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Monday, October 21 2013

Oct 21 2013 - 11:53pm
William G. Kees II, 49, Douglas resident, passed away on Oct. 14, 2013. No services are planned.
Oct 21 2013 - 11:51pm
NEW YORK — Together with GreenCE, the Copper Development Association (CDA) has developed a two-part video case study, highlighting the craftsmanship of the Health Sciences Education Building at The University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix (HSEB) as one of the most innovative, sustainable construction projects in the United States utilizing copper.  Now available, “Oasis: Designing a LEED Campus in the Desert - Part 2,” ...
Oct 21 2013 - 11:47pm
I recently conducted  some market research to learn from leaders how I can best support their leadership growth and development.  I asked a series of questions and received great responses, food for thought, and feedback.  When I spoke with a man in the military, he said one of the most important aspects he looks for in leadership is “keepin it real.” OK, he is quite a bit younger than I am! ...
Oct 21 2013 - 11:45pm
By BARRY WILNER The Associated press EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.— With six losses on their resume, the New York Giants could have been wondering if they would ever win a game this season. Instead, they searched within to see what they are made of. “The players and coaches have great pride in what we’re doing,” Eli Manning said Monday night after — at last — the team’s first victory, 23-7 over the Minnesota Vikings. “We just had to...
Oct 21 2013 - 9:24pm
Local economic development representative, Mignonne Hollis has been named to the statewide transportation investment committee with the Arizona First Leadership Foundation. The foundation is a non-profit organization started earlier this year by Mesa Mayor Scott Smith to bring leaders together to tackle Arizona’s most pressing issues. The first initiative of the group was launched this month and features iArizona: interconnect, invest,...
Oct 21 2013 - 9:21pm
Tired of using a small remote control for navigating around your Smart HDTV? The Logitech Wireless Touch Keyboard K400 is a perfect addition to any room with a Smart HDTV. The Logitech K400 is a small, wireless keyboard with an integrated mouse touchpad. The keyboard’s long-range wireless will allow a person to be up to 33 feet away from the TV. Just think — surfing the Internet on the big screen from the comfort of your couch. The Logitech...
Oct 21 2013 - 9:15pm
To the Editor: I just want to recognize our police officers and our firemen. They have such tough jobs. But I see kindness and concern. They are polite and respectful. They do their daily work of protecting us the best they can. I have met some awesome workers in their field. I don’t want to leave out the state troopers or the Sheriff because they are also awesome. Don’t forget our Border Patrol. All these people are just doing...
Oct 21 2013 - 9:14pm
To the Editor: The Sierra Vista Citizens’ Police Academy Associates (CPAA) hosted a fundraising holiday shopping bazaar in the Mall at Sierra Vista on Saturday, Oct. 19. By any measure, this inaugural venture by the CPAA was a success. We had nearly 60 vendors — mostly local home-based businesses — and mall visitors partook in the raffle of dozens of prizes donated by the vendors, all to raise funds for the Sierra Vista Police Officers...
Oct 21 2013 - 9:10pm
Fore!  It’s time for the Boys and Girls Club of Bisbee’s 10th annual golf tournament.  Tee off times are on Saturday, Nov. 2, starting at 9:30 a.m. (shotgun start) at the beautiful Turquoise Valley Golf Club, in Naco. This yearly fundraiser for the the Bisbee Boys and Girls Club will feature team prizes, skill prizes, a raffle, and much more.  Mulligans will be available, along with the “World Famous” Mexican Brunch....
Oct 21 2013 - 9:05pm
Thunder Mountain Republican Women’s Club  monthly luncheon meeting will be called to order at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, at Pueblo del Sol Country Club, 2770 St. Andrews Drive.  The program speaker will be Tim Cervantes, Administrative Director of The Cochise Water Project, who will give a presentation about various water conservation strategies.  For lunch reservations, please call Sarah at 234-0952.  Visitors and...
Oct 21 2013 - 8:38pm
It isn’t often this space supports state lawmakers staying “off the job,” but the recent call for a special session to give more money to the Independent Redistricting Commission certainly provides a good reason to keep the lights off in Phoenix. Put aside your political opinions for just a moment and consider the question of whether it’s possible to pay attorneys contemplating the boundaries of federal and state legislative districts...
Oct 21 2013 - 7:22pm
The doors of heaven received our beloved father on October 21, 2013, joining his beloved wife, our mother, Micha Encinas, his best friend, love of his life and partner of 70 years. Dad is now at peace and rejoicing with our mom forever. He is preceded in death by parents Jose Lugo and Beatriz Encinas, brothers Joaquin,Evaristo and Albert Gracia, grandson, David Swizter, granddaughter, Belinda Montano and beloved nephew, Ricardo Amador...
Oct 21 2013 - 6:53pm
WHETSTONE – Celebrating National Fire Prevention Week, Whetstone Fire District hosted a community event on Saturday, featuring activities for children and live music, along with treating families to hamburgers and hot dogs. “This year we partnered with Huachuca City Fire and went into Huachuca City School and talked to kindergarten, first and second graders about fire prevention week,” said Whetstone Fire Chief Peter Bidon. “By going...
Oct 21 2013 - 6:02pm
BISBEE — Three teens arrested and charged as adults for more than 100 instances of vehicle damage and several cases of arson in Sierra Vista were arraigned in Cochise County Superior Court Monday, while the Cochise County Attorney’s Office has made the decision to try a fourth suspect in the case as an adult as well. Zachary Taylor Carter Bennett, 17, Christian Kyle Bense, 18, and Jacob Evan Hocker, 16, all of Sierra Vista, were each...
