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Thursday, October 18 2012

Oct 18 2012 - 11:59pm
A series of short dramas, “Heaven’s Gate/Hell’s Flames” is being staged at Village Meadows Baptist Church, Sunday through Tuesday in the Family Life Center, 1407 El Camino Real. The three performances all begin at 6 p.m. Admission is free. Child care for youngsters up to second grade is provided.“The dramas describe the decision a person will make during their life that will determine whether they will spend...
Oct 18 2012 - 11:58pm
On Sunday at 10:30 a.m. the Covenant Presbyterian Church, located on 19 Howell Ave., in historic Old Bisbee, right next to the historic Copper Queen Hotel, will hold a special “Kirkin of the Tartan” worship service to celebrate the Scottish heritage of the Presbyterian church. The plaintive sound of the bagpipes, played by Pete Criscola, will herald the Kirkin of the Tartan worship service at 10 a.m. He will be playing outside...
Oct 18 2012 - 11:55pm
  Forerunners Outreach Ministry invites all to join them for their “Oldies but Goodies” Sing Along of Hymns and Praises as they lift up the name of Jesus on Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m. at Veterans’ Memorial Park. They invite the participation of church choirs, praise singers soloists, musicians, skit performers, to help them sing and play some of the old church songs.  RSVP to Evangelist H.B. Williams at 732-...
Oct 18 2012 - 11:54pm
A community “Healing and Prayer Rally” is set for Veterans’ Memorial Park Saturday, Nov. 3, starting at noon. Hosted by Evangelist Helyn and Pastor Lorenzo Williams of Forerunners Outreach Ministry, the rally extends until 4 p.m. “The purpose for this event,” says Evangelist Williams, “is to turn minds and hearts toward God as the answer to the needs of this city, state and nation.” She says it is...
Oct 18 2012 - 11:52pm
Sierra Vista School District Buena High School The newly formed Super Duper Math Club (SDMC) is trying to raise money to go on an out-of-state field trip to an amusement park to experience math in the real world.  On Thursday, they had a Dine To Donate at Applebee’s from 11 a.m. to close. There are two more events the public can participate in to help them. They will have a carwash at Pizza Hut (in front of ACE...
Oct 18 2012 - 11:50pm
SIERRA VISTA — Keith Perry and his 6-year-old son, Kanen Perry, have a nightly routine. Keith lays on the floor with their cat, Gimli, and takes turns reading with Kanen. When it’s his turn, Keith changes his voice for each new character. “I like bringing the stories to life for him,” Keith said. Each night, when Kanen falls asleep, Gimli climbs up into bed with him. “One night when I was...
Oct 18 2012 - 11:41pm
SIERRA VISTA — If not this week, then next, Dominique Drake will break Buena’s single-season record for rushing yardage set by Jamal Womble with 1,767 in 2007. He already crushed Womble’s single-season touchdown record of 21 in last week’s 54-10 romp over Cholla. At the rate he’s going, and with still another year of high school football left to go, Drake could very easily wind up breaking all of the career...
Oct 18 2012 - 10:20pm
VAIL — The Buena boys golf team lost its final dual match of the season Thursday at Del Lago Golf Course in Vail against Cienega. The Bobcats shot a 157, while Buena struggled to make 176.  Jimin Yoo and Briggs Duce tied for the Colts’ low score with 43s, Ethan Whitis shot a 45 and Dante Perez had a 45. Yoo has already qualified for state, while Duce, Whitis and Perez all need one more qualifying round in their...
Oct 18 2012 - 9:51pm
Glynnis Reed passed away at the age of 34 on Tuesday evening, Oct. 16, 2012. A Bisbee resident for 29 years, she is survived by her parents, Karen and Randall Reed; her siblings, Randy Reed (wife Jennifer) and Danielle Shugart (husband Chris); and her maternal grandmother, Modeen Jacobs. Glynnis was born on Oct. 9, 1978, in Safford, Ariz.She arrived in this world loud and strong so that her nurses said she was “feisty.” She...
Oct 18 2012 - 9:50pm
Honey Snow, devoted mother, Nana, wife, and sister went home to be with our Lord on Oct. 16, 2012. Honey Snow was a Sierra Vista resident for 45 years. Honey was born to Andrew Mahoney and Eva Grim in Richmond, Va., where she spent her childhood.  She married Jack D. Snow in 1958. Honey was active in the Columbiettes and at St Andrews church.  She led a long and happy life and cherished every moment. Honey was...
Oct 18 2012 - 9:33pm
 To the Editor:  There are two openings on the Palominas Fire board due to be filled on election day. The firemen and the chief need more advocates on the board.  Only Lloyd Tractenberg has proven himself worthy to represent the needs of our professional firefighters. Therefore, in order to meet the needs of our brave professionals, I have decided to run.    Due to the its large number of elderly residents...
Oct 18 2012 - 9:32pm
Dear Mrs. C:   Our son, ‘Waldo’, a freshman, loves Buena, but does not like having to take science, English, and math.  He would rather take all music and theater classes. Could you please change his schedule to reflect that?   Signed Artistic Parents   Dear APs:   No, but thanks for asking. J Hey — your request got me to thinking. If I were to be in high school again, I would...
Oct 18 2012 - 9:25pm
By Neal Galt For the Herald/Review HIGH KNOLL OBSERVATORY—UPDATE: Present day Mars is a frozen desert, with no hint of any life-giving active water flows. But, there are many indications that in many past time periods, Mars was much warmer and wetter. Could micro-life have existed during those periods of time? NASA’s Mars rover, Curiosity, which landed on Mars in August of this year, has been trying to find out. About...
