ANDREWS, TX: Texas Department of Public Safety troopers continue to investigate a traffic accident which claimed the life of five people on Sunday night in Andrews County. The crash occurred at 7:30 pm at the intersection of Highway 115 and Highway 128. DPS Troopers said the accident involved a Ford Mustang, a pickup and a semi-truck. Three people were pronounced dead at the scene, one person died at the hospital on Sunday and another died Monday at the hospital. DPS has not released any further information.
ODESSA, TX: The Odessa Police have charged 23 year old Eileen Ornelas with a third degree felony, injury to a child. Reports state police responded in early November to Medical Center Hospital in reference to an injured five year old. Reports state the five year old had sustained several injuries to his lower back, arms and legs after Ornelas struck the child several times with a belt.
BIG SPRING, TX: Big Spring ISD has selected an interim superintendent. Big Spring School Board Trustees have selected Johnny Tubb, who recently served as interim superintendent at Dawson School District in Welch. Current Big Spring Superintendent Chris Wigington has been selected as the lone finalist for Superintendent for Bushland ISD in Amarillo. Tubb served as the interim superintendent at Coahoma ISD in 2014. He also served most of his career at Grady ISD where he served as superintendent for 17 years.
ODESSA, TX: The Odessa Police Department charged 38 year old Angelica Reyes with two counts of endangering a child, a second degree felony. Police say when they responded to a residence in Odessa, the home was found to be in ill repair and two children were in the home with no adult supervision. While police were at the residence, the 38 year old, now identified as the children’s mother returned to the home heavily intoxicated according to the police affidavits.