This Week in Odessa History
Reports of fairs and Fests and vehicle accidents of years gone by
Last updated 9/14/2017 at 1:53pm
100 Years Ago
The Odessa Record
September 14, 1917
Miss Bessie Schibel hit by auto.
Miss Bessie Schibel, daughter of John Schibel, a prominent farmer residing southwest of Odessa, was the victim of an auto accident which nearly cost her her life on the main street of Odessa Saturday afternoon when she was struck by a car driven by Allen Motycka at the intersection of Fourth street and First Avenue. Miss Schibel had started across the street from the Michaelsen & Koth store, when Motycka, who was intoxicated drove down the street with his car and struck her...