Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Monday, March 20, 2000
Study Club plans meeting
The Modern Study Club will meet at 3:30 p.m., on Wednesday, March 22, at
the Calvary Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, for a Texas Heritage Department
Program with Laura Teal, department chairman in charge.
Mrs. Teal will present the program, "Sam Houston _ Senator, Soldier,
The thought-quote for the meeting is, "Of all my positions and stations
in life, the one that gave me a higher feeling of dignity and self-satisfaction
than any other was teaching school." Sam Houston.
Roll call is to be answered by naming a job or position held by Sam
The bi-monthly project emphasis for this meeting is the club's participation
in Special Olympics.
Doris Moorman and Gretchen Luna will serve as hostesses for the gathering.
Club members, and also anyone in the community, interested in the club
project concerning donations to the U.T.M.D. Anderson Cancer Research in
Houston are reminded to get them in soon. The items can be packed as they
come in so the job will be easier at the shipment deadline in early April.
Oden selected as employee of month
Patricia Oden is the recipient of the Employee of the Month award for January,
at the Reeves County Detention Center.
Oden has been a correctional officer since May 4, 1998, and recently
promoted to the position of Captain's Secretary.
During this rating period, Oden has proved to be a loyal, dependable
and trustworthy employee, according to RCDC Warden Rudy Franco.
"Patricia has outstanding clerical office knowledge and experience,
she is an asset to the daily operation of the custody department," said
Franco. "She works extremely well with all departments," he said.
Oden is the proud mother of two children.
"We recognize Ms. Oden as an outstanding employee, her unique contribution
and performance within the institution makes her deserving of this award,"
"We are very proud of Patricia and wish her continued success in her
career with the Reeves County Detention Center," he said.
York M. "Smokey" Briggs, Publisher
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