Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
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
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
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.
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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