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 By Jacque Ritchie    News    October 13, 2017 

TEACHER SAVES A LIFE

The actions of a quick-thinking Koogler Middle School staff member averted a possible tragedy last week. The day started out as usual for 8th grade student Taylor Larsen. Larsen was enjoying a burger...

 

LOCAL 4-H MEMBERS BRING HOME AWARD

The first ever NM State 4-H Food Challenge was held September 16, 2017 at the 4-H Youth Hall on the NM State Fairgrounds in Albuquerque. The contest was modeled after "chopped" type television...

 
 By Debbie Israel    News    October 13, 2017 

CITY COMMISSION

The Aztec City Commission met for their regular meeting on Oct. 10. The meeting was preceded by a workshop for commissioners to discuss changes to the personnel policy. All commissioners were present...

 
 By Renee Bailey    News    October 13, 2017 

A LITTLE HOME AT HOME

Aztec and Flora Vista are a community, and as such share many things together. One thing that we share is that there are members of our community who go to bed hungry. It was saddening to find the...

 

MCCOY HELPS SISTER SCHOOL

Mrs. Lexi Audit is a former teacher at McCoy Elementary who has moved to Florida. She is now a kindergarten teacher at Shadowlawn Elementary School in Collier County, Florida. Because Florida just went through a devastating natural disaster, McCoy...

 

UNEMPLOYMENT RATES SOAR IN SAN JUAN COUNTY

San Juan County suffers nearly twice the unemployment rate at 7.7% of the national rate of 4.4%. Farmington, at 7.4%, fares slightly better than Aztec and Bloomfield at 8.2%. Of course, the oil/gas industry has been hardest hit, but that in turn...

 
 By Dorothy Nobis    News    October 13, 2017 

BLOOMFIELD'S MUNICIPAL OPERATIONS CENTER

Ray Sterling sat in his office at the Bloomfield Municipal Operations Center, but it was obvious he doesn't spend much time there. Clean, tidy, with no empty coffee cups or piles of papers stacked up...

 

SAN JUAN COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPT

In the United States, people are innocent until proven guilty. The people on this list have not had their day in court, and have not been convicted of the charges. Matthew Harrison, 27, Shiprock, WXT-Failure to Appear Jonathan Wheeler, 32, Durango,...

 

AZTEC POLICE DEPARTMENT

In the United States, people are innocent until proven guilty. The people on this list have not had their day in court, and have not been convicted of the charges. Fidel Salazar, 68, Aztec, Contempt of court - misdemeanor Dusty Walkinshaw, 23,...

 

BLOOMFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT

In the United States, people are innocent until proven guilty. The people on this list have not had their day in court, and have not been convicted of the charges. Gilbert Roger, 41, Fruitland, BMC - Drinking in public Herman Canuto, 62, Aztec,...

 
 By TALON Staff    News    October 13, 2017 

AZTEC MERCHANTS UNITED

The Aztec Merchants United met on Tuesday, October 10 at the Aztec Hub. Items discussed were: 1. Susan Agguire of Lil’ Aztec Flower Shop passed the job of Facilitator for the group to Sandi Harber of Urban Rebel Antiques. 2. There was a short...

 
 By TALON Staff    News    October 13, 2017 

TEACHERS MEEET AND GREET

Monday, October 9th at 7:30 am, new teachers and staff from the Aztec Municipal Schools District (AMSD) were hosted by Aztec Merchants United at The Aztec HUB for a continental breakfast and community meet and greet. Attendance was strong and include...

 

PMS WELCOMES PRISCILLA ROTH-WALL

Presbyterian Medical Services (PMS) - Farmington Community Health Center (FCHC), is pleased to welcome Priscilla Roth-Wall, Ph.D., MSCP. Ms. Roth-Wall is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with more than 30 years in health psychology. She is a member...

 

AHS STUDENTS SELECTED FOR HONOR BAND

Congratulations to the AHS students who were recently selected to participate in the 2017 NW New Mexico District Honor Band. Those selected include: Autumn Bernardi, Serena Arnold, Charlotte Martin, Aedan Wells, Lizbeth Amador, Alex Lee and Adrian...

 

NEW MESSAGE SYSTEM AT AZTEC SCHOOLS

Aztec schools have implemented a new school messenger program. Schools began by sending a text message to allow parents to opt in if they want to receive the messages about events and weather. If you didn’t receive the initial message, you can...

 

BOOK CHARACTER PARADE

Park Avenue Elementary School will be having a “Book Character Parade” on Oct. 31 at 1:30 pm. Mark your calendar to come watch all the characters come to life!...

 
 By TALON Staff    News    October 13, 2017 

GATEWAY CIVITAN CLUB

The Gateway Civitan Club, Bloomfield, met Thursday 10/12 at Noon at Roadside Restaurant in Bloomfield. Among other business, new Officers took office for the 2017-2018 terms: Lisa Gomez, President; Craig Barker, President Elect; Debbie Serrano,...

 

BLOOMFIELD SENIOR CENTER NEWS

Spare Change Jars are out in the community at: Big R, Farmer’s Market, Sonya’s, Roadside, Panda Garden, and Ace Hardware. This spare change is used to help Bloomfield families in need at the holiday times. Please be generous and the jars do...

 

SHOTGUN TEAM WINS AWARDS

The Azec Shotgun Team brought home awards in State Senior Team (Cameron Martinez, Garret Dickens, Ian Hull, Conner Shahan, Lane Klohn); State Junior Team (Robbie McCartney, Brayden Munkres, Colton...

 

AZTEC SCHOOL BOARD

The Aztec School Board held their monthly meeting on Sept. 14. All board members were present, including President Wayne Ritter, Vice-President Roger Collins, and members Ryan Lane, Jimmy Dusenbery an...

 

SAN JUAN COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPT

In the United States, people are innocent until proven guilty. The people on this list have not had their day in court, and have not been convicted of the charges. Donny Tee, 28, Farmington, Shoplifting Under $250.00; Revoke Conditions of Release-...

 

MERCY HOSPICE HOUSE

Mercy Hospice House, a new residential hospice facility on the Mercy Regional Medical Center campus, opened for patient care on Tuesday, October 3. Mercy Hospice House’s hospice-trained professionals will provide 24-hour care, and other staff will...

 

AZTEC POLICE DEPARTMENT

In the United States, people are innocent until proven guilty. The people on this list have not had their day in court, and have not been convicted of the charges. Valtincio Merritt, 34, Aztec, Battery (household member); Interference with...

 
 By Debbie Israel    News    October 6, 2017

NIGHT SCHOOL TO BEGIN

The Aztec School Board held a special meeting on Sept. 28 to discuss implementation of night school for the Aztec school district. Board members voted to approve the night school, which will be held...

 
 By TALON Staff    News    October 6, 2017

LOCALS VOLUNTEER TO CLEANUP AFTER HURRICANE HARVEY

Our community is rich with local heroes. They come forward to help in many situations. Several people in our area traveled to Houston to help with the floods that the city suffered in late August as...

 

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