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Mayberry: Commissioner Gardner’s Town Halls Display True Public Service

(Editor’s note: The following is an opinion commentary submitted to Odessa Headlines for publication.) Ector County Commissioner Michael Gardner held his first town hall meeting since his election keeping a major campaign promise. Following the lead of his father Freddy Gardner who held quarterly townhalls Gardner plans to hold them across multiple locations to make […]

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Questions Surround Odessa Councilman’s Conflict of Interest

[Odessa, Texas] A substantial contract for insurance coverage is raising questions surrounding how the contract was awarded after public records obtained by Odessa Headlines revealed multiple problems with the timeline and  a conflicting document trail.   The issue stems from the December 8 city council meeting last year, when one agenda item to award an insurance contract to a company called STA […]