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Friday, October 19 2012

Oct 19 2012 - 11:58pm
The Sierra Vista La Salida del Sol Lions Club recently served the community by hosting a White Cane Day and Lions information Day. This volunteer activity occurred at Mall at Sierra Vista and benefits the community through information sharing and education of what the club does for so many locally. According to club member, B.J. Jeffrey, “The money we raised will allow us to meet pressing needs in our community including glasses for...
Oct 19 2012 - 11:57pm
Navy Airman Evan J. Messmer, son of Marta O. and Edward J. Messmer of Sierra Vista, Ariz., recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. During the eight-week program, Messmer completed a variety of training which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis was also placed...
Oct 19 2012 - 11:55pm
Danielle Mackenzie and Jonathan Frodsham were married on Sept. 1, 2012, at The Venetian Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev. Pastor John A. Williams performed the ceremony.The maid of honor was Tracy Gidley.The best man was Brandon EastlackThe bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George and Connie Stout and Mr. and Mrs. Donald and Edith Brower of Lanoka Harbor, N.J., and Macon, N.C., respectively.The bride is a graduate of...
Oct 19 2012 - 11:54pm
At this week’s meeting of the Rotary Club of Sierra Vista, Rotarians were introduced to Sarah Erickson, the student of the month. Sarah is a senior at Buena High School and will present her views on the Rotary’s Four-Way Test at a later meeting.  Rotarians were then honored to hear from Martin and Angela Phillips of Australia, whose daughter is on a Rotary sponsored exchange in Sierra Vista. Martin, who works for...
Oct 19 2012 - 11:53pm
  Rupert’s Way No. 11 "It’s all Rupert’s way, 1,2,3, ad infinitum. Ad infinitum, a Latin term meaning ‘unto infinity’ " said Malatrese, the Dream Master, to Cleomara, her pet. Cleomara smiled. Her fangs brandished the light. "I know you invented Latin, dear," said Malatrese to her saber-fanged friend. "I’m very proud of you for it. It’s why I like...
Oct 19 2012 - 11:09pm
TOMBSTONE — Scoring more touchdowns than the team had offensive drives, the Yellowjackets routed the Tanque Verde Hawks 63-10 on Friday night as Tombstone’s oldest players took to their home turf for the last time on Senior Night. Not including plays called back due to penalties, Tombstone ran only 24 offensive plays and managed more than 2.6 points per snap. As a result, the mercy rule was initiated after the second half...
Oct 19 2012 - 4:56pm
Noah Seth Eichelberger was born on Sept. 29, 2012, to Lisa Eichelberger and Mike Lopez of Hereford, Ariz. The 18 ½-inch baby weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces. Maternal grandparents are Lloyd Eichelberger and Phylis Pai of Sierra Vista, Ariz. Paternal grandparents are Betty Loper and Ricky Lopez of Tombstone, Ariz. Siblings are Derek Hill, Lane Eichelberger and Jessalyn Lopez.   Leah Vaughn Bidgood was born on Oct. 5, 2012...
Oct 19 2012 - 4:45pm
SIERRA VISTA — Two candidates for Sierra Vista City Council received a significant boost to their campaigns recently when a regional construction organization contributed thousands of dollars in advertising and cash to their campaigns. The Southern Arizona Home Builders Association’s (SAHBA) contribution to the campaigns of Laura Bouchard and John George amounts to a little more than $7,300, according to an Independent...
Oct 19 2012 - 4:40pm
SIERRA VISTA — A referendum to repeal an ordinance passed by the the Huachuca City Town Council that moved the town’s elections in order to comply with a new state law is invalid, based on the findings of the town attorney. Ordinance 12-02 was an attempt to change town code to conform with Arizona House Bill 2826, which orders most elections in the state to take place on even-numbered years beginning in 2014, by moving the 2013...
Oct 19 2012 - 3:02pm
The Jimmy Stewart Weather Bus will be visiting a school in your area, complements of the University of AZ Transition to Teaching (TTT) Program   As stated on the Weather Bus website: Jimmy Stewart’s Weather Bus is a 2000 model 37½ foot Bluebird school bus that is totally equipped with weather equipment and audio/visual electronics.  It is a mobile classroom used to teach the science of weather...
Oct 19 2012 - 2:12pm
By Bill HessHerald/ReviewFORT HUACHUCA — Expressing surprise the Fort Huachuca Accommodation School District is 39th in this year’s Top 75 employers in Cochise County, Superintendent Ronda Frueauff said numerically “I thought we would be in the 60s.” The school system is independent of the Army and is a special district covered by Arizona law, and as such the teachers and others are state employees.Funds to construct and...
Oct 19 2012 - 1:06pm
SIERRA VISTA — A 15-year-old possible runaway has been located, Sierra Vista police reported Friday. Cheyenne Gleave was first reported missing Oct. 3 from a bus stop in the 100 block of Kayetan Drive. Sgt. Brett Mitchell said that Gleave came into the police station Friday morning and was cited and released for being a runaway. On a Facebook page about the missing teen, curated by family and friends, posts were made...
Oct 19 2012 - 11:43am
BISBEE — The two Border Patrol agents involved in the Oct. 2 shooting in southern Cochise County reportedly did not know they were so close to Agent Nicholas Ivie when he was killed by friendly fire. It is not clear what caused the miscommunication. But, according to local ranchers and other residents in Cochise County, Border Patrol agents do experience problems communicating with fellow agents via radios.   On Oct. 2, two sets...
Oct 19 2012 - 11:41am
BISBEE — A man who allegedly murdered a woman in Benson in 2010 is now scheduled for trial starting in March in Cochise County Superior Court. Robert Eugene Sappington, 38, is charged with the first-degree murder of Devvra Alesya Keyes and abandonment or concealment of her dead body on Sept. 7, 2010. He is facing the death penalty. His jury trial was scheduled to begin Jan. 16, 2013, and conclude Feb. 21...
Oct 19 2012 - 10:28am
HUACHUCA CITY — Town Clerk/Administrator Louie Valdez’s ongoing efforts to improve the organization of the town continued during the last regular town council meeting with the council’s approval of the creation of two new positions within the town.One of the positions, that of administrative assistance/records coordinator, would be filled by an existing employee and would not result in any impact to the town budget, Valdez said...
Oct 19 2012 - 12:10am
SIERRA VISTA — The Sierra Vista Fire Department has shored up its ranks with the recent promotion of four personnel at nearly every level of the department. "All four of these gentlemen went through a tedious promotional process against some very difficult competition, as we have many qualified members in our department," said Chief Randy Redmond. "They are fortunate that they have spent years preparing and have put...
Oct 19 2012 - 12:10am
Audience reaction at the Wednesday forum between Democrat Ron Barber and Republican Martha McSally provided a bit of insight to the emotion of our local electorate. Barber, who holds the CD2 seat after a special election earlier this year, stirred boos from the audience when he made reference to “millionaires and billionaires” during a discussion on the Bush tax cuts. McSally drew the verbal anger of the audience...

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