Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Friday, January 31, 2003
Ramirez celebrates sixth birthday
Sydnie Erinn Ramirez celebrated her sixth birthday with a party held in
her honor at Pizza Pro.
There to help her celebrate were her brother Noah and sister Jaymie
along with family and friends.
Sydnie is the daughter of Kimberly Orona and the granddaughter of
Lupita Natividad and Ray and Elva Orona.
Great-grandparents are Ben and Ernestina Natividad, all of Pecos.
Valerio selected as Officer of theMonth
The Reeves County to announce that Veronica Valerio, of Fort Davis,
has been selected as Correctional Officer of the Month for January.
Valerio is a 1996 graduate of Balmorhea High School in Balmorhea
and enjoys listening to music, reading, traveling and spending time with her
son. She is a single parent and the proud mother of one son.
Officer Valerio plans to go back to school and study criminal law, to
further her career in law enforcement.
She began her employment with the Reeves County Detention Center
on Aug. 21, 2002 and was promoted to Correctional Officer II on Dec. 22,
2001. On July 6, 2002, Valerio advanced to Correctional Officer III.
Her willingness to accept additional responsibilities and her
determination to succeed has earned her this award, according to RCDC Warden
As a Correctional Officer, Valerio's primary responsibility is to
maintain security and control of the institution.
"She has continuously executed this responsibility in the highest
respect, and has always taken great pride in her position with the Reeves
County Detention Center," said Franco. "Officer Valerio has proven to be an
effective leader and mentor to all new staff assigned to the Custody Department,"
"Her understanding of all posts pertaining to custody has been
a tremendous asset in the training of new staff members," said Franco.
"Her dedication to the Reeves County Detention Center is outstanding," he said.
"It is a pleasure to be associated with an individual such as Officer
Valerio, who exhibits such professionalism," said Franco. "We wish her
continued success in her career with the Reeves County Detention Center," he said.
Car Wash Planned
A car wash is scheduled for Sat. Feb. 15, at the Pecos Fire Department Center
Station beginning at 9 a.m. The cost will be $10 for
cars, $12 for trucks and $15 for SUVs
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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