Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Tuesday, December 9, 2003
Language classes offered at OC
Odessa College is offering community members the opportunity to
learn to speak English for free.
Registration for the English for Speakers of Other Language classes
is 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Dec. 1-18 and Jan. 5-6 in Continuing Education's
Annex B, across from OC's main entrance on University Boulevard and
For more information, call 335-6380.
Fall commencement planned at OC
Odessa College will host its Fall Commencement at 7 p.m., Thursday,
Dec. 18, in the OC Sports Center.
One hundred thirty-two candidates for graduation are scheduled to be
recognized, 30 of whom plan to graduate with honors.
Dr. Ralph Ford, dean of enrollment management, will deliver the
The OC Sports Center will close early at 1 p.m., to prepare for the
ceremony, but will resume normal activities and hours Friday, Dec. 19.
For more information, call Odessa College at 335-6416.
Ramirez selected as Officer of the Month
Officer Ismael Ramirez has been selected as Correctional Officer of
the Month at the Reeves County Detention Center I for November 2003.
Ramirez is a 1991 graduate of Pecos High School and is married to
His hobbies include watching football games on Sundays as well as
watching other sporting events.
Ramirez began his employment with the Reeves County Detention Center
on Jan. 30, 2003.
He has worked all pertinent posts and is dedicated to the operation
of the Reeves County Detention Center.
Officer Ramirez willingly accepts additional responsibilities and
accomplishes all assigned tasks in minimal time with exception skills,
according to RCDC Warden Rudy Franco.
As a Correctional Officer, his primary responsibility is to maintain
security and control of the institution.
"Officer Ramirez has continuously executed this responsibility in
the highest manner and always takes pride in his job as a correctional
officer at the Reeves County Detention Center," said Franco.
The Reeves County Detention Center is proud to recognize Officer
Ramirez as Correctional Officer of the Month.
"His high standards, quality of work performance, and
self-motivation have earned him this honor," said Franco. "It is a
pleasure to be associated with an individual such as Officer Ramirez
who exhibits such professionalism," he said.
"We wish him continued success in his career with the Reeves County
Detention Center," said Franco.
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