Oct 21 2013 - 5:53pm
SIERRA VISTA — Regardless of claims by Fort Huachuca personnel the more than 70-year-old black officers club has lost its historical significance, Arizona’s senior preservation officer disagrees. The World War II officers club used by blacks is a historic entity and needs to be saved since it was the only such structure built for what were then called “colored officers” during the nation’s days of a segregated military....
Oct 21 2013 - 5:42pm
Congratulations to Robert Webster of Sierra Vista, who weeathered a tough week of games to pick to win this week’s installment of the Herald/Review Football Contest. Webster missed five, the most of any winner since we’ve started this contest, but in a week of wild upsets in college football, Webster missed just one in the top half. He called Missouri over Florida, Florida State on the road over Clemson, and even got Ole Miss...
Oct 21 2013 - 4:33pm
BISBEE — A trial date has been set for a man charged in the assault of a woman in the community of Cochise this summer. Phillip Vincent Livesay, 33, is facing two counts of sexual assault, one count of aggravated assault and a single count of first degree burglary stemming from the Aug. 19 incident in which he allegedly attacked a woman who came home to her boyfriend’s house to find him inside trying to steal a television, according to...
Oct 21 2013 - 4:13pm
BISBEE — Moments before a jury trial was set to begin concerning two men in connection to a home invasion just south of Sierra Vista earlier this year, a plea deal was struck that will see both men sent to prison. Calvin Anastasia Driver Jr., 22, and Darius Allen, 24, have both accepted a plea agreement form the state that sees them plead guilty to burglary in the first degree while they or an accomplice possessed a deadly weapon, a...
Oct 21 2013 - 4:02pm
SIERRA VISTA — While it’s a little more than a month off, planners for this year’s Festival of Trees need to know how many entries — trees, wreaths, centerpieces and gingerbread houses — will be on display. The Nov. 8 deadline for entries is fast approaching, Amanda Baillie said, adding the annual event creates a special winter wonderland, allowing people to display their decorating skills while at the same time helping the needy in...
Oct 21 2013 - 3:53pm
FORT HUACHUCA — The ribbons are red. Red is a color which means, stop, don’t go. And when it comes to the annual Red Ribbon Week, the caution is for children not to become involved with drugs, the mind numbing, killing crutch of too many people. The week was succinctly put into perspective by Gen. Myer Elementary School student Andrew Francis. “It tells me don’t use drugs,” the third-grader...
Oct 21 2013 - 2:33pm
Richard Lee Deines Feb. 13, 1934 – Oct. 12, 2013 Richard Lee Deines age 79, of Maxwell, NM, passed away after a long illness on Saturday October 12, 2013 in Lakewood, CO. He was born February 13, 1934 in Boulder, CO, the son of David Randolph and Nellie Eudora Cole-Deines. Richard was raised on a dairy farm outside Boulder, CO. Throughout his married life he was a rancher, living in Almont, CO; Akron, CO; Wray, CO; Chadron,...
Oct 21 2013 - 10:53am
Adela Gonzales will be offer a spooktacular good time at the Haunted House located on 114 21st Street on Oct. 30 and Oct. 31 from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. and Nov. 1 from 6:30 - 11.                 Gonzales along with her family has started remodeling her house for the scary event last week.         ...
Oct 21 2013 - 9:53am
                On October 11, Bob Gent former president of the Huachuca Astronomy Club, gave a presentation on our galaxy and those around ours.                 The audience saw pictures of stars up-close and also had the opportunity to see the sun through a telescope. He also told the...
Oct 21 2013 - 9:42am
The House of Hope remembered and honored the victims of domestic violence at the 19th annual House of Hope Domestic Crisis Shelter Candle Light/Walk and Vigil on Oct. 16.                 For over 25 years, Catholic Community Services Domestic Violence Program has been providing domestic violence information, training and other prevention services, as well as,...
Oct 21 2013 - 9:33am
                  The Arizona Department of Public Safety reported that a fully-loaded semi-tractor trailer rolled over on Highway 80 at Mile Post 381 on Oct. 17 at 10:04 p.m.                 The driver, Octavio Orozco, 30, and the cattle inside the trailer were not injured...
Oct 21 2013 - 9:22am
The Douglas Mercado Farmers Market will open for the last time this season this Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at CastroPark on 10th Street. Also on the last day of the market, a bountiful gift basket will be raffled and kids will be competing in a pumpkin decorating contest. Pumpkins will be given to the first 30 kids who sign in at CastroPark’s stage area. Small and large pumpkins will also be available to purchase...
Oct 21 2013 - 8:43am
By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services PHOENIX — Come January, Arizona’s minimum-wage workers will be able to afford an extra Big Mac a week — but not if they want fries and a drink with it. The state Industrial Commission voted last week for a 10-cent-an-hour hike in the state minimum wage, to $7.90 an hour. The federal minimum wage remains at $7.25 an hour, where it has been stuck since 2009...
Oct 21 2013 - 8:32am
The Douglas High School FFA, DHS art and culinary departments plus the Bulldog 4-H Club held a Land Lab Festival this past Saturday at the land lab located on Louie Ave. near the JoeCarlsonSchool. Local residents were able to go into the pumpkin patch which was run by the 4-H Department and pick their own pumpkins which were a variety of sizes. The 4-H also sold hamburgers, chips and a drink for $5 with all proceeds going to the 4...

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