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Convention Center renovations under way; completion by July

Construction began last week on the renovations to the Town of Van Horn Convention Center. According to Jerry Pedroza, superintendent of the project from Pride General Contractors in El Paso, said that weather permitting, the renovations could be completed…
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Seyffert, Uranga win 3rd place at state debate competition

The VHHS Cross-Examination Debate team, composed of Camille Uranga and Kyle Seyffert, won 3rd place at the State Meet last week. This team, who has progressively gotten better all season, went undefeated on the first day of the meet. That moved them…
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Advocate price will increase next week

The Van Horn Advocate will increase its rack sales price to $1.00 beginning on April 2. Online subscribers will not be affected by the new increase. "As much as we would have preferred to keep the price at the current 75 cents, it is no longer feasible,"…
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Sheriff's Blotter March 26, 2015

3/10/15, McNanara, Elisa Marie, 23, Arizona. Warrant out of another county. 3/14/15, Rey, Edwardo, 31 of Van Horn. Warrant out of another county. In custody. 3/15/15, Morales, Jose, 24 of Anthony, NM. DWI. Released on bond. 3/15/15, Hector Olivas, 53,…
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Welsh family sells supermarkets to Porter's

The Welsh family has sold its last two supermarkets in Marfa and Van Horn to the Porter Family of Andrews. Pueblo Markets, as the stores have operated the last 15 years, will conclude business this Friday, March 20. Previously the stores were operated…
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VHHS students excel in debate and academics

VHHS has qualified two students for the 2014-2015 University Interscholastic League State Cross Examination Debate Meet to be held March 16-17 at the University of Texas at Austin. They are Camille Uranga and Kyle Seyffert,VHHS Juniors.
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New chapter for Ruby's Club

The Horseshoe Nite Club will write a new chapter for the location at 711 Laurel Street in Van Horn. The former Ruby's has a new owner with fresh ideas.
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County audit receives high marks

County commissioners on Monday approved the 2013-2014 audit presented by Knapp & Company, P.C. Rick Knapp, a representative for the accounting firm, told commissioners that aside from a few very minor discrepancies, the audit for the fiscal year reflected…
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Sen. Jose Rodriguez holds town hall meeting last week

State Sen. Jose Rodriguez held a town hall meeting on Saturday here in Van Horn to discuss various topics, including issues concerning education and health care. In particular his Senate bill 751 is aimed at granting full practice authority in Texas…
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