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Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Tuesday, June 13, 2000
Hayter, Balyeat tell of July wedding plans
PECOS, June 13, 2000 - Bob and Nancy Hayter of Fort Stockton are pleased
to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter,
Heather Lynn Hayter, to Dr. Brian Balyeat, son of Ralph and Sandra Balyeat
of Nashville, Tenn.
Heather was raised in Fort Stockton and is the granddaughter of Ellen
and Nelson Lethco of Cherokee and Dora Hayter of Fort Stockton. After graduating
from FSHS in 1989 Heather attained her Bachelor's degree in Biology from
This spring she is completing her doctorate in Cell Biology at Duke
University where she had the pleasure of being elected President of the
Graduate Student Body. She has accepted a postdoctoral research position
in development at Texas A&M in College Station.
Brian was raised in Nashville, Tenn., attended Rhodes College in Memphis
for his undergraduate degree and then completed his MBA and Ph.D. in Finance
at Duke University. He currently holds the position of Assistant Professor
of Finance at Texas A&M University in College Station.
Heather and Brian met at Duke University in Raleigh, N.C. at a graduate
student volleyball game while pursuing their doctoral studies.
They will be married on Saturday, July 1, at the First Methodist Church
in Balmorhea and will make their home in College Station.
Martinez joins delayed program
PECOS, June 13, 2000 - Adela G. Martinez has joined the United States Army
under the Delayed Entry Program at the U.S. Army Recruiting Station in
The program gives young men and women the opportunity to delay entering
active duty for up to one year.
The enlistment gives the new soldier the option to learn a new skill,
travel and become eligible to receive as much as $50,000 toward a college
education. After completion of basic military training, soldiers receive
advanced individual training in their career job specialty.
Martinez will report to Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C., for basic training
on June 14.
She is the daughter of Manuela M. Garcia of Pecos.
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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