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Wednesday, August 21 2013

Aug 21 2013 - 6:28pm
Huachuca Area School Retiree’s Association will host a picnic on Thursday Aug. 22 at Veterans’ Memorial Park. HASRA is an organization of retired school employees, both certified and classified. Members logged more than 14,000 volunteer hours of community service and gave over $1,300 to charities in the Sierra Vista area in 2012. The gathering will begin at 3:30 p.m. at Ramada No. 1 on the west side of Veterans’ Park for social time and we plan...
Aug 21 2013 - 5:52pm
SIERRA VISTA — The Sierra Vista Unified School District Governing Board, in a 5-0 vote, decided on Wednesday to reject the resignation of Buena head football coach Ryan Scherling, and also voted unanimously to reject the administration’s request to have Scherling terminated as a teacher and coach. Scherling will be returning to the classroom and football field on Thursday. Upon reviewing the evidence the district presented...
Aug 21 2013 - 5:22pm
By Carolyn Santucci For the Herald/Review The Arizona Folklore Preserve opens for its 17th season Saturday, Aug. 31, and Sunday, Sept. 1, at 2 p.m. Located 6 miles south of Sierra Vista, in beautiful, wooded Ramsey Canyon, you’ll find the Arizona Folklore Preserve, just a stone’s throw from The Nature Conservancy’s Ramsey Canyon Preserve, which is dedicated to the preservation of the area’s flora and fauna...
Aug 21 2013 - 5:22pm
The Harvey Girls of the Southwest, presented by Ann-Mary Lutzick will be on Tuesday, Aug. 27, at 5:30 p.m. at the library. This program was made possible by the Arizona Humanities Council and Friends of the Copper Queen Library.  The Fred Harvey Company operated its exceptional chain of restaurants and hotels along the Santa Fe Railway from 1876 through the 1950s. Among its many innovations was the employment of more than 100,000...
Aug 21 2013 - 5:12pm
Calling all artists of Bisbee and surrounding area — Central School Project (CSP) reminds all that 2013 is the Bisbee Biennial year. And, 2011 was a great success. The gallery space was filled with a remarkable showing! For those who are new to this — the Biennial is an open call show.  It allows for a great mix of work in all mediums and, in the spirit of Central School Project’s Open Show that was a tradition here for years,...
Aug 21 2013 - 5:12pm
Dillon’s NightClub: 6415 E. Highway 90, Sierra Vista, 458-8209. Wednesdays, Karaoke from 8 p.m. to midnight; Thursdays, 2 for 1 until midnight, hip hop and dance music all night; Fridays, ladies night all drinks for the ladies $3 or less until midnight; Saturday, line dancing lessons 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. No cover charge anytime.   Landmark Cafe: Fry Boulevard, in the Landmark Plaza, 459-4624. THE CANTEEN At THE WINDEMERE...
Aug 21 2013 - 4:48pm
August 13 9:14 a.m. A male student at Bisbee High School was issued a juvenile referral after assaulting another male student in math class. 10:48 a.m. A hit and run accident was reported near the courthouse in Old Bisbee. 11:05 a.m. A caller reported finding a possible “crack pipe” outside an office on the 500 block of Melody Lane. 8:09 p.m. A caller reported he was hit in the face by his girlfriend on the 100...
Aug 21 2013 - 4:48pm
August 13 8:14 a.m. A man, 35, was arrested in Fairbanks and jailed for an outstanding warrant for failure to comply with a Court Order. 9:44 a.m. A cow was shot in the neck by an unknown person on Cascabel Road in Benson. 10:59 a.m. An attempted break-in of a travel trailer and theft of $25 of gas was reported from a residence on S. Santa Elena Avenue in Sierra Vista. August 16 12:25 a.m. A residence on N...
Aug 21 2013 - 4:42pm
FORT HUACHUCA — A canyon which has been closed due to bear activity was reopened to the public Wednesday. Huachuca Canyon will be open during daylight hours only, according to Post Spokeswoman Tanja Linton. A new sign at the entrance to Huachuca Canyon warns visitors they are about to enter bear country and provides tips on how to avoid bears and what to do if they encounter one, she said. And, in order to do our...
Aug 21 2013 - 4:42pm
DOUGLAS — Registration is underway for the 18th annual Douglas Economic Outlook Luncheon, hosted by the Cochise College Small Business Development Center and Center for Economic Research. This year’s event is from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, with doors opening at 11. The luncheon will take place at a new location this year: the Douglas Municipal Golf Course Restaurant and Lounge, located at 1372 E. Fairway...
Aug 21 2013 - 4:42pm
BISBEE — As part of the county Board of Supervisors’ ongoing effort to provide high quality service to customers, members of the public can now pay by credit card for permits on any parcel in the permitting or planning docket system such as variances, re-zonings and appeals.    Gussie Motter, deputy clerk of the Board of Supervisors, states in a press release: “The convenience of using the internet to perform...
Aug 21 2013 - 4:42pm
BISBEE — Cochise Health and Social Services is pleased to announce that beginning September 10, tuberculosis testing at the Sierra Vista clinic will be conducted every Tuesday. Results will be available three days later (on Friday of the testing week).   This change means that Monday holidays will no longer disrupt the regular TB testing schedule, thereby enhancing client convenience.   Note that no TB...
