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Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Wednesday, August 1, 2001
Robertson, Hamilton plan August wedding in Euless
Len and Susan Robertson of Arlington announce the engagement of their daughter,
Lindsay Marie Robertson of Arlington, to Matthew Thomas Hamilton of Abilene.
He is the son of Chuck and Martha Hamilton of Midland and his grandparents
are Jack and Willie Hamilton of Pecos.
The couple to marry Aug. 18, at First Baptist Church in Euless.
Moabed named area engineer for TxDOT
Mohammad Moabed, the New Mexico Department of Transportation's head engineer
in Roswell since May 1997, has been named as the new Fort Stockton-Pecos
Area Engineer and assumed those duties today, according to Lauren D. Garduno,
District Engineer for the Texas Department of Transportation's Odessa District.
In Moabed's new job, he will oversee highway construction and maintenance
in Pecos, Reeves and Terrell counties _ which covers 9,758 square miles
with over 3,189 lane-miles of highway. He succeeds Paul Hoelscher, who
transferred to Abilene as district construction engineer after four years
at Fort Stockton.
Jerry McGuairt, a 36-year veteran of the Fort Stockton Area office,
has been acting manager since Hoelscher's departure.
Moabed, a 15-year New Mexico highway department veteran, earned a civil
engineering degree from New Mexico State University at Las Cruces in 1980.
He began his career in Santa Fe, where he was an engineer intern in
that district office before transferring to Roswell in 1982. He became
Roswell's city engineer in 1987 and went to Cathedral City, Calif., in
1990 as its city engineer. He returned to New Mexico Department of Transportation
in 1993 as technical support engineer and became the state's maintenance
engineer in 1995, before returning to Roswell in 1997.
He and his wife, Christina, are parents of two children: daughter, Parisa,
23, and son, Pouyan, 21. Both are attending New Mexico State University.
Nursing graduation ceremony set
Odessa College's Vocational Nursing Program, Monahans extension, will hold
its graduation ceremony at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 3, at Deadrick Auditorium
on the OC campus.
A reception will follow in the recital hall of the Jack Rodgers Fine
For more information, contact Monahans Vocational Nursing Program chair
Geneo Roberts at 943-5368.
York M. "Smokey" Briggs, Publisher
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324 S. Cedar St., Pecos, TX 79772
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