Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Friday, January 3, 2003
Rodriguez celebrates second birthday
Kiara Rae Rodriguez celebrated her second birthday on Dec. 28.
Her birthday is Jan. 1, 2000.
Theme for the special event was, "Dora the Explorer" and family and friends
were on hand to help with the celebration.
Kiara is the daughter of Kevin and Veronica Rodriguez.
Paternal grandparents are Juan Rodriguez and Irma Baeza.
Maternal grandparents are Elida and Lupe Mendoza.
Gamboa selected Employee of the Month
Anastacio Gamboa has been selected as the Employee of the Month for the
month of December at the Reeves County Detention Center.
Gamboa is a Unit Counselor at Reeves County Detention Center I.
He worked at the Automotive Proving Grounds for 25 years as a special
test assistant, before being hired at the facility.
Gamboa lists his hobbies as gardening, mechanical work and hanging around
He began his career with the Reeves County Detention Center on March 19,
1988 and was promoted on July 1, 1996, to his current rank of Unit Counselor.
As a veteran officer he has proven himself to be both extremely reliable
"His work ethics and attitude are of the highest quality level and he
is a prime example of the officers employed at the Reeves County Detention
Center," said RCDC Warden Rudy Franco.
Gamboa is dedicated to the operation of the Reeves County Detention Center.
"He accepts additional responsibilities and accomplishes all assigned tasks
in minimal time," said Franco. "Mr. Gamboa's attitude of self-motivation
and the ability to learn quickly have earned him this honor," he said.
Gamboa has stepped forward and can be relied upon by his supervisors to
assist them in any way possible, according to Franco.
"Gamboa has continuously executed his responsibilities in the highest
professional manner, and has always taken pride as a unit counselor of the
Reeves County Detention Center," said Franco.
The Reeves County Detention Center is proud to recognize Unit Counselor,
Anastacio Gamboa as Employee of the Month.
"His high standards, quality of work performance, and self-motivation
have earned him this honor," said Franco. "We wish him continued success
in his career with the Reeves County Detention Center," he said.
Free flowering trees available
Ten free flowering trees will be given to each person who joins The National
Arbor Day Foundation during January 2003.
The free trees are part of the nonprofit Foundation's Trees for America
The ten free trees are two White Flowering Dogwoods, two Flowering Crabapples,
two Goldenraintrees, two Washington Hawthorns, and two American Redbuds.
The trees will be shipped postpaid at the right time for planting between
Feb. 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 the Foundation's bimonthly publication,
Arbor Day, and the Tree Book with information about tree planting and care.
To become a member of the Foundation and to receive the free trees, send
a $10 contribution to Ten Free Flowering Trees, National Arbor Day Foundation,
100 Arebor Avenue, Nebraska City, NE 68410, by Jan. 31, 2003.
York M. "Smokey" Briggs, Publisher
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324 S. Cedar St., Pecos, TX 79772
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