The event is a fundraiser for the Permian Basin Mission Center and will take place at 7:30 p.m. June 17 at the Ector Theatre. For more information and to vote, go to:...
Mariachi Los Viajeros plays at RockHounds game
MIDLAND, Texas — Mariachi Los Viajeros gave a special performance at Thursday's RockHounds game, and this won't be the last time you'll hear them. It's the Hispanic Cultural Center of Midland’s 27th anniversary. They are also celebrating their 17th annual “Mariachi Workshop,” bringing in kids of all ages to learn from some of the best.
Visit the White-Pool House, the oldest remaining structure in Ector County
ODESSA, Texas (KMID/KPEJ)- Located at 112 E, Murphy Street, the White-Pool House is a historic cornerstone of Odessa History. It is the oldest remaining structure in Ector County, built in 1887, and has been restored to its original state. The House represents the two dominant eras of Odessa’s history: the pioneer and the oil boom […]
$3 Domino’s Pizza Return To Midland/Odessa Tomorrow
It's $3 pizza time again, save the date! $3 Domino's Pizza returns on Tuesday, June 6th, from 5 pm -7 pm. Who else gives you $3 medium pizzas, only Domino's Pizza? This Tuesday you can enjoy $3 medium cheese or pepperoni pizzas from 5 pm-7 pm. You can take as many of these $3 pizzas as your little heart desires. There are a few things to remember:
Ellen Noël to host opening reception for new exhibit
The Ellen Noël Art Museum presents a gallery exhibition Garment/View on loan from Tim Gonchoroff with an opening reception with free admission scheduled at 6 p.m. June 9, in the Presidential Archives at University of Texas Permian Basin, 4919 E. University Blvd. The event will include with an artist talk from artist Tim Gonchoroff.
ODESSA’S GOT TALENT: Ashley Jenkins
Ashley Jenkins will be one of the contestants performing at this year’s Odessa’s Got Talent. The event is a fundraiser for the Permian Basin Mission Center and will take place at 7:30 p.m. June 17 at the Ector Theatre. For more information and to vote, go to: https://tinyurl.com/3m4x7b7j.
Local students prepare for annual ‘Noche de Mariachi Concert’
MIDLAND, Texas — A group of kids in Midland learned all about mariachi Wednesday. It was part of the Hispanic Cultural Center of Midland's 17th "Annual Mariachi Workshop." The three-day event includes professional mariachis teaching young people traditional music and instrumentation like violin, guitar and trumpet. “It's something new...
Copper Kettle Cafe: Yelp's Top Southern Restaurant in Odessa
Copper Kettle Cafe was named the top Southern restaurant in Odessa by Yelp. Server Scott Rowell recommended the Chicken Fried Steak and Green Chili Chicken Avocado Omelet. Rowell previously worked as a nurse for 10 years and as a general manager at SIDE Bar & Grill and the Barn Door.
Ector County Library requesting pet supply donations
ODESSA, Texas (KMID/KPEJ)- Have any extra pet supplies or pet supplies that you don’t need anymore? Consider donating them to the Ector County Library Children’s Department this Thursday, June 8th. The Ector County Library Children’s Department will be donating handcrafted blankets for the Odessa Humane Society from 4:30 to 6pm in the basement activity room. […]
Lufkin man drives 11 hours home with rescued roadrunner egg in hand
LUFKIN, Texas (KTRE) - A Lufkin man found a single surviving egg abandoned in a nest near his Odessa worksite. He kept the egg incubated in his hand for the entire 11 hour drive back to Lufkin. The egg hatched that night in the man’s home, and it turned out to be a roadrunner. The man and his wife couldn’t find a local bird rescue to take care of the hatchling, so they drove the140 miles to Rogers Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Hutchins, Texas.
Movies in the Park Cancelled Tonight Due to Inclement Weather in Odessa
Movies in the Park cancelled due to weather. The City of Odessa is disappointed to announce that the scheduled Movies in the Park event for tonight has been cancelled due to inclement weather. The City encourages residents to stay tuned for updates on future events and activities taking place throughout the community. Despite the setback, the City remains committed to providing a variety of exciting and engaging events for residents and visitors alike.Visit here for more details.
Celebrating National Donut Day by Supporting a Hardworking Family-Owned Business
10-year-old Angchyeric Bun, a student at Barbara Jordan Elementary, dreams of owning a business and being rich. His family already owns Jack 'N' Jill Donuts on 87th Street, and they were all working hard there. Originally from Cambodia, they have an amazing work ethic and were going above and beyond for their customers.Visit here for more details.
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