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Wednesday, October 3 2012

Oct 3 2012 - 11:59pm
“Ten Years After – a Continuing Love Affair with Bisbee” is the title of Jan Searle’s new exhibition at the Tang Gallery, 32 Main St., which opens on Saturday, Oct. 13.   Jan Searle left Massachusetts 10 years ago, and landed in Bisbee, where she fell in love with the high desert landscape and the eccentric nature of its occupants.  Working mainly in pastels and oils she has been portraying the...
Oct 3 2012 - 11:58pm
Dillon’s NightClub: 6415 E. Highway 90, Sierra Vista, 458-8209. Wednesday night, free pool; Thursday night, no cover, 2 for 1 until midnight all hip hop and dance music; Friday night, Ladies night; ladies 1/2 the cover charge; Saturday night, Live country music played by the greatest  bands southern Arizona has to offer.   Landmark Cafe: Fry Boulevard, in the Landmark Plaza, 459-4624 for reservations. Thursday from 5:30 to 7...
Oct 3 2012 - 11:56pm
Don’t let the political situation or the repairs to the San Pedro Bridge keep you from another really funny BOP show. Audiences have been roaring and hooting at Central School Project’s Squffy Theater.  This weekend will be the last chance to join the fun. Bisbee’s Obscure Productions has mounted the laugh-a-minute play, Neil Simon’s “The Odd Couple, Female Version.” Simon rewrote this Odd Couple...
Oct 3 2012 - 11:56pm
  Audience favorite Juni Fisher to perform at the Arizona Folklore Preserve on Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. Juni Fisher is an award-winning Western musician, most recently honored by the Western Music Association as Entertainer of the Year and Female Performer of the Year for 2011. In addition, her original song, “Yakima,” received the 2011 Song of the Year award from the WMA. Born in the San Joaquin Valley of...
Oct 3 2012 - 11:54pm
The first concerts of the “For The Love of Music” season will be on Saturday, Oct. 13 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 14  at 3 p.m. The Ocotillo Piano Trio will perform works by Beethoven, Muczynski and Smetana on Saturday night. The Sunday program will include a “Trio Tale — The Ugly Duckling,” composed by Michael Fan. (Mr. Fan’s “Trio Tales” are written specifically with children in mind,...
Oct 3 2012 - 11:54pm
By Nancy Bernard For the Herald/Review Now that trick-or-treating door to door has become as rare as a network Emmy, it seems we rely more and more on TV to get us in the mood for Halloween and, for some of us, to bring back warm fuzzy childhood memories.  Here are a few options to get you in the mood no matter what your scare threshhold. The number of zombies increases with the level of scariness. One Zombie: ABC...
Oct 3 2012 - 11:53pm
The Patagonia Fall Festival is known throughout the state as one of Arizona’s best small town celebrations. It is a genuine community event, with local residents, Town of Patagonia staff, businesses and nonprofit groups working together to create a festival that offers an affordable weekend of entertainment, food and gifts for the whole family.  With a 23-year track record of success, the three-day festival has gained a...
Oct 3 2012 - 11:52pm
“Let’s Pretend” was a kiddie radio show that successfully aired from 1934 to 1954 on CBS. In 2012, we have a live family show being staged by Mitzi Kirmse with a playbill of enormously talented local artists pretending to be world-renowned stars of yesteryear who will trample the boards at Buena Performing Arts Center, Friday, Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. It’s the 17th annual benefit show for Forgach House, that exceptional...
Oct 3 2012 - 11:52pm
   This fall’s offering from the Tombstone Repertory Company opens this weekend at historic Schieffelin Hall with a Saturday night performance and a Sunday matinee. The musical comedy is a parody of “The Phantom of the Opera” and the movie “Tombstone.” This original play was written and is directed by Kenn Barrett.  The play has a plot familiar to anyone who has seen “The Phantom of the...
Oct 3 2012 - 11:51pm
“Love of the Southwest” features three artists, each of whom expresses their talents in a different media. On Oct. 20, the Gallery will host a Meet the Artists Reception from 1 to 3 p.m. Come and meet Lee Latimore, Sylvia Rosenkrans and Carol Stearns. Carol has numerous ribbons and awards for her work. She has never walked away from a show without winning a ribbon. She has won “Best of Show,” “Best in Category...
Oct 3 2012 - 11:50pm
Donna Adamson-Pitzlin is the featured artist for October at the Huachuca Art Association Gallery.  She only recently joined the HAA, but everybody is just amazed with her work that is done mostly in colored pencil and it is hard to believe that colored pencil can be made to look like this. She paints anything with fur. All her work is realistic and she “loves doing complicated tack on horses and looking into an animal’...
