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Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Wedneday, December 1, 1999
Special celebration planned
Come celebrate the New Born King on Saturday, Dec. 18, in Downtown Balmorhea.
At 5:45 p.m., there will be a Posada; at 6:30 p.m. a Live Nativity Scene;
at 6:50 p.m., Music by Sudden Impact and other local artists and at 7:30
p.m., there will be Open House for local businesses, with refreshments
Everyone is invited to attend.
TNMP donates funds to library
Through the Customer Connection at the Texas-New Mexico Power Company headquarters
in Fort Worth, the Pecos area TxNMP office, with the efforts of Mya Griffin,
West Texas Customer Relations Coordinator for TxNMP, the Friends of the
Reeves County Library has gratefully and gladly received a $500 gift from
the joint program of the United Way of Fort Worth Tarrant County Metropolitan
area and the main office.
The gift will help purchase more needed library shelving and other items
for the library. "I will try and find ways and people who will match this
gift," said Reeves County Librarian Sally Perry.
In conjunction, the library is now providing outreach library services
and materials to the Pecos Nursing Home and to the senior citizens _ popular
large print books.
Local horse earns top ten finish
Hes Pretty Smart, a Chestnut Gelding, owned by Walter and Tammy Greeman,
of Toyah, was a top 10 finalist in junior working cow horse at the 1999
American Quarter Horse Association World Championship Show, held Nov. 7-20
in Oklahoma City, Okla.
"This is the most prestigious of all American Quarter Horse Shows,"
said Bill Brewer, AQHA Executive Vice President. "Earning the title of
top ten finalists is an achievement that will stand out on the performance
record of Hes Pretty Smart."
The AQHA World Championship Show is the largest, richest, World Championship
Horse show in existence, with $1.67 million awarded to 3,900 entries from
47 states, five
Canadian provinces, England, Germany, Italy, Brazil, Belgium, Austria,
Japan, Mexico and Norway. Horses must have earned a predetermined number
of points between Aug. 1, 1998 and July 31, 1999, to qualify for the invitational
Sponsors for the event are Bayer, Cowboy Tack, GMC, Justin Boot Company,
Markel Insurance, MBNA America, MCI Worldcom, MD Enterprises, Miller Harness
Company, Montana Silversmiths, Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce, Professional's
Choice, Pro Line Western, Purina Mills, Rio Vista Products, Sooner Trailer
Manufacturing, State Fair of Oklahoma, Tex Tan Western Leather Company
and "The Quarter Horse Journal."
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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