Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Tuesday, July 10, 2001
Valeriano makes All-Star team
Avery Valeriano, son of Jimmy and Suzanne Valeriano, has made the All-Star
team in Plano, for the 8-year-old division.
Valeriano will play in an all-star tournament. The first and second place
teams will continue to play at the ballpark in Arlington tournament, where
other cities from around the state will play.
Valeriano's team, the Angels placed first in their league, and are in
the Plano Baseball Association 8-year-old tournament championship game against
His grandparents are Pedro and Basilisa Valeriano, and Carlos and Alicia
Nichols of Pecos.
Walker baby welcomed home
Brett Walker and Heather Scheier on the birth of their baby boy, Jakob
Little Jakob was born on June 30, at Odessa Medical Center. He weighed
nine pounds and 11 ounces and was 23 inches long at birth.
He was welcomed home by his sister, Nikki and brothers Travis and Justin.
Poitevint family holds reunion
The children and descendants of Jake and Sadie Poitevint, long-time pioneers
of Reeves County, held their annual family reunion in Lampassas on June 30.
Hosted by Stephen and Cheryl Poitevint of Big Spring and Emmett and Darlene
Cantrell of Lampassas, the event was held at the beautiful Hancock Recreational
Center near Hancock Springs. About 30 persons attending.
Out of nine children born to Jake and Sadie Poitevint, five children survived:
Ellis Poitevint of Big Spring, Joyce Bingham of Gilmer, Darlene Cantrell
of Lampassas, and Gay Camp of Temple and Duane Poitevint of Pecos.
The noon meal was catered by Circle H Smokehouse Barbeque. A highlight
of the day was an aucton of mostly handmade arts and crafts, which provides
funds for next year's event. The next reunion will be a fish-fry on July
20, 2002, at the same location.
Fundraising dance planned
The Catholic Community of Ft. Stockton, Sanderson, Imperial and Coyanosa
are sponsoring a fund raising dance from 8 p.m. until 1 a.m., Saturday, July
The dance will be held at the Ft. Stockton Civic Center and entrance fee
will be $15.
Performing at the dance will be Los Jinetes and Grupo Los Bravos.
York M. "Smokey" Briggs, Publisher
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324 S. Cedar St., Pecos, TX 79772
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