Oct 3 2012 - 11:50pm
The Sierra Vista Community Chorus, under the direction of Sharon Keene, will present their 9th Annual Benefit Gospel Concert on Friday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. and again Saturday, Oct. 20 at 2 p.m. at the Faith Presbyterian Church on 2053 E. Choctaw Drive in Sierra Vista. Each year the chorus strives to bring new musical events for the community to enjoy and to support the community through their benefit concerts. The chorus has always felt a...
Oct 3 2012 - 11:48pm
NOGALES — The Buena boys and girls cross country teams swept a four-team meet at Nogales. The Buena boys, behind a first-place finish from Dallen Haws in 17:01, finished first with 22 points. Sahuarita was second with 58 and Noglaes was third with 65.  Walden Groves did not post a score. Josh Velazquez was third in 17:16; Cimeron Madrid was fourth in 17:27; Andrew McNary was fifth in 17:36; and Ammon Sieler was seventh...
Oct 3 2012 - 8:03pm
W here water demand outpaces water supplies, many communities promote using “the right water in the right place.” When available, alternative waters such as reclaimed water, stormwater, graywater and rainwater are the waters of choice for non-potable uses saving high-quality water for better uses. Using these other waters preserves depleting water supplies and can reduce energy costs. Water that has been pumped hundreds of feet...
Oct 3 2012 - 7:57pm
To the Editor: In the Monday, Sept. 24, “On Your Mind” column, a contributor suggested that few people care about Mexican handicrafts. Not true.  Our home is full of Mexican handicrafts, pottery and artifacts, we get many compliments and everyone always wants to know where they came from, how they were made, and where they can find like items.  Perhaps the caller ought to speak for herself instead of...
Oct 3 2012 - 7:56pm
To the Editor: Let’s just call this Handicap Parking 101. Some are completely innocent and unaware of what the blue signs mean. If it is just labeled handicap accessible then a car, van, SUV, etc, may park here with the appropriate license tag or placard.  You know the placards, the ones printed on the back of cereal boxes now. If the sign reads van accessible, this is for a reason. A van needs extra space thus the...
Oct 3 2012 - 6:02pm
SIERRA VISTA – A man was transported to a Tucson hospital after he was shot twice following a high speed pursuit in Bisbee and Naco. Initial reports from the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office and the Bisbee Police Department mistakenly indicated that the man, whose identity is being withheld by authorities until he has been charged, fired a weapon on the officers. That, however, turned out to be untrue. The miscommunication...
Oct 3 2012 - 5:56pm
FORT HUACHUCA — The  rapid and continuing improvement of technology is what a pair of soldiers said they saw Tuesday as they walked around the more than 100 exhibits in the Barnes Field House. Saying more companies are improving their products instead of developing newer technologies, First Sgt. Jimmie Sanders remarked in today’s difficult economic arena, businesses have to  find ways “in vying for government...
Oct 3 2012 - 5:55pm
By Bill HessHerald/ReviewFORT HUACHUCA — The  rapid and continuing improvement of technology is what a pair of soldiers said they saw Tuesday as they walked around the more than 100 exhibits in the Barnes Field House.Saying more  companies are improving their products instead of developing newer technologies, First Sgt. Jimmie Sanders remarked in today’s difficult economic arena, businesses have to  find ways “in...
Oct 3 2012 - 5:36pm
SIERRA VISTA – Two power poles had to be replaced following a single-vehicle accident resulting in power loss to more than 700 people Wednesday afternoon. The 16-year-old male driver of a blue Chrystler Seabring was traveling at an excessive speed on Nelson Drive westbound when he attempted to turn south onto Taylor Drive at 4:15 p.m., said Cpl. John Papatrefon of the Sierra Vista Police Department. The vehicle jumped the curb...
Oct 3 2012 - 4:43pm
Electric pole struck by vehicle - power out for businesses on North Avenue - including The Herald.
Oct 3 2012 - 4:02pm
Reuters news service is reporting arrests in the U.S. Border Patrol shooting early Tuesday morning. According to the Reuters news service, Mexican troops have arrested two suspects in the killing of a U.S. Border Patrol agent shot dead in Arizona while responding to a tripped ground sensor and the wounding of a second officer, Mexican security officials said on Wednesday. The two suspects were detained in a Mexican military operation...
