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Dallas Morning News
Odessa firefighter charged with sexually abusing young relative for 6 yearsAmerican reported. Blount — who had resigned from Odessa Fire Rescue a day bef
Odessa firefighter charged with sexually abusing young relative for 6 years
Dallas Morning News / Posted yesterday
American reported. Blount — who had resigned from Odessa Fire Rescue a day before his arrest — was released from the Ector County jail after posting $200,000 bond. Authorities became aware of the alleged abuse when the girl, now 12, told a... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Areal flood advisory in effect for Midland and Ector CountyAn Areal Flood Advisory is in effect for Midland and Ector County until 3:15 p.
Areal flood advisory in effect for Midland and Ector County
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 days ago
An Areal Flood Advisory is in effect for Midland and Ector County until 3:15 p.m. There is also a flash flood warning for Upton until 3:45 p.m. We will continue to update as we receive more information.... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Family of prison bus crash victim sues TxDOT and TDCJicy patch, went through a guard rail, down an embankment and then struck a movi
Family of prison bus crash victim sues TxDOT and TDCJ
KTXS Abilene / Posted 4 days ago
icy patch, went through a guard rail, down an embankment and then struck a moving train. According to the lawsuit filed in Ector County against the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the Texas Department of Transportation, the bus driver was... Read more
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KXXV Waco
950 grams of methamphetamine seized in Odessaafter the search was carried out in the 2800 block of Henderson. The week-long
950 grams of methamphetamine seized in Odessa
KXXV Waco / Posted 4 days ago
after the search was carried out in the 2800 block of Henderson. The week-long investigation was carried out by the Ector County Sheriff’s Office, Odessa Police Department, Midland Police’s K-9 Unit and the Drug Enforcement Agency. Both... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
950 grams of methamphetamine seized in Odessaafter the search was carried out in the 2800 block of Henderson. The week-long
950 grams of methamphetamine seized in Odessa
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 4 days ago
after the search was carried out in the 2800 block of Henderson. The week-long investigation was carried out by the Ector County Sheriff’s Office, Odessa Police Department, Midland Police’s K-9 Unit and the Drug Enforcement Agency. Both... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Family of Inmate Killed in Middleton Unit Bus Crash Sues TxDOT, TDCJof speed caused the bus to go over the metal guard rail and down en embankment,
Family of Inmate Killed in Middleton Unit Bus Crash Sues TxDOT, TDCJ
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 4 days ago
of speed caused the bus to go over the metal guard rail and down en embankment," according to the suit, which was filed in Ector County on Wednesday. The lawsuit also implicates the Texas Department of Transportation, saying the organization,... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Former Odessa firefighter arrested on child sex abuse chargesprobable cause for his arrest that's why we obtained the warrants and he was ch
Former Odessa firefighter arrested on child sex abuse charges
KXXV Waco / Posted 5 days ago
probable cause for his arrest that's why we obtained the warrants and he was charged today," said LeSueur. US Marshall and Ector County Sheriffs arrested Blount this afternoon following a traffic stop on Maple and Grandview in Odessa and was booked... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Former Odessa firefighter arrested on child sex abuse chargesprobable cause for his arrest that's why we obtained the warrants and he was ch
Former Odessa firefighter arrested on child sex abuse charges
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 5 days ago
probable cause for his arrest that's why we obtained the warrants and he was charged today," said LeSueur. US Marshall and Ector County Sheriffs arrested Blount this afternoon following a traffic stop on Maple and Grandview in Odessa and was booked... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Former Odessa firefighter arrested on child sex abuse chargesprobable cause for his arrest that's why we obtained the warrants and he was ch
Former Odessa firefighter arrested on child sex abuse charges
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 5 days ago
probable cause for his arrest that's why we obtained the warrants and he was charged today," said LeSueur. US Marshall and Ector County Sheriffs arrested Blount this afternoon following a traffic stop on Maple and Grandview in Odessa and was booked... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Woman behind bars on multiple aggravated assault chargesbegan chasing the woman's vehicle. A high-risk traffic stop was conducted and
Woman behind bars on multiple aggravated assault charges
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 5 days ago
began chasing the woman's vehicle. A high-risk traffic stop was conducted and police found Plummer to be in possession of a black Crossman 760 PumpMaster airsoft rifle. Plummer was later arrested and taken to the Ector County Law Enforcement Cent... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Missing Woman's Remains Found in Odessa- The remains of a woman who went missing nearly one year ago were discovered i
Missing Woman's Remains Found in Odessa
