Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Thursday, March 18, 1999
Chavez joins U.S. Air Force
Jacob Chavez, son of Joe and Isabel Chavez of Pecos, entered
active duty in the U.S. Air Force on March 10, according to
SSgt. Escobedo, Air Force Recruiter.
Chavez is a graduate of Pecos High School. Upon successfully
completing the Air Force's six week basic military training
at Lackland Air Force Base, near San Antonio, he is
scheduled to receive technical training in the security
In conjunction with the vocational skill, he will be earning
college credits towards an Associate Degree through the
Community College of the Air Force while attending Basic and
other Air Force technical training schools.
Nabarrette named officer of month
Roberto Nabarrette has been selected as Correctional Officer
of the Month for March.
Nabarrette has been employed at the Reeves County Detention
Center since August 16, 1986. He began as correctional
officer and later was promoted to booking officer.
He is married to Mary Nabarrette.
"He has proven to be a self-motivated person and a great
asset to the booking department and the institution," said
RCDC Warden Rudy Franco. "He is an employee who is dedicated
to the philosophy of the Reeves County Detention Center and
can be depended upon to accept and perform his booking
assignment, regardless of the day or time of the
assignment," he said.
Nabarrette is very well adjusted and has maintained an
Exemplary Performance Record since his arrival at the Reeves
County Detention Center.
"It is a distinct pleasure to be associated with an
individual such as Nabarrette who displays high moral and
personal standards," said Franco.
"I would like to take this opportunity to wish Mr.
Nabarrette continued success in his career with the Reeves
County Detention Center," he said.
Odessa College to host rodeo competition
More than 400 of the nation's top college athletes from 15
colleges and universities will compete in the National
Intercollegiate Rodeo Association Southwest Regional Rodeo,
hosted by Odessa College Thursday, March 25, through
Saturday, March 27.
Events start at 7:30 p.m. nightly at the covered arena
behind the Ector County Coliseum.
One of the most respected and successful programs in the
country, OC rodeo is known for producing world-class
professional cowboys, such as Jim Sharp, Ty Murray, the late
Shawn McMullan, Jerome Davis and brothers Adam and Gilbert
Rodeo events during the three nights of competition will
include steer wrestling, calf roping, saddle bronc riding,
breakaway roping, goat tying, barrel racing and team roping.
There will be a boot scramble each night for children 12 and
under. Prizes will be awarded to winners each night.
Tickets are on sale at Luskey's wester stores in Odessa and
Midland and Woods Boots in Odessa. Also, they will be
available at the rodeo starting at 6 p.m. nightly.
Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for children and 12 and under
and adults over 55, and free with OC ID. Proceeds benefit OC
Deacon Jones will appear again this years as the rodeo
clown-bullfighter. He will be assisted by Rusty Rodriguez.
York M. "Smokey" Briggs, Publisher
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