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Feb. 27, 1996

Construction increase eyed by Trammell

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PECOS, Feb. 27, 1996 Construction work remains at a lull in Pecos and
Reeves County, said Bob Trammell, owner of Trammell Construction Company.

"There are no projects at all, just repairs," he said, outside of the
new federal courthouse, which used contractors outside the Pecos area.

Trammell and two part-time helpers do the construction work, while his
wife, Ann runs the office.

Trammell Construction Co. has been operating as a building contractor
in Pecos since 1965, serving area counties.

Work is seasonal and subject to the conditions of the weather and the
economy, Trammell said.

He and his crew have been kept busy in the past with roofing jobs after
hailstorms, but the drought has slowed even that work, though wind
damage repairs have been needed in the area recently.

"We like to keep as much of our business in Pecos as we possibly can,
because we like to help the local economy," Trammell said. And having a
local contractor makes it more convenient for homeowners who would
otherwise have to go out of town for home repairs.

Trammell Construction is located at 1219 Johnson St. Their phone number
is 447-6058, and they are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and
from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday.

Eagle Tire is new name for long-time local store

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PECOS, Feb. 27, 1996 - Eagles fly high at Eagle Tire & Service, which
provides the Pecos Valley with complete tire service at 2034 Balmorhea

Formerly Pecos Tire Co., the new owners took over in May of 1995,
choosing the name from the Goodyear tire line Eagle, coinciding with the
local school mascot.

Primarily a Goodyear dealer, Eagle also carries the Dunlop and Cooper

In the service department, they offer front and rear alignment, brakes
and shock service, lube and oil changes, computerized wheel balance,
flat repairs and vehicle state inspections.

Store manager Armando Mondragon Jr. has been at the same location for
seven years and has seen all the changes that have taken place in the
past months.

"We've been real happy with the way things have been going for us. With
the addition of the Dunlop and Cooper lines, we have been able to
increase our inventory, which has allowed us to offer a larger selection
of tires and at a better price," he said.

Mondragon also credits the business' growing success to his staff.

"I consider myself lucky to have a great crew working for us. They do a
good job," he said. "They all have a positive attitude, and they take
pride in their work."

Rene Garcia heads the alignment and brake department. Hector Hinojos
and Raul Sosa take care of the tire service department, and Gene Mendoza
is the tire technician for the tractor and loader tires. Gloria Matta is

They offer 24-hour road service, with a call to 915-447-2257. The store
is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 8 a.m. to
1 p.m. on Saturday.

3-D helping people look, feel better

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PECOS, Feb. 27, 1996 - Where in Pecos can you lose weight, dress great
and get your picture made all under roof? Where else but, at

Three Dimensions is the new store in Pecos that caters to a variety of
needs in Pecos and surrounding areas. It offers a Diet & Health Center,
Dress to Impress Corner and Computer Portrait Gifts.

The Diet & Health Center gives credit for its success to the hundreds of
succeeding customers on the unique herbal weight control system.

The system includes three products: a day formula, a night formula, and
a stabilizer formula. A lot of people start on a weight control program,
and yes, they do lose weight, but what happens when they stop the
program? They usually gain the weight back, if not double!

The stabilizer will ensure that you won't gain the weight back, provided
it is taken according to directions.

The weight control system works by first helping to clean and detoxify
your body by removing all the chemicals, and toxins that are taken in
through fast food, soda pops, or any such products that might be a
barrier to weight loss.

Secondly, it helps to decrease your appetite so you don't have to change
what you eat, you just eat less of your food. You are not forbidden to
eat at a certain hour, and there are no expensive prepackaged foods to
buy. For example, Aurora Ramirez states, "The weight control system
curbs my appetite and keeps me from snacking."

Also, Robin Rush, part-owner of 3-D, said, "before I could eat a whole
pizza by myself, but now I can only finish one or two slices!"

The third aspect of the weight control system is it gives you a lot of
energy. Some husbands and wives noticed that after giving their spouse
samples of the weight control system they had so much energy that the
husbands started washing the cars, mowing the grass, and cleaning out
the garage while the wives started cleaning the house, washing the
dishes and doing the laundry. Ha! Ha!

The final and most important aspect of the WCS is that it raises your
metabolism to help you burn fat cells faster, 24 hours around the clock,
even though you might be at rest.

As far as exercise is concerned, it is not required, but it helps. For
example, Ramirez is losing weight with little or no exercise.

If you are wondering, "will it work for me?", here is a list of people
that 3-D would like like to recognize and congratulate on their
following results:

Robert Ornelas - of Pecos, lost 7 lbs. in 10 days; Jim Richards, truck
driver, lost 37 lbs in four months; Margie Orona, waitress at Old Mill,
lost eight lbs. in 10 days; Mary Garcia, of Pecos, lost 11 lbs. in 20
days; Gerald Tellez, President of the Pecos Chamber of Commerce and
business owner, lost four pounds in 10 days; Sharon Bolton, Bessie
Haynes Elementary food server, lost 21 pounds in 40 days!; Rosa Storms,
Co-owner 3-D, lost 16 pounds in two months; Ana Lujan, Pecos resident,
lost five lbs. in 10 days; Ruby Miles, Pecos resident, lost 30 lbs. in
four months; Sue Anne Millan, Pecos resident, lost eight lbs. in 10
days; Aurora Ramirez, Certified Nurses Aide, lost 30 lbs. in four
months; Amelia Dominguez, Pecos resident, who lost 10 lbs. already; Cruz
Acosta, Pecos resident, who lost 12 lbs. already; Rosemary Archuleta,
bookkeeper at R&R, has lost almost 20 lbs.; Jessica Madrid, Sonic
waitress, lost 13 lbs. already; Isidra Carrasco, Pecos resident, lost 18
lbs. already.

Also congratulations to the following people: Armando Hinojos, Raul
Garcia, Lewis Rodriguez, Adelina Sauceda, and the over 200 more people
on the WCS.

These previous individuals have seen results with the WCS, it worked for
them, they know it works, and it has improved their health and lives in
a positive way.

As Ramirez says, "It lowered my high blood pressure and lessened the
stress in my legs that was caused by the excess weight."

Co-owners, Rush, Storm and Brantley Pena invite the Pecos and
surrounding area residents to visit 3-D at 1001 W. Third St., at the
corner of Third and Eddy Streets, and start on the WCS program for about
$1 per day or check out the other two dimensions.

