Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Monday, January 11, 1999
Machuca has fifth birthday
Dora Monique Machuca celebrated her third birthday on Jan. 5
with family and friends.
Also helping her celebrate was her older sister, Sierra
Dora is the daughter of Bruce and Nieves Machuca.
Maternal grandparents are George and Yolanda Martinez.
Paternal grandparents are Salvador Machuca Jr. and the late
Dora C. Machuca, all of Pecos.
Natividad completes training
Army Spec. Ismael B. Natividad has graduated from One
Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Knox, Ky. The training
included basic military training and advanced individual
The first eight weeks of initial entry training (IET)
included basic combat training, drill and ceremonies,
weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military
justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history and
During AIT, the soldier was trained as an armor crewman to
serve in tank units and conduct defensive and offensive
combat operations. The trainee was instructed to operate,
service and maintain armor tracked and wheeled vehicles,
load and fire tank weapon systems, perform ammunition
handling and supply duties, and assist in target detection
Natividad is the son of Ruben and Margarita Natividad of
He is a 1992 graduate of Pecos High School, and a 1998
graduate of the University of Texas, Austin.
OC schedules weekend college
People interested in attending any of the six sessions of
Odessa College's weekend classes this spring may enroll
during spring registration Jan. 12-14 or late registration
Additional registration times for Weekend College Session B
will be Jan. 27-28 from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. and Jan. 29 from 8:30
a.m. until 4 p.m. Session D additional registration will be
Mar. 17-18 from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. and Mar. 19 from 8:30 a.m.-4
In Weekend College, courses parallel those offered in the
regular term except that they are compressed into a shorter
time span. Full academic recognition is given these courses,
and the time spent and the credit earned is equivalent to
that of a regular session.
Classes offered will be Survey of British Literature II, US
History from 1877, Applied Psychology, Public Speaking, CLA
Review, Introduction to Psychology, Intro to Computer
Systems, Basic Computer-Aided Drafing and Conversational
Students should consult the 1999 Odessa College Spring
Schedule of Credit Classes for exact dates and times of
classes and courses offerings in each session.
New students - those who have never attended Odessa College
including transfer students from other colleges and
universities - must contact the admissions office in the
Student Union Building, Room 107, or at 915-335-6432 before
registering. They should bring an official transcript of the
schools previously attended, and Texas-resident students
must provide documentation of Texas residency for the 12
months prior to enrollment to avoid paying the non-resident
York M. "Smokey" Briggs, Publisher
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