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March 27, 2001

Evans, Horne announce June wedding in Midland

PECOS, March 27, 2001 - Harold and Vicki Horne, of Midland, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Jacquelyn Horne to Jared Evans.

Evans is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Evans of Dallas. He is a May 2001 graduate of Texas A&M University.

The bride-elect is a 1997 graduate of Lee High School and a May 2001 graduate of Texas A&M University. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Jack Chenault of Pecos.

The couple plan to wed at 2 p.m., June 30, at First Baptist Church in Midland.

OC offers assistance with tuition for truck driving

PECOS, March 27, 2001 - Students interested in Odessa College's professional truck driving classes may be eligible for tuition assistance from the Odessa Workforce Center.

In announcing the cooperative effort between Odessa College and the Odessa Workforce Center, Martha Kunkel, OC director of community service programs, said that the tuition assistance program combined with the OC classes provides an excellent training opportunity for individuals deciding to change careers due to dead-end jobs or layoffs.

The OC classes start every three weeks and offer comprehensive classroom and behind-the-wheel training for a profession that, according to industry estimates, will require 60,000 new drivers annually.

Kunkel said that since the tuition is $3,500, interested individuals are urged to apply as soon as possible for the tuition assistance available for classes beginning on or before June 11.

She added that starting salaries can be as high as $30,000 or more with full benefits. Kunkel also noted that OC provides career counseling and job referrals for its students through the college's career services department.

OC's truck driving school and the tuition assistance program is restricted to eligible students 21 years of age or older.

Interested applicants should contact the Odessa College professional driver program at 580-0860 or the Odessa Workforce Center at 367-3332 for more details.

Gardners tell of new son

PECOS, March 27, 2001 - On March 21, 2001, Shelby welcomed a new brother into the world.

Melissa and Alton Gardner had a son, Bryce Cole Gardner.

He weighed seven pounds,10 oz. and was 191/4 inches long.

Paternal grandparents are James and Barbara Smith of Houston and former residents of Pecos.

Paternal grandparents are Lewis and Janice Gardner of Angleton.

High school junior girls sought for pageant

PECOS, March 27, 2001 - Pecos High School junior girls are invited to participate in the annual Golden Girl Pageant scheduled for June 30, at the Pecos High School Auditorium.

Deadline to sign-up to participate in the annual pageant is Friday, March 30.

For more information or for an application call Stella Ornelas at the Pecos Area Chamber of Commerce Office at 445-2406.

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