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 5 days ago
- The remains of a woman who went missing nearly one year ago were discovered in Odessa earlier this month. The Ector County Sheriff's department says medical examiners were able to determine bones found on South Dixie Blvd on June 6,... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Remains found in Ector Co. identified as missing womanThe Ector County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Wednesday afternoon that the bones
Remains found in Ector Co. identified as missing woman
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 6 days ago
The Ector County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Wednesday afternoon that the bones found in Monahans Draw last Thursday are those of missing Odessa woman Jakayla Salazar. The identification was made by dental examination by the Tarrant County Medical... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
ECISD board discusses eliminating corporal punishment, budgetThe Ector County Independent School District is considering getting rid of corp
ECISD board discusses eliminating corporal punishment, budget
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 6 days ago
The Ector County Independent School District is considering getting rid of corporal punishment. Superintendent Tom Crowe said at last night's board meeting paddling needs to be done away with because it puts the employees who do the spanking at too... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Federal judge sets bond in former Ector Co. deputy’s caseOn Wednesday afternoon, a Midland federal judge set a $20,000 bond for Oscar Li
Federal judge sets bond in former Ector Co. deputy’s case
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 6 days ago
On Wednesday afternoon, a Midland federal judge set a $20,000 bond for Oscar Limon, a former Ector County Sheriff deputy. The judge set several bond conditions including ordering Limon to stay in Midland and Ector counties, he must not have any... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
ECISD board discusses eliminating corporal punishment, budgetThe Ector County Independent School District is considering getting rid of corp
ECISD board discusses eliminating corporal punishment, budget
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 6 days ago
The Ector County Independent School District is considering getting rid of corporal punishment. Superintendent Tom Crowe said at last night's board meeting paddling needs to be done away with because it puts the employees who do the spanking at too... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Ector Co. Sheriff deputies seize cash, handguns and methamphetamineA traffic stop led Ector County deputies to two searches that resulted in the s
Ector Co. Sheriff deputies seize cash, handguns and methamphetamine
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 6 days ago
A traffic stop led Ector County deputies to two searches that resulted in the seizure of thousands of dollars in cash, two handguns and a large amount of methamphetamine. On Friday night, deputies pulled over a truck occupied by Randy Ramos,... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Ector Co. Sheriff deputies seize cash, handguns and methamphetamineA traffic stop led Ector County deputies to two searches that resulted in the s
Ector Co. Sheriff deputies seize cash, handguns and methamphetamine
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 6 days ago
A traffic stop led Ector County deputies to two searches that resulted in the seizure of thousands of dollars in cash, two handguns and a large amount of methamphetamine. On Friday night, deputies pulled over a truck occupied by Randy Ramos,... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Former Ector County deputy appears in federal courtA former Ector County deputy was back in federal court Monday afternoon. Oscar
Former Ector County deputy appears in federal court
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 8 days ago
A former Ector County deputy was back in federal court Monday afternoon. Oscar Limon is accused of tipping off a game room operator about stings and investigations, in exchange for cash. For now he'll stay locked up after a judge didn't made a... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Woman arrested for assaulting Odessa police officermisdemeanor warrants and she was later taken into custody. The report stated t
Woman arrested for assaulting Odessa police officer
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 8 days ago
misdemeanor warrants and she was later taken into custody. The report stated that as Gonzales was being taken to the Ector County Law Enforcement Center, she took off her seat belt and began kicking the patrol vehicle door and safety... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Odessa mother arrested for abandoning 3 children inside warm home3 children inside warm home Evelyn Parra (Source: Ector County Law Enforcement
Odessa mother arrested for abandoning 3 children inside warm home
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 8 days ago
3 children inside warm home Evelyn Parra (Source: Ector County Law Enforcement Center) An Odessa mother is accused of leaving several children inside a warm home. An Odessa... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Human remains found in Ector CountyTwo people came across human remains in Ector County Thursday. The Sheriff's O
Human remains found in Ector County
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 11 days ago
