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Friday, July 9, 1999

Campbell celebrates birthday

Mattie Campbell celebrated her 95th birthday, on June 21.

She ws recognized as one of the oldest living African-Americans of Pecos at the Juneteenth festivities held Saturday, June 19.

She was surrounded by many friends, including her closest Maxine Dade, Willie Mae Simmons, and Billie Sadler, among others.

She attributes her long life to hard work, obedience and a strong belief in God.

She says, she plans on living anohter five years, at least until she reaches 100.

Campbell worked at the Brandon Hotel until its closing. She was head matron of house cleaning. She also held other various jobs while employed at Brandon as nanny to the Danchell's family and cook to various others in town.

Joe Henry Barton is another individual that is very close to Campbell. He is a frequent visitor and does odd jobs for Campbell.

Her favorite gift this year was homemade brownies given to her by Mrs. Jean Bush.

Carrasco honored with pool party

Jonathan Michael Carrasco celebrated his first birthday on June 19.

A swimming party was given in his honor at the North Side Pool, on June 20.

Friends and family members were served hot dogs and punch.

He is the son of Esequiel Jr. and Monica Carrasco.

Materials available to schools

Films and other audio-visual materials available to schools through Region 18 Education Service Center may be requested for preview by parents and other interested adults during a one-day review session set for July 28.

The session is scheduled from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., at the Center, which is located at 2811 LaForce Blvd., Midland International Airport.

Parents and other citizens interested in requesting preview of particular films from the collection maintained at the Service Center should notify the Center at least five days in advance so the staff will have time to check on the availability of the films and set up preview rooms.

In the event a film is not available on the date requested, the person making the request will be given a date on which it may be seen.

Persons wishing to request preview of the films may call Pam Winn, Media Supervisor of the Education Service Center, at 567-3260.

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