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Odessa American (Newspaper) - August 22, 2015, Odessa, Texas Warehouse clearance Sale 25-75% ii Srp we also sell refurbished major appliance Why pay retail visit our clearance warehouse. Appliance sales at 16161.7thst.,Odessa, a 432-272-2700 75 Quot Mars Heck 1440 Ion slow of a Texas Thunder fest Thunder est com o fans cheer during Joe Nichols set Friday evening at the Texas Thunder country music festival in Gardendale. Courtney Sacco Odessa american a a. cd 75cents Quick hits permian Basin a s office seeing More cases Little bit country saturday August 22, 2015 in gun show Hie permian Basin gun show is in town this weekend starting at 9 . Today. Gun lovers can go to the Ector county coliseum. 4201 Andrews Highway at building a to buy sell or Trade books knives ammunition reloading supplies blow guns coins pistol grips army surplus and More. The show will go from 9 . To 5 . Today and sunday. Or the net a org fourth annual car show the fourth annual lower society show n Shine car show is set for la . To 6 . Today at the Ector county coliseum. Show vehicle entry is $25 to go indoors and $15 for outdoors. Its free to View the cars and ifs a family Friendly atmosphere. There will be a tug of War vehicle limbo and Volley Pong. Move in is from 8 . Toll . Today for More information Contact lower society dts a email com or go to Facebook com Lowe society show Shine. On the net Ual felony numbers were reported at 2,259. While the numbers Are indeed increasing not each Case represents one person. A a it a not necessarily that there Are 3,000 felons there a 3,000 cases filed Here and sometimes they have separate cases a Bland said. In District court a person can be indicted on More than one felony charge and an indictment can contain however Many charges a grand jury believes there is enough evidence to proceed with. Clarissa Webster the Ector county District clerk said in a years Span starting aug. 17, 2014, her office has received 1,282 new felony causes. However she added those Are the records her office has received regarding indictments and said each cause could have More than one count. A if there is an indictment it can contain multiple counts a Webster said. Bland said in most cases All counts Are tried together and a jury will decide if a person is guilty or not guilty should the Case go to trial. A see felonies Page a increase in local felonies leads to additional staff members Bobby Bland Ector county District attorney by Nathaniel Miller Ector county District attorney Bobby Bland said his office is on track to see almost 3,000 new felony cases in his office this year the most it has Ever seen. So far As of june 30, his office had 1,463 new felony cases according to numbers provided by his office. The projected total is 2,926. A a lot of it has been a combination of increase in population and downturn a Bland said. A whenever you have those two things together you re going to see a Large upswing in if the numbers do indeed reach the 2,900 Mark it would be the most felony cases his office has seen. In 2013, i divid Alex Sheen guest lecturer lecture series at the Wagner Noel the a Tab John Ben Shepperd Public leadership Institute is presenting another lecture As part of its ongoing lecture series. This time nonprofit Leader of a because i said i would a Alex Sheen is speaking at the Wagner Noel performing arts Center. The free event starts at 7 . Monday. Sheen will speak about the Power of a leaders Promise and the importance of keeping promises. It will be co moderated by Odessa american publisher Pat Canty and executive director of the jobs leadership Institute Bob Brescia. Sheen will also speak at permian and Odessa High schools on tuesday on the net a from staff reports Media Texas festivities begin in Gardendale annual country music festival gets underway by Jared Wilson the music was loud the drinks were flowing and concert goers were rejoicing As Texas Thunder fest officially kicked off Friday afternoon. The Gates for the show opened at about 3 . Friday and it did no to take Long for campers and locals to get into the festival grounds. Carlee Freeman and Christian Saveli were two of the first to enter the grounds and they were ready to enjoy the show. A this is actually her first concert a Saveli said. Freeman agreed but said she was excited to relax 75 years of the Odessa american 1973 a Tab opens its doors editor s note this year Marks 75 years of the Odessa american. Through the of s anniversary Date of oct. 2, we will count Down the last 75 years with a Brief summary of some of the news and events that affected ode sans. Pop culture highlights a billboard s no. I song a killing me softly with his song Quot by Roberta Flack five weeks at no. 1. A Best Selling novel As named by publisher s weekly Quot Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach a Academy award winning film far Best picture Quot the godfather starring Al Pacino. Robert Deniro and Robert Duvall. A a Tab opens the uni verify of Texas of the permian Basin welcomes 1,012 students when it opens its doors for classes for the first time on sept. 4. The University launches a a a Boom in building near the Campus including a $10 million shopping mall shopping centers and apartment com a w a or plexus. A Hail storm a Hail storm w Ith stones the size of Grapefruit struck Odessa on july 29, causing $13 million 75 m or. Aah damage. No serious injuries were reported and the ensuing repair work provided a Boon for the local Economy in fact local roofing businesses and Glass companies had difficulty handling the workload. Much of the work was done by itinerant workers and companies who came from All Over the state. A see 1973 Page a and enjoy some music. A it is just Good to get some time away a Freeman said As the two searched the grounds for their destination a i am just excited to be Here and see Texas Thunder fest for the first several vendors at the grounds were Selling cow boy hats boots plenty of drinks food and even an oxygen bar that was frequently visited by festival goers. Also on hand for the event was the Texas department of transportation with its a Edw not so fun a see festival Page a old fires officer department cites conduct in Public a departmental interactions old fired an officer who was once put on a 10-shift suspension after he had made racist remarks toward other officers according to a release from the Odessa police department. A new disciplinary form from old reveals Cpl. Jeremy Walsh has a pattern of a a poor conduct in the a Public and a departmental he had received verbal and written reprimands and was placed on a 10-shift suspension which failed to Jeremy Walsh a Correct the poor conduct a the release stated. His termination is due to recent conducts that according to chief of police Timothy Burton is unacceptable. On april 3, Walsh responded to a minor Accident and used profane language while on scene with the complainant the release stated. Also on May i Walsh responded to a disturbance at 5335 n. Grandview ave. While there it was apparent that family violence had taken place the release stated. A see old Page 6a weather Analia Sanchez mostly sunny. South wind at to to 15 mph. 20% Chance of rain in evening. A100 �74 Page 2a closing prices posted $37.00 futures $40.45 natural Gas $2,676 the Price of . Oil briefly dipped below $40 a barrel for the first time since March of 2009. Stocks 60 Index at 5a classified pc comics 5c crossword 3c.5d deaths 5b opinion 4a religion in sports to television 68 coming sunday school shopping with the first Day of school fast approaching for some getting your Back to school gear can be a Challenge. Just remember timing is everything. Find out More on the life amp times

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