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Odessa American (Newspaper) - January 10, 1998, Odessa, TexasOdessa american saturday january 10, 1998 3a� ice from 1a % where a Community dinner was being served another announced he had kerosene available. A couple from the Countryside East of Montreal offered a warm House for people needing a place to stay. At la tour Belvedere hotel in downtown Montreal John corneal and his Fiancee Annie Montminy huddled in a hallway a the Only place in the building with Light a to eat a dinner of chips and soda. A we wanted to get stuff for sandwiches but there is no bread around a said Comeau from Lennoxville about 80 Miles East of Montreal Quot there a no running water hundreds of Montreal residents abandoned their Homes to take shelter at Community centers and schools with generators. A a it a a disaster Quot said Colette Fontaine who was staying at a makeshift shelter in Montreal a Robert Bourassa Lve lived All Over Canada and its the worst ice storm i be Ever Francine Allaire cooked on a Barbecue in her garage South of Ottawa to use up Freezer food that otherwise would thaw. Pete Nooyen a Dairy Farmer Southeast of Ottawa shared a Generator with a hog farming neighbor to ensure their animals were cared for. Linda Ford packed up her two children to wait out the weather at a friends heated Home a its just Plain cold. You can to do anything but sit there and freeze a she told the Canadian press from Osgoode 20 Miles. South of it was fun for a Little while but its just not fun the insurance Bureau of Canada predicted that damage claims could top $350 million which would make it the costliest natural disaster Ever in Canada. Airports in Montreal and Ottawa the capital were closed Friday. The National Railroad via rail halted All service Between Toronto and Quebec City. About 3 inches of freezing rain fell on the Montreal area Friday adding to the already thick ice coating tree branches. Uprooted Trees and snapped off branches littered Rural forests and City Parks alike. In the Countryside outside Montreal heavy ice stripped some Trees of All of their branches which Lay in heavy piles at the base of the trunks. Dozens of Power transmission lines have collapsed under the weight of ice and the provincial Power company said repair Crews were pessimistic about the Pace of their work. A instead of taking three to five Days its going to take five to seven Days Quot said Diane Viau a spokeswoman for Hydro Quebec. A a we re looking at a variety of ways to accelerate our work but i can t say when exactly the situation is going to the storm began late monday dumping freezing rain across a Swath stretching from Ottawa to the maritime provinces. The government deployed More than 4,000 soldiers in the stricken areas to help with Relief efforts and to Clear away fallen branches. Five soldiers were injured Early Friday when a truck smashed into a military Convoy Between Montreal and Quebec City. In Quebec nearly 3 million people a 40 percent of the population a were without Power. In Eastern Ontario officials said More than 100,000 Homes and businesses had lost electricity and More than 20,000 Homes were powerless in the maritime. Many people in blacked out Homes stayed put keeping warm with fires or portable Heaters. But must aha Dahmani said he was considering moving from his Montreal Home to a shelter. A a it a very bad Quot said the 51-year-old Retiree a a we sleep about three hours or four hours a night. We re very tired a most Montreal hotels were booked solid As residents without heat in their Homes sought warmth. Many hotels offered discounts to local customers several businesses throughout the Region obeyed authorities pleas to give workers time off in order to keep the roads Clear. Some employees who did work brought their children with them because most schools were closed. As the blackout lengthened with no Swift end in sight stores with emergency supplies reported that stocks were vanishing. Candles fuel and portable stoves were hard to find in some areas. Gary Marshall braved the 19-mile drive from Chateauguay to Montreal in search of fuel Wicks and instructions for two camping lanterns he a never used. A a we re out of everything and even to find candles 1 had to look Here and there a Marshall said. Dave Phillips a Federal government climatologist said the ice storm was without precedent in Canada. A a it a like a Monsoon a he said. A like the rest of the world we re beginning to see in Canada that Al Nino has a miserable Side a Rodeo life can be painful Mobile Medicine system helps riders get Back in the Saddle by Carmel Perez Snyder Odessa american the Rowdy volatile events make Rodeo a popular sport with spectators looking for excitement a but athletes face the real possibility of injury every time they enter the Arena. Most Rodeo athletes know its not a matter of if they get injured but when and How badly. A you take All of them injuries seriously a said Adam Carillo a professional Bull rider competing in the 65th annual Stock show and Rodeo in Odessa. Often professional athletes Overlook minor pains and strains to finish the Competition risking further injury. But a sports Medicine program sponsored by Justin Boot co. Is helping cowgirls and cowboys. Sheridan Melson an athletic Trainer volunteering at the san Hills Rodeo said the Mobile medical program is a necessity for the athletes. A the High risk of the events and the level of competitors that we have at this Rodeo especially increases the need a Melson said. The Justin sport Medicine program was started 16 years by or. J. Pat Evans an orthopaedic surgeon and Don Andrews an athletic Trainer. Both