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LIBRARY HOURS: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9 a.m to noon
and 1 p.m. To 5 p.m.; Saturday from 9 a.m. To noon. Phone: 361-368-
STORYTIME: “Elephants” will be Mr. Kippy’s theme on Wed. Jan. 14, at
the Odem Public Library from 3:30 p.m. to 4:20 p.m.
STELLALUNA by Janell Cannon- After she falls headfirst into a bird’s
nest, a baby bat is raised like a bird until she is reunited with her mother.
(Easy on the AR list).
THE LOUISIANA PURCHASE BY Elizabeth D. Jaffe- Explains the events
that led Napoleon Bonaparte to sell the Louisiana Territory ane the diffi-
culties that Thomas Jefferson had in making hte purchase that doubled
the size of the United States. (Juvenile nonfiction).
ODD THOMAS by Dean R. Koontz-Travel with young Odd Thomas
through the shifting prisms of his world, through his small desert town as
ominous shadow gather and he struggles to avert a looming cataclysm
with the aid of his soul mate, Stormy Llewellyn, and an unlikely commu-
nity of allies that includes the King of Rock and Roll. Odd’s account of two
shattering days when past and present, fate and destiny converge is the
stuff of nightmares. (Adult nonfiction)
TRUTH OR DARE by Jayne Ann Krentz- When PI. Ethan Traux marries
his client, interior designer Zoe Luce, it was supposed to be a temporary
measure to ensure her safety. Once the danger was over, they found they
want to make it work for real, but now a new threat is growing and this
time it’s Zoe’s friend Arcadia who’s in danger. (Adult fiction)
THE HAVANA ROOM by Colin Harrison- Bill Wyeth had been a success-
ful real estate attorney, until, by chance, he lost everything. Unmoored
and alone, he drifts until he finds himself in an old-time Manhatten steak-
house. He meets Allison Sparks who controls access to the Havanna
Room, the restaurant’s private bar. What goes on there, he’s told is a
secret. What he learns is ...what goes on is deadly. (Adult nonfiction)
Special Ed Co-Op sponsors
parent training evening
The San Patricio County Special Education Co-ooperative of the
Odem-Edroy, Sinton and and Taft Independent School Districts, is
sponsoring a Parent Training Evening Thursday, Jan. 8 from 6 to 8:30
in the Reading Room of the administration building at 322 S. Archer in
There will be presentations by Project P.O.D.E.R., Yvette Hinojosa,
who will speak on How to Communicate with School Personnel and
The Transition Process; project D. O. C. C. will have parents of chil-
dren with disabilities presenting their children’s stories.
Refreshments will be served and childcare will be provided. There
will also be a drawing for door prizes.
For more information call 364-6804.
A&H Show Queen Contest
set for January 17
Free adult computer
Odem-Edroy ISD's Community
Technology Center is offering
free computer classes.
Classes meet twice a week for 3
weeks. The new class sched-
ule for 2004 is as follows:
January Session
(1-12 thru 1-29)
Class Days Time
Staff Place
Power Point MW
10-11:30a Soto JH
Power Point MW 6-
7:30p Martinez JH 10
Computer Basics TT 10-
11:30a Soto JH 10
Computer Basics TT 6-
7:30p Veliz JH 10
Call 368-9312 ext. 248 to regis-
ter for classes.
All classes are FREE!
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County Extension Agent
4-H & Youth
San Patricio County
Fourteen young ladies in San
Patricio and Aransas counties will
compete in the San Patricio and
Aransas Counties Ariculture &
Homemaker’s Show (A&H)
Queen’s Contest his year.
Contestants must be in high school
and be nominated by a 4-H, FFA,
or FCCLA Club within the two-
county area.
The girls will participate in an
initial interview with three judges
Friday evening before the contest.
On Saturday, the contestants will
model western attire and deliver a
three-minute speech. A different
set of three judges will evaluate the
speech and stage presence, with
the combined scores tallied to
determine the top five finalists.
Previous scores will then be
Gladys Lucille Bandy
Gladys Lucille Bandy, 96, died Sunday, Jan. 4, 2004.
She was born in Winters, Texas, on Nov. 5, 1907, to Hugh and Martha
McCord. She was married to John Tom Bandy on Aug. 26, 1927, and
retired as agent/telegrapher with Missouri Pacific Railroad in 1971.
