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Thursday, November 1 2012

Nov 1 2012 - 11:59pm
A community “Healing and Prayer Rally” is set for Veterans’ Memorial Park Saturday 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 also...
Nov 1 2012 - 11:55pm
  Sierra Vista School District Buena High School Buena students are busy heading into second semester. AIMS testing has been completed for the fall, and midterms are approaching for the second quarter. Seniors are reminded that this is the time they need to be sending in college applications and scholarship applications. There is much available for helping you do these things on the counseling section of the Buena website. ...
Nov 1 2012 - 11:53pm
TOMBSTONE — “Drugs do bad things to you because they can make you feel terrible and change how you act,” Ali McClure solemnly said, while peering up from a wild, curly wig of red hair.  It’s Red Ribbon Week at Walter J. Meyer School, and McClure, a fourth-grader in Patty Fuller’s class, was a first place winner on “Crazy Hair Day” Oct. 26, the final day of the school’s week-long...
Nov 1 2012 - 11:51pm
By Emily Fabor For the Herald/Review Every year, in the month of October, the seniors host a “Powder Puff” game. Powder Puff is a game where girls play football and boys play volleyball. The games are played between senior boys and girls verses junior boys and girls. The games are played to raise enough money for the Senior Class trip. Oftentimes, it starts off as a friendly competiton and ends in a fierce battle and a...
Nov 1 2012 - 10:38pm
SIERRA VISTA — Over the summer, the Buena boys cross country team gathered at Vinny’s for a little pizza and a lotta promise making. What resulted was a page-long pledge the team has recited in cacophonous fraternity before every practice and every meet. With eerie synchronicity, it goes something like this: “We are the 2012 AIA Arizona State Champions/Our hearts are pounding with pride and joy because we are the 2012 AIA...
Nov 1 2012 - 8:12pm
HOBBS, N.M.— Cochise let an 18-point second half lead disintegrate, but three key free-throws and some crucial rebounds down the stretch by Tim Jacobs, helped the Apaches weather a comeback by New Mexico Military Institute and win their season opener 95-88 in the first game of the T-Bird Classic. Demeco Blue, a 6-6 forward from Amarillo, Texas led the way with 18 points, Jerry Duckworth followed with 14, Jordan Russell scored 12 and...
Nov 1 2012 - 7:41pm
On Nov. 6, there is one issue that stands apart for Americans from the differences and similarities between the presidential candidates. That difference is the visions of how Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will provide a healthcare floor for millions of Americans. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) is confusing and has legal challenges. However, it is worthwhile to understand that the Congressional Budget Office has...
Nov 1 2012 - 7:38pm
Middle America is invisible To the Editor: There is an accepted myth that what is good for General Electric, General Motors or for that matter, Apple, is good of all the rest of us. More specifically, how a corporation deals with its assets, employees and equipment, directly translates to how a government can, or should be dealt with. This was the modus operandi as the country transitioned into the industrial society. The Carnegies,...
Nov 1 2012 - 7:37pm
Teachers appreciate Salsa success To the Editor: Thank you to everyone who made Cochise Education Foundation’s second annual (“Hot 4 Education”) Salsa Festival a success. You not only helped us support teachers, but you also made this event really fun and memorable. We look forward to next year, as our event grows and continues to pay tribute to our excellent teachers here in Cochise County. First and...
Nov 1 2012 - 7:32pm
  Follow Sports Editor Matt Hickman’s live updates Friday from Mesa at svherald.com or @matthickman5 on twitter.com. SIERRA VISTA — Buena running back Dominique Drake averaged 202 yards and three touchdowns per game and 10.5 yards per carry in the regular season.   If he duplicates those numbers tonight at Red Mountain, chances are good the Colts will march out of Mesa with their first state tournament victory...
Nov 1 2012 - 7:29pm
Tubac’s Day of the Dead Celebration will be held at 11 a.m. Nov. 2 at Tubac Presidio State Park. There will be a special showing of a 40-minute video of the “Day of the Dead” celebration held in Tubac in 1998. The event also Includes processions between St. Ann’s Church and the Tubac Cemetery, performances by Tucson mariachis and an Hermosillo-based performance group, and interviews with local people and Tucson scholars....
Nov 1 2012 - 6:10pm
 BISBEE — Postal officials at the Bisbee and Sierra Vista post office said the same thing Thursday when asked the latest day local voters could mail their early ballot and still get it counted in the Nov. 6 general election. "As soon as possible," said a spokesman at the Sierra Vista post office, who had called the Bisbee post office and talked with an official there, who made the same statement. Ballots received...
