facebook-24x24

Even though Sallie Lovorn is not a military historian, while researching an article she was writing she about two years ago she discovered a World War I land battle that she'd never heard of. It was cleverly camouflaged in plain sight, there were articles in magazines, it was on the internet, and in books- which made it very intriguing. The Battle of Ambos Nogales was fought across the Arizona-Mexico border at Nogales in part by troops of the 10th Cavalry headquartered at Fort Huachuca. Cross border shooting incidents, the arrest of a German spy, insolence and overbearing conduct by U.S. customs inspectors towards Mexican border crossers, the receipt of an anonymous letter, and a sense of heightened tension during WWI erupted into a full blown battle August 27, 1918 about 4:10 pm when a Mexican National failed to stop for inspection as he crossed the border from Nogales, Arizona to Nogales, Sonora. American and Mexican customs officials, military, and civilians took part in the fight and trying to stop it. The program she presents focuses on the local aspects of the story of the Battle of Ambos Nogales and some of the Americans who participated in it.

Sallie Beraud Lovorn was born and raised in Lafayette, Louisiana, Sallie is a graduate of Lafayette High School, L.S.U. with a B.S. in Education with Specialization in Speech and Hearing, and Florida State University with an M.S. in Audiology. She married her best male friend, Stephen Lovorn, then a PFC in the U.S. Army, in the Presidio of Monterey Chapel in Monterey California December 20, 1984. Sallie finished her Clinical Fellowship Year at the 97th General Hospital of the Frankfurt Army Regional Medical Center in Frankfurt West Germany as an audiologist in the ENT Clinic earning her Clinical Certificate of Competence in Audiology in 1987. She gave birth to her first child in that hospital one floor below her office on her 6th wedding anniversary. While a geographically single Army wife and mom, she had two more children & raised all 3 for 11 years in Bastrop, Louisiana. All four moved to Sierra Vista, Arizona to join her husband at Fort Huachuca in May of 2002 shortly before his retirement from the U.S. Army September 11, 2003. Sallie enjoys volunteering, needlecrafts, researching, and writing.

The Cochise County Corral of the Westerners meets at 7 p.m. the first Thursday of each month at Schieffelin Hall, Fremont St. at 4th, Tombstone. Come and see this wonderful, historic theater built in 1882. There is an optional 5-ish pre-meeting dinner at the Longhorn Restaurant, Allen St., Tombstone. Call or email ahead so we can tell the restaurant how many to expect. This is Cochise County’s corral and all are welcome. For more information contact Sheriff Doug Hocking (doug@doughocking.com),378-1833, or Nevada Smith 520-642-7601; 775-482-7601, or Trail Boss Bob Spahle,bobsp1882@gmail.com, 732-1036. To R.S.V.P. for dinner, contact the Recorder of Marks and Brands Liz Severnljsevern@gmail.com, 220-6313. Everyone is invited.

Join GCB Three Times Weekly Updates

Welcome to Three Times Weekly Updates! You will be subscribed to email notifications with links to recently posted articles.
captcha 
You can unsubscribe anytime. We never share or rent your email to anyone.

Fire Alerts

Editor's Note

Mary Alice tried out a different format for reporting the lengthy County Commission preliminary budget hearing. Instead of traditional narrative sentences, to do it more quickly and efficiently, she put the name of each speaker before a paraphrased version of their comments. Questions were not necessarily asked by the speaker, but they were answered by the one replying. Please let editor@grantcountybeat.com know if you love, hate or are indifferent about the format. It may lead to how some reports are written henceforth in order to get them out in a more timely manner.

Mary Alice is back, but on slow-mo, trying to catch up with all that didn't get done before she had to leave. And doing everything that happened after she got back! Working on it

Those new to providing news releases to the Beat are asked to please check out submission guidelines at http://www.grantcountybeat.com/about/submissions. They are for your information to make life easier on the readers, as well as the editor.

Classifieds: Check periodically to see if any news ones have popped up. Welcome to our new version of classified ads.  We invite you our readers to post your own classifieds, which are available for viewing 24/7 and are very reasonable in price, because you do all the work yourselves. A recent classified for a van brought a sale within two days. It's really easy to check to see if there's a classified ad. Just click on Classifieds in the blue menu and the page will open letting you know if there is a classified ad. Remember that your buying classified ads gives you a wide readership, as well as supporting the Beat. Post YOURS for quick results!

Images: We have received complaints about large images blocking parts of other articles. If you encounter this problem, click on the title of the article you want to read and it will take you to that article's page, which shows only that article without any intruders. It's a software problem, not easily fixable, other than showing fewer articles per summary page. If you are a frequent visitor, you might not mind fewer articles per page, but if you only come once in a while, you likely want to see more articles to browse. Write me at editor@grantcountybeat.com to let me know your feelings on this issue. 

Compliance: Because you are an esteemed member of The Grant County Beat readership, be assured that we at the Beat continue to do everything we can to be in full compliance with GDPR and pertinent US law, so that the information you have chosen to give to us cannot be compromised. 

New Columnists: The Beat continues to bring you new columnists.Recent additions  include one about end of life options, Compassionate Care.

The Beat has a column for you gardeners out there. The Grant County Extension Service will bring you monthly columns on gardening issues. The first one posted is on Winterizing your houseplants and patio plants.

The Beat totally appreciates its readers and subscribers!  

WARNING:

All articles and photos indicated by a byline are copyrighted to the author or photographer. You may not use any information found within the articles without asking permission AND giving attribution to the source. Photos can be requested and may incur a nominal fee for use personally or commercially.

NOTE: If an article does not have a byline, it was sent to the Beat and written by someone not affiliated with the Beat

Don't forget to tell advertisers that you saw their ad on the Beat.

Newsletter: If you subscribe to the Join GCB Three Times Weekly Updates option on the left side of this page, you will be subscribed to email notifications with links to recently posted articles.

Here for YOU: Consider the Beat your DAILY newspaper for up-to-date information about Grant County. It's at your fingertips! One Click to Local News.

Feel free to notify editor@grantcountybeat.com, if you notice any problems on the site. Your convenience is my desire for the Beat.

Thanks for your support for and your readership of Grant County's online news source—www.grantcountybeat.com

20190414