Mrs. Bandy had been the oldest living member of the First Baptist
Church of Odem and was a member of the Gleaners Sunday School
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and sisters,
Vada Doughty, Sally Santangelo and Erma Traweek; and brothers Maj.
Joseph McCord, U. S. Army, ret. , Everett McCord and Arley McCord.
Funeral services were held at 2 p m. Tuesday at the First Baptist
Church in Odem with Rev. Chuck Smith officiating. Interment was in
Evergeen Cemetery in Odem.
Mrs. Bandy is survived by her nieces, Sally Owens of Conroe, Maxine
Barnes of Duluth, Georgia, Ginger McCord of Pasadena and Elouise
Paquin of Spring; her nephews, Thomas McCord of San Antonio, A. J.
McCord of Pasadena and Billy Doughty of Little Rock, Arkansas and her
sister-in-law, Coy McCord of San Antonio.
a question from a hat. From these,
the judges will score the finalists to
determine who will be crowned the
2004 A&H Show Queen as well as
the firstthrough fourth runners up.
One of the contestants will be
named Miss Congeniality as deter-
mined by her peers. Each contes-
tant will have the opportunity to
vote for a fellow contestant for this
They will be very busy the week
after the contest. They will be
required to help through out the
A&H Show by awarding ribbons in
the area during the livestock show
and by helping buyers during the
auction on Saturday.
The public is encouraged to
attend and support these contes-
tants at the Queen’s Contest
Saturday, Jan. 17 at 6 p.m. at the
Sinton High School Auditorium.
Loretta B. Pugh
Loretta B. Pugh, 83, of Houston died Saturday, Jan. 3, 2004.
Born in Odem, she had worked for Shell Oil Corporation for 31 years.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Houston.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, N. C. Pugh and
a grandson, Steven Tucker.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Jan. 6, at Forest Park
Westheimer Funeral Chapel with interment in Forest Park Westheimer
Cemetery in Houston.
Mrs. Pugh is survived by her daughter, Glenda Tucker and husband
Tommy; son, Gary Pugh and Dena Wilson; sister, Natalie Lane; one
brother Edward Hanshaw and his wife Frances; four grandchildren and
three great-grandchildren.
Appraisal district elects board
Elected to places on the San Patricio County Appraisal District board
of directors recently were Larry Baker Jr., D. W. Diegel, Jose M. Garza,
Doil Kellar, Thelma Kelley, Jimmie Morgan and E. C Pustejovsky.
These members will serve for the 2004-05 tehn.
A&H Show
Jan. 12
The A&H Show meeting will be
held at 7 p.m. Jan. 12 in the coun-
ty homemaking building on the
showgrounds in sinton.
This will be the final meeting
before the A&H Show opening on
Wed. Jan. 21. this is a meeting
and anyone wishing to attend is
Need An AD Call Us At 364-1270
San Pedro
to meet
The San Pedro Cemetery
Association will meet Sunday
Jan 11, 2004, at 2:30 p.m. in
the Sacred Heart CCD
Members will have an
opportunity to begin paying:
their dues at this time.
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Jubilee Celebration 2004
Heart-Warming Gospel Music
Soul-Stirring Testimonies
Side-Splitting Comedy
The Cherry Family Lulabell The Calvary Singers
January 16, 2004 - 7:00 p.m.
First Baptist Church
307 Turner - Odem, Texas
If you’ve outgrown
your bank’s
maybe it’s time
you graduated
to one with better
We want to help small businesses reach their economic
and commercial goals. Our resources and experience
allow us to provide small businesses with the financial
support and attention necessary for lasting growth and
If you’re a small business owner, our knowledgeable staff
can assist you in understanding and making the most of
our affordable products and services, like competitive
loans, lines of credit and sensible retirement accounts.
We also offer convenient hours, 2 locations and a
commitment to fast, friendly, helpful service.
So visit us today and start giving your small business
room to mature.
Two Locations For Your Convenience
Callicoatte & Leopard (Northwest Corpus Christi)
Bank of Odem%;
Member F.D.I.C. I
Member F.D.I.C.
Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. • 6 p.m.
Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
P.O. Box 726 • 361/368-2651
Odem, Texas

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