Oct 3 2012 - 3:16pm
BISBEE — The FBI has not confirmed the arrest of two men in northern Mexico as suspects in the shooting death of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Nicholas Ivie that took place in the early morning on Tuesday in southern Cochise County. The Herald/Review, in conjunction with El Mirador newspaper in Naco, Sonora, were unable to confirm the report with Mexican officials on Wednesday evening. On Wednesday, the Reuters news service...
Oct 3 2012 - 2:10pm
SIERRA VISTA— Last Saturday and Sunday, 16 homeowners who live near High Knoll Road were notified by Waste Management that their trash service would end after this week. Today will be the final trash pick-up for the 16 Waste Management customers located in this area, which is east of the San Pedro River and north of Hwy 90, said Ted Forte, one of the customers. He got the phone call Sunday, although a spokesperson for Waste Management...
Oct 3 2012 - 1:51pm
It’s time for the Bisbee After 5 Gallery and Shop Walk this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. with a truly unique shopping experience. With the more than 25 galleries and shops that keep their doors open until 8 p.m., offering special discounts, refreshments and entertainment — this month "Saints, Souls and Skeletons," are about. When the galleries close, you are invited to the Bisbee Grand Saloon where, beginning...
Oct 3 2012 - 1:34pm
PHOENIX — The state has picked up a new, powerful foe in its bid to deny any public funds to Planned Parenthood for family planning services: the United States government. In court filings here, the Department of Justice is telling U.S. District Court Judge Neil Wake that a law approved earlier this year aimed specifically at cutting off all government funds to Planned Parenthood — even for non-abortion services — runs...
Oct 3 2012 - 11:51am
SIERRA VISTA — Traffic along Highway 90 in Sierra Vista will be momentarily disrupted this afternoon as the body of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Nicholas Ivie is transported to a local funeral home. A procession of law enforcement vehicles will travel down the highway into town past the East Gate of Fort Huachuca and onto the Highway 90 Bypass before continuing on through the intersection with Fry Boulevard and south onto Highway 92...
Oct 3 2012 - 11:32am
SIERRA VISTA— The upcoming election will have a major impact on the Sierra Vista school district, both in terms of its leadership and the future of its Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs at Buena High School. On Tuesday the school board unanimously approved an agreement with the county to provide election supplies and services, which include an informational pamphlet on the Joint Technological Education District question....
Oct 3 2012 - 11:01am
BISBEE — City residents offered suggestions from using goats to organizing a community work force to handle weed problems in Bisbee rather than have city workers use herbicides for control. During Tuesday’s meeting, the city council discussed a proposed ordinance that would allow Public Works employees to use the safest possible herbicide to deal with the overgrowth of weeds and even trees and shrubs in the city’s drainage...
Oct 3 2012 - 10:33am
SIERRA VISTA — Join the Cochise College Small Business Development Center for a free conference to learn about procurement opportunities on Tuesday, Oct. 30 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Sierra Vista Campus Student Union. This is a valuable link to procurement opportunities and important information. At this conference, businesses will be able to learn from and network side by side with buyers and procurement professionals from federal...
Oct 3 2012 - 10:01am
SIERRA VISTA — The U.S. Border Patrol agent wounded in the shooting that resulted in the death of another agent yesterday morning has been released from the hospital, the agency announced this morning. The injured agent was airlifted to a Tucson hospital from the scene, about seven miles east of Bisbee and five miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border, after he and two other agents were shot at by unknown assailants. Agent Nicolas...
Oct 3 2012 - 9:55am
Fairly slow on major announcements this week. Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers have two shows set for the Talking Stick Resort on Dec. 28 and 29. And folk duo Tegan and Sara, who are opening for the Black Keys in Phoenix next week, will return for a show on Dec. 8 at the Rialto Theatre.   Look for the asterisks for other new shows added this week.   Compiled from a variety of websites   TUCSON Thursday, Oct. 4:...
Oct 3 2012 - 7:54am
Update 12:30 p.m. SIERRA VISTA —New information from the sheriff’s office and the Bisbee Police Department has been released regarding this incident. Both agencies are now reporting that the motorcycle operator, whose identity has yet to be released, did not fire at Bisbee Police officers following a high speed pursuit. The miscommunication came about as a result of the initial radio traffic reporting the incident...