recognized the unique demands place on Rodeo athletes and set up the Mobile sports Medicine system. A a Rodeo cowboys Are the Best patients to work with a Andrews said in a news release. A we know they want to get Back into Competition. We understand them they understand us. We share similar goals and that a Why its so easy to work with Justin based in fort Worth began sponsoring the program in 1980. The company sends two Mobile centers to More than 125 rodeos each year and operates permanent facilities in Mesquite and Guthrie okla. The san Hills program is staffed by area Volunteer athletic trainers and doctors. Melson head Trainer at Odessa College works with two doctors and 11 other College High school and clinical trainers from Odessa Lubbock big Spring Alpine and Midland at the Rodeo. The Volunteer staff members Are called Justin healers. The program is not available at All rodeos but athletes say they appreciate the assistance. A the medical attention is great we re getting the Best sports medical therapy people Here a said Gilbert Carillo Adam s twin brother and also a professional Bull rider. Rodeo athletes done to like pain they just know its a part of the Job Gilbert Carillo said. The athletes Are not guaranteed a paycheck and because they must win to get paid Many often compete when in pain. A if i Ever Felt Good when i woke up id go the Hospital a said Rick Young who a been a Rodeo bullfighter and Clown for 35 years. The program has expanded and now operates the North american sports Medicine referral system which links doctors and specialists from around the country providing a Way for Rodeo athletes to receive Quality medical care at any one of the 800 professional Rodeo Cowboy association rodeos. Now $37, leg. $49 i bused on 24&Quot x to Quot size save on 3 Day blinds own Pear sized designer textured 2&Quot Ultima pc blinds in Scottsdale amp Lahaina Linen styles each available in 4 colors. Valance included. Must present Coupon at time of Purchase. Not valid with any other offer. Coupon expires 1/29/%. Code #8ann Talent from 1a team turned out to be a shining Success. native Jim Sharp a one of the teams founding members a landed National honors in Bull rid ing Only two years after the program started. The program produced a National championship menus team in 1989, five years after it started. That same year the late Shawn Mcmullan earned National championships in calf roping and to Murray won National titles for Saddle Brone Riding Bull Riding and All around Cowboy. Murray also won the professional Rodeo cowboys associations All around championship in 1989. Watkins a professional Bull rider for 14 years before giving up the sport in 1982, knows first hand the thrill of being a Rodeo athlete. A a it a a Challenge. A Rush a he said. Coaching Rodeo stars presents challenges As Well. A i find coaching exciting but it scares me More a he joked explaining he worries about his students being injured. A whenever my Guys compete in a just excited and tense. Just like a Watkins attended this years events at the 65th annual san Hills Stock show and Rodeo to watch students Dustin Murray a bareback rider and Josh Jameson a Bull rider compete. He also caught the performances of former students to Murray Bull riders Adam and Gilbert Carillo and steer wrestler Lynn Churchill. The thrill of creating champions motivates Watkins whose two sons Todd and to and daughter Jamie Daniels have won state recognition for their Rodeo skills. A i like to make winners they get bucked off and i love seeing them get up. I love seeing that desire to overcome Watkins also must keep a watchful Eye on High school Rodeo programs to recruit the Best athletes to the College. A it always comes Down to Money a he said. A these students Are going to go where they can get the Best of has about $26,000 of scholarship Money available to lure Rodeo athletes to the school. Since it costs about $4,000 per year to attend the College the fund could use some extra Cash Watkins said. A we sure need to grow in that the future looks very Bright for the team which includes 32 men and women members he said. The of Rodeo program is expected to go through a major growth spurt next year due to the donation of a 120-acre ranch to the College. Herbert Graham a local rancher and chief executive officer of Graham Brothers entertainment inc., announced the donation of the ranch and facilities including 450 horse stalls to of in december. The former West Texas stud farm is on state Highway 158 East of Gardendale. The contribution is expected to double the size of oct a Rodeo and agricultural programs Watkins a Junior High teacher for nearly 29 years plans to devote himself to the Rodeo program full time next year. �?o1 think with our program growing like it is its going to require All my but the recipe for Success is still the same. 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He also becomes the first Cowboy to win More than $200,000 in a season setting a orca record with $246,170 in earnings. 1995 Jerome Davis wins the world Bull Riding championship. Bull rider Adam Carillo ranks no. 4 in the world. His twin brother Gilbert. Is also a top ranked Bull rider. 1996 Ben Duggar wins the Nira Bull Riding championship. Sans Abelt Slacks select group great value on first Quality dress Slacks Reg. 55.00 daycare owner Susan Black of Nepean Ontario watches children from left Beckey Black 16, Robert Dawson 9, Justin Marquis 3, Andrew Marquis 11, and Paul Black 11, As they roast hot dogs in a Wood stove thursday. Some residents in the area have been without Power for two Days. A photo

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