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Odessa American (Newspaper) - August 31, 2015, Odessa, Texas Us open final slam Tennis . Open starts today in new York City. A sports a a is Nhat 75 a a a 1940 Joi name change Obama renames mount Mckinley. A Page 3a Mehigan monday August 31 2015 w cd 75 cents Quick hits customer service class tile Andrews business and technology Center. 201 Nav Enue Lin Andrews will offer a introduction to customer services from 6 . To 9 . Monday through Ali urday sept. 8-21. Tile class will cover an introduction to tech of to is piques that create exr n Ceilene customer service and examples of the Impact customer service can have on a business. Participants also will learn techniques for dealing with challenging customers problem solving and conflict Resolution. Participants May earn 2.4 continuing education units for successfully completing the class. For More information. Call 432-523-3300. To Register for the class Contact the Odessa College continuing education office at 432-335-6580. On the net a Veteran tribute Una Voz Unida has scheduled Dia de los heroes a hispanic Veteran tribute at noon oct. 12 at Ector county cemetery 300 s. Dixie blvd. Names do not need to be submitted if they have already been submitted in previous years. Send names of veterans to , on the net a unav Zumda org Fields of Faith the second annual Fields of Faith event organized by in permian Basin Fca students has been scheduled for 7p.m. Oct. 14 at Ratliff stadium n Grandview ave. And Yukon Road. The event is a Stu Dent to student ministry. Classmates and teammates will meet on the athletic Field to hear fellow students share their testimonies Challenge them to read the Bible and to come to Faith in Jesus Christ. All Ages and Faith backgrounds Are Welcome to attend. For More information Call Corbin Young at >88-7757, email Cyoung o . On the net a a from staff reports weather Index sunny. J Abby 68 wind South \ classified in at to mph i comics 5b to 15 mph. I deaths 8a i history 2a i opinion 4a a 93 i sports k v68 television 9a Page 2a word 38,68 1 Laj am me Dia Texas 3 6 4 2 9 i 2 3 4 s event Aims to Bridge Gap Iko Aoa of com a National night out about o organizers National night out brings Community together by Billy Jean Louis Community members will keep it bumping in the streets oct. 6, and its not illegal. For one night Only the Odessa police department officers will be patrolling several Block parties during its National night out. Fifteen parties have been registered already said it. David Tavarez with the Community relations at old. Last year there were 12 parties. Tavarez said the National night out a set for 6 30 . To 8 . Oct. 6 a is an annual Community building Campaign. The City has played Host to parties for More than 20 years. A everything going on right now with the police is negative a Tavarez said. National night out brings officers to the neighbourhood in a positive sense he added. People have registered Block parties in the 1600 Block of Palomar Lane 3200 Block of Redwood drive including other blocks. To have a Block party a is night Page 6a a Little help i teachers aide Berenice Polanco helps students in the prekindergarten 4-year-old class As they make letters with Tongue depressors thursday morning at Murry Fly elementary. This is the first year that classes Are offered for the 4-year-Olds at the school. Mark Sterkel Odessa american Prek program starts at Murry Fly parents students have attendance incentives by Ruth Campbell name Bilca for several years Murry Fly principal Yolanda Hernandez wanted to Host a pre kindergarten program for her Campus to help Stu dents build the basics for entering kindergarten and to Benefit her whole Campus. This fall she got one. She saw the need for a Prek program after conducting an informal Survey of her kindergarten Stu dents that found at least 75 percent of them had never been to child care or preschool. One reason students weren to going is they had to go into town and parents thought it was pretty Early to put their 4-year-Olds on a bus. Hernandez wrote a proposal to the District w hich was approved but she did no to have room. Murry Fly had close to 900 students at the time Hernandez said so the program went to Cameron dual language Magnet. There Are other preschool programs throughout the District As Well. With the new elementary campuses the District opened this year Murry Fly now has 760 students w hich offers some breathing room. Hernandez said she a expecting about 800 once the labor Day Holiday a set Prek Page 6a 75 years of the Odessa american 1982 a big bust and a serial killer in Kermit editors note this year Marks 75 years of the Odessa american. Through the of s 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. Jumped to 83 percent in june 1982. Rig and oilfield fabrication plants and manufacturers Oil Well service and Supply companies were left with overstocked inventory and Many businesses amp e a a Oil bust Odessa a booming Economy came to a crashing halt in 1982. Ltd the Rig count dropped 50 percent to 257 in september and unemployment which had been 2.9 percent in april 1981, 75 a a am by failed. Industry experts blamed the tailspin on the National recession a drop in Ste crude prices a a w h worldwide Energy conservation High interest rates and a glut of Oil that greatly surpassed the demand. A Kermit murders around Midnight on june la pop culture highlights a billboards no. I song a physical Quot by Olivia Newton John a Best Selling novel As named by publisher s weekly Quot Al. The extraterrestrial Quot by William Kotz Wykle a Academy award winning film for Best picture Quot chariots of fire Quot starring Ben Cross and Tan Charleson Brenda Ray Broadway 31 and her two daughters Selena elms 15, and Christie Michelle elms 8 were kidnapped from a Kermit car Wash. A see 1982 Page a of file photo serial killer Michael Eugene Sharp is escorted by Law enforcement after being identified by a then 15-year-old Selena elms As the Man who raped and murdered her Mother and sister. Selena escaped and ran nude through five Miles of ranch land to find help. Sharp was executed in 1998. Surgical weight loss information free seminar first tuesday of every month a 5 30 6 30 pm orc East Campus auditorium Corner of Adams amp 5th Street cd my Leslie and Mike together Ion to Over is pounds Odessa regional pm medical Center 520 East sixth Odessa 582-8677 he map phys a www.0dessare9kmal.com map uni r r

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