Career Day at Pine School

Students at Pine School got a look at varied and interesting careers last
week. The half day event featured eight guests who spoke of their
professions, their educations, and the opportunities within their careers.
Represented were dental assistant, bee keeping, ariel application (crop
dusting), banking, cosmetologist, crime prevention, fire fighting, and

Ariz. CBP Officers Arrest Child Rapist Man Had Warrants in Two States for Failing to Register

Yesterday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers assigned to the Douglas port arrested a Phoenix man who was wanted in two states for failing to register as a sex offender.

The 34-year-old U.S. citizen from Phoenix attempted to enter the U.S. through the Douglas port pedestrian processing area. During the initial screening process, CBP officers discovered the man was convicted in November 2002 in Seattle for three counts of Rape of a Child. Records check also revealed the man had multiple warrants for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender and for Escape of Community Custody. The man was taken into custody and turned over to the Douglas Police Department for extradition.

Tornado Outbreak in Midwest

The May 2011 tornado outbreak is an ongoing tornado outbreak across the Midwest, particularly from Lake Superior south to the Red River area. One especially destructive tornado resulted in catastrophic destruction in Joplin, Missouri and at least 89 deaths, the deadliest US tornado since one that hit Worcester, Massachusetts in 1953. Killer tornadoes were also reported in Minnesota and Kansas.