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Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Friday, August 6, 1999
Castillo named to Dean's List
Kevin Castillo, of Balmorhea, was named to the Dean's List for the spring
semester at Sul Ross State University.
Castillo had a grade point average of 4.0.
He was also named to the National Dean's List.
He is the son of Reyes and Linda Castillo, of Balmorhea and has an older
Vernon participates in exercise
Navy Fireman Keat K. Vernon, son of J.L. Vernon of Pecos, recently participated
in Exercise Cooperative Partner '99 off the coast of Bulgaria while on
a six-month deployment to the Adriatic and Mediterranean seas and the Arabian
Gulf while assigned to the guided-missile frigate USS Elrod.
The exercise involving forces from Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Romania,
Turkey and the United States was geared towards cooperation and understanding
in addition to addressing and overcoming the challenges present in working
with different navies who possess different equipment, language and tactics.
Vernon's ship is a combatant ship designed to protect amphibious expeditionary
forces, underway replinishment groups and merchant convoys from undersea
attack. In addition to torpedoes, frigates carry helicopters that have
sonar and torpedo capabilities, expanding the ship's reach.
The 1996 graduate of Georgetown High School joined the Navy in November
Annual auction planned
The City of Odessa, Ector County, the Drug Task Force and I.S.D. will be
conducting their annual auction of surplus equipment on Saturday, Aug.
14, at the Ector County Coliseum. The sale starts at 9 a.m. with previews
on Thursday, Aug. 12 and Friday, Aug. 13, 11 a.m. through 7 p.m. both days.
This year's sale will have something for everyone. Items to be sold
include fleet vehicles, construction equipment, school buses and police-confiscated
Vehicles will be sold at approximately 10 a.m. After the vehicles sell
there will be two auctioneers selling at the same time.
York M. "Smokey" Briggs, Publisher
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