Nov 1 2012 - 12:37pm
Oct. 30 8:06 a.m. Tools were stolen from a shop located on Highway 92 in Sierra Vista. 8:20 a.m. A woman, 31, was jailed in Sierra Vista for failure to appear after she turned herself in to the Sheriff’s Office. 8:53 a.m. A resident of Sierra Vista found fraudulent charges on his Wells Fargo Bank account. 12:47 p.m. A man, 27, was arrested in Douglas and jailed for outstanding warrants for failure to pay child support,...
Nov 1 2012 - 12:30pm
Oct. 19 7:19 a.m. A Douglas man, 28, was charged with criminal damage/domestic violence, assault/domestic violence and disorderly conduct/domestic violence. 9:40 a.m. A Sierra Vista man, 42, was charged with DUI – alcohol/drugs/toxic vapor and DUI – drugs or metabolite. 10:25 a.m. A Sierra Vista man, 55, was charged with DUI – alcohol/drugs/toxic vapor. 1:45 p.m. A Hereford woman, 55, was charged with...
Nov 1 2012 - 8:40am
PHOENIX — Saying federal officials continue to ignore the law, environmental groups are going back to court to force the Fish and Wildlife Service to get the desert bald eagle listed as "endangered.” The lawsuit charges the federal agency "ignored or discounted information,” including from its own biologists, that the desert eagles are sufficiently different from other bald eagles to be considered for their own...
Nov 1 2012 - 8:27am
An Arizona-based group trying to affect ballot measures in California has no constitutional right to hide its donors, a judge in that state ruled Wednesday.   Judge Shelleyanne Chang rejected arguments by attorneys for Americans for Responsible Leadership that producing the list for a California regulatory board would violate both its First Amendment rights as well as those of those who gave to the group with the understanding that...
Nov 1 2012 - 12:10am
BISBEE — While working Operation Stonegarden duty late Tuesday night, a Bisbee police officer gave chase to a speeding car on Highway 80 heading west toward Bisbee. A press release issued by Bisbee police Sgt. Taron Maddux states that a 2001 Ford Taurus operated by a lone occupant was clocked at 80 miles per hour in a 55 mile per hour zone. The officer attempted to catch up with the vehicle, however the driver sped up to avoid being...
Nov 1 2012 - 12:10am
BISBEE — Nearly 2,000 more people have registered to vote in the General Election than in the Primary bringing the count up to 80,372, said County Recorder Christine Rhodes. "That’s the highest number in the history of the county," said Rhodes Wednesday.  She and her staff of two people have been very busy verifying the early ballots that are still coming in at the rate of around 1,000 a day. "We...
Nov 1 2012 - 12:10am
  It’s always heartening to see a gathering of civic-minded people motivated to get off the couch and get informed on a community issue. That was the case Tuesday night when www.stopTAXabuse.org hosted a forum at the Windemere Hotel and Conference Center. The event attracted about 50 people with questions on the proposed 2 percent utility tax that will be decided by Sierra Vistans on the Nov. 6 ballot when they vote on a...
Nov 1 2012 - 12:10am
BISBEE — A woman who allegedly shot at a man at the International Karaoke Bar on Fry Boulevard in Sierra Vista on April 19 is scheduled for a hearing in January in Cochise County Superior Court. Lisa Ann Coste is charged with disorderly conduct for recklessly handling a 9 mm handgun, first-degree burglary of a non-residential structure, endangerment, aggravated assault upon Joseph Torres, and six counts for committing unlawful...
Nov 1 2012 - 12:10am
SIERRA VISTA— There are few places where you see as wide a range of human emotions as you do at the exit of a haunted house, or in this case, a haunted truck. There’s the screams of course, along with the laughs, the smiles, the groans and the grimaces. And yes, when the job is done right, there’s also the tears. “Some of the moms have even been crying,” said Patty Broughton, who does install sales for the...
Nov 1 2012 - 12:10am
BISBEE — A Bisbee man who was shot in the parking lot across from St. Elmo’s Bar in Brewery Gulch at around 2 a.m. Wednesday got in his car and drove himself to the hospital. Bisbee Police officer Sgt. Taron Maddux said emergency staff at Copper Queen Community Hospital notified the department of a 36-year-old male, whose name was not released, who had suffered a non-life threatening gunshot would to the leg.  Prior to...

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