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Doña Ana County Detention Center inmate Daryl Spencer Freeman, 23, died Thursday at Memorial Medical Center after complaining from his medical-unit jail cell of dizziness, pain and shortness of breath.
District 4 Doña Ana County Commissioner D. Kent Evans is among 45 leaders from across the state selected to participate in the 2006-2007 Leadership New Mexico Core Program. This is the 11th class for the Leadership New Mexico Core Program.
Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have scheduled four site visits this week to assist flood-affected residents and small-business owners with the process for recovery assistance. All site visits will feature bilingual translation services.
Doña Ana County Manager Brian D. Haines has announced the promotion of M. Sue Padilla to the position of Assistant County Manager. The promotion became effective Sept. 1. She retains her duties as Director of Utilities and Environmental Services.
The Doña Ana County Engineering Department has ordered the immediate closure of the Mesilla Dam Bridge on County Road C-06 south of Las Cruces. The bridge – located just west of the dam – appears in imminent danger of failure due to high water flows.
A press conference regarding the Katie Sepich murder case will be held at 1 p.m. today in the Multi-Purpose Suite on the first floor of the Doña Ana County Government Center at 845 N. Motel Blvd. in Las Cruces.