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The holiday season traditionally is viewed as a time for children. The staff at the Doña Ana County Detention Center will strive, for the ninth consecutive year, to bring some of the traditional holiday cheer to the juveniles who are being detained locally.
Doña Ana County has announced that Frank Torres has assumed the position of chief building official, working under the direction of Community Development Director Judy Price. He came on board with the county Dec. 6.
Doña Ana County has received formal notification from District Judge John W. Pope that its condemnation of a water well and 200 acre feet of water rights in Santa Teresa will be upheld, despite protests by the City of Sunland Park, Santa Teresa Service Company and the Phyllis Crowder Bankruptcy Estate.
Oct. 31, 2012, 6 a.m. As of 9:49 p.m. on Oct. 30, the Doña Ana County Industrial Park was reopened for business and the Doña Ana County Airport at Santa Teresa reopened to air traffic and personnel. Hazmat testing at the scene yielded no results. An investigation by the Doña Ana County Fire and Emergency Services Department and the New Mexico State Police remains underway to determine what made people ill at the industrial park on Oct. 30.
The trustee of the Charlie Crowder bankruptcy estate on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit that had been filed in June of 1998 alleging that Doña Ana County had acted beyond the scope of its authority in seeking to condemn a water well and water rights in the Santa Teresa area.