Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide for Reeves County, Trans-Pecos, Big Bend of West Texas
Tuesday, Jan. 13, 1998
Carrascos tell of new baby son
Terry and Ruben Carrasco, of Pecos, announce the birth of
their new son, Ruben Carrasco III.
Ruben III, who will be nicknamed, "Little Sonny," was born
Monday, Jan. 5, at Ward Memorial Hospital in Monahans and
was the New Year's Baby for that hospital.
"Little Sonny" weighed eight pounds, nine ounces and was 21
He was welcomed home by his seven sisters, Rebecca, Nina,
Anna Alicia, Vanessa, Tiffanie, Brittanie and Valerie
Maternal grandparents are Eva and Jesus Rubio of Pecos.
Paternal grandparents are Ruben and Olivia Carrasco of Pecos.
Herreras tell of daughter's birth
Mark and Kristie Herrera, of Fort Stockton, announce the
birth of their new baby daughter, Loryn Kassadie.
Loryn was born Thursday, Jan. 1, at Pecos County Hospital in
Fort Stockton and was the New Year's Baby for the hospital.
She weighed seven pounds, seven ounces and was 20 inches
long at birth.
She was welcomed home by her six-year-old sister, Jacqueline.
Maternal grandparents are Luis and Gloria Ontiveros of Pecos
and paternal grandparents are Eloy and Mary Herrera, also of
OC program helps students
Students enrolling at Odessa Collge for the spring semester
who need extra help in succeeding in college may apply for a
new program that provides intensive services including
Student Support Services (SSS) is a program that partners
faculty and staff with 150 students and provides them with
individualized counseling, tutoring, assistance in applying
for financial aid and cultural enrichment activities. The
program's goal is to help students successfully complete
courses and graduate from OC and/or transfer to a four-year
SSS, a federally funded grant, will provide OC with $180,000
a year for four years to give academic help to highly
"New students may feel overwhelmed in college," says Alfredo
Chaparro, SSS project director. "This program can be a big
help to students who qualify and are serious about
succeeding in college." Students interested in information
about the program may contact Chaparro at 335-6576, or Karen
Ellis at 335-6314.
Mac McKinnon, Publisher
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