Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Thursday, October 21, 1999
Ontiveros has fourth birthday
Phillip John Ontiveros celebrated his fourth birthday with family and friends.
Theme for the event was "Blues Clues," which happens to be one of his
His favorite gift was an Activity Desk and Chair Set.
Paternal grandmother is Rosa Ontiveros of Pecos and maternal grandmother
is Christina Bitolas, also of Pecos.
Local Scouts kick off annual popcorn sale
The Buffalo Trails Council of the Boy Scouts of America kicked off their
annual sale of Trail's End Gourmet Popcorn, recently. The sale lasts through
Scout Executive for the Buffalo Trails Council, indicated the Scout's
popcorn sale helps to provide supplemental income to finance Scouting activities
for the Council, as well as individual Scouting Units.
"Escalating program costs, the need for camping equipment and maintenance,
as well as continued growth in youth participation, have prompted the Executive
Board of the Council to seek additional sources of support," said Rey Galindo,
Scout Executive of the Sand Hills and Big Bend districts.
"The local Scouts give a lot to our community, and by helping to support
them, you are actually helping the city of Pecos," says Jay Spence, the
Cub Master of Pack 191. "And what better way to help than through the purchase
Last year the Buffalo Trails Council sold over 38,000 containers of
Trail's End Popcorn and raised more than $88,000 for Council and Local
Unit activities. The Council has a set a goal of $100,000 for this year.
"We appreciate the support that our scouting activities have received
from the community and wish to express our thanks to everyone who participates,"
said Galindo. "When the Scout comes to your door, welcome him. It's some
of the highest quality popcorn you can buy," he said.
For more information, or if you are not contacted by a Scout, call
Wes Jones at 445-6822.
Study club plans meeting
The Modern Study Club will meet at 3:30 p.m., at 1518 S. Park, Wednesday,
Oct. 27, for a Conservation Department Program with Etta Sullivan, department
chairman, in charge.
The "Beautification of Pecos" will be presented by Paul Henderson of
the Texas Department of Transportation. Roll call will be answered with
_ What beautification have you seen done in Pecos?"
The thought-quote for the meeting is, "Never lose an opportunity of
seeing anything that is beautiful, for beauty is God's handy writing."
Gretchen Luna will join Juracy McCall in hosting the gathering in her
There are two projects for this bi-monthly meeting: Contributions to
Operation Smile and Support of the Reeves County Library.
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