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Tuesday, January 29, 2002

Natividad celebrates ninth birthday

Kayla Natividad celebrated her ninth birthday with three separate parties held in her honor.

A slumber party was hosted by grandparents Susan and Steve Reyes; a pizza party was given by grammy Katy Rayos and a party by great-grandparents and great aunts at Lindsay Addition also honored the nine-year old.

Kayla Danielle Natividad was nine-years old on Jan. 1.

She is the daughter of Anthony Natividad and the late Christina Reyes Natividad of Killeen.

Paternal grandparents are Katy Rayos and Raymundo Rayos.

Maternal grandparents are Susan and Steve Reyes of Pecos.

Numerous aunts and uncles helped Kayla celebrate her birthday while she was in Pecos during the Christmas school break.

Local FFA members to attend show

The 2002 Houston Livestock Show marks the final year that FFA and 4-H youth exhibitors from across Texas will compete in Reliant Hall, and five FFA members from Pecos have entered to be there. The 2002 Show runs from Feb. 12-March 3 at Reliant Park.

Pecos FFA members that will be participating include, John Marvin Clark, John Matthew Elliott, Joshua Leo Elliott, Jack B. Stickels and Mateo Gaston Tarango.

The junior show, which showcases the animal projects of these FFA and 4-H exhibitors, begins livestock competition on Feb. 22. Professional breeders and ranchers will compete for top prize money and global recognition in the livestock industry during the first 10 days of the Show, beginning on Feb. 13.

Entries from both the open and junior shows, along with horse show, combine to make the Houston Livestock Show the largest event of its kind in the world.

More than 16,000 entries, representing more than 1,000 Texas 4-H clubs and FFA chapters, will compete in this year's junior show. A wide variety of animals will be shown in both the junior and open divisions of the livestock competition, including market steers, market barrows, market lambs, market goats, market poultry, beef and dairy heifers, breeding gilts, breeding sheep, dairy goats, llamas, commercial steers and breeding rabbits.

"The 2002 Houston Livestock Show will be an event exhibitors of all ages will never forget as we hold the world's largest livestock show in Reliant Hall one last time," said John Sykes, assistant general manager, Agricultural Exhibits and Competition Department. "For 37 years, Reliant Hall has been the place where generations of 4-H and FFA exhibitors have gathered for fellowship, friendship and competition. We look forward to continuing that tradition in the new Reliant Center in 2003."

Super Bowl Party scheduled

A Super Bowl Party will be held beginning at 4 p.m., at the State Theater on Sunday, Feb. 3.

The party is sponsored by the youth group "24/7 Student Ministries."

Super Bowl game will be shown on the wide screen through a cable hookup.

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