Foxworth marks 70th year in Pecos

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PECOS, Feb. 27, 1996 - Foxworth-Galbraith's building materials center
has been serving homeowners, farmers and ranchers within a 75-mile
radius of Pecos, area schools, the city of Pecos and
commercial/industrial businesses in the Pecos community for the past 70

Foxworth-Galbraith Lumber Company has been serving the Pecos community
from its East Third Street location since 1926. Pecos is one of over 50
Foxworth-Galbraith Building Materials Centers located throughout Texas,
New Mexico and Arizona. The company is a successful family-owned
business operated by third and fourth generation family members.

It's Pecos location is 302 E. Third St.(Business I-20), one block east
of Cedar Street.

Foxworth-Galbraith began placing a greater emphasis on the remodeling
market during the past year. Statistics show that the areas of the home
most remodeled are the kitchen and bathrooms, said Brian Starck, the
store's general manager.

This is especially true of a market like Pecos where housing starts are
low and homeowners hang onto their homes longer.

In view of that trend, Foxworth-Galbraith will soon be having a new
feature, a kitchen/bath design center with functioning displays that
will include upgrades of sinks and tubs. This will include whirlpools.

"We offer a good selection, plus design ideas," said Starck.

Along with offering high quality products, Foxworth-Galbraith of Pecos
is committed to low prices. "We will match any competitor's advertised
price," Starck added.

The Building Material Center changes lumber prices weekly to fairly
reflect price changes in the lumber market.

"We want people in this community to shop in Pecos and we offer honest
service and fair prices to keep them in town," Starck said.

WTG offers many brands of oils, gasoline

from locations throughout the Pecos area

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PECOS, Feb. 27, 1996 - West Texas Gas has operated in Pecos since the
early 1980's. The office and warehouse is located on Business Loop
20-West (old highway 80.)

West Texas Gas provides a full line of lubricants and oils for Phillips
66, Diamond Shamrock, Chevron, and Conoco brands. Also available are
Pennzoil and Shell Rotella-T oils. They also have available K-1 Kerosene
for indoor heating, regular kerosene, and solvents their our customers.

Propane is delivered for house and industrial users. A bottle unit is
located at the office for filling bottles and vehicles for highway motor
fuel. They have a licensed employee to perform propane conversions on
vehicles. Also, a complete line of propane parts and cylinders are

West Texas Gas offers several locations for GasCard (an automated
fueling system) customers. GasCard users have access to over 300
locations in West Texas and eastern new Mexico. The GasCard total
network is available in over 42 states when the customer travels out of

In Pecos, retail outlets where the GasCard is honored are the three Town
and Country Stores at 13th and Cedar Streets, Third and Eddy Streets,
and Interstate 20 and Country Club Drive; the two Uncle's, on South Eddy
Street and at Cedar and Third streets; the old Conoco warehouse just
North of the railroad tracks off U.S. 285; and the WTG office on
Business Loop 20 West. Propane for Western fuel may also be purchased on

West Texas Gas appreciates your past business and looks forward to
serving all your needs in the future. The phone number is 915-445-9811.
Jerry Patterson is manager, Janice North is office manager. They are
eager to serve you.

West Texas Gas, pulling together for West Texas.

Socorro's a success in first 1½ years

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PECOS, Feb. 27, 1996 - Home-cooked recipes that don't change and a
friendly dining atmosphere have contributed to the enormous success
Socorro's Cocina Mexicana has experienced since it opened at 707 S.
Cedar St., in May of 1994.

"Basically it's (cooking) been the same since day one," said SCM Manager
Chon Jasso, who also said that he, Socorro Zubia and sister Luz Jasso
have to date helped with the cooking.

"We offer homemade food and we don't change the recipes," he said.

The restaurant manager claimed that they still like to experiment with
the menu according to customer preference, "the customers help us decide
what stays on the menu and what goes." Jasso said that a variety of
steak cuts have been stated to the menu, including fish fajitas and a
grilled chicken breast on rice, which he stated, "have been selling
pretty good".

In the last year a second dining area on the south end of the building
and a tortilla machine in the north dining area of the restaurant were

The additional eating section was remodeled after owner Socorro Zubia
decided to do away the convenience store formerly known as Beer Depot #3
and add more tables to accommodate the large stream of customers
dropping by to enjoy the authentic Mexican dishes.

"More waitresses and a couple of cooks," were added to the staff as
well, said Jasso.

The north dining room offers a smoking section and a chance to check out
how the tortilla machine works, as sombrero hats, posters of folkoric
dancers and bullfighters line the walls. A rustic environment adds to
the Tex-Mex theme in the southern dining room with cow brands, aged farm
tools and a wagon wheel chandelier in the center to elegantly light up
the room.

"People come in here for the food, but also because of the atmosphere,"
said owner Socorro Zubia last year. "We try to provide the right
atmosphere for everyone and make them feel welcome and comfortable."

Jasso said the tortilla machine was purchased to keep up with the
burrito sales and allow them to fill tortilla orders by the dozens. He
also added that children enjoy making, "baby tortillas," at times on the
new equipment.

Along with good food and a comfortable atmosphere, the restaurant also
offers one of Pecos' best imported beer selections including brews from
Jamaica, New Zealand, Germany and of course, Mexico, along with an
extensive wine and champagne selection.

Along with Mexican dinners, American dinners are also offered and the
restaurant specializes in Mexican-style steaks and homemade chili
rellenos which are made fresh daily. Specials are offered each day.

Socorro's Cocina Mexicana opens at 7 a.m. six days a week. "We'll be
closing at 9 p.m. unless we get real busy and then we'll go ahead and
stay open," said Jasso. In those cases, Socorro's usually stays open
until about 11 p.m.

Zubia also owns and operates Beer Depot #2 located on Balmorhea Highway,
which also offers beer, along with a selection of wines and champagne.

Store hours are from 6:30 a.m. until 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday;
6:30 a.m.-11 p.m. Fridays; 6:30 a.m.-1 a.m. on Saturdays and noon to 11
p.m. Sundays. The kitchen does not operate on Sundays.

BD #2 also offers freshly-made breakfast burritos daily and lunch
burritos after 11 a.m. each day.

Both establishments have a drive up windows for customer convenience.

Diners can now pay for their meals with credit cards and those arriving
in larger travel vehicles can now park in the southwest lot at the
intersection of Seventh and Cedar streets, said Jasso.

