Wednesday, September 9, 1998
Chamber told kids' parade date changed
By ROSIE FLORES
Mother Goose will be making her debut on a different date in
Pecos than was previously set, according to the President of
Women's Division of the Pecos Chamber of Commerce.
"We changed the date of the Mother Goose Parade," said Suan
The parade had previously been set to coincide with the
Tom Rivera, executive director of the chamber stated that
"They know of at least three for sure, but still need to
Rivera reported to the group that work on the new Pecos
He also told the group that he has two videos and a CD with
"They are at the office for anyone that wants to take a look
President Richard Crider said that the chamber has been
"Tom has submitted some forms to the railroad," said Crider.
The site is a possible location for the Hall of Fame and
The idea was first brought before the directors by former
Members were also told a motivational workshop is scheduled
The cost is $39 and individuals can attend either the
"It would be nice if the whole town participated in this,"
Rivera suggested that each member of the chamber get someone
"We as the chamber should encourage this, do something
"I still say that if the people in this town get motivated,
Linda Gholson was named president-elect for the chamber for
"I appreciate that, I'm thrilled," said Gholson. "A
A meeting is scheduled for 5 p.m., Friday for all those that
"We'll need volunteers to sell beer and tickets," said
Diez y Seis events set for weekend
By ROSIE FLORES
Fun, food, games and music are all a part of the agenda for
the 16th of September Fiestas scheduled in Pecos this
The fiestas will be held on Friday and Saturday, in the
Food booths will be set up offering delicacies and cold
The annual Diez y Seis parade will be held at 10 a.m.,
The queen coronation will be at 9 p.m., that night.
Ballet Folklorico Aires Internacionales will be one of the
The group was inducted in February 1998 to enrich the
Some of the Mexican regions include Jalisco, Colima, Puebla,
Clark's competition includes showing, riding
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the second of three articles on
Reeves-Loving 4-H members who will be participating in this
week's Permian Basin Fair and Livestock Show in Odessa.
CLAUDE W. PORTER
January of 1998 was the first and only time in the history
of the Reeves County Jr. Livestock Show that siblings have
won a "Grand Champion" and "Reserve Grand Champion" in the
same competition. This occurred when Courtney Clark and her
brother, John Marvin, took the honors with their steers.
Courtney showed a heavy weight Simmental steer, and John
Marvin showed a light weight Shorthorn.
Entering both another school year and another year of
Courtney is the daughter of Gary and Judy Clark of Pecos.
No stranger to the winner's circle, Courtney has been very
Demonstrating skills in the show-ring, Courtney has won
The equestrian competition in which Courtney excels is
Maintaining an "A" average at Pecos High School requires a
Gary Clark says of his daughter, "Courtney works hard at all
"There are times when she is dead tired," adds Mrs. Clark,
Power outage leaves students in dark
BY PEGGY McCRACKEN
Bessie Haynes Elementary teachers carried on in the dark
Tuesday, when a transformer failed, cutting off electrical
power to the school.
Texas-New Mexico Power Co. planner-scheduler Tommy Terry
Bessie Haynes Principal Mary Lou Carrasco said, "It was an
Students and teachers alike adjusted to the change in
"We did what we needed to do to get the work done," she
Some students liked the dim lighting in the cafeteria,
"Some thought it was exciting; something different. It was a
T-NMP responded quickly and did what they needed to do to
Everything was back to normal today, she said.
Purple means `keep out' according to law
If you see a purple stripe on a fence post, don't
automatically assume the landowner is a Pecos Eagles fan. He
may be warning you to keep off his property.
"No trespassing" signs are no longer a legal requirement to
Fambrough said that a new law that took effect Sept. 1, 1997
The stripes, measuring one inch wide and eight inches long,
During the past year, the landowner was also required to
For a free copy of the new trespass law, send a
PECOS VALLEY CRIME STOPPERS
On June 20, Pecos Police responded to the Burglary of the
Habitation of a small apartment located behind 502 N.
Hickory St. Upon arrival the officer met with the
complainant who stated that a person or persons had gained
entry into his apartment by kicking in the front door.
Once inside the person or persons removed a 20-gauge pump,
Smith and Wesson shotgun, and a Marlin 22 semi-automatic
rifle. Estimated value of the stolen guns was placed at
Anyone with information on this crime or any other crime
call "Crime Stoppers" at 445-9898 and you will remain
EDITOR'S NOTE: Information contained in the Police Report is
obtained from reports filed by the Pecos Police Department,
Reeves County Sheriff's Office, or other officers of those
The serving of warrants by an officer for outstanding fines
of either traffic citations, animal control violations or
other court costs are considered arrests and will be printed
as such unless indicated that the fines were paid. In such
instances we will indicate payment and release.
Jerry Olivas, 17, was arrested at 7:42 p.m., on August 31,
in the 1200 block of West Seventh Street, for assault under
the Family Violence Act. He was transported to Reeves County
Eric Lopez, 26, was arrested at 7:40 a.m., on September 1,
in the 1900 block of Missouri Street, for assault under the
Family Violence Act. He was transported to Reeves County
Ismael Mendoza, 41, was arrested at 9:05 a.m., on September
2, in the 1700 block of Adams Street, for an assault by
threat. He was transported to Reeves County Jail.
Saul Valeriano, 33, was arrested at 2:18 p.m., on September
2, in the 800 block of West Third Street, on a warrant for
an assault causing bodily injury. He was transported to
Reeves County Jail.
Rosalinda Munoz, 50, was arrested at 11:39 p.m., on
September 4, in the 1200 block of South Ash Street, for
public intoxication. She was transported to Reeves County
Ricardo Cerna Jr., 18, was arrested at 6:36 p.m., on
September 5, at the corner of Third and Cedar streets, on a
capias pro fine warrant. He was transported to Reeves County
Jessica Aguirre, 19, was arrested at 9:41 p.m., on September
6, in the 700 block of South Oleander Street, for assault
under the Family Violence Act. She was transported to Reeves
Felipe Sanchez Jr., 19, was arrested at 3:35 p.m., on
September 6, at the corner of Stafford and Cactus streets,
for driving without a license. He was transported to Reeves
Ramon Noriega, 39, was arrested at 12:23 a.m., on September
7, at the corner of Seventh and Cypress streets, for driving
without a license. He was transported to Reeves County Jail.
Odessa resident Joseph Sanchez, 20, and a male juvenile,
were arrested at 2:29 a.m., on September 7, in the 600 block
of Seventh Street--Sanchez for public intoxication; the
juvenile on a probation violation. Sanchez was transported
to Reeves County Jail; the juvenile to Juvenile Detention
Daniel Gomez, 53, was arrested at 8:03 p.m., on September 8,
at the corner of Yucca and Park streets, on warrants for
theft by check. He was transported to Reeves County Jail.
Ruben Hernandez, 37, was arrested at 4:10 p.m., on September
8, at 304 E. Eighth St., on a grand jury indictment warrant.
He was transported to Reeves County Jail.
High Tuesday 95; Low this morning 68. Forecast for
tonight: Fair. Low in the mid 60s. East to southeast wind
5-10 mph. Thursday, partly cloudy. High in the lower 90s.
East to southeast wind 10-15 mph.
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