Oct 3 2012 - 1:06am
Raymond George “Buck” Monsour, 68, left us peacefully in his sleep at his home in Sierra Vista on Sept 30, 2012, after a hard fought battle against thyroid cancer. Buck was born Dec 15, 1943, in Butler, Pa., son of the late Nasray and Mary Depe Monsour. Buck served in the U.S. Army 1962 to 1965, then began his career at the Tooele Army Depot as a civil servant specializing in mechanics and electrical engineering. Buck lived...
Oct 3 2012 - 1:05am
 Ira Wayne Tilley was born in Idaho on July 14, 1934. Ira, or Wayne, as his friends called him, departed from us in this mortal sphere on Sept. 23, 2012, peacefully, in his sleep, at his home in Bullhead City.  Wayne was preceeded in death by his loving wife, Geraldean (Garner) Tilley in 2006, and by his son, Sherman Tilley in 1981. Wayne is survived by his children, Cecil of Bullhead City, Bobbi (Dunagan, Bullhead City), Elsie (...
Oct 3 2012 - 1:04am
Carla Ashcraft Ullom, 60, of Sierra Vista, passed away at her home Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, surrounded by her loving husband, Ronald, and one daughter, Alyscia. Carla was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on July 27, 1952, to the late Carl Vernon and Ana Ashcraft. She married Ronald on Dec. 11, 2009, at the courthouse in Benson. She was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Tucson and more recently Trinity Lutheran Church in Sierra Vista. Carla was...
Oct 3 2012 - 12:27am
 TOMBSTONE —  the Tombstone High School volleyball team lost in five sets to Vail Empire on Tuesday, 25-19, 16-25, 23-25, 25-14, 15-10. Ashleigh Reynolds led tombstone with 12 kills, Gabby Chavez had 15 digs, Audra Kearney had 10 and Maira Nunez led Tombstone in assists with 11. “We dug ourselves a hole we couldn’t get out of,” Tombstone head coach Dan Romero said of the deciding fifth game....
Oct 3 2012 - 12:10am
Dear Sierra Vista Taxpayer, The recent release of the 2012 tax bills has raised interest and concern over the marked increase in school district related property taxes, prompting a few phone calls to the Sierra Vista Unified School District (SVUSD). In recent on-your-mind submissions the question as to why school taxes increased has been raised.  One On-Your-Mind author stated that the Cochise County Treasurer informed them that...
Oct 3 2012 - 12:10am
Be mad, Southeast Arizona.   Be angry, Arizona.   Pay attention, America.   The killing of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Nicholas Ivie, 30, happened early Tuesday morning, leaving a grieving widow, family, and community.   Make no mistake, this was not a routine consequence of law enforcement at the border.   This was nothing less than the most severe capital punishment crime that can be committed. We are not living in a war...
Oct 3 2012 - 12:10am
FORT HUACHUCA — The last of four family neighborhoods to be constructed on this southern Arizona Army post is nearing completion. Already families are moving into Signal Village and the official dedication of the area was held Tuesday in front of a 2,777 square foot home — not including the two-car garage — which will be occupied by Col. Ken McCreary and his wife Theresa. The creation of privatized housing on Army...
Oct 3 2012 - 12:10am
SIERRA VISTA— Few local events can boast the kind of consistency and longevity that Art in the Park has enjoyed. For the 41st time in as many years, the Huachuca Art Association will host its major annual fund raiser at Veterans’ Memorial Park this weekend. More than 200 vendors are expected to attend. The event has proved to be surprisingly consistent regardless of the conditions, whether that’s judged in terms of the...
Oct 3 2012 - 12:10am
Quote of the day: “Fear less, hope more; eat less, chew more; whine less, breathe more; talk less, say more; hate less, love more; and all good things are yours.” — Swedish Proverb  *** Mitzi Kirmse has been the driving force behind the Forgach House Variety Show for 17 years and she tells me this year’s theme is “The Great Pretenders.” Entertainers will include local and out of state...
Oct 3 2012 - 12:10am
BISBEE – Freeport-McMoRan Copper and Gold, Inc., began demolition Monday on four vacated houses recently acquired by the company through the South Bisbee Residential Purchase Program.  James Telle, FMI external communications manager, said the work will be conducted from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday and is anticipated to last approximately two weeks. That will be followed in the latter half of October by the...
Oct 3 2012 - 12:10am
FORT HUACHUCA — It’s called an Autonomous Vehicle. It has an appearance similar to an early version of the Mars Rover. But this vehicle has a more down to earth use not involved in exploring another planet. The special vehicle will be one of the displays at this year’s two-day Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence Systems Technology exhibit. The booth which will have the vehicle, along...

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