Otero County Newswire

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  1. Sheriff's Office arrest man for alleged meth traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Alamogordo Daily News

    The Otero County Sheriff's Office, with the assistance of U.S. Border Patrol agents, arrested a 29-year-old Alamogordo man last week for allegedly trafficking methamphetamine out of his residence. Kevin Reed is charged with one count of alleged second-degree felony trafficking by possession with intent to distribute and one count each of alleged misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana, according to Magistrate Court records.

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  2. Otero County commissioners end contract with attorney Dan BryantRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Ruidoso News

    After 32 years of being Otero County attorney, Dan Bryant will be stepping down within 180 days. At a special county commission meeting Monday, County Commissioner Ronny Rardin proposed that the Bryant Law Firm no longer represent the county.

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  3. Community datesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ruidoso News

    ... Easter stories and making rabbit headbands at the Ruidoso Public Library. Joint waste authority meeting: The Otero County Solid Waste Authority and Greentree Solid Waste Authority are having their annual joint meeting at 1 p.m., April 1 at the ...

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  4. Community CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... the Board meeting. For more information please contact John Cowart at bent.tree@yahoo.com . Republican Women of Otero County: The featured speaker at their monthly luncheon meeting is Sen. Ron Griggs. The place is the 19th Hole - Desert Lakes Golf ...

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  5. County commissioners end contract with attorney Dan BryantRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Alamogordo Daily News

    After 32 years of being Otero County attorney, Dan Bryant will be stepping down within 180 days. At a special County Commission meeting Monday morning, County Commissioner Ronny Rardin proposed that the Bryant Law Firm no longer represent the county.

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  6. Legislators discuss the influence of party politic in the 2015 sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Alamogordo Daily News

    State legislators representing Otero County were the guest speakers at the Republican Party of Otero County's monthly meeting Thursday night. Sens. Bill Burt and Ron Griggs, and Reps.

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  7. Otero County officials dig proposed mining projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | KOB-TV

    A historic southern New Mexico mining town that once shined with the gold rush could sparkle again with some garnet. The Alamogordo Daily News reports commissioners and the Alamogordo Chamber of Commerce have been in talks with former Rosemont Realty CEO Dan Burrell about the $20 million project.

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  8. Woman killed in motorcycle accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... team and detective division investigated the accident with the assistance of the New Mexico State Police and Otero County Sheriff's Office, Schoolcraft said. ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Police officers in Alaska's biggest city became wranglers early ...

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  9. Alfonso Rey celebrates 10 years with Alamogordo Family Recreation CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... record. He also coached the 9-10 year old Little Bulls basketball team. Rey also enters his fifth year as an Otero County Youth Football coach. He recently coaches the Ducks flag football team (Ages 4-7) and peewee team (Ages 7-10). ANCHORAGE, ...

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  10. County Commissioners approved funding for new courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Alamogordo Daily News

    Otero County Commissioners approved funding at their March 19 meeting to combine the 12th Judicial District and Magistrate courts as well as the District Attorney's, Public Defenders, Children's, Youth and Families, Juvenile Probation, Sheriff's Office and the county's public safety answering points into one building. The funding is expected to cost about $30 million which will be funding through a general obligation bond issue and raising the gross receipts tax by 1/8 percent.

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  11. County renovating Alamogordo Women's Club buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Alamogordo Daily News

    The Otero County Buildings and Grounds Department began renovating the nearly 80-year-old Women's Club Building in January. The renovations are expected to finish this summer at a cost of 100,000.

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  12. Alamogordo woman sentenced to probation in 2013 stolen property caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... because of a prior 2009 felony conviction in Bernalillo County. According to 12th Judicial Court records, the Otero County Sheriff's Office requested an arrest warrant for Cruz after executing a search warrant on a residence in the 700 block of ...

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  13. Otero County is last county to consolidate 911 communicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Alamogordo Daily News

    Otero County is one of only three counties across New Mexico that does not have a consolidated dispatch center eligible to receive state tax funds, according to documents from the state's Department of Finance and Administration. The two other counties, the adjacent northeastern counties of Mora and Harding, are both predominately rural and sparsely populated, routing emergency calls to dispatch centers located in neighboring counties.

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  14. Woman sentence to probation in 2013 stolen property caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... because of a prior 2009 felony conviction in Bernalillo County. According to 12th Judicial Court records, the Otero County Sheriff's Office requested an arrest warrant for Cruz after executing a search warrant on a residence in the 700 block of ...

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  15. Man ticketed in two vehicle accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Alamogordo Daily News

    The Otero County Sheriff's Office deputies investigated a crash scene Wednesday afternoon after a red 2000 Ford F-150 traveling north on North Florida Avenue struck the rear left side of a 1989 blue and white pickup truck attempting to turn left onto K C Road. The woman driving the truck, whom first responders described as in her 30s, was transported to Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. 1 comment

  16. County commissioners discussed mining project in Oro GrandeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... deposit of garnet in the U.S. between El Paso and Alamogordo in the Jarilla Mountains Mineral District of Otero County. The discovery could jump-start not only Otero County but southern New Mexico over time with assets that could total in the ...

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  17. Master Guardeners can help preserve Otero County green spacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... such as the Alameda Butterfly Garden, and schools or at the zoo. The dues are $15. The group participates the Otero County Fair and the Earth Day Fair. Public information officer OCMGA Geavonna Bryant said their plant sale on Earth Day is one of ...

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  18. La Luz Volunteer Fire Department offers EMSRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... will eventually allow La Luz volunteers to provide medical transport when American Medical Response is tied up. Otero County firefighters extinguished lingering hot spots after a brush fire burned about four acres on five adjacent properties Monday ... 1 comment

  19. Chaparral man accused of sexually assaulting underage family memberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Alamogordo Daily News

    CHAPARRAL >> The Otero County Sheriff's Office is looking for a 36-year-old Chaparral man who allegedly coerced an underage family member into having sex. Authorities believe Milton Garcia is likely hiding out in Mexico after dispatchers pinged his cell phone to a location in Ciudad Juarez, where he fled after an incident at his residence last week.

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  20. HELP-NM Inc. provides oportunities for for local families in early childhood educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Deming Headlight

    ... event for the conference. Pena will be accompanied by the HELP-NM Director Gloria Lopez and a parent from an Otero County HELP-NM program. "I taught at a private center in Las Vegas before returning to Deming and it has been a wonderful experience ...

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