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School board readies for new academic year

The board approved the hiring of Kate Wenzl (Harrington’s new special education teacher) for head junior-high girls basketball coach and assistant junior-high volleyball coach and Danielle...

Harrington news

Summer Reading In spite of summer vacations, Bridget Rohner has managed to keep the statistics high with the attendance this fourth week at 15 children. The group began with the reading of a story, for which the children were very attentive. The...

Local harvest just about wrapped up

The wheat harvest in the Odessa area is about 90 percent complete, and as most people suspected when harvest began, the outcome has been rather dismal. Overall dryland yields were down by about 40...

Council member resigns

The Odessa Town Council met Monday evening in the public library. Council member Lois Harp had submitted a letter of resignation from the council due to illness. It was accepted with regret by the other council members. Since it is too late for the...

Alcohol/marijuana legislation

Several new alcohol- and marijuana-related laws became effective today. Among the new laws is a section of Senate Bill 5052, the Cannabis Patient Protection Act, which changes the name of the former Liquor Control Board. Effective immediately, the...

Foot bridge getting rickety

The foot bridge across Crab Creek has become more than rickety these days. Many boards are cracked and loose. Others exhibit screws that have backed out of the wood by an inch in some cases. It seems that the looser everything gets, the more the...

Rep. Dent reports on legislative sessions

It took longer than any of us would’ve liked it to, but after 176 days and three special sessions, we were finally able to adjourn last week. Although we needed three special sessions, I am proud of many of the things we accomplished as a...

More cases of West Nile virus detected in Grant County

Grant County Health District has been notified of multiple West Nile virus positive mosquito samples collected by Grant County Mosquito Control District #1. To date, there have been 42 positive mosquito samples collected this season in Grant County...

Ask Dr. Universe

Editor’s note: Ever wonder about the cat reference in the Dr. Universe column? Well, the good doctor is a feline, something we failed to mention when this column began running as a replacement for the Rock Doc column that preceded it. Below is a...

This Week in Odessa History

100 years ago From The Odessa Record July 30, 1915 The biggest crop that the Odessa country has had in eight years, and probably the biggest in its history, is now being harvested, and the end of the week will see in the shock or headed practically...

Please return misdirected mail

It has come to the attention of The Record that the newspaper and other types of mail and packages sometimes get misdirected. If any subscribers have had this happen, they know how annoying it can be. Most folks who find misdirected mail in their...

Court Report

Sheriff's Report Incident log Editor’s note: Most items in this section reflect the starting point for response by local police and emergency agencies. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office does not release names of individuals who report...

 
 
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