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 By TALON STAFF    News    February 16, 2018

YOUTH OF THE MONTH

Youth of the Month Aztec Boys & Girls Club Aleecia Espinosa always volunteers to help staff. Especially with other members. When watching the gym, Aleecia helps myself and other staff to spot...

 

TAYLOR FAMILY BRICK MAKING IN SJ COUNTY

TAYLOR FAMILY BRICK MAKING IN SJ COUNTY Elmer Franklin Taylor came to this part of the county at the age of 17. Here he married, built homes and raised a family of thirteen children (from two separate marriages to Mary Jane Steele and Adella Armina...

 

BUILDING INNOVATION STARTS AT HOME

"You should have success in your own backyard first and foremost---before anywhere else", said local inventor Frank Santoro. In 2009, this licensed general contractor, built the "first building of its...

 

MEMORIAM - James Cecil Hall

In Memoriam to a comic wit like few others. Celebrating all things Aztec, and many many things Sorehead, Jim Hall's comics inspired generations during the decades he wrote and ink'ed original comics...

 

WWII VET APPROACHES 100

Meet Gene Hamilton. Born in 1918 in Illinois, Hamilton moved to Aztec in 1941. Previous to coming here, he served in World War II as a Navy Medical Corpsman First Class, attached to an amphibious...

 
 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...

 

LT. COMMANDER J. JACOB SAIZ

Navy Lieutenant Commander J. Jacob Saiz, a 1995 graduate of Aztec High School, recently participated in a Change of Command Ceremony at Ft. Bliss, Texas. Saiz has done three tours in the Persian Gulf...

 
 By Dorothy Rowe    News    September 1, 2017

LOCAL RESIDENT NEEDS HELP

Mike Reid, a 30+ year resident of Aztec, needs our help. Two years ago he was diagnosed with Pulmonary Fibrosis, a disease that attacks the lungs. At this point, Mike has only 30% breathing capability...

 

VETERAN TRANSCENDS HOSPICE

"What would you do if I told you, you only have two weeks to live," Benny asked as he looked deep in my eyes after motoring his chair real close. Our conversation was winding down, but not its...

 
 By Rev. George    News    June 16, 2017

RELATIONSHIP MATTERS

The Tendency of Decision, Part I Last column we talked about how our choices, actions and results will either reflect the splendor of our Higher Self, or the littleness of our ego fear thoughts....

 

HAPPILY EVER AFTER

Once upon a time in Aztec, two people met, married, started their family, and are still living happily every after. This is a Valentine's story of those two people - Cyd and Frank James. Cyd...

 
 By Lisa Bailey    News    February 3, 2017

At Your Service

Recently there have been multiple occasions when a local couple have been turned away from area businesses based on the presence of their service dog/s. Flora Vista residents Michael and Peggy...

 

Peace Santa

Santa would like to thank everyone for the support over the years. We are collecting photos from past years. If you would like to contribute photos of Aztec Peace Santa, send them to: Tony Brady, PO...

 

Savanah Ray

Savanah Lee Ray was recently crowned Mrs. San Juan County-America 2017. She born and raised in Aztec. She graduated from New Haven Christian Academy in Farmington in 2003. She is a proud wife of Josh...

 

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