Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Tuesday, June 19, 2001
Golden Girl Nominee
Nikki Walker is the 16-year-old daughter of Toyah Crisp and Bret Walker.
She is sponsored by Barmore Plumbing, Reeves County Sheriff's Posse, Reeves
County Sheriff's Office, Scott Johnson and Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Crum.
Miss Walker volunteers for Christmas in July, Toys for Tots and barbecue
She is an honor roll student; a member of the yearbook staff as academic
editor; played volleyball and basketball her freshman and sophomore years,
for freshman and junior varsity; was a member of FFA her freshman year and
placed second in Judging Cattle in Lubbock. She was Sweetheart for the Reeves
County Sheriff's Posse from 1997-2000 and participated in many activities.
Following graduation from high school, she plans to attend UT San Antonio
and pursue a career in law.
Miss Walker enjoys volunteering, spending time with family and friends,
sports, singing and dancing.
"The 29th of June, my Poppie would have been 65, and that day
is special for two reasons, I feel it is a sign, he will be with me on his
birthday," said Walker. "Because family is very important to me, I love you
all," she said.
Religious poems sought for contest
The Bards of Burbank is offering a $1,000 grand prize in their Poetry
Competition 2000, free to everyone. The deadline for entering is July 5,
To enter, send one poem 21 lines or less: Free Poetry Contest, PMB250,
2219 W. Olive Ave., Burbank, CA 91506, you may enter online at
"We think religious poems can invite achievement," says Dr. John Scribner,
the organization's Contest Director. "We're especially keen on inspiring
amateur poets and we think this competition will achieve that. Texas has
made many wonderful poets over the years and I'd like to discover new ones
from among the Pecos-area grassroots poets," he said.
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