SMITH COUNTY - Several Smith County employees were recognized for their service.
Peggy Tave was recognized by the Smith County Commissioners Court for 10 years of service to the County Clerk’s Office.
During the Commissioners Court meeting on Tuesday, August 30, County Clerk Karen Phillips praised Tave for being a dependable, reliable, organized employee who she said is, “everything an employee should be.”
Tave began working in the County Clerk’s Land Records Division. She also worked in the Probate Department and now is the Misdemeanor Criminal Deputy Clerk.
Tave fields all of the requests for copies of documents and background checks. She is in charge of keeping the criminal folders organized, as well as the transportation of those folders to and from the courts when needed.
“To know and work with Peggy is such a pleasure,” Phillips said. “She is a joy to be around every day.”
Chad Gulley, Smith County Extension Agent, was recognized by the Commissioners Court for five years of service.
County Administrator Leonardo Brown said Gulley is always supportive of county events. He has a very good volunteer’s heart and always helps with a smile, Brown added.
Commissioner Jeff Warr said it is amazing what Gulley and his group with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension does for the community.
“Agriculture is still a very important part of our community,” Warr said.
Other employees recognized for service this month include:
- 15 Years: Rafael Villa, Sheriff’s Department;
- 10 Years: Matthew Moseley, District Attorney’s Office;
- 5 Years: Dwayne Ranes, Sheriff’s Department; and Lisa Bennett, District Clerk’s Office.
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