Future plans for the fast growing restaurant include a patio, kitchen
expansion and a banquet room located in the rear of the building Jasso

Jasso said that he greatly appreciates the restaurant support by both
its local and out-of-town customers.

"We would have never made it without them (Pecos customers)," said
Jasso, who also takes pride in the relationship between the restaurant
and customers from surrounding cities.

Candy Man offers something new locally

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PECOS, Feb. 27, 1996 - The concept of opening up a candy store in Pecos
started with a Pecos man's idea to start up a sandwich shop.

Louise Forrester, of Barstow, said that Leo Camarena initially wanted
to open up a sandwich shop before envisioning a candy store at the
former Bozeman's Pharmacy building, on West Third Street.

Louise Forrester and her husband, John, were the masterminds behind the
candy store idea, said Candy Man owner and Pecos resident Camarena. He
explained he wanted to open up something different, something, "other
than a beer joint," when he bought the building that had been vacant for
almost two years.

Now Camarena caters to local chocolate lovers and persons seeking a hot
cup of coffee with a burrito or doughnut in the mornings.

More tables have been placed in the Candy Man's dining area for anyone
wishing to get out of the cold morning air or high afternoon winds and
enjoy a rich candy bar, coffee or breakfast.

A soda fountain has recently been installed and Camarena said more
plans lie ahead for the establishment, like an ice cream and doughnut
machine and a larger burrito menu. The new entrepreneur said that he'd
like for the store to accommodate persons of all ages.

Currently, the store features world famous chocolate treats by Mrs.
Burden's and various gift items for any day of the year.

With the help of friends and family, Camarena, along with the
Forresters, have managed to equip the Candy Man with wall clocks
designed by Sharon Clark of Deming, N.M.; porcelain plates by Jodi
Bredcko and southwest ceramic figures created by Neta David.

Store Manager Norm Smith said gift baskets stocked with the store's
mouth-watering chocolate treats are available in different price ranges
and sizes for when a person would like to make an appreciative gesture,
for a loved one in the hospital, or other occasions like birthdays and
holidays. FloRene Cox of South Dakota said she's made two trips to Pecos
to help out in the creation of such gift baskets.

The most popular items have been by far the diabetic chocolates said
Camarena, who recently received a new shipment to restock his shelves,
which had been running low of the low sodium, diabetic and sugar-free

"They (Mrs. Burden's) stay on top of the best sugar substitutes," said

Customer Mary Baeza, said that she has really enjoyed the new store and
before her daughter had to bring her sugar-free chocolates from El Paso.

Camarena said he's very grateful for the Forresters and their help in
his accomplishment, "they're really great for this community," he said
of the Barstow couple.

Currently the store opens from 7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Monday through
Saturday and is closed all day on Sundays.

Pecos Insurance nears 50th anniversary

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Pecos Insurance Agency Inc., located at 117 W. Second St., is nearing
the half-century mark of service to the Pecos community, having first
opened its office in Pecos back in 1947.

The agency is owned and operated by Edward A. Daniel and Roy Prewit.
They are assisted by Mona Mauldin, Rosemary Varela, Karon Hornberger and
Tina Trujillo.

Companies represented by Pecos Insurance Agency are St. Paul Insurance
companies, Trinity Universal Insurance Co., Fidelity & Deposit, American
States Insurance, Cimarron Insurance Co., Union Standard and other
companies who can provide all types of special insurance.

This general insurance agency handles fire, casualty and marine
insurance placement for both personal and commercial clients.

Crop hail and multi-peril insurance is available for farm customers.

Life insurance along with group health coverage with the Travelers and
Blue Cross is available.

The Pecos Insurance Agency staff wishes to thank its clientele for
their support and loyalty through its nearly half-century of operation,
and pledges the same dedication to the satisfaction of these customers
now and in the future.

A.A. Janitor Supply has many services

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PECOS, Feb. 27, 1996 - A.A. Janitor Supply has a long history in Pecos.
Joe & Ann Smith operated the company for approximately 15 years before
Johnny and Sissy Bjornsen took over. The Bjornsens sold the business to
Jim Ivy, who has operated it since the middle of 1991.
The company has added many new products and now offers commercial
Windsor Floor Care machines. Windsor Vacuums, scrubbers, buffers and
wet/dry vacs carry the best warranty in the business and are of rugged
A.A. Janitor also carries a complete line of Cello chemical floor
finishes, cleaners, degreasers, deodorants and carpet care products.
In addition to the usual mop & broom type janitorial supplies, A.A.
carries a full line of foam cups & plates; tablespreads, napkins and
For a demonstration or more information on A.A. Janitor's fine products
& equipment, give us a call at 445-9815.
"If you don't have it, we can probably get it," Ivy said. "Come in &
check us out."
A.A. Janitor Service & Water Works are serviced from the same building
at 819 S. Hackberry St., under the water tower and just north of Eagle

Farmer's agent Page at home in Pecos

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PECOS, Feb. 27, 1996 - Even though he's just lived in Pecos since June
of 1993, the agent for Farmers Insurance Company feels at home.
Terry Page, a retired school teacher, began his life in Pecos when he
was transferred here by the insurance company.
"I was still teaching when the company asked me if I would consider
retiring from teaching and moving to Pecos to handle the company here,"
said Page.
Page, his office manager, Gina Varela, and secretary Olga Rodriguez, who
was hired in 1995, work mostly out of their office located at 324 S.
Cypress St.
Page moved to Big Lake in 1959 as a teacher and coach. He spent 30 years
working as a teacher and 13 in the insurance business.
"Pecos has been a very pleasant surprise to me, the people are very
friendly and have accepted me quickly," said Page. "Sometimes in small
towns, newcomers are readily accepted."
His insurance office offers all types of insurance for autos, home,
life, commercial. "These insurances include all types of vehicles such
as boats and motor homes," said Page.
Farmer's Insurance has nine companies which they operate out of the
local office.
Auto insurance includes Texas Farmer County ~Mutual, Farmers Insurance
Company and Mid-Century Insurance Company.
Texas Farmers Insurance Company, Fire Insurance Exchange and Farmers
Insurance Exchange handle home insurance claims.
Life insurers include Farmers New World Life.
"We're always busy, we're just here to try to help people with all their
needs," said Page.
Farmers Insurance Agency also offers retirement annuities. "This is very
important to people today, what with Social Security benefits and the
problems with them," Page said. "People need to look out for themselves
when it comes to retirement benefits."
"Insurance is intangible, people don't know what they have until they
need help," said Page.
"We're just here to try to help people," Page said.
"Farmers has built their company on fast, fair and friendly claims,"
said Page. "That's our motto."

