Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Monday, March 8, 1999
Laurence enters delayed program
Houghton D. Laurence has joined the United States Army under
the Delayed Entry Program at the U.S. Army Recruiting
Station in Odessa.
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 specialty.
Laurence will report to Fort Knox, Ky., for basic training
He is the son of Paul D. Laurence and Pamela A. Laurence,
both of Pecos.
English offered at center
English as a Second Language classes are still being held at
Carver Center on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 6-8:30 p.m.
Remember, in other towns they charge to take the class, but
in Pecos there is no fee.
The class is offered through Odessa College and is free of
For more information go to the Carver Center at 600 E. 12th
Street or call 915-445-3814, Tuesdays through Wednesdays,
6-8:30 p.m. and ask for Lois Muro or Instructor Alonzo
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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