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Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Tuesday, April 29, 2003
Lopez Homecoming Queen finalist
Miss Debbie Lopez, daughter of Rafael and Maribel Hernandez of Slaton, was
selected as a finalist for Texas' 23rd Annual Homecoming Queen
Selection, which was held April 5-6, at the Hyatt Regency Dallas Ft. Worth
Airport in DFW Airport.
She is the granddaughter of Felipe and Liboria Lopez of Saragosa and the
Slaton High School Homecoming Queen.
Texas' 2003 Homecoming Queen received a cash scholarship plus an expense
paid trip to the National Finals to compete with queens from the other states
for America's Homecoming Queen.
America's Homecoming Queen, Inc. is a non-profit organization promoting
education, educational travel, and community service in schools in all 50
Armendariz completes training
Army Pvt. Manuel R. Armendariz has graduated from One Station Unit Training
(OSUT) at the U.S. Army Infantry School, Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. The
training consisted of basic military training and advanced individual training
During basic training, the trainee received instruction in drill and
ceremonies, military customs and courtesies, map reading, tactics, basic
rifle marksmanship, physical fitness, field training, and first aid. The
recruit developed combat skills and handled various weapons available to
the infantry soldier.
During AIT, the soldier received instruction to serve as an infantryman
using light and heavy anti-armor weapons, indirect-fire support, and mechanized
operations while assigned to a rifle or mortar squad. The training included
weapons qualifications, tactics, patrolling, navigation, field communications,
and combat operations; engagement in infantry combat exercises, battle drills,
land mine locating, neutralizing and extracting, and survival operations
during a nuclear, biological or chemical attack.
Armendariz is the son of Maria Florez of Pecos.
Book fair planned for Bessie Haynes
Bessie Haynes Elementary School is sponsoring a Scholastic Book Fair, beginning
Monday, May 5, through Friday, May 9.
Hours will be from 8:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. and 1-3:30p.m. On May 9,
hours will be 8:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m., in Room 11.
Come and view the wide selection of books, posters, cd roms and crafts.
Harry Potter merchandise will also be available.
Enrich your child's vocabulary, imagination and reading skills with books
from the book fair.
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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