Gibson increases stock of hardware goods

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PECOS, Feb. 27, 1996 - Gibson True Value Home Center, at 810 W. Walthall
St., is beginning its fourth decade of operation in the Pecos community
in 1996.
"Jack Chenault and his wife and her brother started the business in
1965," said store owner Larry Windham. "Her brother Don Doan was also a
partner in it. She bought him out in 1976, and in 1994 Mrs. Chenault
retired, and I purchased the store from her."
Windham has been the longtime manager of Gibson, which originally was
affiliated with the chain of discount stores throughout Texas, but
became a True Value store back in 1985, while retaining the familiar
"We plan to put more hardware items in in the future," Windham said.
That includes plumbing, and electrical supplies, along with paint and
tools. "those are our main components now."
Windham's wife, Gloria, and his youngest son, Keith, are among the 10
employees at Gibson. The others include assistant manager Ysabel Lara,
Paul Hernandez, Mandy Sotelo, Delma Lozano, Lupe Herrera, Julie Garcia
and Lydia Rodriguez.
Gibson True Value Home Center is open Monday through Saturday from 8
a.m. to 6 p.m.

Mammography van to make local debut in March

RCH gets new affiliation, clinics

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PECOS, Feb. 27, 1996 - Change is ever-present in a health care
institution, as it is with the Reeves County Hospital District.

Significant strides were taken this past year to keep stability in the
hospital as Quorum Health Services, which managed the hospital for 8½
years, prepared to depart at the end of the 1995.

Four admintstrators throughout the year assisted in preparing for a
smooth transition and keeping employees motivated.

After seeking management proposals for several months, the board of
directors accepted a proposal from Lubbock Methodist Hospital. The new
management contract became effective in January. Since then Lubbock
Methodist has signed an agreement to merge with St. Mary's Hospital of
Lubbock, which is expected to have a positive effect on all contracting

Outreach clinics continued to expand, with the addition of four new
clinics. A cardiology team from the Odessa Heart Institute, Dr. Amaram
and Dr. Gadasalli, provide clinics twice a month and utilize the
hospital's ancillary services in an effort to keep as many patients
local without having to make a long trip to Odessa.

An Oncology team from the West Texas Cancer Clinic in Odessa, Dr.
Georue and Dr. Khandelwahl, also provide clinics. An additional
orthopedic clinic was added. Dr. Reilly sees patients monthly for their
orthopedic needs. A urology clinic was also added, with Dr. Wiehle
providing services on the last Thursday of each month.

These clinics complement the already existing ones, which include Dr.
Elam providing ear, nose and throat care, Dr. Donovan providing
obstetrical and gynecological services, Dr. Zeeck providing orthopedic
eare and Dr. Riggs providing opthomology services.

The addition of a new physician, Dr. Kai-wood Ma, is expected to help
increase revenues for the hospital. Dr. Ma, a family practitioner, began
his practice in mid-February. He is trained in orthopedics, pediatrics,
obstetrics and adult medicine. Dr. Ma is expected help alleviate the
physician shortage in Reeves County.

Reeves County Hospital has been busy completing a Trauma Designation
Plan which is required of all hospitals receiving Disproportionate Share
Funds from the Medicaid Program in Texas. The plan is expected to be
submitted this week and the state must conduct a survey of the hospital
within one year after submission in order to continue to receive these

The hospital receives approximately 400,000 in funding annually.

The joint efforts of Texas Tech Health Sciences University, Texas
Cancer Council and several area hospitals including Reeves County
Hospital have resulted in the successful acquisition of grant funding
for a mobile mammography unit and cancer screening funding to serve the
West Texas Region. The new unit will make its debut in Pecos on March
20, with a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony at the hospital.
Women who are in need of the services but are unable to pay for the
services will be accommodated.

PTO has grown during first decade

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PECOS, Feb. 27, 1996 - Physical Therapy Offices, 2315 S. Eddy St., and
their great team, are completing 10 years of service to the people of
Pecos in 1996.

"When we first started not many people thought we would be able to make
it. But what we always knew, was that step by step we would make it
happen. If we just keep our vision intact and keep looking forward,
things will come together. And they did!," said PTO owner Sonny Bhatt.

One step at a time.

Bhatt said the facility started adding services one at a time and people
started seeing (those who could - some still can't) the value it is
providing. On the horizon is "Strength Movement, Optimum Weight and Self
Renewal Program."

Solution provided:

Presently we are providing Physical Therapy Solutions for the following

1. Weakness.
2. Headaches (Migraine and Tension).
3. Joint Pains.
4. Back and Neck Problems.
5. Stroke Victims Problems.
6. Benefit of Heated Indoor Swimming Pool.
7. Benefit of Specialized one on one exercises for posture correction.
8. Pre-Employment Testing for Industrial Workers to protect both them
and the Industry.
9. Advanced Computerized testing for joint problems.
10. Drug and Alcohol Testing for Industries.

Next 10 years:
"We believe we have unprecedented opportunities, keen competition and we
know we will have to acquire multiple skills, perform, give unequalled
value to our clients," said Bhatt.

"We know we have a great team. We can do almost anything we decide to
do," he said.

"Thank you Pecos for the last 10 years," said the staff at Physical
Therapy Offices.

Compounding by Rediger's unique to area

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PECOS, Feb. 27, 1996 - Individualized drugs that cost less are the aim
of Rediger's Pharmacy's expanded compounding service.

Rediger's is one of only two pharmacies in the Permian Basin area
offering compounding services on almost any form of medication, said
John T. Rediger, owner of the Eddy Street business.

Compounding includes the formulation of all types of prescription and
over-the-counter medications, as well as the flavoring of oral
medications so that they are pleasant tasting.

"Compounding is where pharmacy started some 2,000 years ago, when
pharmacists used the mortar and pestle to grind leaves and stems to make
drugs," Rediger said.

"We've come full circle and are compounding again, but this time
because compounded drugs are often less expensive, more accurate and
more personalized."

Rediger said that manufactured drugs, because they are made in such
large quantities, are allowed to vary from the published dosage by up to
10 percent. The Food and Drug Administration allows generic drugs to
vary up to 20 percent.

