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Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Wednesday, April 7, 1999
Group gathers at museum for reunion
Bill Davenport has been hosting a colorful group at the West of the Pecos
An informal reunion of United States Navy buddies and wives were in
town for a few days, visiting and enjoying Pecos.
This visit marks the first time all four have been together since early
1944. The group was stationed on Treasury Island of the Soloman Islands
in the South Pacific during WWII.
The visitors are Dick Koeing (Carpenter's Mate) of Newbury Park, Calif.;
Fred Purser (Carpenter's Mate), with his wife, Brenda of Pilot Point, Tx.;
Zack Buchalew of Pinevill, La. and his wife, Frances.
Local historian, Davenport, (Carpenter's Mate), Pecos, hosted the group
to the grand tour of the West of the Pecos Museum.
Mobile Mammography planned
The Mobile Mammography Clinic will be in Balmorhea, on Monday, May 24,
at the Rural Health Clinic.
If anyone would like to schedule an appointment for a mammogram and/or
arrange for a speaker, call 1-800-222-8388.
Financial assistance is available. Medicare, Medicaid, credit cards
and cash accepted.
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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