Otero County Newswire

Otero County Newswire

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  1. Alamogordo and Tularosa school bonds passedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... set forth by the Alamogordo Public Schools and the Tularosa Municipal Schools were passed by voters on Tuesday. Otero County Clerk Denise Guerra said the unofficial results concluded the APS bond election passed with 785 votes in favor and 201 votes ...

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  2. Otero County salmonella case being investigatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Alamogordo Daily News

    Santa Fe - The New Mexico Department of Health is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , the Food and Drug Administration , the New Mexico Environment Department, the Albuquerque Environmental Health Departmen Otero County salmonella case being investigated Santa Fe - The New Mexico Department of Health is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , the Food and Drug Administration , the New Mexico Environment Department, the Albuquerque Environmental Health Departmen Check out this story on AlamogordoNews.com: http://a-dnews.co/1SWSsen Las Cruces Central Public Health Office at 1170 N. Solano Drive is now providing full-time immunization services for children and adults.

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  3. Otero County votes on school bond electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Alamogordo Daily News

    Otero County residents can vote until 7 p.m. today to decide the fate of school bonds proposed by the Alamogordo Public Schools and Tularosa Municipal Schools. Otero County votes on school bond elections Otero County residents can vote until 7 p.m. today to decide the fate of school bonds proposed by the Alamogordo Public Schools and Tularosa Municipal Schools.

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  4. Defendant attacks prosecutor after conviction on sex-abuse chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | ABA Journal

    ... reports. Cox has been jailed on a no-bond hold pending the outcome of an investigation into the incident by the Otero County Sheriff's Office. Additional charges are expected. "Physically attacking a prosecutor in the courtroom when he is only doing ...

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  5. NewsTop 2015 criminal justice system newsTop 2015 criminal justice...Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 21 | Ruidoso News

    ... Martinez named Dan Bryant to replace her. The district includes Otero and Lincoln counties. Bryant had been Otero County attorney until shortly before the new appointment. He was still serving as Ruidoso village attorney. In a legal career spanning ...

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  6. An Otero man attacks prosecutor after sentencingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    According to the Alamogordo Daily News, a man who was just convicted of inappropriately touching a 5- year-old girl attacked the state prosecutor. Michael T. Cox Jr., 31, seemed normal as he stood trial in an Otero County courtroom Friday until he was convicted of touching his girlfriend's 5-year-old daughter.

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  7. Sheriff's Office arrests 45 in undercover drug operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | Alamogordo Daily News

    The Otero County Sheriff's Office arrested Friday about 45 people on various felony drug trafficking and distribution charges that was part of a four-month undercover operation conducted by the Otero County Narcotics Task Force with the assistance of Sheriff's Office arrests 45 in undercover drug operation The Otero County Sheriff's Office arrested Friday about 45 people on various felony drug trafficking and distribution charges that was part of a four-month undercover operation conducted by the Otero County Narcotics Task Force with the assistance of Check out this story on AlamogordoNews.com: http://a-dnews.co/1VhwLDx The Otero County Sheriff's Office with the assistance of U.S. Border Patrol and numerous other state and local law enforcement agencies arrested about 45 people on drug related charges Friday.

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  8. Defendant attacks prosecutor after being found guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Alamogordo Daily News

    A Tularosa man physically attacked a prosecutor in a 12th Judicial District courtroom Wednesday after an Otero County jury convicted the man for inappropriately touching his 5-year-old live-in girlfriend's daughter. Defendant attacks prosecutor after being found guilty ALAMOGORDO - A Tularosa man physically attacked a prosecutor in a 12th Judicial District courtroom Wednesday after an Otero County jury convicted the man for inappropriately touching his 5-year-old live-in girlfriend's daughter.

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  9. a NM small town undercover operation renders resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Authorities in one New Mexico City finished a top secret undercover operation Friday that involved taking out drug dealers one deal at a time. "The way it works is we have an undercover officer out purchasing contraband from certain individuals who are in the business of making money off the pain of others, said Otero County Sheriff Benny House.

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  10. 700 Refugee Children Headed for New MexicoRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 21 | Courthouse News Service

    ... e day, it's going to take care of those young people, no matter who they are." Alamogordo is the county seat of Otero County, in south-central New Mexico, and has a population of just over 30,000.

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  11. Surprise! Ruidoso has plenty of broadbandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | NewsOK.com

    Ruidoso economic development planners appeared astonished to learn Tuesday that lack of broadband voice and data service is not holding back the region's growth after all. There's more than enough of it.

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  12. Alamogordo celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... 201 Dale Scott Ave., then proceeded to City Hall and returned to the Boys and Girls Club on the same route. Otero County NAACP President Rev. Warren Robinson said the march was to memorialize and remember Dr. King for leading the civil rights ...

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  13. Ex-New Mexico corrections officer sentenced in drug caseRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 12 | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... release. They say Delgadillo was accused of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and heroin into the Otero County Prison Facility in Chaparral from December 2013 through April 2014. Prosecutors say Delgadillo admitted smuggling an ounce of ...

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  14. Tip leads deputies to home with 6 kids, 30 petsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | KOAT-TV

    Last month, Otero County deputies got a tip about possible child abuse at an area mobile home. Once inside, deputies found six children and 30 pets.

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  15. Owners of animal rescue accused of animal abuse, charged with child abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | KRQE Albuquerque

    ... does not have regulations for animal rescues and that they are regulated by the state "I think it's time for Otero County to step up and say we're not going to accept this anymore," said Bueno. KRQE News 13 also learned that the sheriff's office had ...

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  16. Otero County Electric reports several areas remain without powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Ruidoso News

    Otero County Electric reports several areas remain without power The weekend winter storm named Goliath wreaked plenty of havoc, causing several power outages throughout the area. Check out this story on ruidosonews.com: http://r-news.co/1QYfGjG A weekend snow storm knocked out power from Alto to Cloudcroft.

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  17. LocalCounty unemployment up slightly from a year agoCounty...Read the original story

    Dec 22, 2015 | Ruidoso News

    ... at 8,768 and 522 without work compared to 8,716 last year for the same month and 510 unemployed. Neighboring Otero County didn't fare quite as well with a rate of 6.1 percent for November compared to 5.9 percent revised in November 2014. Out of a ...

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  18. San Juan College partners with NMSU-A on degreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    A new agreement between San Juan College and New Mexico State University in Alamogordo will help train hospital staff in southern New Mexico. The two schools have signed a memorandum of understanding that allows San Juan College to help NMSU administer courses for an associate degree in surgical technology, according to Teddy Farias, dean of the School of Health Sciences at San Juan College.

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  19. Remembering, honoring one of Alamogordo's ownRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... Mexico Motor Transportation Division officer Robert A. Potter. A plaque bearing his name was dedicated at the Otero County Fallen Officers Memorial. Potter, 41, died Aug. 16, 2012 Friends, family and law enforcement as well as Alamogordo residents ...

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  20. Dead dogs and cats found in crates at New Mexico animal 'rescue'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Officials in Tularosa, New Mexico, discovered a disturbing situation at the property of a so-called animal rescue agency, reported Friday's KRQE News . Otero County Sheriff's Office deputies who arrived to the property where the K-9 and Feline animal rescue was being operated discovered 10 dead dogs locked in crates, as well as a dead cat in a cage; another 22 dogs and 8 cats were still alive.

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