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Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Tuesday, December 7, 1999
Scholastic Book Fair planned
A Scholastic Book Fair will be held from 8 until 5 p.m., beginning Monday,
Dec. 6 until Friday, Dec. 10 at the Barstow Gym.
Books make great stocking stuffers for Christmas.
The event is sponsored by the Pecos Headstart.
Chabarria ends apprentice course
Air Force Airman Amanda S. Chabarria has graduated from the financial management
apprentice course at Sheppard Air Force Base, Wichita Falls, Tx.
The student was taught the principles of accounting, including double
entry, accrual, and general ledger systems; appropriation of funds and
funding procedures; use of automated date processing equipment; manual
and mechanized billing and collection procedures; and compiling and preparing
end-of-month statements and reports.
Chabarria is the daughter of Robert R. and Linda S. Chabarria, of Pecos.
In 1998, she graduated from Pecos High School.
Delaying birth is risky
Women who put off having a baby might be hurting their chances to conceive.
"A woman is born with all the eggs she will ever have, so as she ages,
the fertility and the health of the eggs begin to decrease," said Dr. Sandra
Eggs from women at age 30 have about a 19 percent chance of begin chromosomally
abnormal, whereas at age 40, it's 39 percent. At age 40, fertility begins
to plummet, the rate of miscarriages soar, and the rate of birth defects
dramatically increases. However, all hope is not lost for women in their
"A woman over 40 can still have a healthy pregnancy with eggs donated
from a younger woman because the chances of pregnancy are related to the
age of the egg, and not the uterus," Carson said.
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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