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Friday, Aug. 8, 1997

Harrisons win top rodeo honors

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Kaci and Brandi Harrison have been competing in the High Plains Jr.
Rodeo Assoc. since mid April. Kaci finished the year as Champion Pole
Bender along with a 9th place in Barrels in her 9-12 age group.

Brandi finished the year as Reserve Champion Pole Bender, along with
placing 4th in Barrels, 9th in Goat Tying, 3rd in Breakaway Roping, and
5th in the All Around in her 13-15 age group.

The awards they received were prize money, buckles, jackets, makeup
bags, $75 in gift certificates, bracelets, a black hat, halter and lead

The High Plains Jr. Rodeo Assoc. has 465 members that compete in 16
rodeos throughout Texas and New Mexico. The finals were held in Clovis,
N.M. July 23-26. The awards given out included 24 saddles, 110 buckles, and $60,000 in prizes.

Kaci and Brandi are the daughters of Roger and Angela Harrison of Pecos.

Ten year reunion held for Carver

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Ladies Society Club had a 10-year reunion for former Carver school
students on the weekend of July 4-6.

One event featured the honoring of their former teachers which included
Cora Mae Odie, Daisy L. Roquemore and Billie Kaye Sadler, all of whom
were recognized for their many years of dedicated service to the
students of Pecos.

The special gathering was held at the East Side Community Center.

The celebration consisted of registration, games, social hour, card
game, dominoes and basically getting reacquainted.

A special program, featuring an honoree and a barbecue buffet dinner was
held the second day of the reunion.

The special program was on honor of three retired teachers of Pecos and
one still active teacher of Atlanta, Ga., formerly of Pecos.

Charles A. Christopher, M.D. of austin was master of ceremonies for the
evening event, which included a "Memorial Roll Call" of students passed
on, before and after the first reunion.

Each teacher was presented a special recognition plaque donated and
given by Charles A. Christopher.

Single red carnations were donated by Margare (Totot) Springs of Dallas
and gold chain necklaces were purchased by Mary L. Jenkins and given by
the Young Ladies Society Club to each teacher.

The George Washington Carver School song was directed by Joann Gordon of
Portland, Ore., with all students participating.

Superintendent William Ephriam of Colorado Springs, Colo. concluded the
honorees event with words of encouragement and wisdom.

Many families, friends and new faces attened this year's event, some
coming from as far as California and many other different states.

Future plans are being made by Reginald C. Christopher, of Fort Worth
and Charles A. Christopher of Austin for a third reunion in the year

Pecos Enterprise
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