Odessa Headlines’ vision is to provide quality in-depth original coverage of local issues and commentary – predominantly relating to politics and public policy – while cross-sharing excellent coverage of state and national issues from our media partners across Texas.

Our promise to you the reader is to find stories that are important to West Texans, to always go the extra mile in our research, to honor the code of journalistic ethics, and to allow good facts to speak for themselves – so that you may be empowered with the information necessary to make your own informed decisions.

If you have a potential news story or press release, please email us at: news@odessaheadlines.com

Commentary Guidelines 

Odessa Headlines accepts commentaries for publication that express the opinion of the author. Commentaries published by Odessa Headlines do not necessarily reflect the position of Odessa Headlines unless otherwise stated. 

Submitted commentaries will be reviewed, and any recommended edits returned to the author for approval prior to publication. Changes may include being copy edited for grammar and style and fact-checked. Odessa Headlines reserves the right to decline publication for any commentary. 

To submit a commentary, email us at: editor@odessaheadlines.com

Please include your name, address, contact information, and your article via word document.  

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