Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Thursday, November 8, 2001
Matta celebrates second birthday
Hope Marie Matta, of El Paso, celebrated her second birthday recently
with a party held in her honor at her parent's home.
Theme for the special event was "Winnie the Pooh."
Relatives and friends from El Paso, Pecos, San Angelo and California were
on hand for the celebration.
Baked chicken with all the trimmings was served, along with punch and
soft drinks. A delicious "Winnie the Pooh" cake was also served with ice
A "Winnie the Pooh" piñata was a gift from her godparents, John
and Rita Moreno, of El Paso.
She received many gifts including, lovely clothes and toys. One of her
favorite gifts was "Lizzie the bilingual doll" given to her by her cousin
Leslie Jane Rodriguez of Pecos.
Hope Marie is the daughter of Jaime E. and Lorrie Matta of El Paso and
he granddaughter of Juanita Matta and the late Pablo Matta of Pecos and the
late Jesus and Carmen Rodriguez of El Paso.
Bake sale set to benefit scholarship fund
A fund-raiser bake sale will be held by The Modern Study Club beginning
at 9 a.m., Friday, Nov. 9, in the lobby of Security State Bank.
Proceeds will benefit The Modern Study Club Pecos High School Senior Scholarship
for 2001 and other projects.
Some of the organization's other projects include maintenance of the West
of the Pecos Museum Bridal Suite, Christmas Gifts for all Pecos Nursing Home
residents, Toys for Tots and contributions to the West of the Pecos Museum,
M.D. Anderson Cancer Research Center, Reeves County Library, the Western
District Alma Van Sickle Scholarship, the state Texas Federation of Women's
Clubs Scholarships, Operation Smile for Children, and Special Olympics.
The Modern Study Club would appreciate your support. Come early for the
best selection from an array of home-cooked goodies.
Cordova selected officer of the month
Mr. Efren Cordova has been selected as Correctional Officer of the Month
at RCDC II for November 2001. Mr. Cordova has been employed at the Reeves
County Detention Center since February 8, 1999. He is the proud father of
Officer Cordova is a member of the Transportation Crew and has demonstrated
and maintained high standards in his work ethics and contributions to the
mission of the Reeves County Detention Center. Whenever not assigned to Transportation,
and assuming other custodial posts, he is always willing to assist wherever
Efren has willingly accepted additional responsibilities, cheerfully accomplishing
his work in minimal time with excellent effects. Officer Cordova's performance
during the period covered by this recommendation has been outstanding in
all areas. Officer Cordova has been assigned to all pertinent custodial posts,
and has performed these duties with outstanding standards of excellence.
Officer Cordova's high standards, quality of work performance, and self-motivation
makes him an asset to the Reeves County Detention Center.
I would like to wish Mr. Cordova continued success in his career with
the Reeves County Detention Center. It is a pleasure to be associated with
an individual such as Efren who displays such professional.
Navy officer deployed
Jason C., the 22-year-old son of Pecos residents, is currently deployed
on the aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) in support of Operation Enduring
Kitty Hawk is homeported in Yokosuka, Japan. The Navy petty officer third
class is a pay clerk who ensures the accuracy of the crew's pay and resolves
Jason is a three-year Navy veteran and a 1997 graduate of Pecos High School.
(Due to security concerns, the last names of service members and identities
of their relatives are not being released).
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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