Otero County Newswire

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  1. Local law enforcement remember fallen deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Alamogordo Daily News

    Daily News Otero County Sheriff Deputy Robert "Bob" Hedman, who was killed in 2004 while responding to a report of a domestic dispute in Cloudcroft. Ten years later, local law enforcement officers continue to remember Hedman's sacrifice, which many credit with saving the life of a three-year-old girl.

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  2. Teen birth rate declines ten percent statewideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Ruidoso News

    ... It's the latest decline in at least 15-year of a trend toward lowing teen pregnancy rates in the state. In Otero County, the teen birth rate for ages 15 to 19 dropped by 9.7 percent from 2012 to 2013, according to data accessed through the NMDH's ...

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  3. Casting call today for V-Day playRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Alamogordo Daily News

    The cast of V-Day Otero County 2013 "A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and A Prayer" Auditions are begin today at 2 p.m. for V-Day Otero County at the Rohovec Theatre on the campus of New Mexico State University - Alamogordo. For five years running, V-Day Otero County has partnered with New Mexico State University - Alamogordo and the V-Day global activist movement to present benefit productions in an effort to raise awareness and funds to end violence against women and girls.

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  4. PILT program gets full funding for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Alamogordo Daily News

    The Otero County Commission is set to receive money once again through the federal Payment in Lieu of Taxes program next year, according to a press release from New Mexico's Senate Delegation. Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich announced that President Obama signed legislation fully funding the program for 2015 earlier this week.

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  5. Coming EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... by the Alamogordo area Beta Sigma Phi sorority chapters. For more information, call 437-6616. Violence Day Otero County 2015: Will hold a casting call for women and men for this year's production of "A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and a Prayer: ...

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  6. Otero County athletes earn postseason accoladesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Alamogordo Daily News

    Student athletes from Otero County earned postseason accolades this fall. Here is a list of athletes who earned postseason recognitions from Alamogordo, Tularosa, Cloudcroft and Mescalero.

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  7. Decorative lights scattered across town of RuidosoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Ruidoso News

    ... U.S. 48, those entering the Enchanted Forest Loop can be blinded by the decorated 140 Otter Court, across from Otero County Electric. Lookers should enter the gate to get the full effect including the side of the house. Other jewels can be found by ...

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  8. Pesticide applicators workshop FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Deming Headlight

    ... NMSU Extension entomologist will give pest updates, and the last lecture will be given by Tom Dominguez, Otero County Extension agent, on pesticide application, including measuring and mixing. HONOLULU (AP) - A Korean Air Lines executive's tantrum ...

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  9. County nixes Ruidoso office for the DARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Ruidoso News

    ... security is lacking for her staff. She temporarily moved the staff to her office in Alamogordo in neighboring Otero County, which also falls within the 12th Judicial District. District Judge Karen Parsons pushed for the district attorney's office to ... 3 comments

  10. Otero County man hospitalized with HantavirusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Ruidoso News

    A 28-year-old man from McKinley County died this week from Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome and a 49-year-old man from Otero County still is hospitalized with the viral infection, but improving. Otero County is Ruidoso's neighbor to the south.

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  11. Alamogordo police logsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... of a household member after the boy damaged property belonging to his mother. The boy was turned over to the Otero County Detention Center for transport to a juvenile detention center. Angel Brown, 20, of the 600 block of South Florida Avenue, ...

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  12. Sacramento remembers special education teacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... page, Zia Therapy Center operates as a not-for-profit organization providing a myriad of community services in Otero County. Services include early intervention and therapeutic services to infants and toddlers who have, or are at risk for, ...

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  13. Coming EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... Society is 501(c)3 and funds raised will go to support the arts. For more information call 201-849-5001. The Otero County Tea Party: Will hold their meeting at 12 noon at The Empire Buffet, 1010 S. White Sands Blvd. Otero County Commissioner-elect ...

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  14. Recount completed in Otero CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Alamogordo Daily News

    Daily News Otero County election workers use vote tabulating machines to assist with a statewide recount to determine New Mexico's next Commissioner of Public Lands. Before the recount began, election rules required that workers certify each tabulator by running through 100 ballots and comparing the machine's accuracy against hand-tally totals.

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  15. AYFL fields first all-star team, OCYFL reflects on seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... is comprised of 26 peewee and 25 youth players. The peewee game is set for 8 a.m. while youth is at 10 a.m. The Otero County Youth Football League celebrated it's 34th year in existence. President Gilbert Saldana would like to remind the community ...

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  16. Alamogordo family still waiting for justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... aware of. We definitely have people of interest that we're looking into. We have a task force involved so the Otero County Sheriff's Office is working on it with us. We're working hand and hand on it. The task force is comprised of APD, Sheriff's ...

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  17. Alamogordo family still waiting for justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... aware of. We definitely have people of interest that we're looking into. We have a task force involved so the Otero County Sheriff's Office is working on it with us. We're working hand and hand on it. The task force is comprised of APD, Sheriff's ...

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  18. Koats for Kids in need of coatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Alamogordo Daily News

    Daily News Coats that have been collected and dropped off at the United Way of Otero County will be donated to local schools that have children in need. UWOC is still in need of heavier set winter coats.

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  19. Coming Events Dec. 5 - Dec. 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... is the visitor center from 5-8 p.m. For more information, call Becky Wiles Burghart at 479-6124. Singles of Otero County: will hold a dinner at 5:30 p.m. The place is the Cowboy's Steak House, Highway 70 and Lavelle Rd. For information, call ...

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

    Friday Dec 5 | Alamogordo Daily News

    The United Way of Otero County along with Comet Cleaners & Laundry is extending its Koats for Kids Collection Drive until Dec. 15. The drive is still in need of coat sizes 4T 10/12, preschool and elementary school sizes. The UWOC has lightweight coats but needs heavier coats.

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