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Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Thursday, July 15, 1999
Salinas joins U.S. Army
Staff Sergeant Ronnie L. Scott, of the U.S. Army Recruiting Station
of Lakewood, Washington says that Patsy A. Salinas, has enlised as a Personnel
Services Specialist and recently left for basic training at Fort Leonard
Salinas has joined the army for skill training and experience.
She is a 1989 graduate of Pecos High School in Pecos and is the daughter
of Frank R. and Sue S. Abila of Pecos. She and her husband, Rene G. Salinas,
lived in Fort Lewis, Washington.
Hugo Chacon graduates from program
Air Force Airman Hugo Y. Chacon has graduated from the aerospace maintenance
apprentice course at Sheppard Air Force Base, Wichita Falls.
The student was taught aircraft maintenance fundamentals and weapons
systems familiarization, security instruction, technical order systems,
maintenance management and documentation, aircraft and flight line safety.
Training included the use of handtools, hardware, and equipment to perform
aicraft ground handling, corrosion, and inspection procedures; instruction
and familiarization with aircraft airframe, electrical, egress, fuel, landing
controls, engines nad related systems and components also were part of
Chacon is the son of Adela G. Chacon of Eagle Pass and Moises Chacon
One-day meeting set at UTPB
Rural economic development for counties or cities with populations less
than 50,000 will be the topic of a one-day meeting July 22 at the UTPB
Center for Energy and Ecomomic Diversification (CEED). The center is located
at the intersection of Highway 191 and FM 1788.
Troy Williamson, director of the EDA University Center at UTPB, said
that the conference is especially designed for those who work with rural
community agencies, chambers of commerce, and economic development committees.
All interested citizens are encouraged to attend. "We plan to have these
meetings, with different speakers, every quarter," said Williamson.
Set for 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., the meeting will feature Robert Cox, director
of rural affairs for the Texas Department of Economic Development; Willie
Tayor, executive director of the Permian Basin Workforce Development Board;
and Daila C. McAnally, community development specialist for the USDA Rural
A brisket lunch will be served at noon. Reservations to attend the meeting
should be made by July 16 to the EDA University Center at UTPB. Registration
is $7.50 per person.
For more information or to make reservations, call 915-552-2447.
First aid and safety course set
The American Red Cross of Southwest Texas if offering community first aid
and safety, which will include adult, infant, and child CPR plus standard
first aid on Saturday, July 17.
The Red Cross is located at 120 E. 2nd Street, corner of Grant and 2nd
Streets in the Martin Luther King Building in Odessa.
For more information call 915-332-5641 or the Midland location at 915-684-6161.
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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