"We compound with less than 1 percent error," Rediger said. "It's more
precise and accurate because we compound in smaller quantities."

Some drugs can be compounded at the pharmacist's counter at Rediger's
while other are compounded in the class room," a six-foot square
facility that includes equipment for specialized compounding.

A "hood" area in which air is used to keep drugs sterile meets required
conditions for compounding intravenous and inhalation therapy drugs and
eye drops.

Other types of drugs that can be compounded include medicated lozenges,
popsicles, and lollipops, bandages, pastes, sprays, creams and
ointments, capsules and most any other oral medication.

Another area of compounding that has significantly expanded is the
flavoring of medications.

"We can enhance the flavor of antibiotics for kids so they don't mind
taking them, or we help people who have trouble swallowing tablets by
suspending the tablet in liquid and giving it whatever flavor they
want," Rediger said. "We put in some mint flavor for a nursing home
patient, and it took the `yuck' out of the Geritol."

Rediger's has about 30 flavors available including creme dementhe,
bubble gum, tangerine, tutti fruiti, tropical punch, cherry, apple,
pineapple and banana.

"That's another advantage we have over the drug companies," Rediger
said. "Because they mass market the drugs, they can't offer all these
different flavors. We can individualize the drug to the taste of the

Compounding also allows drugs to be made in the exact strength desired
by the physician for the patient, Rediger said. Manufactured drugs, on
the other hand, usually are only available in standardized strengths.

Compounded drugs are many times less than the over-the-counter price.
All this makes it easier on the patient.

"It's a tripod between the physician, the patient and the pharmacist
working together to best meet the needs of the patient," he said.

Rediger's Pharmacy has been serving the Pecos area since 1954, and has
been in its present location at 724 S. Eddy St. since 1962.

Pharmacists are John T. Rediger, who has been practicing since 1966,
and his father, F. John Rediger, who has been a pharmacist since 1928.
Each is licensed in three different states.

Rediger's Pharmacy is open from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through
Friday and from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday.

Museum seeks volunteers to help with new exhibits

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PECOS, Feb. 27, 1996 - Pecos at Work! This slogan is a perfect fit for
many Pecos people who have been working at the West of the Pecos Museum:
all the very dedicated museum emloyees and the many, many wonderful

"I honestly don't know what we would do without volunteers. Pecos is
blessed to have so many beautiful, caring citizens," said Museum Curator
Genora Prewit.

Thousands of hours and thousands of dollars have been donated by Pecos
folks since the museum opened in 1962, and continue to do so today. That
is why the museum is so special, you, the people have worked to preserve
and maintain this valuable landmark that was built in 1896, to preserve
our special Pecos and West Texas history which will be studied and
enjoyed for years to come, according to Prewit.

The museum has also become important for its educational and cultural
exhibits and programs.

Notice the 1996 museum calender of events that lists the annual
programs and events. Volunteers are needed for most of these events,
even to help serve during some of the catered meals. Volunteers are also
needed for other various reasons:

We will soon need to inventory and mark everything in these buildings,
identification cards need to be made for the collections telling the
visitors what the object is and who donated it, extra help is needed at
the front desk to greet our visitors and a few volunteers are needed at
the new Mesquite House Gallery and Gift Shop in the Park.

Marilyn Oden has volunteered her time, money, expertise and artistic
ability to create this darling little store.

"It takes a lot of work and time to do something creative like this,
really a plus for Pecos," said Prewit.

Also of interest is a Farm and Ranch exhibit located across the street
from the museum on Cedar Street.

"Hopefully by next Christmas we can have all kinds of wooden and metal
figures made for the park, many lights, and choirs to sing. Won't you
help? Every time you volunteer or donate, you make Pecos a better place
to live," she said.

Do you have any ided how much it helps the community when you get
involved at the museum? The museum is a very busy, positive asset to
Pecos. It doesn't get that way by itself - it takes many local
volunteers and donated money, as well as the dedicated Board of Trustees
and staff to keep this wonderul museum operating, according to Prewit.

Prewit urges everyone to get involved with the community today, to help
out at the museum or just to go visit the museum.

The cases are now being built on the third floor; these are the new
rooms in the third floor:

1. Old Pecos - original 1896 Saloon sign and old Pecos photographs;
2. Toyah;
3. Hispanic Heritage;
4. Hispanic Heritage;
5. Balmorhea, Saragosa, Toyahvale;
6. Military;
7. Hall - Pecos Army Air Field;
8. Weinacht Bedroom Furniture-from Old Fort Davis;
9. Old Fort Davis;
10. African Heritage;
11. Barstow;
12. Masonic, Shrine, Eastern Star, Rainbow Girls;
13. Pecos Volunteer Fire Department;
14. Wynn Hamilton Collection;
15. Telephone switchboard and office machines;
16. Pioneer Women's Work;
17. Extra Exhibit Room;
18. Hall - Pecos River.

Events listed for the upcoming year at the museum include:
Feb. 26-March 2: Texas Independence Exhibit, plays, programs,
receptions; March 9: Wright Tours, Lunch; March 21: Seniority Adventures
Tour/Lunch, annual; April 1: PBT School Board 7-9 p.m., 125; April 4:
Barbecue Luncheon-annual fundraiser; April 4: Seniority Adventures
Tour/Lunch, annual; April 4: Joe Gunn, "One Day At A Time," book
signing; April 7: Easter All American Tour Lunch; April 9: Hi Neighbor
Tour, Lunch; April 21: A&M Muster Luncheon 1:30 p.m.; April 22-30:
Student Art Festival Exhibits, annual; April 25: Student Art Festival
Program/Awards, annual; May 1: 20th Century Study Club Meeting
Courtyard, 6 p.m.; May 4: Wright Tours, Lunch; May 8: Merry Wives
meeting/Salad Supper, 6:30 annual; May 10: Wright Tours Lunch; May 25:
Texoma Tours, 10:30 a.m. 40; June 1: Castillo Wedding - Courtyard; June
15-July 15: Special Exhibits-Pioneer Family/Rodeo/Artists;

