Otero County Newswire

Otero County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Otero County, NM.

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  1. Jury acquits Silva on all five countsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Alamogordo Daily News

    Jennifer Silva, 32, testified in her own defense during her trial on five felony counts in connection with the June 2013 shooting in 12th Judicial District Court Thursday. An Otero County jury found Silva not guilty on all five counts Friday.

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  2. RODEO: Six local youth to compete at National Junior High Finals RodeoRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... in Des Moines, Iowa from June 21-27. Cleve Griffin is not pictured. Six local cowboys and cowgirls from around Otero County will be competing at the 11th annual National Junior High Finals Rodeo in Des Moines, Iowa from June 21-27. Tadd Dictson, 13, ...

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  3. Community CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... Alamogordo Public Library. Donations of Books, CDs, DVDs, puzzles, games and more always accepted. Singles of Otero County: Will have breakfast at 8:30 a.m. at the 19th Hole, Desert Lakes Golf Course, 2351 Hamilton Rd. For information, call Steve, ...

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  4. Otero County man arrested on attempted murder chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Las Cruces Sun-News

    LAS CRUCES >> A man accused of stabbing another man during an early-morning altercation in Chaparral has been arrested, the Dona Ana County Sheriff's Office reported Thursday in a news release. Rodger Allan Stefani, 46, was arrested by Otero County sheriff's deputies on a warrant late Thursday afternoon, the release said.

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  5. Silva trial begins in district courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... a deadly weapon, in connection with a June 2013 shooting. (Bryan Betts - Daily News) A state prosecutor told an Otero County jury in 12th Judicial District Court Wednesday that the trial of Jennifer Silva in connection with a June 2013 shooting ...

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  6. County seeks new attorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... of this moment, the contract states that the new attorney must be a resident of the state of New Mexico and not Otero County. Rardin said this topic has been brought up by people in public because for many years Bryant was not a resident of Otero ...

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  7. Three men arrested for kidnapping 16-year-old boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... Judge Gene Galassini set a $86,000 cash or surety bond for Wilson and Corey. The two men remain jailed at the Otero County Detention Center. During Colmenero's arraignment Galassini said he was "going take a chance" and release Colmenero, who said ...

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  8. Sheriff: Patrols boosted in Chaparral in response to parks vandalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... criminal activity at the facilities. Also, he said he's working to arrange for a cooperative agreement with the Otero County Sheriff's Department, which patrols a portion of Chaparral in Otero County. But also "we need the cooperation of the ...

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  9. What's Up Otero?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Alamogordo Daily News

    RPOC will host their general meeting at 5:30 p.m. today at Pepper's Grill, 3200 N. White Sands Blvd. Otero County Undersheriff Keith Syling and 12th Judicial District Judge Angie Schneider will be the guest speakers. The new RPOC board looks forward to meeting all of their fellow Republicans.

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  10. HELP-New Mexico serves local children and familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... offers free head start programs for infant to preschool age children in need of services at three locations in Otero County. "I think it gives them an opportunity to see what school is like and mingle with their peers," said lead teacher and center ...

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  11. Your opinionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Alamogordo Daily News

    I've seen a number of nakedly political and disturbingly inappropriate comments from politicians during my time in the Secret Service, Mayor Galea, who seems to enjoy prolifically spending taxpayer dollars on traveling, claims to have an issue with me speaking at the Otero County Law Enforcement appreciation dinner. I say "claims" because, in a cowardly move indicative of desperation, not principle, Mayor Galea never had the guts to address these "issues" with me at the event.

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  12. Grateful for Otero County's law enforcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... years as I can remember, the 12th Judicial District Law Enforcement Association has honored law enforcement in Otero County. For some unknown reason, that stopped about 10 years ago. This year a group of citizens came together with one common goal ...

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  13. Nonprofit volunteers lookout for the needs of childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Alamogordo Daily News

    The Court Appointed Special Advocate Association is a program that supports and promotes court-appointed volunteer advocacy so that every abused or neglected child can be safe, establish permanence and have the opportunity to thrive. New Mexico's CASA Program Director Ellen Genne visited the local organization seeking new recruits to advocate for the children of Otero and Lincoln counties.

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  14. Alamogordo police logsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... Lane, was arrested on two Magistrate Court orders for alleged probation violation. She was jailed at the Otero County Detention Center in lieu of bond pending her appearance in court. A 14-year-old girl, of the 1000 block of Cauthen Lane, pursuant ...

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  15. ALL-DISTRICT: Otero County athletes earn postseason honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Alamogordo Daily News

    Macie Perrin : .481 batting average with 14 homers, 44 RBIs and 52 hits. Perrin also earned the recognition of Most Valuable Player in District 4-6A.

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  16. Wind, rain and high winds in Otero County wreaks havocRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... power lines, a tree limb in Alameda Park and exacerbated a structure fire north of La Luz Thursday night. Otero County Emergency Services Director Paul Quairoli said four county volunteer fire departments responded to a fire at a residence on ...

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  17. Nonprofit attempting to help homeless vets get housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... about environmentally-friendly housing solutions at its monthly meeting. (Bryan Betts - Daily News) One of Otero County's newest nonprofit organizations shared its plans to build low-impact homes for veterans living on the fringes of American ...

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  18. Otero County commissioner to resident: 'drop dead'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    A county commissioner in southern New Mexico is under fire after he told a resident at a meeting to "drop dead" and challenged him to go "toe to toe." KRQE-TV in Albuquerque reports that Otero County Commissioner Ronny Rardin made the comments last week at a public meeting in response to a statement by John Turney.

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  19. Mayor doesn't support guest speaker at banquetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... a deadly weapon by a prohibited possessor. Meanwhile, Dan Bongino, the locally well hosted guest speaker of the Otero County Law Enforcement Appreciation Banquet, told CNN's Anderson Cooper the suspect had to be stopped but not with a vehicle ...

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  20. Alamogordo woman sentenced to 4 years for traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... which should have been combined in one case. Magistrate Court records state that undercover agents with the Otero County Narcotics Enforcement Unit purchased methamphetamine from Gonzales on two occasions in 2012, on Aug. 29 and Sept. 7. Records ...

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