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Odessa American (Newspaper) - August 8, 2015, Odessa, Texas Ouick hits Rig count increases permian Basin producers for the fifth consecutive week activated More drilling rigs adding six to the Region even As Oil prices remain depressed according to the latest count from Baker Hughes. The gains build left 254 rigs drilling in the permian Basin. Since july i Oil companies operating in the Region added a total of 22 rigs according to Baker Hughes Jujj nationally. My Mil producers j added six Oil rigs to a total of 670 operating in the country. Rigs drilling for natural Gas increased by four to 213. The combined Oil and Gas Rig count increased by to to a total of 884. Analysts and local producers warn that Oil companies who added rigs As Oil prices hovered at about $60 per barrel May reverse course now that prices have fallen in again during the past few weeks. 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In the net �tmyurl.com/q226ezd a from staff reports lit Fin a a Emmi sunny near record High wind South at to mph to 20 mph a104 y 76 Page 2a Index classified k comics deaths movies opinion religion sports television 5b word 3c.6d 5c 6b 56 4a 16 id closing paces posted $40.50 futures $43.87 natural Gas $2,798 Oil fell for the sixth trading Day out of the last seven As the number of drilling rigs operating in the u s. Rose stocks 5d aim Media Texas More campuses on in status 15 a Cist schools now require improvement up from to last year i Aoa fib or from a Campus reports Okay exp by Ruth Campbell Iram Phelka although it a met Standard Quot As a District state accountability results released Friday by the Texas education Agency show 15 Ector county ish campuses on the improvement required list compared with to last year. The District met Standard last year As Well officials said. Statewide across More than 1,200 school districts and Charters As Well As the More than 8,600 campuses statewide the ratings reveal that 94 percent of school districts and Charters across Texas have achieved the rating of met Standard. A the results Are not what we wanted or expected a superintendent Tom Crowe said. One of the mistakes in education i think is the program of the year. As soon As something does t get the results immediately of what we want we change and go to a new program. We re not doing that. We re staying the course. We re staying with the curriculum that is Good Tom it w in k Rase sept Muht at a news conference Friday in the Board room of the administration building. Crowe noted that there were improvements on some campuses and others stayed consistent. A however the brutal facts Are that we will have 15 campuses on improvement required for. This coming year Quot Crowe said. A a we la have six that Are first year in. Well have a sex Erciso Page 6a Reading with Ringling Mark Sterkel Idi Werhan Clown Kelli Argott right teaches children How to juggle As Clown Davis Vassaliko looks on during a visit by representatives of the Ringling Bros and Barnum amp Bailey circus on Friday morning at the Ector county Library. Reading with Ringling featured the clowns interactive performances along with pre show hostess Ashley Vargas who read from the Book of i ran the the circus has performances at the Ector county coliseum through sunday to years of the Odessa american 1959 permian opens Odessa sees growth editor s note this year Marks 75 years of the Odessa american. I through the Oas anniversary Date of oct. 2, we Mil count Down the last 75 years with a Brief summary of some of the news and events that affected ode sans. A Odessa grows As the decade ended Odessa had become the largest City in the permian Basin. The City annexed 873.87 acres during 1959, bringing the geographical area of the City to 10,828 acres. About 1,500 families moved to Odessa during that year. Newcomers received a warm Welcome from the chamber of Commerce including a brochure with gift certificates from local merchants a City map an introduction to the Ector county Library and a guide to Odessa a churches. Census data attested to the City a dramatic growth during the 1950s. The population tripled in the decade from 29,500 residents in 1950 to 94,600 in 1959. According to a study conducted by the Standard rate and data service almost 27,000 residents were age 27 to 45, with Only a br4> 75 a a 1,936 older than 65. The racial composition of Odessa was 88.8 percent White 5.94 percent hispanic and 5.36 percent Black. A Hospital con Troy try in Fanu a Ary architect Leonard Crock Eft informed the medical Center Hospital Board that continued construction at the Hospital would Cost $382,084 during the next three years. A Day later. County attorney cd Milburn lowered the Boom announcing that further expenditures were not Legal highlights a billboard s no. I song Mack the knife by Bobby Darin nine weeks at no i a Best Selling novel As named by publishers weekly exodus by Leon Lins a Academy award winning film for Best picture go i starring Leslie Caron Maurice Chevalier and Louis Jourdan Milburn a action prompted county commissioners to Issue an audit of Hospital expenditures. Though the Issue waned for the next nine months the dispute came to a head on sept. 16. When Money conscious Courtesy photo the screwball comedy some like it hot starring Marilyn Monroe and Tony Curtis is a set 1959 Page a released. 3 i 4 2 t i 2 j45 Furar. I Back to basics life sentence High school football teams i Colorado theater work on fundamentals. % shooter uses gets a sports Page 5a saturday August 8, 2015 i i 75 cents can Hui Cfaft Mai bring this flit must new Shaw morn amp receive 40 40 40 in <0 40 a of ii a full rebate remodel payments As Low As $1 so / month 0% interest wac Sec store or details 6191 e. Hwy 191 a Odessa shopping Center Corner of Loop 338 to 191 behind Dickey s bbl a 4/0 a of 40 40

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