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Presidio election results: John Ferguson will stay on as mayor

May 6th, 2017

PRESIDIO — Presidio Mayor John Ferguson won re-election Saturday in the City of Presidio general election. Victor Hernandez and Samuel Carrasco will join the Presidio City Council.

In the Presidio Independent School District Board of Trustees election, incumbents Carlos Nieto, Velva Sanez and Alfredo Muñiz held onto their seats. Dr. Luis Lozano won election to the board …

Presidio city election 2017: Wide range of choices in Presidio City Council election

April 6th, 2017

By CAMERON DODD

cameron@bigbendnow.com

PRESIDIO — Non-partisan local elections present voters with the choice of a cast of local volunteers who campaign unsupported and unhindered by party affiliation. In the absence of platform or ideological rigor, candidates offer earnest and idealistic, albeit often vague, campaign pledges, short on details but heavy on enthusiasm for making the communities …

ACLU to open El Paso border rights office

April 6th, 2017

El PASO — In September 2017, the American Civil Liberties Union’s Regional Center for Border Rights (RCBR) will begin relocation of its primary base of operations 46 miles to the south in El Paso, while maintaining a smaller presence in Las Cruces to continue providing services throughout southern New Mexico.

Founded with a mission of holding …

Big Bend Sector BP agents seize nearly $1 million in drugs at checkpoint

Big Bend Sector BP agents seize nearly $1 million in drugs at checkpoint

April 6th, 2017

Brick of narcotics seized at the Sierra Blanca Border Patrol check point.

SIERRA BLANCA – Border Patrol agents assigned to the Sierra Blanca checkpoint arrested a United States Citizen on Monday who was attempting to smuggle narcotics through the immigration checkpoint in a Kenworth tractor-trailer, according to an agency news release.

While agents were conducting an …

Alpine man arrested for brandishing pistol

Alpine man arrested for brandishing pistol

April 6th, 2017

Allen G. Croft

ALPINE – Alpine martial arts instructor Allen G. Croft was arrested Monday evening at the 300 block East Holland Avenue after Alpine Police Department officers responded to a call regarding “a male subject pointing a pistol at EMS/Fire personnel and threatening neighbors as well, according to the APD.

Croft was arrested shortly after …

Alpine PD arrest four in meth bust

April 6th, 2017

ALPINE – Four Alpine residents were arrested last Friday on charges of possession of controlled substances following an Alpine Police Department execution of a search warrant on the 2200 block of West Highway 90, according to the APD’s Facebook page.

During the search, the department’s post alleges, officers discovered “a white crystal like substance” which tested …

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