June 29: Night in Old Pecos Celebration, annual event. Sarsaparilla in
the Old No. 11 Saloon, annual, Old Photo Picture-taking fundraiser in
Saloon; July 3: Old Timer's Reunion, 32nd Annual, 8 a.m.-12 noon Rodeo
Parade; July 4: Honor Reeves County Anglo Pioneer Family, 9:30-11:30
a.m. 20th annual; July 4: Centennial Celebration, Johnson/Heard Saloon;
July 3&4: Corngrinders Musical Group, Fort Worth; July 5: Class of 1951
Reunion 9 a.m.; July 6: Class of 1976 Reunion 5-7 p.m.; July 3-6: 114th
West of the Pecos Rodeo, 8 p.m.-Buck Jackson Arena, Museum open extented
hours; Aug. 5-9: Kid's of the Museum, 9-12 a.m. Annual;

Sept. 1-30: Hispanic Heritage Month Exhibits, 11th Annual; Sept. 7:
Honor Hispanic Pioneer Family Reception, program; Sept. 21: Good
Neighbor Day, honoring Reeves County citizens of Balmorhea, Saragosa,
Toyahvale, Orlad, Mentone, Barstow; Sept. 26: Board of Trustees Annual
Meeting; Sept. 30, Oct. 1-2: Pecos Army Air Field Reunion; Oct. 18:
Friends of the Museum Bake Sale, annual, first Annual Oktoberfest; Nov.
5: Chili 'N Fixins Fundraiser, Election Day lunch, annual; Nov. 15-Dec.
15: Book Sale, 25 percent off, annual; Nov. 28: Thanksgiving Day,
closed; Dec. 1-31: 15 live trees, donated by individuals and decorated
by all schools; Dec. 1: Kids of the Museum Christmas Party, 4-6 p.m. 2nd
Annual, Santa and Helpers in costume. Ceremonial lighting of the
Christmas Tree Forest and Park/Caroling;

Dec. 7: Lighting of 500 luminarias around museum and park, 6 p.m.
annual; Dec. 7: Friends of the Museum Christmas Party, 6:30 p.m. annual;
Dec. 23-25: Christmas Holidays, closed-reopen Dec. 26.

The West of the Pecos Museum is open daily, Monday-Saturday, 9-5 p.m.;
Sunday 1-4 p.m. and is closed only Thanksgiving Day and Dec. 21-25.

Wal-Mart marking 10th year in Pecos

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PECOS, Feb. 27, 1996 - May will mark the 10th anniversary of Pecos'
Wal-Mart Discount City, which as been serving area shoppers from its
South Cedar Street location since 1986.

The store is open Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., and on
Sundays from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m.

Vanessa Cardwell is been the store's manager since last year, while
Assistant managers are Olga Guebara, one of a group who has been with
the store since its opening, and Michael Benavides. "Associates" number

Wal-Mart, based in Bentonville, Ark., calls its employees associates to
reflect the integral part each plays in the company.

Along with Guebara, 13 other associates have worked at the store since
1986. They are Lisa Cerna, Norma Garnto, Becky Granado, Seferina
Polanco, Gloria Tarango, Delia Dominguez, Clara Bolling, Ruby Dade,
Debra Brown, Irma Rodriguez, Linda Herrera, Elfidia Mendias and Alicia

The company encourages its employees to be involved in community
affairs, and the Pecos store has helped sponsor a number of local events
and projects. A member of the Pecos Chamber of Commerce, Wal-Mart also
supports the United Way and the Children's Miracle Network.

Each year Wal-Mart provides a $1,000 scholarship to a deserving Pecos
High School senior.

For its customers, the store offers a wide variety of merchandise and
services, as evidenced by 36 departments and 20 department managers.

Along with its regular store hours, Wal-Mart's pharmacy is open from 9
a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. All other departments, such as
gardening and electronics, are open during regular store hours each day.

Holiday Inn collecting MDA funds

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PECOS, Feb. 27, 1996 - Shamrocks are in bloom at Pecos' Holiday Inn,
located on U.S. 285 at the Interstate 20 interchange, where employees
are competing to gain donations for "Jerry's Kids."

Stop at the front desk and ask the meaning of the weirdly-spelled name
staring up at you, and you'll find out how it's done.

The sign reads: YCJCYABFJK. No, it's not a Polish surname. But ask
Rosalba Carrasco, desk clerk, or Misty Thomas, general sales manager.
They'll be glad to clue you in.

Thomas said the restaurant staff is ahead so far in collecting $1 bills
for Jerry's Kids, who are afflicted with muscular dystrophy. Jerry Lewis
holds a Labor Day Telethon each year to solicit donations, and the
Holiday Inn's employee of the month will deliver the money they have

"One week of the month, we will take $1 off each room for Jerry's
Kids," Thomas said. "We are hoping to raise $1,000."

Each donation is noted on the wall with a shamrock on which the donor
writes his or her name or the name of a child or business.

"We sold 100 in one week," said Carrasco. "So far the restaurant is
winning; they have a lot of coffee drinkers."

From 2 to 5 p.m. each day, all the coffee money goes in the pot for
Jerry's Kids.

"It will run through March 17," Carrasco said.

The effort was Carrasco's idea.

"They sent us a letter, and we decided it would be a good idea to help
out the kids," she said. "It has been fun."

The contest started the day before Valentine's, and customers kept
asking where the Valentine decorations were, Thomas said.

Manager David Besser supports the effort and is encouraging his

"We are trying to get him to buy a shamrock for each kid," Thomas said.

Steve Besser of Los Angeles, Calif. owns the Holiday Inn, which employs
50 people at the front desk, in the office, in the restaurant, bar, in
housekeeping and maintenance.

It's the only Holiday Inn located directly on the interstate between
Sweetwater and El Paso, and all its employees have been busy in recent
weeks, with a full house every night. Two teams of lawyers here for a
federal court case have most of the 98 rooms reserved.

But you don't have to rent a room to donate to Jerry's Kids, Carrasco

"Just come in and buy a shamrock," she said. "Just ask what those
letters mean."

Pecos Nursing Home saw Alzheimer's

wing work completed during 1995

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PECOS, Feb. 27, 1996 - Pecos Nursing Home is striving to provide better
quality care for their patients following their expansion, according to
assistant director Anita Rivera.

"The facility has been expanded to better accomodate our residents,"
said Rivera. "Our plans are so that we can provide better quality care
and also have an Alzheimer's Wing."

The new facility consists of 30 more rooms and private bathrooms, a
larger kitchen and more office space. "With the new addition, it will
enable us to add an Alzheimer's wing and provide better quality care,"
she said.

The nursing home has recently had a "face-lift" with new furniture and
draperies, a part of the decor. "All the rooms were painted along with
the recreation area," said Rivera.

