Police investigation Lowe’s theft – Odessa American

The Odessa Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify suspects who allegedly stole $796 worth of merchandise.

A news release stated at 7:33 p.m. Aug. 5 a theft occurred at Lowe’s Home Improvement, located at 4101 East 42nd St.

The release stated investigation showed that a man and a woman stole $796 worth of merchandise and left the scene in a white sedan. OPD has released a photo of the man and woman that can be seen at tinyurl.com/2bnmbz5e.

Anyone with information about the theft is asked to contact Detective Y. Medrano at 432-335-4937. If you wish to remain anonymous and seek a reward, you must contact Odessa Crime Stoppers at 432-333-TIPS and reference case No. 21-9000360.

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City council set to meet Tuesday

The City of Odessa Planning Director Randy Brinlee is scheduled to give two presentations about rezoning one plot for light commercial and the other for a tavern.

The public hearings are part of the Odessa City Council meeting set to start at 6 p.m. Tuesday on the fifth floor of City Hall in the City Council Chambers located at 411 W. Eighth St.

The first property Brinlee will speak about is to consider approval to rezone from single-family residence to light commercial on the northern portion of Lot 1 Block 1 at 927 S. Muskingum Avenue.

The second property is to consider approval for a specific use permit to allow a tavern use in a retail-one zoning district on Lot 1, Block 6, Brownstone Addition, located at 4101 Medical Park Drive.

Both properties are in first approval.

City attorney Natasha Brooks will also speak to the city council about authorizing

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Art reception – Odessa American

Odessa Arts and the City of Odessa will host a reception for the artists from the Basin 52 art exhibit from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday (Oct. 26) before the City Council meeting.

“Basin 52 is an exhibit of 52 artworks created by artists from around the Permian Basin. These pieces will be displayed at City Hall, Municipal Plaza, the Odessa Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, and the MCM Elegante throughout 2022,” Odessa Arts Executive Director Randy Ham said in a news release.

In addition to the exhibit, Odessa Arts with the help of Ink Lion Designs, created a custom deck of cards with the images from the exhibit. These custom decks are available at local merchants.

Light bites will be provided by the MCM Elegante hotel, and Erik Madrid will perform on the guitar.

This reception is free and open to the public.

More info on Basin 52

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The Best Shopping Deals and Events in the Twin Cities This Week



Hackwith Design House Open Shopping Hours: Local sustainable fashion label Hackwith Design is opening its St. Paul studio for in-person shopping. Swing by to peruse racks of discounted items from previous seasons, samples, plus current items market 20 percent off. Thursday–Saturday, noon–4pm, 2340 Charles Ave. St. Paul, hackwithdesignhouse.com 

Nightmare on Lyndale: Community-focused marketplace and art gallery WALRUS is teaming up with fashion producer Richard Moody for a spooky Halloween-inspired fashion show featuring masks by Walrus artists and dresses by local fashion label Bittersweet Designs. Just be sure to don your best gothic look. Friday, October 29, 6-9 P.M., 4400 N. Lyndale Ave., Mpls., eventbrite.com 

Trick or Treat @ 50th & France: Grab your littles and head to the Edina shopping district for a day of retail therapy and candy collecting. Participating stores (Billy Reid, Cos Bar, Dugo, Evereve, and more) will be handing out sweet treats for

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The 15 best pieces from J.Crew’s 60% off sale

J.Crew, otherwise known as the retailer with a keen eye for classic cuts and stay-warm styles, is hosting an impressive 60% off sale on nearly 2,000 of its pieces.

With code SALETIME, you’ll find instant dropdowns in your shopping cart, from J.Crew’s bestselling Men’s Camp Pants to the waitlist-inducing Women’s Tie-Waist Top.

Plus, select boys’ and girls’ fashions are included in the retailer’s more-than-half-off sale. Some shopping scores include savings on Girls’ Denim Shorts for next season (or your winter getaway) and Boys’ Patch-Pocket Corduroy Shirt for holiday dinners.

Not to mention, J.Crew’s offering some of the best bathing suit sales that’ll have you dreaming of dipping your toes into the pool.

We outlined a slew of the best Black Friday deals we know about so far but, with savings this good, you

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Teen calls out grownups for shaming her Princess Diana look

Princess Diana would not approve.

A high school student claimed she was shamed by adults via Facebook for her homecoming dress that was inspired by the late Princess of Wales.

Grace Brumfield from Alabama posted a TikTok about her experience that has accumulated over 10 million views, 2.5 million likes — and a whole lotta trash talk.

The 17-year-old’s now-viral video features homecoming photos of herself and her boyfriend looking very lovey-dovey in a gorgeous sunflower field. Brumfield then shared screenshots of comments she received from angry baby boomers on the social media app. Many commented saying the lewk was “trashy” and “inappropriate.”

Another hater’s comment that Brumfield posted in her TikTok: “Wow did her parents see her in that? Way too short and trashy on such a pretty girl. Leave something to the imagination, no need to put it ALL out there.”

The so-called “inappropriate” dress was a black

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