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...