Two people came across human remains in Ector County Thursday. The Sheriff's Office were called out to the Monahans Draw near the 3000 block of South Dixie Blvd. to investigate. Investigation revealed a skull, rib bones, and part of a pelvic bone... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Odessa law enforcement officials prepare in case of the event of an active shooterActive shooter response trainings are crucial across the state of Texas. Office
Odessa law enforcement officials prepare in case of the event of an active shooter
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 12 days ago
Active shooter response trainings are crucial across the state of Texas. Officers of the Odessa Police Department and Ector County Independent School District trained with the ALERRT program at Noel Elementary Magnet School to prepare for the... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Odessa law enforcement officials prepare in case of the event of an active shooterActive shooter response trainings are crucial across the state of Texas. Office
Odessa law enforcement officials prepare in case of the event of an active shooter
KXXV Waco / Posted 12 days ago
Active shooter response trainings are crucial across the state of Texas. Officers of the Odessa Police Department and Ector County Independent School District trained with the ALERRT program at Noel Elementary Magnet School to prepare for the... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Odessa law enforcement officials prepare in case of the event of an active shooterActive shooter response trainings are crucial across the state of Texas. Office
Odessa law enforcement officials prepare in case of the event of an active shooter
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 12 days ago
Active shooter response trainings are crucial across the state of Texas. Officers of the Odessa Police Department and Ector County Independent School District trained with the ALERRT program at Noel Elementary Magnet School to prepare for the... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Man arrested for assaulting, choking girlfriendhis girlfriend by hitting her and squeezing her right hand. Police said McGill
Man arrested for assaulting, choking girlfriend
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 12 days ago
his girlfriend by hitting her and squeezing her right hand. Police said McGill grabbed her neck with his hands and choked her to the point that she couldn't breathe. McGill was later arrested and taken to the Ector County Law Enforcement... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
More Salmonella Cases Linked to West Texas Restaurant- Ten cases of salmonella have resulted from an outbreak of the illness linked
More Salmonella Cases Linked to West Texas Restaurant
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 14 days ago
- Ten cases of salmonella have resulted from an outbreak of the illness linked to a restaurant in West Texas. The Ector County Health Department confirmed this information to our sister station KMID, saying six employees at Ajuua's Mexican... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Ector County Clerk's Office closed Tuesday due to leakThe Ector County Clerk’s office is closed Tuesday after rainwater leaked into t
Ector County Clerk's Office closed Tuesday due to leak
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 14 days ago
The Ector County Clerk’s office is closed Tuesday after rainwater leaked into the office and damaged records. According to Ector County Clerk Linda Haney, books got water damaged from rainwater collected on the roof and leaked to the first... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
West Texas Deputy Accused of Selling Undercover InformationMIDLAND, Texas (KMID/KPEJ) - New details are beginning to surface into the inve
West Texas Deputy Accused of Selling Undercover Information
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 14 days ago
MIDLAND, Texas (KMID/KPEJ) - New details are beginning to surface into the investigation of a former Ector County Sheriff who was arrested last week. Oscar Limon, according to a federal criminal complaint, is accused of selling photos of undercover... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Area school districts clarify summer school schedules amid STAAR concernsEctor County and Midland Independent School Districts released statements expla
Area school districts clarify summer school schedules amid STAAR concerns
KXXV Waco / Posted 15 days ago
Ector County and Midland Independent School Districts released statements explaining summer school schedules after the State of Texas announced they would cancel 5th and 8th grade reading math STAAR retests. MISD announced that the summer school... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Area school districts clarify summer school schedules amid STAAR concernsEctor County and Midland Independent School Districts released statements expla
Area school districts clarify summer school schedules amid STAAR concerns
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 15 days ago
Ector County and Midland Independent School Districts released statements explaining summer school schedules after the State of Texas announced they would cancel 5th and 8th grade reading math STAAR retests. MISD announced that the summer school... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Area school districts clarify summer school schedules amid STAAR concernsEctor County and Midland Independent School Districts released statements expla
Area school districts clarify summer school schedules amid STAAR concerns
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 15 days ago
