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Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Tuesday, October 19, 1999
Study Club enjoys Odessa field trip
The Modern Study Club enjoyed a field trip to Odessa recently where they
toured the Ellen Noel Art Institute and the Ellen Noel Park. Joyce Morton,
Arts Department chairman, who was in charge of the program, planned the
The thought-quote for this meeting was "To view or not to view _ it's
up to you."
At the museum members enjoyed a beetle exhibit done in large bright
watercolors and shaped ceramic beetles with tiled backs. Another room held
watercolor paintings by local and area artists consisting of landscapes,
portraits and florals. The Institute also featured a photography exhibit
of West Texas that included the towns of Saragosa and McCamey.
The group then traveled to the Ellen Noel Park downtown. There members
photographed the gardens and sculptures located in the park.
The ladies enjoyed a Dutchtreat Luncheon before returning home.
Corralez ends basic training
Air Force Airman Michelle R. Corralez 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.
Corralez is the daughter of Rafael P. and Natividad R. Corralez of Pecos.
She is a 1999 graduate of Pecos High School.
Scholarship competition set
Applications for scholarships in the arts have been mailed to accredited
high schools throughout Texas. The competition is open to any high school
senior student, under age 21, enrolled in an accredited Texas high school.
The applicant must plan to continue their studies in an accredited college
or specialty school. Deadline to submit the application is Feb. 1, 2000.
Three scholarships in the amount of $2,000, $1,500 and $1,000 respectively
are awarded. Merit recognition is also given. A student may enter in the
following categories: fiber, glass, graphics/drawing, jewelry, leather,
metal, mixed media, painting, photography, pottery, sculpture or wood.
In addition to the scholarships, the winning works are displayed during
the 29th Official Texas State Arts & Crafts Fair in Kerrville.
This event will be held May 26-29, 2000, on Schreiner College campus. Only
carefully selected Texas artists who produce original handmade works are
For more information, contact your local high school, TACEF, P.O. Box
291527, Kerrville, Tx. 78029-1527 or web site www.tacef.org.
York M. "Smokey" Briggs, Publisher
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324 S. Cedar St., Pecos, TX 79772
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