Otero County Newswire

Otero County Newswire

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

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  1. Same-sex marriage now legalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Alamogordo Daily News

    Jane talks to several of her friends and supporters during a celebration of Friday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling. With the U.S. Supreme Court handing down a landmark opinion that gives same-sex couples the right to marry nationwide, a group of both gay and straight Otero County residents celebrated the Court's decision Friday at White Sands Boulevard and 10th Street.

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  2. Summer workshop teaches children about roboticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... and Astronautics chapter along with the Alamogordo community that provides creative ways for youth in Otero County to get excited about math and science. The workshop started June 22 and ended June 26 at Bethel Baptist Church. A second workshop will ...

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  3. United Way Day of CaringRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Alamogordo Daily News

    The United Way of Otero County has offered the Day of Caring to residents of Alamogordo and Otero County for nearly 25 years. Volunteers from Holloman Air Force Base and community citizens perform work service for seniors, the disabled and low income families that need critical assistance at their home.

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  4. Beug graduates from NM Core ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Alamogordo Daily News

    Leadership NM From left to right: Bill Connor, 2015 Core Class graduate, Core Curriculum Committee Chairman, Leadership New Mexico, Josh Beug, 2015 Core Class graduate, and John Brown, 2010 Core Class graduate, Lifetime Member and Chairman of the Board of Leadership New Mexico, President and CEO of Silent Falcon UAS Technologies. Josh Beug had no idea what to expect when Otero County Economic Development CEO Mike Espiritu recommended him to the Leadership New Mexico Core Program.

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  5. Auction to raise money for kids booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Alamogordo Daily News

    The Dolly Parton Imagination Library of Otero County will be hosting a Celebrity Auction on Sunday at Desert Sun Toyota to instill the love of reading to young children in the community. Money raised from the auction will be used to buy books for pre-school age children in Otero County.

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  6. Community CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... new to the area. Also note: it is impossible for the Daily News to answer all e-mails received in a single day. Otero County Cattleman's Association: is holding an enchilada dinner and dance at the Weed Community Center. Music will be provided by ...

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  7. Alamogordo AME pastor reflects about SC church tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Alamogordo Daily News

    Otero County's African Methodist Episcopal Owen Chapel Rev. Warren Robinson stands on the alter of his church Thursday.

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  8. Fireworks ban will send many in area to New MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | KVIA-TV El Paso

    ... ere, but you can't go anywhere else.'" Chapparal has also been a destination for many seeking fireworks fun. An Otero County official told ABC-7 they are already shifting resources to chaparral in preparation for the fourth.

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  9. Woman sentenced to prison for conspiring to smuggle drugs into Otero prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Alamogordo Daily News

    One of the six defendants who pleaded guilty to attempting to smuggle methamphetamine and heroin into the Otero County Prison Facility in Chaparral was sentenced in a Las Cruces federal courtroom Wednesday to 2 1/2 years in prison for her involvement in the 2014 scheme, according to a U.S. Attorney press release. In a press release, U.S. Attorney for the District of New Mexico spokeswoman Elizabeth M. Martinez stated Ana Lopez, 25, of Albuquerque will also be on two years of supervised release after Lopez completes her prison term for her conviction on conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and heroin into OCPF.

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  10. Drug trafficking lands Portales man behind bars for 10 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Wood and co-defendent, Justin Thomas Shipley, 30, of Portales were arrested on April 24, 2014, in Otero County, N.M., on a criminal complaint charge with meth trafficking charges. The six-count indictment was filed on July 16, 2014.

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

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... space history. For more information contact Trish Wilson at 437-8569. The Dolly Parton Imagination Library of Otero County is hosting a Celebrity Auction for Literacy at Desert Sun Toyota 3333 N. White Sands Blvd. June 28. Money raised from the ...

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  12. Scarce services for the homelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Alamogordo Daily News

    A young girl surveyed the desert plates at a free community meal hosted by the Otero County Hunger Coalition at Our Savior Lutheran Church. Coalition councilwoman Janet Quick said the organization serves an average of 135 plates at the Wednesday meal to people in the community, including homeless individuals living on the street or in their vehicles.

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  13. United Way Day of CaringRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Alamogordo Daily News

    The United Way of Otero County has offered the Day of Caring to residents of Alamogordo and Otero County for nearly 25 years. Volunteers from Holloman Air Force Base and community citizens perform work service for seniors, the disabled and low income families that need critical assistance at their home.

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  14. Alamogordo police logsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... traffic stop, was arrested on two Municipal Court warrants for alleged failure to appear. He was jailed at the Otero County Detention Center in lieu of bond pending his appearance in court. Tommy Shaffer, 27, of the 2100 block of Stardust, was ...

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  15. Public Library celebrates JuneteenthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... than two years after President Lincoln declared slavery illegal. The day's programming was cosponsored by the Otero County NAACP and the Friends of the Alamogordo Public Library. It included an opening proclamation by Alamogordo's African Methodist ...

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  16. Living on the other side of the tracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... the number of homeless can be difficult, the leaders of local nonprofit organizations like Love Inc. and the Otero County Hunger Coalition said they work with individuals living on Alamogordo's streets often enough to view homelessness as a serious ...

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  17. Community CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... Free admission and parking. No pets allowed. For more information go online at http://highrollsfestivals.com Otero County NAACP: In Celebration of Juneteenth 2015, The Otero County NAACP and the Alamogordo Friends of the Library present "A Salute to ...

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  18. COPE offers domestic violence services in Lincoln CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Ruidoso News

    In 2013, domestic violence was responsible for 18,954 responses by law enforcement in New Mexico and the district courts issued 5,352 domestic violence-related protection orders, according to statistics from the state Health Department. In Lincoln County, the Center for Protected Environment is one of the oldest and most active organizations providing services to victims of domestic violence and offering some hope of rehabilitation for offenders.

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  19. Otero County NAACP celebrates JuneteenthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Alamogordo Daily News

    The Otero County National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and the Alamogordo Friends of the Library will present "A Salute to the Arts," an event celebrating Juneteenth, at the Alamogordo Public Library Saturday. The celebration dates back to 1865 when Maj.

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  20. Roswell man pleads guilty to fleeing border checkpointRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 18 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    A Roswell man is facing prison after pleading guilty to fleeing from a New Mexico border checkpoint earlier this year. Romero was arrested on March 3 during a routine inspection at the U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint on U.S. Highway 54 in Otero County.

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