The Odessa Record -

By Terrie Schmidt-Crosby
The Record 

This week in Odessa history


Last updated 4/23/2020 at 5:55pm

100 years ago

April 23, 1920

A special meeting of the Odessa town council met to approve the drilling of a second well to ensure the town’s water supply. Three dry seasons and a lack of snow failed to fill underground streams that some had once thought were inexhaustible. Adequate fire protection was also cited as a factor in the decision.

Mr. Streiter at the Odessa schools is the track coach for a group of enthusiastic boys with talent. Herbert Luher may be an Olympian in the discus one day if he continues to improve. He had a throw of 90 feet, considered very good for a boy of his age a...

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