Oct 18 2012 - 8:45pm
To the Editor: State Sen. Gale Griffin mightily stretches the truth in her Oct. 16 letter to the editor. First of all, the date for the LD 14 Clean Elections forum was not changed three times as Griffin alleges. The date was changed by the Clean Elections board due to Sheriff Dever’s memorial services being scheduled the same day, and not “at the request of democrat (sic) candidates.” Secondly, it’s true...
Oct 18 2012 - 8:31pm
Follow Matt Hickman’s live game updates on Twitter at svherald.com. BISBEE — When 106-year-old rivals Bisbee and Douglas get together, you can toss out the records. It’s safe to say that this year, both teams would like that just fine, as the 1-7 Bisbee Pumas visit the 0-8 Douglas Bulldogs for the 142nd meeting tonight at Armando de Lucas Stadium in Douglas. Both teams’ postseason aspirations died weeks ago...
Oct 18 2012 - 5:27pm
BISBEE — One member of the Bisbee Unified School District Governing Board expressed concerns during a meeting Wednesday that the student handbook’s dress code is not being followed by some students. According to the dress code, students are expected to adhere to standards of dress and appearance that are compatible with an effective learning environment. "Presenting a bodily appearance or wearing clothing which is...
Oct 18 2012 - 4:09pm
SIERRA VISTA — The Alzheimer’s Association is inviting southern Arizona residents to unite in a movement to reclaim the future for millions by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday at the Mall at Sierra Vista. Registration and entertainment will begin at noon, with the walk commencing at 1 p.m. The Walk to End Alzheimer’s is more than a walk. It is an experience...
Oct 18 2012 - 3:29pm
Bisbee High School Principal’s List/Honor Roll, 2012-2013, 1st Quarter Principal’s List:  12th Grade: Adana Enriquez, Carlos Figueroa, Monica Figueroa-White, Kayla Gonzales, Leigh Lusby, Caleb Moldrem, Chelsey Ruiz, Luis Salomon, Sabrina Tramutolo, Angel Veloz and Joseph Villaseñor.  11th Grade: Selena Carbajal, Juliana Giacomino, Lorena Hunter, Maria Lazaro, Tiffany Miller, & Jacob ...
Oct 18 2012 - 3:14pm
In an effort to draw support for the city’s proposed one-cent sales tax, members of the city’s firefighters local union 2146 held a forum at the Bisbee Boys and Girls Club Wednesday. The purpose was to explain the dire circumstances and the problems that could arise if the tax is not approved by voters. Like the the rest of the city’s employees, the fire department has seen a reduction in staff over the past few...
Oct 18 2012 - 2:24pm
By Bill HessHerald/ReviewFORT HUACHUCA — If you need directions to get to a place, GPS is  the answer.If  you are lost in the wild, Rescue Beacon is the answer.Both of these systems were tested for the military before being made available to the public.The place where they were tested is the Army Electronic Proving Ground on this southern Arizona Army post.If someone wants to know if a piece of military equipment can ...
Oct 18 2012 - 11:34am
BY DANA COLEHERALD/REVIEWTOMBSTONE – Falling about six notches as one of Cochise County’s Top 75 employers, the City of Tombstone has gone from 60 full-time employees in 2011 to 47 in 2012 and is ranked as the county’s 67th top employer, down from 61 in 2011.  And the city’s employee number is likely to drop off a little more, according to Tombstone Mayor Stephen Schmidt. “We’re having some cash...
Oct 18 2012 - 9:16am
BY DANA COLESAN PEDRO VALLEY NEWS-SUNST. DAVID – Located in the San Pedro Valley, the St. David Unified School District serves about 500 students from pre-school through high school. With its “Students Are Our Primary Focus” motto, St. David School District touts a “tight-knight and loyal community” with strong family values that encourage integrity of character and academic excellence. The elementary school...
Oct 18 2012 - 12:10am
We get nervous anytime the association between private enterprise and government gets a bit too comfortable.   Our example today is Team ACA, a private, tax-exempt organization. It collects donations and funnels most of that money to the Arizona Commerce Authority.   The authority is a taxpayer-funded state agency dedicated to recruiting business and jobs to Arizona. It also has awarded tax credits and grants to the tune of...
Oct 18 2012 - 12:10am
SIERRA VISTA —  At their first face-to-face forum Wednesday night, Republican congressional candidate Martha McSally was the first to go on the offensive, questioning her Democratic rival’s personal stands. While Democratic incumbent Ron Barber was  temporarily pushed into a defensive role, he found an opening  and soon took an offensive against her. The forum, which is one of just two scheduled between...
Oct 18 2012 - 12:10am
BISBEE — For the past two years, volunteers from the Warren District went through the ward to gather information on the historical buildings and homes to seek a national historic designation. Lisa Marra, city program and grants administrator, provided an update recently on how the process is progressing after her return from medical leave. "As you may remember, all the information gathered up on the Warren properties was...
Oct 18 2012 - 12:07am
BISBEE — In 1906, Bisbee defeated Douglas 7-6 on Don Luis Field, starting a rivalry that continues for the 142nd time in its 112th year Friday night in Douglas. On Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, the girls of Bisbee High School trounced the Lady Bulldogs of Douglas, 36-0 at historic Warren Ballpark in the first powder puff football aggregation between the old, old rivals. And judging by the intensity and competitiveness, who knows how...

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