Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Wednesday, June 2, 1999
Lara selected as employee of month
Landscape Foreman Ramon Lara has been selected as Employee of the
Month for May 1999 at the Reeves County Detention Center.
Lara began his career at the RCDC as a Correctional Officer on Feb.
He was subsequently promoted to a position within the Recreation Department
where he continued to perform in an exceptional manner.
Lara was again promoted to his current position as Landscape Foreman
on Feb. 12, 1998.
"Lara's continued high level of performance has earned him the reputation
as a dedicated employee and it has resulted in this recognition as our
current Employee of the Month," said RCDC Warden Rudy Franco.
Recently, during the performance of his duties Lara recognized a significant
underground water leak and hole in the ground that created a potential
for escape. He was instrumental in making repairs and corrections to secure
this potential hazard and prevent the possibility of future escapes, according
Lara is the husband of Monce Lara and the father of four chidren.
He is an experienced veteran officer and has routinely received favorable
comments from his supervisors during his career.
"It is with a great deal of pride that we have selected Lara as the
Employee of the Month for May 1999," said Franco. "The staff and I at Reeves
County Detention Center wish to thank Ramon for a job well done and continued
success in his career," he said.
Torres named Student of Year
Freddy Torres, 14, was named Outstanding Student of the Year at
Crockett Middle School for the 1998-1999 school year.
Torres was honored for his outstanding performance in advanced classes
and was on the Ruthless Eagles Team at the middle school.
He played football, basketball and will play baseball in the Junior
He is the son of Julio and Oralia Torres of Pecos.
Darpolor nets degree at ASU
A Pecos student at Angelo State University was among 468 students to receive
degrees during the Spring commencement at the university.
Moses Darpolor received a Bachelor of Science, with a major in Chemistry.
Recreation center now open
The Reeves County Community Sports and Recreation Center is open from 10
a.m. until 5 p.m., for school children.
Admission is $1 per day or $10 per month.
Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
The center is located inside the Pecos High School Old Gym.
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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