Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Friday, September 4, 1998
Oasis of West Texas
By DEBBIE MEREDITH
The girls varsity Volleyball team wound up in fourth place
in the Ft. Davis Tournament on Aug. 28 and 29. After Fridays
matches they were in third place. On Saturday they defeated
Buena Vista JV 15-0 and 15-9 but had to withdraw from the
tournament on Sat. because of injuries.
Tuesday, Sept. 1 the junior high, junior varsity and varsity
traveled to Midland to play Midland Trinity. Junior High won
their match with games scores of 13-15, 15-13 and 15-3.
Junior Varsity team won with scores of 15-1 and 15-7. The
Varsity team won their match with a 15-1 and 15-7.
Outstanding setter was Brenda Dutchover. Amy Garcia was
leading hitter. Terry M. Hernandez, Erika Apodaca and Amanda
Lozano were outstanding defensive players. Chela Arredondo,
Michelle Barrandy and Rachel Carrasco were outstanding
The Junior High, JV, and varsity will travel to Sierra
Blanca on Tuesday, Sept. 8 and Varsity will play in the
Marfa Tournament on Sept 10-12.
Balmorhea Bears JV and Varsity are playing in Tatum, N.M.
Good Luck To All the Bear's Teams!
Balmorhea ISD is having on Adult Computer Class every "B"
Day in the CCC Lab Room from 2:30 - 4:00pm. They are working
on Windows 95, MicroSoft Office and Internet access is
available. An evening class will start on Oct. 1, if there
is enough interest. For information contact Becky Byrd at
375-2223 8-4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Balmorhea Boy Scout Pack #92 had and excellent turnout for
their garage sale. They made over 250.00 to help pay for
scout badges, books, and supplies.
The Balmorhea Boxing Club is now taking applications for
boxers. Anyoneinterested can contact Mike Cade at 375-2529.
A reminder to everyone that the 23rd annual Oasis of West
Texas Labor Day Festival is this Sat the 5th of Sept here in
There will be lots of food, fun, and games for everyone.
The Citizens for Community Development submitted their
application for a city park on Aug. 30, to the Tx Parks and
Wildlife Dept. This is a 50/50 matching grant which they are
applying for. A copy of the application can be viewed at the
Balmorhea City Office. James Tarin, a student of Balmorhea
ISD, had his drawing selected to go on the cover sheet of
the application. The state has a six month review period on
this type of application. During this time, citizens will
attend review board meetings. One of which is with the
Permain Basin Regional Planning Committee in Midland.
The Citizens for Community Developemnt is also looking into
obtaining donations from various foundations in the area
which have money set aside for projects of this nature.
Through local fundraising the Citizens for Community
Developement have raised about $2,000 dollaars. The next
fundraiser planned is a Talent Show in February of 1999. The
Citizens for Community Development meet once a month with
the next meeting to be held on Sept. 28, at 6:30 p.m. at the
school. Anyone is welcome to attend. For more information
you can contact Karen Pogue at 375-2504 or Dr. Carl
Hoffmeyer at 375-2223.
Mac McKinnon, 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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