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Correction

The Halloween Carnival will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 30. Desserts donated for the event may be delivered from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Community Center....

 

Town council

Chief of Police Helen Coubra reported that the department has siezed a flatbed trailer which was used in the felony theft of aviation fuel from Wilbur-Ellis in May, and that as soon as the process is complete, the trailer will be licensed for use by...

 
 By Jill Connolly    News    October 25, 2012

Connolly and "Sugar" ride with the pros

Wow, what a year! Barrel racing, I suppose, is literally just running around and turning. But the wet saddle blankets that it takes to get to a point so in tune with each other that each movement and...

 

O-H Booster Club event raises $18,500

The Odessa-Harrington Booster Club held its annual fundraising auction and dinner October 13 in Odessa. The event is held Harrington and Odessa in alternate years. Steaks were grilled by the Odessa Riders Club members and served buffet-style to the...

 

Halloween Carnival 10/30, but "trick or treat" on 10/31

The Halloween Carnival, sponsored by the Odessa High School FFA chapter will be held next Tuesday, October 30, from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Community Center. This has become an annual event filled with games of chance, burgers and hotdogs on sale from the...

 

Weekly grain report

Byron Behne watches the international grain markets for the Odessa Union Warehouse. 10/19/12: The wheat market got some bullish news on Friday, as the Ukraine is looking to possibly ban exports in the middle of November. There was also a fairly...

 

Letter to the Editor: Reader accuses President of flouting Constitution

Does the word “dictator” scare you as much as it scares me?! To put us on the same page let’s get the dictionary definition of dictator: One who assumes absolute control without the free consent of the people. Does that remind you of the...

 

Letter to the Editor: National debt spiralling out of control, says reader

Our national debt has increased from $10.6 trillion to $16 trillion in 4 years. Each taxpayer owes more than $140,000 as their share of the debt. Not a person in any nation of the Euro zone owes as much as we do. Our national debt increased more in...

 

Auditor candidate denies misappropriating funds

Originally published online on October 10 on a Seattle NPR affiliate website The job of the Washington State Auditor is to root out waste, fraud and abuse in government. But the Democratic candidate for that position, State Representative Troy...

 
 By Lise Ott    Opinion    October 25, 2012

Advice from a small town girl

I just returned from several days in Portland, where the weather was wonderful – two days of glorious fall sun and color, and two days of precious, beautiful rain. I loved it. It was interesting....

 

Ella Scheller

Ella Scheller died October 20, 2012 in Odessa. She was born June 4, 1918 in Warden to John J. Laib, Jr. and Christina (Heizelman) Laib. She is survived by her daughter-in-law Christina Scheller of...

 

Orthopaedic specialist to hold Odessa/Ritzville clinics

Dr. Soren L. Olson of Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists will hold orthopaedic clinics in Odessa and Ritzville for one day on Monday, October 30, 2012. The Odessa clinic will be available from 9 to 11:45 a.m. at 510 Amende Street, and Dr. Olson will...

 

This Week in Odessa History

The fledgling town of Odessa celebrated Halloween in style 109 years ago. A lively night was reported in The Odessa Record’s issue of November 6, 1903: The Halloween party given by 15 Odessa young ladies at the IOOF Hall last Saturday evening was...

 

Welcome to My Kitchen

Winter apples are at their prime and these tart, crisp varieties are perfect for cakes, crisps and pies. Joyce McClanahan brought an Upside Down Apple Cake to a recent potluck meal and it garnered...

 

Former Odessa residents meet Deadliest Catch crew

Two Odessa High School graduates (1976) and longtime friends recently returned from an adventure-filled trip to Dutch Harbor in Unalaska, Alaska. Denise Kittilson Masiello won a trip as a...

 

Wilbur-Creston falls to O-H Titans in 3 straight games

Odessa-Harrington boosted its record to 8-2 overall and 6-2 in league play by defeating Wilbur-Creston at home Saturday in three straight games, 25-19, 25-19 and 25-23. It was also senior night, and t...

 
 By Duane Pitts    School    October 25, 2012

Part 8 of "How to become a super star student"

Michael Geisen offers junior high and high school students some pointers on research work they do in school. It is that time of year when many of you have already begun some research projects and will have more as the school year progresses. Your...

 

Titans overcome Waterville in 56-12 drubbing there

On Friday, October 19, O-H defeated Waterville Shockers, 56-12. Titans 22 18 16 0     56 Shockers 6 0 0 6     12 Running back Sam Schafer started the Titan blowout with a 52-yard run for a touchdown, followed by another...

 

Correction

Last week's article on the football game misidentified the player making the first touchdown of the game. It was in fact Carsen Weber (and not his brother Cade). The Record was relying on information from the Spokesman-Review prep sports website,...

 

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 possible crim...

 

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