New bedspreads and living room furniture were also added to better
accommodate the residents.

Pecos Nursing Home is privately owned, and has been operated by Greg
Johns since 1977. It is a 60-bed facility with private and semi-private
rooms, and is located on Memorial Drive, just behind the Reeves County
Annex building.

Marci Rogers is the administrator with 49 employees in nursing, dietary
and housekeeping.

"It's also associated with the retirement center for senior citizens,"
said Rivera.

Housekeeping personnel take care of all the laundry, housekeeping,
maintenance and gardening.

Dietary personnel take care of cooking and dish washing, while a
dietary consultant helps with the menus.

The home also has a social activities director, along with volunteers
and a social activities consultant. They organize bingo, birthday
parties, holiday parties, picnics, exercise classes, senior citizens
luncheons, church services of various denominations, Spanish reading
Bible study, weekly movies and bus rides. Residents also enjoy arts and
crafts activities.

Residents are provided 24-hour nursing care with licensed personnel on
each shift. Services provided include medications, bedside care,
treatments such as respiratory therapy, oxygen, skin/wound care and
access to physical therapy.

Suctioning, catheterization, nasal gastric and gastric feedings, along
with insulin therapy and lab work are all a part of the nursing provided
the residents.

"We also give access to orthopedic surgeons, ophthalmologist, dentist,
optometrist and make doctor's office visits locally if a patient is able
to go," said Rivera.

A pharmacy consultant, a medical director, and two registered nurses
are available as consultants seven days a week to provide coverage.

Pecos Nursing Home also participates in a certified nurses aide program
established in the facility through the Texas Department of Health,
which the nursing home is qualified to have directly with the state.

The program was first initiated through Odessa College.
"We feel very lucky to participate in this program since not every
long-term care facility is able to qualify," said Rivera. "In the last
class we had, all the local students passed, and many of the
out-of-towners did not."

The nursing home has four computers to help them with scheduling,
facilitate paperwork and provide more efficient nursing care.

Enterprise passes decade mark

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PECOS, Feb. 27, 1996 - Over 100 years publishing the news gives the
Pecos Enterprise a rich history.

A Mr. Vanderhurst first published a paper in Pecos about 1883, and
Nicolas Van Horn established the Pecos City News in 1884. But the first
permanent newspaper to be published in Pecos was the Pecos Valley News,
established in 1887. That same year, the Pecos Times was established.

The Times began publishing the first daily newspaper, a four-page paper
called the Pecos Daily Times, to give the news to Pecos ahead of dailies
from other towns.

The late Barney Hubbs established the Pecos Gusher in 1921, primarily as
an oil paper. In 1925 it merged with the Pecos Times and the name
changed to the Pecos Enterprise and Gusher.

The weekly paper converted to semi-weekly in 1956 and to a daily in
1959. Hubbs sold the paper to Dr. Harlow F. Avery in 1960. Avery and Dr.
John Paul Dunn published the Pecos Independent twice a week.

The next year, Billie Sol Estes started a newspaper called the Pecos
Daily News in competition with the ultra-conservative doctors. The daily
was printed in the print shop formerly owned by Hubbs at 324 S. Cedar

"That newspaper has been there ever since", Hubbs said in an\ mid-1980s

When Estes was indicted for fraud and went broke in 1962, a group of
businessmen in Pecos bought the plant and continued to operate the
paper. One of the publishers, Fred Janca, bought the Independent and
merged the two papers into the Pecos Enterprise, which was purchased in
1967 by Buckner News Alliance.

The semi-weekly paper was converted to a daily in 1970. Publishers have
been Fred Janca, O'Ferral Pauly, Ken Dulaney, Ray Stafford, Larry
Jackson, Mike Mzyk and Mac McKinnon, the present publisher.

Hubbs said in the interview the building that houses the paper was built
by the Elks Club.

"They used it until Louis Roberson and I bought it from them, and they
moved to their present location," Hubbs recalled.

"We bought it about 1950 and rented it to a second-hand furniture
dealer. He went broke."

Hubbs said he separated the printing plant from the newspaper about 1955
and started a job printing plant in the building, selling to Estes in

Since Buckner Alliance has owned the building, it has been remodeled
several times to provide more space and pleasant working conditions.

Extensive changes in the electrical system have been made to accommodate
computers in the newsroom and a modern telephone system.

On Feb. 1, of this year, the Pecos Enterprise bulletin board went
on-line offering computer users access to all news that's in the daily

In addition more than 100 stories carried on the Spanish wire are
included in separate package for those who choose to read Spanish.

It's available for low subscription price of $7.50 a month.

"This project is a cooperative effort of entire staff," said Publisher
Mac McKinnon. "Each employee has some additional duties that they
perform each day," he said.

"I appreciate the willingness to go the extra mile," McKinnon said.

"To master techniques required by the information super-highway we feel
that we can compete with larger urban papers," McKinnon said.

"Not only will our readers benefit but advertising will have a larger
audience," he said.

Computers have also enhanced the ability of the newspaper staff to
communicate by fax as well, according to McKinnon.

FNB sets ernings record

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PECOS, Feb. 27, 1996 - First National Bank's 1995 earinings of $856,534
set a record, said J.L. Davis, chairman of the board.

Loan volume increased from $23.9 million to $28.3 million, contributing,
along with stable interest rates and a reduction in Federal Deposit
Insurance rates, to a "very successful year," Davis said.

Bank management also increased loan loss reserves from $504,814 to

Beginning 1996 with a positive, yet guarded attitude, bank officials
report a "reasonably liquid, extremely well capitlized" operation with
low operating costs and the confidence of its customers.

But low cattle prices are likely to continue, and credit quality could
be a bigger problem than in the past two years, Davis said.

"The failure of Congress and the President to agree on a budget and
Federal Reserve vacancies make financial markets extremely nervous," he
said. "Because 1996 is an election year, meaningful regulatory relief is

FNB remains one of Reeves County's oldest business institutions,
entering its 89th year of operation.

Organized on May 15, 1907 during a meeting of 11 men at the Orient
Hotel, the Banking Association was formed with $36,000 in capital stock.
A formal charter was granted by the Controller of the Currency.

By August, enough stockholders had joined the business venture to allow
the bank to request a $1,000 increase in capital stock.

The first directors of the bank were B. Blankenship, W.W. Camp, Chris
Ritz, C.C. Kountz, James Rooney, J.F. McKenzie and T.H. Beauchamp.

