issue of Odessa News of 1927
During 1927 Odessa obtained its first fire truck, and the city's first hotel with running water was opened to the public. This issue was published August 5, 1927 and sold for 5 cents.

Well Brings Production Miles Nearer Odessa
Twelve Miles from Production, Well on Waddell Ranch Comes in as Producer from Sand Topped at 3221 Feet. Opens extensive Territory for Active Development. Extends Proven Area Twelve Miles. After a penetration of three feet it filled up 250 feet in the first hour.

New Postoffice building is now Under Construction - Ready soon.

Rush Odessa Water - Sewer Systems

Expect Completion Entire Project within 90 Days.
Council keeps Pace with City developent and Adopts Plan of Covering City and Suburbs with Sewers and Water Main. - Expect Completion of Work in Less than Ninty Days from Date of Contract. The cost being approximately $145,000.00.

Courtesy: Morris Barker Archives.

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