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 By J.R. SYKES    Opinion    November 9, 2018

J.R.'S CORNER

J.R.’s Corner Voting is over for a little while, but don’t put your voters card away just yet. Aztec Municipal Schools will hold elections in...

 

J.R.'s Corner

This week, I’d like to extend my thanks to our sponsors, TALON staff, and the county’s 1st responders for the support of our special publication...

 
 By J.R. SYKES    Opinion    August 24, 2018

J.R.'s Corner

Recently, our fine city joined other Tri-City municipalities proposing to increase Sales Tax, as a remedy to falling GRT revenues as reported in our...

 
 By J.R. SYKES    Opinion    August 17, 2018

J.R.'s Corner

Fact: If you’re business or group advertising plan is social media, not “everybody” will get what you publish. Take that for what it is, social...

 
 By J.R. SYKES    Opinion    August 3, 2018

J.R.'s Corner

In the past two years just over 1 billion fake Facebook (Fb) accounts (over 50%) were closed. This week Fb has closed more fake accounts involved in ...

 
 By J.R. SYKES    Opinion    July 20, 2018

J.R.'s Corner

Its been a beautiful week of classic cool mornings, followed by seasonally warm midday, and evening showers to cool us off just in time for bedtime....

 
 By J.R. SYKES    Opinion    July 13, 2018

J.R.'s CORNER

Bloomfield managed without much fanfare to pull off a great fireworks show on Thursday night, in the rain, and many citizens were able to come out...

 
 By J.R. SYKES    Opinion    July 6, 2018

J.R.'s Corner

Last week, and time and again since December 7th, 2017, we at your local news office (TALON) have been called on to cover issues which continue to...

 
 By J.R. Sykes    Opinion    June 22, 2018

J.R.'S CORNER

I would like to thank the good citizens who’ve stepped up to support TALON with advertising, classifieds, and subscriptions over the past weeks. As...

 
 By J.R. Sykes    News    June 22, 2018

4-H-ERS TO NATIONAL SHOOTING FINALS

San Juan 4H Air Rifle Team L-R: Cary Bramwell, Robbie MCcartney, Jordan Harris, Logan Moore,...

 
 By J.R. Sykes    Politics    June 22, 2018

CITY FIRE BAN

We promised you this article last week, but somehow it didn’t make the press. Our apology, here ‘tis. On June 12, City of Aztec passed the...

 
 By J.R. Sykes    Opinion    June 15, 2018

J.R.'s Corner

As we continue to work to bring the community good local news, here at TALON we continue to see the effects of the Federal Tax on newspapers. This...

 
 By J.R. Sykes    News    June 15, 2018

TALON EMAIL ` DOWN THIS WEEK !

During the period from Sunday June 10 - Thursday June 14th TALON email was offline. Any and all email sent to TALON during this time has been lost to...

 
 By J.R. Sykes    Opinion    June 8, 2018

J.R.'s Corner

PUBLIC SAFETY CONCERN This fine Wednesday morning in Aztec, my family and many other Aztec-ans awoke to the smell of smoke, eyes burning, and a white...

 
 By J.R. Sykes    News    June 8, 2018

BUSINESS FEATURE

ROGER MURRAY AND Ashley Q. Seyfarth NEW Partners operating the Kare Drug locations in Bloomfield...

 
 By J.R. Sykes    Opinion    June 8, 2018

DEAR TALON

Dear TALON, As the 6th leading cause of death, and the only cause of death in the top ten without a cure, prevention or effective treatment,...

 
 By J.R. Sykes    News    June 8, 2018

LOCAL HIGHLIGHT

Delightful Dizzy Dames Red Hat ladies HOSTED a "remember the 50's" party on may 19 at the home of...

 
 By J.R. Sykes    Opinion    May 25, 2018

J.R.'S CORNER

After a loooooooooo-ong school year marred with horror and tragedy, graduation time is finally here. The birds are singing, iris’ bloom, and summer...

 
 By J.R. Sykes    News    May 25, 2018

Church Camp Fundraiser

The Aztec Church of the Nazarene held their first yard sale fundraiser this past weekend 05.19.18. According to Pastor DeWeese, This weekend’s yard...

 
 By J.R. Sykes    News    May 25, 2018

THE THIN BLUE LINE IS LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT - HERE WE SHARE THE RESULTS OF THEIR DIFFICULT AND DANGEROUS WORK

On Saturday 05.19.18, TALON caught up with Aztec Police Captian Troy Morris, and officers McKinney...

 
 By J.R. Sykes    Opinion    May 18, 2018

SUPPORT FOR SANTA FE TEXAS

Our prayers go out to the families and victims of yesterday's high school shooting in Santa Fe Texas. This has taken ten lives, and injured ten more....

 
 By J.R. Sykes    Opinion    May 4, 2018

J.R.'s Corner

Effective May 1, 2018, due to pressure from insurance, healthcare, and fuel cost increases, D.C. tariffs aimed directly at the newspaper industry,...

 
 By J.R. Sykes    Opinion    April 27, 2018

J.R.'s Corner

Our heart and prayers go to the family suffering in Aztec this week from the loss of their 5th grader. Aztec Schools has partnered with PMS to bring...

 
 By J.R. Sykes    Opinion    April 13, 2018

COULD OUR FREEDOM TO SPEAK SOON GO AWAY?

This week our Department of Homeland Security (DHS), initiated a request for a contractor to build a database of journalists, media influencers, news...

 
 By J.R. Sykes    Opinion    April 6, 2018

J.R.'S Corner

Digital publication has become common throughout the U.S. Readers sometimes erroneously believe that newsprint is no longer necessary. However, U.S....

 

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