Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Thursday, March 21, 2002
Happy 11th Birthday to Brittany Nicole Esparza
Happy Birthday to Jonathan Dominguez
Happy Birthday to Prescilla Lara
Happy Birthday to Michael Ontiveros
Happy Birthday to Ernest Pargas Jr.
Belated Happy Birthday to Jose Silva Jr.
Belated Happy Birthday to Josie Valeriano
Harrison named Officer of Month
Officer Timothy Harrison has been selected as Correctional Officer of
the Month at the Reeves County Detention Center I for the month of February.
He is the son of Rhonda Wade of Pecos, a 2000 graduate of Pecos High School
and a life-long resident of Pecos.
His hobbies include traveling, reading, and "just hanging out at home."
Harrison was recently selected as a team member on the Disturbance Control
He began his employment with Reeves County Detention Center on June 4,
and is also currently attending the Police Academy in Pecos and plans to
one day work for the Department of Public Safety or join a Federal Agency,
like the Marshal Services.
Harrison has also attended Odessa College and is working on obtaining
a degree in Criminal Justice.
"He has worked all pertinent posts and is dedicated to the operation of
the Reeves County Detention Center," said RCDC Warden Rudy Franco. "Officer
Harrison willingly accepts additional responsibilities and accomplishes all
assigned tasks in minimal time with exceptional results," he said.
As a Correctional Officer, his primary responsibility is to maintain security
and control of the institution.
"He has continually executed this responsibility in the highest manner
and always takes pride in his job as a correctional officer at Reeves County
Detention Center," said Franco.
The Reeves County Detention Center is proud to recognize Officer Harrison
as Correctional Officer of the Month.
"His high standards, quality of work performance, and self-motivation
have earned him this honor," said Franco. "It is a pleasure to be associated
with an individual such as Officer Harrison, who exhibits such professionalism,"
"We wish him continued success in his career with the Reeves County Detention
Center," said Franco.
Free White Flowering Dogwood Trees available
Ten free white flowering dogwood trees will be given to each person who
joins The National Arbor Day Foundation during March 2002.
The free trees are part of the nonprofit Foundation's Trees for America
The trees will be shipped postpaid at the right time for planting between
March 1 and May 31 with enclosed planting instructions. The six to 12 inch
trees are guaranteed to grow or they will be replaced free of charge.
Members also receive a subscription to Arbor Day, the Foundation's monthly
publication, and The Tree Book with information about tree planting and care.
To become a member of the Foundation and receive the free trees, send
a $10 contribution to Ten Free Dogwood Trees, National Arbor Day Foundation,
100 Arbor Avenue, Nebraska City, NE 68410, by March 31.
York M. "Smokey" Briggs, Publisher
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324 S. Cedar St., Pecos, TX 79772
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