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Last updated 8/18/2017 at 12:40pm

--Archival photos.

St. Joseph's Catholic Church ladies begin their project or making kraut ranzas in 1992. Left to right: Mildred Deife, Florence Pavliska, Marge Tebow, Betty Smith, Bonnie Burroughs and Jane Smedley.

100 Years Ago

The Odessa Record

August 17, 1917

Hemmerling apartment house finished: The Christ Hemmerling apartment house and rooming house on Liberty hill is now completed and ready for tenants. Besides having living quarters for his own family, Mr. Hemmerling has over 20 rooms for rent in the building which is in every way modern with baths, hot water heating plant and even has an electric stove in the apartments. It is convenient to the school house and he is counting on the patronage of the school teachers this year among his patrons. His ad shows that his...

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