Current directors are J.L. Davis, chairman of the board, Bob R.
Burkholder, David Davis, Bruce Duston, A.B. Foster Jr., Jim Holt, Jim Ed
Miller, Charles E. Mitchell, John M. Moore, R. Keith Moore, and
(advisory) Fred P. Armstrong and Richard Slack.

Blankenship was the first president. Other early bank officials
included Camp and Rooney as vice presidents and Beauchamp, who served as
FNB's first bookkeeper.

Present officers are Bruce Duston, president; Jim Holt, senior vice
president; Dot Stafford, vice president; James Baker, vice president and
cashier; Cheryl Bippes, assistant vice president; Paul Hinojos,
assistant vice president; and Emma Workman, assistant cashier.

The present location at Sixth and Oak Streets is the third for the bank.
Former locations were at Second and Oak.

Ranching was the main industry in the Pecos area during the bank's first
30 years of service. First National Bank grew during the 1940's, with
the increase in farming activity around Pecos and the arrival of the
Pecos Army Airfield during World War II. By 1950 the bank's assets
totalled $4 million, and grew to $10.5 million by the time FNB moved
into its current building.

J.L. Davis purchased First National Bank in 1982.

Colt Chevrolet has all you need

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PECOS, Feb. 27, 1996 - Ask Kevin Duke what kind of vehicles are
available at Colt Chevrolet, and he is likely to reply "anything you

Although Duke has trimmed the on-lot inventory due to high vehicle
prices and interest "that is eating us up," he and the sales staff can
locate any body style or color of car or pickup with a computer search.

"If we don't have it on the lot, ask us," Duke said. "Tell us what you
are looking for, and we will locate it and get it here for you."

It's kind of like ordering a vehicle by mail, only with quicker delivery.

"We can get it the same day," Duke said.

Colt has sold General Motors products at their I-20 dealership for more
years than he and his father, Jack Duke, like to admit.

"We bought out our partners about this time last year," Duke said.

Prior to that, they had sold both Ford and General Motors vehicles side
by side.

They still service all brands of GM vehicles and motor homes, and offer
towing service. Ray Varela is service manager. Colt employs 16 people,
Duke said.

T-NP acts to better community

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PECOS, Feb. 27, 1996 - Texas-New Mexico Power Company (TNP) does more
than just talking about making a difference in the communities it
serves. It takes action.

One example of TNP's can-do attitude was the company's financial support
of a program to help the city's youth. According to Area Manager Pauline
Moore, the company decided it wanted to support the Pecos DARE program,
which is designed to keep kids off of drugs. Using funds from its
Customer Connection Program, the company donated $1,000 to the Pecos
DARE program in September.

"We identified the DARE program as one which warranted our support,"
Moore said. "TNP was happy to be able to provide assistance to such a
worthwhile program through our Customer Connection Program."

Moore explained that the Customer Connection Program combines donations
from TNP shareholders, customers and employees to fund community-based
programs in communities throughout the company's service territory. The
donation to the Pecos DARE program was made possible by seed money
donated by TNP shareholders and employees.

Moore said projects funded with seed money in other communities included
providing new baseball equipment to a little league program, giving
money to assist in the transformation of a vacant lot into a park,
purchasing "jaws of life" emergency equipment and providing funds to
repair a badly needed mobile X-ray machine.

Since October, Moore said, TNP has been accepting donations from
customers as well. "When customers contribute to the Customer Connection
Program, they actually double their donation, because TNP will match
their donation dollar for dollar," Moore noted.

TNP will match all customer donations up to a total of $100,000 per
year. "Our communities get $2 worth of support for every $1 our
customers give to the program," Moore said.

"The most unique aspect of our Customer Connection Program is that our
customers identify programs to be funded," Moore explained. "This
ensures that we support programs that add value to our communities".
Moore said that nomination forms will be available in the Pecos area
office from March 1 through April 19 for funding that will be disbursed
in May.

Panels of employees and customers throughout TNP's service territory
will select the programs to be funded from those nominated by customers.

"The Customer Connection Program is a very tangible way in which TNP can
add value to the communities we serve," Moore said. "With our local
office, our dedicated employees who volunteer their time to civic
projects and our donations to worthwhile causes, TNP is committed to
making Pecos a better place to live and work."

Duke Outdoor has grown in two years

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PECOS, Feb. 27, 1996 - Five years ago, Kevin Duke bought two signs on
I-20 from Equipment Service, acquired an outdoor advertising license
through the state of Texas, and Duke Outdoor Advertising was born.

Now he employs 10 people part time to construct, fabricate, paint,
wire, repair and install billboards all over West Texas.

He has purchased the old Pecos Motors building at Second and Cedar
Streets for use as a paint shop.

"We are in the process of renovating it," Duke said. "Our sign painter
has an opaque projector, and he projects the image onto a 14x48-foot
billboard and paints it there in the building."

After helping erect two wooden billboards in back of the rodeo arena
and others in the area, Duke changed from metal, multi-pole structures
to fabricating mono-pole structures in Pecos and installing them around
West Texas.

"We lease space to advertisers and we maintain them," Duke said. Some
advertisers are 3-M National, Whiteco Metro-Com and chambers of commerce
throughout the area.

"We also do work for other people who own signs," he said.

Safety and service are Pecos Valley motto

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PECOS, Feb. 27, 1996 - Safety and outstanding service are a major
concerns to Pecos Valley Field Service, located at 2111 W. Third St.

"We moved our offices out here to better accommodate our customers,"
said Operations Manager Mike Contreras.

Pecos Valley Field Service, who offers oilfield roustabout services,
construction and plant maintenance has been in business for the past
five years.

"The oilfield business is different, it goes up and down and right now
it's just evening out since everybody is going through their budgets,"
said Contreras. "But we keep busy no matter what."

The facility currently has 70 employees, with half of their workers
presently employed out at the Freeport-McMoran Sulphur Plant, located 40
miles northwest of Pecos.

Gang trucks, backhoes, maintainers and bulldozers fill the yard located
next to the office.

"We offer all types of oilfield services, such as oilfield painting,
backhoe usage, bulldozing, just to name a few," stated Contreras.

Pecos' Sonic Drive-In customers, who are used to visiting the 505 W.
Thirdl merchants when we make our purchases to do oilfield hotshot and
hauling," said Contreras.
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