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Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Wednesday, June 14, 2000
Odessa College to sponsor program
Odessa College will host OC Experience, a combined registration and orientation
program for new students, at 5 p.m., on Monday, June 26 and at 9 a.m. and
2 p.m., on Wednesday, July 12.
OC Experience provides students entering Odessa College a head start
on their college careers by offering campus tours, academic counseling,
financial aid information, and other assistance plus the opportunity to
register early for summer and fall classes.
Students must register in advance for the sessions. Deadlines are Monday,
June 19, for the June 26 session and Wednesday, July 5, for the July 12
To register, contact OC's Student Activities Office at 335-6403 and
for more information, visit the Odessa College web page at http://www.odessa.edu.
Waters, Hill exchange wedding vows in Pecos
Karen Waters and Craig Hill were married on May 19, at the First Presbyterian
Church with the Rev. Joseph T. Fields officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Keith and Carollee Waters of Amarillo.
Parents of the groom are Norman and Arlene Hill of Pecos.
Tavarez joins delayed program
Ricardo Tavarez has joined the United States Army Reserve under the Delayed
Training Program at the U.S. Army Recruiting Station, in Midland.
The program gives young men and women the opportunity to delay reporting
for basic military training for up to 270 days. An enlistment in the Reserve
gives many new soldiers the option to learn a new skill, serve their country,
and become eligible to receive more than $7,000 toward a college education
and $20,000 for repayment of college loans.
After completion of basic military training, most soldiers receive advanced
individual training in their career job specialty.
The recruit qualifies for a $5,000 enlistment bonus.
Tavarez, a 1999 graduate of Pecos High School, will report to Fort Jackson,
Columbia, S.C., for basic training on June 22.
He is the son of Teresa and Armin Tavarez of Pecos.
Rodriguez stationed in Germany
Francisco Rodriguez, of Pecos, who is currently in the United States Army
will be stationed in Germany for the next three years.
Rodriguez has been in the U.S. Army for the past six years and had been
stationed in Oklahoma, before receiving his new orders.
He is the son of Francisco and Margarita Rodriguez of Pecos.
Joining him in Germany will be his wife, Catalina.
York M. "Smokey" Briggs, Publisher
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324 S. Cedar St., Pecos, TX 79772
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