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Sheriff’s Blotter

Wednesday, April 15

1:30 p.m. A husband and wife reported that when they sat down to file their taxes they were given a notice indicating that someone had already used their Social Security numbers to file a tax return.

Thursday, April 16

2:00 p.m. A gate was reported missing from the Lebanon Cemetery, along with the latch and two hinges that went with it. One of the owners stated that if someone needed a gate so bad that he would have given it to them. He estimated the cost of the gate to be $40.

Friday, April 17

3:04 a.m. A fire was reported to...

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Thank you letters

Family thankful for kindness

The family of Winborn L. (Windy) Davis would like to say thank you to everyone who was so kind to us at this very difficult time. Windy fought his cancer for 11 years so there are...

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Community calendar

Community Calendar, April 28

Email announcements to and include "Community Calendar" in the subject field. Items submitted less than two weeks in advance will be less likely to be published. Entries and the calendar may be edited for length and content.

Monday, April 27

Free Storm Spotter and Weather Safety Training by the National Weather Service, 6 p.m. at Cortez Journal Community Room, 123 N.

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Clubs and organizations

Powers to train as Navy pilot

Jack Powers, 22, a 2011 graduate of Montezuma-Cortez High School, has received a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of New Mexico. As a Naval ROTC student, he has also earned a commission as a Navy officer. In March, he will report to Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla., and will commence training as a student Naval aviator.

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