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Stories with place: Odessa
  • Texas missionary held without bond in child sex abuse case 
    Updated: Oct-03-15 11:36 am

    ODESSA, Texas - A Texas missionary accused of sexually molesting 11 children at a Malawi orphanage will continue to be held in a federal detention center in Odessa without bond after he waived a preliminary hearing regarding the probable cause for his arrest.

  • Remembering 25th anniversary of book 'Friday Night Lights' 
    Updated: Sep-15-15 5:11 pm

    HOUSTON - Twenty-five years ago, H.G. "Buzz" Bissinger published a book focusing on a handful of players and coaches at a West Texas high school, lone stars among a thousand teams and 126,000 young Texans who donned helmets and shoulder pads in 1988, grains of sand amid a hundred years and a million tales of Texas football.