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Annual golf tournament

The Knights of Columbus Council #14583 is holding its 5th Annual Golf Tournament to benefit the Most Holy Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ Roman Catholic Parish, Inc. in Rio Rico, AZ. The tournament will be held October 22, 2011 with a check-in time of 8 a.m. at the Kino Springs Country Club. There will be trophies and prizes for ... Read More »

Nogales Night Out


The City of Nogales held its Annual Nogales Night Out this past Thursday, August 25, 2011. The event was held, free of charge to the public at Teyechea Park from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., which also featured music and entertainment. The event main purpose was for law enforcement agencies and the local community to have an evening filled with ... Read More »

Teacher of the year 2011


The Santa Cruz Superintendents Office in partnership with the Nogales Rotary Club has named its 2011 Teacher of the Year this past August 19, 2011. Fifteen local teachers were in the running for the top prize and at the event all were honored but a runner up and a grand prizewinner was announced. The event is a year long process ... Read More »

Community Food Bank adds SNAP

Staff and volunteers at the Nogales Community Food bank assist in the application process of the SNAP program.

The Nogales Community Food Bank is now offering assistance with the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), which was formerly known as food stamps. “The Idea was to create a one stop location to receive these programs that are so vital to our community,” said Community Food Bank (NCFB) Director Arthur Espinoza. Members of the community are now able to call ... Read More »

McDonald’s serves up education

Staff at the Mariposa McDonalds enjoy the new classes as  staff from the Santa Cruz One Stop look on.

Serving tasty hamburgers in some of the busiest McDonald’s in the country is something local employees pride themselves with on a daily basis, but also furthering your education and job skills is now part of the package deal. McDonald’s and Santa Cruz County’s One-Stop Career Center are working together to educate and train the local talent currently employed at our ... Read More »

Western Boxing Club

Rene Jimenez, founder and trainer, at Western Boxing Club talks about boxing, his students and the future of the gym.

Before he was a trainer or boxer, Rene Jimenez was playing basketball at a local gym in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, when an argument turned into a melee involving several other people. This unfortunate incident turned into something positive because watching from a distance, local championship boxer David “El Destroyer” Lopez witnessed the brawl and immediately recruited Jimenez as a boxer. ... Read More »

Nogales Rotary Club installs new President and Board of Directors

Outgoing President Patricia Wallace  congratulates new Rotary President Jorge Leon.

Nogales Rotary Club installs new President and Board of Directors The Nogales Rotary Club held an installation and awards banquet on June 23, 2011 for its incoming new president Jorge L. Leon. The out coming President Patricia Wallace conducted the greeting and introductions of recognition awards recipients for the 2010 Rotary year. The Rotarian of the Year award was presented ... Read More »

Leo Club Hosts its first fundraiser

Leo Club members at the Nogales Fourth of July festivities and parade. Leo members sold food as a fundraiser for future projects and also had a float at the parade as a promotional tool for the club.

The Santa Cruz River Leo Club held its first fundraiser on the Fourth of July. The club also participated in the local Nogales Fourth of July parade riding on a Ford Super Duty truck loaned to them by the local Horne Ford Dealership. The newly charted club was busy over the past weeks preparing to participate in the city’s largest ... Read More »

Fundraiser held in Rio Rico

Knights of Columbus

The Knights of Columbus held it’s yearly fundraiser to build a new building in Rio Rico for the Most Holy Nativity Catholic Church. This was an all weekend event held at the Rio Rico Racquet Club that concluded with a superb breakfast on Sunday morning. The church has acquired the property and a design plan to go forward with the ... Read More »

Luis Fernando Parra, Infantryman

Local attorney Luis Fernando Parra with soldiers from the First Calvary Division during active service overseas stop and pose for a photo of remembrance to share with family upon their return home.

On August 2, 1990 militarized units from the country of Iraq invaded and seized control of Kuwait. The invasion triggered a global effort, which included the United States. One such effort was Operation Desert Shield to deter any efforts on the part of Iraq to further invade Kuwait’s oil rich neighbor, Saudi Arabia. On August 7, deployment of U.S. forces ... Read More »

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