March 20, 1998
Akins enters Army program
Christina D. Akins has joined the United States Army under
the Delayed Entry Program at the U.S. Army Recruiting
The program gives young men and women the opportunity to
The enlistment gives the new soldier the option to learn a
The recruit qualifies to receive a $2,500 enlistment bonus.
Akins, a student at Pecos High School, will report to Fort
She is the daughter of Mary A. and Thomas J. Akins of Pecos.
OC to host rodeo events
More than 300 of the nation's top college athletes from 14
colleges and universities will compete in the National
Intercollegiate Rodeo Association Southwest Regional Rodeo
hosted by Odessa College Thursday, Friday and Saturday,
The action will begin at 7:30 p.m. nightly in the covered
One of the most respected and successful programs in the
Rodeo events during the three nights of competition will
There will be a boot scramble each night for children 12 and
Rodeo tickets are on sale in Odessa at Luskey's Western
Deacon Jones will appear again this year as the rodeo
Phillip Schutts of Weatherford will fill the post of
Principal's choice winners named
Lidia Bitolas' third grade class at Pecos Elementary School
was the recipient of the Principal's Choice Award for the
fourth six weeks of school. The students are chosen on the
basis of their behavior, attitude and overall performance
during the school day, by the principal. Pictured with the
class is Miriam Zubia.
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