Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Tuesday, April 8, 2003
Cortez deployed to Iraq war zone
Sgt. Roger Cortez, serving in the United States Army 3rd Infantry,
is being deployed to Iraq.
Cortez has been stationed in Fort Hood and has been in the Army for 12
He is the son of Eliosa and Armando Cortez of Pecos and has two sisters,
Sandra and Irma Cortez.
Youth sports injuries higher
Sports may be hazardous to the health of our youth.
"Of the 30 million young people involved in organized sports, 10 percent
of them will suffer a sports-related injury," said Dr. Albert Hergenroeder,
professor of adolescent and sports medicine at Baylor College of Medicine
According to Hergenroeder, many new injuries occur because past injuries
are not properly rehabilitated. Athletes often suffer loss of strength,
flexibility and endurance when injuries are ignored. Watch out for "star"
athletes who are more likely to return to competition before being fully
Alzheimer's group plans meeting
Alzheimer's Association STAR Chapter will host a Pecos Support Group meeting
at 4 p.m., Thursday, April 10, at the Pecos Senior Citizen's Center, 119
Topic will be: "Dental Care."
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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