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Wednesday, September 1, 1999

Harrison, Pittman exchange wedding vows

Miss Christina Ruth Harrison and Mr. James Christopher Pittman were united in marriage on Saturday, Aug. 28, at 7 p.m., at University Christian Church in Fort Worth. The double ring ceremony was officiated by the Reverend Bill Pennington, with music provided by the University Christian Church Handbell Choir; Mrs. Betty Boles, organist; Dr. Steven Gray, soloist; and Mr. Larry Harrison, trumpeter. A reception followed at River Crest Country Club, with music provided by The Pictures. On the eve of the wedding, a rehearsal dinner was hosted by the groom's parents at The Fort Worth Club.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ewell McKnight of Fort Davis and Mr. and Mrs. Michael Anderson Harrison of Pecos and Midland, and the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Garland Gray of Cleburne, and Mrs. William Oliver Harrison and the late Dr. William Oliver Harrison of Corpus Christi.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. H.M. Pittman, Jr. of Waco, and Mrs. Newell Eugene Powell and the late Mr. Newell Eugene Powell of Henderson.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a gown of white silk designed by Amsale. She carried a bouquet of white roses and Stephanotis. The bridesmaids wore white silk gowns designed by Vera Wang, and carried bouquets of roses of white and various shades of pink.

Mrs. Tera Burkholder King of Fort Stockton, was matron of honor. Miss Tiffani Burkholder of Houston served as maid of honor. The bridesmaids were Mrs. Kristen Vidal Fisher of Austin; Mrs. Penny Stafford Harrison of Fort Worth; Miss Sarah Scarborough Haworth of Fort Worth; Mrs. Alyssa Spiegel Lange of Fort Worth; Miss Katherine Elizabeth Pierce of San Francisco, and Miss Priscilla Diane Pittman of Waco.

The flower girl was Miss Hannah Lenore Harrison of Corpus Christi. Serving in the house party were Mrs. Paige Patterson Comparato of Lawrence, Kansas; Miss Heather Rene Harris of Austin; Mrs. Marisa Srpoul Jarratt of Dallas; Mrs. Stacy Tate McWilliams of Houston and Miss Courtney Rae Stroup of Houston.

Mr. John Meighan Little of Arlington, Virginia, served as best man. The groomsmen were Mr. Ross Pryor Barrett of New York City; Mr. Michael Anderson Harrison, Jr. of Fort Worth; Mr. Steven Gray Harrison of Corpus Christi; Mr. Thomas Andrew Nesbittof Austin; Mr. Ryan Mark Reynolds of Dallas; Mr. Brian Andrew Wells of Edina, Minnesota, and Mr. Jeffrey Allen Zinn of Houston. Mr. Nicholas Anderson Harrison served as junior usher.

The ushers were Mr. David Barnett Anton of Dallas; Mr. Thomas Gregory Jackson of San Antonio; Mr. Edwin Dee McWilliams of Houston; Carl Albert Modecki, Jr. of Arlington, Virginia; Mr. Robert Lawton Paddock of Houston; Mr. Raymond Slater Watkins of Houston, and Mr. William Baker Wood of Houston.

The bride is a 1990 graduate of Fort Davis High School and a 1994 gradute of Texas Christian University, where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, and was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma. She received her law degree from South Texas College of Law in May.

The groom is a 1990 graduate of Waco High School and a 1994 graduate of Southern Methodist University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, and was a member of Phi Delta Theta. He graduated magna cum laude from South Texas College of Law in May, and will be employed at the law firm of Thompson, Knight, Brown, Parker and Leahy.

Following a honeymoon to Italy, the couple will reside in Houston.

Solis selected as employee of month

The Reeves County Detention Center is pleased to announce that Warehouse Officer Oscar Solis has been selected as the Employee of the Month for August.

Solis began his career at the Reeves County Detention Center as a Correctional Officer on Nov. 7, 1996.

He was later promoted to a position with the Warehouse Department where he continues to perform in an exceptional manner.

Solis' continued high level of performance has earned him the reputation of a dedicated employee and it has resulted in this recognition as our current Employee of the Month, according to RCDC Warden Rudy Franco.

Solis is the husband of Anna Solis and the proud father of one son.

"He has routinely received favorable comments from his supervisors during his career," said Franco. "We are proud to have selected Mr. Solis as the Employee of the Month for August," he said.

"We would like to thank Oscar for a job well done," said Franco.

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