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Ector County School Board Trustee Resigns

Ector County School Board Trustee Resigns

Citing a “life-altering family issue” and related concerns, Ector County School Board Trustee Doyle Woodall suddenly resigned his office late Wednesday. Woodall’s departure comes right as the embattled school board member was facing criticism for controversial...
Debate on Second Amendment Engulfs Social Media Again

Debate on Second Amendment Engulfs Social Media Again

Texas politicians are starkly opposed in their reactions to the recent shootings in El Paso and Odessa. From statewide elected officials down to lawmakers in the state Capitol, politicians of every stripe are sounding off online, making known their would-be public...
What to Expect on Ector County’s Ballot

What to Expect on Ector County’s Ballot

Board members for Ector County’s hospital district and community college will be decided on by Odessans this weekend, with five residents vying for trustee positions on the Medical Center Hospital and Odessa College boards. Polls open this Saturday, May 4, from 7 a.m....
Ector County ISD Proposes Tax Hike

Ector County ISD Proposes Tax Hike

As budget season for local governments nears its end, Ector County Independent School District trustees have proposed raising the property tax rate to the highest possible number allowed by the state and, come Monday, will vote on calling a tax ratification election...
Ector County ISD Superintendent Resigns

Ector County ISD Superintendent Resigns

Despite plans to retire this December, Ector County Independent School District trustees voted Tuesday to accept the resignation of Superintendent Tom Crowe, effective September 1. Crowe, who has served as ECISD’s superintendent for five years, publicly announced in...
Ector County, Know What’s On Your Ballot?

Ector County, Know What’s On Your Ballot?

Early voting begins October 23, and while seven constitutional amendments will be voted on state-wide, it’s important to know what to expect on your local ballot. Ector County residents will have the opportunity to vote on up to ten ballot propositions, including...