Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Happy Belated Birthday to Yasmine L. Urias
Congratulations to Freddie Rayos and Nancy Licon for
their new baby girl.
Golden Girl Nominee
Lara Weinacht is the 17-year-old daughter of Marina and
She is being sponsored by the Law Offices of Bill Weinacht
and Reeves County Sheriff Arnulfo Gomez.
Miss Weinacht is a member of the National Honor Society;
Varsity Cheerleading squad for three years; Junior Varsity cheerleading
for one year; freshman volleyball; swim team _ one year; student
council sophomore and junior year; was named to Who's Who
Among American High School Students; yearbook staff; newspaper
staff; debate team for two years; Latin Club _ three years and a member of
the Methodist Youth Group.
She is Captain senior year in cheerleading; sophomore and
junior representative and secretary in Latin Club _ sophomore year.
"I enjoy playing the piano and dancing," said Miss Weinacht.
Miss Weinacht has accumulated 140 hours of community service
from working in the Austin Elementary computer lab, the
recreation center and other activities.
Following high school graduation she plans to attend college
at Pepperdine University, then go on to graduate school to pursue a
career in orthodontics.
"This summer I will be attending a medical forum at UCLA, to
further help my career choice in orthodontics," said Miss Weinacht.
Fleming, Cryer exchange
wedding vows in Hico
Andra Christine Fleming of Midland and Zachary Neil Cryer
of Willcox, Arizona, were married at 6 p.m. February 2 at the First
United Methodist Church in Hico. The Rev. Jonnie Miller of Andrews officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Fleming of
Andrews. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dee Fleming, the late
Beulah Fleming of Goldthwaite, and the late Bill and Florene Huckabee of Pecos.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Rusty Cryer of Hico. He is
the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. James Cryer of Hico and Mr. and Mrs. Allen Gill
of Granbury and the late Lois Gill of Hico.
The maid of honor was Marissa Dee Fleming, of Dallas, sister of
the bride. The bride also was attended by Katy Cryer, sister of
the groom. The flower girl was Alicen Cryer niece of the groom. The
candle lighters were Lauren and Hannah Gill, cousins of the groom.
The best man was Wayne Partain, of Irving. The groom also
was attended by Russell Cryer, brother of the groom. The ring bearers
were Keaton and Christian Cryer, twin nephews of the groom. Ushers
were Abel Garza and Jon Ramsey.
A reception followed at the Old Duffau Gym, constructed by
the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in 1932
The bride wore a custom mermaid shaped gown made
of antique white silk with random sized pearls encrusting the top and
fading down the dress. She also wore a cathedral length veil edged in
satin imported from Russia. She carried a bouquet of 24 black magic
roses made by Miralee Bingham of Andrews. Tying the roses
together was an antique white ribbon. Just before the ceremony, the
bride's aunt, Louise Fleming, presented her with an antique cameo brooch
worn by the bride's fraternal grandmother, the late Beulah Fleming. The
bride pinned it on her bouquet. She wore a pearl necklace with a
matching bracelet and earrings, given by her father.
The bride's honor attendants wore platinum colored gowns made
of crepe over lame and carried black magic rose bouquets. The flower
girl, Alicen Cryer wore an antique dress, which had been worn by the
bride's maternal grandmother, the late Florene Huckabee, when she was a flower
girl at four years old. The candle lighters wore matching crimson
The groom wore a black Liz Claiborne tuxedo with a
black necktie. On his shirt he wore matching button covers and
cufflinks embellished with the Texas state seal given to him by the bride.
The groom's attendants also wore black Liz Claiborne tuxedoes
with platinum neckties. The ring bearers wore matching black tuxedoes
with black bowties.
The candle lighters lit 36 candles to the bluegrass love song "I
Will" by Alison Krauss. The grandparents and mothers were seated to
the operatic song "From My First Moment" by Charlotte Church.
The bridal party walked down the aisle to the classical song, "The
Wedding March" by Richard Wagner.
During the ceremony, the couple chose several other songs;
"The Wedding Song" by Noel Paul Stookey, "I Will Be Here" by
Steven Curtis Chapman and "God Bless Our Love" written by John Lennon
and performed by Mary Chapin Carpenter. The bride and groom left the
church to the song "At Last" by Etta James.
The church was adorned with a large centerpiece of red
roses surrounded by large standing candelabras. Pews were also
marked with red roses tied with streamers of antique silk ribbon.
Guests at the reception were greeted by white luminaries lining
the entry and a large Texas star covered with lights, made by Jamey
Sawyer, uncle of the bride, which hung on the building. The interior was
also decorated with soft lights draped from the ceiling. A large Texas
star covered with lights and greenery, made by Dee Fleming, grandfather
of the bride, was suspended from the center. The guest tables were
covered in platinum clothes with large topiaries of red roses in the
center surrounded by silver star candles. Red roses also adorned the
serving tables. The bride's table was adorned with a four layer white star
shaped cake with raspberry filling covered in fresh red rose petals. The white
satin cloth, which covered the table, had been made by the bride's
maternal grandmother. The Texas shaped grooms cake, made by Alice Cryer
and Betty Cryer, mother and sister-in-law of the groom, was the centerpiece
of the groom's table. Large candelabras also illuminated both tables.
Rusty Cryer, father of the groom and Sharon Mitchell, friend of the bride,
catered the event. Sloppy Joe, a swing band from Waco, entertained guests,
which included many from out of town.
After a honeymoon in San Antonio, the couple has made
their home in Willcox, Ariz.
Amnesty days set
at local library
The Reeves County Library is sponsoring "amnesty days"
from June until August.
No fines will be charged for overdue books, videos, etc., no
matter how long they have been overdue.
No questions will be asked, according to Reeves County
Librarian Sally Perry.
For more information call 445-5340.
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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