Ector County and Midland Independent School Districts released statements explaining summer school schedules after the State of Texas announced they would cancel 5th and 8th grade reading math STAAR retests. MISD announced that the summer school... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Teen loses control of car, arrested for evading arrest in West Odessaarrest after speeding, losing control of his car and hitting a stop sign and a
Teen loses control of car, arrested for evading arrest in West Odessa
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 15 days ago
arrest after speeding, losing control of his car and hitting a stop sign and a fence. Dustin Rodriguez, 18, was seen by an Ector County Sheriff’s deputy going 71 mph in a 35 mph zone in the area of 20th St. and Redondo Ave. The deputy then turned... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Teen loses control of car, arrested for evading arrest in West Odessaarrest after speeding, losing control of his car and hitting a stop sign and a
Teen loses control of car, arrested for evading arrest in West Odessa
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 15 days ago
arrest after speeding, losing control of his car and hitting a stop sign and a fence. Dustin Rodriguez, 18, was seen by an Ector County Sheriff’s deputy going 71 mph in a 35 mph zone in the area of 20th St. and Redondo Ave. The deputy then turned... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Power outages continue for Ector County residentsNumerous residents in Ector County remain without power following the strong th
Power outages continue for Ector County residents
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 16 days ago
Numerous residents in Ector County remain without power following the strong thunderstorms on Sunday morning. As of 6 p.m. CDT, ONCOR officials are reporting 108 outages affecting close to 1,200 customers. Officials are continuing to work... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Power outages continue for Ector County residentsNumerous residents in Ector County remain without power following the strong th
Power outages continue for Ector County residents
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 16 days ago
Numerous residents in Ector County remain without power following the strong thunderstorms on Sunday morning. As of 6 p.m. CDT, ONCOR officials are reporting 108 outages affecting close to 1,200 customers. Officials are continuing to work... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Truck with $120,000 worth of equipment stolen from companyGill. Gill told NewsWest 9 due to the truck being stolen it has hurt his busin
Truck with $120,000 worth of equipment stolen from company
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 18 days ago
Gill. Gill told NewsWest 9 due to the truck being stolen it has hurt his business because he's had to miss out on jobs and services. The Ector County Sheriffs Office says they are investigating the theft. Copyright 2016 QUES. All rights res... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Truck with $120,000 worth of equipment stolen from companyGill. Gill told NewsWest 9 due to the truck being stolen it has hurt his busin
Truck with $120,000 worth of equipment stolen from company
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 18 days ago
Gill. Gill told NewsWest 9 due to the truck being stolen it has hurt his business because he's had to miss out on jobs and services. The Ector County Sheriffs Office says they are investigating the theft. Copyright 2016 QUES. All rights res... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Truck with $120,000 worth of equipment stolen from companyGill. Gill told NewsWest 9 due to the truck being stolen it has hurt his busin
Truck with $120,000 worth of equipment stolen from company
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 18 days ago
Gill. Gill told NewsWest 9 due to the truck being stolen it has hurt his business because he's had to miss out on jobs and services. The Ector County Sheriffs Office says they are investigating the theft. Copyright 2016 QUES. All rights res... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Former Ector County Deputy arrested by U.S. Marshals days after resigningFormer Ector County Sheriff's Deputy Oscar Limon is in federal custody Friday a
Former Ector County Deputy arrested by U.S. Marshals days after resigning
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 18 days ago
Former Ector County Sheriff's Deputy Oscar Limon is in federal custody Friday afternoon according to Brendan Griffin, Federal Bureau of Investigation Supervisory Senior Resident Agent. Griffin was unable to release the reason for his arrest at this... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Former Ector County Deputy arrested by U.S. Marshals days after resigningFormer Ector County Sheriff's Deputy Oscar Limon is in federal custody Friday a
Former Ector County Deputy arrested by U.S. Marshals days after resigning
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 18 days ago
Former Ector County Sheriff's Deputy Oscar Limon is in federal custody Friday afternoon according to Brendan Griffin, Federal Bureau of Investigation Supervisory Senior Resident Agent. Griffin was unable to release the reason for his arrest at this... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Ajuua's requiring food handler certificates following Salmonella outbreaktraining [and] we'll be ready to go." The source of the Salmonella outbreak li
Ajuua's requiring food handler certificates following Salmonella outbreak
KXXV Waco / Posted 20 days ago
