Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Thursday, June 13, 2002
Golden Girl Nominee
Dena Marie Dutchover is the 17-year-old daughter of Ronnie and Jimmy Dutchover.
She is being sponsored by the Carrasco Law Firm and Colt Chevrolet.
Miss Dutchover was named to Who's Who Among American High School Students;
is a member of the National Honor Society; All District Golf Team (2000-2002);
won the Most Outstanding Newcomer in cheerleading (1999-2000); 110% Cheerleading
Award (2000-2001) and Best Dancer Award (2001-2002).
She was a member of the Junior Varsity Cheerleading squad (1999-2000);
Varsity Cheerleader (2000-2002) and Lady Eagle Golfer (1999-2002).
Following high school graduation she plans to attend a university in the
state and later attend law school and become a successful lawyer.
Miss Dutchover enjoys hanging out with family and friends, cheering, playing
golf, dancing, and working hard to fulfill her goals in life.
She has worked at the Reeves County Teacher's Credit Union, volunteers
for Meals on Wheels, for Knight of Columbus Annual golf tournaments and for
Keep Pecos Beautiful.
"I believe in setting goals and working hard to accomplish them," said
Miss Dutchover. I feel in my heart my family and education come first. My
best friends are my parents because they have always been there for me and
supported me," she said.
Officer Abila selected as officer of the month
Officer Amy Abila has been selected as Correctional Officer of the Month
for the Month of June at the Reeves County Detention Center I.
Officer Abila has been living in Pecos all her life and she has four children,
twins, Christopher and Irran, who are six years old, four-year-old John and
Brenda, who is 16.
Her hobbies include reading and devoting her time to her children.
Abila's work experience at the institution includes working Control, Activity
Officer, Lobby, and in the Special Housing Unit.
She began her employment with the RCDC on Aug. 21, 2001 and was promoted
on Feb. 2, 2002, to Correctional Officer II.
Officer Abila is dedicated to the operation of the Reeves County Detention
Center. She willingly accepts additional responsibilities and accomplishes
all assigned tasks in minimal time with exceptional results, according to
RCDC Warden Rudy Franco.
As a Correctional Officer, her primary responsibility is to maintain security
and control of the institution. Officer Abila has continuously executed this
responsibility in the highest manner and always takes pride in her job as
a correctional officer at RCDC.
Her future plans are to continue her career at the Detention center and
to someday hold the position as Captain.
The Reeves County Detention Center is proud to recognize Officer Abila
as Correctional Officer of the Month.
"Her high standards, quality of work performance, and self-motivation
have earned her this honor. It is a pleasure to be associated with an individual
such as Officer Abila who exhibits such professionalism," said Franco. "We
wish her continued success in her career with the Reeves County Detention
Center," he said.
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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