Steve Zullig dies after bicycle/van accident
Steve Zullig, 52, died Saturday from injuries suffered Friday afternoon in a bicycle/van accident on Second Street in Odessa.
According to an Odessa Police report, the accident occurred at approximately 3:04 p.m. in the area of Second Street (131 Highway) and Dryden streets.
Based on witness accounts, Zullig, 307 S. Second, made a movement that caused the bicycle to impact the side of a 2003 Kia sedan van, driven by Brian Moore, 37, 311 East Mason, Lot 5. Both Zullig and Moore were northbound on Second Street. Read more in The Odessan.
Third egg found in Downtown Odessa
Linda Scherer, Odessa, found the third egg Monday afternoon in the Downtown Odessa Easter egg hunt at Santa Fe Glass.
The third clue in the historical Easter egg hunt sponsored by Downtown Odessa was "A skating rink once occupied this space."
This week's clue is:
"During the 1900 Presidential election, William Jennings Bryan, who was running on the Democratic ticket, stopped in Odessa and met with all the local businessmen at the Myrtle." Read more in The Odessan.
Design standards sent back to P&Z
Odessa Board of Aldermen considered two proposed ordinances Monday night, one on stealing motor fuel in the city and another on non-residential design standards.
All members of the board attended the meeting, which lasted for nearly two hours and was followed by a 15-minute closed session.
Before the meeting, a public hearing was held on the proposed design standards. Read more in The Odessan.
R-7 Board names assistant principals
Assistant principals at the Odessa Middle School and Odessa High School were named Monday night at a special session of the Odessa R-7 Board of Education.
Brad Briscoe, Macks Creek R-5 District, was named OHS assistant principal, taking over that duty from Buffie McConville, who was named OHS principal in February.
Chris Doering, who has been employed in the district for the past eight years, was named assistant principal at Odessa Middle School. He will continue as OMS activities director, a position he has held the past year. Read more in The Odessan.