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 News    May 7, 2015

Quilt show awards announced

More complete information is now available from the Odessa Quilt Club on activities surrounding the Spring Fling annual quilt show that took place April 24-25. As The Record reported last week, the...

 
 News    May 7, 2015

'Paint the Town Purple' contest

The Lincoln County Relay for Life event is a little over a month away. The June 12 community event celebrates cancer survivors and remembers loved ones lost. Relay teams also raise funds for cancer research and support through various activities...

 
 By JUSTIN BRADFORD    News    May 7, 2015

"When you wish upon a star..."

Last week our school band was able to make their journey to Disneyland in Southern California. This trip was the culmination of over a year of intense planning, fundraising and practicing. Through...

 
 News    May 7, 2015

K/ preschool pre-registration is planned

Kindergarten and Preschool pre-registration for the 2015-16 school year has been planned for May 12, 2015 from 10:50-11:20 a.m. in the kindergarten room. Packets for the 2015-16 school year are available in the elementary school office between 8...

 

Letter to the Editor; Jury duty scams lighten wallets

To the Editor: As Lincoln County Superior Court Administrator, I want to alert our residents to jury duty scams that are becoming more prevalent across the county and around Washington. We greatly value our citizens willing to serve on jury duty and...

 

The Post Office is broke? Think again, says writer.

To the Editor: In 1833, Joseph Story made this observation about the United States Post Office: “The post-office establishment has already become one of the most beneficent and useful establishments under the national government.” In 2015, the...

 

Ask Doctor Universe

Asked by Danielle of Latrobe, Tasmania. Dear Danielle, Movies not only took the ideas and inventions of people, but also the work of a horse. Her name was Sallie Gardner and the debate of her day was whether or not horses ever had all four hooves...

 
 By MARJORIE WOMACH    News    May 7, 2015

Work continues on Harrington Haus

The former Harrington Haus is finally drying out with the new owner, John Dempsey, working long, hard hours and continuously ventilating the structure. Several on-lookers contemplated the removal of the old pool table which Dempsey was not...

 
 By REV MARK SQUIRE    Opinion    May 7, 2015

Pastor's Corner

I’ve heard it several times from people who claim belief in God and faith in Christ: “It’s all about me and Jesus.” In a manner of speaking, confessing that “it’s all about me and...

 
 By LAURA ESTES    Opinion    May 7, 2015

Throwback Thursday harks back to recipes of the 1970s

Facebook has a custom of post called; “Throwback Thursday.” Participants post photos of past events and friends respond with remembrances of those events. We are in the season of wedding and baby...

 

Melissa D. (Weishaar) Ray

Melissa D. (Weishaar) Ray passed away suddenly in Thomaston, Georgia. She is survived by her son Bobby Ray of Atlanta, Ga., her father Warren Weishaar, her brother Mike Weishaar and her sister Terrea...

 

Smith, Tebow on Spokane Comm. College honor roll

The winter 2015 honor roll list at Spokane Community College includes more than 2,600 students. To receive honor roll status, students must earn a 3.0 grade point average or higher. Markus Smith and Nicholas Tebow, both of Odessa, have been named to...

 
 News    May 7, 2015

Health district works to limit measles in Spokane

A second case of measles (rubeola) has been diagnosed in an unvaccinated adult resident of Spokane County. This individual was not seen in any health care settings and is a close contact of the first case, previously confirmed to have measles on...

 

Birthdays and Anniversaries

Birthdays for May 7: Charlene Kagele, Joyce Gard, Olivia Gies, Katie Mae Shelton, Logan Luiten. May 8: Steven Powell, April Steward, Jeremy Pitts, Lyndsay Reyes, Andrew Schafer, Cory Carstensen. May 9: Jeanie Rardin, Miranda Zigan, Molly Schafer,...

 

Track and field meets in Springdale and Chattaroy result in personal records

Mary Walker, Springdale At Mary Walker High School of Springdale on Tuesday, April 28, the Titans faced other 1B/2B schools, with the boys' team taking first place and the girl's team placing second....

 

Titan tennis team gets WIAA Distinguished Team Award

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA), Dairy Farmers of Washington, and Les Schwab Tires are excited to announce the 2015 Spring Team Academic State Champions for baseball, golf, boys soccer, softball, tennis and track and...

 

What's Hot

Odessa Menu MONDAY, May 11: Toast, cereal, fruit and juice. Lunch: Mozzarella cheese stix, marinara sauce, corn, fruit and veg bar. TUESDAY, May 12: Sausage, toast, fruit and juice. Lunch: Chickenwich, JO JO's, fruit and veg bar. WEDNESDAY, May 13:...

 

The Weather

High Low Prec. S Apr. 30 64 34 .00 May. 01 66 41 .00 May. 02 76 39 .00 May. 03 69 34 .00 May. 04 69 35 .00 May. 05 78 36 .00 May. 06 64 29 .00 Yearly total to date 8.74 inches. Snow accumulation: .93 inches to date....

 

Odessa Grain

The latest cash grain market here shows Soft White Wheat down at $5.46. Hard Red Winter is down at $5.31. DNS is down at $6.18. Barley is down at 148.00....

 

Athlete of the Week

The AOW is freshman Kiegan Wehr. He has shown much improvement due to his hard work and positive attitude, says golf coach Mike Greenwood. Kiegan is the son of Jeff and Julie Wehr....

 

Athletes of the Week

Junior- high baseball coaches Tyson Linstrum and LaMar Larmer say, "These boys have been a pleasure to work with. They are hard working and dependable." Theron is the son of Joe Schlomer and Amy Schaefer. Jett is the son of Jeff and Jamie Nelson....

 

Court Report

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 possible criminal or suspicious activit...

 
 News    May 7, 2015

Balfe retirment celebrated

On May 1, the Harrington School District held a retirement celebration for long time employee Karen Balfe who will finish 28 years of service in June. Speakers were Principal Justin Bradford, Tyson...

 

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