This Week in Odessa History
Firefighters; missing issue; zip codes introduced
Last updated 1/12/2017 at 8:11pm
100 years ago
The Odessa Record
January 12, 1917
Fire boys hold annual meeting. The Odessa fire boys met for their annual meeting and election of officers at city hall Friday night. Secretary Scholer’s fire record showed that during the year 1916, had received seven calls, the largest number in the history of the department, to fires where it was necessary to turn on water. Only one of these, the livery barn fire got beyond control.
Bounty offered for coyotes. On the urgent recommendation of Game Warden W.G. Mathews, the commissioners of Grant County have or...