training [and] we'll be ready to go." The source of the Salmonella outbreak linked to Ajuua's remained unknown Wednesday, Ector County Health Department officials said, and could ultimately be traced to a patron or other external... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Ajuua's requiring food handler certificates following Salmonella outbreaktraining [and] we'll be ready to go." The source of the Salmonella outbreak li
Ajuua's requiring food handler certificates following Salmonella outbreak
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 20 days ago
training [and] we'll be ready to go." The source of the Salmonella outbreak linked to Ajuua's remained unknown Wednesday, Ector County Health Department officials said, and could ultimately be traced to a patron or other external... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Ajuua's requiring food handler certificates following Salmonella outbreaktraining [and] we'll be ready to go." The source of the Salmonella outbreak li
Ajuua's requiring food handler certificates following Salmonella outbreak
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 20 days ago
training [and] we'll be ready to go." The source of the Salmonella outbreak linked to Ajuua's remained unknown Wednesday, Ector County Health Department officials said, and could ultimately be traced to a patron or other external... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Ajuua's requiring food handler certificates following Salmonella outbreaktraining [and] we'll be ready to go." The source of the Salmonella outbreak li
Ajuua's requiring food handler certificates following Salmonella outbreak
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 20 days ago
training [and] we'll be ready to go." The source of the Salmonella outbreak linked to Ajuua's remained unknown Wednesday, Ector County Health Department officials said, and could ultimately be traced to a patron or other external... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
West Texas man accused of molesting two relativesa child, a first-degree felony, and a second charge of indecency with a child,
West Texas man accused of molesting two relatives
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 20 days ago
a child, a first-degree felony, and a second charge of indecency with a child, a second-degree felony. He was being held at Ector County Detention Center on bonds totaling $75,000 as of Tuesday, according to the Odessa American. Requests for... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Heavy spring rains have home gardens looking good - Writer: Adam Russell 903-834-6191 adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Roy Flora 936-334-3230 roy.flora@ag.tamu.edu LIBERTY — Plenty of moisture could mean a good year for home gardeners loo...recent rains leaving local ranchers optimistic about summer grazing conditions.
Heavy spring rains have home gardens looking good - Writer: Adam Russell 903-834-6191 adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Roy Flora 936-334-3230 roy.flora@ag.tamu.edu LIBERTY — Plenty of moisture could mean a good year for home gardeners loo...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 20 days ago
recent rains leaving local ranchers optimistic about summer grazing conditions. Rain in Crane County greened up rangeland. Ector County was cloudy and cool with 1-3 inches of rain. Wind, hail and lightning were factors affecting plants and trees in... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
West Texas Restaurant Linked to Salmonella Outbreakpeople have contracted salmonella from Ajuua's and 20 other people may have the
West Texas Restaurant Linked to Salmonella Outbreak
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 20 days ago
people have contracted salmonella from Ajuua's and 20 other people may have the illness, according to officials with the Ector County Health Department. However, the owner of Ajuua's and the inspectors with the health department have not been... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Odessa man in custody after barricading himself more than four hoursare still ongoing to find out what weapons, if any, are in the home. Officers
Odessa man in custody after barricading himself more than four hours
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 20 days ago
are still ongoing to find out what weapons, if any, are in the home. Officers are still looking to see if Zuvia will face additional charges. In the meantime Residents in the area can return home. Zuvia will be booked at the Ector coun... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Odessa man in custody after barricading himself more than four hoursare still ongoing to find out what weapons, if any, are in the home. Officers
Odessa man in custody after barricading himself more than four hours
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 20 days ago
are still ongoing to find out what weapons, if any, are in the home. Officers are still looking to see if Zuvia will face additional charges. In the meantime Residents in the area can return home. Zuvia will be booked at the Ector coun... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
City of Midland officials release new details into plane crash in OdessaOn Tuesday, officials with the city of Midland released new details leading up
City of Midland officials release new details into plane crash in Odessa
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 21 days ago
On Tuesday, officials with the city of Midland released new details leading up to the deadly plane crash in Ector County. Officials said Midland Police responded to an advise of rights call around 9:07 pm from Clayton Chennault's fiancee, Cathy Mote... Read more
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