Aug 21 2013 - 4:42pm
BENSON — As the City seeks a new manager to replace Interim City Manager Jim Cox, it appears that Stephen Pauken will be the likely choice. However, the deal has not been finalized, as contract negotiations between Pauken and the city are ongoing. Meanwhile, Cox has been approached by city staff and council members about the possibility of stepping in as the city manager for one year. While he has indicated that he’s looking forward to...
Aug 21 2013 - 4:32pm
BISBEE — The Bisbee Chamber of Commerce received approval from the city council to use Grassy Park and Goar Park for two days as accessory locations for the annual Bisbee Blues Festival coming up in September.  Public Works Director Tom Klimek explained that the police and fire chiefs reviewed the permits for the two-day use of the parks and had no reservations about the plan.  Councilman Ken Budge noted that these...
Aug 21 2013 - 1:30pm
PHOENIX — Two state officials filed suit Wednesday in a bid to force the federal Election Assistance Commission to let Arizona add a requirement for proof of citizenship to that agency’s voter registration form. Both Secretary of State Ken Bennett and Attorney General Tom Horne admitted they have no evidence that anyone who has used that form — as opposed to the state’s own form — is not eligible to vote. And Bennett...
Aug 21 2013 - 12:10am
Quote of the day: “My philosophy is that if you don’t feel like what you’re creating is the best work you’ve ever done, it’s time to throw in the towel.” — Lyricist Bernie Taupin, who has written the words to most of Elton John’s classic hit songs. *** It’s never too early to let everyone know about our annual Taste of Home Cooking Show and Expo. This year’s event is set to take place on Monday, Oct. 28, at the Buena...
Aug 21 2013 - 12:10am
Loving legumes If you have type 2 diabetes, you probably already know that you need to keep a close eye on what you eat. Certain foods can affect how well you manage your condition. A recent study suggests people with diabetes should try adding more legumes to their diet. Researchers found that eating more of them may lower blood sugar and blood pressure levels. Some examples of legumes are beans, lentils and chickpeas. Such foods are...
Aug 21 2013 - 12:10am
SIERRA VISTA — Sadie Belle where are you? You’ve been seen walking and running along on your four paws in this southern Arizona community, since July 3. But when a two-legged friend tries to approach you, you run off in fear for they are not your human father, a soldier who worries about you in far off Afghanistan. You have been spotted in neighborhoods, roaming through some of washes in Sierra Vista — in an...
Aug 21 2013 - 12:10am
SIERRA VISTA — Looking for a lost dog takes calmness and patience, an expert said Tuesday. Dogs can be skittish, wary, afraid, dangerous, all which make them difficult to retrieve, said Martin Deeley, the executive director of the International Association of Canine Professionals. A dog like Sadie Belle, who went missing on July 3 in Sierra Vista, doesn’t know the area well and will wander, he said. One should...
Aug 21 2013 - 12:10am
SIERRA VISTA — When it comes to schools, parents can see at a glance how they measure up based on a state grading system, but comparing pre-K childcare centers isn’t so easy. Until now. First Things First, a voter-approved statewide organization dedicated to early childhood care and education, announced Tuesday that it will make its star rating system public via its new website, www.QualityFirstAZ.com, offering parents a way...
Aug 21 2013 - 12:10am
SIERRA VISTA — Two people have been arrested after Sierra Vista police and Cochise County deputies served simultaneous search warrants at two trailers in the Garden Canyon Mobile Home Park Tuesday afternoon. Charges are pending against Bobbi Fowler and Sylvester Jordan in connection to an ongoing investigation of the movement of marijuana in Sierra Vista. “We came here with the intention of hitting both trailers, looking for...
Aug 21 2013 - 12:10am
SIERRA VISTA — Another major step has been taken in the construction of a new 100-bed Sierra Vista Regional Health Center. Tuesday, JE Construction Company of Kansas City, Mo., was selected to build the facility, adding another medical complex to its Arizona resume. The company has constructed nearly two dozen health care projects valued at more than $427 million in Arizona in the past decade. A formal ground-breaking is...
Aug 21 2013 - 12:10am
It would be remiss to ignore what happened Sunday afternoon in Bisbee where about 30 people gathered at the invitation of Ward 2 council member Dave Smith to talk about what can be done to improve local business. The session encouraged a free-flowing discussion of ideas, and plenty were offered. Beyond an opening presentation on the status of the Queen Mine Tour and the future of that attraction, there was an opportunity to consider...
Aug 21 2013 - 12:10am
In a recent Herald editorial, the gauntlet was thrown down. We in the tennis community were informed, following the city’s announcement of the proposed closure of King’s Court, that “Tennis players, it’s your serve.” Not exactly, Mr. Editor. You see, the “serve” in tennis is the only shot over which the player has total control. Everything else is reactionary and mostly defensive — unpredictable balls flying at you in many possible forms. Could...
Aug 21 2013 - 12:10am
BENSON — A recall election against Benson City Councilman Ron Brooks has been dropped by recall organizers after a lawsuit alleging circulator fraud and other violations was filed in Cochise County Superior Court. “This is a victory for me and the citizens of Benson,” said Brooks, who says that recall organizers, City Clerk Vicki Vivian and county officials agreed to enter a court judgment and injunction to stop the recall, which would...

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