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Friday, July 30, 1999

Williamson takes first place

Artist Margie Williamson, of Pecos, was recently notified by Francis Dunn, Western District President of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs, that she was the recipient of two first place honors in the Fine Arts Division of the Arts and Crafts Show held in conjunction with the 102nd Annual Spring Convention held in Lubbock.

These first place works of art, which are both color photography, have advanced to national competition. Williamson also received a second place award in the state competition. She also had an entry of a watercolor landscape.

The artist had received nine awards for paintings, color photography and calligraphy in the Western District of TFWC Arts and Crafts competition at the annual Spring Convention held in Monahans recetly.

Williamson won third place in national competition in 1992 with a watercolor landscape and was also the recipient of the "Bright of America" award for color photography in the National show previously.

Williamson has had numerous "Best of Show" awards but she is perhaps the most pleased with the one she won in the Odessa Art Association Show several years ago because not only was the competition very stiff but she was extremely pleased with her rendering of the painting and it's subject matter. The landscape featured an old structure of a country church done in pastels and was entitled, "God's Foundation."

Following the family move to Pecos, Williamson became friends with Erma Leigh, who continued to urge her to "find time to paint" in amongst the business of raising four sons and time with her husband, Tommy. The artist, at one time, took a few oil painting classes with Leigh as instructor.

Pecos residents since 1970, the Williamsons, were former 16-year residents of Ralls. Tommy is a Ralls native and Margie grew up in the Big Four community north of Crosbyton. Their four sons, Mark, Matthew, Mace and Miles are all graduates of Pecos High School.

Chabarria ends basic training

Air Force Airman Amanda S. Chabarria has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio.

During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization, and customs and received special training in human relations.

In addition, airmen who complete basic training earn credits toward an associate degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Chabarria is the daughter of Robert R. and Linda S. Chabarria of Pecos.

She is a 1998 graduate of Pecos High School.

Early registration planned

Early registration will be held at the Pecos Kindergarten from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., August 4th and 5th.

Please bring your child, child's birth certificate, social security card, and immunization records.

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