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Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Thursday, August 10, 2000
OC sets regular hours
Starting Monday, Aug. 14, Odessa College will return to regular business
hours, with most offices open from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., on Monday through
The Continuing Education department will be open from 8 a.m. until 6
p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., on Friday. The
Continuing Education drive-thru booth will be open from 8:30 a.m. until
7 p.m., Monday-Thursday and 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. on Friday.
For more information, contact Odessa College at 335-6400.
Pecos Center offers courses
During the 2000 fall semester Odessa College is offering 31 classes in
Pecos at the new Pecos Technical Training Center, plus one class in Barstow.
Courses originally scheduled for Pyote have been moved to the new Monahans
Extension Center at 9th and Alice streets in Monahans.
Registration will be at the Pecos Center, Tuesday, Aug. 15, from 10
a.m.-1 p.m. and 3:30-7:30 p.m. During Pecos Center registration, students
may enroll in any class Odessa College offers. Classes start at 5 p.m.,
Monday, Aug. 21.
With the completion of the Pecos Center, OC is offering an expanded
selection of classes compared to last fall, including welding, art, golf,
reading, biology and many others. The OC Fall 2000 class schedule provides
a complete list of available courses and also is accessible online via
OC's Web Site.
Odessa College offers a number of classes over the Internet. Students
registering for these courses should have technology sufficient to access
the World Wide Web.
Students may arrange to pay tuition in three installments with one-half
due on the day of registration or with a short-term loan which requires
a 10 percent down payment. A $15 fee is charged for both payment methods.
Students who have completed 15 semester hours at OC may apply for federal
loans. State and federal grants also are available. Funds from these programs
do not become available until later in the semester.
Proof of Texas residency for 12 consecutive months prior to enrollment
is required at registration to qualify for Texas resident tuition rates.
All transfer students must furnish an official transcript and TASP scores.
For more information, call the Odessa College Admissions Office at 335-6432
or visit the Odessa College Web page at http://www.odessa.edu.
Thomasson attends summer camp
Each summer, as parents begin searching for summertime activities for their
children, often, the choices are limited for parents whose children have
disabilities. However, thanks to the Lions Club of Texas, many children
with physical disabilities can look forward to an experience that all children
dream about _ going to summer camp! The Texas Lions Camp in Kerrville offers
special camping programs that serve children who have physical disabilities
This summer, Jessica Thomasson of Pecos attended the Texas Lions Camp
in Kerrville; Jessica was sponsored by Gilbert S. Abila of the Pecos Downtown
The Texas Lions Club Camp offers camping sessions to children ages seven
through 16 who have visual, hearing or physical disabilities. The camp
offers a wide variety of activities for campers' enjoyment, including arts
and crafts, field sports, riding horses, swimming, theater, and camping
out overnight. All activities are adapted so that each child can succeed.
The camp is a nonprofit organization, funded by the Lions of Texas and
private donations. Children attend the camp at no cost to themselves or
Further information and camper applications may be obtained by contacting
a Lions Club member in your area or by contacting the Texas Lions Camp
at P.O. Box 290247, Kerrville, Tx. 78029-0247; V/TDD (830)-896-8500; fax:
(830)-896-3666. The Texas Lions Camp can also be found on the World Wide
Web at www.lionscamp.com.
York M. "Smokey" Briggs, Publisher
Division of Buckner News Alliance, Inc.
324 S. Cedar St., Pecos, TX 79772
Phone 915-445-5475, FAX 915-445-4321
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