Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Tuesday, February 4, 2003
Matta completes Basic training
Air Force Airman Carmen M. Matta has graduated from
basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio.
During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air
Force mission, organization, and military customs and courtesies;
performed drill and ceremony marches, and received physical training,
rifle marksmanship, field training exercises, and special training
in human relations.
In addition, airmen who complete basic training earn credits toward
an associate degree through the Community college of the Air Force.
She is the daughter of Sarah Vasquez of Pecos.
Matta is a 2002 graduate of Pecos High School.
Students invited to visit ASU
Angelo State University will host "College Days" on Saturday, Feb.
15, to provide the university, students and their families will be treated to
a free lunch and will be offered complimentary tickets to the
Rambelle and Ram basketball games that night against Texas A&M-Kingsville in
the Junell Center/Stephens Arena.
Special information sessions also will be presented for
students interested in ASU pre-professional programs, including nursing,
physical therapy, pre-law and pre-health professions.
Throughout the event ASU faculty, staff and students will be available
to welcome guests to campus and to answer their questions about
all aspects of student life at ASU.
College Days Coordinator Bonnie Stennett said the event is
an opportunity for prospective students to get acquainted with ASU, its
faculty and the educational experience it offers. The school year's final College
Days program is scheduled April 5.
For more information on College Days, contact the Office of
Admissions at 915-942-2058.
Volunteers plan meeting
The Barstow Volunteer Fire Department will meet at 7 p.m.,
Thursday, Feb. 6, at the Barstow Community Center.
The group will meet every first Thursday of the month and
all volunteers are urged to attend.
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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