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Tuesday, February 18, 2003  

Cano celebrates third birthday

Esmerlda Cano celebrated her third birthday with her brothers, Christopher Carrillo and Pedro Cano and her sisters, Maria and Gaby Cano, along with friends and family to help her celebrate.

Theme for the special event was Scooby-Do.

Esmerlda received many gifts and one of her favorite gifts was a bicycle given to her by her Nana, Laura Gonzales.

She is the daughter of Crissy Cano.

Maternal grandparents are Linda and Calis Lopez and Raul and Dolores Reyes.

Paternal grandparents are Laura and Gilbert Gonzales.

Carrillo named Officer of the Month

The Reeves County Detention Center is proud to announce that Officer Gilbert Carrillo has been selected as Correctional Officer of the Month for February.

Carrillo attended Messey Business College in Houston, receiving a degree in drafting.

His past employment experience includes working as a Code Welder, Superintendent for Area Tanks in Odessa, and vice president of Kode Liners and Tanks in Odessa.

Carrillo is a member of the Mason Organization in Irving, and a member of the Evening Optimist Club in Pecos.

His hobbies ire playing golf and watching all types of sports.

Carrillo is married to Mary Carrillo of Toyah and the couple are the proud parents of three children, Ramon, Robert and Roy and five grandchildren.

Officer Carrillo began his employment with the Reeves County Detention Center on Feb. 19, 2002, and will be promoted to Correctional Officer II this month following his one year anniversary.

"Officer Carrillo's willingness to accept additional responsibilities and his determination to succeed has earned him this award," said RCDC Warden Rudy Franco.

As a Correctional Officer, Carrillo's primary responsibility is to maintain security and control of the institution.

"Mr. Carrillo has continuously executed this responsibility in the highest respect, and has always taken great pride in his position with the Reeves County Detention Center," said Franco. "He has proven to be an effective leader and mentor to all new staff assigned to the Custody Department," he said.

"His understanding of all posts pertaining to custody has been a tremendous asset in the training of new staff members," said Franco. "His dedication to the Reeves County Detention Center is outstanding," he said.

"It is a pleasure to be associated with an individual such as Officer Carrillo, who exhibits such professionalism," said Franco. "We wish him continued success in his career with the Reeves County Detention Center," he said.OFFICER GILBERT CARRILLO

Dance to collect trip funds set

A Three D.J. Dance is scheduled from 8 p.m. until 2 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Riverside Ballroom.

The dance will feature three different D.J.'s, including two from Odessa and Ricky Barreno of Pecos. A cover charge of $5 will be assessed.

The dance is being held as a fundraiser for the Pecos High School senior trip, scheduled for after graduation.

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